Aerial view of APAC

Rendering courtesy of SPF:architects

Performing Arts Centers | February 20, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SPF:architects designed the complex.

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A rendering of the project area of Bridgeport, Conn.'s South End, where an AEC team has been selected to devise a resilience plan to mitigate future flooding. Image: Courtesy of Waggonner & Ball

Resiliency | February 21, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The design and construction project would perpetuate efforts that date back several years.

Strong start for architecture billings in 2018

“Healthy conditions continue across all sectors and regions except the Northeast, where firm billings softened for the second consecutive month,” said AIA Chief Economist, Kermit Baker, Hon. AIA, PhD. Photo: Pixabay

Market Data | February 21, 2018 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects reported the January 2018 ABI score was 54.7, up from a score of 52.8 in the pre...

Airports | February 21, 2018 | GS&P Dialogue | Wilson Rayfield ,AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

This is the second post in our series examining why airport operators should bother to upgrade their facilities, even...

Codes and Standards | February 21, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Forty four states have areas defined as low-hazard.

ICMA 2017 at San Antonio’s Henry B. González Convention Center

ICMA 2017 at San Antonio’s Henry B. González Convention Center.

Urban Planning | February 21, 2018 | SmithGroupJJR's Perspectives blog | Stephen Conschafter

What exactly is the Second Machine Age? The name refers to a book by MIT researchers Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McA...

Interior collaboration area in St. Jude's advanced research center

Rendering courtesy of The Crump Firm

Healthcare Facilities | February 21, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Crump Firm is designing the project.

Codes and Standards | February 20, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Bipartisan bill encourages states to adopt latest building codes.

BankUnited defines itself as a Network Bank by creating a cohesive multifunctional environment that integrates meeting and event space with traditional banking functions. Photo © Christopher Payne.

Retail Centers | February 20, 2018 | GenslerOn | Ryan Cavanaugh

It is critical to not view the physical branch as just another sales channel, but as an important touchpoint along a...

Photo: Magda Biernat

Office Building Design | February 20, 2018 | David malone, Associate Editor

Approximately 400 employees will occupy the SkB Architects-designed space.

A view of a shared office space operated by WeWork, which has 200,000 members and locations in 20 countries. Flex and co-working offices are gaining broader acceptance among corporate tenants, property managers, and landlords. Image: Matteo Doni, via Wikimedia Commons

Office Building Design | February 20, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

More landlords see these spaces as “long-term solutions.”

Aerial view of APAC

Rendering courtesy of SPF:architects

Performing Arts Centers | February 20, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SPF:architects designed the complex.

Insulation | February 19, 2018 | Bob Zabcik |

There is little doubt that the use of foam plastic insulation in metal building exterior roof and wall assemblies is...

Products and Services | February 19, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Flexi-panel from Extech, Classic Ultra from Icynene, and Heartfelt from Hunter Douglas are just three of the 16 produ...

Lighting | February 19, 2018 | Abundance: The Paladino Blog | Brad Pease

In the real estate industry, understanding how our buildings are used is critical to understanding how to manage our...

Codes and Standards | February 19, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

JLL/Purdue University project is developing algorithms to improve indoor comfort.

Exterior of the Photovoltaic Bolt

Courtesy of Pierattelli Architetture

Office Building Design | February 19, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The wings have a surface area of over 1,100 sm.

The Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center

The Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., matches each floor of its research tower dedicated to a specific disease with a corresponding and connected floor in the adjacent clinical tower that includes clinical-trial areas and “knowledge transfer” zones where clinical and research faculty offices reside. Photo courtesy HDR © 2017 Corey Gaffer.

Healthcare Facilities | February 16, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Healthcare systems ask their AEC partners for design flexibility that is adjustable to advances in medicine and techn...

Exterior of UW nanoengineering building

Photo: Aaron Leitz Photography

University Buildings | February 16, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building marks the second phase of a 168,000-sf complex.

Figure 1:​ Despite the presence of a waterproofing membrane on the elevated concrete slabs, water intrusion occurred through the terrace levels into the spaces below, infiltrating via penetrations and cracks in the slab.

February 15, 2018 | George H. DuBose, CGC; Steven R. Gleason, P.E.; and Charles Allen, Jr., AIA |
Laboratories | February 15, 2018 | David Keenan

What are superlabs? And what makes for a superbly designed superlab?

Multifamily Housing | February 15, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Renters are on the rise in 21 of the 30 countries examined in RentCafé’s recent study.

Interior of the planned W350 building
Wood | February 15, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The planned tower would rise 350 meters (1148 feet).

The new 6,115-sf Radiation Oncology department in Berkeley Heights, N.J.

The new 6,115-sf Radiation Oncology department in Berkeley Heights, N.J., expands Summit Medical Group’s comprehensive treatment program, and solidifies its affiliation with Houston-based MD Anderson Cancer Center, whose growth plans call for opening regional cancer centers domestically and internationally.

Healthcare Facilities | February 14, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This treatment center is half new construction, half renovation of a building that had been used for family services....

Codes and Standards | February 14, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Welltower uses internal system to evaluate total building performance.

Interior of the new Legacy Hall in Plano, Texas. Image © Gensler.

Urban Planning | February 14, 2018 | GenslerOn | Joe pobiner

2017 saw the continuation of the evolution of expectations on the part of consumers, developers, office workers, and...

Ground floor rainforest plaza

Courtesy BIG.

High-rise Construction | February 14, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new skyscraper will include “the office of the future.”

Office market vacancy rate at 10-year low

Photo: Pixabay

Office Building Design | February 13, 2018 | Transwestern

Cautious development and healthy absorption across major markets contributed to the decline in vacancy, according to...

Hotel Facilities | February 13, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

From real-time guest feedback to AI-driven hyper-personalization, the hotel of the future will emphasize service, con...

Codes and Standards | February 13, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Indoor mixed-use “Main Street” blossoms in giant former Bell Labs building.

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