Raymond Pan, an award winning archtect and urban planner, is leading the design lab initiative at HMC Architects. Image: HMC Architects
The goal is for project team members to collaborate earlier to inspire innovation.
The Seattle restaurant Willmott's Ghost is inside Amazon Spheres, the three-domed complex that is equal parts workspace and botanical garden. Image: Aaron Leitz
The Seattle eatery nests inside the conservatories on Amazon’s massive campus.
More than 150 AEC professionals attended the Women in Design+Construction conference in Rancho Mirage, Calif., last November. Photo: BD+C See a photo slideshow from the 2018 WIDC event.
The 2019 Women in Design+Construction event will take place November 11-13, 2019, at the Fairmont...read more
As firms begin to adopt the practices and mindset of Silicon Valley tech and advanced manufacturi...read more
Chervon HQ in Naperville, Ill. Photo: © Dave Burk, courtesy HED
ID has a strong reputation for data center design with locations in Boston in Dallas.
During his 60-year career, Arata Isozaki has been credited with facilitating dialogue between East and West, reinterpreting global influences within architecture, and supporting the development of younger generations in the field. Photo: The Hyatt Foundation
The Japanese architect, city planner, and theorist is known for his deep commitment to the “art o...read more
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Bohlin Cywinski Jackson designed the project.
Amazon has decided to withdraw its plans to build a second headquarters campus in New York City, stating that it did not think it could find common ground with the deal's political opponents. Image: Pixabay/Amazon
The tech giant walks away from a deal, succumbing to opposition over huge tax breaks.
This is the first in a series by Lance Hosey, FAIA, on how automation is disrupting design and co...read more
Architects can download a copy of the toolkit online.
Design firms know that just having a website and a blog aren’t enough, but social media complicat...read more
The Gold Medal honors an individual whose significant body of work has had a lasting influence on...read more
A 21-foot-long shipping container houses a mobile additive manufacturing “toolbox” that includes two Panasonic robots that can 3D print, weld, cut, and polish. The unit’s transportability to jobsites could make it ideal for producing bespoke spare parts in the field. Courtesy of Autodesk
Prototype mobile 3D printing shop aims to identify additive manufacturing applications for constr...read more
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The award recognizes a firm that has consistently produced distinguished architecture for at leas...read more
Following exciting current work, new commissions, and upcoming opportunities, global architecture...read more
Upcycle, an 81,000-sf office building in Austin, Texas, reused 95% of what had been a recycling warehouse. Adaptation is one of six areas where Gensler's new report on the impact of design on the built environment focuses its recommendations. Image: Gensler
The firm showcases its own recent projects as demonstrations for what can work in six areas.
New research from the SMPS Foundation explores the known principles and most recent research surr...read more
S/L/A/M's merger with Frank Webb Architects could be a springboard for more aggressive national growth. Image: The S/L/A/M Collaborative
The healthcare sector is one of Frank Webb Architects’ strengths.
Shive-Hattery designed this pocket park in the alley between two buildings owned by Accesso Services on West Madison Street, Chicago. Photo: AJ Brown Imaging.
The latest developments at 90 of the nation's largest architecture and architecture/engineering (...read more
AIA is taking various steps to help lawmakers, school officials and other stakeholders to make the connection between design and security. Image: AIA
The Institute urges the formation of a federal clearinghouse for best practices, and wants securi...read more
The software allows users to see validated results for hundreds of proven energy-efficiency options in real time.
The proprietary energy analysis tool is open for use by the public.
Chinese acquisitions and investments in the U.S. fell 92% in the first five months of this year, according to consulting and research firm Rhodium Group. Photo: Pixabay
The construction industry is already feeling the effects of the recent tariffs, not only with hig...read more
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The ambitious redevelopment proposal for a former Ford automotive plant creates tension.
Analysis of 15 major metros shows the average rent in central business districts was $43.48/sf fo...read more
The Summit, a 426,000-sf hotel in Cincinnati, is the first to be designed from scratch by its owner-operator, Dolce Hotel and Resorts by Wyndham. Its nine-story atrium, surrounded by glass elevators, allowed the Building Team to redistribute the building’s weight loads and give the hotel more height. Photo: Mike Howard Photography
The Summit hotel and conference center is a converted parking garage that was once a factory....
He will lead the firm’s global planning, architecture, engineering, and interiors practice worldw...read more
In her talk at Accelerate Live! 2018, micro-buildings design expert Aeron Hodges, AIA, Senior Designer/Manager Stantec Architecture, explored the key drivers of the micro-buildings movement, and how the trend is spreading into a wide variety of building typologies. Photo: BD+C
BD+C’s second annual Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago)...read more
The Center is located at 111 E. Wacker Drive.
The aptly named Vu at MacDonald Highlands, Henderson, Nev., provides a stunning view of the Las Vegas strip, 15 miles to the northwest. KTGY Architecture + Planning mounted 102 luxury townhomes on a hilly site in the exclusive MacDonald Highlands community for Christopher Homes. The Vu has already received two major honors this year, a BALA Award and a Nationals Award. Photo: © Studio J Inc.
KTGY Architecture + Planning keeps pushing the boundaries of multifamily housing design in the U....read more