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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April 26, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Despite currently being under construction, the building is the center of an ongoing lawsuit file...

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Larry Barr (second from left), AIA, President of Quinn Evans Architects, standing with the management and principals of Cho Benn Holback + Associates, which Quinn Evans acquires effective May 1. Pictured with Barr are (from left): Brandon Schultz, LEED AP; Diane Cho, AIA, and George Holback, Cho Benn Holback's cofounders; Brian Oster, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; Mark Nook, AIA; and Anath Ranon, AIA, LEED AP BD+C. Image credit: E. Brady Robinson

April 25, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Quinn Evans Architects and Cho Benn Holback + Associates have similar portfolios with an emphasis...

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As the population ages, designers of commercial and multifamily applications are incorporating new solutions to meet those demands. Ergonomics can be an integral part of design, manufacturing, and use. Nowhere is this more critical than in bathroom design.

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The site of the future project. Photo courtesy of Sigurjon Gudjonsson, NYC DOT 

April 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The winning team will have $900,000 to design and implement their proposal.

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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April 04, 2017 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's inaugural AEC innovation conference, May 11 in Chicago, will feature 19 AEC profe...

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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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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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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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March 15, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

The 2017 event will take place November 15-17 at the Fairmont Scottsdale (Ariz.) Princess resort....

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March 09, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

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

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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Image courtesy of MasterClass

February 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The starchitect will be teaching a course for MasterClass, an online education platform.

Denver International Airport (DEN) Hotel and Transit Center. Photo courtesy of Gensler.

February 16, 2017 | BD+C Staff and Gensler

Gensler examines how design will shape the human experience in the next year and beyond.

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February 14, 2017 | NCARB

Architects without a degree from an accredited program can pursue NCARB certification through a n...

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February 01, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Abstract: The Art of Design will delve into the artistic processes of various influentia...

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