More firms are adding scanning and photography to their services.
King Khalid Medical City, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. AECOM is providing a range of services for this $1.2 billion development, including master planning, architecture, interior design, MEP/civil and structural engineering, cost consultancy, and medical equipment planning. Rendering courtesy AECOM
WSP, AECOM, and KJWW top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest healthcare sector engine...read more
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
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame test a hybrid concrete shear wall for seismic performance. The study was funded by the Charles Pankow Foundation and the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. Photo: Charles Pankow Foundation
Charlie Pankow’s mandate was simple: Use research to create even better buildings.
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From a practicality standpoint, co-living makes complete sense for young, single, and highly mobi...read more
The $84 million, 150,000-sf Boston Landing commuter rail station, Boston. STV provided a range of architectural and engineering design services for the new facility. Rendering courtesy Neoscape
AECOM, WSP, and Thornton Tomasetti are among the nation’s largest engineering/architecture firms,...read more
The Faena Arts Center, Miami. Photo: Bruce Damonte, courtesy DeSimone Consulting Engineers
Fluor, Arup, and Jensen Hughes top Building Design+Construction’s ranking of the largest...read more
AdPro Sports Training Center, Buffalo N.Y. Photo: Kimberly Smith Photography, courtesy LPCiminelli
Jacobs, Kraus-Anderson, and Hill International are among the nation’s largest construction manage...read more
Photo courtesy Barton Malow
Turner, Whiting-Turner, and AECOM top Building Design+Construction’s ranking of the nati...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
Miron Construction's “dream coach,” Eric Marcoe, tries to present a “mirror” to employees so they can see themselves clearer to achieve their ambitions. Image: Miron Construction
Miron Construction’s “Dream Project” helps remove obstacles to self actualization.
Practice, practice, practice, and understanding both sides of the deliberation are critical to su...read more
4G Wetlands, the Central Pasco County (Fla.) Beneficial Water Reuse Project, for which CH2M provided design, permitting and services during construction, recently won the Florida Water Environment Association’s 2016 David W. York Water Reuse Project award. Image: CH2M
Combined company could challenge AECOM as the world’s top engineering firm.
Rendering courtesy of SHoP
The planned 82-story tower has stalled after completing just 20 stories.
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
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The 2016 Progress Report is now available.
Courtesy of MIT/MARINA Team
The project team consisted of MIT graduate students across five departments.