Unicorn Island aerial

All renderings courtesy MIR

Urban Planning | January 23, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building is the first on the 67-hectare island.

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The design team wanted to create a powerful sense of arrival at the new Green Haven Shelter for Women. The shelter’s design includes a welcoming canopy that brings warmth to the façade.

January 24, 2020 | Stantec Blog | Robyn Whitwham

How designing a women’s shelter taught one architect about recovery, reintegration, and empowerment.

Market Data | January 24, 2020 | USGBC

Colorado leads the nation, showing how LEED green buildings support climate action and a better quality of life.

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Codes and Standards | January 24, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

FenStar Certification Program ensures windows, doors, and skylights meet Energy Star specifications.

80 M expansion

All renderings courtesy Hickok Cole

Wood | January 24, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Hickok Cole is designing the project.

Giants 300 | October 25, 2019 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, HOK, Jacobs, and Turner Construction top the rankings of the nation's largest government buildings sector arch...

January 23, 2020 | GBBN Insights | Amanda Markovic, AIA

Are libraries still relevant in a digital world?

Construction contractor confidence surges into 2020, says ABC

More than 50% of contractors expect their profit margins to increase over the next six months. Photo by Quintin Gellar from Pexels

  

Market Data | January 23, 2020 | Associated Builders and Contractors

Confidence among U.S. construction industry leaders increased in November 2019 with respect to sales, profit margins,...

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Codes and Standards | January 23, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Natl. Apartment Assn. study says rent control decreases housing supply, harms condition of housing stock.

Unicorn Island aerial

All renderings courtesy MIR

Urban Planning | January 23, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building is the first on the 67-hectare island.

Photos by Kevin Scott

Office Building Design | January 22, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Montalba Architects designed the project.

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Market Data | January 22, 2020 | AIA

AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score of 52.5 for December reflects an increase in design services provided b...

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Codes and Standards | January 22, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Most utilities underuse the technology that can help customers save money.

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Codes and Standards | January 21, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Fastest and slowest paying GCs revealed.

IKEA at Westbahnhof
Retail Centers | January 21, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building will include 160 newly planted trees.

U.S. multifamily market posted solid gains in 2019

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Multifamily Housing | January 20, 2020 | Yardi Matrix

Rents grew 3% for the year, according to Yardi Matrix.

Life of an Architect Podcast | January 20, 2020 | Bob Borson, FAIA

Today is a special episode because we are sitting down with my very close and personal friend, even though we have ne...

January 20, 2020 | HMC Architects Blog |

Architects who embrace this intriguing and dynamic technology now will be better equipped to design the most efficien...

Wellness in construction

The prevalence of overweight employees within the construction industry is significantly higher than the general adult population. This has obvious health implications, but also business implications. Photo courtesy Structure Tone

   

Contractors | January 20, 2020 | Stephanie Timm, PhD, Senior Director, Delos, and Jennifer Taranto, Director of Sustainability, Structure Tone

New research on wellness in the construction sector highlights interventions that could be effective in addressing de...

WSCC addition

All renderings courtesy LMN Architects

Sports and Recreational Facilities | January 20, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LMN Architects designed the project.

An uninterrupted path connects the lobby to the top floor at Akamai's new headquarters building. Images: Sasaki

Office Building Design | January 19, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Color also plays a big role in the interior design of this 19-story building.

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Codes and Standards | January 17, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Buildings would have to heat and cook with electricity.

Xiangjiang gate

All renderings courtesy RMJM

Mixed-Use | January 17, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The towers will rise 580 feet.

Drone technology is one of the tools that engineers and contractors are using to make their jobsites more efficient. A new report by Deloitte sees construction technology as a competitive advantage. Image: Deloitte

AEC Tech | January 16, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Deloitte, in new report, lays out a risk mitigation strategy that relies on tech.

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Codes and Standards | January 16, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

All new buildings must have reserved rooftop sections for PVs.

550 Madison privately owned public space

All renderings courtesy Snøhetta

Reconstruction & Renovation | January 16, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project previously gained approval from Manhattan Community Board 5 in December.

Advanced Product Creation Centre exterior

All images courtesy Bennetts Associates

Office Building Design | January 16, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Bennetts Associates designed the project.

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Codes and Standards | January 15, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Move defies bipartisan 2007 law.

Healthcare Facilities | January 15, 2020 | HOK | Tony Roesch and Emily McGowan

For patients and healthcare staff, these developments will be most evident in new tools, such as robotic surgical tab...

Super Nintendo World Rendering

Images courtesy Universal Studios Japan

Events Facilities | January 15, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is currently under construction in Osaka, Japan.

January 14, 2020 | SmithGroup Perspectives blog |

In order to get a broad perspective on what our future might look like, we recognized that there was no better resour...

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