PlanIt Impact's cloud-based platform is helping CB Properties and Milhaus Development plan a $24.3 million mixed-use building on 27th and Troost Streets in Kansas City, which will include 182 market-rate apartments and 12,000 sf of commercial space. The developers are using this platform to better understand operational costs so tenant occupancy would be more affordable. Image; Planit Impact
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Lamar Station Classroom for Urban Farming, Lakewood, Colo. Photo: Jesse Kuroiwa
The annual awards program, sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction, honors the...read more
The 18-story, 350-room Hotel Indigo in downtown Los Angeles, which opens in June, will feature a grand lobby space with a playful design aesthetic that harkens back to the city's storied past, with references to a budding movie industry and the 1920s. Hirsch Bedner Associates designed the hotel. Image: Hotel Indigo
HKS and HBA even see a demand for hotels catering to “agritourism.”
Denver International Airport (DEN) Hotel and Transit Center. Photo courtesy of Gensler.
Gensler examines how design will shape the human experience in the next year and beyond.
Abstract: The Art of Design will delve into the artistic processes of various influentia...read more
Designer: Leslie Lamarre, CKD, CID, TRG Architecture + Interior Design. Photo: Bernard Andre
Among the NKBA’s top 2017 bathroom trends are ceramic tile flooring, an increase in white fixture...read more
Designer: Nar Bustamante, Nar Fine Carpentry. Photo: Fred Donham.
Among the NKBA’s top 2017 kitchen trends are two-toned colored kitchens, an increase in technolog...read more
If your firm is not converting at least a third of project proposals when competing for new work,...read more
The High Line Park Passage and Spur
2016 marked the 34th year the Public Design Commission has handed out its Excellence in Design Aw...read more
Fitwel building certification was developed to foster positive impacts on building occupant healt...read more
The AAP recognizes the most outstanding architecture worldwide across three disciplines: architec...read more
Image courtesy of cuningham group architecture Inc.
The program honors projects that highlight collaboration between design and construction teams to...read more
Photo: Chuck Choi
The pavilion uses sound to represent the movement of the International Space Station and 19 earth...read more
Courtesy of Perkins+Will
Planning for places that foster effective innovation is still an emerging process, but the consta...read more
Six Texas-based projects lauded for design excellence.
The survey’s findings, combined with input from the EDRA conference, informed the content produce...read more
Photo courtesy of Sasaki Associates
“Fail” is no longer a dirty four-letter word: for maker culture, it has become a crucial stop alo...read more
Photo courtesy of Studio Vieta
Architect Ignas Lukaskas worked in conjunction with Vieta and the Vilnius Street Art festival to...read more
NASA Public Domain
3D printed domes and inflatable living spaces are just some of the ideas for how to create habita...read more
Gensler, Leo A Daly, Brasfield & Gorrie, Layton Construction, and AECOM top Building Design+C...read more
Sagrada Familia, Designed by Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona, Spain. Photo: SBA73, Wikimedia Creative Commons.
A new travel program offers design enthusiast travelers 10 global destinations.
Adam Reed Tucker’s creations are currently on display at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Google is one of the major companies to implement a formal unconscious bias training program. Photo: Shawn Collins, flickr Creative Commons
Companies are tapping into the latest research in psychology and sociology to advance their diver...read more
The museum includes models from Japanese architects including Shingeru Ban, Kengo Kuma, and Riken...read more
The lobby of Jackson National Life Insurance’s headquarters in Lansing, Mich., features a prominent stairwell that encourages occupants to take extra steps instead of using the elevator. Active design tactics like grand staircases are central to any wellness program. The renovation and 230,000-sf expansion of this building included a fitness center flooded with daylight, a green roof, and designated wetlands and extensive woodlands surrounding the site. Photo courtesy of Gresham Smith & Partners.
Can design innovation improve the health and well-being of occupants? Do health and happiness enh...read more
Photo Courtesy of ESI Design
The crown jewel of a three-year makeover project, the LED columns bring the building’s lobby to l...read more
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Perkins+Will, Skanska USA, Webcor Builders, Jacobs, and STV top B...read more
Stantec, BRPH, Fluor Corp., Walbridge, Jacobs, and AECOM top Building Design+Construction’s annua...read more
PIxabay Public Domain
Gensler, HKS, Turner Construction Co., The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., Jacobs, and JBA Consul...read more
Gensler, Perkins+Will, PCL Construction Enterprises, Turner Construction Co., AECOM, and WSP | Pa...read more