Safdie Architects funds $20K scholarship

February 03, 2021

WASHINGTON – Safdie Architects today announced their commitment to support the Architects Foundation’s Diversity Advancement Scholarship by funding a five-year student scholar entering or transferring into an architecture program in fall 2021. The recipient will be supported throughout their scholarship by a mentor from Safdie Architects, as well as a paid internship at the firm … Continue reading Safdie Architects funds $20K scholarship

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David Adjaye, Forensic Architecture and Daniel Libeskind donate works to support black women in architecture school

December 14, 2020

David Adjaye‘s gold sketch of multifaith complex The Abrahamic Family House and Mark Foster Gage‘s satirical plan for a Trump presidential library are among works for sale in an auction fundraising to support black women in architecture school. Organised by architectural initiative ARCH, the auction launches today and will run for one week to raise funds for … Continue reading David Adjaye, Forensic Architecture and Daniel Libeskind donate works to support black women in architecture school

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Architect’s anonymous donation inspires

November 30, 2020

Despite some gains, ethnically diverse individuals are still significantly underrepresented in architecture. Expanding the profession’s outreach and support to the next generation is one of the most urgent and important steps we can take to provide underrepresented students and communities the opportunities they deserve to develop their talents. Architects are stepping up to make a … Continue reading Architect’s anonymous donation inspires

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Architects Declare “Black Lives Matter”

October 28, 2020

Over 400 architects and design professionals ran a stark full-page advertisement in the October 25 edition of the New York Times in “complete commitment to and support for the protection of Black lives and the advancement of Black livelihood.” Read the full story at Architectural Record >

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AIA Custom Residential Architects Network endows Architects Foundation Diversity Advancement Scholarship

June 03, 2019

AIA Knowledge Community becomes Foundation’s first donor providing support in perpetuity for the Foundation’s diversity initiative. WASHINGTON – The Architects Foundation is receiving a permanent endowment from The American Institute of Architects’ Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN) to fund additional Diversity Advancement Scholarship recipients. Through its $150,000 gift, CRAN will support a minority architecture student … Continue reading AIA Custom Residential Architects Network endows Architects Foundation Diversity Advancement Scholarship

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