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
A slight majority of states (26, plus the District of Columbia) saw rental increases over the first six months of 2017, with the largest average percent changes coming in South Carolina (7.3%), Maine (7.3%), Vermont (7.2%), and Rhode Island (7.0%). Source: Abodo
The most notable rental increases are in growing markets in the South and Southwest: New Orleans,...read more
Engineering firms such as Arup, Glumac, and Thornton Tomasetti are leveraging their in-house expe...read more
The Maxwell in Arlington, Va. Photo: Sam Kittner
Zen meditation gardens, bocce courts, saltwater pools, and free drinks highlight the niceties at...read more
Sean Parham, VP of Product Marketing and Management with Aditazz Photo: Adam Grubb
BD+C’s inaugural AEC innovation conference, Accelerate Live! (May 11, Chicago), featured...read more
Stantec is acquiring RNL Design, whose specialties include public transit and urban design. Image: Stantec
The engineering giant also names successor to CEO who will retire at the end of this year.
Photo: changeorder via flickr
Logical and well-planned steps to effective negotiation.
For the first time since NCARB began collecting demographics data, gender equity improved along e...read more
Courtesy of LEGO.
744 LEGO bricks are used to recreate the famous Wright design, including the 1992 addition.
David Baker at his firm’s most recent apartment project, Potrero 1010. Photo: Anne Hamersky Media
For 35 years, architect David Baker has been a spirited voice for affordable housing, in San Fran...read more
Architects without a professional degree in architecture can now earn NCARB certification through...read more
The 773,000-sf W and Element Hotel, which is scheduled to open in Philadelphia in 2018, will be one of the first projects completed under the combined company formed by the merger of NELSON with Cope Linder Architects. NELSON has also merged with KA Architecture, which with Cope Linder will form a core-and-shell practice within the firm. Image: Cope Linder Architects
More growth ahead, as NELSON expects to double its workforce and revenue this year.
All photos: Garrett Rowland
The open plan concept features a Heineken bar and multiple social zones.
The Tidewater Joint-Use Library, Virginia Beach, Va., has an angled “daylight harvester” that runs its length to maximize available sunlight. Photo: Jeff Goldberg/ESTO, courtesy Carrier Johnson+Culture
To some project teams, “daylighting” means using glass area to admit direct sunlight, period....
High-security entrance to the new Sandy Hook School, Newtown, Conn. Photo: Katelyn Chapin
Selecting door and window systems for any building project demands a complete articulation of saf...read more
The effort involves combining ASHRAE's Standard 189.1 with the International Green Construction C...read more
New floodplain maps and state code changes loom.
There’s disagreement around how much pay regulations add to cost of projects.
Wooster Hall, looking north as sunlight strikes the steps of the atrium, marking solar noon. Photo: © 2016 Tim Hursley
Success in retrofit projects requires an entirely different mindset than in new construction, wri...read more
BIG’s 12 partners. Image: Courtesy of BIG
Kai-Uwe Bergmann, the firm’s head of global business development, says engineering and urban plan...read more
Image courtesy of Metropolis Books.
The installation will showcase 200 years worth of unrealized Big Apple projects via original draw...read more