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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Logical and well-planned steps to effective negotiation.
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
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
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
Image courtesy of Metropolis Books.
The installation will showcase 200 years worth of unrealized Big Apple projects via original draw...read more
Lucas Richmond, Senior Media Studio Manager, Gilbane Building Company
BD+C's inaugural Accelerate Live! innovation conference took place May 11, in Chicago....
All photos: David Madison Photography
Novus Residences’ revolutionary e-lofts concept offers tenants a tempting trio of options—‘live,’...read more
Ascent Apartments achieved Silver certification in California’s Build It Green program, thanks to such features as LED lighting, Energy Star appliances, garage ventilation fans, water-efficient plumbing fixtures, low-VOC paints, and water-saving native vegetation and landscape irrigation. All photos: Stephen Schafer | Schaf Photo
An award-winning rental complex takes its design cues from its historic location in Silicon Valle...
Amenities like the hotel quality lobby and billiards room distinguish the College & Crown, New Haven, Conn., developed by Centerplan with interiors by Carlin & Company. Photo courtesy Centerplan
This AIA CES course features seven novel approaches developers and Building Teams are taking to r...read more
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Hospital rooms are often not designed to accommodate extended stays for anyone other than the pat...read more
Healthcare systems have much to learn from retail. While they have been laser-focused on deliveri...read more
Package center at The Frasier, Arlington, Va., designed by KTGY Architecture, comes with its own trashcan plus tabletop. Photo: courtesy KTGY Architecture
Package delivery centers provide order and security for the mountains of parcels piling up at apa...read more
Photos: Jorge Gera/Luxury Living Chicago (above); Property Markets Group (below)
Chicago’s newest multifamily development features an iconic CTA car on its amenity deck.
Courtesy Chicago Architecture Foundation
Launched with a Kickstarter campaign, the Chicago Architecture Foundation aims to get No Smal...read more
The site of the future project. Photo courtesy of Sigurjon Gudjonsson, NYC DOT
The winning team will have $900,000 to design and implement their proposal.
The location of six of the Frank Gehry buildings included in Voyager's Frank Gehry Architecture tour. Courtesy Google Earth.
Google Earth’s new ‘Voyager’ feature allows people to take interactive guided tours.
The plant wall is by CASE and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Courtesy SOM/©Albert Vecerka|Esto.
Façades that would make Dr. Seuss smile, living walls, and exterior wall space that doubles as ga...read more
The 14,000-sf Shift center, Chicago, focuses on enhancing clients’ physical performance by encouraging better health and nutrition habits. Courtesy Shift
A new medical facility in Chicago focuses on sustaining its customers’ human performance.
The Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles. A. Zahner fabricated the 308 stainless steel ribbons using its patented ZEPPS process. Photo: ©A. Zahner Co.
Three firms that specialize in façades that curve, twist, and turn see themselves as artisans of...read more
The movie takes a slightly darker tone than previous projects chronicling the starchitect’s rise...read more
PlanIt Impact's cloud-based platform is helping CB Properties and Milhaus Development plan a $24.3 million mixed-use building on 27th and Troost Streets in Kansas City, which will include 182 market-rate apartments and 12,000 sf of commercial space. The developers are using this platform to better understand operational costs so tenant occupancy would be more affordable. Image; Planit Impact
PlanIt Impact's sustainability scoring is based on myriad government and research data.
Lamar Station Classroom for Urban Farming, Lakewood, Colo. Photo: Jesse Kuroiwa
The annual awards program, sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction, honors the...read more
The 18-story, 350-room Hotel Indigo in downtown Los Angeles, which opens in June, will feature a grand lobby space with a playful design aesthetic that harkens back to the city's storied past, with references to a budding movie industry and the 1920s. Hirsch Bedner Associates designed the hotel. Image: Hotel Indigo
HKS and HBA even see a demand for hotels catering to “agritourism.”
Denver International Airport (DEN) Hotel and Transit Center. Photo courtesy of Gensler.
Gensler examines how design will shape the human experience in the next year and beyond.