Los Angeles-based Plant Prefab targets single- and multifamily construction.
New research from the SMPS Foundation explores the known principles and most recent research surr...read more
S/L/A/M's merger with Frank Webb Architects could be a springboard for more aggressive national growth. Image: The S/L/A/M Collaborative
The healthcare sector is one of Frank Webb Architects’ strengths.
Shive-Hattery designed this pocket park in the alley between two buildings owned by Accesso Services on West Madison Street, Chicago. Photo: AJ Brown Imaging.
The latest developments at 90 of the nation's largest architecture and architecture/engineering (...read more
HITT Contracting’s Co|Lab facility, set to open next summer, will be dedicated to testing products and ideas that will have a direct impact on the building industry. Designed by William McDonough + Partners, the cross-laminated timber (CLT) structure will serve as an exhibit, telling the story of mass timber buildings, living walls, and HITT’s application of VDC methodology and tools on the project. Courtesy HITT Contracting.
From 5D estimating tools to interactive punch lists, the nation’s largest construction and constr...read more
Burns & McDonnell's world headquarters, located on a 34-acre campus in South Kansas City, will be expanded by 22% with the additon of a 142,000-sf, four-story office building and a 550-slot parking deck. The firm will need more space as it beefs up its workforce to take advantage of a stronger economy. Image: Burns & McDonnell
Favorable economic conditions spur plans to bump up hiring significantly over the next several ye...read more
Oracle Corporation headquarters, Redwood Shores, Calif. Photo: Pixabay
AEC firms continue to have angst about a tech-industry takeover of the market. One expert’s advic...read more
AIA is taking various steps to help lawmakers, school officials and other stakeholders to make the connection between design and security. Image: AIA
The Institute urges the formation of a federal clearinghouse for best practices, and wants securi...read more
N|V|5 Global hopes to raise more than $93 million from a public stock offering. Image: N|V|5 Global
The proceeds could fuel more acquisitions.
A volunteer team from AECOM will be working with the nonprofit Solar Village Project to install a solar-powered water purification system that will supply the entire village of Darhi Ram, India, with clean water. The Solar Village Project is dedicated to finding sustainable solutions that provide electricity to rural areas in India and Africa. Image: AECOM
A grant program backs 25 projects in 15 countries.
Contractors position in place one of 92 prefabricated exterior panels that were installed for a 12-story hotel in Boston in 13 working days. Image: Island Exterior Fabricators
Skender launches an advanced manufacturing division. Katerra ups its bet on modular. Prefabricati...read more
Contractor pays $250,000 in back wages in Dept. of Labor enforcement action.
In the first half of 2018, venture capital firms invested $1.05 billion in global construction te...read more
The software allows users to see validated results for hundreds of proven energy-efficiency options in real time.
The proprietary energy analysis tool is open for use by the public.
Chinese acquisitions and investments in the U.S. fell 92% in the first five months of this year, according to consulting and research firm Rhodium Group. Photo: Pixabay
The construction industry is already feeling the effects of the recent tariffs, not only with hig...read more
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The ambitious redevelopment proposal for a former Ford automotive plant creates tension.
Analysis of 15 major metros shows the average rent in central business districts was $43.48/sf fo...read more
Once a novelty, offsite construction is taking hold across the industry, as labor shortages persist, the Lean movement grows, and tech-based workflows become prevalent. Photo courtesy Katerra
We’ve identified five emerging trends that are likely to transform the construction market in the...read more
The Summit, a 426,000-sf hotel in Cincinnati, is the first to be designed from scratch by its owner-operator, Dolce Hotel and Resorts by Wyndham. Its nine-story atrium, surrounded by glass elevators, allowed the Building Team to redistribute the building’s weight loads and give the hotel more height. Photo: Mike Howard Photography
The Summit hotel and conference center is a converted parking garage that was once a factory....
SEG’s 12-person team works out of a historic commercial building that has achieved net zero energy using strategies that include waste heat recovery, natural ventilation, a photovoltaic roof system, and real-time energy-use monitoring. Image: HGA
Sustainable Engineering Group will bolster its new owner’s design and planning abilities.
He will lead the firm’s global planning, architecture, engineering, and interiors practice worldw...read more
In her talk at Accelerate Live! 2018, micro-buildings design expert Aeron Hodges, AIA, Senior Designer/Manager Stantec Architecture, explored the key drivers of the micro-buildings movement, and how the trend is spreading into a wide variety of building typologies. Photo: BD+C
BD+C’s second annual Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago)...read more
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The aptly named Vu at MacDonald Highlands, Henderson, Nev., provides a stunning view of the Las Vegas strip, 15 miles to the northwest. KTGY Architecture + Planning mounted 102 luxury townhomes on a hilly site in the exclusive MacDonald Highlands community for Christopher Homes. The Vu has already received two major honors this year, a BALA Award and a Nationals Award. Photo: © Studio J Inc.
KTGY Architecture + Planning keeps pushing the boundaries of multifamily housing design in the U....read more