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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Max and Debra Ernst Heart Center, Beaumont Hospital, Michigan, Heart failure clinics

Heart failure clinics, like the one that just opened at Beaumont Hospital in Michigan, are helping to reduce fatalities causes by heart disease. Images: HED

   

Healthcare Facilities | October 04, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

An example of this building trend recently opened at Beaumont Hospital near Ann Arbor, Mich.

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Market Data | October 04, 2019 | GlobalData

It will be the slowest pace of growth in a decade, according to GlobalData.

CITIC Tower from the ground

All images courtesy KPF, H.G. Esch

High-rise Construction | October 04, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower is the fourth tallest in China and the eighth tallest in the world.

Washington State Convention Center, designed by LMN Architects 2019 Convention Center Sector Giants Report: Events facilities serve as urban ambassadors

A glass-enclosed stair along Pine Street in Seattle articulates the design vision behind the 1.5 million-sf addition to the Washington State Convention Center—to serve as a catalyst for reconnecting the city’s vibrant urban core neighborhoods with the convention center activity. The project, designed by LMN Architects, is scheduled to be completed in 2021. Rendering: LMN Architects

   

Giants 300 | October 03, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Convention centers focus on providing a more complete user experience for attendees. This and more convention center...

2019 Cultural Facilities Giants Report Macalester_University

Macalester College’s new Theater, Dance, and Classroom building in St. Paul, Minn., designed by HGA, includes a flexible performance space that allows for different seating and performance configurations. Photo: Courtesy HGA

   

Giants 300 | October 03, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor 

The future of libraries is less about being quiet and more about hands-on learning and face-to-face interactions. Thi...

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Great Solutions | October 03, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The company currently operates 4,500 parking lots in 25 markets across North America.

Architects | October 03, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The firm will help modernize some of the country’s most significant public buildings.

50 Penn affordable apartments and grocery store

Renderings courtesy Dattner Architects

Multifamily Housing | October 03, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Dattner Architects is designed the project.

Spending on nonresidential construction takes a step back in August

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Market Data | October 02, 2019 | Associated Builders and Contractors

Office, healthcare, and public safety are among the fastest-growing sectors, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's la...

October 02, 2019 | Star Building Systems |

The company was founded in 2002 by Jeb Johnson and his wife, Jamie.

Wood | October 02, 2019 | HDR Insights | Robert Cesnik, Senior Architect

In a world where the construction industry is responsible for 40% to 50% of CO2 emissions, renewable ma­terials, such...

Charles Library Exterior main entrance

All photos courtesy Stantec

Library | October 02, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project was designed by Stantec and Snøhetta.

Medical offices are filling space vacated by retail, Rosedale Center in Minnesota's Twin Cities

A rendering of an expanded Rosedale Center in Minnesota's Twin Cities, which when completed will include a medical office building. Image: Rosedale Center

Healthcare Facilities | October 01, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Healthcare developers and providers like the locations, traffic, and parking these spaces offer.

West Lake 66 mixed-use development

Plomp for KPF.

Mixed-Use | October 01, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project hopes to reinvigorate the city’s deteriorated surrounding blocks.

September 30, 2019 | Amanda Storer, Director of Product Brand Marketing for Cornerstone Building Brands |

A Unique Fitness facility sought to take advantage of an empty site, bringing a new, vibrant fitness center to the ar...

Life of an Architect Podcast | September 30, 2019 | Bob Borson, FAIA

Architectural models are clearly within the architect’s domain, but are you within the “physical models are better” o...

Fortress esports stage

All renderings courtesy Populous

Sports and Recreational Facilities | September 30, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Populous designed the project.

UMass Amherst worcester commons sidewalk view

All renderings courtesy Perry Dean Rogers.

University Buildings | September 30, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Shawmut, in partnership with Perry Dean Rogers and Connor Architecture, are designing the project.

September 27, 2019 | Owens Corning

The waterfront land in the heart of Chicago’s prime real estate market went undeveloped for nearly a century due to s...

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Codes and Standards | September 27, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Enables carbon-smart choices during material specification and procurement.

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Codes and Standards | September 27, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Must address interdependencies among people, buildings, infrastructure, and the environment.

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Market Data | September 27, 2019 | Lodging Econometrics

With the exception of Latin America, all regions of the globe either continued to set record high pipeline counts or...

The Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center in Cleveland, Ohio, where natural light and views are abundant. Extensive use of glass on the north and south facades brings daylight into corridors, care stations, and staff workrooms. (Stantec/William Rawn Associates)

September 27, 2019 | Stantec Blog | Samantha Gotta

Healthcare organizations need to consider branding, space usage, and engagement to remain relevant and competitive....

A national survey of contractors and building owners finds a large portion of respondents unhappy about how data are shared by project teams. Charts: e-Builder and Dodge Data & Analysis

AEC Tech | September 27, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new survey finds that contractors and owners differ about the urgency of getting to single, seamless platforms.

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

New regulations aim to make zero-emission electric buildings the norm.

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

USGBC report finds most people don’t think environmental problems significant enough to prioritize action.

hunters point library at day

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Library | September 26, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Steven Holl Architects designed the building.

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September 25, 2019 | VIATechnik blog | Anton Dy Buncio, COO & Cofounder

Finally, a fully-digitized construction industry is on the horizon.

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Market Data | September 25, 2019 | AIA

Legislation would create a federally funded and housed informational resource on safer school designs.

Catalyst exterior

All renderings courtesy Katerra

Office Building Design | September 25, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Katerra is the design builder for the project with Michael Green Architecture as the design architect.

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