Office Buildings

New York office revamp by Kohn Pedersen Fox features new façade raising occupant comfort, reducing energy use

The modernization of a mid-century Midtown Manhattan office tower features a new façade intended to improve occupant comfort and reduce energy consumption. The building, at 666 Fifth Avenue, was originally designed by Carson & Lundin. First opened in November 1957 when it was considered cutting-edge, the original façade of the 500-foot-tall modernist skyscraper was highly inefficient by today’s energy efficiency standards.

Adaptive Reuse | Oct 5, 2017

Wexford’s latest innovation center breaks ground in Providence

The campus is expected to include an Aloft hotel. 

Office Buildings | Jun 13, 2017

WeWork takes on a construction management app provider

Fieldlens helps turn jobsites into social networks. 

Office Buildings | Mar 27, 2017

New York warehouse to become an office mixing industrial and modern aesthetics

The building is located in West Chelsea between the High Line and West Street.

Adaptive Reuse | Nov 9, 2016

Middle school transformed into affordable housing for seniors

The project received $3.8 million in public financing in exchange for constructing units for residents earning less than 60 percent of the area’s median income.

Hotel Facilities | Sep 7, 2016

Fish out of water: The site of a Birdseye frozen-food factory in Gloucester, Mass., transforms into a seaside hotel

The construction of this 94-room hotel and conference center pitted tourism proponents against locals who want to preserve this historic city’s fishing heritage. 

Healthcare Facilities | Apr 24, 2016

A symposium in New Jersey examines how a consolidating healthcare industry can better manage its excess real estate

As service providers position themselves closer to their communities, they are looking for ways to redirect non-core buildings and land for other purposes.

Adaptive Reuse | Apr 7, 2016

Redevelopment plan announced for Chicago’s historic Cook County Hospital

The century-old, Beaux Arts architecture-inspired hospital will transform into a mixed-use development.