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 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

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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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Codes and Standards | January 14, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Parallel Design-Permitting Process includes flagging elements for correction during conceptual design.

St. Louis Aquarium clock

All renderings courtesy PGAV Destinations

Museums | January 14, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

PGAV Destinations designed the project.

Companies should be investing in those workplace elements that create an emotional tie between employees and employer. Images: CBRE Workplace (charts), Pixabay (office photo)

Office Building Design | January 14, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A survey of 1,600 North American workers hints at what workplace elements have the greatest impact.

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Codes and Standards | January 13, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Aim is to increase mobility to spur more economic activity.

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Market Data | January 13, 2020 | AGC

Survey finds optimism about 2020 along with even tighter labor supply as construction unemployment sets record Decemb...

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Urban Planning | January 13, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project hopes to set a standard for how modern communities can live in harmony with nature.

A poll of real estate brokers and analysts across North America sees more runway for office demand this year. Image: Pixabay

Market Data | January 10, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Brokers and analysts at two major CRE firms observe that tenants are taking longer to make lease decisions.

How the new EC3 tool raises the bar on collective action

The Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator helps building teams evaluate a project’s overall embodied carbon emissions during design and procurement decision making.

   

Green | January 10, 2020 | Donald Davies, President, Magnusson Klemencic Associates

Nearly 50 AEC industry organizations partnered to develop the groundbreaking Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculat...

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Architects | January 09, 2020 | AIA

The 2020 Regional & Urban Design program recognizes the best in urban design, regional and city planning and comm...

TitletownTech, in Green Bay, Wis., is part of a 45-acre mixed-use district, whose second phase got underway last summer. Images: (c) 2019 by SGA and Ari Burling Photography

Office Building Design | January 09, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The goal is to nurture startups aligned with local industries.

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Codes and Standards | January 09, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

All contractors will have to demonstrate secure practices.

Alibaba central interior space

All renderings courtesy Foster + Partners

Office Building Design | January 09, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The firm won a design competition for the project.

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