Chance encounters and the ‘action’ office: Do collisions spark innovation?

Google is among a handful of tech giants to unveil plans for “action” offices. Rendering courtesy Google, BIG, Thomas Heatherwick

Office Building Design | March 29, 2015 | David Barista

Google, Facebook, Samsung, and Tencent have all unveiled plans for “action” offices designed to get their people moving, interacting, huddling, collaborating—all in the name of innovation.

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Legacy ER in Allen, Texas, was among the AIA healthcare design honorees. Photo
August 01, 2014 | American Institute of Architects

Projects showcase the best of healthcare building design and health design-oriented research.

The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Campus in Saudi Arabia is
August 01, 2014 | Green Building Certification Institute

Partnership intended to improve LEED certification process for projects in countries around the globe.

August 01, 2014 | Johns Manville

New structure of Johns Manville Engineered Products unit expected to enhance customer experiences while strengthening...

Morton Buildings is the national leader in custom post-frame construction. With an expansive network of resources and an ongoing commitment to innovation within the industry, Morton has earned its reputation that has lasted for generations.

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Denver is among the "most recovered" American cities, post-recession, according
August 01, 2014 | WalletHub

Texas metros show great momentum, but a number of Arizona and California cities are still struggling to recover.

August 01, 2014 | AIA Show Report
Roxul's Cary Robertson discusses the company's newest insulation innovations at the 2014 AIA national conventi...
July 31, 2014 | RNL

John Yonushewski, FAIA, has over 35 years of experience in the design and construction field. Dominic Weilminster is...

 
Science, general academic, and health-medical were hot categories in the univers
July 30, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

University stakeholders face complicated cap-ex stressors, from chronic to impending. Creative approaches to financin...

Photo: BQE Software
July 30, 2014 | BQE Software This is Sponsored Content

Foreman Seeley Fountain Architecture not only managed to survive the Great Recession, it has positioned itself to thr...

Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, the 48-story luxury residential tower
July 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, the 48-story luxury residential tower is part of a three-tower mixed-use d...

Vikings Stadium construction, April 2014. Photo: Runner1928 via Wikimedia Common
July 30, 2014 | American Institute of Architects

Semiannual Consensus Construction Forecast predicts 4.9% increase this year, 8% next year, with offices and retail fa...

Farmers' markets, like this one in Austin, Texas, are prized features of the urb
July 30, 2014 | Sasaki Associates

Urban dwellers love food-related resources, public spaces, and historic structures—but really hate traffic, lack of p...

July 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Students at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences designed a solar panel that can double as living space for t...

Illustration: USGS
July 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Geological Service recently released an update of U.S. National Seismic Hazard Maps that reflect the latest...

Image: courtesy Western Window Systems
July 30, 2014 | Sponsored Content

In this exclusive three-part video series, BD+C offers a look "Inside" Western Window Systems, a manufacturer of bi-f...

July 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Star Wars director George Lucas selected Chicago-based Studio Gang Architects and Beijing firm MAD to design his prop...

July 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The acquisition comes just two weeks after AECOM's $6 billion deal to acquire rival engineering and construction comp...

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The unique approvals complement the existing End Use Configuration testing exclusively conducted in association with...

Regional Blood Center, Raciborz, Poland. Photo credit: Bartlomiej Senkowski  FA
July 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed by FAAB Architektura, the project's aesthetic was guided by its function. The color scheme, facade panel glo...

July 29, 2014 | MAGDI

Stuart will support the firm's $375 million multifamily residential design studio.

Coborn Plaza, a mixed-use development, is a P3 involving 5th Avenue Development,
July 29, 2014 | AIAI

Resource explores P3 best practices, including legislation and procurement methods.

Office reconstruction to suit new work styles is becoming a hot category. A Buil
July 29, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham

Following years of fairly lackluster demand for commercial property remodeling, reconstruction revenue is improving,...

July 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Structure Tone, Turner, and Gilbane top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest reconstruction con...

July 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, URS, and Wiss, Janney, Elstner top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest reconstruction...

July 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Stantec, HDR, and HOK top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest reconstruction architecture and...

Energy-efficiency retrofits are on pace to grow more than 7% a year through 2023
July 28, 2014 | Navigant Research

Payback periods remain a critical factor for decisionmakers on retrofit projects, report finds.

July 28, 2014 | LEO A DALY

New hire will work with healthcare and federal market sectors on programs specifically for the Department of Veterans...

July 28, 2014 | KSQ Architects

Move creates Charlotte, N.C., office with expertise in higher education, K-12, multifamily, and healthcare. 

July 28, 2014 | Council on Tall Buildings

The 10 Year Award recognizes proven value and performance in a tall building, across one or more of a wide range of c...

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