Get inspired! Brick’s adaptability has made it the premier building material for centuries even as styles come and go. Nothing says “classic” like brick, but nothing says “innovative” like brick either. Check out some examples of how fired clay brick remains a major presence in the 21st Century designer’s palette.read more
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AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score of 29.5 for April reflects a decrease in design services provided by...
Audiovisual systems that turn sports arenas into digital canvasses have become key elements of venue design.
Clemson's new mass timber building and empty hotels as an answer for the affordable housing shortage.
Cooper Carry designed the project.
A Los Angeles-based startup sees the Midwest as most fertile for adaptive reuse.
ALPOLIC metal composite materials have been used in the architectural and commercial building worlds for years. But recently, architects are starting to specify it for residential and other non-traditional applications. With exceptional warranties and a variety of finishes, it is a perfect fit for homeowners wanting something different.
After decades of favoring density, office tenants are now thinking how to better protect their workers from disease transmission. One idea comes from Cushman & Wakefield, whose “6 foot office” concept lays out an office workspace for social distancing, but also requires an agreement among workers and employers to stick to it. Photo courtesy Cushman & Wakefield
Making workplaces safer will require behavioral resolve nudged by design.
Design can improve health amid COVID-19 pandemic.
Net-zero target requires shift in thinking and practices.
California's grid can support all-electric buildings and you'll miss your office when it's gone.
Perkins and Will, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, and Arup Group develop scalable solutions for increased testing...
Load-shifting will help reduce peak demand.
Nonresidential construction employment sees record loss and Twitter will keep all of its office space.
Road closures, new rules for public transit will be imposed.
The project will be adjacent to Google's planned eight million square foot transit village and Diridon Station....
The construction unemployment rate was 16.6% in April, up 11.9 percentage points from the same time last year.
For every architect and designer, there are objects out there that resonate for them in a profound manner and can e...
In state with earliest COVID-19 cases, advisory group developing priorities based on risk.
Freres Lumber unveils new line of structural elements suitable for high-rise buildings.
We now have the tools and technology to treat internet like roads, bridges, and other critical pieces of infrastruc...
The good news about rent might not be so good and some hotel developers consider whether to abandon projects.
Construction official says new highway funding, employee retention credits and pension relief will help, but lack o...
May contribute to fungal disease outbreaks that endanger patients
How to design resilient libraries in a post-covid world and vacation real-estate markets are 'toast.'
Nonresidential construction backlog is down 0.4 months compared to the March 2020 ABC survey and 1.7 months from Ap...
As architects, it has been especially interesting to see how public libraries have deployed their physical resource...
In the workplace, digital solutions and platforms have eliminated some of the noise by improving guest check-in, co...
A 13-point plan to reduce coronavirus deaths in nursing homes and Bjarke Ingels discusses building on Mars.
Technology claims to offer surfers the longest ride in a man-made setting.