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By The Numbers: Engineering & Architecture Industry Profile

February 17, 2021

Architects and engineers already share their voices with the world through their designs and ideas, but we love it when this group gets proactive about amplifying their voices online, too. Today we want to highlight the blog of one a/e ProNet member’s client: TLCD Architecture in California. TLCD Today is a fun, colorful blog that deals with […]

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THIS is How We Get Girls Into Engineering!
THIS is How We Get Girls Into Engineering!
November 21, 2013

Much has been made in recent years about the low percentage of women in the engineering industry, but comparatively little progress has been made. The question remains: How do we encourage a young girl’s interest in designing, problem-solving, experimenting, developing, and building? Because if we can do that with the current generation of imaginative, technologically-inclined […]

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Architecture Students: We Expanded Our Scholarship! (Deadline: November 29)
Architecture Students: We Expanded Our Scholarship! (Deadline: November 29)
November 13, 2013

a/e ProNet is excited to announce the expansion of the a/e ProNet David W Lakamp/AIA Scholarship. For more than two decades, our organizations have partnered to award two scholarships each year to rising senior or graduate architectural students. At the annual a/e ProNet meeting in Chicago this September, our Board of Directors authorized the increase […]

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Insurance 102: Property Coverages for Architects & Engineers
Insurance 102: Property Coverages for Architects & Engineers
November 05, 2013

This issue of ProNetwork News is meant to serve as a basic reference guide to the property insurance coverages typically purchased by design firms. Last month we posted a companion piece, Insurance 101: The Things You Always Wanted to Know About Liability Coverage But Were Afraid to Ask. We continue our overview of insurance products of interest […]

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Natural Disasters: Earthquake and Flood Protection for Architects & Engineers
Natural Disasters: Earthquake and Flood Protection for Architects & Engineers
October 30, 2013

In an effort to demystify some of the concepts and to provide a ready reference, a/e ProNet gathered some of its finest insurance minds and put together this list of typical coverages for design professionals. This is not intended to be an exhaustive source of information but rather a primer designed to answer basic questions […]

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Why should Architects & Engineers use a specialist Insurance Broker?
Why should Architects & Engineers use a specialist Insurance Broker?
October 21, 2013

At our fall meeting last month, a panelist asked an important question: Why is an insurance broker necessary for design professionals? Shouldn’t architects and engineers be able to access insurance companies and purchase Professional Liability policies directly? Members of a/e ProNet are professional, independent brokers who serve the insurance needs of design professionals. Membership in […]

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Koning Eizenberg Wins at World Architecture Festival
Koning Eizenberg Wins at World Architecture Festival
October 14, 2013

We’d like to congratulate Santa Monica architecture firm Koning Eizenberg on their recent win at the 2013 World Architecture Festival! They received the prestigious Housing Award for their 28th Street Apartments project in Los Angeles, California. The World Architecture Festival, held in Singapore earlier this month, gathered over 1,750 architects from around the world to exchange ideas […]

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Did you hear the one about the architect?
Did you hear the one about the architect?
October 07, 2013

For Monday, a few jokes about our favorite professionals… architects & engineers: After working with our design staff for months on the renovation of an existing building for our office, we asked ourselves, “How many architects does it take to design an architect’s office?” The answer: too many! — Linda Derivi, AIA When a surgeon […]

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a/e ProNet Holds Annual Meeting in Chicago
a/e ProNet Holds Annual Meeting in Chicago
October 02, 2013

Chicago, IL, October 01, 2013 –(PR.com)– This week, a/e ProNet will hold its annual fall meeting at the Embassy Suites Downtown/Lakefront in Chicago. a/e ProNet is a nationwide network of independent insurance brokers specializing in the professional liability needs of architects and engineers.Members from across the country will convene to meet with representatives from several top-tier […]

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Airbnb is a Trip for Architecture Lovers
Airbnb is a Trip for Architecture Lovers
September 24, 2013

The idea was simple: Give people the opportunity to rent private residences around the world at a nightly rate. Wouldn’t travelers jump at the chance to stay someplace cozy, someplace with a kitchen, someplace, perhaps, cheaper than a hotel would be in the same city? Start-up success story Airbnb, founded in 2008, capitalized on this […]

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