Growth Slows in February, Remains Positive

March 21, 2019

ABI Pulls Back in February

The Architecture Billings Index score for February was 50.3, losing 5 points from the January score of 55.3.

“Overall business conditions at architecture firms across the country have remained generally healthy,” said American Institute of Architects Chief Economist Kermit Baker, Hon. AIA, PhD.

The project inquiry index was 59.8. The design contracts index was 53.1. Neither moved a full point from their January scores.

Baker added, “firms in the south recorded continued strong design activity, likely reflecting a healthy regional economy and ongoing rebuilding from the catastrophic 2018 hurricane season.”

Stanford University EVGR Construction

March 13, 2019

The Escondido Village Graduate Residences (EVGR) is an ambitious project on the Stanford University Campus. The photo above is an artist’s rendering of what the project will look like when completed.
Graham Architectural Products was selected to provide the windows …

Dodge Momentum Index Drops in February

March 8, 2019

Activity Expected to Soften This Year

After losing ground in December only to largely reverse those losses the following month, the DMI dipped again in the second month of 2019.
The February score was 146.9, down 4.4% from the …