Posted on September 12, 2014
In 2013, Americans took 10.7 billion trips on public transportation—the highest in 57 years. It’s also been said that by the mid-2030s, self-driving vehicles could be...
Posted on September 10, 2014
Nearly 32 million people, or 28% of the East Coast's population, live in areas lying within a mile of a shore line. These are huge swaths of land inhabited by large...
Posted on September 09, 2014
As part of our ongoing studies of how building design influences human behavior in today’s social media-driven world, HOK’s workplace strategists had an idea: Leverage the...
Posted on September 08, 2014
In areas that experience strong winds, metal roof and wall panels provide a sturdy, well-tested option for building envelope design. A recent example is the Archer Government...
Posted on September 07, 2014
It's happening at community hospitals all over America: leadership teams are looking for ways to maintain margins by managing underutilized and non-revenue producing space....
Posted on September 07, 2014
News broke last month that the U.S. Green Building Council and the American Chemistry Council will be working together to improve LEED, the foremost green building...
Posted on September 03, 2014
I got an interesting letter—yes, an actual letter, in an envelope, what a concept!—the other day from Ray Kogan, AIA, Principal of Kogan & Company, a management...
Posted on September 02, 2014
Metal roofing material is known for its durability, but it also offers two other sustainable attributes that are sometimes overlooked: enhanced energy-efficiency and high...
Posted on August 29, 2014
Goettsch Partners, the 100-member U.S. design firm headquartered in Chicago, recently informed the world that its Shanghai office of has been hired (with UK firm Benoy) by a...
Posted on August 27, 2014
How safe is it to walk in America's cities? A report by Smart Growth America, "Dangerous by Design," found certain cities in Florida and elsewhere in the Sunbelt had acutely...