Posted on October 15, 2013
A major renovation of an historic YMCA in Los Angeles to an apartment facility was named the 2013 World Architecture Festival Housing Award recipient. The 28th Street...
Posted on October 14, 2013
The Craftsbury (Vermont) Outdoor Center has broken ground on a new activity lodge and fitness center. An energy modeling computer simulation was used to optimize solar...
Posted on October 14, 2013
Just about every conversation I have related to employee attraction and retention tends to turn into an HR sounding discussion about office protocols, incentives, and perks....
Posted on October 14, 2013
As an industry, the American healthcare system falls into three groups: those that embraced Lean principles early and persevered, those that tried and failed and quit, and...
Posted on October 10, 2013
By Greg Tanski, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Architectural Designer, Cannon Design   A recent study by some of my former professors at Carnegie Mellon took a look at the...
Posted on October 10, 2013
M. Arthur Gensler, Jr., FAIA, FIIDA, RIBA, founder of the world’s largest architecture firm, Gensler, offered important advice to more than 65 young AEC stars attending BD+C'...
Posted on October 07, 2013
The CEO of Pittsburgh’s Green Building Alliance says lenders want better data to justify loans for green building retrofits. “Right now we need more data because we don’t...
Posted on October 07, 2013
Last month I attended the Monterey Design Conference, hosted by the AIA California Counsel.  This biennial conference, dubbed “Design 101” by the original conference...
Posted on October 07, 2013
The average U.S. office worker generates two pounds of paper each day, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Ninety percent of that trash is made up of printed...
Posted on October 07, 2013
With origins tracing back to the mid-1950s, the modern metal shipping container continues to serve as a secure, practical vessel for transporting valuable materials from one...