For its third campus in the U.S. BASIS Independent Schools converted a vacant former corporate headquarters campus in McLean, Va., into a STEM-focused preK-12 school. Designed by Perkins Eastman, the building's deep floorplates are arranged around a series of sky-lit atrium spaces that became the central organizing feature of the school. Photo: Sarah Mechling.
Older schools, with their small windows and rooms and creaky infrastructure, are tough and expens...read more
The project’s groundbreaking was held on July 19.
The 121 Seaport building in Boston includes two floors of prime retail space, and a tree-lined promenade at its base. Image: CBT
Exterior design cuts waste, saves energy, says Building Team members.
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The restaurant is located at the intersection of Clark and Ontario streets.
The gargantuan Sears distribution center served the Mid-South from 1927 until 1993. A coalition of community groups devoted to the arts, education, health, and affordable housing rescued the 1.3 million-sf facility and turned it into what they call a “vertical urban village.”
One local design firm is trying to make it happen.
A survey of 1,000 office workers in the US and UK found that men value health insurance above any...read more
Edina (Minn.) High School last year completed a 142,000-sf addition to its 40-year-old facility, which includes a tornado safe room. Courtesy Empirehouse.
In the first 21 weeks of 2018 alone, there were 23 school shootings where someone was killed or i...read more
Olympic Sport Performance Center. James Steinkamp/James Steinkamp Photography
Perkins+Will designed both the Ryan Fieldhouse and the new Walter Athletics Center.
A study by Junior Achievement USA and Ernst & Young inferred that the dearth of mentors could be why teenage boys are losing interest STEM careers. Junior Achievement USA
Has STEM, which the business community urged school districts to embrace, been oversold as a care...read more
The Bay Theater in Pacific Palisades, Calif., a flagship for the Cinepolis luxury theater chain, is undergoing a major renovation that will promote social interaction as well as entertainment. Image: Retail Design Collaborative
Comfort and service are keys to attracting repeat customers, says an expert whose firm specialize...read more
Arc Building Partners will lead construction efforts on the project.
Rendering EVA Architects Courtesy UNLV
The building is the first of many planned for the 122-acre campus.
Ware Malcomb's multistory warehouse facility prototype creates a "warehouse on top of a warehouse" to increase leasable space without sacrificing functionality. Image: Ware Malcomb.
Multistory industrial buildings provide the best chance at keeping up with the rapid growth of e-...read more
Mark E. Humphreys with his Cirrus Vision SF50, one of several aircraft he owns. Humphreys & Partners Architects, which he co-founded in 1991 with Greg Faulkner, is the #1 designer of apartments in the U.S. Photo: Shane Kislack.
HPA, which reported $78.2 million in multifamily design fees in 2017, ranks as the nation’s large...read more
Harley Ellis Devereaux served as lead designer and lab planner for the project.
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The newspaper and the building's new owners reached a settlement.
The 3,500-sf maker lab is the hot spot for ASU engineering students. Hands-on learning and cross-disciplinary collaboration are encouraged. “Prototyping and experimentation, those are vital,” said Kyle Squires, Dean, Fulton Schools of Engineering. “It’s the way students are thinking these days.” Photo: Bill Timmerman.
Three recent projects demonstrate the dynamic role residence halls are playing on America’s colle...read more
Contractors position in place one of 92 prefabricated exterior panels that were installed for a 12-story hotel in Boston in 13 working days. Image: Island Exterior Fabricators
Skender launches an advanced manufacturing division. Katerra ups its bet on modular. Prefabricati...read more
A new 280,000-sf passenger terminal at Hong Kong International is slated to provide 57 aircraft parking positions and be able to handle 30 million passengers a year. AECOM is the design firm. Aecom
As service demand surges, airports turn to technology, faster building techniques.
Using racks that stack bikes vertically saves space and enables more residents of Brooklyn’s Caesura mixed-use building, designed by Dattner Architects, to securely store their bicycles. Photo: Dattner Architects
A multifamily project designed by Denver architectural firm Kephart features a bicycle kitchen with an easily accessible wash station, work table, and workbench with tools for repairs and maintenance.
CityTarget store near Fenway Park, Boston, has a 50-foot atrium. CityTargets carry the same merchandise as Targets, but in smaller unit sizes. Interior fitout by MG2 Architecture and Suffolk Construction. Photo: Richard Cadan.
New technology, changing customer expectations force retailers to rethink their businesses from t...read more
Dougherty was the Architect-of-Record.
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.