In an age during which stories of bullying, school shootings, and mental health concerns are all too common, designers have a critical role to play in crafting K-12 schools that simultaneously promote engaged learning and student safety.read more
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A cross-functional team collaborated throughout the three-phased VRA construction.
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The concept has been dubbed The Spark.
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There are 5,952 projects/1,115,288 rooms under construction, up 8% by projects YOY.
The hotel provides 147, 860 sm of space across 42 floors.
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.
Bringing nature inside to improve the well-being of occupants has become a design imperative.
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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.
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Measure was aimed at raising $50 million for homeless services, affordable housing.
The David Chipperfield Architects-designed project began in 2010.
Design changes in lighting and HVAC systems were required to meet compliance criteria.
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Onsite construction has commenced in an effort to deliver the first FF91 by the year's end.
San Antonio-based design firm Lake|Flato finally found a design-build partner in Katerra to refine and execute its Porch House concept, a system of modules with floor-to-ceiling windows and connecting porches that link the single-family structure to the outdoors. Over the years, Lake|Flato has tried various delivery methods for these houses, which typically range from 1,500 sf to 2,500 sf, including factory assembly components and site-built construction. Courtesy Lake|Flato
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Hacker Architects designed the space for Portland’s Frontside District.
Impermeable concrete made it easier for water to overwhelm drainage system.
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There is a major shift in workforce demographics as upwards of 80 million baby boomers retire over the next fifteen y...