Multifamily residential sector improving after sluggish 2015.
One of VOA Associates' strengths is the cultural and entertainment sector, and its recent work includes the renovation and expansion of the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona, Fla., pictured above. Merging its operations with Stantec brings together companies with “a commitment to design,” says VOA's Chairman Mike Toolis. Image: VOA Associates
This deal reflects an industry where consolidation is a strategic necessity for more firms.
Construction of Urban Union in Seattle in 2015. Photo: SounderBruce/Creative Commons
The American Institute of Architects’ semi-annual Consensus Construction Forecast indicates a gro...read more
Nicole Dosso, a director in the technical group in SOM’s New York office and a 2016 AIA Fellow, worked on the One World Trade project. Photo: Joe Mabel/Wikimedia Commons.
AIA Fellowship recognizes significant contributions to profession of architecture and society....read more
Admits to using inside information to gain VA contracts in Cleveland
Developed by NBBJ’s London office using design computation techniques, the No-Shadow Tower is a dual-tower scheme that utilizes the façade from one tower to effectively “erase” the shadows created by the second tower by redirecting sunlight. All renderings courtesy NBBJ
Using advanced design computation, a design team demonstrates how to ‘erase’ a building’s shadows...
Photo Credit: Mike Tuell, Tom E. Lutz, AKBD
Charging stations, built-in coffeemakers, and pet stations—these are among the top kitchen design...read more
Rendering courtesy of World War One Centennial Commission
Joe Weishaar and sculptor Sabin Howard were selected from among five finalists and over 350 entri...read more
Domestic deals were up, while international deals were down. Source: Morrissey Goodale
Consulting firm Morrissey Goodale tracked a record 234 sales of U.S.-based A/E firms last year....
Building envelope expert Bradley Carmichael of Hoffmann Architects explains how rainscreen wall s...read more
Aspiring architects can learn from Santiago Calatrava, the man who designed L'Hemisfèric at the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia, Spain. Photo: Diego Delso/Wikimedia Commons.
This June, the program designed to guide aspiring architects through the early stages of their ca...read more
Along with Parsons Brinckerhoff, HOK designed the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC), a facility that has won numerous architectural awards. Photo: Jay Stewart/Creative Commons.
Hellmuth is set to replace Patrick MacLeamy, who will remain as the firm’s chairman.
The five million-sf project includes two office towers, a residential tower, retail space, and a...read more
The expansion looks to combine design elements inspired by human movement, speed, and the strengt...read more
While volatility persists, architecture firms reported healthy performance for 2015.
Photo: © Bruce Damonte
The aquarium set new technical standards for the building type, which still influence today, such...read more
Morphosis' Perot Museum and Studio Gang's WMS Boathouse are among the projects to win AIA's highe...read more
This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...read more
Economists continue to debate whether the U.S. economy will be more resilient than other nations and thrive, or limp along for the next several years. Image courtesy Pixabay
Strong job growth and dwindling consumer debt give rise to hope.
Alejandro Aravena. Photo by Cristobal Palma
Known for his inventive social housing initiatives in his native Chile, Aravena epitomizes the re...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
Photo: Dave Reid/Creative Commons
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.