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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October 25, 2019 | SaftiFirst

SAFTI FIRST’s fire resistive, butt-glazed SuperLite II-XLB product provides maximum vision and fire protection in thi...

1000M on the Chicago skyline

All renderings couretsy Helmut Jahn.

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

Helmut Jahn designed the project.

COVERGIRL store, new york, 2019 Retail Giants Report, Giants 300, Photo by Richard Cadan  2019 Retail Giants Report: Retailers ring up innovative approaches to engaging customers

Covergirl store, New York, N.Y. Photo by Richard Cadan

   

Giants 300 | October 24, 2019 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

New shopping environments range from ambitious mixed-use developments to rotating pop-up locations. This and more tre...

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

Model building, a city hall, could operate without utility service for two weeks.

Laval University’s TELUS Stadium houses

Laval University’s TELUS Stadium houses a 328-foot by 197-foot indoor practice field for soccer, football, and rugby. Thirteen arches span 222 feet and provide a clear height of 59 feet at the center of the stadium, which seats 450 spectators. Photo courtesy Nordic Structures | Photographer: © Stéphane Groleau

  

Wood | October 24, 2019 | By Kerry Gold, Contributing Writer

Projects throughout the U.S. and Canada showcase the design and environmental traits of large-scale wood sports facil...

Webster Green affordable and supportive housing

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Multifamily Housing | October 24, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Magnusson Architecture and Planning designed the building.

Erik Smithson, a project manager with Turner Construction in Nashville, shares his experiences with middle school students. Turner and the local Chamber of Commerce run a two-week program that gives teachers insights into the construction industry. Image: Turner Construction

Contractors | October 24, 2019 |

Turner uses one of its jobsites in Nashville to immerse middle-school teachers in the ins and outs of building.

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Market Data | October 24, 2019 | AIA

The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score in September is 49.7.

ponce paradise aerial overview

All renderings courtesy AG&T and LandDesign

Resort Design | October 24, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LandDesign and Winstanley Architects & Planners are designing the project.

October 23, 2019 | Metl-Span |

Construction is tough enough without finding your IMPs have been damaged before they could go up. Following a few tip...

Market Data | October 23, 2019 | ABC

The primary issue for most contractors is not a lack of demand, but an ongoing and worsening shortage of skilled work...

All photos: Farm Kid Studios

Office Building Design | October 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

NELSON Worldwide designed the project.

70 St Mary Axe

All images courtesy Foggo Associates

Office Building Design | October 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Foggo Associates designed the building.

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

Enhancing building utilization and reusing materials also aid carbon reduction.

The Link

All images courtesy CA Residential

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

Shepley Bulfinch designed the project.

Interior of Connectic module

All renderings courtesy Cooper Carry

Hotel Facilities | October 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Connectic by Cooper Carry recently won the 2019 Radical Innovation Award.

Reata Glen, Rancho Mission Viejo, Calif., designed by KTGY Architecture + Planning

Reata Glen, designed by KTGY Architecture + Planning for Spieker Senior Development, is a 480-unit life plan community that opened in May in Rancho Mission Viejo, Calif. Photo: Matthew Anderson

October 22, 2019 |

Ben Seager, AIA, Named KTGY’s New 75+ Service-Enriched National Practice Area Leader

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Codes and Standards | October 21, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Some exceptions do apply.

Hildreth exterior

All renderings courtesy Arrowstreet

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

The project is slated for completion in 2021.

Exterior IHMVCU

All photos: AJ Brown Imaging

Office Building Design | October 21, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LEO A Daly designed the building.

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Codes and Standards | October 18, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

GHG gases can be reduced by at least 11% with upgrades to public buildings and large private buildings.

EPIQ at night
Mixed-Use | October 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is Bjarke Ingels Group’s second in Ecuador.

A large dune will protect Cinnamon Shore South, a 300-acre subdivision in Port Aransas, Texas, that is one of several mixed-used projects under construction there. Images: Sea Oats Group

Multifamily Housing | October 17, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Three mixed-use communities in Port Aransas are expanding.

A new report on how contractors collect and use jobsite data is based on responses from 187 companies. Image: Dodge Data & Analytics.

Contractors | October 17, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Research focused on five key types of data: project progress, manhours, productivity, safety, and equipment managemen...

October 17, 2019 | Gensler Blog | Diane Hoskins

With hundreds of millions of square feet of buildings and interior design projects in the pipeline annually, we belie...

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Codes and Standards | October 17, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Study finds 51-day average payment turnaround.

25 Kent exteior

Photos: Ty Cole

Office Building Design | October 17, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Hollwich Kushner, with Gensler as design development architects, designed the building.

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Codes and Standards | October 16, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Reflective coatings channel sunlight raising temperatures where pedestrians walk.

Covenant House Lobby

ALl renderings courtesy FXCollaborative

Multifamily Housing | October 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

FXCollaborative designed the building.

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