As the population ages, designers of commercial and multifamily applications are incorporating new solutions to meet those demands. Ergonomics can be an integral part of design, manufacturing, and use. Nowhere is this more critical than in bathroom design.read more
Rendering courtesy Ford
The company said that it will rebuild 7.5 million sf of work space over a 10-year period, which w...read more
Is the U.S. in an innovative funk, or is this just the calm before the storm?
Cloverdale749. Photo: Lawrence Anderson/LOHA
A San Francisco low-income mixed-use complex, a Los Angeles homeless veterans housing facility, a...read more
Federal Center South Building 1202 in Seattle. The building, designed by ZGF Architects LLP, was a COTE Top Ten Green Project in 2013. Photo: Benjamin Benschneider
"Lessons from the Leading Edge" is a study of the 200 Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten...read more
UIC campus. Photo: Teresa Grau Ros/Creative Commons
The Chicago architect graduated from the school and created a scholarship for aspiring architects...
Photo Courtesy of Forgemind ArchiMedia, flickr Creative Commons. Photo Credit: Simone Cecchetti
Often credited as being a pioneer for women architects for her work in a male-dominated field, Ha...read more
Photo: Mediterranean Center of Medical Sciences, Flickr Creative Commons
Firms represented by the projects and initiatives receiving grants include HKS, DO|SU Studio Arch...read more
Photo Credit: Teemu08, Wikimedia Commons
The Usonian Inn proudly displays many Wright-inspired characteristics, the most prominent of whic...read more
Image Courtesy of Sean Gallagher, Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Morpholio’s new ScalePen feature dynamically sets line weight depending on the scale or zoom leve...read more
Courtesy Steven Holl Architects
The new Rubenstein Commons will be a 20,000-sf structure at the center of the campus for the Inst...read more
Renderings courtesy Waugh Thistleton. Click here to enlarge.
The nine-story Development House has vertical open spaces for light and air flow.
A sculpture by the Italian artist Giovanni Balderi stands in front of a travertine curtainwall in the lobby of 601 Massachusetts Avenue, a mixed-use building in Washington, D.C., designed by Duda|Paine Architects, which encourages clients to consider the inclusion of art in their new buildings. Image: Courtesy Duda|Paine
Turan Duda says clients are receptive, but the art must still be integral to the building’s overa...read more
The fire station in Allen, Texas, which opened in 2012, is a prime example of Pro Forma's expertise in designing municipal buildings. Image: Courtesy of PGAL
The merger adds a firm that has specialized in municipal projects.
Mobility Pavilion, designed by Foster+Partners. All renderings courtesy Expo 2020 and BIG, Foster+Partners, and Grimshaw
BIG designed the Opportunity Pavilion, Foster+Partners submitted the winning Mobility Pavilion, a...read more
Photo via Washington Redskins
The location isn't yet determined, but the new stadium will have a moat for kayaking.
Photo: Arndt Schlaudraff, via Dezeen
Arndt Schlaudraff brings the beauty out of the rugged, linear style of buildings most popular a h...read more
Image courtesy Open Architecture Collaborative
With a new name, logo, and mission, the Open Architecture Collaborative is seeking a fresh start....
AIA's latest diversity report paints a picture of an industry that still isn't proactively recruiting, developing, or promoting enough women or people of color. Image: Pixabay
Dissatisfaction with “work-life balance” and compensation are cited as reasons why companies’ div...read more
Designed by Three Square Design Group, Legacy at Crystal Falls is a 48,400 sf assisted living facility in Leander, Texas. Images courtesy Method Architecture. (Click here for larger photo).
In mid-2016, Architects-Plus and Three Square Design Group will join to make a studio that will d...read more
Rendering courtesy Luxigon
The only connection between the complex and the mainland will be a narrow pedestrian bridge.
RMW's Stephanie Silkwood counts the Juniper Networks Headquarters Campus in Sunnyvale, Calif., as one of her projects. Silkwood is one of 12 winners of the 2016 AIA Young Architects Award. Rendering: RMW
Winners include Amy Kalar and Karen Lu, both with HGA, BNIM's Carey Nagle, and MSR Design's Bob G...read more
Westin hotel and transit center at Denver International Airport, Denver. Photo courtesy Gensler
Technology is running wild in Gensler’s 2016 forecast, as things like virtual reality, "smart" bu...read more
Multifamily residential sector improving after sluggish 2015.
One of VOA Associates' strengths is the cultural and entertainment sector, and its recent work includes the renovation and expansion of the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona, Fla., pictured above. Merging its operations with Stantec brings together companies with “a commitment to design,” says VOA's Chairman Mike Toolis. Image: VOA Associates
This deal reflects an industry where consolidation is a strategic necessity for more firms.
Construction of Urban Union in Seattle in 2015. Photo: SounderBruce/Creative Commons
The American Institute of Architects’ semi-annual Consensus Construction Forecast indicates a gro...read more
Nicole Dosso, a director in the technical group in SOM’s New York office and a 2016 AIA Fellow, worked on the One World Trade project. Photo: Joe Mabel/Wikimedia Commons.
AIA Fellowship recognizes significant contributions to profession of architecture and society....read more
Admits to using inside information to gain VA contracts in Cleveland
Developed by NBBJ’s London office using design computation techniques, the No-Shadow Tower is a dual-tower scheme that utilizes the façade from one tower to effectively “erase” the shadows created by the second tower by redirecting sunlight. All renderings courtesy NBBJ
Using advanced design computation, a design team demonstrates how to ‘erase’ a building’s shadows...
Photo Credit: Mike Tuell, Tom E. Lutz, AKBD
Charging stations, built-in coffeemakers, and pet stations—these are among the top kitchen design...read more
Rendering courtesy of World War One Centennial Commission
Joe Weishaar and sculptor Sabin Howard were selected from among five finalists and over 350 entri...read more