The main reading room in the Chicago Public Library's new West Loop branch. Image: Tom Harris

Library | January 18, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its exterior design reflects the neighborhood’s industrial history, while its interior fosters community and shared learning.

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Codes and Standards | October 30, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Recommendations include addressing geotechnical issues like those faced by Millennium Tower.

OAH outpatient surgical center
Healthcare Facilities | October 30, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

MBH ARCHITECTURE is the architect for the project.

Augmented Reality | October 29, 2018 | SmithGroupJJR's Perspectives blog | David Fersh

Using AR, vital construction data can be transferred instantaneously from the design model to the augmented reality o...

The 95,000-sf VA San Jose Community-Based Outpatient Clinic

The 95,000-sf VA San Jose Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, which opens officially this fall, has a modular floor plan that separates patient and staff corridors to create a more tranquil environment. Photo: Hoefer Wysocki.

Healthcare Facilities | October 29, 2018 | John Caulfield, Associate Editor

The Department of Veterans Affairs is making efforts to improve its construction management and align its design guid...

Products and Services | October 29, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

These 6 products solved tricky problems on job sites.

Codes and Standards | October 26, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Proposals now go to online voting; final outcome expected in December.

Market Data | October 26, 2018 | ABC

Despite the broader economic growth, fixed investment inched 0.3% lower in the third quarter.

Multifamily Housing | October 26, 2018 | Abundance: The Paladino Blog | Renee Gastineau

How does a multifamily property developer or operator make a smart investment in amenities that will give the project...

Codes and Standards | October 25, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Those areas face the biggest risk from extreme heat.

uCity Square, an innovation center in Philadelphia, has ambitious growth plans for the next decade. Image: University City Science Center

Mixed-Use | October 25, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This innovation center has several office, lab, and residential buildings in the works.

Aerial view of Cornell Tech Campus

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Sustainability | October 25, 2018 | Meredith Bostwick-Lorenzo Eiroa, Project Manager, SOM

New York City’s newest university campus, Cornell Tech, pushes the limits of sustainable and resilient design.

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Industrial Facility | October 25, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Merriman Anderson/Architects was the architect for the project.

Stantec conference room

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Office Building Design | October 25, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Stantec worked with Ankrom-Moisan Architects on the design.

Contractors | October 24, 2018 | Amex

Here’s how seasoned operators meet the new demand for homes, offices and new locations without drowning in new expens...

Codes and Standards | October 24, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Safety must be balanced with welcoming environment.

Cultural Facilities | October 24, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The San Antonio City Council voted 9-2 in favor of the makeover.

Market Data | October 24, 2018 | AIA

Billings growth slows but is stable across sectors.

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Multifamily Housing | October 23, 2018 | Rob Cassidy, Executive Editor

Developers and their project teams are recognizing the value of walkability, convenient neighborhood services, and tr...

Codes and Standards | October 23, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Less stringent codes in northern parts of state linked to devastation.

Glass and Glazing | October 23, 2018 | Vitro

A 'patient first' approach was the inspiration for the hospital’s design.

Aerial view of APDesign

Photo: Timothy Hursley

University Buildings | October 23, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Kansas State University’s new College of Architecture Planning and Design places students at the center of the experi...

Building Enclosure Systems | October 22, 2018 | TAMLYN |

The building envelope plays a crucial in protecting projects from excess moisture, mold, and rot.

Retail Centers | October 22, 2018 | CallisonRTKL blog | Erich Dohrer

Erich Dohrer doesn’t want to talk about the “dead mall” or the great mall success story—he wants to talk about design...

Under its new contract with the U.S. Navy Facilities Engineering Command, a WSP-HKS joint venture has been assigned seven projects. Courtesy HKS.

Healthcare Facilities | October 22, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The contract is not exclusive to the two firms, but it lets NAVFAC assign certain projects to them.

35 Hudson Yards, a 1,009-ft-tall mixed-use tower, is one of several major projects that will be completed between now and 2020, when a new report says New York's construction spending will start leveling off. Image: Courtesy of Related-Oxford

Market Data | October 19, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Nonresidential building could still add more than 90 million sf through 2020.

David Blackwell Hall at the University of California, Berkeley

David Blackwell Hall at the University of California, Berkeley, exceeded the clients’ expectations for energy and water use efficiency, and is the model for Berkeley’s on-campus student housing expansion campaign. David Wakely, Courtesy of Solomon Cordwell Buenz.

Greenbuild Report | October 19, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A closer look at new projects on three college campuses reveals more attention being paid to energy and water use....

Codes and Standards | October 19, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Australian program recognized by WELL, claims compliance with LE.

Atria Westminster senior living community

Courtesy OZ Architecture.

Senior Living Design | October 19, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Chicago-based CA Senior Living LLC is developing the project.

A proposed 21-story residential tower in Milwaukee, Wis., would be the tallest in the country if approved by the city. Image: Korb + Associates Architects

Wood | October 19, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The developer is confident that the city will approve construction, which is scheduled to start next year.

Codes and Standards | October 18, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

FEMA dollars pay for reconstruction, but local decision-makers ignore climate change impacts.

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