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
Construction in San Francisco in April 2016. Photo: Lynn Friedman/Creative Commons.
Bureau of Economic Analysis data indicates that the U.S. output is barely growing and that nonres...read more
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Construction industry workers considered at high risk.
Architect Paul Smith designed a mini-golf hole using the steps of the National Gallery at Trafalgar Square. Image courtesy London Design Festival.
Visionaries like Paul Smith, Mark Wallinger, and the late Zaha Hadid all helped in designing the...read more
The atrium of the Taylor Institute. Image courtesy Diamond Schmitt Architects. Click here for larger view.
The heart of the Taylor Institute can be anything from a teaching lab to a 400-seat theater.... read more
Long Beach Civic Center. Plenary Properties Long Beach LLC (developer), Edgemoor Infrastructure and Real Estate and Clark Construction (contractor), Skidmore Owings & Merrill (architect)
Arup served as a lead advisor and oversaw financial, commercial, real estate, design, engineering...read more
The Android-powered device is waterproof, dustproof, weatherproof, and can withstand drops up to...read more
Renderings courtesy OMA. Click here to enlarge.
The goal is for the Toranomon Hills Station Tower to transform its neighborhood and serve as a hu...read more
New HOK CEO Bill Hellmuth
Hellmuth has been HOK's President since 2005. The firm will be led by a design principal for the...read more
Chicago Public Library, Chinatown Branch. Photo: © Hedrich Blessing/SOM
Snøhetta’s Ryerson University student center and the Billings (Mont.) Public Library by Will Brud...read more
The Arts & Culture Bureau YouTube channel offers architectural documentaries about structures...read more
Rendering courtesy Ford
The company said that it will rebuild 7.5 million sf of work space over a 10-year period, which w...read more
Is the U.S. in an innovative funk, or is this just the calm before the storm?
Cloverdale749. Photo: Lawrence Anderson/LOHA
A San Francisco low-income mixed-use complex, a Los Angeles homeless veterans housing facility, a...read more
Images courtesy CBRE.
CBRE Healthcare's Daniel Waters has a few pointers for Request for Proposal (RFP) writers and Pro...read more
Federal Center South Building 1202 in Seattle. The building, designed by ZGF Architects LLP, was a COTE Top Ten Green Project in 2013. Photo: Benjamin Benschneider
"Lessons from the Leading Edge" is a study of the 200 Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten...read more
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Spending in the nonresidential sector totaled $690.3 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized...read more
UIC campus. Photo: Teresa Grau Ros/Creative Commons
The Chicago architect graduated from the school and created a scholarship for aspiring architects...
The multibillion-dollar expansion of the Panama Canal, which is scheduled to open in June, is one of the major water resource infrastructure projects that MWH Global has tackled. In acquiring this company, Stantec foresees significant cross-selling opportunities for its divisions. Image: MWH Global
The combination would boost Stantec’s revenue by nearly 60% and its workforce by 45%.
Photo Courtesy of Forgemind ArchiMedia, flickr Creative Commons. Photo Credit: Simone Cecchetti
Often credited as being a pioneer for women architects for her work in a male-dominated field, Ha...read more
Photo: Mediterranean Center of Medical Sciences, Flickr Creative Commons
Firms represented by the projects and initiatives receiving grants include HKS, DO|SU Studio Arch...read more
Photo Credit: Teemu08, Wikimedia Commons
The Usonian Inn proudly displays many Wright-inspired characteristics, the most prominent of whic...read more
Image Courtesy of Sean Gallagher, Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Morpholio’s new ScalePen feature dynamically sets line weight depending on the scale or zoom leve...read more
Courtesy Steven Holl Architects
The new Rubenstein Commons will be a 20,000-sf structure at the center of the campus for the Inst...read more
Renderings courtesy Waugh Thistleton. Click here to enlarge.
The nine-story Development House has vertical open spaces for light and air flow.
Construction industry has until June 2017 to comply.
Hilton Cleveland construction in 2015. Photo: Mack Male/Creative Commons.
Uptick suggests high demand for construction workers will continue.
A sculpture by the Italian artist Giovanni Balderi stands in front of a travertine curtainwall in the lobby of 601 Massachusetts Avenue, a mixed-use building in Washington, D.C., designed by Duda|Paine Architects, which encourages clients to consider the inclusion of art in their new buildings. Image: Courtesy Duda|Paine
Turan Duda says clients are receptive, but the art must still be integral to the building’s overa...read more
The fire station in Allen, Texas, which opened in 2012, is a prime example of Pro Forma's expertise in designing municipal buildings. Image: Courtesy of PGAL
The merger adds a firm that has specialized in municipal projects.
Mobility Pavilion, designed by Foster+Partners. All renderings courtesy Expo 2020 and BIG, Foster+Partners, and Grimshaw
BIG designed the Opportunity Pavilion, Foster+Partners submitted the winning Mobility Pavilion, a...read more