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SOM reveals its design for Singapore’s tallest skyscraper

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) has revealed its design for 8 Shenton Way—a mixed-use tower that will stand 63 stories and 305 meters (1,000 feet) high, becoming Singapore’s tallest skyscraper. The design team also plans to make the building one of Asia’s most sustainable skyscrapers. The tower incorporates post-pandemic design features.

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Retail Centers

With the advent of the internet and online shopping, retail centers need to be more compelling than ever to draw people away from their computers and into physical stores. Design can capture the interest of potential shoppers, and pay off in a big way for business owners.

Retail Centers | Stantec | Aug 19, 2020

How has shopping changed over the past 100 years? A look at the evolution of retail

From malls and big-box stores to online delivery and mall redevelopment: Here’s how the retail landscape has evolved—and where it’s likely headed.

Retail Centers | Aug 12, 2020

Apple Central World welcomes first visitors in Bangkok

Foster + Partners designed the building.

Retail Centers | Jul 30, 2020

The future is a numbers game for retail and restaurants

Brick-and-mortar retailers, already gasping for air under pressure from ecommerce, were dealt a critical blow by the spread of the coronavirus that forced most stores and restaurants to close, or at best operate as carryout- or delivery-only providers.

Retail Centers | Jun 17, 2020

New cannabis dispensary under construction in Northbrook, Ill.

The project will be a national flagship location for Greenhouse.

Modular Building | May 22, 2020

‘Cargotecture’ is coming to North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park

Boxyard RTP, made from 38 shipping containers, will serve as a community gathering and social space.

Coronavirus | Apr 13, 2020

COVID-19 alert: City conducts a 'virtual building inspection' to allow Starbucks and bank to open

Bothell, Wash., issues a certificate of occupancy to developer after inspecting the property online. 

Retail Centers | Feb 28, 2020

Eat with the Peanuts Gang in this new experiential cafe concept

The McBride Company partnered with Peanuts Worldwide LLC to design the concept.


Retail Centers | Jan 30, 2020

An all-glass roof hovers above a refurbished shopping mall in Montreal

This $200 million project provided the installer, Seele, with some valuable lessons learned working with large panels in colder weather.

Retail Centers | Jan 21, 2020

New Vienna IKEA will include green façades and no parking

The building will include 160 newly planted trees.

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