Iconic Architecture – Discussions on Current Architectural Topics. Essays on current architecture topics: discussion forums are aplenty but the dialogue tends towards soundbite carping and incrowd chat. Building information modeling (BIM) is one of the hottest topics in the architecture / engineering / construction profession (AEC) today. Last month several people have asked me to define the latest trends in architectural design. It’s […] I am not an expert on architecture history or on different movements in architecture, but I do practice design on ongoing bases. Think Maya Lin and the Vietnam Memorial and the Harold Washington Library in Chicago.

Constant research on the world’s greatest projects is a must for me while working on my projects. The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) report published for the month of April by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) shows that a historic contraction within the architecture industry has intensified as the COVID-19 crisis continues in the United States. Architecture Debate : Iconic Buildings. This is a forum with a difference. A lot of publications to cite for the effect of design competitions on the built environment and the profession. 15 Jun 2005. Architectural Debate.