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MacDonald Highlands, Henderson, Nev.: Multifamily visionaries: KTGY’s extraordinary expectations

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.

June 13, 2018 | Pat Curry, Contributing Editor

KTGY Architecture + Planning keeps pushing the boundaries of multifamily housing design in the U....

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June 11, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), HMC’s Eric Car... read more
June 11, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), a trio of expe... read more
June 11, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), AS+GG’s Anthon... read more
June 11, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), HOK’s Greg Sc... read more
June 11, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), SOM’s Lucas Tr... read more
June 11, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), predictive ana... read more
New library offers a one-stop shop for what society is craving: hands-on learning

Photo: Howard County Library System/Geoffrey S. Baker

June 01, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Beyond lending books and DVDs, the Elkridge (Md.) branch library loans household tools like ladde...

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May 30, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), AEC technophil... read more
May 30, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), building syste... read more
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In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), architect and... read more
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In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), micro-building... read more
America’s fastest-growing cities: San Antonio, Phoenix lead population growth

San Antonio, Texas, tops the list with the largest population gain with an increase of over 24,200 people, an average of 66 people per day between 2016 and 2017. Photo: Pixabay

May 29, 2018 | U.S. Census Bureau

San Antonio added 24,208 people between July 2016 and July 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau...

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May 24, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), two of CannonD... read more
May 24, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), ZGF Architect... read more
May 24, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), embassy design... read more

Image: Gensler

May 03, 2018 | Audrey Handelman

What’s stopping us from creating more Permanent Supportive Housing? 

April 27, 2018 |

We found speaking engagements were among the top ten marketing techniques that AEC firms employ....

April 05, 2018 | AIA

The purpose of the grant is to provide base funds for applied research projects that will advance...

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Inside 200 Clarendon Street tower in Boston

Inside Boston Properties’ 200 Clarendon Street tower in Boston, a 70-foot-long sculpture translates words from people’s text to corresponding colors that light up its pendants for 10 minutes. Sosolimited.

April 04, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Lockers lining a high school hallway
March 30, 2018 | Jesse Miller, AIA, Principal in Charge

How can we balance the need for additional security with design principles that foster a more nur...

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March 26, 2018 | Lorraine Morgan, CID, NCIDQ and Evgeniya Chadovich

The City of San Diego is home to the fourth largest homeless population in the U.S.

March 23, 2018 | Emily Spillar, Associate IIDA

In order to understand why a school day can be so grueling for an introverted student, it’s impor...

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March 22, 2018 | Breeze Glazer

Achieving integrated design usually means operating under a strong relationship. 

March 14, 2018 | Nash Emrich

With the environmental movement, sustainability became a marker of innovation in design for the b...

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March 09, 2018 | Corie Baker, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, EDAC

The Fitwel certification system is relatively simple and involves registering a building on a cus...

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February 27, 2018 | Debora Novarini And Circe Mendez

The concept of “selfie walls” has been around for years, but with their growing popularity they h...

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February 27, 2018 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects has released its first-ever Small Firm Compensation Report....

Interior of the new Legacy Hall in Plano, Texas. Image © Gensler.

February 14, 2018 | Joe pobiner

2017 saw the continuation of the evolution of expectations on the part of consumers, developers,...

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Office market vacancy rate at 10-year low

Photo: Pixabay

February 13, 2018 | Transwestern

Cautious development and healthy absorption across major markets contributed to the decline in va...

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