Once a novelty, offsite construction is taking hold across the industry, as labor shortages persist, the Lean movement grows, and tech-based workflows become prevalent. Photo courtesy Katerra

Giants 300 | July 16, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

We’ve identified five emerging trends that are likely to transform the construction market in the near future.

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100 Leadenhall street in the easter cluster in the City of London

Courtesy SOM

High-rise Construction | July 10, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower will rise in the City of London’s eastern cluster.

Acute Care hospital view from the northwest

Courtesy HGA

Healthcare Facilities | July 10, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The facility’s master plan creates a ‘hospital in a park.’

Work, park, live: Inside Cincinnati’s parking garage turned lifestyle hotel

The Summit, a 426,000-sf hotel in Cincinnati, is the first to be designed from scratch by its owner-operator, Dolce Hotel and Resorts by Wyndham. Its nine-story atrium, surrounded by glass elevators, allowed the Building Team to redistribute the building’s weight loads and give the hotel more height. Photo: Mike Howard Photography

Adaptive Reuse | July 09, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Summit hotel and conference center is a converted parking garage that was once a factory.

SEG’s 12-person team works out of a historic commercial building that has achieved net zero energy using strategies that include waste heat recovery, natural ventilation, a photovoltaic roof system, and real-time energy-use monitoring. Image: HGA

Sustainable Design and Construction | July 09, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Sustainable Engineering Group will bolster its new owner’s design and planning abilities.

BIM and Information Technology | July 09, 2018 | GS&P Dialogue | Ray Wong, AIA, MBA, NCARB, EDAC, LEED GA

Regardless of improved accuracy gains, caregivers may struggle with the idea of a computer logic qualifying decisions...

One Delisle is a 522-ft-tall tower with 263 residences that Slate Asset Management is proposing to build on one of 10 properties it has bought in midtown Toronto. Image: Norm Li, Courtesy of Studio Gang

Urban Planning | July 06, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The building’s hexagonal façade will provide passive solar heating and cooling.

Education Facility | July 06, 2018 | NACLab Blog | Teresa Alvarado and Philip Riedel

Today, efforts toward equity in education encompass a wide spectrum of considerations including sex, gender identity,...

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Codes and Standards | July 06, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Inconsistent regulatory environment also cited.

Large window overlooking a pool
Codes and Standards | July 06, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

WELL Building Standard pioneer teams with architects to advance wellness innovations in the built environment.

Codes and Standards | July 05, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Follows successful launch of BREEAM In-Use standard.

Teaching Lab in Brown University's ERC

Photo: Warren Jagger Photography

University Buildings | July 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KieranTimberlake designed the facility and Shawmut Design and Construction was the general contractor.

The Curve @ West Angeles' art deco exterior

Rendering courtesy KFA.

Senior Living Design | July 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The development includes a mix of low- and very-low-income units.

BIM and Information Technology | July 02, 2018 | DLR Group Insights Blog | Ryan Cameron

We’re well into the digital era of architecture which favors processes that have a better innovation cycle.

Multifamily Housing | July 02, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SPF:architects is designing the building.

Mitchell Hall

Rendering courtesy DesignGroup.

University Buildings | July 02, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

DesignGroup is the architect for the project.

Sunnyside High School

Courtesy Sunnyside High School/Tangram Interiors

Education Facility | July 02, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Tangram Interiors handled the remodeling project.

Mass timber comes of age: Code consideration, evolving supply chain promise new options for tall wood buildings

Photo: APA


Wood | July 02, 2018 | Patricia Layton, PhD, Professor of Forestry, Clemson University

Judging by the outcome of a recent International Code Council Action Hearing, it’s likely that we will be seeing more...

Energy Efficiency | July 02, 2018 | Star Building Systems |

There is an efficient system for mounting solar panels to roofs and turning roof real estate into raw power.

Codes and Standards | June 29, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

‘Alternative’ method now mainstream for nonresidential, highway/street, and water/wastewater construction projects....

Stanford Health Pavilion D

Courtesy Stanford Health Care

Healthcare Facilities | June 28, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The facility recently celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Glass and Glazing | June 28, 2018 | Elizabeth Cotton |

A product like LUXCLEAR® Protect, an anti-corrosion glass from AGC Glass North America, can help glass-enclo...

Architects | June 28, 2018 | LPA Blog |

The challenge is to design makerspaces that work, spaces that function as a tool for educators to produce better stud...

Construction at sunset
Codes and Standards | June 28, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

May be only way to meet needs as ranks of construction workers decline.

Steve Lichtenberger headshot
Architects | June 27, 2018 | Leo A Daly

He will lead the firm’s global planning, architecture, engineering, and interiors practice worldwide.

The Orchards at ORENCO

The Orchards at ORENCO (Phase I), by REACH Community Development, Ankrom Moisan Architects, William Wilson, Stonewood Structural Engineers, Humber Design Group, RDH, Green Hammer, PAE Consulting Engineers, American Heating, Merit Electric, PMC, Walker Macy, and Walsh Construction. Photo: Casey Braunger / Ankrom Moisan Architects


Multifamily Housing | June 27, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

If you haven’t looked seriously at “passive house” design and construction, you should.

Codes and Standards | June 27, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Vulnerable buildings have welded columns and beams.

Kaneohe Kailua Wastewater Conveyance and Treatment Facilities project aerial view
Industrial Facility | June 27, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new sewer tunnel and pump station help enhance Oahu’s utility infrastructure.

Healthcare Facilities | June 26, 2018 | GS&P Dialogue | Stephan K. Gartman, RA, LEED AP

Offering the one-two punch of cost savings and convenience, ASCs are increasingly becoming the venue of choice for bo...

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