K-12 Schools | January 21, 2019 | Becky Brady | Clark Nexsen Blog

In an age during which stories of bullying, school shootings, and mental health concerns are all too common, designers have a critical role to play in crafting K-12 schools that simultaneously promote engaged learning and student safety.

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January 23, 2019 | Metl-Span

Metl-Span insulated metal panels (IMPs) were selected for the renovation because they provide superior insulation val...

January 23, 2019 | Hinge Blog | Karl Feldman

As we enter into the new year, I’d like to walk through seven marketing trends that will impact AEC firms in 2019 and...

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Codes and Standards | January 23, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Potential for serious harm is real, say researchers.

A guest room in the C. Baldwin hotel

Courtesy C. Baldwin Hotel

Hotel Facilities | January 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Rottet Studio designed the hotel.

Machinery and workers on a construction site

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Market Data | January 23, 2019 | AIA

AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for December was 50.4 compared to 54.7 in November.

Choosing modular construction helped control costs, open sooner, and make the process more efficient.

Modular Building | January 22, 2019 | MBI

Early check in? With modular construction the answer is yes!

Students in a study/classroom space
Education Facility | January 22, 2019 | HMC Architects Blog | Angel Hosband, Managing Principal

A dynamic learning space needs to center around the learner, and be flexible enough to transform into any configurati...

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Codes and Standards | January 22, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Energy analysis tool will identify energy efficiency opportunities.

Caoba pool deck

Courtesy Miami Worldcenter

Multifamily Housing | January 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Caoba was co-developed by CIM Group and Falcone Group.

Y2 during the day

Courtesy Pickard Chilton

Mixed-Use | January 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Pickard Chilton designed the building.

January 21, 2019 | Richard Scott-AIA, NCARB, LEED AP of Liberty Building Forensics Group |

Mold growth is not seen as frequently on plaster walls as it is on gypsum wallboard, primarily because there are no n...

K-12 Schools | January 21, 2019 | Clark Nexsen Blog | Becky Brady

In an age during which stories of bullying, school shootings, and mental health concerns are all too common, designer...

Rendering of BelovED Middle School

Courtesy Urbahn Architects

Education Facility | January 21, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The school is named in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision of the “Beloved Community.”

January 18, 2019 | TAMLYN |

Visits with working architects, builders and product manufacturers bring concepts to life and prepare architectural s...

BIM and Information Technology | January 18, 2019 | Kevin Miller, AIA, President/CEO, GSBS Architects

Sharing of and reliance on BIM data is central to the idea that BIM will lead to a more efficient, more economical, a...

Rendering: bayside Land Partners LLC

Codes and Standards | January 18, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Revised plan eliminated 8-acre lagoon, trolley, show fountain, and reduced retail space.

Paramount at dusk

Courtesy Goettsch Partners

High-rise Construction | January 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Goettsch Partners is the project’s architect.

The main reading room in the Chicago Public Library's new West Loop branch. Image: Tom Harris

Library | January 18, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its exterior design reflects the neighborhood’s industrial history, while its interior fosters community and shared l...

January 17, 2019 | Bill O'Keeffe |

SuperClear 45-HS-LI is a vast improvement to all 45 minute products because for the first time, we now have an afford...

January 17, 2019 | Gresham Smith Blog | Seka Collins, NCIDQ, Director of Interior Design, Flagler Hospital and Carolyn Fleetwood Blake, IIDA, LEED AP, EDAC, Senior Interior Designer, Gresham Smith

Over the past decade, Flagler Hospital has been undergoing a complex, phased renovation touching every patient room a...

A cannabis flower room

A cannabis flower room by MJ12 Design Studio. Note stationary benching, HPS lighting, epoxy flooring, Dosatron fertigation system, and fiberglass-reinforced plastic eight feet above floor finish over moisture-resistant gypsum wallboard with epoxy paint. Mechanical equipment was mezzanine mounted for ease of O&M and to ensure separation from cultivation areas. Courtesy MJ12 Design Studio

Game Changers | January 17, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

AEC firms are rushing to fill orders for cannabis facilities in the 33 states where the sale of marijuana is now lega...

Codes and Standards | January 17, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Provides way to evaluate current state of resilience and guidance for areas of improvement.

Micro-units: Good for the city? Good for citizens?

Photo: Pixabay

Multifamily Housing | January 16, 2019 | NBBJ’s nbbX blog | Kathryn Firth, Urban Design Director, NBBJ

Thinking more holistically about housing typologies and zoning will improve our public realm.

Prologis warehouse in Seattle

Courtesy Prologis

Game Changers | January 16, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Multistory warehouses could help speed ecommerce delivery in urban centers.

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Codes and Standards | January 16, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Competition will award $500,000 in grants to teams who design innovative buildings.

Mullin Automotive Park rendering
Museums | January 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Foster + Partners is designing the facility.

AIA Consensus Forecast: Nonresidential construction spending to rise 4.4% in 2019

Photo: Pixabay

Market Data | January 16, 2019 | AIA

The education, public safety, and office sectors will lead the growth areas this year, but AIA's Kermit Baker offers...

T. Rowe Price is currently engaged in an IPD contract with seven AEC firms for nine building renovations, including Building One at the firm’s Owings Mills, Md., campus. Courtesy T. Rowe Price. 

Game Changers | January 15, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Meet the firms achieving double-digit returns using true, shared-risk, multi-party integrated project delivery.

Hurricane damage on the beach
Codes and Standards | January 15, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

New NIBS study finds that adopting 2018 Intl. Codes generate $11 benefit for every $1 invested.

January 14, 2019 | Richard Scott-AIA, NCARB, LEED AP of Liberty Building Forensics Group |

When new building code requirements require high performance and innovation incentives, such as those found in green...

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