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
Healthcare systems have much to learn from retail.
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.
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
BD+C's inaugural AEC innovation conference, May 11 in Chicago, will feature 19 AEC profe...read more
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.
Abstract: The Art of Design will delve into the artistic processes of various influentia...read more
Designer: Leslie Lamarre, CKD, CID, TRG Architecture + Interior Design. Photo: Bernard Andre
Among the NKBA’s top 2017 bathroom trends are ceramic tile flooring, an increase in white fixture...read more
Designer: Nar Bustamante, Nar Fine Carpentry. Photo: Fred Donham.
Among the NKBA’s top 2017 kitchen trends are two-toned colored kitchens, an increase in technolog...read more
If your firm is not converting at least a third of project proposals when competing for new work,...read more
The High Line Park Passage and Spur
2016 marked the 34th year the Public Design Commission has handed out its Excellence in Design Aw...read more
Fitwel building certification was developed to foster positive impacts on building occupant healt...read more
The AAP recognizes the most outstanding architecture worldwide across three disciplines: architec...read more
Image courtesy of cuningham group architecture Inc.
The program honors projects that highlight collaboration between design and construction teams to...read more
Photo: Chuck Choi
The pavilion uses sound to represent the movement of the International Space Station and 19 earth...read more
Courtesy of Perkins+Will
Planning for places that foster effective innovation is still an emerging process, but the consta...read more
Six Texas-based projects lauded for design excellence.
The survey’s findings, combined with input from the EDRA conference, informed the content produce...read more
Photo courtesy of Sasaki Associates
“Fail” is no longer a dirty four-letter word: for maker culture, it has become a crucial stop alo...read more
Photo courtesy of Studio Vieta
Architect Ignas Lukaskas worked in conjunction with Vieta and the Vilnius Street Art festival to...read more
NASA Public Domain
3D printed domes and inflatable living spaces are just some of the ideas for how to create habita...read more