Beyond the corner store: Where retail health is headed

SmartExam, a virtual care platform by Portland, Oregon-based Bright.MD, attracts a significant number of patients under the age of 40 who do not have a primary care doctor and want a convenient experience.

Healthcare Facilities | May 24, 2019 | Lisa Feeley and Sarah Carter, Transwestern

New players are redefining what retail health might look like by embracing technologies including mobile apps, telehealth, and artificial intelligence.

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April 09, 2019 | Paul Collyer, Metl-Span |

When looking at evaluating different construction materials, particularly those that will have to withstand extreme t...

The Upbrella construction method starts with building a roof enclosure, which is then lifted floor by floor using specialized lifting and hoist equipment as vertical construction progresses.

Great Solutions | April 09, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Upbrella allows for floor-by-floor building construction that is, reportedly, safer and more productive than traditio...

Healthcare Facilities | April 09, 2019 | Cannon Design Blog | Swapna Sathyan

The relationship between workplace design and company culture isn’t all that different from a tango.

The division between indoor and outdoor spaces continues to blur with demand to bring the indoors outside. Amenity spaces create communities with connectivity while providing solid return on investment. The finishes you choose are equally important both in terms of style and brand distinction. Explore the possibilities, because Space Matters.

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The 159,000-sf Catalyst building will be eastern Washington's first net-zero-energy ready building. Image: McKinstry

Sustainable Design and Construction | April 09, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Catalyst will be part of an innovation hub, with Eastern Washington University as its main tenant.

Factory-based construction with no siloes starts with a single source of truth

This prototype is an early version of the apartment units that will be built in Skender’s factory for a building in Chicago’s West Loop later this year. Photo: Skender

Building Tech | April 08, 2019 | Future Built by Skender | Pete Murray, President, Skender Manufacturing, and Tim Swanson, Chief Design Officer, Skender

Working from a single source of truth means every factor of design, procurement, manufacturing, and assembly will be...

It’s time for office amenities to get to work

At Campari Group’s new North American headquarters in New York, four distinct bar-like experiences offer more than just a place for employees and guests to blow off steam. Photo courtesy Gensler

Office Building Design | April 08, 2019 | Gensler Blog | Amanda Carroll, IIDA, CID, LEED AP, Workplace Leader, Principal, Gensler

Amenities with the greatest impact on effectiveness and experience are those that directly support the work needs of...

Employers at risk when using construction equipment not sized for women

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Contractors | April 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

As more women enter male-dominated fields, gear supply has not kept up with demand.

New research finds benefits to hiring architectural services based on qualifications

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Industry Research | April 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Government agencies gain by evaluating beyond price, according to a new Dodge survey of government officials. 

LEED v4.1 now available for cities, communities, residential/homes

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Codes and Standards | April 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The rating system emphasizes performance monitoring, fully integrated design, social equity, and human health.

Engineering, construction spending to rise 3% in 2019: FMI outlook

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Market Data | April 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Top-performing segments forecast in 2019 include transportation, public safety, and education.

April 08, 2019 | Star Building Systems |

Congratulations to all of our category and district winners.

See-through and safe: Innovations in fire-rated glazing [AIA course]

The east and west wings at the University of Wisconsin School of Business Grainger Hall in Madison are linked via a new Learning Commons. The centerpiece of the new space is a glass stairwell which utilizes fire-resistive glazed walls, doors, and framing to meet code requirements, while maximizing transparency and connection between the spaces. Photo: Olivia Nass, courtesy Safti First

BD+C University Course | April 08, 2019 | C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor 

From glass floor systems to large-scale glazing installations, experts share the latest trends, advancements, and app...

Priced to sell: DUMBO condo development offers starter units in luxury setting

Rendering: Craft

Multifamily Housing | April 08, 2019 | By Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

Designed by ODA New York, 98 Front Street will be loaded with amenities like a salt water pool, co-working spaces, an...

Green | April 08, 2019 | USGBC

First wave of research is part of the Living Standard initiative, which seeks to raise the quality of life for people...

Flight in Denver Colorado

All images courtesy Dynia Architects

Office Building Design | April 08, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Dynia Architects designed the building.

Chicago-area joint venture antes up $1 billion for Opportunity Zone development investment

The Decennial Group, a joint venture of two leading real estate developers, is investing in Opportunity Zones to take advantage of new tax incentives. Image: Decennial Group

Mixed-Use | April 07, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Decennial Group says it’s looking at 250 potential projects, primarily in America’s heartland and rural areas.

Reconstruction & Renovation | April 05, 2019 | By Carlos Trevino, Project Manager, Andres Construction Services, Dallas

The 18-story Corrigan Tower in the Dallas’s historic downtown district is now a thriving 150-unit apartment residence...

Office Building Design | April 05, 2019 | CallisonRTKL blog | Jodi Williams and Jake Devost

From retention and career advancement to the ethics of inclusion and diversity, these five trends will play a major r...

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Codes and Standards | April 05, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New York would be first U.S. city to charge drivers extra for downtown motoring.

All renderings courtesy BIG

Sustainability | April 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is dubbed Oceanix City.

April 04, 2019 | Trim-Tex

Silver vinyl reveals are now available and at a lower cost than aluminum reveals, while offering the same look, and f...

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Codes and Standards | April 04, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Previous comprehensive changes were done 70 years ago.

Photo: MSR Design

Library | April 04, 2019 | AIA

The AIA/ALA Library Building Award is the only award that recognizes entire library structures and all aspects of the...

All renderings courtesy HKS Architects

Sports and Recreational Facilities | April 04, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The stadium will be the cornerstone of the Texas Live! Development.

April 03, 2019 | Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings

Strategically chosen design, panels, and colors reflect a museum's musical roots and a city's rich culture.

Multifamily Housing | April 03, 2019 | Yardi Matrix

A survey of 127 major U.S. real estate markets by Yardi Matrix shows no signs of slowing for multifamily rental deman...

A rendering of a 101,627-sf medical clinic replacement building in Fort Knox, Ky., which CallisonRTKL designed and Mortenson is building. Construction should be completed in spring 2021. A new study conducted by Mortenson finds that technology-abetted virtual care could become more prevalent in the future. Image: Mortenson

Healthcare Facilities | April 03, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Mortenson’s latest study finds that Millennials’ inclinations toward technological solutions are changing how care is...

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Codes and Standards | April 03, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Integration of new IT approaches in construction with new materials has potential to enhance sustainability, alleviat...

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Healthcare Facilities | April 03, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

HKS Architects designed the addition.

Multifamily Housing | April 03, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new complex offers easy access to I-26.

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