Statistics and More

Numerous vital statistics for professional reference.

  • Architecture Firms
    US architecture firm statistics by state including number of establishments, annual payroll and number of paid employees.
  • Interior Design Firms
    US interior design firm statistics by state including number of establishments, annual payroll and number of paid employees.
  • Landscape Architecture Firms
    US landscape architecture firm statistics by state including number of establishments, annual payroll and number of paid employees.
  • Number of Licensed Architects
    Licensed architects in each state are divided into two categories: resident and reciprocal, or non-resident, registrants. Based on current population levels, the chart below also calculates the per capita number of resident architects in each state. The following information is from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards’ 2010 survey.
  • Oldest Architecture Firms
    North American architecture firms founded prior to 1915 and still operational today.
  • Tallest Buildings
    The following list ranks the world’s 100 tallest buildings as determined by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
  • Obituaries
    A celebration of the lives and contributions of the design and preservation leaders, patrons and advocates who died from December, 2012 to present.
  • Architecture Critics
    A listing of major U.S. publications that regularly feature architectural writing and criticism. Some publications have a staff architecture critic while others an art critic or critic-at-large who routinely covers architecture stories.
  • Architectural Outreach
    A partial list of organizations, coalitions, and resources aimed at the coordination and operation of national and international volunteer programs that are focused on architecture, planning, design, and community development initiatives.
  • Bookstores
    A list of US architecture and design bookstores, including rare and out-of-print dealers that specialize in design titles.
  • Museums
    Museums around the world devoted solely to architecture and design.