Architects

Every building starts with a concept and a design. Architects are involved at every stage of the process, even after a design has been finalized, helping other building team members through the snares and missteps in the construction process.
A man standing in front of the New York City skyline

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April 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Can studying humans at a behavioral level produce better buildings? Cognitive architecture expert...

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Inside 200 Clarendon Street tower in Boston

Inside Boston Properties’ 200 Clarendon Street tower in Boston, a 70-foot-long sculpture translates words from people’s text to corresponding colors that light up its pendants for 10 minutes. Sosolimited.

April 04, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Balkrishna Doshi named 2018 Pritzker Laureate

“I owe this prestigious prize to my guru, Le Corbusier. His teachings led me to question identity and compelled me to discover new regionally adopted contemporary expression for a sustainable holistic habitat,” said Balkrishna Doshi, the 45th Pritzker Prize Laureate, and the first to hail from India. Photo courtesy VSF

March 07, 2018 | The Hyatt Foundation

Over the course of 70 years, Doshi was instrumental in shaping the discourse of architecture thro...

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The Los Alamos main gate

Anyone approaching Los Alamos during the war had to pass through at least two checkpoints. Courtesy of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Archives

March 07, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The exhibit will run through March 3, 2019.

February 27, 2018 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects has released its first-ever Small Firm Compensation Report....

The new museum plaza

Rendering courtesy Cooper Robertson.

February 26, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The goal of the project is to create closer and more robust connections between the Gateway Arch...

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The American Institute of Architects Creative Commons

February 23, 2018 | AIA

AIA Fellowship recognizes significant contributions to profession of architecture and society....

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February 15, 2018 | AIASF

AIA San Francisco (AIASF) and the Equity by Design Committee, launched the ...

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Office market vacancy rate at 10-year low

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February 13, 2018 | Transwestern

Cautious development and healthy absorption across major markets contributed to the decline in va...

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February 12, 2018 | AIA

The recipients will be honored at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 in New York City.  

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Courtesy Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

February 09, 2018 | AIA

The Young Architects Award recipients will be honored at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018...

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February 07, 2018 | M-Rad Architecture + Design

Matthew Rosenberg has identified 8 major inefficiencies in the architecture and design industry,...

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February 05, 2018 | Little

International architecture and design firm Little has appointed Carolyn Rickard-Brideau as its ne...

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February 01, 2018 | Terry Doumkos, CBRE FUSION Program

Efficient supply chains enable companies to be more competitive in the marketplace.

AIA’s Kermit Baker: Five signs of an impending upturn in construction spending

The estimate of total losses in 2017 from major natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey are at $306 billion, which shattered the previous record of $215 billion. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. 

January 30, 2018 | Kermit Baker, Hon. AIA, Chief Economist, AIA

Tax reform implications and rebuilding from natural disasters are among the reasons AIA’s Chief E...

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AIA Consensus Forecast: 4.0% growth for nonresidential construction spending in 2018

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January 30, 2018 | AIA

The commercial office and retail sectors will lead the way in 2018, with a strong bounce back for...

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thyssenkrupp tests self-driving robot for ‘last mile’ delivery of elevator parts

Measuring 33 inches wide, the delivery robots can travel on sidewalks and can carry payloads weighing up to 77 lbs. Photo courtesy thyssenkrupp

January 29, 2018 | BD+C Staff

“With driverless delivery robots, we could fill a gap and get spare parts from our warehouses to...

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Photo: Architect of the Capitol

January 26, 2018 | AIA

The award honors significant contributions to public architecture.

January 26, 2018 | AIA

The recipients will be honored at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 in New York City.

Apartment rent rates jump 2.5% in 2017, led by small and mid-sized markets

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January 24, 2018 | BD+C Staff

The average price for one-bedroom units increased the most.

January 24, 2018 | Perkins+Will

Partnership expands Schmidt Hammer Lassen’s capacity for international growth; complements Perkin...

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U.S. hotel markets with the largest construction pipelines

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January 24, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Dallas, Houston, and New York lead the way, with more than 460 hotel projects in the works.

Strong finish for architecture billings in 2017

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January 24, 2018 | AIA

The Architecture Billings Index concluded the year in positive terrain, with the December reading...

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Call for research partners: The neuroscience behind decision making in AEC

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January 21, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director
January 19, 2018 | CTBUH

The Lotte World Tower, in Seoul, and 150 N. Riverside, in Chicago, are among the finalists. 

NELSON is strengthening its position in the retail and hospitality sectors by merging with FRCH Design Worldwide. Pictured is one of FRCH's recent projects, the renovation of the historic Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel. Image: FRCH a NELSON company

January 10, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Their chief executives will manage the company jointly, by region.

Robert Frasca, FAIA, Founding Design Partner, ZGF

Robert Frasca, FAIA, Founding Design Partner, ZGF

January 08, 2018 | ZGF

Frasca was a driving force in transforming the architectural firm from its early beginnings as a...

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Catherine Selby, AIA, LEED AP

Catherine Selby, AIA, LEED AP

January 08, 2018 | Dattner Architects

Selby joins Principals Paul Bauer AIA; Richard Dattner FAIA; Jeff Dugan AIA; Beth Greenberg AIA;...

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The 232-foot-tall Terrace House luxury condo development will be the tallest hybrid wood structure in North America.

The project received official approval to use exposed mass timber in the top seven stories of the 19-story building. Renderings: PortLiving

January 04, 2018 | PortLiving

The 232-foot-tall Terrace House luxury condo development will be the tallest hybrid wood structur...

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Staging should be used to support the client’s goals. This rendering for a spec office client was designed to target young, trendy tenants.

Staging should be used to support the client’s goals. This rendering for a spec office client was designed to target young, trendy tenants. Rendering: TILTPIXEL

       

January 02, 2018 | RAMY HANNA, 3D ARTIST, TILTPIXEL

3D artist Ramy Hanna offers guidelines and tricks-of-the-trade to ensure that project artwork is...

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