Most Recent Features

Aug 21, 2014
An opulent Renaissance Revival building in downtown Detroit is being used as a parking garage.
MetLife Stadium, home to 2014’s Super Bowl, is one of the greenest sports venues
The WELL Building Standard, a new protocol that focuses on human wellness within the built environment, is a particularly good fit for sports facilities, write Skanska's Tom Tingle and Beth Heider.
Designed by the architectural duo Charles A. Reed and Allen H. Stem, King Street
Aug 20, 2014
After years of neglect and botched renovations, King Street Station sparkles once again.
Aug 20, 2014
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) reached an all-time high in the second quarter of 2014. CBI improved 5.4 percent and currently stands at 8.5.
Aug 20, 2014
The New York office of the Gerson Lehrman Group recently redesigned its office without personal desks or cubicles. The company gave each of its 250 employees a locker, a laptop, and told to work anywhere they wanted, according to Business...
Photo: Mark Ahsmann via Wikimedia Commons
Aug 20, 2014
The American Institute of Architects reported the July ABI score was 55.8, up noticeably from a mark of 53.5 in June. 
Renderings courtesy of Goettsch Partners
Aug 19, 2014
The overall design concept is of a complex of textured buildings that would differentiate from the surrounding blue-glass buildings of Shenzhen.
One of the projects that 360 has worked on; Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
Aug 19, 2014
Expected to be finalized by the end of October, the acquisition of 360 Architecture will provide immediate benefits to both firms’ clients worldwide as HOK re-enters the sports and entertainment market.
Photo via Flickr CC: Joe Haupt (France1978)
Making things is important because it reveals gaps in thought, sheds light on the fundamental assumptions that can kill ideas, and forces us to push toward solutions that actually work, writes HDR's David Grandy.
Aug 19, 2014
In the coming months, a gleaming S-shaped tower will join Nashville's burgeoning skyline. The new tower is just one example of a project financed not with conventional construction loans but with a unique blend of equity and debt.
Aug 18, 2014
The Howard Hughes Corporation, in association with architecture firm Cho Benn Holback + Associates, plans to turn the building—at least the majority of it—into a Whole Foods. 
Photo courtesy Perikins+Will
Aug 18, 2014
The broadened focus is resulting in comprehensive, long-term plans that will guide new growth in places like Buffalo, N.Y., Kingston, R.I., and Brooklyn, N.Y.
Renderings: courtesy SPARK
Aug 18, 2014
Architecture firm SPARK recently finished a design for a new development in Shenzhen. The 770,700 square-foot mixed-use structure's design mimics the hilly landscape of the site's locale.
Aug 18, 2014
Melo Group has launched sales for Aria on the Bay, its new 647-unit luxury condominium in Miami. The bayfront condo will overlook Margaret Pace Park, Biscayne Bay and the Miami Beach skyline. 
Illustration: bplanet via FreeDigitalPhotos.net
Business consultant Tim Williams authored a recent LinkedIn post that highlights the emerging trend among professional services firms toward “decoupling,” or consciously separating the high-value services that are scarce from the low-value...