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
Complimentary, building-wide WiFi is more or less a given for marketing purposes in the multifami...read more
Dimensional Innovations, an experiential design firm based in Kansas City, Mo., developed the immersive Nick’s Theater, located in the Gerdin Family lobby of the University of Iowa’s Stead Family Children’s Hospital. Patients can run two interactive games on the theater’s 32-foot-long screen, which uses Microsoft Kinect software. Researchers at the National Children’s Medical Center in Washington, D.C., have found that video games can provide a distraction that aids in pain relief. Photo: Alex Grigsby, Dimensional Innovations.
Building Teams help children’s hospitals create a sense of normalcy for patients and their famili...read more
Photo: Halkin Mason, Courtesy KSS Architects.
Designed by KSS Architects and Goody Clancy, the new facility opened prior to the fall 2017 schoo...read more
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New York has the largest hotel construction pipeline of any U.S. market.
Rendering courtesy of Johnson Favaro
The choice comes after a 12-year planning process and a yearlong selection process.
Photo courtesy Motivado Group.
The Ruckus Lofts provide 46 furnished units and 165 beds for UT students.
The LEED Platinum and Zero Net Energy Verified building minimizes energy use via its site orienta...read more
Rendering courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron
The Los Angeles campus is being built at a site in the eastern portion of the Santa Monica Mounta...read more
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The original building was updated and given a new extension and landscaping.
Photo: Ray Cavicchio
The new community offers 292 apartments with 20,000 sf of retail space.
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
Baptist Health Cancer Institute, designed by ZGF Architects. Photo: Halkin Mason Photography
HDR, HKS, and Perkins+Will top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest healthcare sector...read more
The new facility expands on the company’s old distribution facility by over 300,000 sf.
Photo: David Mitchell
The hotel’s uniquely deep foundation allows the building to have extensive amenity space.
Photo: St. Louis College of Pharmacy.
The $50 million building adds over 193,000 sf of space to the campus.
The 122-unit Hotel Trio in Sonoma County is one of several hospitality projects under development in California's wine regions. Image: Courtesy R.D. Olson Construction
New entrant, Hotel Trio, will play up location and affordability.
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
An exterior promenade connects the dining hall to three residence halls on the Core Campus. Image: Jonathan Hilyer
The new dining hall is part of the school’s ongoing efforts to maintain its standing among the co...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
Our current political drama has made our healthcare clients view the future of their business env...read more
Kaiser Permanente opened a new 28,300-sf medical office building in La Habra, Calif., on August 1. This facility is expected to reduce the patient crunch at Kaiser’s MOB in nearby Brea. Image: Anthony Mendoza/Orange County Register
In its first-ever report on this sector, CBRE provides detailed analyses of 30 markets.
USAA is building a 240,000-sf office in suburban Tampa, Fla., for 1,000 additional employees. The company is also expanding its existing campus in Plano, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, with a 150,000-sf building. Suburban office space with urban characteristics still can attract investors and companies. Image: USAA
An analysis of mortgage-backed loans suggests that demand remains relatively steady.
Courtesy BSA LifeStructures.
Hospital systems are finding ways to get facilities built with a lot less money.
Rendering courtesy of Johnson Favaro
The project includes a new library, the renovation of the existing library, and the redevelopment...read more
San Diego's newest library branch is being built on the site of the old International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers building on West Washington Street. It should be completed by October 2018. Image: Courtesy of C.W. Driver Companies
The long-delayed project reflects community design input.
Photo: AGP Amanda Gentle Photography
GrowNYC, a sustainability-focused nonprofit, commissioned ORE Design to create the community even...read more
The 45-story, 500-foot-tall tower is composed of two primary volumes.