Main lobby of Hyatt Hotel's headquarters

The main lobby of Hyatt Hotels’ 240,000-sf headquarters in Chicago, which has achieved WELL Silver certification. This open office space gives its occupants choices for noise and temperature levels. Gensler was the interior designer, Power Construction the GC. Courtesy International Well Building Institute.

Office Building Design | February 15, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Owners and developers are driving demand for wellness features and practices—active stairways, biophilia, enhanced air quality, etc.—as one more way draw tenants. 

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Multifamily Housing | October 26, 2018 | Abundance: The Paladino Blog | Renee Gastineau

How does a multifamily property developer or operator make a smart investment in amenities that will give the project...

Codes and Standards | October 25, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Those areas face the biggest risk from extreme heat.

uCity Square, an innovation center in Philadelphia, has ambitious growth plans for the next decade. Image: University City Science Center

Mixed-Use | October 25, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This innovation center has several office, lab, and residential buildings in the works.

Aerial view of Cornell Tech Campus

Courtesy SOM, Lucas Blair Simpson

Sustainability | October 25, 2018 | Meredith Bostwick-Lorenzo Eiroa, Project Manager, SOM

New York City’s newest university campus, Cornell Tech, pushes the limits of sustainable and resilient design.

Courtesy Merriman Anderson/Architects

Industrial Facility | October 25, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Merriman Anderson/Architects was the architect for the project.

Stantec conference room

Courtesy Stantec

Office Building Design | October 25, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Stantec worked with Ankrom-Moisan Architects on the design.

Contractors | October 24, 2018 | Amex

Here’s how seasoned operators meet the new demand for homes, offices and new locations without drowning in new expens...

Codes and Standards | October 24, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Safety must be balanced with welcoming environment.

Cultural Facilities | October 24, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The San Antonio City Council voted 9-2 in favor of the makeover.

Market Data | October 24, 2018 | AIA

Billings growth slows but is stable across sectors.

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Multifamily Housing | October 23, 2018 | Rob Cassidy, Executive Editor

Developers and their project teams are recognizing the value of walkability, convenient neighborhood services, and tr...

Codes and Standards | October 23, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Less stringent codes in northern parts of state linked to devastation.

Glass and Glazing | October 23, 2018 | Vitro

A 'patient first' approach was the inspiration for the hospital’s design.

Aerial view of APDesign

Photo: Timothy Hursley

University Buildings | October 23, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Kansas State University’s new College of Architecture Planning and Design places students at the center of the experi...

Building Enclosure Systems | October 22, 2018 | TAMLYN |

The building envelope plays a crucial in protecting projects from excess moisture, mold, and rot.

Retail Centers | October 22, 2018 | CallisonRTKL blog | Erich Dohrer

Erich Dohrer doesn’t want to talk about the “dead mall” or the great mall success story—he wants to talk about design...

Under its new contract with the U.S. Navy Facilities Engineering Command, a WSP-HKS joint venture has been assigned seven projects. Courtesy HKS.

Healthcare Facilities | October 22, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The contract is not exclusive to the two firms, but it lets NAVFAC assign certain projects to them.

35 Hudson Yards, a 1,009-ft-tall mixed-use tower, is one of several major projects that will be completed between now and 2020, when a new report says New York's construction spending will start leveling off. Image: Courtesy of Related-Oxford

Market Data | October 19, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Nonresidential building could still add more than 90 million sf through 2020.

David Blackwell Hall at the University of California, Berkeley

David Blackwell Hall at the University of California, Berkeley, exceeded the clients’ expectations for energy and water use efficiency, and is the model for Berkeley’s on-campus student housing expansion campaign. David Wakely, Courtesy of Solomon Cordwell Buenz.

Greenbuild Report | October 19, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A closer look at new projects on three college campuses reveals more attention being paid to energy and water use....

Codes and Standards | October 19, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Australian program recognized by WELL, claims compliance with LE.

Atria Westminster senior living community

Courtesy OZ Architecture.

Senior Living Design | October 19, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Chicago-based CA Senior Living LLC is developing the project.

A proposed 21-story residential tower in Milwaukee, Wis., would be the tallest in the country if approved by the city. Image: Korb + Associates Architects

Wood | October 19, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The developer is confident that the city will approve construction, which is scheduled to start next year.

Codes and Standards | October 18, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

FEMA dollars pay for reconstruction, but local decision-makers ignore climate change impacts.

KJTMA interior

Courtesy KJTMA

Education Facility | October 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The school will accommodate 900 students each year.

Tesla supercharger and Model X
Industrial Facility | October 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Construction is expected to begin soon.

Steel Construction and Products | October 17, 2018 | New Millennium

In downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, a steel and glass tower gives rise to a dramatic cantilever over Richards St...

Codes and Standards | October 17, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Of the 50 largest U.S. cities, Philadelphia is one of just six that still require metal pipes.

Green | October 17, 2018 | USGBC

Can healthier, more sustainable buildings give employers a hiring edge to attract best in class talent?

Rendering of RISD new residence hall

Courtesy NADAAA

University Buildings | October 17, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building was designed by a former RISD student.

Metals | October 16, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Architects wanted a graphic treatment with a lot more pop for the third building in the complex.

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