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
Six Texas-based projects lauded for design excellence.
2015 was a good year for contractors, according to a recent survey where nearly 900 companies provided detailed financial data about their performances. Image: Pixabay
The Construction Financial Management Association’s latest survey found gains across the board, b...read more
The survey’s findings, combined with input from the EDRA conference, informed the content produce...read more
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“Fail” is no longer a dirty four-letter word: for maker culture, it has become a crucial stop alo...read more
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Architect Ignas Lukaskas worked in conjunction with Vieta and the Vilnius Street Art festival to...read more
HOK will now promote the benefits for buildings to follow the performance criteria of the WELL Building standard. Image: HOK
They are also working on the first WELL-certified city district, in Tampa, Fla.
The event is a presentation of their work spanning the past 10 years.
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3D printed domes and inflatable living spaces are just some of the ideas for how to create habita...read more
Getty-led research and funding leads to important site repairs and long-term conservation managem...read more
Gensler, Leo A Daly, Brasfield & Gorrie, Layton Construction, and AECOM top Building Design+C...read more
Sagrada Familia, Designed by Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona, Spain. Photo: SBA73, Wikimedia Creative Commons.
A new travel program offers design enthusiast travelers 10 global destinations.
Griff Davenport (left) and Paul Westlake, will lead a larger DLR Group, which recently joined with Westlake Reed Leskosky. The merger will expand the practices and geographies of both firms. Image: DLR Group
The merger, say company officials, creates “a global design leader” in a consolidating industry....
Nationwide survey finds nearly three of four architects cite health impacts influencing design de...read more
HLM Architects' proposal for the new Moscow Circus School looks like it's about to take flight. Its design used a bug's wing casing as its model. Image: Arch Daily
The proposal would make the school’s activities more transparent to the public.
Adam Reed Tucker’s creations are currently on display at the Museum of Science and Industry.
U.S. construction companies are not embracing technological advancements, such as drone aircrafts...read more
Google is one of the major companies to implement a formal unconscious bias training program. Photo: Shawn Collins, flickr Creative Commons
Companies are tapping into the latest research in psychology and sociology to advance their diver...read more
The museum includes models from Japanese architects including Shingeru Ban, Kengo Kuma, and Riken...read more
The lobby of Jackson National Life Insurance’s headquarters in Lansing, Mich., features a prominent stairwell that encourages occupants to take extra steps instead of using the elevator. Active design tactics like grand staircases are central to any wellness program. The renovation and 230,000-sf expansion of this building included a fitness center flooded with daylight, a green roof, and designated wetlands and extensive woodlands surrounding the site. Photo courtesy of Gresham Smith & Partners.
Can design innovation improve the health and well-being of occupants? Do health and happiness enh...read more
Rental vs. purchase: How to minimize job site costs. Photo courtesy of CORT.
Smart business decisions can mean the difference between being ‘on budget’ and going ‘way over’ b...read more
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The crown jewel of a three-year makeover project, the LED columns bring the building’s lobby to l...read more
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Perkins+Will, Skanska USA, Webcor Builders, Jacobs, and STV top B...read more
Stantec, BRPH, Fluor Corp., Walbridge, Jacobs, and AECOM top Building Design+Construction’s annua...read more
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Gensler, HKS, Turner Construction Co., The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., Jacobs, and JBA Consul...read more
Gensler, Perkins+Will, PCL Construction Enterprises, Turner Construction Co., AECOM, and WSP | Pa...read more
The retractable roof over Arthur Ashe stadium at the National Tennis Center in New York is a freestanding, 6,500-ton structure whose moveable panels can enclose the facility in seven minutes. Image: USTA/Michael LeBrecht II
Mushy ground and indoor condensation were just two of the issues this $150 million project presen...read more
DLR Group, NBBJ, Hensel Phelps, Sundt Construction, AECOM, and Dewberry top Building Design+Const...read more
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This high-energy, daylong forum will deliver 18 game-changing business and technology innovations...read more
Celebrating 100 years of service to aviation, aerospace, and defense – aviation is in our DNA. Photo: The Austin Company
Austin’s many innovations contributed to the success of our clients by enabling them to operate i...read more