This year’s analysis draws from 2,800 projects.
The WELL Community Standard equips planners to build health promotion into the very fabric of neighborhoods.
An apartment-style student housing project uses patterning and window placement to generate interest on an otherwise flat façade
While student and multi-family housing share a common building form, it’s the student resident that drives the innovation of new spaces.
Five years ago, experts were predicting continued urban rebound and suburban decline. What really happened?
The future office strives to be better, focus more on the people who inhabit it, and contribute to the success of the company.
Imagine a future where buildings and infrastructure are 100% utilized and 100% responsive.
These days, if your office space isn’t a true reflection of your brand, you’ve missed a big opportunity to connect with your audience.
Our team helped implement public improvements along 1,500 feet of Wisconsin shoreline. This project benefited from community outreach.
A new community engagement program works with young adults to help the future of the neighborhood and get others involved.
The developer sees resilient developments achieving top-of-market pricing, faster leasing, higher renewal, and higher occupancy rates.
Children often accompany parents or grandparents in medical settings; what can we do to address their unique needs?
The four-part mission of a garden of scientific research helped drive the design for the Beijing New Material Research & Development Center....
Healthcare lounges should take inspiration from communal spaces in the workplace, like the Fish & Richardson office in Boston.
When done right, medical staff lounges are an essential part of the healthcare workplace.
When a family member can no longer be cared for in their current home, they require specialized care that is only available in a long-term care cen...
CarloMaria Ciampoli discusses design during the General Assembly/We Work event in Denver, Colorado.
What is design? Who are designers? And are there any common laws or rules than can unite the many types of design that exist?
Labs are designed by discipline, aligned by relevant commonalities, and adjoined to flexible faculty research stations.
It’s time to plan for the suburban retail reset—and it starts by rethinking the traditional mall.
Students are helping drive change by focusing on the future.
Creating healthier populations through local community health centers.
Cherry Creek North
What’s driving experiential retail in 2017 and beyond?
Archaeologists continually unearth artifacts in our cities. It's time to showcase them.
Photo courtesy of the University of Waterloo
Measuring how the human mind responds to buildings could improve design.
Pixabay Public Domain
Discovering new ways design can—and can’t—improve the patient experience.
Creating a network of experts to talk next generation healthcare design education
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, Our Lady of the Lake in Baton Rouge, La. Photos: Hedrich Blessing, Marie Constantin, Ted Kiper, courtesy VOA.
With the right mindset, standards can produce great design for healthcare facilities, as VOA's Candace Small explores.
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Horizon Village. Images courtesy VOA.
Universities across the country are striving to meet the demand of on-campus housing. VOA's Steve Siegle examines what students and universities de...
Images courtesy VOA
VOA's Pablo Quintana writes that the industry is looking for ways to increase engagement through a mix of spaces suited to employees' desire for bo...
Sketch: VOA Associates
VOA Associates’ Douglas King offers design considerations in implementing the Green House concept in eldercare for continuing care retirement commu...
Photo courtesy VOA
Hospitality’s biggest names are creating new, evolved brands to appeal to today’s traveler and compete against boutique hotels and Airbnb, writes V...
Image courtesy VOA Blog
In a world in which technology and its skills are constantly changing, good people skills are becoming more important, writes VOA's Angie Lee....
LSU's Graduate Medical Education & Innovation Center in Baton Rouge, La. Photo courtesy VOA Blog.
The desire for improved patient satisfaction, staff retention, and turn-key maintenance are among the top reasons more healthcare groups are implem...