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

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

A large dune will protect Cinnamon Shore South, a 300-acre subdivision in Port Aransas, Texas, that is one of several mixed-used projects under construction there. Images: Sea Oats Group

Multifamily Housing | October 17, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Three mixed-use communities in Port Aransas are expanding.

A new report on how contractors collect and use jobsite data is based on responses from 187 companies. Image: Dodge Data & Analytics.

Contractors | October 17, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Research focused on five key types of data: project progress, manhours, productivity, safety, and equipment managemen...

October 17, 2019 | Gensler Blog | Diane Hoskins

With hundreds of millions of square feet of buildings and interior design projects in the pipeline annually, we belie...

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Codes and Standards | October 17, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Study finds 51-day average payment turnaround.

25 Kent exteior

Photos: Ty Cole

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

Reflective coatings channel sunlight raising temperatures where pedestrians walk.

Covenant House Lobby

ALl renderings courtesy FXCollaborative

Multifamily Housing | October 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

FXCollaborative designed the building.

River Rock development

Courtesy The Beach Company

Mixed-Use | October 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Beach Company is developing the project.

A new study wonders how many retiring adults will be able to afford housing.

A new study wonders how many retiring adults will be able to afford housing.

  

Multifamily Housing | October 16, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies focuses on growing income disparities among people 50 or older.

Roofing | October 15, 2019 | MBCI |

There are a number of key considerations.

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Codes and Standards | October 15, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Provisions include increased building envelope performance and reduced air infiltration.

SOM's catalinas tio from the water

All renderings SOM, Ekoomedia

Mixed-Use | October 15, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project aims to become the center of activity in the city’s Catalinas Norte business district expansion.

Spaces workstations

All images courtesy Skender

Office Building Design | October 15, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

It is the third ‘Spaces’ location in Chicago.

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Codes and Standards | October 14, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

ACEEE 50-state scorecard finds latest IECC code gaining adherents.

Xiqu Center entryway

All photos: David Lloyd, Courtesy SWA

Performing Arts Centers | October 14, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Xiqu Center is the first venue in the world designed for classical Chinese Opera.

Eleven multifamily development top tier

All renderings: Paperfarm

Multifamily Housing | October 14, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

RAMSA designed the project.

Life of an Architect Podcast | October 14, 2019 | Bob Borson, FAIA

If you ever thought about being an architect but thought you couldn’t handle the math, you aren’t alone. At parties a...

SMPS report tracks how AEC firms are utilizing marketing technology tools

Photo: Pexels

   

Architects | October 11, 2019 | Amy Collins, FSMPS, CPSM, Facilities Business Line Marketing Manager, Gannett Fleming

With thousands of MarTech tools and apps on the market, design and construction firms are struggling to keep up.

Chase Center Spiral Staircase

All photos: David Lloyd

   

Arena | October 10, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Chase Center is the new home of the Golden State Warriors.

Exterior of Hollows Quad

Photos: Jonathan Black

University Buildings | October 10, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

William Rawn Architects designed the project.

Texas (now with 29 million people), Colorado, and Arizona are among the states that should benefit from migration in the coming years, and present robust real estate opportunties. Charts: ULI

Market Data | October 09, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Market watchers, though, caution about a “surfeit” of investment creating a bubble.

October 09, 2019 | Metl-Span |

Metl-Span's IMPs consistently pass or exceed code requirements involving air, water, vapor and thermal performance. ...

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October 09, 2019 | Technoform

707 Fifth Tower in downtown Calgary.

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Codes and Standards | October 09, 2019 |

Outlines financial strategies to implement energy-efficiency projects in healthcare.

KaDeWe at night

All renderings courtesy OMA

Mixed-Use | October 09, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will establish urban connections and public spaces through its own internal organization.

Echelon Smart Connect EX3 MAX

Ed Oswald of DigitalTrends.com recommends the Echelon Smart Connect EX3 MAX Indoor Cycle as an affordable alternative to Peloton.

Multifamily Housing | October 09, 2019 | Rob Cassidy |

Readers and experts offer alternatives to Peloton bicycles for their apartment and condo projects.
 

Photo: bergphoto.com

October 08, 2019 | Petersen Aluminum

Airport officials had design guidelines to ensure a visual connection between the new structure and others already in...

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Codes and Standards | October 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Organization makes commitment to net zero carbon for all buildings by 2050.

The Cathedral aerial view

All renderings courtesy Populous

Arena | October 08, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The stadium is designed to be the most sustainable in Europe.

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