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The location of six of the Frank Gehry buildings included in Voyager's Frank Gehry Architecture tour. Courtesy Google Earth.

April 19, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Google Earth’s new ‘Voyager’ feature allows people to take interactive guided tours.

April 18, 2017 | AIA + BD+C Staff

2017 marks the 17th year the AIA has rewarded projects and architects with the Housing Awards....

The plant wall is by CASE and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Courtesy SOM/©Albert Vecerka|Esto. 

April 17, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Façades that would make Dr. Seuss smile, living walls, and exterior wall space that doubles as ga...

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The 14,000-sf Shift center, Chicago, focuses on enhancing clients’ physical performance by encouraging better health and nutrition habits. Courtesy Shift

April 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new medical facility in Chicago focuses on sustaining its customers’ human performance.

Streamsong Resort is a luxury golf, spa, and nature-based retreat located in rural Polk County, Fla. The resort’s six-story, 305,000-sf lodge includes 228 guest rooms, a conference center, a spa, a lakeside infinity pool, restaurants, a rooftop bar, and outdoor amenities. The Mosaic Company, a Fortune 500 producer of phosphate-based crop nutrients, developed the resort to showcase the potential of previously mined land. Photo: Al Hurley, Courtesy PCL

April 12, 2017 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

Today’s hospitality environments emphasize unique, localized experiences to attract and engage gu...

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The research involved investigating the feasibility of adapting the design of a sustainable mixed-use high-rise building in the 2016 New York City market to Passivhaus requirements. Rendering: FXFOWLE

April 11, 2017 | BD+C Staff

A new study conducted by FXFOWLE shows that Building Teams can meet stringent Passivhaus performa...

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The Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles. A. Zahner fabricated the 308 stainless steel ribbons using its patented ZEPPS process. Photo: ©A. Zahner Co. 

April 11, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Three firms that specialize in façades that curve, twist, and turn see themselves as artisans of...

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@Studio Brooke

April 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Shop East innovation lab presents 13,500 sf of workspace across two floors with an emphasis o...

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April 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The movie takes a slightly darker tone than previous projects chronicling the starchitect’s rise...

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Photo: Chris Cunningham Photography

April 07, 2017 | AIA and BD+C Staff

Columbus Metropolitan Library, National Library of Latvia, and Varina Area Library were all honor...

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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

April 05, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

PlanIt Impact's sustainability scoring is based on myriad government and research data.

A rendering of Miami Worldcenter, a redevelopment in downtown Miami that architect Howard Elkus took a personal interest in. Image: Elkus Manfredi Architects.

April 04, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Cofounder of Elkus Manfredi Architects, his career spanned five decades, and included a spectrum...

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Rendering courtesy of Graphite Design Group

April 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building will provide 405,000 sf of office space in downtown Seattle.

Lamar Station Classroom for Urban Farming, Lakewood, Colo. Photo: Jesse Kuroiwa

 

April 03, 2017 | AISC + BD+C Staff

The annual awards program, sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction, honors the...

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March 31, 2017 | Scott Nolin,  Senior Director of Project Management, CBRE

Understanding the costs specifically related to activation is one of the keys to successfully occ...

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Rendering courtesy of BIG

March 29, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new habitat will sit between two existing buildings, including the Elephant House designed by...

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A new study by PwC details how the industrial sector could get more involved as an influencer, and possibly as investors, in the massive infrastructure spending program that federal lawmakers and The White House now seem committed to moving forward. Image: Pixabay

March 16, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The accounting and consulting firm PwC offers the industrial sector a five-step approach to getti...

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March 15, 2017 | Skender Construction

Ulbricht will be working with Skender’s executive leadership team to augment partnerships and exp...

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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 

March 09, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

HKS and HBA even see a demand for hotels catering to “agritourism.” 

Courtesy of Blank on Blank

March 09, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Given more time, Wright wanted to rebuild the country and change the nation.

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March 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Paris, Frankfurt, and Macau are all on the list, but none of them are more expensive than the cit...

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The Rose Pauson House. Rendering courtesy of David Romero, Hooked on The Past

March 06, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Architect David Romero recreated the Larkin Administration Building and the Rose Pauson House wit...

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March 03, 2017 | Hoffmann Architects,

Maureen Dobbins, Lawrence Keenan, and Arthur Sanders to lead chapters of BOMA, AIA, and ICRI.

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March 02, 2017 | Perkins Eastman + Three H

This paper is the first in a planned three-part series of studies on the evolution of diverse off...

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March 01, 2017 | The Pritzker Architecture Prize

2017 marks the first time that three architects together are honored with the prize.

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February 27, 2017 | AIA

The AIA Associates Award is given to individual Associate AIA members to recognize outstanding le...

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February 24, 2017 | AIA

Young Architects are defined as professionals who have been licensed 10 years or fewer regardless...

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Sub-metering refers to monitoring systems added on specific equipment, systems, processes, or floors to determine where energy is being used. Tracking energy consumption through sub-metering is currently at a 40—60% ratio of clients who do and do not install sub-metering.

February 24, 2017 | Davide Vettraino and Michael Morrissey, NV5

For owners of existing buildings, retrocommissioning creates a baseline to compare future buildin...

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