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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 long “Artifact Walk.”

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These roofs can last for 40 to 70 years, can lower energy bills, and are recyclable at the end of their useful life....

A simulation at Grady Health's campus in Atlanta, where nurses, providers, and facility leadership could try out a Ponta overhead beam system under real-life care conditions. A white paper from Georgia Tech concludes that these beam systems are superior to other kinds of overhead boom systems for providing access to patients, gases, and equipment in critical care settings. Image: White paper titled “Comparison of Overhead Utility Systems for Intensive Care Rooms”

Healthcare Facilities | February 26, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

It concludes that a ceiling-mounted beam system is best suited to provide critical care settings with easier access t...

A rendering of the 42,500-sf, $29 million Innovation and Discovery Center at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa., which broke ground last October. Kinsley Construction is the GC on the project, designed by Ellenzweig. Last year, spending on education construction spending rose nationally by 6.5% to $88.9 billion. And a new survey of preK-12 school districts and colleges finds strong construction and renovation activities underway this year. The Ursinus project should be completed in time for the fall 2018 semester. Image: Ellenzweig

School Construction | February 26, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Surveys of school districts and colleges, though, raise questions about financing for future projects.

 

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

New NIBS report says baseline information needs further development.

Healthcare Facilities | February 24, 2017 | LPA Blog | Marcus Thorne

Higher costs and low occupancy rates have forced healthcare facilities to rethink how healthcare is delivered in thei...

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Architects | February 24, 2017 | AIA

Young Architects are defined as professionals who have been licensed 10 years or fewer regardless of their age.

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Office Building Design | February 24, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Solar Carve Tower advances Studio Gang’s ‘solar carving’ design strategy.

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Multifamily Housing | February 24, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building will offer 133 units across its 18 stories.

Sub-metering refers to monitoring systems added on specific equipment, systems, processes, or floors to determine where energy is being used. Tracking energy consumption through sub-metering is currently at a 40—60% ratio of clients who do and do not install sub-metering.

Engineers | February 24, 2017 | Davide Vettraino and Michael Morrissey, NV5

For owners of existing buildings, retrocommissioning creates a baseline to compare future building energy consumption...

Building Tech | February 23, 2017 | SmithGroupJJR's Perspectives blog | Stephen Conschafter

How can cities of the near future put an emphasis on equality while also reaping the abundant benefits of technologic...

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Market Data | February 23, 2017 | AIA

Despite minor slowdown in overall billings, commercial/ industrial and institutional sectors post strongest gains in...

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Airports | February 23, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is being hailed as the city’s most transformative since the construction of the Superdome.

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Mixed-Use | February 23, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The towers will vary in height and emerge from a shared retail podium.

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Codes and Standards | February 22, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The planned updated version will be customizable for any building type.

Nelson Stark saved time with modular construction.

Plumbing | February 22, 2017 | Viega

Nelson Stark selected Viega ProPress for the plumbing installation because the system is flameless and can be install...

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February 22, 2017 | Design Force | Ahmed Kurtom

Millennials are poised to dominate the U.S. workforce. 

K-12 Schools | February 22, 2017 | Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings | John Poelker

Anderson-Livsey is a K-5 school located about 30 minutes East of Atlanta in Gwinnett County and has an enrollment of...

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Sports and Recreational Facilities | February 22, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Danish firm beat entries from Zaha Hadid Architects and Henning Larsen Architects for the project.

Mixed-Use | February 22, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Chicago Housing Authority selected the firm to develop mixed-income housing and retail space where the infamous h...

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Library | February 22, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Great Halls, an auditorium, a fabrication lab, and a roof garden will all be added to the Ludwig Mies van der Rohe bu...

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

Inspectors are edging toward retirement with no understudies in place.

Building Team | February 21, 2017 | Stantec Blog | Thanos Webb

Archaeologists continually unearth artifacts in our cities. It's time to showcase them.

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Industrial Facility | February 21, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project looks to provide an enhanced sense of place for tenant companies and community members.

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Mixed-Use | February 21, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Terra says the development will be the first newly built office building in central Coconut Grove in over 20 years....

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Building Owner | February 21, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The program has been introduced at Rockefeller Center and will be expanded throughout the company’s global portfolio...

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Hotel Facilities | February 20, 2017 | GenslerOn | Claire Richmond

Change is inevitable and it impacts on everything, not least on the way we design.

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Codes and Standards | February 20, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Seismic simulation, roof trusses, steel-to-steel and sheathing-to-steel connections are examined in the reports.

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Architects | February 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The starchitect will be teaching a course for MasterClass, an online education platform.

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Sustainability | February 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The architect behind China’s first vertical forest skyscraper has bigger plans for entire cities filled with vertical...

High-rise Construction | February 17, 2017 | CallisonRTKL blog | Eugene Park

As new technologies fuel the race to build higher, three primal drivers simultaneously enable progress and keep it in...

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