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Most competitive rental markets of early 2024

The U.S. rental market in early 2024 is moderately competitive, with apartments taking an average of 41 days to find tenants, according to the latest RentCafe Market Competitivity Report.


Performing Arts Centers

Frank Gehry-designed expansion of the Colburn School performing arts center set to break ground

In April, the Colburn School, an institute for music and dance education and performance, will break ground on a 100,000-sf expansion designed by architect Frank Gehry. Located in downtown Los Angeles, the performing arts center will join the neighboring Walt Disney Concert Hall and The Grand by Gehry, forming the largest concentration of Gehry-designed buildings in the world.



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BUILDING SECTOR REPORTS 

When it comes down to it, all buildings have things in common: the need for great design, engineering, construction, and management, when the structure is completed. Harmonizing those elements is a skill that translates to any building project you might have on your hands.

Retail Centers | Jul 27, 2015

Fish-shaped shopping mall designed for odd plot of land in China

The mall, in Qinshui, a city in China’s Shanxi province, will fit within the 250x30-meter dimensions surrounded by parallel roads and two converging rivers. 

Healthcare Facilities | Jul 22, 2015

Best of healthcare design: 8 projects win AIA National Healthcare Design Awards

Montalba Architects' prototype mobile dental unit and Westlake Reed Leskosky's modern addition to the Cleveland Clinic Brunswick Family Health Center highlight the winning projects.

Multifamily Housing | Jul 20, 2015

At an 18-year high, multifamily construction continues to drive housing sector

Predictions that multifamily housing construction would taper off in 2015 may have underestimated the ongoing demand for this kind of housing, the vast majority of which is being marketed as rentals.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | Jul 17, 2015

Japan scraps Zaha Hadid's Tokyo Olympic Stadium project

The rising price tag was one of the downfalls of the 70-meter-tall, 290,000-sm stadium. In 2014, the cost of the project was 163 billion yen, but that rose to 252 billion yen this year.

Education Facilities | Jul 14, 2015

Chile selects architects for Subantarctic research center

Promoting ecological tourism is one of this facility’s goals

High-rise Construction | Jun 23, 2015

The world's best new skyscrapers for 2015

One World Trade Center and Abu Dhabi's Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid Tower are among the four towers named Best Tall Buildings by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.

Events Facilities | Skanska | Jun 19, 2015

4 ways convention centers are revamping for the 21st century

Today's convention centers require more flexible spaces, the ability to blend virtual and in-person events, and meaningful sustainability, writes Skanska's Tom Tingle.

Office Buildings | Jun 11, 2015

Pop-up tree-office opens in London borough of Hackney

London's Hackney borough welcomed a new kind of workspace to Hoxton Square—the TreexOffice.

Office Buildings | CannonDesign | Jun 1, 2015

Can you make a new building as cool as a warehouse?

Just as we looked at that boarded up warehouse and thought it could be something other, office towers can be reborn, writes CannonDesign's Robert Benson.

Museums | Gensler | May 13, 2015

The museum of tomorrow: 8 things to know about cultural institutions in today’s society

Entertainment-based experiences, personal journeys, and community engagement are among the key themes that cultural institutions must embrace to stay relevant, write Gensler's Diana Lee and Richard Jacob.

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