Not to be confused with the branding of your firm overall, your employer brand is defined by your...read more
The digital and physical worlds are colliding. How will social media platforms influence the way...read more
The facility’s roof consists of 3,000 tons of structural steel that support a PTFE membrane. The PTFE fabric is suspended from 430-foot-long structural steel trusses that support an array of structural steel v-columns. Design architect Populous designed the roof form and then worked in tandem with Walter P Moore to create the roof’s structure and subdivide it into trusses. All images and renderings courtesy Populous
The project team employed Revit, Rhino, Grasshopper, Kangaroo, and a host of other software appli...read more
Apartment tenants crave lounge spaces (both indoor and outdoor) and other areas where they can socialize and relax. Photo: Pixabay
Tenants and condo owners crave extra space for their stuff. Most developers are happy to oblige....
Structure Tone's new WELL-certified New York City headquarters, 330 West 34th Street in Manhattan. Photo courtesy Structure Tone
The costs ranged from 50 cents to $4 per sf, according to a ULI report.
The new East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville. A glass-enclosed “light court” with steel replicas of fauna and butterflies provides a colorful distraction for patients and families visiting the hospital. Photo: Denise Retallack
A recently published report by Shepley Bulfinch presents pediatric healthcare environments as “in...read more
AESS steel columns at Lee Hall III, Clemson University, designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners with McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Photo: Courtesy SOM / Scott Frances Photography
Advances in R&D are fostering new forms of structural and aesthetic steel.
“The July figures show the continuation of healthy trends in the construction sector of our econo...read more
AIA’s latest compensation report finds average compensation for staff positions up 2.8% from earl...read more
HOK’s John Rhodes met with pro rugby players Jamie Roberts, Tim Visser, James Horwill, and Danny Care to discuss advanced design features and technologies.
HOK invited four world-class rugby players into its London studio to discuss what they would like...read more
Renderings courtesy Related Companies
The 33-story tower will be positioned on the High Line with views of the Hudson River and downtow...read more
Bike storage facilities and “bicycle kitchens” are among the most popular mobility amenities in m...read more
84.51° Centre mixed-use development in Cincinnati. Photo courtesy Gensler
Gensler, Perkins+Will, and HKS top Building Design+Construction’s ranking of the nation’...read more
Practice, practice, practice, and understanding both sides of the deliberation are critical to su...read more
Infographic: Shepley Bulfinch
A three-month study of science facilities conducted by Shepley Bulfinch reveals key findings rela...read more
Screen shot from a VR walkthrough of the SMMA-designed Somerville (Mass.) High School.
Two recent client VR sessions yielded a number of lessons learned for the design team, particular...read more
JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America. Photo courtesy JW Marriott
By varying an LED luminaire’s color temperature, it is possible to mimic daylighting, to some ext...read more
Inconvenient meeting spaces, inadequate task seating, and frequent interruptions were among the key takeaways from healthcare designer Carolyn Fleetwood’s observation of a nurse during an eight-hour shift. Photos courtesy GS&P
From the surprising number of “hunting and gathering” trips to the need for quiet spaces for phon...read more
An Australian Home Theater Company is out to prove that the easier you can see it, the easier you...read more
Despite some softness at the high end of the apartment market, demand for apartments will continu...read more
Spaces for games and game simulators top the list of recreation-related amenities in multifamily developments. Photo: Pixabay
The number of developments providing space for physical therapy was somewhat surprising, accordin...read more
As building codes change, existing railings may need to be updated or replaced. Courtesy Hoffmann Architects
Lacking familiarity with current requirements, some owners or managers complete a roof or balcony...read more
PDR Principal Larry Lander explains how to design for workplaces where four generations are worki...read more
Image © The Student Hotel, Photography by Kasia Gatkowska
The Student Hotel is representative of a new model for delivering housing solutions for students...read more
CarloMaria Ciampoli discusses design during the General Assembly/We Work event in Denver, Colorado.
What is design? Who are designers? And are there any common laws or rules than can unite the many...read more
A slight majority of states (26, plus the District of Columbia) saw rental increases over the first six months of 2017, with the largest average percent changes coming in South Carolina (7.3%), Maine (7.3%), Vermont (7.2%), and Rhode Island (7.0%). Source: Abodo
The most notable rental increases are in growing markets in the South and Southwest: New Orleans,...read more
The Maxwell in Arlington, Va. Photo: Sam Kittner
Zen meditation gardens, bocce courts, saltwater pools, and free drinks highlight the niceties at...read more
Sean Parham, VP of Product Marketing and Management with Aditazz Photo: Adam Grubb
BD+C’s inaugural AEC innovation conference, Accelerate Live! (May 11, Chicago), featured...read more
Out of the many insights that night, everyone agreed that the healthcare industry is ripe for dis...read more