On the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, architecture critics Catesby Leigh and Anthony Paletta debate and illuminate two great traditions in U.S. bank design: classicism and modernism.
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By John Steele Gordon Before there could be bank buildings, there had to be banks,…
In the 20th century, banks used sophisticated modern design to signal transparency and openness.
Beyond symbolizing security, classical bank design illustrated the connection of prudent finance and civic virtue.
On the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, ABA Senior Counsel Shaun Kern discusses the OCC’s recent proposal to revise its rules on permissible bank premises for national banks and federal thrifts, as well as ABA’s call for the agency to withdraw the proposal.
With the World Health Organization’s recent recognition of evidence that the novel coronavirus can be aerosolized in particles that remain in the air for long periods over long distances, how do banks need to adjust their COVID-19 risk mitigation procedures?
New bank office and branch configurations will focus as much on revised business practices as on design changes.
The time is right to leverage the experiences of the past few months to make significant and sustainable changes to the branch environment.
With just 44,000 residents, how did the town of Columbus, Indiana, become one of the nation’s leading architectural destinations — ranked sixth of all U.S. cities for architectural innovation and design? The answer: a community bank president named J. Irwin Miller.