Hybrid operating room. Photo: Pfree2014/Wikimedia Commons
"Surgical Suites: Emerging Approaches to Planning and Design" offers solutions for collaboration...read more
The 53-foot-diameter oculus looms over the grand atrium. Suspended under tension within the conical atrium is the “Sky Reflector-Net,” by James Carpenter Design Associates, Grimshaw Architects, and Arup. The artwork is composed of 112 tensioned cables, 224 high-strength rods, and nearly 10,000 stainless steel components; 952 aluminum panels distribute sunlight down to the lowest levels of the station. Photo: Jon Ortner/Ortner Photography.
Fulton Center, which handles 85% of the riders coming to Lower Manhattan, is like no other statio...read more
The 506,000 rooms under contract in April represent a 14.6% YoY increase.
The AC Hotel in a neighborhood in Oklahoma City will be Oklahoma's first modular-built hotel, as well as the first for its developer. Image: Courtesy Guerdon Modular Buildings
Guerdon Modular Buildings will produce 81 modules for this project.
The ground floors of Oceanwide Center's two towers will be lifted up five stories to create an “urban room” with pedestrian crossings. Image: Foster + Partners
One of Oceanwide Center’s buildings will be the city’s second tallest.
A 50-foot x 90-foot metal building system from Star Buildings allowed the church to build its bas...read more
A 24-story building with 241 affordable housing units will include a charter school, medical center, cultural spaces, and a supermarket. Image: Dattner Architects
The 24-story curved building would be 70% more efficient than comparable housing in New York City...
Westminster Village in Scottsdale, Ariz. Photo courtesy Perkins Eastman
The paper highlights some of the firm's top projects that feature biophilic design, a sustainable...read more
Indie Apartments in Austin. Rendering courtesy Transwestern Development. Click here to enlarge.
Indie Apartments will consist of 139 one- and two-bedroom units at 350- and 520-sf each.
The world’s largest underwater restaurant—1,264 cm—will open this summer at a resort in the Maldives. Its interior will resemble the first of its kind (above), which opened a decade ago. Courtesy Conrad Hotels. Click here to enlarge.
Up to 24 deep-sea diners will be protected by an acrylic arch and an acrylic end window, allowing...read more
SushiSamba’s 14,000-sf restaurant in Las Vegas is distinguished by a colorful, arching interior design. iCrave was the designer, PWI Construction the GC. Courtesy Forté Specialty Contractors. Click here to enlarge.
Restaurants are more than just places to eat. They are comprising town centers and playing into t...read more
Rendering courtesy of three: living architecture
Nakoma Sky is a 70-acre, desert-resort senior living community designed for an active lifestyle....read more
Santiago Calatrava's UAE Pavilion. All renderings courtesy Santiago Calatrava. Click here to enlarge.
The 161,000-sf structure will be a centerpiece for the event, which is expected to draw more than...read more
The Atlanta Hawks new practice facility in Brookhaven, Ga. Rendering courtesy HOK.
The team will have easy access to an MRI machine, 3D motion capture equipment, and in-ground hydr...read more
SkyLine pod. Courtesy of Marks Barfield Architects and Davis Brody Bond, via ArchDaily.
Marks Barfield Architects and Davis Brody Bond designed a "gondola" network that will connect the...read more
Photo: M.O. Stevens/Wikimedia Commons
By adopting green building and sustainable practices, healthcare facilities can save $15 billion...read more
AllTransit analyzes the social benefits of good transit service by analyzing data related to heal...read more
Diamond Schmitt's Buddy Holly Hall in Lubbock, Texas. Renderings courtesy Diamond Schmitt Architects. Click images to enlarge.
The spacious and versatile complex can hold operas, plays, rock concerts, and conferences.... read more
Dubai Opera House. Rendering courtesy Emaar.
The Opera District will have a 2,000-seat theater and three residential complexes.
The piazza at Trinity Place. Renderings courtesy Trinity Properties.
Made of 2,500 seamlessly-welded panels, Venus will be the centerpiece of a new public piazza cont...read more
Melbourne (Fla.) High School. Photo: Scapler/Wikimedia Commons.
Critics fear rules will hamper ability to build schools with desired features.
Photo: Henrik Kam, courtesy SFMOMA. Click here to enlarge.
The museum will have three times as much gallery space as before, along with a new theater, atriu...read more
A planned mixed-use development called Bayside, in a suburb of Dallas will feature a lagoon and water fountain that would be a first for Texas. Phase I construction on the residential, office, and retail parts of the 262-acre project is scheduled to begin in the few months. Image: Humphreys and Partners Architects
Construction will soon begin on housing, retail, and office spaces.
Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center. Photo: Christopher Lance/Creative Commons.
Efficient ED operations result in shorter wait times, quicker diagnosis and care plans, maximum u...read more
Interior view of the vegetation-covered aluminum frame dome. Renderings courtesy Studio Dror. Click here to enlarge.
The aluminum dome, which honors the 50th anniversary of Expo 67, can host events year-round.
The New Electrical and Computer Engineering Building, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Photo courtesy SmithGroupJJR. Click here to enlarge.
Sustainable features like chilled beams and solar screens help the University of Illinois researc...read more
National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Rendering courtesy Diamond Schmitt. Click here for larger view.
Renovations, including a new tower, stage, and lounge, will be completed in 2017, the year of Can...read more
The atrium of the Taylor Institute. Image courtesy Diamond Schmitt Architects. Click here for larger view.
The heart of the Taylor Institute can be anything from a teaching lab to a 400-seat theater.... read more
Marc Berson, Vice Chairman of RWJ Barnabas Health, addresses the audience at a recent symposium on how healthcare systems can manage excess assets at a time of industry consolidation and higher demand for providing services closer to communities. Image: Rutgers Business|Center for Real Estate
As service providers position themselves closer to their communities, they are looking for ways t...read more
Renderings courtesy Shop Architects/West 8. Click here for larger view.
Drexel University's $3.5 billion project will have mixed-use buildings, residential spaces, and e...read more