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
The 18-story, 350-room Hotel Indigo in downtown Los Angeles, which opens in June, will feature a grand lobby space with a playful design aesthetic that harkens back to the city's storied past, with references to a budding movie industry and the 1920s. Hirsch Bedner Associates designed the hotel. Image: Hotel Indigo
HKS and HBA even see a demand for hotels catering to “agritourism.”
SunTrust Park in Atlanta is racing toward its final stages of construction to be able to open on time for opening day for the Atlanta Braves' MLB baseball team. A newly released time-lapse video captures the last 21 months of construction in a flash. Image: hshin.ajc.com
OxBlue’s time-lapse video draws from more than 200,000 images.
USC Village, a six-building, 1.25-million-sf expansion of the University of Southern California's University Park campus, will be ready for occpancy this fall. The project took 12 years from conception to completion. Image: USC
Prefabrication of the six buildings’ walls reduced construction time by a year.
A new Transwestern report examines the adaptive reuse trend across the U.S.
Image © Volker Kreidler
The hall hosted its debut concert on Saturday, March 4 with a performance by the Boulez Ensemble....
Successfully developing a complete and well thought out Total Project Budget is perhaps the most...read more
This paper is the first in a planned three-part series of studies on the evolution of diverse off...read more
Rendering courtesy of Decibel Architecture
The building will act as a symbol of growth and prosperity for the city of Hanoi.
The Freedom Center in South Huntsville, Ala., is an office complex that is seen as part of the revitalization of that part of the city. Torch Technologies, the building's anchor tenant, spearheaded the redevelopment. Image: J. Hanshaw Photography
The newly opened Freedom Center, near Redstone Arsenal, includes a 10,000-sf conference center....
Rendering courtesy of Steelblue.
The ground-up development will feature 255 hotel rooms and 69 residential units.
601, an 11,500-sf multipurpose space within American Airlines Arena in Miami, is big enough to host three or four parties and events at once. Image: Courtesy The Heat Group
601 offers variety and flexibility not found in the arena’s other food and entertainment location...
A simulation at Grady Health's campus in Atlanta, where nurses, providers, and facility leadership could try out a Ponta overhead beam system under real-life care conditions. A white paper from Georgia Tech concludes that these beam systems are superior to other kinds of overhead boom systems for providing access to patients, gases, and equipment in critical care settings. Image: White paper titled “Comparison of Overhead Utility Systems for Intensive Care Rooms”
It concludes that a ceiling-mounted beam system is best suited to provide critical care settings...read more
A rendering of the 42,500-sf, $29 million Innovation and Discovery Center at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa., which broke ground last October. Kinsley Construction is the GC on the project, designed by Ellenzweig. Last year, spending on education construction spending rose nationally by 6.5% to $88.9 billion. And a new survey of preK-12 school districts and colleges finds strong construction and renovation activities underway this year. The Ursinus project should be completed in time for the fall 2018 semester. Image: Ellenzweig
Surveys of school districts and colleges, though, raise questions about financing for future proj...read more
Rendering courtesy of Studio Gang
Solar Carve Tower advances Studio Gang’s ‘solar carving’ design strategy.
Rendering courtesy of Toll Brothers City Living
The building will offer 133 units across its 18 stories.
Rendering courtesy of Leo A Daly
The project is being hailed as the city’s most transformative since the construction of the Super...read more
Rendering courtesy of 3XN Architects.
The Danish firm beat entries from Zaha Hadid Architects and Henning Larsen Architects for the pro...read more
Rendering courtesy of Mecanoo.
Great Halls, an auditorium, a fabrication lab, and a roof garden will all be added to the Ludwig...read more
Rendering courtesy of WXY architecture + urban planning.
The project looks to provide an enhanced sense of place for tenant companies and community member...
Hospitals’ energy costs per square foot (red boxes) have fluctuated greatly since 1999. Energy use intensity (Btu/sf/year) and energy costs (ft2/year) fell slightly in 2015. Chart ©2016 Grumman/Butkus Associates.
Report examines electricity, fossil fuel, water/sewer, and carbon footprint.
Rendering courtesy of BIG
The factory will immerse employees and visitors in nature from all sides.
Sodexo's Institute of Quality of Life has produced an expansive report that examines global workplace trends. The report argues in favor of a “people-centric” approach to workplaces that places the well being and value of employees above all else. Image: Pixabay
The latest Sodexo report on workplace trends explores 10 factors that are impacting the global wo...read more
Photo: Morphosis Architects
The redesigned rooms focused on scale, color, tactility, unexpected form, and connections to the...read more
Photo courtesy of Cuningham Group
The hall offers bountiful natural light with enough space to build large-scale projects.
A rendering of the criminal justice facility that Rock Ventures is offering to build in Detroit's Wayne County in exchange for a coveted parcel of land on which the Rock Ventures would build a complex that includes a Major League Soccer stadium, a hotel, offices and apartments. Image: Rock Ventures LLC
He would take over a downtown Detroit site, where he wants to build a soccer stadium, and build a...read more
Rendering courtesy of PLP Architecture.
Friars Bridge Court will provide a transition between the unvarying height of the buildings to th...read more
Hospitals of Providence’s 40,000-sf microhospital in the El Paso suburb of Horizon City will serve a market whose population has exploded despite being nearly an hour’s drive from the nearest full-size hospital. Photo: Courtesy The Hospitals of Providence.
Microhospitals are acute care facilities that are smaller than the typical acute care hospital. T...read more
Rendering courtesy of White Arkitekter.
The building will be a train station and City Hall for the Swedish city of Växjö.
Rendering courtesy of Foster + Partners.
The Foster + Partners-designed building will address the shortage of accommodation in Mecca.