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
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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.
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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.
Chevron-patterned tiles are trending. All images courtesy Novità
Supersized tile and 3D walls are among the trending tile design themes seen at Cersaie, an exhibi...read more
Conspicuous Consumption, by Weber Thompson Architects, was an honor award winner at the the Architecture at Zero 2015 competition. Rendering courtesy UCSF and Weber Thompson
Entrants created family-style student residential plans for the University of California, San Fra...read more
Georgia Tech's Carbon-Neutral Energy Solutions Laboratory. Photo courtesy HDR
The AIA 2030 2014 Progress Report highlights an increase in design projects, gross square footage...read more
The ABI, an economic indicator of construction activity, has seen growth in six of the nine months of 2015. Photo: Bill Dickinson/Creative Commons.
Business conditions continue to be weak in the Northeast, but the other regions are in good shape...
The Bachman Wilson House. All photos: Nancy Nolan Photography (Courtesy Crystal Bridges Museum).
Crystal Bridges Museum reconstructed the 61-year-old Usonian house and will open it to the public...read more
The main exhibit hall is the Chicago Cultural Center, which opened in 1897 and served as the city’s main library until 1977. Photo by Adilla Menayang
From lightweight wooden pallets to the largest lengths of CLT-slabs that can be shipped across No...read more
The NRI is a network of resilient design studios that help communities become more resilient to natural disasters and climate change. Photo: International Disaster Volunteers/Creative Commons.
The group is launching a search for three more NRI members.
Santiago Calatrava's L'Hemisfèric at the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia, Spain. Photo: Diliff/Wikimedia Commons.
The award honors those who "forward the principles of European humanism."
The 777,100-sf development by Landbank Investment on Central & Wolfe in Sunnyvale, Calif., is just five miles from Apple’s current Cupertino headquarters.
The project has been dubbed as another “spaceship,” referencing the nickname for the loop-shaped...read more
Istanbul New Airport. Rendering courtesy Grimshaw
The mixed-use development will be adjacent to the Istanbul New Airport, which is currently under...read more
The 46-story, 1.86 million-sf Leeza Soho will have more than 100,000 sf of retail space. Rendring courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects
The 200-meter-high open space will cut the building in two.
The main exhibition space of the Vancouver Art Gallery will be high above street level. Renderings courtesy Herzog & de Meuron (via ArchDaily).
The blocky, seven-story wood and concrete structure is wider in the middle and uppermost floors....read more
JetBlue’s Terminal 5 at New York’s JFK International gives passengers a sense of place with its new rooftop garden. Photo: @Paul Rivera
Nimble designs, and technology that humanizes the passenger experience, are letting airports conc...read more
Photo: Salim Virji via flickr Creative Commons
FMI’s latest report singles out manufacturing, lodging, and office sectors as the drivers of nonr...read more
Image depicts a brick veneer exterior that has expanded and pulled away from the window. Image: Hoffmann Architects
With so many diverse components contributing to building envelope assemblies, it can be challengi...read more
Developer Crescent Heights and architect Rafael Viñoly could possibly build twin skyscrapers for the south end of Grant Park in Chicago. Rendering courtesy Crescent Heights (via Curbed Chicago).
The latest proposals pit designs by Rafael Viñoly, Jeanne Gang, and Helmut Jahn.
Renderings courtesy Bakpak Architects (via ArchDaily)
The multifunctional building proposed for Rzeszow, Poland, looks like it was handcrafted on a pot...read more
The AMIE building, unveiled by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory at the DOE’s Industry Day event. Images courtesy SOM
The Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy (AMIE) building features a high-performance shell wi...read more
TWA terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. Dmitry Avdeev/Wikimedia Commons
After 15 years of disuse, the Googie architecture-inspired TWA Flight Center at New York’s John F...read more
Construction on the World Trade Center PATH station in August 2015. Photo: Anthony Quintano/Creative Commons
The American Institute of Architects reported the August ABI score was 49.1, down from a mark of...read more