Most Recent Features

Ocean House resort, Watch Hill, R.I.
Dec 17, 2010
The iconic Ocean House resort in Watch Hill, R.I., had to be torn down in 2005 when systemic deficiencies made restoration unfeasible. Centerbrook Architects and Planners, Centerbrook, Conn., designed a new version of the hotel, working...
Park Hotel Hyderabad
Dec 17, 2010
The Park Hotel Hyderabad in Hyderabad, India, was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill to combine inspirations from the region’s jewelry-making traditions with sustainable elements.
U.S. Benchmark Development
Dec 17, 2010
The 58-story Austonian in Austin, Texas, is the tallest residential building in the western U.S. Benchmark Development, along with Ziegler Cooper Architects and Balfour Beatty (GC), created the 850,000-sf tower with 178 residences, retail...
Dec 17, 2010
Theater, music, and dance programs at Sam Houston State University have a new venue in the 101,945-sf, $38.5 million James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center. WHR Architects, Houston, designed the new center to connect two existing...
Ayagina’ar Elitnaurvik
Dec 17, 2010
Ayagina’ar Elitnaurvik, a new K-12 school serving the Lower Kuskikwim School District, is now open in Kongiganak, a remote Alaskan village of less than 400 residents. The 34,000-sf, 12-classroom facility replaces one that was...
The Carlyle, Los Angeles
Dec 17, 2010
A new luxury condominium tower in Los Angeles, The Carlyle has 24 floors with 78 units. Each of the four units on each floor has a private elevator foyer. The top three floors house six 5,000-sf penthouses that offer residents both indoor...
Rios Clementi Hale Studio
Dec 17, 2010
The Hollywood/Vine Metro portal and public plaza in Los Angeles provides an entrance to the Red Line subway and the W Hollywood Hotel. Local architect Rios Clementi Hale Studio designed the portal and plaza to flow with the landmark...
Park Hotel Hyderabad
Dec 17, 2010
L.A. subway portal and public plaza embodies Hollywood charm; tallest residential building in the western U.S. opens in Austin, Texas; India’s first LEED Gold for a hotel is a gemstone-inspired beauty.
College of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dec 17, 2010
A new $90 million, 250,000-sf classroom and laboratory facility with a 450-seat auditorium for the College of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign is aiming for LEED Platinum.
VietinBank Business Center
Dec 17, 2010
The 300,000-sm VietinBank Business Center in Hanoi, Vietnam, designed by Foster + Partners, will have two commercial towers: the first, a 68-story, 362-meter office tower for the international headquarters of VietinBank; the second, a five...
Bellefair Kew Beach Residences
Dec 17, 2010
Reserve Properties is transforming a 20th-century church into Bellefair Kew Beach Residences, a residential/retail complex in The Beach neighborhood of Toronto. Local architecture firm RAWdesign adapted the late Gothic-style church into a...
Camp Pendleton
Dec 17, 2010
The team of Clark/McCarthy, HKS Architects, and Wingler & Sharp are collaborating on the design of a new naval hospital at Camp Pendleton in Southern California. The $451 million project is the largest so far awarded by the U.S. Navy...
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
Dec 17, 2010
Construction of the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert, Ariz., is under way. Located on the Banner Gateway Medical Center campus near Phoenix, the three-story, 131,000-sf outpatient facility will house radiation oncology,...
Dec 17, 2010
Navy hospital at Camp Pendleton aims for LEED Gold; Toronto church converted for condos and shopping; George W. Bush Presidential Center breaks ground in Texas (of course); University of Illinois facility goes for net-zero energy.
Dec 17, 2010
A veteran structural engineer offers expert advice on how to avoid problems with stone cladding and glass/aluminum cladding systems.