A “financial lab,” encased within glass walls, is one of the newest features in the renovation of St. John's University's business school. Image: Shawmut Design and Construction

Higher Education | July 24, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A nearly 40-year-old space is opened up and modernized.

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Ascent Apartments achieved Silver certification in California’s Build It Green program, thanks to such features as LED lighting, Energy Star appliances, garage ventilation fans, water-efficient plumbing fixtures, low-VOC paints, and water-saving native vegetation and landscape irrigation. All photos: Stephen Schafer | Schaf Photo

 

Multifamily Housing | May 03, 2017 | Pat Curry, Contributing Editor

An award-winning rental complex takes its design cues from its historic location in Silicon Valley.

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Architects | May 03, 2017 | Rider Levett Bucknall Blog | Mark Williamson

The island setting itself is at the root of several of these disruptive assumptions.

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Engineers | May 03, 2017 | ACEC

The first quarter 2017 (Q1/17) of ACEC’s Engineering Business Index (EBI) dipped slightly (0.5 points) to 66.0.

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Codes and Standards | May 03, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The legislation includes eight additional projects.

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Retail Centers | May 03, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The store’s large terrace provides views of the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountain.

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Amenities like the hotel quality lobby and billiards room distinguish the College & Crown, New Haven, Conn., developed by Centerplan with interiors by Carlin & Company. Photo courtesy Centerplan

Multifamily Housing | May 02, 2017 | C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor

This AIA CES course features seven novel approaches developers and Building Teams are taking to respond to competitiv...

Savings from sustainable design allowed the NOAA to include additional environmental enhancements to its Inouye Regional Center in Honolulu.

Green | May 02, 2017 | HOK | Anica Landreneau

What impact does sustainable design have on owners with a finite construction budget or developers who won’t own the...

Market Data | May 02, 2017 | ABC

Spending in the segment totaled $708.6 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis.

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Codes and Standards | May 02, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The rates range from 3% to 24% per producer.

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Retail Centers | May 02, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new branch will be located along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile in a building currently occupied by a Crate & Bar...

Market Data | May 01, 2017 | ABC

Real gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 0.7 percent on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate during the first thre...

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K-12 Schools | May 01, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building will provide 74,289 sf of space across its five-story classroom bar.

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Healthcare Facilities | May 01, 2017 | Steelcase Health and BD+C Staff

Hospital rooms are often not designed to accommodate extended stays for anyone other than the patient, which can have...

Metals | April 28, 2017 | Petersen Aluminum

Approximately 2,600 sq. ft. of PAC-CLAD 7/8” Corrugated Panels in five different colors was just what the design team...

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Codes and Standards | April 28, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

He is charged with defrauding construction companies, business owners, and local governments.

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Healthcare Facilities | April 28, 2017 | Kyle Marden, Managing Director, CBRE

Healthcare systems have much to learn from retail. While they have been laser-focused on delivering exceptional patie...

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Industry Research | April 28, 2017 | Zweig Group

The average 200-person A/E Firm is spending $200,000 on hiring, and not budgeting at all.

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University Buildings | April 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The design of the center is meant to pay tribute to the university’s heritage in aviation and aeronautics.

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Retail Centers | April 27, 2017 | GenslerOn | Deeg Snyder

Significant changes are underway as automotive manufacturers and retailers try to anticipate consumer demands in chan...

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Reconstruction & Renovation | April 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Kraemer Design has been selected as the architect of record and historic consultant on the Detroit Free Press buildin...

An early rendering of Paradise Park. Courtesy of Wynn Resorts.

Events Facilities | April 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Wynn Resorts board recently gave the go-ahead for the project, which may begin construction on its first phase as...

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Architects | April 27, 2017 | NCARB

New data from NCARB reveals that while the number of architects remains consistent, practitioners are looking to get...

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Codes and Standards | April 27, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The Dept. of Energy resource is a state-by-state compilation with hundreds of listings.

Package center at The Frasier, Arlington, Va., designed by KTGY Architecture, comes with its own trashcan plus tabletop. Photo: courtesy KTGY Architecture

Multifamily Housing | April 26, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Package delivery centers provide order and security for the mountains of parcels piling up at apartment and condomini...

“L” apartments, Logan Square

Photos: Jorge Gera/Luxury Living Chicago (above); Property Markets Group (below)

Multifamily Housing | April 26, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Chicago’s newest multifamily development features an iconic CTA car on its amenity deck. 

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Codes and Standards | April 26, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

In doing so, it becomes largest U.S. city to make such a pledge.

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University Buildings | April 26, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building brings the architecture, landscape architecture, and building technology departments under one roof.

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High-rise Construction | April 26, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Despite currently being under construction, the building is the center of an ongoing lawsuit filed by the architect....

Larry Barr (second from left), AIA, President of Quinn Evans Architects, standing with the management and principals of Cho Benn Holback + Associates, which Quinn Evans acquires effective May 1. Pictured with Barr are (from left): Brandon Schultz, LEED AP; Diane Cho, AIA, and George Holback, Cho Benn Holback's cofounders; Brian Oster, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; Mark Nook, AIA; and Anath Ranon, AIA, LEED AP BD+C. Image credit: E. Brady Robinson

Architects | April 25, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Quinn Evans Architects and Cho Benn Holback + Associates have similar portfolios with an emphasis on civic work. 

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Codes and Standards | April 25, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

‘Buy American’ requirement and revised H-1B visa restrictions could raise prices on supplies, labor.

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