"Integration" is the key to the new Regenstein Center for African Apes in Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo. "Usually when a zoo building is designed, architects look at the animals' needs or the visitors' needs but they...

August 11, 2010

Seemingly worlds apart in inspiration and execution, the two Grand Award winners in the fourth annual "Building Team" awards program are actually linked, say esteemed members of our jury (below). Both projects are...

August 11, 2010

When a company's business is insuring the financial futures of individuals and companies around the world, it knows the benefits of planning ahead. That's why when St. Paul, Minn.-based Minnesota Life needed to...

August 11, 2010

Can the design of a hospital or healthcare facility actually help patients heal better?

The idea may seem preposterous, yet hospitals around the...

August 11, 2010

In the early 19th century, the solitary confinement doctrine embodied by Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary attracted the interest of criminologists around the world. An estimated 300 prisons based on Eastern...

August 11, 2010

The recently opened Georgia Aquarium, said to be the largest such indoor facility in the world at 450,000 sf, was designed to evoke the image of a ship crashing through the ocean's waves—a wondrous addition to...

August 11, 2010



Some time ago, when Deborah Bermond was interviewing a prospective employee for a management position at Roy Anderson Corp, the VP of human resources suggested that the candidate walk the halls to get a...

August 11, 2010

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August 11, 2010

Once the center of high-rise innovation, Chicago seems to have lost the mantle of global skyscraper mecca. Progressive European owners and fast growing, optimistic Asian cities have recently shown the bravura of building that...

August 11, 2010