The 1.5-million-sf Oceanwide Plaza, going up across the street from Staples Center and L.A. Live, will include a “lifestyle plaza,” 100 feet in the air, with 37,000 sf of outdoor amenity spaces. A 700-foot-long LED ribbon will wrap the plaza. And this mixed-use project will feature a 166,580-sf open-air retail galleria. CallisonRTKL designed the exterior, retail interior, and South Towers residential space. Studio Munge designed the North Tower interior and 184-room hotel. SWA Design Group is the landscape architect, and Lendlease is the GC. Oceanwide Plaza/CallisonRTKL
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., PCL Construction Enterprises, and Shawmut Design and Construc...read more
The Marriott Downtown in Omaha, Neb.'s Capitol District is one of Leo A Daly's recent hospitality projects. Its new managing principal Ken Martin foresees hospitality seeping into the firm's other practices. Image: Courtesy Leo A Daly
Ken Martin views this sector as an incubator of innovation.
Rendering courtesy CAF
The Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill-designed space will open in summer 2018.
The University of Iowa’s Hancher Auditorium features a sculptural form and dramatic cantilevered overhangs. Structural design by Thornton Tomasetti for architects Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects (design architect) and OPN Architects (AOR). Photo courtesy Thornton Tomasetti.
AECOM, Affiliated Engineers, and Arup top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest univers...read more
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The fake architect must also pay a $115,000 restitution.
The Abbotts Creek Community Center designed by Clark Nexsen. Photo: Mark Herboth.
Perkins+Will, Gensler, and CannonDesign top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest unive...read more
Complimentary, building-wide WiFi is more or less a given for marketing purposes in the multifami...read more
Water Street Tampa's 18 buildings are being designed by mulitple architecturual and design firms. The 50-acre, 9-million-sf community is expected to attract 23,000 workers and residents to Tampa's downtown. Image: Strategic Property Partners. CLICK HERE TO ENLARGE IMAGE
Nine architects, three interior designers, and nine contractors are involved in this $3 billion p...read more
Don Knabe Wellness Center and Plaza at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, Calif. The integrated team of McCarthy, Taylor Design, and SmithGroupJJR led the 12,000-sf wellness center construction project. Photo courtesy McCarthy
Turner, McCarthy, and Skanska top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest healthcare sect...read more
King Khalid Medical City, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. AECOM is providing a range of services for this $1.2 billion development, including master planning, architecture, interior design, MEP/civil and structural engineering, cost consultancy, and medical equipment planning. Rendering courtesy AECOM
WSP, AECOM, and KJWW top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest healthcare sector engine...read more
The facility’s roof consists of 3,000 tons of structural steel that support a PTFE membrane. The PTFE fabric is suspended from 430-foot-long structural steel trusses that support an array of structural steel v-columns. Design architect Populous designed the roof form and then worked in tandem with Walter P Moore to create the roof’s structure and subdivide it into trusses. All images and renderings courtesy Populous
The project team employed Revit, Rhino, Grasshopper, Kangaroo, and a host of other software appli...read more
Apartment tenants crave lounge spaces (both indoor and outdoor) and other areas where they can socialize and relax. Photo: Pixabay
Tenants and condo owners crave extra space for their stuff. Most developers are happy to oblige....
Structure Tone's new WELL-certified New York City headquarters, 330 West 34th Street in Manhattan. Photo courtesy Structure Tone
The costs ranged from 50 cents to $4 per sf, according to a ULI report.
The new East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville. A glass-enclosed “light court” with steel replicas of fauna and butterflies provides a colorful distraction for patients and families visiting the hospital. Photo: Denise Retallack
A recently published report by Shepley Bulfinch presents pediatric healthcare environments as “in...read more
AESS steel columns at Lee Hall III, Clemson University, designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners with McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Photo: Courtesy SOM / Scott Frances Photography
Advances in R&D are fostering new forms of structural and aesthetic steel.
“The July figures show the continuation of healthy trends in the construction sector of our econo...read more
AIA’s latest compensation report finds average compensation for staff positions up 2.8% from earl...read more
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The firm will be merging operations immediately with full integration and the name change to DLR...read more
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame test a hybrid concrete shear wall for seismic performance. The study was funded by the Charles Pankow Foundation and the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. Photo: Charles Pankow Foundation
Charlie Pankow’s mandate was simple: Use research to create even better buildings.
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From a practicality standpoint, co-living makes complete sense for young, single, and highly mobi...read more
Engineers with Glumac look to bring an increased level of comfortable to office workers, with the development of G Cloud. This personal environmental control platform incorporates radiant cooling, acoustics absorption, direct/indirect lighting, and a white noise system—all fixed above a single workstation. Courtesy Glumac
Here’s a recap of the noteworthy innovations reported by engineering and E/A firms as part of...read more
The $84 million, 150,000-sf Boston Landing commuter rail station, Boston. STV provided a range of architectural and engineering design services for the new facility. Rendering courtesy Neoscape
AECOM, WSP, and Thornton Tomasetti are among the nation’s largest engineering/architecture firms,...read more
The Faena Arts Center, Miami. Photo: Bruce Damonte, courtesy DeSimone Consulting Engineers
Fluor, Arup, and Jensen Hughes top Building Design+Construction’s ranking of the largest...read more
AdPro Sports Training Center, Buffalo N.Y. Photo: Kimberly Smith Photography, courtesy LPCiminelli
Jacobs, Kraus-Anderson, and Hill International are among the nation’s largest construction manage...read more
Photo courtesy Barton Malow
Turner, Whiting-Turner, and AECOM top Building Design+Construction’s ranking of the nati...read more
Renderings courtesy Related Companies
The 33-story tower will be positioned on the High Line with views of the Hudson River and downtow...read more
Bike storage facilities and “bicycle kitchens” are among the most popular mobility amenities in m...read more
Rick Nelson, Senior Associate at MBH Architects, Alameda, Calif., demonstrates the proper installation of materials to MBH professionals as part of the firm‘s “Hands On University” field training program. Courtesy MBH Architects.
The following is a list of advancements architecture and A/E firms underwent in 2016, as reported...read more