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    Architecture in Perspective 38 Competition and Conference Postponed until 2024

    News Update Due to a number of unanticipated challenges, the ASAI Board has made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s Architecture in Perspective (AIP) Competition and Conference. Jim Kessler has agreed to continue for a second year as ASAI President, and with the help of the Board and Advisory Committee, will make preparations for […]

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    Henry Elmer Sorenson, Jr. Tribute

    Professor Henry (“Hank, Elmer”) Sorenson February 11, 2023 When sad news bubbles, suddenly, unexpectedly to the surface, it is an arresting, shocking moment. Such was the case upon learning of Henry’s passing from this Life, and from the shared, vital comradery that is ASAI. Henry’s inimitable presence, in so many spheres, has now become a […]

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    Nancy Opsata Tribute

     On a late afternoon last week, after receiving an initial shocking call from ASAI President Emeritus Dick Sneary,and then both of us making a few more calls to her closer friends that evening, ASAI has learned that its long-time, most supportive, non-illustrator member, Nancy Opsata had passed away in early December 2021. I then did […]

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    The ASAI 2021 Virtual Conference Is Nearly Upon Us!

    Future ReImagined The Architecture In Perspective 36 2021 Conference The value-packed ASAI 2021 Virtual Conference is nearly upon us! It’s from Nov 1st – 5th so don’t delay—the time to register would be… now! This year we’ve lined up 18 of the industry’s most accomplished artists and designers to speak. You will not want to […]

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    Future: Re-imagined

    Architecture in Perspective Themed Category for the International Competition Great architectural illustrations have the power of innovation and seduction. They present new alternatives for unbuilt spaces, allow us to dream of a better way of living and they jumpstart conversations about the future without the need for a single word. Throughout history, Architectural illustrations and […]

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    Remembering Syd Mead

    A LIFE REMEMBERED REMEMBERING SYD MEAD BY GORDON S. GRICE The first time I met Syd Mead was over the telephone. As ASAI (then ASAP) president, in 1993, it was my job to hunt down three willing professionals for our annual AIP jury. I don’t remember who suggested that we ask Syd to join the […]

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    Author: Frank Costantino During the week of January 24, 2021, and after some months of delays in preparation and completion of the award, ASAI co-founder Frank Costantino, arranged for the presentation of the Architecture in Perspective 35 Hugh Ferriss Memorial Prize to Dennis Allain, here in Massachusetts. This Prize, unique to ASAI is not only […]

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    Black Lives Matter

    Opinion submitted by Melissa Weese Events in recent weeks have made me examine where I, as an architect and as a white person, can further expose systemic racism and work to eliminate it. In the context of the ASAI, I could talk about how it’s important to include people of color in our illustrations, and […]

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    Announcing the winners of the Architecture in Perspective 35 Professional and Student Competitions

    We are so excited to announce the selected artists for the 35th Architecture in Perspective Professional and Student Competitions. A Different Process It has been a long standing tradition that the adjudication of the professional competition is done in person. We are aware that digital advancements make it possible to carry these proceedings virtually, but […]

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    (CARES) Act: Relief for Small Businesses and the Self-Employed

    Dear Colleagues, At our request, Bruce Lehman Esq.,of Lehman Nilon & Associates has analyzed available relief to illustrators and artists under the CARES Act. We are grateful to Mr. Lehman for his quick action and expertise to decipher some dense material and give guidance to visual artists. Mr. Lehman is Pro Bono Advisor to the American Society of Illustrators Partnership (ASIP), […]

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    About Me

    American Society of Architectural Illustrators

    Executive Director

    The American Society of Architectural Illustrators, ASAI, is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of the art, science and profession of architectural illustration.