Chase Center Spiral Staircase

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Arena | October 10, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Chase Center is the new home of the Golden State Warriors.

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Codes and Standards | September 20, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Former Army medical staffer Scott Ketcham has extensive OSHA experience.

Codes and Standards | September 20, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Tool includes cross-laminated timber connection provisions and post-frame ring shank nails.

Aerial view of The Twist

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Museums | September 20, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

BIG designed the project.

Fast. Reliable. Consistent. Viega ProPress® is the copper press joining solution you can count on for superior results on the job.

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Codes and Standards | September 19, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Amid devastation, lives likely saved by resilient buildings.

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Codes and Standards | September 19, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New rule expected to define protected waterways more narrowly.

CIrrus condo tower entrance

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High-rise Construction | September 19, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

bKL Architecture designed the towers.

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Market Data | September 18, 2019 | AIA

August report suggests greatest weakness in design activity in several years.

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High-rise Construction | September 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building will be the tallest residential skyscraper in the world.

Enoch Pratt Free Library exterior

All photos: Joseph Romeo Photography

Library | September 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Beyer Blinder Belle led the project.

September 18, 2019 | Accelerate Live!
Tim Nass shares the latest innovations in fire rated glazing product technology to thought leaders in the AEC Industry
Additive manufacturing goes mainstream in the industrial sector

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3D Printing | September 17, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

More manufacturers now include this production process in their factories.

Market Data | September 17, 2019 | ABC

Backlog in the heavy industrial category increased by 2.3 months and now stands at its highest level in the history o...

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Codes and Standards | September 17, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Applies to apartments built at least 15 years ago.

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Codes and Standards | September 17, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

ROI can be realized in as little as one year.

front of the center for nursing and health sciences

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University Buildings | September 17, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KAI designed the building.

September 16, 2019 | SAGE Electrochromics, Inc. |

The Luminary chose smart glass for the West End’s tallest and most innovative new office building.

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Mixed-Use | September 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Japan’s tallest skyscraper, designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli, is also part of the district’s redevelopment.

Life of an Architect Podcast | September 16, 2019 | Bob Borson, FAIA

Since Andrew and I completed our architectural registration exams in a previous decade than the one we are currently...

FMI's newest report is forecasting a big jump in construction spending for so-called megaprojects that reflect an intensifying global urbanization. Image: FMI

Market Data | September 13, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new FMI report anticipates that megaprojects will account for one-fifth of annual construction spending within the...

September 13, 2019 | Cannon Design Blog | Praful M. Kulkarni

The conventional method of design-build has quickly become a popular delivery method for projects of all types. The m...

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Codes and Standards | September 13, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Investigation could influence future use of the materials.

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Codes and Standards | September 13, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Some followed their states in implementing more robust standards.

Illinois law sets maximum retainage on private projects

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Codes and Standards | September 12, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The change is expected to give contractors bigger checks earlier in project timeline.

Meet the masters of offsite construction

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Multifamily Housing | September 12, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Editor, Multifamily Design+Construction

Prescient combines 5D software, clever engineering, and advanced robotics to create prefabricated assemblies for apar...

From project planning to post-construction: Navigating the commissioning process

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September 12, 2019 | Gresham Smith Blog | Johnathan Woodside, P.E., C.E.M., LEED AP (O+M), Joe Crowe, P.E., CxA, LEED AP

As building system technology increases in complexity and sustainability remains at the forefront of design, the need...

Steven Holl Architects, The Kennedy Center expands for the first time since its 1971 debut

An aerial view of The REACH (left, in front of the Kennedy Center), whose three pavilions are connected underground. Images: Richard Barnes, Courtesy of Steven Holl Architects.

Cultural Facilities | September 11, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The REACH, with three pavilions on a generous lawn, adds openness and light to this performance space.

2019 AIA Compensation Report, Buoyed by construction activity, architect compensation continues to see healthy gains

Compensation for architects increased, in average, about 12% nationally from early 2017 to early 2019. Charts: AIA Compensation Report

   

Architects | September 11, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The latest AIA report breaks down its survey data by 44 positions and 28 metros.

September 11, 2019 | SmithGroup Perspectives blog | Doug Campbell

One way universities are helping students broaden their in-person social networks is by encouraging connections betwe...

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Market Data | September 11, 2019 | AIA

Profession must double down on efforts to meet 2030 targets.

Project Open, Salt Lake City, Carbon-neutral apartment building sets the pace for scalable affordable housing

Project Open, a net-zero energy, $16 million, 112-unit rental community in Salt Lake City’s Guadalupe neighborhood. Utah artist Chuck Landvatter painted the seven-story, 30-foot-wide mural of a man and girl (modeled on the artist’s daughter). Photo: Brandon Hyatt Photography

   

Multifamily Housing | September 10, 2019 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

Project Open has no carbon footprint, but the six-story, solar-powered building is already leaving its imprint on Sal...

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