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September 22, 2021

AIA advocating to prevent future federal design mandates

The American Institute of Architects is advocating for legislation re-introduced in Congress today that will prevent future administrations and the federal government from mandating preferred design styles for federal buildings. This bipartisan legislation would prevent political influence on federal building design and require transparent processes.

“I'm pleased to introduce this important bipartisan legislation that is essential to guaranteeing the future integrity of the Design Excellence Program,” said Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV). “It will also ensure that design input for federal buildings flows from local communities and artists to the government, not the other way around. I thank Congressman Simpson for joining me to sponsor this meaningful legislation.”

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