Parks in the sky? Subterranean bike paths? Meet the livable city, designed in 3-D

The Shanghai Tower. All images courtesy Gensler

Today’s great cities must be resilient—and open—to many things, including the influx of humanity, writes Gensler co-CEO...
Hackathons and RFCs: Why one developer killed the RFP

Image depicts design concepts from the hackathon winner, Pickard Chilton of New Haven, Conn. Photo courtesy Skanska

David Barista
In lieu of an RFP process, Skanska Commercial Development hosted a three-week "hackathon" to find an architect for its...
 Is the office lobby the workplace of the future?

The recent building repositioning of Capella Tower in the heart of downtown Minneapolis embraces new design trends and provides innovative spaces for collaboration and concentration. All images courtesy Perkins+Will

Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings
Perkins+Will's Tony Layne discusses three key trends driving the shift to workplaces that offer greater flexibility and...
Top 3 2030 Challenge trends

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Stantec Blog
The growth of IPD is among the key takeaways from the USGBC Region 7 Conference.
How to build 'smart' teams

Understanding the art and science of teams is vital to creating results for sustainability leaders. Image: Pixabay

Abundance: The Paladino Blog
In today's complex world, there are no simple answers—solutions to our most pressing problems aren't offered in 140...
Where the university students are (or will be)

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SmithGroupJJR's Perspectives blog
SmithGroupJJR's Alexa Bush discusses changing demographics and the search for out-of-state students at public...
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Parsons Brinckerhoff and former CEO partner to solve the “brain drain” challenge
Sasha Reed
For firms large and small, hiring is always a balancing act between keeping the business moving forward and being...
Creating an environment where students want to succeed

Four panelists discussed how the decline of motivation in many of the country's education systems affects students. Image: Perkins+Will

Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings
According to a 2014 Gallup poll, our school system not only kills children’s creativity, but also takes its toll on...
10 things about Ebola from the infectious disease colloquium

Image courtesy HDR/Dan Schwalm

HDR Insights
Research institutions know how to handle life-threatening, highly contagious diseases like Ebola in the lab, but how do...
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Graffiti-Resistant Coatings To Keep Projects Looking Their Best

There are now several options available to keep buildings looking their best, which often includes both a coating system and an associated chemical graffiti remover.

Jeff Alexander
There are now several options available to keep buildings looking their best, which often includes both a coating...
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