A rendering of an office building in San Francisco that will be built with mass timber components. Mass Timber could be on the verge of gaining broader acceptance in the U.S. as a result of imminent building code changes and increasing supply. Images: Brookfield Properties and Design Distill

Wood | December 11, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Suppliers of engineered wood products are suddenly scrambling to keep up with demand.

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The Revolution Hotel

The Revolution Hotel team stained the floor with a bold Mid-Century Modern pattern, designed by Adam&Co and Mark Grundig. The murals are by Tristan Eaton.

Reconstruction Awards | December 04, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Once a 1950s-era YWCA, The Revolution is now a hip new hotel in The Hub.

Market Data | December 04, 2019 | ABC

Private nonresidential spending fell 1.2% on a monthly basis and is down 4.3% from October 2018.

Lanternen aerial

All renderings courtesy Snøhetta

Cultural Facilities | December 04, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project’s design was developed with WERK Arkitekter.

Recompose central gathering area

All renderings courtesy Olson Kundig

Sustainability | December 03, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Olson Kundig is designing the project.

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Codes and Standards | December 02, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Provides third-party verification of competency to ‘making the world more economically, socially, and environmentally...

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Codes and Standards | December 02, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Calculator delivers first digitized EPDs.

Photo: Michael Muraz

December 02, 2019 | Elizabeth Cotton |

The architects specifically selected high-performance glass across the façade to ensure that it is energy-efficient w...

Hudson Commons

All Photos: Karen Fuchs Photography

Reconstruction Awards | December 02, 2019 | David Barista, Editorial Director

A project team converts a 1960s industrial structure into a Class A office gem.

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Codes and Standards | December 02, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Legality of requirement to hire apprentices, disadvantaged workers at issue.

Kisawa Resort Aerial

All renderings courtesy Kisawa Resort.

Resort Design | December 02, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The bungalows will be spread across 300-hectares of private beach, forest, and sand dunes.

 What building owners and AEC teams need to know about New York’s Climate Mobilization Act

Photo: Hoffmann Architects

  

Building Owner | December 02, 2019 | Alison B. Hoffmann, Hoffmann Architects, Inc.

On April 18, 2019, the New York City Council passed the Climate Mobilization Act, a suite of laws aimed to meet the c...

Theatre Row, the five-theater Off-Broadway complex, recently underwent an extensive renovation as part of a larger reimagining of the complex’s role in New York City's nonprofit theater community. Marta Sanders of Architecture Outfit designed the renovation, which was unveiled last summer. Image: Playbill.com

Cultural Facilities | December 01, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new study identifies the challenges these theaters face, and offers possible solutions that include more city suppo...

A new Medical Innovation Building will open in Grand Rapids, Mich., in two years, adding to that city's research capabilities. Photos: Rockford Construction

Healthcare Facilities | November 26, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Michigan State University is part of a development team for a new life sciences building.

The renovated Metropolitan Opera House

The new concert hall has hosted Excision, Pentatonix, John Legend, and, most appropriately, The Revivalists. Photo: Live Nation.

Reconstruction Awards | November 26, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

An early 20th-century opera house now hosts concerts from Disney Acapella to Weezer.

November 26, 2019 | Nathan Miller |

For over 12 years, a digital design community made up of professionals, researchers, and academics sprung up around G...

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Codes and Standards | November 26, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Standard 62.1 and 62.2 updates provide new tables of ventilation rates per unit area.

citizenM Chicago ground floor retail

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Mixed-Use | November 26, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

bKL will serve as the project’s lead architect.

November 25, 2019 | Owens Corning

In 2008, Leeser Architecture of New York and F.J. Sciame Construction Company oversaw the three-year, $67 million exp...

Life of an Architect Podcast | November 25, 2019 | Bob Borson, FAIA

It’s that holiday time of the year. If you are lucky enough to have an architect in your life, and you are wondering...

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

More than 60% say coworking space is in their portfolios.

North elevation of the University of Chicago Harris School at the Keller Center

Photos: Tom Rossiter

Reconstruction Awards | November 25, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Project team goes all out for LEED Platinum and the Living Building Challenge.

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Market Data | November 25, 2019 | Transwestern

12-month net absorption decelerates by one-third from 2018 total.

Culdesac Tempe courtyard space

All images: Opticos/Hugo Render

Urban Planning | November 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The neighborhood is scheduled to launch in 2020.

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Market Data | November 22, 2019 | AIA

The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score in October is 52.0.

The Great Hall of Chicago's Union Station

The Great Hall of Chicago’s Union Station. The skylight was retrofitted with 858 panes of high-efficiency glass. All photos: : Amtrak & Goettsch Partners

Reconstruction Awards | November 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

What’s the cure for a leaky skylight? Another skylight built above it, of course.

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

Would allow customers to use solar farms instead of installing their own PVs.

Vitality eSports gaming setup with computers

All photos courtesy HKS

Sports and Recreational Facilities | November 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The facility is meant to draw in more than just eSports fans.

November 22, 2019 | Sponsored Videos
November 21, 2019 | Metl-Span

TMS Contractors LLC of Houston handled the design and construction of the project.

November 21, 2019 | Stantec Blog | Brenda Webster Tweel and Anushree Nallapaneni

Looking to enliven your city with a laneway revamp? Follow the themes of breathe, move, frame, celebrate, and inspire...

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