Wood

What's next for mass timber design?

An architect who has worked on some of the nation's largest and most significant mass timber construction projects shares his thoughts on the latest design trends and innovations in mass timber.


| Jun 13, 2017

Accelerate Live! talk: Next-gen materials for the built environment, Blaine Brownell, Transmaterial

Architect and materials guru Blaine Brownell reveals emerging trends and applications that are transforming the technological capacity, environmental performance, and design potential of architecture.
Office Buildings | Jun 8, 2017

Take a look at the plans for Google’s new 1 million-sf London campus

Heatherwick Studio and BIG are designing the 11-story building.

| May 30, 2017

Accelerate Live! talk: Health-generating buildings, Marcene Kinney, Angela Mazzi, GBBN Architects

Architects Marcene Kinney and Angela Mazzi share design hacks pinpointing specific aspects of the built environment that affect behavior, well-being, and performance.
Codes and Standards | May 30, 2017

Industry Groups move toward Unified Green Building Model Code in 2018

The effort involves combining ASHRAE's Standard 189.1 with the International Green Construction Code.

Multifamily Housing | May 22, 2017

Zaha Hadid Architects residential development takes a page from a classic Bradbury tale

The buildings are on an elevated platform and the surrounding walkways are suspended so as not to disturb the surrounding ecosystems.

Architects | Legat Architects May 16, 2017

Architecture that helps children fall in love with the environment

The coming decades present a major ecological challenge... so let’s encourage the next generation to do something about it!

Sustainability | May 16, 2017

1.5 million recycled plastic bottles were used to build this nine-story structure in Taipei

The building is made of Polli-Brick, a building material that comes from 100% recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate Polymer.

Retail Centers | May 3, 2017

18 Carbon fiber wings grace Foster + Partners-designed Apple Dubai Mall terrace

The store’s large terrace provides views of the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountain.

Green | HOK May 2, 2017

Green buildings don't have to cost more

What impact does sustainable design have on owners with a finite construction budget or developers who won’t own the building after construction?

Sustainability | Apr 20, 2017

The American Institute of Architects select the 2017 COTE Top Ten Awards

In its 21st year, the Top Ten Awards highlight projects that exemplify the integration of great design and great performance.


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