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
For the Neshaminy School District in Feasterville, Pa., Spiezle Architectural Group designed the 112,000-sf, two-story Tawanka Elementary School, with 40 K-4th grade classrooms. The building was completed in August 2016. Its Building Team included Raymond & Raymond (food services), Consolidated Engineers (MEP), Harrison-Harnett (SE), and Gilmore Associates (CE). Image: Don Pearse Photographers.
Now in its seventh decade, the firm expands its portfolio and moves into a larger HQs.
Chicago native Jeanne Gang, the daughter of an engineer, cut her design teeth at OMA/Rem Koolhaas before launching her firm in 1997. Studio Gang’s widely praised exhibits and design portfolio includes a range of buildings, and its recent work has been exploring new typologies and materials. Photo: Studuio Gang
Studio Gang gains fans with buildings that unite people and embrace the outside world.
One of Eppstein Uhen Architects’ recent projects was the $30 million expansion and renovation of Menasha High School in Wisconsin, completed in 2015, which remodeled 125,000 sf and added 48,155 sf to the footprint. EUA just did some expanding of its own by acquiring Denver-based Burkettdesign. Image: EUA
Has architects in 35 states after acquiring Burkettdesign in Denver.
The Indigo Pine House being assembled. Courtesy Clemson University School of Architecture.
Clemson University’s School of Architecture develops a patent-pending construction method that is...read more
Ascent Apartments achieved Silver certification in California’s Build It Green program, thanks to such features as LED lighting, Energy Star appliances, garage ventilation fans, water-efficient plumbing fixtures, low-VOC paints, and water-saving native vegetation and landscape irrigation. All photos: Stephen Schafer | Schaf Photo
An award-winning rental complex takes its design cues from its historic location in Silicon Valle...
The first quarter 2017 (Q1/17) of ACEC’s Engineering Business Index (EBI) dipped slightly (0.5 po...read more
Amenities like the hotel quality lobby and billiards room distinguish the College & Crown, New Haven, Conn., developed by Centerplan with interiors by Carlin & Company. Photo courtesy Centerplan
This AIA CES course features seven novel approaches developers and Building Teams are taking to r...read more
Hospital rooms are often not designed to accommodate extended stays for anyone other than the pat...read more
Healthcare systems have much to learn from retail. While they have been laser-focused on deliveri...read more
New data from NCARB reveals that while the number of architects remains consistent, practitioners...read more
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.
Photo: Sachimo, Wikimedia Commons
Despite currently being under construction, the building is the center of an ongoing lawsuit file...read more
Larry Barr (second from left), AIA, President of Quinn Evans Architects, standing with the management and principals of Cho Benn Holback + Associates, which Quinn Evans acquires effective May 1. Pictured with Barr are (from left): Brandon Schultz, LEED AP; Diane Cho, AIA, and George Holback, Cho Benn Holback's cofounders; Brian Oster, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; Mark Nook, AIA; and Anath Ranon, AIA, LEED AP BD+C. Image credit: E. Brady Robinson
Quinn Evans Architects and Cho Benn Holback + Associates have similar portfolios with an emphasis...read more
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.
2017 marks the 17th year the AIA has rewarded projects and architects with the Housing Awards....
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.
Streamsong Resort is a luxury golf, spa, and nature-based retreat located in rural Polk County, Fla. The resort’s six-story, 305,000-sf lodge includes 228 guest rooms, a conference center, a spa, a lakeside infinity pool, restaurants, a rooftop bar, and outdoor amenities. The Mosaic Company, a Fortune 500 producer of phosphate-based crop nutrients, developed the resort to showcase the potential of previously mined land. Photo: Al Hurley, Courtesy PCL
Today’s hospitality environments emphasize unique, localized experiences to attract and engage gu...read more
The research involved investigating the feasibility of adapting the design of a sustainable mixed-use high-rise building in the 2016 New York City market to Passivhaus requirements. Rendering: FXFOWLE
A new study conducted by FXFOWLE shows that Building Teams can meet stringent Passivhaus performa...read more
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 Shop East innovation lab presents 13,500 sf of workspace across two floors with an emphasis o...read more
The movie takes a slightly darker tone than previous projects chronicling the starchitect’s rise...read more
Photo: Chris Cunningham Photography
Columbus Metropolitan Library, National Library of Latvia, and Varina Area Library were all honor...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.
A rendering of Miami Worldcenter, a redevelopment in downtown Miami that architect Howard Elkus took a personal interest in. Image: Elkus Manfredi Architects.
Cofounder of Elkus Manfredi Architects, his career spanned five decades, and included a spectrum...read more