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.
At Campari Group’s new North American headquarters in New York, four distinct bar-like experiences offer more than just a place for employees and guests to blow off steam. Photo courtesy Gensler
Amenities with the greatest impact on effectiveness and experience are those that directly suppor...read more
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.
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.
As building system technology increases in complexity and sustainability remains at the forefront...read more
Innovations in voice recognition, cognitive neuroscience, and biometrics are among the trending t...read more
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
Hand drawing reveals a dimension beyond those available in a CAD drawing or digital rendering....
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
Following exciting current work, new commissions, and upcoming opportunities, global architecture...read more
Upcycle, an 81,000-sf office building in Austin, Texas, reused 95% of what had been a recycling warehouse. Adaptation is one of six areas where Gensler's new report on the impact of design on the built environment focuses its recommendations. Image: Gensler
The firm showcases its own recent projects as demonstrations for what can work in six areas.
While offering efficiency and flexibility, modular construction requires extensive planning and c...read more
There are two shifts that we are seeing in parking lot planning and design – and these shifts are...read more
New research from the SMPS Foundation explores the known principles and most recent research surr...read more