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
The results balanced immediate opportunity, job growth potential, and job hazards.
Architect Paul Smith designed a mini-golf hole using the steps of the National Gallery at Trafalgar Square. Image courtesy London Design Festival.
Visionaries like Paul Smith, Mark Wallinger, and the late Zaha Hadid all helped in designing the...read more
The atrium of the Taylor Institute. Image courtesy Diamond Schmitt Architects. Click here for larger view.
The heart of the Taylor Institute can be anything from a teaching lab to a 400-seat theater.... read more
Long Beach Civic Center. Plenary Properties Long Beach LLC (developer), Edgemoor Infrastructure and Real Estate and Clark Construction (contractor), Skidmore Owings & Merrill (architect)
Arup served as a lead advisor and oversaw financial, commercial, real estate, design, engineering...read more
Renderings courtesy OMA. Click here to enlarge.
The goal is for the Toranomon Hills Station Tower to transform its neighborhood and serve as a hu...read more
New HOK CEO Bill Hellmuth
Hellmuth has been HOK's President since 2005. The firm will be led by a design principal for the...read more
Chicago Public Library, Chinatown Branch. Photo: © Hedrich Blessing/SOM
Snøhetta’s Ryerson University student center and the Billings (Mont.) Public Library by Will Brud...read more
The Arts & Culture Bureau YouTube channel offers architectural documentaries about structures...read more
Rendering courtesy Ford
The company said that it will rebuild 7.5 million sf of work space over a 10-year period, which w...read more
Is the U.S. in an innovative funk, or is this just the calm before the storm?
Cloverdale749. Photo: Lawrence Anderson/LOHA
A San Francisco low-income mixed-use complex, a Los Angeles homeless veterans housing facility, a...read more
Federal Center South Building 1202 in Seattle. The building, designed by ZGF Architects LLP, was a COTE Top Ten Green Project in 2013. Photo: Benjamin Benschneider
"Lessons from the Leading Edge" is a study of the 200 Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten...read more
UIC campus. Photo: Teresa Grau Ros/Creative Commons
The Chicago architect graduated from the school and created a scholarship for aspiring architects...
Photo Courtesy of Forgemind ArchiMedia, flickr Creative Commons. Photo Credit: Simone Cecchetti
Often credited as being a pioneer for women architects for her work in a male-dominated field, Ha...read more
Photo: Mediterranean Center of Medical Sciences, Flickr Creative Commons
Firms represented by the projects and initiatives receiving grants include HKS, DO|SU Studio Arch...read more
Photo Credit: Teemu08, Wikimedia Commons
The Usonian Inn proudly displays many Wright-inspired characteristics, the most prominent of whic...read more
Image Courtesy of Sean Gallagher, Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Morpholio’s new ScalePen feature dynamically sets line weight depending on the scale or zoom leve...read more
Courtesy Steven Holl Architects
The new Rubenstein Commons will be a 20,000-sf structure at the center of the campus for the Inst...read more
Renderings courtesy Waugh Thistleton. Click here to enlarge.
The nine-story Development House has vertical open spaces for light and air flow.
A sculpture by the Italian artist Giovanni Balderi stands in front of a travertine curtainwall in the lobby of 601 Massachusetts Avenue, a mixed-use building in Washington, D.C., designed by Duda|Paine Architects, which encourages clients to consider the inclusion of art in their new buildings. Image: Courtesy Duda|Paine
Turan Duda says clients are receptive, but the art must still be integral to the building’s overa...read more
The fire station in Allen, Texas, which opened in 2012, is a prime example of Pro Forma's expertise in designing municipal buildings. Image: Courtesy of PGAL
The merger adds a firm that has specialized in municipal projects.
Mobility Pavilion, designed by Foster+Partners. All renderings courtesy Expo 2020 and BIG, Foster+Partners, and Grimshaw
BIG designed the Opportunity Pavilion, Foster+Partners submitted the winning Mobility Pavilion, a...read more
Photo via Washington Redskins
The location isn't yet determined, but the new stadium will have a moat for kayaking.
Photo: Arndt Schlaudraff, via Dezeen
Arndt Schlaudraff brings the beauty out of the rugged, linear style of buildings most popular a h...read more
Image courtesy Open Architecture Collaborative
With a new name, logo, and mission, the Open Architecture Collaborative is seeking a fresh start....
AIA's latest diversity report paints a picture of an industry that still isn't proactively recruiting, developing, or promoting enough women or people of color. Image: Pixabay
Dissatisfaction with “work-life balance” and compensation are cited as reasons why companies’ div...read more
Designed by Three Square Design Group, Legacy at Crystal Falls is a 48,400 sf assisted living facility in Leander, Texas. Images courtesy Method Architecture. (Click here for larger photo).
In mid-2016, Architects-Plus and Three Square Design Group will join to make a studio that will d...read more
Rendering courtesy Luxigon
The only connection between the complex and the mainland will be a narrow pedestrian bridge.
RMW's Stephanie Silkwood counts the Juniper Networks Headquarters Campus in Sunnyvale, Calif., as one of her projects. Silkwood is one of 12 winners of the 2016 AIA Young Architects Award. Rendering: RMW
Winners include Amy Kalar and Karen Lu, both with HGA, BNIM's Carey Nagle, and MSR Design's Bob G...read more
Westin hotel and transit center at Denver International Airport, Denver. Photo courtesy Gensler
Technology is running wild in Gensler’s 2016 forecast, as things like virtual reality, "smart" bu...read more