ACC new digital media center, interiors designed by Perkins+Will

Rendering courtesy of Perkins+Will

Adaptive Reuse | November 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Renovation of the defunct mall represents Phase 2 of ACC’s $100 million adaptive reuse project.

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The Oakland Coliseum

Photo: Amy K. Posner, Wikimedia Commons

Sports and Recreational Facilities | November 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Sasaki, Snøhetta, and Studio T-Square will lead urban planning while HOK and Snøhetta will design the ballpark.

The gastropub at Kitchen 21 has an 85-foot-long bar with 32 beers on tap. The space can be changed from a daytime café for beachgoers, to evening fine dining, to a concert venue. Photo: Todd Mason, Halken/Mason Photography.

Reconstruction Awards | November 16, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This project included the restoration of the landmark Childs Restaurant.

Codes and Standards | November 16, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Adverse effects include heat reflection onto nearby walls.

K-12 Schools | November 16, 2017 | Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings | Jessica Figenholtz and Andrew Broderick

There are three driving issues behind this next generation: demographic change, behavioral change, and the power to c...

A new plan calls for elevating Houston's Downtown to become an essential component in this sprawling metro's growth and national status. Image: Courtesy of Houston Downtown Management District

Urban Planning | November 16, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The plan, which took 18 months to complete, emphasizes the centrality of Downtown to the metro’s eight countries.

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Resiliency | November 15, 2017 | Stantec Blog | Blake Jackson

The developer sees resilient developments achieving top-of-market pricing, faster leasing, higher renewal, and higher...

Anthem House is a new $100 million lifestyle community on a three-acre abandoned industrial site in the Locust Point section of Baltimore.

Anthem House is a new $100 million lifestyle community on a three-acre abandoned industrial site in the Locust Point section of Baltimore. Photo: Ray Cavicchio

Multifamily Housing | November 15, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

These recently completed projects represent emerging trends and design innovations in the multifamily sector.

Market Data | November 15, 2017 | AIA

Business conditions remain uneven across regions.

U.S. finalizes tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber

                    

 

Codes and Standards | November 15, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The duties would add 20% or more to cost if trade negotiators can’t find common ground.

Cleveland's Ohio Theatre

The project team for Cleveland’s Ohio Theatre used archived drawings and photographs like the one in the inset to create coloration and design renderings for the restoration of the lobby.

Reconstruction Awards | November 15, 2017 | John Caulfield, SEnior Editor

The restoration relied heavily on historic photos and drawings.

Photo: Hat600, Wikimedia Commons

Codes and Standards | November 15, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

It provides a strategy to leapfrog minimum code requirements.

The digital display showing trees swaying in the breeze at 900 North Michigan Shops
Shopping Centers | November 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The installation is visible from all floors and built in 10 different sections.

November 15, 2017 | George DuBose, CGC; Richard Scott, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP; and Donald B. Snell, PE, Cert. Mech. Contractor, CIEC |

Liberty Building Forensics Group (LBFG) has produced an e-book that speaks directly to the most common air barrier-re...

The Sealing Room

The Sealing Room is where couples are married and sealed to one another in the LDS faith. Interior finishes needed to capture purity, eternity, and love. All photos © Intellectual Reserve, Inc.

Reconstruction Awards | November 14, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Parts of the tabernacle’s exterior shell were the only things that survived the blaze.

Building Team | November 14, 2017 | Hinge Blog | Karl Feldman

We’ve developed a pretty good understanding of what high-growth firms do differently from their average-growth peers....

Redwood National Forest
Codes and Standards | November 14, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Contractors would have to source products based on greenhouse gas impact, not price, on state projects.

Market Data | November 14, 2017 | COnstructConnect

ConstructConnect’s quarterly report shows the most significant annual growth in the civil engineering and residential...

As part of the new North Terminal Design project at Miami International Airport, Heery International designed new restaurant and retail spaces ranging from 1,500 to 10,000 sf. Aviation is one of the specialties that Heery is bringing to its new owner, CBRE Group. Image: Heery International

Projects | November 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The deal is expected to expand the real-estate firm’s project management capacities in several U.S. sectors.

The after school program in the new clubhouse

The afterschool program in the new clubhouse attracts children whose grandparents once attended PS 186. The Boys & Girls Club of Harlem partnered with Alembic Community Development and Monadnock Development on the $45.4 million project. Photo: David Sundberg / ESTO.

Reconstruction Awards | November 13, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Word that PS 186 might be demolished brought out the preservationists, whose letter-writing campaign gained the suppo...

Codes and Standards | November 13, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Updated form intended to be used with owner-architect agreements.

Augmented Reality | November 13, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The app requires iOS 11 and is compatible with iPhone 6S and newer models.

Retail Centers | November 13, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The store is located at 75 Rockefeller Plaza.

Products and Services | November 10, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

The Grain Collection from Walker Zanger, Chateau Reserve from Marazzi, and Merit from American Olean are just three o...

Products and Services | November 10, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

As the sun rises higher in the sky, the stacking effects of the horizontal metal rods shade the building façade.

Hotel Facilities | November 10, 2017 | CallisonRTKL blog | Clay Markham + Kristin Tilley

CallisonRTKL’s recent survey helps shed some light on how the hotel of the future might strike a balance between tech...

ACC new digital media center, interiors designed by Perkins+Will

Rendering courtesy of Perkins+Will

Adaptive Reuse | November 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Renovation of the defunct mall represents Phase 2 of ACC’s $100 million adaptive reuse project.

The team’s award-winning tiny house entry.

Plumbing | November 10, 2017 | Viega

Tiny house with Viega products finished second in a tiny house competition in California.

Two designers using VR

Images courtesy HMC

  

Virtual Reality | November 09, 2017 | HMC Architects Blog | Chris Grant + Andrew Thompson

Being fully immersed into a space allows both architects and non-architects to understand and experience a project’s...

Codes and Standards | November 09, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Outcome-based codes compliance path looks at building’s actual performance.

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