Hamilton Elementary School in Moline, Ill., features a range of interactive learning spaces designed to encourage critical thinking and collaboration, including an “imaginarium,” discovery lab, and learning stair (pictured). On the Building Team: Legat Architects (design architect), KJWW Engineering (SE), Amsco Engineering (MEP), McClure Engineering (CE), MVP Services Group (kitchen design), and Russell Construction (CM). Photo: AJ Brown Imaging
Gensler surpasses $1.1 billion in revenue, topping Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s largest architecture firms, as reported in the 2016 Giants 300 Report.read more
The good news: the length and value of disputes in the U.S. fell last year, according to latest Arcadis report.
Energy modeling is a ‘no-brainer—like checking MPG on a car’
A 1,200-car parking garage planned for Fairfield, Calif. Rendering courtesy Dreyfuss + Blackford Architecture. Click here to enlarge.
Artwork and patterns will be displayed on the structure’s 600-foot wide façade.
Retail construction projects were up nearly 25% year-over-year, and the industrial and office construction sectors fa...
The Robinsons Starmills mall in San Fernando recently turned on a 2.9 megawatt rooftop PV plant.
The Academy for Global Citizenship’s new purpose-built structure, located in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood of Chica...
AEC firms recognize the upsides of exploring new, emerging markets. Whitehorn Financial's Steve Whitehorn offers four...
Lower building material prices, a sluggish U.S. economy, and hesitation among private developers all factor into the ...
For assessing human health-related exposure scenarios for construction products.
The redeveloped Central Terminal B at New York's LaGuardia Airport will have 35 gates. Construction of this $4 billion project started officially on June 1, as its public-private development partnership signed a long-term lease with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Rendering: LaGuardia Gateway Partners
The development consortium has secured financing for the $4 billion project, and signed an operating lease through 20...
Bones and sea sponges are highly organized at the molecular level, while concrete consists of random composites.
AltaSea's Engagement Center. All renderings courtesy Gensler. Click here to enlarge.
New and renovated facilities will help researchers, educators, and visitors better understand the ocean.
The Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, with the 3737 Chestnut building in the background. Courtesy BLT Architects. Click here to enlarge.
The Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral capitalizes on hot property to help fund much needed upgrades and programs.
UCSD Medical Center Central Plant in La Jolla, Calif. Photo: Kevin Turner. Click here to enlarge.
An undulating roof, floor-to-ceiling glass, and façade scheme give visual appeal to a plant that serves the 10-story...
HUD, FEMA, GSA, Army Corps of Engineers make policy changes.
The green space is intended to be a recreation area for a busy part of downtown.
Kiruna, the northernmost city in Sweden, and its 20,000 residents will be moved two miles to the east by 2040.
Led by Linda McCracken-Hunt, SFA is one of Minnesota’s oldest woman-owned architecture firms.
As buildings become increasingly connected, opportunistic hackers have countless avenues into a building’s network. ...
Collectif Santé Montreal turns to Bluebeam Revu for project efficiency in establishing the largest hospital in Montre...
The new John J. Hemmingson Center’s “main street” features several dining options, including a Starbucks. Photo: Christian Columbres. Click here to enlarge.
Retail mall features, comfortable furniture, and floor-to-ceiling glass add vibrancy to the new John J. Hemmingson Ce...
Applies to structures larger than 7,000 sf.
The interior of Fulton Center in Manhattan, N.Y., is constructed of architecturally exposed structural steel, glass storefronts, stainless steel panels, GFRC column covers and ceilings, granite flooring, and a decorative cable net structure in the oculus. Spiral stairs, 15 ADA-compliant elevators, and 10 escalators convey 300,000 passengers a day between nine train lines. A 350-foot tunnel connects to train lines at the World Trade Center.
A busy, light-filled Manhattan subway station and a pebble-shaped Chicago library are among the winners of the 19th a...
Over the past year, healthcare accounted for nearly one-fifth of all new jobs in the U.S.
West Hollywood Parking Garage. Photo courtesy LPA Inc. Click here to enlarge.
Using robots to store and fetch parked cars will save on carbon dioxide emissions.
Advanced technology provides insight into the actions necessary to cut costs, but it's the people, processes, and imp...
Stevenson & Palmer Engineering brings a half-century of experience and relationships to the table.
A mock environment at the NYC Police Training Academy mimics a subway station, minus the grime. Photo: Eric Laignel/Eric Laignel Photography. Click here to enlarge.
The Police Training Academy in Queens, N.Y., consists of a 480,000-sf academic/administration building and a 240,000-...
Commercial buildings the focus of recent code initiatives.
Jongha Choi unveiled his From 2D to 3D furniture collection.