The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a professional organization for architects in the United States. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the AIA offers education, government advocacy, community redevelopment, and public outreach to support the architecture profession and improve its public image, including through public tours, such as the AIA Los Angeles chapter's Home Tour featuring residences designed by David Randall Hertz in Venice, California and others. The AIA also works with other members of the design and construction team to help coordinate the building industry.
The Architect Rational is one of the 16 role variants of the Keirsey Temperament Sorter, a self-assessed personality questionnaire designed to help people better understand themselves. David Keirsey originally described the Architect role variant; however, a brief summary of the personality types described by Isabel Myers contributed to its development. Architects correlate primarily with the Myers-Briggs type INTP.
Architects are introspective, logical, rational, clear-headed, informative, and attentive. The scientific systemization of all knowledge, or Architectonics, is highly developed in Architects, who are intensely curious and see the world as something to be understood. Their primary interest is to determine how things are structured, built, or configured. Architects are designers of theoretical systems and new technologies. Rearranging the environment to fit their design is a distant goal of Architects.
Architects are logically and verbally precise. In casual conversations, they may be tempted to point out errors the other speaker makes, with the simple goal of maintaining clarity within the exchange. In serious discussions, Architects' abilities to detect distinctions, inconsistencies, contradictions, and frame arguments gives them an enormous advantage. In debates, Architects can be devastating, even to the point of alienation from the group with detailed logical arguments, which may be characterized as "hair-splitting."
.Africa is the proposed Internet generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) for the African and Pan African communities and users wherever they may reside. The .africa gTLD serves as a regional domain for individuals and entities based in and out of Africa.
The .Africa gTLD has not yet been delegated to any organization as registry operator. The .Africa application that was submitted by DotConnectAfrica Trust is now the subject of an unresolved disagreement with ICANN (DCA Trust vs ICANN) following an Independent Review Panel (IRP) Process that was invoked by DCA Trust under ICANN’s accountability mechanism in October 2013. The IRP was administrated by the International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) New York, US.
DCA Trust had passed all the new gTLD applicant evaluation criteria, but before the Initial Evaluation (IE) result was issued, a Governmental Advisory Committee GAC Objection Advice that had been issued in Beijing in April 2013 was later accepted by the ICANN Board in early June 2013 which caused the ICANN Board to instruct ICANN staff that DCA Trust’s .Africa new gTLD application will not be approved. This had caused the non-completion of the evaluation of DCA Trust’s application; which then led DCA Trust to challenge the ICANN Board decision through a series of accountability mechanism.
Africa and De viris illustribus were partially inspired by Petrarch's visit to Rome in 1337. According to Bergin and Wilson (p. ix). It seems very likely that the inspirational vision of the Eternal City must have been the immediate spur to the design of the Africa and probably De viris illustribus as well. After returning from his grand tour, the first sections of Africa were written in the valley of Vaucluse. Petrarch recalls
The fact that he abandoned it early on is not entirely correct since it was far along when he received two invitations (from Rome and from Paris) in September 1340 each asking him to accept the crown as poet laureate. A preliminary form of the poem was completed in time for the laurel coronation April 8, 1341 (Easter Sunday).
Africa is 2009 Perpetuum Jazzile album. By large most successful song from the album is a capella version of Toto's "Africa", the performance video of which has received more than 15 million YouTube views since its publishing in May 2009 until September 2013.
And we find that because of the quality of what Serendipity Arts Festival puts out, we are now able to attract some of the brightest and the best minds in the field from around the globe ... We have had top musicologists, academics, galleries, critics, architects from over 20 countries, including Korea, Canada, SouthAfrica, Japan, US and UK ... Also Read.
There are a number of architects who have already begun on the path to push their communities forward ... In an age where everything is outsourced, architects routinely use materials from around the world and methods that are foreign to Africa ... The approach that architects use must be intimately tied to local resources.
SouthAfrica has some of the most beautiful places and landscapes in the world ... The landscape was both the inspiration for the design and the source of the materials for the construction designed by Peter Rich Architects, South Africa ... Peter Rich Architects/Supplied ... The mountains are the heart and soul of South Africa.
Egyptian architect has designs on Cop27 key role to spread climate change message. Africa's needs in focus as ministers and climate leaders meet in Cairo ahead of Cop27 ... The document stressed “the need to avoid approaches that encourage abrupt disinvestments from fossil fuels, as this will threaten Africa's development”.
WASHINGTON ... But he added. "I am not retiring." Instead Fauci, who had said he would leave by the end of Biden's current term, said he now intended to "pursue the next chapter of my career." ... "Dr ... Bush, Fauci was the architect of a relief plan credited with saving millions of lives in sub-Saharan Africa ... .
An Afrofuturistic visual artist traversing techniques, textures and time; he questions Africa’s future, addressing perpetrators and perpetuators of colonialism, equally ... Reclaiming and recontextualizing Africa’s legacy and destiny is also accomplished through architecture.
Plans announced for commercialization of Africarare, Africa’s first metaverseAfrican Metaverse set to boost economy and create employment ... “Our metaverse will connect Africa to this booming arena of the global economy, stimulate growth and create multiple new jobs such as digital designers, creators and architects,” he explained.
The museum’s 1972 building, designed by the American architect Louis I... A second building, designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano, opened in 2013 and now provides space for special exhibitions, dedicated classrooms and a 289-seat auditorium with excellent acoustics for music.
“Strength lies in differences, not in similarities”Stephen Covey... The challenge for architects in Africa is to integrate these new channels into core aspects of our banking environment and re-designing the banking halls to be more user friendly. Most banks were designed with more consideration given to the traditional way of cash-intensive banking.
In 2019, the first edition of the report was released with feedback collated from over 500 developers ... In both years, respondents were mainly software developers/engineers, software architects, and database administrators from the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) region accounting for 65% participation, North America� 25.9%, and South America 7%.
Two art galleries will feature in Africarare, dedicated to showcasing Africa’s prolific creativity ... “Our metaverse will connect Africa to this booming arena of the global economy, stimulate growth and create multiple new jobs such as digital designers, creators and architects,” he explained ... Africarare South Africa ... AFRICA SOUTH AFRICA.