SB Architects designed the 154-key Conrad Playa Mita, in Punta de Mita, Mexico, to fit snugly into the surrounding landscape. SB Architects.
Creating an experience, with the accent on local color, is flavoring hotel design.
If your school district is building a new school, build housing in the air space above it and put...read more
Reebok's headquarters in Boston's Seaport District has an employee fitness center with its own boxing ring. Photo: Matthew Delphenich.
Companies create community-rich work environments where employees can thrive.
Maggie’s Centre Barts, London, designed by Steven Holl Architects. Photo: Iwan Baan
The Steven Holl-designed Maggie’s Centre Barts cancer treatment facility in London highlights the...read more
The San Bernardino (Calif.) Valley Community College Kinesiology and Athletics Center, designed by HMC Architects. The three-story, 108,509-sf, $69 million facility has two NCAA competition gymasiums. Photo: David Fennema, HMC Architects.
Though the U.S. economy is strong with investment gains buoying endowments, colleges and universi...read more
The $171 million, 475,000-sf John S. Oishei Children's Hospital of Women's and Children's Hospital of Buffalo. The project team: Shepley Bulfinch (architect), Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SE), DiDonato (CE), CannonDesign (MEP), CT & Associates (logistics/planning), HB & Associates (medical equipment planner), and Turner Construction (GC). Photo: Laura Peters/CannonDesign
Hospitals set their sights on improving patient convenience and operational efficiency.
Wilson School, designed by Leo A Daly and BIG, is under construction in Arlington, Va. The cantilevered “fanning bars” will open up rooftop spaces adjacent to each classroom, providing students a wide range of indoor and outdoor learning environments. Rendering: BIG
Modern designs emphasize social and collaboration spaces outside the classroom.
Saint Gobain's North American headquarters in Malvern, Pa., was designed to provide higher levels of acoustical comfort for its employees. Image: Saint Gobain
The building products giant gauges its employees’ perceptions of old and new headquarters environ...read more
Communal work/spa at 30 East, Chicago, designed by SCB for Gilbane Development. The 16-story, 148,000-sf co-living TOD, an NAHB BALA winner, offers 134 moderately priced units with a "loft-like aesthetic," totaling 255 beds. Photo © Darris Lee Harris
Changing generational preferences are prompting multifamily developers to re-strategize.
Rents grew by 2.1% in the second quarter of 2018, the highest for any quarter since 2015, according to Yardi Matrix. Photo: Pixabay
The average rent grew by $12 in June, to an all-time high of $1,405, according to a survey of 127...read more
Ten of the 71 apartments in Gateway North Residences are reserved for renters whose household incomes fall between 61% and 120% of the area's median. Image: MassHousing
The transit-oriented Gateway North Residences is centrally located in Lynn, Mass.
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The ambitious redevelopment proposal for a former Ford automotive plant creates tension.
Renters in many U.S. cities have come to expect green features in apartments that they rent, with...read more
Eight landscape architects are involved in the $3 billion Water Street Tampa project in Florida. Image: Strategic Property Partners
This $3 billion waterfront neighborhood will also include three hotels.
Analysis of 15 major metros shows the average rent in central business districts was $43.48/sf fo...read more
The building components facility will be located near rail, shipping ports, and freeways.
An aerial view, taken this week, of the three buildings under construction that will comprise the Pacific Vista Commercial Center in Carlsbad, Calif. This Center is scheduled to start operating this fall. Image: Ryan Companies
A Ryan Companies project in southern California is being built to meet its city’s rigorous green...read more
At the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Child, Teen & Family Center and Department of Psychiatry Building, patient waiting rooms are located adjacent to the central atrium in a highly visible corridor. Rendering: ZGF
Circadian lighting, calming materials, and transparency are helping to normalize the patient expe...read more
The concept, called Condominium Haus (or “CoHaus”), involves building six large-scale, for-sale, single-family flat residences across three buildings. Photos: Ward Capital Management
With its new CoHaus development, Ward Capital Management is betting on baby boomers downsizing an...read more
CO Architects designed the facility.
The facility’s master plan creates a ‘hospital in a park.’
The Summit, a 426,000-sf hotel in Cincinnati, is the first to be designed from scratch by its owner-operator, Dolce Hotel and Resorts by Wyndham. Its nine-story atrium, surrounded by glass elevators, allowed the Building Team to redistribute the building’s weight loads and give the hotel more height. Photo: Mike Howard Photography
The Summit hotel and conference center is a converted parking garage that was once a factory....
Photo: Warren Jagger Photography
KieranTimberlake designed the facility and Shawmut Design and Construction was the general contra...read more
Rendering courtesy KFA.
The development includes a mix of low- and very-low-income units.
SPF:architects is designing the building.
Rendering courtesy DesignGroup.
DesignGroup is the architect for the project.
Courtesy Sunnyside High School/Tangram Interiors
Tangram Interiors handled the remodeling project.
Courtesy Stanford Health Care
The facility recently celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The Orchards at ORENCO (Phase I), by REACH Community Development, Ankrom Moisan Architects, William Wilson, Stonewood Structural Engineers, Humber Design Group, RDH, Green Hammer, PAE Consulting Engineers, American Heating, Merit Electric, PMC, Walker Macy, and Walsh Construction. Photo: Casey Braunger / Ankrom Moisan Architects
If you haven’t looked seriously at “passive house” design and construction, you should.