Looking downstairs in Stanford's Hall of Champions facility

Photo courtesy of Advent

Museums | September 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Home of Champions uses interactive displays to showcase Stanford’s 126-year history of student athletes.

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Image © The Student Hotel, Photography by Kasia Gatkowska

Multifamily Housing | July 19, 2017 | GenslerOn | Jonathan Breen and Diana Lee

The Student Hotel is representative of a new model for delivering housing solutions for students globally. 

An augmented reality application for mobile devices allows users to see what a new computer science building on the Seattle campus of the University of Washington will look like completed while it's under construction. Image: Mortenson Construction

Augmented Reality | July 19, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The $105 million project in Seattle is the latest example of the firm’s commitment to virtual and augmented reality t...

A hurricane as viewed from space

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Codes and Standards | July 19, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Average annual cost to buildings and infrastructure from eastern storms to rise by $7.3 billion.

CarloMaria Ciampoli discusses design during the General Assembly/We Work event in Denver, Colorado.

CarloMaria Ciampoli discusses design during the General Assembly/We Work event in Denver, Colorado.

Designers | July 19, 2017 | Stantec Blog | CarloMaria Ciampoli

What is design? Who are designers? And are there any common laws or rules than can unite the many types of design tha...

A rendering of the pool and deck space at Elan Menlo Park, designed by KTGY

Photo: Daniel Gaines Photography

Multifamily Housing | July 19, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 146-unit apartment community was designed as a series of six interactively connected garden-style apartments.

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Architects | July 19, 2017 | Sasha Reed |

Our goal is to present unique perspectives you may not be able to find anywhere else.  

Manhattan Bridge can be seen from James Corner Field Operations' 45 Main Street rooftop

Photo: Two Trees Management, Matthew Williams

Office Building Design | July 19, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new spaces range from about 8,500 to 11,000 sf and were added to Two Trees Management’s anchor office buildings....

Lights hang from the ceiling in a building

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Codes and Standards | July 18, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Results of the study support the usefulness of the practice.

Pfizer's 285,000-sf BioPlace will feature flexible lab layouts and collaborative research spaces. Image: Clayco

Laboratories | July 18, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The facility will consolidate the company’s local workforce, and provide flexible work and research spaces.

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The kitchenette at Mortenson Construction's new Portland office

Photo courtesy Mortenson Construction

Reconstruction & Renovation | July 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Mortenson deconstructed the barn and repurposed it for the new space.

Inside the winter pavilion in Carlo Ratti's Garden of the Four Seasons

Rendering courtesy Carlo Ratti Associati

Green | July 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Carlo Ratti Associati designed the garden with an innovative net-zero energy climate control system.

Ceilings | July 17, 2017 | Armstrong Ceilings

Geometric design reflects shapes found in Arabian architecture.

Roofing | July 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The EclipseEdge edge metal profile uses a two-part design with a base and a top cover to eliminate steps often requir...

Courtesy of MIT/MARINA Team

Hotel Facilities | July 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project team consisted of MIT graduate students across five departments.

Photo: Mark Steele

Retail Centers | July 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

FRCH Design Worldwide is leading the redesign that will start with 12 pilot locations across the country.

The Toronto York Recreation Centre serves three communities that participated in a number of design sessions with the project's Building Team. Image: Tom Arban Photography

Sports and Recreational Facilities | July 17, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Community engagement impacts its design and programming.

Coatings | July 17, 2017 | Jeff Alexander |

As building codes become more stringent and green rating systems grow in popularity, Valspar has developed products t...

Typical apartment complex in U.S. West Coast city.

PCBC attendees in San Diego got an earful from experts about the strength of the apartment and condo market.

Multifamily Housing | July 14, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Exterior of the Silber Center, designed by Ziger/Snead Architects.

Education Facility | July 14, 2017 | Rob Cassidy, Executive Editor

Students learn environmental skills, natural resource management, urban agriculture, and water quality monitoring....

Cladding and Facade Systems | July 14, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The observatory’s pattern of lock-seamed zinc cladding alternates between the irregular site topography and the build...

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Codes and Standards | July 13, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

ILF aims to make new certification the sole standard for highest performing buildings.

Accelerate Live! | July 13, 2017 | Sasha Reed |

From my perspective, what separates organizations thriving in the digital revolution from those who are not boils dow...

TIRPITZ museum integrates into Denmark's coastline and the bunker that was built to protect it from attack. Image: Mike Bink

Cultural Facilities | July 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

BIG’s design of this cultural center is the “antithesis” of the fortress.

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Codes and Standards | July 13, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The money is earmarked for up to $500,000 surety bonds per contract.

Courtesy Penn Medicine

Concrete | July 13, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The pour created the foundation for the Foster + Partners-designed Pavilion on Penn Medicine’s Campus.

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Great Solutions | July 12, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Maker spaces, dry-erase walls, and flexible furniture highlight Kinkaid’s new Learning Center.

M/E/P Systems | July 12, 2017 | Abundance: The Paladino Blog | Brian Atkinson

Maintenance and engineering managers need to monitor the condition of their equipment and the workloads of front-line...

A slight majority of states (26, plus the District of Columbia) saw rental increases over the first six months of 2017, with the largest average percent changes coming in South Carolina (7.3%), Maine (7.3%), Vermont (7.2%), and Rhode Island (7.0%). Source: Abodo 

Multifamily Housing | July 12, 2017 | Abodo

The most notable rental increases are in growing markets in the South and Southwest: New Orleans, Glendale, Ariz., Ho...

Schluter Systems

Flooring | July 12, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A new membrane from Schluter Systems, Ditra Heat Duo, reduces sound transmission while also warming the floor and sup...

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Codes and Standards | July 12, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Danger of propagating flames now deemed negligible.

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