Main lobby of Hyatt Hotel's headquarters

The main lobby of Hyatt Hotels’ 240,000-sf headquarters in Chicago, which has achieved WELL Silver certification. This open office space gives its occupants choices for noise and temperature levels. Gensler was the interior designer, Power Construction the GC. Courtesy International Well Building Institute.

Office Building Design | February 15, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Owners and developers are driving demand for wellness features and practices—active stairways, biophilia, enhanced air quality, etc.—as one more way draw tenants. 

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Southwest Water Front

Courtesy SmithGroup

January 29, 2019 | SmithGroupJJR's Perspectives blog | Lise Newman

Continuous disruption is emerging across multiple industries, and boundaries between live, work, and play are blurrin...

Codes and Standards | January 29, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Emphasizes human health and integrative building design.

CoorsTek Center at dusk

Photo: Nic Lehoux

University Buildings | January 29, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson designed the building.

January 28, 2019 | Richard Scott-AIA, NCARB, LEED AP of Liberty Building Forensics Group |

The Super Bowl was right around the corner, and much was at stake for this hotel. It was  undergoing a room rehab wit...

Architects | January 28, 2019 | CallisonRTKL blog | Kristin Tilley

Innovations in voice recognition, cognitive neuroscience, and biometrics are among the trending tech topics for 2019,...

Green | January 28, 2019 | David malone, Associate Editor

Perkins+Will designed the building.

LUX luxury townhomes exterior

Photo: Lane Dittoe

Multifamily Housing | January 28, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KTGY Architecture + Planning designed the project.

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Codes and Standards | January 25, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Educate and lead clients to more sustainable choices, says LEED fellow.

Urban Planning | January 25, 2019 | Abundance: The Paladino Blog | Kelly Ryan

Two recent studies by Pew Research Center and WalletHub shined a light on where we are in the market transformation c...

220 Central Park South's limestone facade

220 Central Park South under construction. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons, godsfriendchuck

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

The unit comprises four stories at 220 Central Park South in Manhattan.

January 24, 2019 | Star Building Systems |

And aside from that, pretty much nothing else happens. Well, when you’re in the construction industry, anyway.

The White House

Courtesy Pixabay

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

Agency fully funded for first nine months of 2019.

Products and Services | January 24, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

These 6 products solved tricky problems on job sites.

Taipei Music Center near the end of construction
Performing Arts Centers | January 24, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Reiser + Umemoto designed the facility.

January 23, 2019 | Metl-Span

Metl-Span insulated metal panels were selected for the renovation because they provide superior insulation values and...

January 23, 2019 | Hinge Blog | Karl Feldman

As we enter into the new year, I’d like to walk through seven marketing trends that will impact AEC firms in 2019 and...

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

Potential for serious harm is real, say researchers.

A guest room in the C. Baldwin hotel

Courtesy C. Baldwin Hotel

Hotel Facilities | January 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Rottet Studio designed the hotel.

Machinery and workers on a construction site

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Market Data | January 23, 2019 | AIA

AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for December was 50.4 compared to 54.7 in November.

Choosing modular construction helped control costs, open sooner, and make the process more efficient.

Modular Building | January 22, 2019 | MBI

Early check in? With modular construction the answer is yes!

Students in a study/classroom space
Education Facility | January 22, 2019 | HMC Architects Blog | Angel Hosband, Managing Principal

A dynamic learning space needs to center around the learner, and be flexible enough to transform into any configurati...

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

Energy analysis tool will identify energy efficiency opportunities.

Caoba pool deck

Courtesy Miami Worldcenter

Multifamily Housing | January 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Caoba was co-developed by CIM Group and Falcone Group.

Y2 during the day

Courtesy Pickard Chilton

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

Pickard Chilton designed the building.

January 21, 2019 | Richard Scott-AIA, NCARB, LEED AP of Liberty Building Forensics Group |

Mold growth is not seen as frequently on plaster walls as it is on gypsum wallboard, primarily because there are no n...

K-12 Schools | January 21, 2019 | Clark Nexsen Blog | Becky Brady

In an age during which stories of bullying, school shootings, and mental health concerns are all too common, designer...

Rendering of BelovED Middle School

Courtesy Urbahn Architects

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

The school is named in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision of the “Beloved Community.”

Life of an Architect Podcast | January 20, 2019 | Bob Borson, FAIA

Pull up a chair, order your favorite drink, and let me tell you about architecture in the “real” world. I thought I w...

January 18, 2019 | TAMLYN |

Visits with working architects, builders and product manufacturers bring concepts to life and prepare architectural s...

BIM and Information Technology | January 18, 2019 | Kevin Miller, AIA, President/CEO, GSBS Architects

Sharing of and reliance on BIM data is central to the idea that BIM will lead to a more efficient, more economical, a...

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