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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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%.
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Often credited as being a pioneer for women architects for her work in a male-dominated field, Ha...read more
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Firms represented by the projects and initiatives receiving grants include HKS, DO|SU Studio Arch...read more
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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
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The new Rubenstein Commons will be a 20,000-sf structure at the center of the campus for the Inst...read more
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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
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The location isn't yet determined, but the new stadium will have a moat for kayaking.
Photo: Arndt Schlaudraff, via Dezeen
Arndt Schlaudraff brings the beauty out of the rugged, linear style of buildings most popular a h...read more
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With a new name, logo, and mission, the Open Architecture Collaborative is seeking a fresh start....
Prentice Women's Hospital Building in Chicago. Photo: Erin Nekervis/Creative Commons
A new survey from engineering firm Grumman/Butkus Associates examines electricity, fossil fuel, w...read more
AIA's latest diversity report paints a picture of an industry that still isn't proactively recruiting, developing, or promoting enough women or people of color. Image: Pixabay
Dissatisfaction with “work-life balance” and compensation are cited as reasons why companies’ div...read more
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff worked with HOK on the recently opened Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC). Photo: Ron Reiring/Creative Commons.
The new office will specialize in building enclosure engineering.
Designed by Three Square Design Group, Legacy at Crystal Falls is a 48,400 sf assisted living facility in Leander, Texas. Images courtesy Method Architecture. (Click here for larger photo).
In mid-2016, Architects-Plus and Three Square Design Group will join to make a studio that will d...read more
Construction of Edmonton's Rogers Place in the summer of 2015. Thornton Tomasetti is the building's structural engineer. Photo: WpgJets4Life/Wikimedia Commons.
The global engineering firm already has a history of working with Canadian architects and develop...read more
Rendering courtesy Luxigon
The only connection between the complex and the mainland will be a narrow pedestrian bridge.
Construction of the SLS Hotel & Residences Brickell in Miami in February, 2016. Photo: Phillip Pessar/Creative Commons
Nonresidential construction spending expanded 2.5% on a monthly basis and 12.3% on a yearly basis...read more
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This year’s report shows that spending in 2015 reached the highest level since the Great Recessio...read more
For the first time since the recession, office deliveries outpaced office starts in 2015, according to JLL's latest construction report. Image: Pixabay
Its latest report cautions about ongoing cost increases related to finding skilled laborers.
The mosaics should embody the ideals of being bold and cutting-edge through literal or abstract n...read more
Wright was honored with the Construction Writers Association’s Silver Hard Hat Award for lifetime achievement.
Gordon Wright, whose career at BD+C spanned 32 years, passed away on February 15, at the age of 7...read more