Architects

Every building starts with a concept and a design. Architects are involved at every stage of the process, even after a design has been finalized, helping other building team members through the snares and missteps in the construction process.

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December 09, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LMSA is the 54th AIA Architecture Firm Award recipient.

Goldschmidt House, designed by Paul Revere Williams. Photo Credit: Jerry Novak, Wikimedia Creative Commons

December 08, 2016 | AIA

The Gold Medal honors an individual whose significant body of work has had a lasting influence on...

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December 08, 2016 | 2016 marked the 34th year the Public Design Commission has handed out its Excellence in Design Awards.

2016 marked the 34th year the Public Design Commission has handed out its Excellence in Design Aw...

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December 02, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Fitwel building certification was developed to foster positive impacts on building occupant healt...

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The centerpieces of District Distilling in Washington D.C. are its stills that make gin, vodka, rum, and whiskey. A law change in 2014 allowed local distilleries to pour what they make onsite. Image: District Distilling Co./Amber Frederiksen 

November 20, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The stylish location targets customers craving craft spirits and late-night dining.

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November 18, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building is one of only three Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings in the state.

Rendering courtesy of Adjaye Associates via The Illuminated River Foundation

November 11, 2016 |

The competition is searching for the best design for lighting the bridges of central London.

A survey of more than 8,600 architects reveals a perception gap between men and women about their career development and advancement opportunities. Image: Pixabay

November 04, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Female architects still feel disadvantaged when it comes to career advancement. 

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November 02, 2016 | NCARB

The newest version of the exam required for an architecture license, ARE 5.0, launched on Nov. 1....

October 24, 2016 | AAP

The AAP recognizes the most outstanding architecture worldwide across three disciplines: architec...

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October 21, 2016 | AIA

The program honors projects that highlight collaboration between design and construction teams to...

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Photo: Chuck Choi

October 21, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The pavilion uses sound to represent the movement of the International Space Station and 19 earth...

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October 20, 2016 | Ken Higa and Josh Vel

Planning for places that foster effective innovation is still an emerging process, but the consta...

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October 13, 2016 | AIA Dallas

Six Texas-based projects lauded for design excellence.

Photo courtesy of Sasaki Associates

October 11, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

“Fail” is no longer a dirty four-letter word: for maker culture, it has become a crucial stop alo...

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Photo courtesy of Studio Vieta

September 30, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Architect Ignas Lukaskas worked in conjunction with Vieta and the Vilnius Street Art festival to...

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HOK will now promote the benefits for buildings to follow the performance criteria of the WELL Building standard. Image: HOK

September 30, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

They are also working on the first WELL-certified city district, in Tampa, Fla. 

September 29, 2016 | Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

The event is a presentation of their work spanning the past 10 years.

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September 29, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

3D printed domes and inflatable living spaces are just some of the ideas for how to create habita...

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September 27, 2016 | Getty Conservation Institute

Getty-led research and funding leads to important site repairs and long-term conservation managem...

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September 26, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Leo A Daly, Brasfield & Gorrie, Layton Construction, and AECOM top Building Design+C...

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Sagrada Familia, Designed by Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona, Spain. Photo: SBA73, Wikimedia Creative Commons.

September 26, 2016 | AIA

A new travel program offers design enthusiast travelers 10 global destinations.

Griff Davenport (left) and Paul Westlake, will lead a larger DLR Group, which recently joined with Westlake Reed Leskosky. The merger will expand the practices and geographies of both firms. Image: DLR Group

September 21, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The merger, say company officials, creates “a global design leader” in a consolidating industry....

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September 21, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Nationwide survey finds nearly three of four architects cite health impacts influencing design de...

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HLM Architects' proposal for the new Moscow Circus School looks like it's about to take flight. Its design used a bug's wing casing as its model. Image: Arch Daily

September 19, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The proposal would make the school’s activities more transparent to the public.

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September 16, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Adam Reed Tucker’s creations are currently on display at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Google is one of the major companies to implement a formal unconscious bias training program. Photo: Shawn Collins, flickr Creative Commons

September 15, 2016 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Companies are tapping into the latest research in psychology and sociology to advance their diver...

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September 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The museum includes models from Japanese architects including Shingeru Ban, Kengo Kuma, and Riken...

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September 02, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The crown jewel of a three-year makeover project, the LED columns bring the building’s lobby to l...

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September 01, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Perkins+Will, Skanska USA, Webcor Builders, Jacobs, and STV top B...

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