• The Expanding Job Bank

    Two years ago, the AIA Minnesota Job Bank was virtually empty.  Today, new jobs are being posted daily.  Keep up with the growing profession at AIA Minnesota.  And check out the live job bank here:

    November 21, 2012 • News, The Profession • Views: 2457

  • Future High-Speed Rail Between Rochester and Minneapolis

      Zip Rail

    November 14, 2012 • News • Views: 2582


    Each quarter, the American Institute of Architects published the ABI or Architectural Billing Index which tracks the amount of work that architects around the country are billing out.  Historically, the ABI has served as a great

    November 14, 2012 • News, The Profession • Views: 2151


      One of the many technological revolutions in architecture today is the capacity for rapid prototyping through a seamless integration of design software and manufacturing.  In year two, we explore the capabilities and

    November 13, 2012 • News, Parametric Modeling, Rapid Prototyping • Views: 2629


    In the second year of your architectural technology experience at DCTC, you will unleash the power of Vray, an incredibly realistic rendering engine.  Architectural visualization, or archviz, is a rapidly emerging industry. 

    November 12, 2012 • Archviz, News • Views: 2153

  • USGBC Student Chapter

    October 26, 2012 • News • Views: 2115

  • Is It Really Green?

    Starbucks’ LEED certified drive-through coffee shop in Colorado makes one wonder if it is truly “green”.  On the surface it would appear to be a good example of sustainable building since it is built from

    October 22, 2012 • News • Views: 2413

  • Tower Concept for Nantes, France‎

    The tower will have stainless steel tubes running along the facade  for the plants to grow in. The plant varieties that were selected for the project naturally have the ability to grow in rocky crevices, which the narrow tubes

    April 27, 2012 • News • Views: 11

  • Starbucks Shipping Container

    A different kind of Starbucks opened in Tukwila, Washington. The building is made out of shipping containers; three of the containers are 40′ long, and one is 20′ long. Not only was this a decision to be green, but it

    April 4, 2012 • News • Views: 2343

  • Amazing Pictures

    Wow.  I can’t imagine how many shots it took to make this.  A lot of folks might think it is time lapse, but it is individual pictures stitched together!

    March 28, 2012 • News • Views: 2006