As architects design high-performing commercial buildings, supporting life safety via perimeter fire containment systems is critical. Specifying a tested, listed assembly that incorporates six essential design elements and withstands extreme testing conditions can help architects support passive life safety and optimize opportunities for egress during a commercial building fire.read more
Gresham Smith is serving as architect-of-record for the entire project and is part of the design team with Pappageorge Haymes and Gensler.read more
The pace of decline during August remained at about the same level as in July and June.
Passive survivability, social resiliency, and community health among the goals.
The project will focus on harnessing the sea and the sun to create a low-carbon waterfront community.
Lendlease invented the H3 Wellness Hub, which can include natural lighting and UV bacteria control.
The new Theodore Presidential Library and the AIA/HUD's Secretary's Awards honor affordable, accessible housing....
Star Building Systems eliminates a lot of the complexity and allows us to make enhancements with other components t...
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Residence Inn in downtown Glendale, Calif., which R.D. Olson Development and Construction is building, includes a pedestrian paseo that will connect the hotel to a nearby movie theater complex. Its Spanish Colonial Revival style complements the aesthetics of nearby buildings. Image: courtesy of WATG Strategy, The Evolution of Lifestyle Select-Service Hotels.
A new WATG Strategy white paper examines the design characteristics of the blending.
Each year, the AIA and HUD partner to celebrate projects that demonstrate affordable, accessible and well-designed...
Strategies augment social distancing, increased air flow to combat COVID-19 spread.
The project is located in Medora, N.D.
Construction employment declined in 39 states and no ease of lumber prices in sight.
Of the top 10 largest projects in the Washington state, nine were in the execution stage as of August 2020.
31 states and DC added jobs between July and August.
Wildfires strike Northwest timber industry in wake of Covid-19 shutdowns.
Four projects receive 202 AIA/ALA Library Building Award and Port San Antonio's new Innovation Center.
More automation and scanning, of people and baggage, will help unclog airports.
2020 AIA/ALA Library Building Award recipients must demonstrate design achievement, including a sense of place, pur...
Existing needs highlight why supporting building and fire prevention departments at the federal, state, and local l...
Alternative project delivery methods are also being considered.
The facility will include a 2,500-seat arena and serve as new home for the city’s S&T museum.
Sagrada Familia completion date pushed back and energy code appeals could hamper efficiency progress.
Construction and fossil fuel interests oppose portions of latest model energy code.
The project has been under construction since 1882.
One goal: 100% renewable energy consumption by 2024.
Foster + Partners-designed hospital begins construction in Cairo and heat pumps are the future for hot water.
This week on The Weekly, BD+C editors spoke with leaders from CallisonRTKL, MBH Architects, and McMillan Pazdan Smi...
An office-to-apartment conversion in Clearwater, Fla., and a modular affordable housing community in Portland, Ore....
The Health Sciences Education Center includes two floors for simulation and immersive training.
Sustainability policies will drive trend.
The project focuses on natural light, greenery, and views of the outside.