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Office Building Design | October 17, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Hollwich Kushner, with Gensler as design development architects, designed the building.

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July 24, 2019 |

Architects and designers have a few different options for sourcing their cost data.

10 Jay Street’s unitized ‘sugar crystal’ façade was engineered  to withstand the water and wind from New York’s East River.

The “sugar crystal” façade reflects fragments of the surrounding river, park, and city to create a distinctive modern aesthetic. Photo: Pavel Bendov

   

Building Tech | July 24, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

10 Jay Street’s unitized “sugar crystal” façade was engineered to withstand the water and wind from New York’s East R...

Renae's Place for Homeless Families, Cambridge, Mass., Photo: Bruce T. Martin

The late Victorian structure at 859 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Mass., has been fully upgraded to “near” net-zero energy standards. The 7,500-sf home can shelter 10 homeless women and their children. Photo: Bruce T. Martin

  

Multifamily Housing | July 24, 2019 | Peter Fabric, Contributing Editor

The 1885 Victorian home in Cambridge, Mass., gets a new, energy-efficient life as Renae's Place, short-term housing f...

Fast. Reliable. Consistent. Viega ProPress® is the copper press joining solution you can count on for superior results on the job.

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Codes and Standards | July 24, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Property owners face many challenges; coastal defense project plans are complex and need more time to plan.

Arlington 425 aerial

All renderings courtesy Village of Arlington Heights/ Tinaglia Architects.

Mixed-Use | July 24, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Tinaglia Architects designed the project.

prefab construction, modular construction, offsite construction

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Multifamily Housing | July 23, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Editor, Multifamily Design+Construction

The most important benefit of offsite construction, when done right, is reliability.

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Market Data | July 23, 2019 | AIA

AIA’s latest Consensus Construction Forecast predicts growth.

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Codes and Standards | July 23, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

No gas hook-ups will be allowed in new houses, apartments, and commercial buildings.

Photo: Jacques Ferrier Architecture / Jonathan Leijonhufvud

Mixed-Use | July 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Jacques Ferrier Architecture and Sensual City Studio designed the building.

The Edison is located in Washington, D.C.’s Union Market, a neighborhood that caters to hip, mobile-first, on-the-go residents.

July 22, 2019 | Boingo

Boingo joined forces with LCOR to create a new approach to the resident experience.

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Codes and Standards | July 22, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The Landmark @ One Market is one of San Francisco’s most architecturally distinctive buildings.

July 22, 2019 | circle S studio Blog | Tim Asimos

Gaining leadership buy-in for marketing initiatives can be an incredibly challenging task for many A/E/C marketers....

Image: Ute Zscharnt for David Chipperfield Architects

Museums | July 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

David Chipperfield Architects designed the building.

Life of an Architect Podcast | July 21, 2019 | Bob Borson, FAIA

If I have one regret during my college education is that I never worked on a construction site. Once I graduated from...

The renovation of Thigpen Hall on the campus of Alabama A&M University included a complete makeover of the residential hall's ceilings, bathrooms, and flooring. Image: Turner Construction

Higher Education | July 20, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This is the latest of numerous projects in Huntsville that the GC has engaged over the past 65 years.

Construction spending keeps rising, due in part to labor costs attendant to the ongoing shortage of skilled workers. Image: Pixabay

Market Data | July 20, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Labor availability is a big factor in that inflation, according to Rider Levett Bucknall report.

Lendlease and Google to develop mixed-use neighborhoods in San Francisco Bay

Image by Denys Vitali from Pixabay 

    

Mixed-Use | July 19, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The residential, retail, hospitality, and other civic components have an estimated development value of $15 billion. ...

Market Data | July 18, 2019 | ABC

Contractors were slightly less upbeat regarding profit margins and staffing levels compared to April.

A rendering of the main entry of Mora (Minn.) Hospital and Clinic, which underwent an extensive remodeling and expansion. Image: Courtesy of Kraus Anderson Construction

Healthcare Facilities | July 18, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A 25-month project includes three separate additions.

POST Houston aerial view

All renderings courtesy Luxigon/OMA

Mixed-Use | July 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

OMA is designing the project.

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Building Team | July 17, 2019 | circle S studio Blog | Tim Asimos

Today’s A/E/C firms can no longer rely on the brochure-style websites of the past.

What multifamily developers are saying about Ori Living's robotic interior system

Ori Pocket Closet opens (via black button) for access to clothes, etc. Pocket Closet comes with 110 cubic feet of storage, 140 inches of hanging space, a desk, 48-inch TV nook, LED lighting, three outlets, and two USB ports and adds the equivalent of 40 square feet of usable space to an apartment. Cost: $3,000 to $7,000. Photo: Ori Living

Multifamily Housing | July 17, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Editor, Multifamily Design+Construction

This robotically controlled, space-saving furniture system can add more than 100 square feet of usable space to apart...

Robotic interiors: How to make a studio apartment feel as big as a one-bedroom unit

Ori Studio Suite comes with a full or queen bed, a dining table or desk, a 50- or 60-inch TV nook, up to 133 cubic feet of storage, 48 to  60 inches of space to hang clothes, LED lighting, six outlets, and two USB ports. The system “adds” up to 136 of usable square footage to the unit. Cost: $7,000 to $15,000, depending on order quantity. Photo: Ori Living

Multifamily Housing | July 17, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Editor, Multifamily Design+Construction

Meet Ori Living's robotically controlled, space-saving furniture system. 

Multifamily Housing | July 17, 2019 | Gordian

Using RSMeans data from Gordian, here are the most recent construction costs for low-rise and mid-rise apartment buil...

View from SE at night

All renderings courtesy Populous

Sports and Recreational Facilities | July 17, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The $250 million stadium is being privately funded by the team’s ownership group.

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Market Data | July 17, 2019 | AIA

Project inquiry gains hit a 10-year low.

July 16, 2019 | MBCI |

Because of the critical nature of seaming metal roofs, the crew members doing this work should be properly trained....

Market Data | July 16, 2019 | ABC

The Construction Backlog Indicator expanded to 8.9 months in May 2019.

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Codes and Standards | July 16, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Pertains to fire resistance rating times.

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