La Carreta pavilion

La Carreta pavilion, on the Monterrey, Mexico, campus of Tecnológico de Monterrey. Photo: Paco Alvarez, The Raws

Game Changers | January 12, 2018 | John Caulfied, Senior Editor

Sasaki designs interchangeable spaces to support a major educational shift at Mexico’s largest university system.

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Codes and Standards | November 21, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Improved versions of tools aimed at use of healthier construction supplies.

Europe's first 3D printed building

Photo courtesy 3D Printhuset.

3D Printing | November 21, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Construction ran a few weeks behind schedule, but the 3D printing wasn’t to blame.

A GS&P-designed intersection in Tennessee

Urban Planning | November 20, 2017 | GS&P Dialogue | Michael Dorweiler , AICP

While there has been an emphasis on improving safety along corridors, it is equally important to focus on identifying...

The light-filled, five-story atrium connects the new addition with the existing building and provides gathering space for students. Photo: Jon Miller – Hedrich Blessing Photographers

Reconstruction Awards | November 20, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The two-phase project revamped an opaque, horseshoe-shaped labyrinth of seven buildings from the ’60s and ’70s.

A teacher and class at Bowie State University

Courtesy SageGlass

Glass and Glazing | November 20, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

By blocking sunlight on hot days, the electrochromic glass will help reduce energy demand in the building.

Exterior of the Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co. restaurant and brewery

Rendering courtesy of Method Architecture

Retail Centers | November 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Method Architecture designed the three-story building.

The Grand Staircase of The Gray

The Grand Staircase of The Gray, a new Kimpton hotel. The original building was designed by William Le Baron Jenney, known as the father of the skyscraper. Photo: Laure Joliet

Reconstruction Awards | November 17, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Building Team restored the granite and terra cotta façade and reclaimed more than 500 double-hung windows.

Pittsburgh’s Union Trust Building occupies an entire city block, rising to 237 feet. Two Flemish-Gothic “chapels” on the roof house the building’s mechanical components. Photo: © Robert Benson.

Reconstruction Awards | November 17, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The building was in such disrepair that much of the reconstruction budget had to go toward structural, mechanical, an...

Architects | November 17, 2017 | DLR Group Insights Blog | Paul Westlake

About 90% of the time prospective clients are not aware of historic tax credits.

The Riverton mixed-use development in New Jersey

Rendering courtesy NAP

Mixed-Use | November 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 418-acre waterfront development will sit on the Raritan River.

The Oakland Coliseum

Photo: Amy K. Posner, Wikimedia Commons

Sports and Recreational Facilities | November 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The stadium is being planned for a piece of land that sits next to Lake Merritt near Downtown Oakland, surrounded by...

The gastropub at Kitchen 21 has an 85-foot-long bar with 32 beers on tap. The space can be changed from a daytime café for beachgoers, to evening fine dining, to a concert venue. Photo: Todd Mason, Halken/Mason Photography.

Reconstruction Awards | November 16, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This project included the restoration of the landmark Childs Restaurant.

Codes and Standards | November 16, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Adverse effects include heat reflection onto nearby walls.

K-12 Schools | November 16, 2017 | Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings | Jessica Figenholtz and Andrew Broderick

There are three driving issues behind this next generation: demographic change, behavioral change, and the power to c...

Architects | November 16, 2017 | Steven Burns |

Many small AEC firms don’t feel they have the time to focus and create clear marketing messages.

A new plan calls for elevating Houston's Downtown to become an essential component in this sprawling metro's growth and national status. Image: Courtesy of Houston Downtown Management District

Urban Planning | November 16, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The plan, which took 18 months to complete, emphasizes the centrality of downtown to the metro’s eight counties.

Resiliency | November 15, 2017 | Stantec Blog | Blake Jackson

The developer sees resilient developments achieving top-of-market pricing, faster leasing, higher renewal, and higher...

Anthem House is a new $100 million lifestyle community on a three-acre abandoned industrial site in the Locust Point section of Baltimore.

Anthem House is a new $100 million lifestyle community on a three-acre abandoned industrial site in the Locust Point section of Baltimore. Photo: Ray Cavicchio

Multifamily Housing | November 15, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

These recently completed projects represent emerging trends and design innovations in the multifamily sector.

Market Data | November 15, 2017 | AIA

Business conditions remain uneven across regions.

U.S. finalizes tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber

                    

 

Codes and Standards | November 15, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The duties would add 20% or more to cost if trade negotiators can’t find common ground.

Cleveland's Ohio Theatre

The project team for Cleveland’s Ohio Theatre used archived drawings and photographs like the one in the inset to create coloration and design renderings for the restoration of the lobby.

Reconstruction Awards | November 15, 2017 | John Caulfield, SEnior Editor

The restoration relied heavily on historic photos and drawings.

Photo: Hat600, Wikimedia Commons

Codes and Standards | November 15, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

It provides a strategy to leapfrog minimum code requirements.

The digital display showing trees swaying in the breeze at 900 North Michigan Shops
Shopping Centers | November 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The installation is visible from all floors and built in 10 different sections.

November 15, 2017 | George DuBose, CGC; Richard Scott, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP; and Donald B. Snell, PE, Cert. Mech. Contractor, CIEC |

Liberty Building Forensics Group (LBFG) has produced an e-book that speaks directly to the most common air barrier-re...

The Sealing Room

The Sealing Room is where couples are married and sealed to one another in the LDS faith. Interior finishes needed to capture purity, eternity, and love. All photos © Intellectual Reserve, Inc.

Reconstruction Awards | November 14, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Parts of the tabernacle’s exterior shell were the only things that survived the blaze.

Building Team | November 14, 2017 | Hinge Blog | Karl Feldman

We’ve developed a pretty good understanding of what high-growth firms do differently from their average-growth peers....

Redwood National Forest
Codes and Standards | November 14, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Contractors would have to source products based on greenhouse gas impact, not price, on state projects.

Market Data | November 14, 2017 | COnstructConnect

ConstructConnect’s quarterly report shows the most significant annual growth in the civil engineering and residential...

As part of the new North Terminal Design project at Miami International Airport, Heery International designed new restaurant and retail spaces ranging from 1,500 to 10,000 sf. Aviation is one of the specialties that Heery is bringing to its new owner, CBRE Group. Image: Heery International

Contractors | November 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The deal is expected to expand the real-estate firm’s project management capacities in several U.S. sectors.

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