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Transit Facilities | June 21, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will create key infrastructure for the future development of the city and provide it a new social focus.

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K-12 Schools | May 01, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building will provide 74,289 sf of space across its five-story classroom bar.

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Healthcare Facilities | May 01, 2017 | Steelcase Health and BD+C Staff

Hospital rooms are often not designed to accommodate extended stays for anyone other than the patient, which can have...

Metals | April 28, 2017 | Petersen Aluminum

Approximately 2,600 sq. ft. of PAC-CLAD 7/8” Corrugated Panels in five different colors was just what the design team...

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Codes and Standards | April 28, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

He is charged with defrauding construction companies, business owners, and local governments.

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Healthcare Facilities | April 28, 2017 | Kyle Marden, Managing Director, CBRE

Healthcare systems have much to learn from retail. While they have been laser-focused on delivering exceptional patie...

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Industry Research | April 28, 2017 | Zweig Group

The average 200-person A/E Firm is spending $200,000 on hiring, and not budgeting at all.

Rendering courtesy of Wight & Company.

University Buildings | April 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The design of the center is meant to pay tribute to the university’s heritage in aviation and aeronautics.

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Retail Centers | April 27, 2017 | GenslerOn | Deeg Snyder

Significant changes are underway as automotive manufacturers and retailers try to anticipate consumer demands in chan...

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Reconstruction & Renovation | April 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Kraemer Design has been selected as the architect of record and historic consultant on the Detroit Free Press buildin...

An early rendering of Paradise Park. Courtesy of Wynn Resorts.

Events Facilities | April 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Wynn Resorts board recently gave the go-ahead for the project, which may begin construction on its first phase as...

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Architects | April 27, 2017 | NCARB

New data from NCARB reveals that while the number of architects remains consistent, practitioners are looking to get...

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Codes and Standards | April 27, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The Dept. of Energy resource is a state-by-state compilation with hundreds of listings.

Package center at The Frasier, Arlington, Va., designed by KTGY Architecture, comes with its own trashcan plus tabletop. Photo: courtesy KTGY Architecture

Multifamily Housing | April 26, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Package delivery centers provide order and security for the mountains of parcels piling up at apartment and condomini...

“L” apartments, Logan Square

Photos: Jorge Gera/Luxury Living Chicago (above); Property Markets Group (below)

Multifamily Housing | April 26, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Chicago’s newest multifamily development features an iconic CTA car on its amenity deck. 

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Codes and Standards | April 26, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

In doing so, it becomes largest U.S. city to make such a pledge.

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University Buildings | April 26, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building brings the architecture, landscape architecture, and building technology departments under one roof.

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High-rise Construction | April 26, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Despite currently being under construction, the building is the center of an ongoing lawsuit filed by the architect....

Larry Barr (second from left), AIA, President of Quinn Evans Architects, standing with the management and principals of Cho Benn Holback + Associates, which Quinn Evans acquires effective May 1. Pictured with Barr are (from left): Brandon Schultz, LEED AP; Diane Cho, AIA, and George Holback, Cho Benn Holback's cofounders; Brian Oster, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; Mark Nook, AIA; and Anath Ranon, AIA, LEED AP BD+C. Image credit: E. Brady Robinson

Architects | April 25, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Quinn Evans Architects and Cho Benn Holback + Associates have similar portfolios with an emphasis on civic work. 

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Codes and Standards | April 25, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

‘Buy American’ requirement and revised H-1B visa restrictions could raise prices on supplies, labor.

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Performing Arts Centers | April 25, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The stage is covered with a curving steel and aluminum-shingled shell.

Photo courtesy Bart van Hoek, Attika Architekten.

Mixed-Use | April 25, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The emoji building is part of a larger mixed-use development built around a 150-year-old oak tree.

Graphics: Clark Nexsen

BIM and Information Technology | April 24, 2017 | Clark Nexsen Blog | Brian Turner, PE, CEM, LEED AP BD+C

Clark Nexsen’s Brian Turner explores the benefits and challenges of energy modeling and discusses how design firms ca...

Sewanee: The University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn. Image: courtesy Hanbury 

Higher Education | April 24, 2017 | Hanbury Blog | Keith Storms, AIA, LEED AP, Principal, VP, Planner

Moody’s Investor Service forecasts that closure rates for small institutions will triple in the coming years, and mer...

Healthcare Facilities | April 24, 2017 | CallisonRTKL blog | Steve Stokes

CRTKL’s Steve Stokes talks sustainability, comfort and community at Al Wakra and in mental health facilities.

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Codes and Standards | April 24, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Study finds significant problems with how city manages capital projects.

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Mixed-Use | April 24, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The master plan features market-rate and affordable housing, mixed-use space, and a waterfront park with a 5-block lo...

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Urban Planning | April 24, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Launched with a Kickstarter campaign, the Chicago Architecture Foundation aims to get No Small Plans into th...

Coatings | April 21, 2017 | Jeff Alexander |

Our 6.25-acre test facility in Fort Myers, Fla., has 100,000 panels on exposure and demonstrates our commitment to te...

A 3D-printed model of the 21,000-seat Little Caesars Arena in Detroit includes tiny versions of fans in every seat. The level of detail in this concept model was instrumental in selling suites in the arena, which opens in September. Image: Stratasys Direct Manufacturing

Sports and Recreational Facilities | April 21, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The centerpiece is the scaled replica of a new arena that puts a miniature fan in every seat.

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Building Technology | April 21, 2017 | AIA

Grants awarded to initiatives that study various aspects of design within the built environment.

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