Competitions Highlight Work of Young Architects

To help highlight the work of young architects and designers in Atlanta, Function:, an integrated marketing agency that specializes in reaching the building, architecture and design community, has become a sponsor of the Emerging Voices 08 and 48 hour Design Competition.

It’s Election Day Eve – have you voted yet?

The outcome of tomorrow’s elections are certain to have an impact on the construction industry.
AIA launched an initiative this election season called DesignVote08, a non-partisan program to advocate government policies that address key issues like the Architecture 2030 Challenge. As part of the initiative, AIA hit the streets to hear real opinions from the general public on AIA’s key issues for this election. I found some of the responses to be surprising - watch the video below.

As an agency immersed in the building and construction industry, it can be easy to overlook that not everyone is aware of the issues that we hear architects and designers talk about so often. Turns out, carbon emissions is not a conversational topic to the average person. This video helps illustrate that there is still much educating left to do when it comes to the general public and the impacts of our built environment on the earth.

Georgia Trend Best Places to Work

Function, a public relations and marketing firm in Decatur, pays 100 percent of health premiums, even though it has just 15 staffers.