3 women wearing Skanska's new line of PPE

Based on feedback from women in Skanska’s Boston, New York, and Seattle offices, the firm created two safety vest options—one with a tapered waist, the other with an adjustable elastic waist band—made from a breathable mesh material that makes the vest lighter and more comfortable in warm climates. All images courtesy Skanska USA

Great Solutions | November 12, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A safety vest is the first piece of equipment to undergo an update.

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The Spheres, which feature Solarban® 60 Starphire® glass by Vitro Architectural Glass, offers a gathering place where Amazon employees can collaborate and experience biodiversity.

October 29, 2019 | Vitro

Glass helps catalyze photogenic photosynthesis.

The Heights at dusk

All photos: Laurian Ghinitoiu

Education Facility | October 29, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The school encourages indoor-outdoor learning.

Life of an Architect Podcast | October 28, 2019 | Bob Borson, FAIA

Architecture and skilled craft go hand in hand, but you may not be aware that the number of skilled individuals that...

Rendering: Plompmozes

University Buildings | October 28, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Join us on a tour of select student residences at some of America’s top four-year colleges and universities.

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Codes and Standards | October 28, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Air Force threatens formal dispute process.

Large LEGO bricks incorporated into the building's facade

All images courtesy LEGO Group

Office Building Design | October 28, 2019 | David Malone, Assocaite Editor

C.F. Møller Architects designed the project.

2019 Airport Terminal Giants Report The first nine gates of Boarding Area B at San Francisco International Airport’s $2.4 billion Harvey Milk Terminal 1 renovation opened in July. Renderings: HKS

The first nine gates of Boarding Area B at San Francisco International Airport’s $2.4 billion Harvey Milk Terminal 1 renovation opened in July. Renderings: HKS

   

Giants 300 | October 25, 2019 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

Multi-billion-dollar expansions are repositioning aging facilities to accommodate growing passenger demand. This and...

October 25, 2019 | SaftiFirst

SAFTI FIRST’s fire resistive, butt-glazed SuperLite II-XLB product provides maximum vision and fire protection in thi...

1000M on the Chicago skyline

All renderings couretsy Helmut Jahn.

Multifamily Housing | October 25, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Helmut Jahn designed the project.

COVERGIRL store, new york, 2019 Retail Giants Report, Giants 300, Photo by Richard Cadan  2019 Retail Giants Report: Retailers ring up innovative approaches to engaging customers

Covergirl store, New York, N.Y. Photo by Richard Cadan

   

Giants 300 | October 24, 2019 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

New shopping environments range from ambitious mixed-use developments to rotating pop-up locations. This and more tre...

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

Model building, a city hall, could operate without utility service for two weeks.

Laval University’s TELUS Stadium houses

Laval University’s TELUS Stadium houses a 328-foot by 197-foot indoor practice field for soccer, football, and rugby. Thirteen arches span 222 feet and provide a clear height of 59 feet at the center of the stadium, which seats 450 spectators. Photo courtesy Nordic Structures | Photographer: © Stéphane Groleau

  

Wood | October 24, 2019 | By Kerry Gold, Contributing Writer

Projects throughout the U.S. and Canada showcase the design and environmental traits of large-scale wood sports facil...

Webster Green affordable and supportive housing

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Multifamily Housing | October 24, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Magnusson Architecture and Planning designed the building.

Erik Smithson, a project manager with Turner Construction in Nashville, shares his experiences with middle school students. Turner and the local Chamber of Commerce run a two-week program that gives teachers insights into the construction industry. Image: Turner Construction

Contractors | October 24, 2019 |

Turner uses one of its jobsites in Nashville to immerse middle-school teachers in the ins and outs of building.

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Market Data | October 24, 2019 | AIA

The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score in September is 49.7.

ponce paradise aerial overview

All renderings courtesy AG&T and LandDesign

Resort Design | October 24, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LandDesign and Winstanley Architects & Planners are designing the project.

October 23, 2019 | Metl-Span |

Construction is tough enough without finding your IMPs have been damaged before they could go up. Following a few tip...

Market Data | October 23, 2019 | ABC

The primary issue for most contractors is not a lack of demand, but an ongoing and worsening shortage of skilled work...

All photos: Farm Kid Studios

Office Building Design | October 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

NELSON Worldwide designed the project.

70 St Mary Axe

All images courtesy Foggo Associates

Office Building Design | October 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Foggo Associates designed the building.

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

Enhancing building utilization and reusing materials also aid carbon reduction.

The Link

All images courtesy CA Residential

Mixed-Use | October 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Shepley Bulfinch designed the project.

Interior of Connectic module

All renderings courtesy Cooper Carry

Hotel Facilities | October 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Connectic by Cooper Carry recently won the 2019 Radical Innovation Award.

Reata Glen, Rancho Mission Viejo, Calif., designed by KTGY Architecture + Planning

Reata Glen, designed by KTGY Architecture + Planning for Spieker Senior Development, is a 480-unit life plan community that opened in May in Rancho Mission Viejo, Calif. Photo: Matthew Anderson

October 22, 2019 |

Ben Seager, AIA, Named KTGY’s New 75+ Service-Enriched National Practice Area Leader

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Codes and Standards | October 21, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Some exceptions do apply.

Hildreth exterior

All renderings courtesy Arrowstreet

Education Facility | October 21, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is slated for completion in 2021.

Exterior IHMVCU

All photos: AJ Brown Imaging

Office Building Design | October 21, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LEO A Daly designed the building.

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Codes and Standards | October 18, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

GHG gases can be reduced by at least 11% with upgrades to public buildings and large private buildings.

EPIQ at night
Mixed-Use | October 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is Bjarke Ingels Group’s second in Ecuador.

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