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Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Healing Garden. Rendering: HOK

Life at HOK
I have spent the last several months writing about healthy workplaces. My research lately has focused on stress—how we...
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Steven Burns
Kristof De Wulf, CEO of InSites Consulting, argues that the effects of customer-centricity typically don’t endure,...
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For the Kelowna project, the team used seven-ply CLT from Structurlam Products Ltd. for the floor systems and five-ply CLT for the roof. Unlike the thicker floor build-up of a wood or steel joist system, the seven-layer panels are only 9-1/2 inches thick, similar to the thickness of concrete. Photo: APA

Mark Halverson
When he set out to design his company’s new headquarters building on Lakeshore Road in scenic Kelowna, B.C., Tim...
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Jeff Koos
It’s getting more and more difficult to spot a metal building these days. What looks like brick, stucco or wood on the...

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Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings
Like office workers escaping from the perceived confines of cubicles, today’s scientists have been freed from the...

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Sasaki Ideas
Too often, members of a community are put into a reactive position, asked for their input only when a major project is...
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Williams Scotsman
With the recent news of the first Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S., there’s a lot of chatter about the possibility of a...
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Insulated three-stud corners provide more space for cavity insulation, boosting the structures energy efficiency. Illustration: APA

Mark Halverson
As architects continue to search for ways to improve building efficiencies, more and more are turning to advanced...
GS&P Dialogue
In their quest for total wellness, women today are more savvy healthcare consumers than ever before. They expect...

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SSR Blog
Engineers from SSR offer advice and guidelines on implementing building enclosure mockups on any project.
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