Welcome to the ‘smart’ home revolution!  Here at AIBD, we’ll show you ten smart home design ideas you can implement immediately.  From efficient storage solutions to sustainable materials, these strategies will help you make your home … Read More

Welcome to the world of eco-friendly home design! Whether you’re looking for ways to reduce your carbon footprint or exploring sustainable home improvement projects, here, you’ll find the tips and tricks to create a sustainable living … Read More

If you are looking for a career that is both creative and challenging, then architecture and construction may be just what you are looking for.

aerial view of the Fort Myer beach after hurricane Ian

In August 2004, Hurricane Charley was forecast to make landfall in Tampa, but it changed direction and headed to Punta Gorda in southwest Florida, which caused people there to scramble with last-minute preparations. The storm also … Read More

Do you ever get “into the zone” working on a project, and then the phone rings because your client had a question that should have been an email? And it’s never just a single simple question. … Read More

Have you been asked to incorporate steampunk into a home’s design but weren’t quite sure how to include the elements of this theme? Steampunk is a style that combines Victorian-era aesthetics with modern-day technology. It’s a … Read More

Remodeling your home can be daunting, but hiring an architect can make the process much easier. But, did you know that you don’t have to hire an architect? You can also hire an AIBD Professional Member … Read More

BIM Management

The BIM manager coordinates all aspects of the BIM process, from initial planning and design through construction and operation.

What is the most common finish used to clad a U.S. house?

Click here to learn about what siding choices are most popular by region, download a copy of the full Census Bureau report, and explore some of the most popular American house styles and their claddings.

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a process that uses computer-aided design (CAD) to create a three-dimensional model of a building. This model can be used for various purposes, such as construction planning, cost estimation, and facilities … Read More