A day in the life of an ‘agile worker’

A mix of sit-stand stations and collaboration areas support agile working. Image © Gensler/John Ryan.

Office Building Design | July 18, 2018 | Jane Stull | GenslerOn

When our Gensler La Crosse office relocated last year, we leveraged the opportunity to support an agile workplace strategy (aka, no assigned seating). Here’s what I’ve experienced firsthand.

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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...

Codes and Standards | June 26, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New policy is likely a first in the nation.

Market Data | June 26, 2018 | Yardi Matrix

Outsize development activity in some major metros could increase vacancy rates and stagnate rent growth.

Verde Center at Peachtree

Rendering courtesy of Ryan Companies

Healthcare Facilities | June 26, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Construction is anticipated to begin on the initial phase in mid-2019.

Moisture Control/Building Envelope | June 25, 2018 | WR Meadows

The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business qualified as an ABAA project and was checked for continuity...

The Point, aka Pierce Boston is a new 34 story luxury residential tower in the Fenway neighborhood of Boston, home of the Boston Red Sox’ Fenway Park. The LATICRETE SUPERCAP System proved it was the solution to a time, cost and worker safety problem. 

Flooring | June 25, 2018 | LATICRETE SUPERCAP

Time and money are both precious and often too easily compromised on construction projects. This study proves how on...

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Education Facility | June 25, 2018 | GenslerOn | Santiago Rivera

Known as the Teacher coLab, the rejuvenated space takes inspiration from academic incubators in higher education.

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Codes and Standards | June 25, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

An Action Guide for Leaders offers answers to critical IPD questions.

The new 603,000-sf outpatient facility on the Richmond campus of Virginia Commonwealth University will consolidate many of VCU Health's services. Image: VCU

University Buildings | June 25, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

New buildings for outpatient care, engineering, and rehabilitation of serious injuries and debilities are scheduled t...

COurtesy: flickr, Maryland GovPics

Industrial Facility | June 25, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The warehouse will be Amazon’s fourth in Michigan.

Watch all 19 Accelerate Live! talks on demand

In her talk at Accelerate Live! 2018, micro-buildings design expert Aeron Hodges, AIA, Senior Designer/Manager Stantec Architecture, explored the key drivers of the micro-buildings movement, and how the trend is spreading into a wide variety of building typologies. Photo: BD+C

Accelerate Live! | June 24, 2018 | BD+C Staff

BD+C’s second annual Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago) featured talks on AI...

Roofing | June 22, 2018 | Owens Corning

A cross-functional team collaborated throughout the three-phased VRA construction.

Building Team | June 22, 2018 | Constructive Thinking Blog | Julie Hyson

Outside of drawing up a well-written contract, owners often overlook a key attribute that can significantly impact th...

Market Data | June 22, 2018 | Yardi Matrix

New report says strong economic fundamentals outweigh headwinds.

Data center design by Snohetta

Rendering: Snøhetta/Plompmozes

Data Centers | June 22, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The concept has been dubbed The Spark.

Design Innovation Report | June 21, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Does bringing nature inside really help improve the well-being of occupants? Will Katerra’s business strategy remake...

Flooring | June 21, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Project evolution from Ceramiche Caesar, Eminent Wood Maximum from Fiandre, and Voyage from Landmark are just three o...

Market Data | June 21, 2018 | AIA

Architecture Billings Index enters eighth straight month of solid growth.

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Retail Centers | June 21, 2018 | CallisonRTKL blog | Matthew Usbeck

We talk a lot about how the retail landscape, particularly in the realm of shopping malls, has changed in this world...

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Codes and Standards | June 21, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Startup offers plug-in that scans 3D models.

Codes and Standards | June 20, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Analysis of property data identifies communities prone to frequent flooding.

Market Data | June 20, 2018 | Lodging Econometrics

There are 5,952 projects/1,115,288 rooms under construction, up 8% by projects YOY. 

Exterior of the Morpheus Hotel

Photo: Ivan Dupont

Hotel Facilities | June 20, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel provides 147, 860 sm of space across 42 floors.

the 17,000-sf R.W. Kern Center

The design of the 17,000-sf R.W. Kern Center—whose function on the campus of Hampshire College includes admissions and greeting guests—strives to integrate the building into its surroundings through the use of locally sourced materials, full-glass walls, and positioning the building for maximum exposure to the outdoors. Planters that rim the indoor periphery of one wing of the building are irrigated by its grey water. Robert Benson Photography.

Design Innovation Report | June 19, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Bringing nature inside to improve the well-being of occupants has become a design imperative.

Codes and Standards | June 19, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Exempt products include structural plywood, oriented strand board (OSB).

Market Data | June 19, 2018 | ABC

The CBI shows highlights by region, industry, and company size.

New construction of single-family homes isn't keeping pace with demand around the country, and much of what's being build is too expensive for many potential buyers. Image: Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) State of the Nation's Housing

Market Data | June 19, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The latest report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies laments the paucity of subsidies to relieve cost burdens...

The three-building Athletes Village at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis

The three-building Athletes Village at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis is designed to reinforce the incoming student-athlete’s perception of the school’s sports as well as his or her place in that program. The facility’s Land O’ Lakes Center For Excellence and Gameday Experience room broadcasts digital content of the Gophers’ team highlights from a dozen customizable projectors with a total of more than 23 million pixels. The 340,000-sf facility’s “experiences” were created by Advent, the experiential design firm.

Design Innovation Report | June 18, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

These sports and recreation facilities go beyond glitzy buildings to tell a school’s story and reinforce the student-...

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