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.read more
Floor plan: Shepley Bulfinch
ED scheme allows staff to isolate unruly patients and visitors in a secure area.
By all indications, 2015 was another solid year for U.S. architecture, engineering, and construct...read more
G-Shed by Gensler was one of the winners. Rendering courtesy Gensler
Firms in the Construction Shed Design Competition made designs that are simple to build and use r...read more
Lohan Anderson led the renovations to Chicago's Soldier Field. Photo: Mark Watmough/Creative Commons
Dirk Lohan, Floyd Anderson and eight others will be hired by the Illinois-based Wight & Co. n...read more
Photo: Sarah Ross/Creative Commons.
The 20-member group will assess recent data, set a plan of action, and report on results to the A...read more
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Business conditions show continued strength in South and West regions.
Rogers designed Senedd, the home to the National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff. Photo: Ismail Mia/Creative Commons
Rogers, Founder of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, works on projects that “shine a spotlight on...read more
All images courtesy LEGO (via ArchDaily).
New York City, Berlin, and Venice are featured in the Architecture Skyline Collection.
Japan Pavilion Expo 2000 in Hannover, Germany, designed jointly by Shigeru Ban and Frei Otto, both past winners of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. Photo: Forgemind ArchiMedia/Creative Commons
The Laureate will be named the morning of January 13.
Cleveland Downtown Hilton Hotel, designed by Cooper Carry. Photo: Erik Drost/Creative Commons
The combination is expected to bolster each firm’s hospitality-related services.
A new survey from Building Design+Construction shows that U.S. architecture, engineering...read more
Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery, London. Photo: Richard George/Wikimedia Commons
The husband and wife architect team—founders of VSBA Architects and Planners—are the award's firs...read more
Vancouver Convention Centre West. Photo: Bobak Ha'Eri/Wikimedia Commons
The firm is known for projects like Vancouver Convention Centre West and the University of Washin...read more
Modules for a data center for one of Skanska’s telecommunications clients were built in an offsite factory. Callison was the architect. Cosentini Associates provided engineering. Photo: Adam Friedberg
Data centers account for 2% of the nation’s electricity consumption and about 30% of the power us...read more
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Headquarters, San Diego. Photo: Rick Naystatt, U.S. Navy
Increased competition among green building rating systems, the rise of net-zero buildings, and a...read more
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While the stigma exists that Millennials are entitled, disloyal, and lazy, it appears that this i...read more
The master plan will rejuvenate the former site of the Pittsburgh Penguins' arena. Renderings courtesy BIG
Paths will be carved to create a dialogue between Pittsburgh’s urbanscape and its hilly surroundi...read more
Items in Wilson Architectural Group's portfolio include Houston's Methodist Hospital. Photo: TMHJPL/Wikimedia Commons
Now known as Dewberry | Wilson, the firm will have access to more MEP, technology design, site/ci...read more
Courtesy Laurence King
Written by Iain Jackson, "The Architecture School Survival Guide" covers both broad designing ide...read more
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October's ABI score was 53.1, down slightly from the mark of 53.7 in September. This still reflec...read more
Croatia's "sea organ." Photo: linssimato/Creative Commons
Visitors to the shores of the Adriatic Sea in Zadar, Croatia, can hear the sounds of the ocean in...read more
Room at the Joule in Dallas, a ForrestPerkins-designed hotel. Photo: Dave Pinter/Creative Commons
The combined international firm will total almost 1,000 employees.
Photo: Mark Kaletka/Creative Commons
Include six new forms for design-build projects.
Portland helped Turner Communications gain an airport retail presence with The News Café, at Terminal 3 in Abu Dhabi International Airport. Rendering courtesy Portland/P+W
The firms will work together to offer “future-proofing” insights to clients.
Inspired by the suspended, community-designed shading structures seen on traditional Moroccan mar...read more
Kaiser Permanente’s New Garfield Innovation Center. Photo: Ted Eytan
“Innovation” was the byword as 175 healthcare designers gathered in Chicago for the American Coll...read more
The tool will help architects with the ARE, a multi-division test developed by NCARB and taken by all candidates seeking architectural registration in the United States.
The Transition Calculator for the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) will help licensure ca...read more
An oil refinery in Qixia, Nanjing, China. Photo: Vmenkov/Wikimedia Commons.
52 companies will collaborate to reduce carbon emissions.
The Kinetic Block by MIT's Tangible Media Group
The Kinetic Blocks can manipulate objects into shapes without human interference.