The scheme envisions a single container being subdivided into several studio flats, while three-bedroom family residences could be crafted out of three containers. Renderings courtesy of CRG Architects.
Brightly painted shipping containers are stacked into a residential tower
The Hills at Vallco. Renderings courtesy Sand Hill Property Co. (via San Jose Mercury News)
The Cupertino, Calif., mall will be turned into a retail, office and apartment complex, topped by...read more
Barack and Michelle Obama look at Chicago's skyline. Photo: Pete Souza/Wikimedia Commons
Both national and foreign firms will compete for chance to design the Chicago-based Presidential...read more
The explosive demand for tech office space in and around metropolitan areas has led to creative redevelopment opportunities for Building Teams. The Playa Jefferson complex in Playa Vista, Calif., remade a series of nondescript, low-rise office buildings into state-of-the-art tech space for mature and startup companies. Photo: Benny Chan Fotoworks, courtesy Gensler
In the race for highly coveted tech companies and startups, cities, institutions, and developers...read more
Photo: One of the cities in JLL's quiz, Bobokine/Wikimedia Commons
Clues help players name eight metropolises in The Global Cities Quiz
The swimming pool will suspend approximately 115 feet above ground. Renderings courtesy Ballymore Group
Residents and visitors will be able to swim 10 stories above ground, and see views of London....
Photo: Phil Whitehouse/Creative Commons
Millennials have been the driving force behind the growth in renovation construction projects sin...read more
Images courtesy Murphy Burnham & Buttrick Architects
The three-year reconstruction project included more than 30,000 preservations and repairs.
By turning furniture into downloadable templates, offices can be in charge of sourcing and manufacturing their own products. Screengrab of opendesk.cc/designs
Offices can “download” their furniture to be made locally, anywhere.
Image: Titletown District, all renderings courtesy Green Bay Packers (via Green Bay Press Gazette)
Flush with cash, the NFL team is kicking in about half of the $130 million for the 20-acre projec...read more
The 60-story, 132-residence luxury Porsche Design Tower designed by Sieger Suarez Architects prom...read more
Cincinnati Federated Building, Derek Jensen/Wikimedia Commons
The latest CBRE survey, covering the first half of the year, finds retail and hotel sectors exper...read more
According to Architizer, references to the region’s aqueous heritage will be made with fountains and a waterfall. Renderings courtesy of FR-EE Fernando Romero Enterprise.
Plans for Mexico City’s elevated park include an amphitheatre and al fresco cafés.
Photo: Alex Proimos/Wikimedia Commons
The project is the first step toward a $2.3 billion expansion of the Las Vegas Convention Center....
Photo: King of Prussia Mall in Lafayette Park, Penn. Montgomery County Planning Commission/Creative Commons.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the July ABI score was 54.7, down a point fro...read more
For every ton of CO2 produced, the smokestack will release a ring of steam. Rendering courtesy BIG
The unusual power plant/ski slope project in Copenhagen will feature a ...read more
Installing Viega Climate Mat® for BBARWA
The Big Bear Area Regional Wstewater Agency tried several different methods to dry the sludge wit...read more
Photo: The New School University Center, MusikAnimal/Wikimedia Commons
Georgia Tech's Clough Commons, Boston's Berklee Tower, and seven other facilities were honored fo...read more
The tower is being constructed in an 18-block master plan developed by Harwood International. Renderings courtesy Kengo Kuma Architects
Japanese architect Kengo Kuma designs tower with gradually rotating floor plates for Rolex's new...read more
Image courtesy Snoozebox
Designers can leave their mark in the international hotel design industry.
The flagship store was built at the corner of one of Honolulu’s busiest intersections and near one of the nation’s top-grossing shopping centers. All photos courtesy Architects Hawaii Ltd.
A house where canoes were made served as the model for this drug superstore’s design.
1188 & 1198 Junipero Serra Blvd., designed by Kwan Henmi
The first 1,000 residential units will kickoff a decade-long plan to add 5,6779 new housing units...
The $160 million renovation of the 620,000-sf, 18-story Byron G. Rogers Federal Building and Courthouse in downtown Denver. HOK was the architect on the project, with Bennett Wagner & Grody Architects (architect of record), RMH Group (MEP), Rocky Mountain Institute (high-performance building consultant), and Mortenson Construction (design-builder). Photo: HOK
AEC firms that do government work say their public-sector clients have been going smaller to save...read more
Intrinsic School, Chicago, combines STEM and humanities in podlike settings. The Intrinsic charter system was founded by CEO Melissa Zaikos. The Building Team: Wheeler Kearns Architects (designer), Enspect Engineering (SE), Wolff Landscape Architect, and Clune Construction (GC). Photo: Steve Hall/Hedrich Blessing
Whether new or reconstructed, schools must meet new demands that emanate from the real world and...read more
ZINC Apartments, West Cambridge, Mass., just outside Boston. The owner, Wood Partners, will start accepting tenants in September. The Building Team: Symmes Maini & McKee Associates (architect), J Derenzo (site work), EM Duggan (MEP), McPhee (electrical contractor), JK Glass (curtain wall/glass), Canatal (steel), Sanford (wall panels), and Lend Lease (GC). Rendering: Wood Partners and Monogram Residential Trust
For the last three years, rental apartments have occupied the hot corner in residential construct...read more
Renderings courtesy Reza Kabul Architects
The 1996 Iconic Tower will be a tribute to the country’s cricket team, which won the World Cup in...read more
The $50 million Oakland University Engineering Center, in Rochester, Mich., was completed last August by Walbridge (CM at risk). The five-story, 149,879-sf facility, designed by SmithGroupJJR, pulls together functions that were scattered over four buildings. The center provides instructional and R&D space for the university’s School of Engineering and Computer Science. Photo: Jason Robinson Photography, LLC
At a time when competition for the cream of the student/faculty crop is intensifying, colleges an...read more
The LEED Gold Tidewater Community College/City of Virginia Beach (Va.) Joint-Use Library. The Building Team: Carrier Johnson + CULTURE (design architect), RRMM Architects (AOR), Anderson Brulé Architects (interior design), Stroud, Pence and Associates (SE), C. Allan Bamforth, Jr. (CE), Pace Collaborative (MEP), In Sites (landscape architect), and Gilbane Building Co. (CMAR). Photo: Jeff Goldberg / ESTO
Today, the green building movement is all about eliminating toxic substances in building material...read more
Presbyterian Cardiovascular Institute, a seven-story facility that is the cornerstone of a 25-year master plan for Scripps Memorial Hospital’s La Jolla, Calif., campus. GC McCarthy Building Companies used lean construction principles to prefabricate headwalls and handwashing sinks in the patient rooms, ICUs, and prep/recovery rooms. Also on the Building Team: HOK (project architect), KPFF (SE/CE), exp (MEP), MWPA (landscape architect), and Jacobs Engineering Group (CM). Photo: Stephen Whalen Photography
Turner, McCarthy, and Skanska top Building Design+Construction's 2015 ranking of the largest heal...read more
The 33,000-sf Gloria Drummond Physical Rehabilitation Institute, Boca Raton, Fla., designed by HKS, is named for the late founder of Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Courtesy HKS, DPR
AECOM, Jacobs, and Burns & McDonnell top Building Design+Construction's 2015 ranking of the l...read more