What museum about the Empire State Building would be complete without a reference to King Kong? Visitors can walk into an office setting from the 1930s that’s pierced by the famous ape’s fingers. Kong himself is seen peering menacingly through the office’s windows. All images: Evan Joseph, Empire State Building Observatory
A $165 million, 10,000-sf museum opened on the second floor of the Empire State Building in New Y...read more
The most important benefit of offsite construction, when done right, is reliability.
Rich wood tones in the Obeya Room Division System from OFS are unique, warming up an office space and making it feel more like home.
Interior architect Mary Bartlett selects her favorite products and systems from the 2019 NeoCon s...read more
Photo courtesy Perkins+Will
A curtain wall shadow box is a spandrel assembly consisting of vision glass at the building exter...read more
Unity Temple, Chicago. Photo: James Caulfield, courtesy Frank Lloyd Wright Trust
The UNESCO designation includes signature works designed by Wright during the first half of the 2...read more
Mary-Jean Eastman, FAIA, Vice Chair of Perkins Eastman and Managing Principal of its New York City studio, will share lessons and takeaways from her journey building a global design giant. Photo courtesy Perkins Eastman
Two of Perkins Eastman’s firm leaders—Mary-Jean Eastman, FAIA, Vice Chair and Managing Principal...read more
Rendering courtesy Foster + Partners
The project will sit on the banks of the Harlem River in Sherman Creek Park.
Modular carries a potential cost savings of up to 20%, but there is a risk of up to a 10% loss if delivery or material costs spike, the report says.
Modular construction can deliver projects 20% to 50% faster than traditional methods and drastica...read more
Lamar Johnson Collaborative and BatesForum were the designers on Fulton West in Chicago. Image: Courtesy of Clayco
Lamar Johnson Collaborative adds BatesForum.
Municipal facilities must strike a delicate balance between openness and security.
Pictured: Klein A45, Catskill Mountains, New York, by Bjarke Ingels Group. This prototype mountainside cabin is entirely customizable for homeowners to purchase, tailor, and have the tiny house built within 4-6 months in any location, for any purpose. Photo: Matthew Carbone
Bjarke Ingels Group's prototype mountainside cabin and Fieldwork's forest pedestrian bridges are...read more
Courtesy AI SpaceFactory
Colonizing Mars is an exciting possibility in the not-too-distant future, and architects will pla...read more
The bill would attract as much as $125 billion investment for buildings, infrastructure.
Government agencies gain by evaluating beyond price, according to a new Dodge survey of governmen...read more
It is the firm’s fourth office.
Raymond Pan, an award winning archtect and urban planner, is leading the design lab initiative at HMC Architects. Image: HMC Architects
The goal is for project team members to collaborate earlier to inspire innovation.
The Seattle restaurant Willmott's Ghost is inside Amazon Spheres, the three-domed complex that is equal parts workspace and botanical garden. Image: Aaron Leitz
The Seattle eatery nests inside the conservatories on Amazon’s massive campus.
More than 150 AEC professionals attended the Women in Design+Construction conference in Rancho Mirage, Calif., last November. Photo: BD+C See a photo slideshow from the 2018 WIDC event.
The 2019 Women in Design+Construction event will take place November 11-13, 2019, at the Fairmont...read more
As firms begin to adopt the practices and mindset of Silicon Valley tech and advanced manufacturi...read more
Chervon HQ in Naperville, Ill. Photo: © Dave Burk, courtesy HED
ID has a strong reputation for data center design with locations in Boston in Dallas.
During his 60-year career, Arata Isozaki has been credited with facilitating dialogue between East and West, reinterpreting global influences within architecture, and supporting the development of younger generations in the field. Photo: The Hyatt Foundation
The Japanese architect, city planner, and theorist is known for his deep commitment to the “art o...read more
Photo: Christian Phillips
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson designed the project.
Amazon has decided to withdraw its plans to build a second headquarters campus in New York City, stating that it did not think it could find common ground with the deal's political opponents. Image: Pixabay/Amazon
The tech giant walks away from a deal, succumbing to opposition over huge tax breaks.
This is the first in a series by Lance Hosey, FAIA, on how automation is disrupting design and co...read more
Architects can download a copy of the toolkit online.
Design firms know that just having a website and a blog aren’t enough, but social media complicat...read more
The Gold Medal honors an individual whose significant body of work has had a lasting influence on...read more
A 21-foot-long shipping container houses a mobile additive manufacturing “toolbox” that includes two Panasonic robots that can 3D print, weld, cut, and polish. The unit’s transportability to jobsites could make it ideal for producing bespoke spare parts in the field. Courtesy of Autodesk
Prototype mobile 3D printing shop aims to identify additive manufacturing applications for constr...read more
Photo: Warren Jagger Photography
The award recognizes a firm that has consistently produced distinguished architecture for at leas...read more