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The annual AIA Honor Awards--the highest honor bestowed by the American Institute of Architects to a completed built project--serve as a sort of industry-wide pulse check, and a reflection of the values upheld by the professional organization. So what do this year's winners say about architecture today?
A year ago, we said we would focus more on how the public can participate in our investigative reporting. We wanted to work more collaboratively and openly, and create more opportunities for participation. So, our engagement team focused on finding the right audience -- not just the biggest -- to not only ...

What is explicit is the ruling written by appellate Judge Paul McMurdie in a case involving whether the public was entitled to the text messages between Department of Public Safety officers at the scene of an accident. The officers admitted they routinely use their personal phones for official business.
Yet, around 70% of healthcare in India is provided through the private sector, comprising both legally trained and illegal doctors. This can result in unnecessary expenses, inadequate or even dangerous treatments from unqualified practitioners, and the waste of public sector resources spent on underused ...
"The government, who, despite warnings carried on with its programme of outsourcing public services to this company, must stand ready to bring these contracts back into public control, stabilise the situation and safeguard our public services." Mick Cash, general secretary of the Rail, Maritime and ...
The company has filed documents to go public, people briefed on the matter said on Thursday. If Dropbox -- last valued by private-market investors at about $10 billion -- follows through on an initial public offering, it will become one of the highest-profile technology companies of late to seek a stock market ...
The Trump Administration, aided by a willing but slim majority in Congress, began to comprehensively dismantle public lands protections in 2017. The regulatory results were fairly astonishing. They amount to an unprecedented rollback of conservation norms that date back to Theodore Roosevelt, who ...
Americold Realty Trust, the Atlanta-based company that plans to build a cold-storage facility on Portland's western waterfront, has launched an initial public offering with the goal of raising up to $384 million. Americold is offering 24 million common shares for sale and expects those shares to be priced ...
David Welch, a Kingston Republican who is chairman of the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee, urged for the defeat based on a commission's ongoing study of possible legalization, taxation, and regulation of marijuana. The commission reports back to the legislature by Nov. 1. "It is better ...
Last week, the bipartisan Committee for a Responsible Foreign Policy--a bipartisan advocacy group calling for congressional oversight of America's lengthy list of military interventions abroad--released the results of a survey that show broad public support for Congress to reclaim its constitutional ...
This is flagrantly unConstitutional but, unfortunately, not surprising: While it is technically possible for a public school to offer a course focusing solely on the Bible that complies with the Constitution, it's very difficult to actually do, even with the best of intentions. And many public schools that offer such ...
Apple announced that it will demolish an Indigenous cultural center for a new flagship store at Federation Square, a public plaza in Melbourne, Australia. Critics of the plan say that it goes against the intended purpose of the square as a public space, free of commercial interests. In a statement over the weekend, Fed Square ...
President Donald Trump said in a wild, freewheeling public meeting with lawmakers on Tuesday that he wanted to enact bipartisan immigration reform, which he called a "bill of love," that both secured the border and resolved the fate of young unauthorized immigrants whose temporary protection from deportation is expiring ...
If you've been using Seattle Public Library's SPL Mobile app, be prepared to move on by the end of next month. Because it will no longer be supported. The Library has notified its patrons that its mobile app for both Android and iOS will be sunset at the end of January 2018. The reason? A better website.
No one who works in a public school needs research to know that small class sizes are good for students. Small class sizes are good for student learning, but research just reinforces what public school employees already know - for children, the more time with and attention from quality instructors they ...

Iranian police clashed with protesters demonstrating against government corruption on Friday, in a rare public show of discontent in the Islamic republic. About 300 people gathered in the western city of Kermanshah on Friday calling for a "revolution", shouting "where's my paycheck?", "the people are ...
This week the crew -- Katie Roof, Matthew Lynley, Alex Wilhelm -- were joined by Barrett Daniels, the CEO of Nextstep Advisory, an IPO shop that helps companies go public. Guess what we talked about? Yes, we went back through the biggest debuts of 2017, several of the quiet hits and the laggards.
Arizona education officials have not commented on the ruling but many have weighed in on the Mexican-American Studies programs in the past. Indeed, Tucson's program drew negative attention from officials at the stae's Department of Education. Tom Horne, the former superintendent of public instruction, ...
The speech was Franken's first public appearance since announcing his plans to resign after eight women accused him of various instances of sexual harassment and misconduct over the years. Earlier this month, dozens of Franken's Democratic colleagues called on him to resign because of the ...
FirstNet, the nationwide broadband network for first responders, will be the official public safety network for all 50 US states. The network has been a very long time coming. Having been initially proposed following the 9/11 attacks, the FCC approved LTE to be the standard on which it would function back in ...
Every new year the British monarch recognizes people who have made a contribution to public life in the U.K. While the "New Year's Honors List" usually includes members of the political, social and economic elite, the majority of those honored are ordinary people who have helped others in their daily lives ...
Edward Troup, who steps down at the end of 2017 as executive chair and permanent secretary of HM Revenue & Customs, receives a knighthood in the New Year honours list, one of many public servants to be recognised. Troup turned from poacher to gamekeeper in 2004 when he left Simmons ...
"To deny a public hearing because the public health and environment issues are so grave and immediate weighs in favor of the existence of a substantial public interest," the judges said. "If anything, this factor supports a conclusion that the public interest in the permit would be heightened, rather than ...
President Trump flew to Salt Lake City this month to remove 2 million acres from two national monuments in Utah, and to rebuke "distant bureaucrats" for acting to safeguard the West's public domain without adequately consulting neighboring communities. "Under my administration, we will advance that ...
Sen. Al Franken · Alan (Al) Stuart FrankenDemocrats turn on Al Franken Schumer called, met with Franken and told him to resign Overnight finance: Trump says shutdown 'could happen' | Ryan, conservatives inch closer to spending deal | Senate approves motion to go to tax conference | Ryan promises ...
police also appealed for members of the public to come forward with any information that might lead them to the killer. Officials have released few details since a property manager who was called to check on their welfare found the bodies in a basement apartment in a house along the Hudson River in Troy, ...
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo plans to introduce legislation that would require all campuses in the State University and City University of New York systems to create their own food pantries or ensure another "stigma-free" way to give hungry students access to food, his office announced Thursday. In the latest in a ...
An Illinois judge dealt a blow to Anti-Abortion groups Thursday, dismissing a lawsuit aimed at stopping a law that's about to take effect that would expand Medicaid and state-employee group health insurance to cover abortions. Sangamon County Associate Circuit Judge Jennifer Ascher ruled that the ...
President Donald Trump's administration is rescinding proposed rules for hydraulic fracturing and other oil- and gas-drilling practices on government lands, government officials announced Thursday. The rules developed under President Barack Obama would have applied mainly in the West, where most ...
Some scholars point out that public art can be an educational tool for community youth, encouraging creative learning and cultural awareness. One study transformed a busy intersection in Portland, Oregon into a public art space, and in interviewing residents found that the painted space created greater ...
Although seemingly accessible, with the look and feel of public land, privately owned public spaces - or "Pops" - are usually enforced by private security companies. A Guardian Cities investigation revealed an almost complete lack of transparency over who owns the sites in London, and how they are ...
Bloomington police did not have a description of the shooter and are asking for the public's help. Call Detective Paul Swanlund at 309-434-2373 or, if you wish to remain anonymous, call McLean County crime Stoppers at 309-828-1111. If your call leads to the arrest and indictment of suspect(s) you may be ...
KALISPELL -- Montana fish, Wildlife and Parks is hosting four public meetings in January across northwest Montana to share information and gather input on tentative hunting ... The statewide proposals are available for review and comment at fwp.mt.gov/hunting under "Opportunity for Public Comment.".
LA law enforcement ask public to be vigilant during holiday season. email ... Representatives for the LAPD, the L.A. County Sheriff's Department and the FBI held a joint news conference Friday to let the public know keeping the public safe is a shared ... That responsibility also requires the public's help.
With the bar for journalists to prove public interest in the UK higher than in many other jurisdictions, the case could prove a litmus test for the protections offered for genuine public interest journalism. All while other protections - exemptions for use of data, for example - are under threat. The Paradise Papers ...
Air quality officials on Friday cited Southern California Gas Co. for a 50-minute gas leak at its Aliso Canyon storage facility earlier this week, accusing the utility of causing a public nuisance by exposing nearby residents to foul odors. The South Coast Air Quality Management District said it received 15 odor ...
SHAPIRO: Trump is eager to win public approval for the tax cut. So far, public approval for this president has been hard to come by, as NPR's Scott Horsley reports. SCOTT HORSLEY, BYLINE: President Trump says the tax cut will add rocket fuel to the U.S. economy, but the economy is already in high orbit ...
Going public refers to a private company's initial public offering (IPO), thus becoming a publicly traded and owned entity. businesses usually go public to raise capital in hopes of expanding. venture capitalists may use IPOs as an exit strategy (a way of getting out of their investment in a company). The IPO ...
The convicted murderer and former "Blade Runner" Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been injured during a fight in prison over the use of a public phone, according to a South African prison official. The double amputee, who is serving a 13-year jail sentence, was left with bruising after the altercation, the ...
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced an adult smoking cessation education campaign aimed at encouraging cigarette smokers to quit through messages of support that underscore the health benefits of quitting. These messages will be displayed in and around gas stations and ...
Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai is facing mounting pressure from supporters of net neutrality to delay this week's vote to roll back the Internet rules because of fake or fraudulent public comments filed with the commission. The number of questionable submissions to the FCC ...
Hundreds of sex offenders are being released from jail despite posing a risk to the public due to "shocking" failings by a major prison, a damning report has revealed. An inspection of HMP Dartmoor, which holds high-risk offenders, found that it was failing to protect the public because of "unplanned, rushed ...
Republicans have a new public enemy No. 1: Peter Strzok, the FBI agent who was reassigned from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team over allegedly anti-Trump text messages he sent during the presidential race. A slate of reports from multiple outlets have catapulted the once-anonymous ...
The chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday warned investors of the dangers of putting their money into cryptocurrencies, saying trading and public offerings in the emerging asset class may be in violation of federal securities law. The statement by Jay Clayton came just ...
Michael Barrett, director of the Missouri public defender's office, received an odd summons late last month. A Missouri judge in a county he had never stepped foot in ordered him to be in his court on Monday to represent four defendants. Barrett said that as the director, he is rarely assigned to cases ...
Such large donations are an important part of meeting the lofty fund-raising goals that colleges and universities are frequently chasing. The percentage of its goal Colby raised before going public isn't unusual. Raising large sums before publicly launching a campaign allows institutions to decide where to ...
Last month we posted our first "dispatch" from the frontlines of public schooling's values and identity-based wars, conflicts ultimately entered on the Public Schooling Battle Map, an interactive database of such contests. The monthly dispatch is intended to lay out some of the themes we've observed in ...
Los Angeles officials have debated for decades how best to provide for one of the most basic needs of homeless people. For those camped in the 50-block skid row district, the streets have been an open-air restroom -- with only nine toilets available overnight in recent months to as many as 1,800 people ...


 

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