Perkins+Will has written the design controls for the redevelopment of a 28-acre surface parking lot in San Francisco into a mixed-use waterfront community called Mission Rock, which would have a mesa running through it to handle sea levels that are projected to rise as high as 66 inches by 2100, compared to 24 inches today. Courtesy Perkins+Will.
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Recently, in educational design, we have seen a trend toward more flexible learning spaces.
New permits tripled from year-ago period.
AGC says a shortage of qualified workers is limiting the economy from adding more jobs.
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Suddenly appearing caverns cause deaths, evacuations, interruption of utility services.
One Ala Moana, in Honolulu, was originally designed to be constructed above the parking garage, but the developer went bankrupt in the recession. When the project was brought back to life, Solomon Cordwell Buenz (architect) and Magnusson Klemencic Associates (SE) came up with a new scheme that added valuable space to the tower. Photo: Mariko Reed/SCB.
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The Rams and Chargers won’t be able to move in until the 2020 season.
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These core documents are updated once a decade.
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Amaze Design designed the 10,000-sf space.
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The 220-room Holiday Inn Express hopes to be completed in less than 12 months.
C.F. Møller’s design was selected as the winner of a competition organized by Riksbyggen in Västerås.
The mixed-use project will provide new apartments, condos, a senior living facility, and retail space.
Wired seating and group work areas abound.
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Banks reluctant to commit to specific deals with tax credit status uncertain.
Students are helping drive change by focusing on the future.
Unemployment down to 4.4%; Specialty trade jobs dip slightly.
The Pavilion broke ground on May 3.
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It aims to make installation of technology easier.
CallisonRTKL Vice President Kevin Horn pinpoints how travel retail is changing dramatically.
The glass tower is being built at 1326 S. Michigan Avenue.
BD+C's inaugural Accelerate Live! innovation conference took place May 11, in Chicago.