American Institute of Building Design (AIBD)

The American Institute of Building Design (AIBD) is a professional association that promotes the highest standards of excellence in residential building design. AIBD offers a variety of resources to its members, including continuing education, networking opportunities, and marketing assistance. AIBD is a valuable resource for anyone interested in a career in residential building design. If you want to improve your skills, network with other professionals, and stay up-to-date on the latest trends, AIBD is the perfect organization for you.

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Are you actively designing houses or other buildings?

Hello Reader, If you've already taken the time to contribute to our Certified Professional Building Designer® (CPBD™) Job Analysis survey, we want to extend our sincere thanks! Your input is invaluable in shaping the future of our profession. We also want to inform you that you are entered today's hoodie drawing. If you haven't yet participated, we're contacting you again to request your expertise. The survey is an integral part of our job analysis process, aimed at identifying and...
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about 17 hours ago • 1 min read

Join Us for December's Coffee With Bernie on Networking & Collaboration

Hello Reader, Are you looking to enhance your networking skills and collaborate more effectively in our industry? We have an exciting opportunity for you to gain valuable insights and connect with like-minded professionals. Join us for a roundtable discussion on networking and collaboration! During this engaging session, we will explore the importance and benefits of networking and collaboration in our industry. You will have the chance to share your experiences, learn from others, and...
1 day ago • 1 min read

Gingerbread House Architecture [Midweek Vibe]

Hello Reader, Congrats on surviving Monday and crushing Tuesday. Now Wednesday beckons you to take a break and celebrate this week's Midweek Vibe! With the joyful jingle of the holiday season upon us, the A-Team thought it would be delightful to sprinkle some festive cheer into our architectural musings. Let's take a whimsical journey into the world of gingerbread house designs that are far from ordinary! The Gingerbread House doesn't have to be just a delightful treat. They have the...
3 days ago • 2 min read

Dive into the Future of Architecture with AI & Web3 - Webinar Invite

Hello Reader, Have you ever struggled with software that promises to generate photorealistic exterior building elevations from drawings or sketches but always seems to fall short? We understand your pain points and hope this webinar can be a game-changer for you. We are pleased to invite you to our exciting "AI, Web3 & Architecture" webinar today at 2:00 pm ET. Nick Smith, a Certified Professional Building Designer and the visionary founder of will lead this session. Nick will...
4 days ago • 1 min read

Candles, Cake, and Corporate Success: The Power of Celebrating our Wins [Monday Minute]

December 04, 2023 edition of the AIBD's Monday Minute weekly newsletter. Candles, Cake, and Corporate Success: The Power of Celebrating our Wins Watch now Celebrating birthdays and anniversaries in the workplace can profoundly affect a company's success. Acknowledging any victory, regardless of its size, plays a crucial role. Such celebrations enhance team morale, solidify interpersonal relationships, and augment job satisfaction, culminating in improved employee retention rates. Steve...
5 days ago • 5 min read

Your Expertise Needed for the AIBD Job Task Analysis Survey

Dear AIBD Community, We are inviting you to participate in the review of our Certified Professional Building Designer® (CPBD™) Job Analysis survey. You don't have to be certified to participate. This survey aims to pinpoint and validate the tasks performed and the crucial knowledge and skills required by building design professionals. The feedback gathered will enable AIBD to ensure that our certification accurately reflects current practices within the building design industry. This survey...
8 days ago • 1 min read

Celebrate Excellence 🌟 Nominate for the College of Fellows at AIBD!

Hello Reader, Nominations are officially open for induction into the prestigious College of Fellows at the American Institute of Building Design (AIBD). This is a momentous occasion that recognizes the outstanding contributions made by our members in advancing the building design profession. To be eligible for this esteemed honor, nominees must be certified AIBD Professional Members who have made exceptional contributions to the field of building design. These contributions can take the form...
9 days ago • 1 min read

Batten Down the Hatches, Ideas to Thwart Package Piracy [Midweek Vibe]

Hello Reader, Congrats on surviving Monday and crushing Tuesday. Now Wednesday beckons you to take a break and celebrate this week's Midweek Vibe! Thanksgiving weekend just passed, complete with the shopping extravaganzas of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Second Hand Sunday, and Cyber Monday. With the flurry of online purchases, delivery trucks are now a common sight in our neighborhoods, carrying precious parcels to our doorsteps. In light of this, today we "celebrate" National...
10 days ago • 3 min read

Revolutionize the way you think about water conservation in home design.

Hello Reader, Join us today at 4:00 pm ET for the next High-Performance Homes Team Live Streaming Podcast! During this engaging session, our team of experts will be delving into the intriguing realm of water conservation trends in home design. We will be exploring innovative practices that contribute to sustainable living and reduce reliance on traditional water sources. Some of the key topics we will be discussing include: Rainwater Harvesting: Discover how this practice can help you live a...
11 days ago • 1 min read

AI is transforming the way we create. [Monday Minute]

November 27, 2023 edition of the AIBD's Monday Minute weekly newsletter. AI is transforming the way we create. Watch now This week, Steve dives into the fascinating world of Artificial Intelligence. Recently, he's been pushing boundaries and experimenting with creating exterior building elevations. Uncover the insights he's gleaned from these experiments. Plus, don't miss out on an exclusive chance to partake in a sponsored webinar on the subject. Announcements SPONSOR Help us congratulate...
12 days ago • 4 min read
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