The facility’s roof consists of 3,000 tons of structural steel that support a PTFE membrane. The PTFE fabric is suspended from 430-foot-long structural steel trusses that support an array of structural steel v-columns. Design architect Populous designed the roof form and then worked in tandem with Walter P Moore to create the roof’s structure and subdivide it into trusses. All images and renderings courtesy Populous
The project team employed Revit, Rhino, Grasshopper, Kangaroo, and a host of other software appli...read more
Apartment tenants crave lounge spaces (both indoor and outdoor) and other areas where they can socialize and relax. Photo: Pixabay
Tenants and condo owners crave extra space for their stuff. Most developers are happy to oblige....
Structure Tone's new WELL-certified New York City headquarters, 330 West 34th Street in Manhattan. Photo courtesy Structure Tone
The costs ranged from 50 cents to $4 per sf, according to a ULI report.
The new East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville. A glass-enclosed “light court” with steel replicas of fauna and butterflies provides a colorful distraction for patients and families visiting the hospital. Photo: Denise Retallack
A recently published report by Shepley Bulfinch presents pediatric healthcare environments as “in...read more
AESS steel columns at Lee Hall III, Clemson University, designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners with McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Photo: Courtesy SOM / Scott Frances Photography
Advances in R&D are fostering new forms of structural and aesthetic steel.
“The July figures show the continuation of healthy trends in the construction sector of our econo...read more
AIA’s latest compensation report finds average compensation for staff positions up 2.8% from earl...read more
Courtesy of DLR Group
The firm will be merging operations immediately with full integration and the name change to DLR...read more
Renderings courtesy Related Companies
The 33-story tower will be positioned on the High Line with views of the Hudson River and downtow...read more
Bike storage facilities and “bicycle kitchens” are among the most popular mobility amenities in m...read more
Rick Nelson, Senior Associate at MBH Architects, Alameda, Calif., demonstrates the proper installation of materials to MBH professionals as part of the firm‘s “Hands On University” field training program. Courtesy MBH Architects.
The following is a list of advancements architecture and A/E firms underwent in 2016, as reported...read more
84.51° Centre mixed-use development in Cincinnati. Photo courtesy Gensler
Gensler, Perkins+Will, and HKS top Building Design+Construction’s ranking of the nation’...read more
Michelle Obama Branch Library, Long Beach, Calif. Photo courtesy LPA
Stantec, HOK, and CallisonRTKL are among the nation’s largest architecture/engineering firms, acc...read more
Practice, practice, practice, and understanding both sides of the deliberation are critical to su...read more
Despite some softness at the high end of the apartment market, demand for apartments will continu...read more
Spaces for games and game simulators top the list of recreation-related amenities in multifamily developments. Photo: Pixabay
The number of developments providing space for physical therapy was somewhat surprising, accordin...read more
As building codes change, existing railings may need to be updated or replaced. Courtesy Hoffmann Architects
Lacking familiarity with current requirements, some owners or managers complete a roof or balcony...read more
The 2016 Progress Report is now available.
A slight majority of states (26, plus the District of Columbia) saw rental increases over the first six months of 2017, with the largest average percent changes coming in South Carolina (7.3%), Maine (7.3%), Vermont (7.2%), and Rhode Island (7.0%). Source: Abodo
The most notable rental increases are in growing markets in the South and Southwest: New Orleans,...read more
Engineering firms such as Arup, Glumac, and Thornton Tomasetti are leveraging their in-house expe...read more
The Maxwell in Arlington, Va. Photo: Sam Kittner
Zen meditation gardens, bocce courts, saltwater pools, and free drinks highlight the niceties at...read more
Sean Parham, VP of Product Marketing and Management with Aditazz Photo: Adam Grubb
BD+C’s inaugural AEC innovation conference, Accelerate Live! (May 11, Chicago), featured...read more
Stantec is acquiring RNL Design, whose specialties include public transit and urban design. Image: Stantec
The engineering giant also names successor to CEO who will retire at the end of this year.
Photo: changeorder via flickr
Logical and well-planned steps to effective negotiation.
For the first time since NCARB began collecting demographics data, gender equity improved along e...read more
Courtesy of LEGO.
744 LEGO bricks are used to recreate the famous Wright design, including the 1992 addition.