A growing number of Americans are opting out of office work. Employers can make the office environment more appealing—and in the process foment innovation—through better workspace design and by allowing greater latitude in where work takes place, according to a new survey conducted by Gensler. Image: Pixabay
A poll of 4,000-plus U.S. workers finds the most innovative among them spend less time at the off...read more
Ark Encounter. Photo and video courtesy Ark Encounter.
Ark Encounter, the largest timber-framed structure in the world, opened in Kentucky.
A four-story atrium sits at the center of the proposed LEGO world headquarters building. Renderings courtesy CF Møller. Click here to enlarge.
The 52,000-sm complex will incorporate many familiar motifs from the popular plastic building blo...read more
Renderings and video courtesy Broadway Malyan. Click here to enlarge.
The $100 million “Crown of Miami” will provide visitors panoramic views, and it will glow at nigh...read more
The 412 W. 15th St. office complex in New York City will have 8,200 sf of outdoor space on six terraces. Renderings courtesy Rockpoint Group. Click here to enlarge.
Plans originally called for a hotel, but the architect and developers adapted their design for co...read more
Construction in Tempe, Ariz. Photo: lunita lu/Creative Commons.
Legislature accused of ignoring 1994 ruling ordering state to pick up some of the costs.
Gilbane Building Company utilized advanced 3D scanning technology as part of a virtual design and...read more
Denver’s downtown Civic Center Station. Renderings courtesy Perkins Eastman. Click here to enlarge.
Renovations to a 30-year-old bus transit hub will improve commutes and lure visitors.
All renderings courtesy ODA New York. Click here to enlarge.
Bushwick II will feature light-filled plaza spaces, a roof for urban living, and more than 800 ap...read more
Images courtesy CBRE
Compliance processes can be handled efficiently with a little bit of foresight. CBRE's Patrick Du...read more
Room available through Airbnb. Photo: Geremy F/Creative Commons
Allegedly removing thousands of housing units from market, driving up rents.
Cranes are springing up all over downtown Seattle, where 65 buildings are currently under construction. Image: Downtown Seattle Association
Development investment is twice what it was five years ago.
Latest survey by RENTCafé tracks size changes in 95 metros.
Infrastructure investment, led by transit-oriented projects, is driving economic growth in many of America's largest cities. Image: Transwestern
Competitiveness and economic development are at stake for cities, says Transwestern.
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in Virginia. Photo: Fort Belvoir Community Hospital/Creative Commons.
Consortium members discussed how architects, designers, and health professionals can best apply d...read more
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama. Photo: Public.Resource.Org/Creative Commons.
With experience designing cultural and academic facilities, Williams and Tsien got the nod over o...read more
Taipei 101, a 2.1-million-sf, 1,667-foot-tall office building in Taiwan that was completed in 2004, was chosen by the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat as the winner of its 2016 Performance Award for efficiency and sustainability. CTBUH also selected what it considers to be the best tall buildings in four regions of the world. Image: @Taipai Financial
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat selects winners in four regions.
The Presidential Suite with rooftop balcony at the 336-guestroom Gallivant Times Square in New York, which was unveiled earlier this month as a renamed and reimagined boutique hotel. New York has more hotel projects and rooms under construction than any metro in the world, according to Lodging Econometrics. Image: The Gallivant Times Square
New York continues to be the leader among metros in projects and rooms in the pipeline, according...read more
A hilltop public information center being built on the grounds of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu is designed to let in the maximum daylight possible. Image: Architects Hawaii, Ltd.
The upgrade adds new resting spaces for urns containing cremated remains of Armed Forces servicem...read more
The $46 million Charlotte Park Apartments project, part of the 295-acre Hitachi master-planned community in San Jose, Calif., features 200 affordable apartments built by ROEM Buillders, Inc. In its latest “State of the Nation's Housing Market” report, the Joint Center for Housing Studies laments that projects like this one, for moderate- and low-income renters, are fewer and farther between. Image: ROEM Builders
The Joint Center for Housing Studies’ latest disection of America’s housing market finds moderate...read more
For federal courthouses, embassies, government facilities and other high profile buildings, build...read more
CVS Health is among the retail pharmacies that are expanding their health clinics by adding services and investing in IT. Consumers gain in convenience and access, but these retail clinics have the potential to disrupt conventional healthcare providers, according to research by Accenture Consulting. Image: BD+C
Service expansions help dealers boost clinics’ profitability.
The International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. Rendering courtesy SPY. Click here to enlarge.
The building will have a glass veil that surrounds an enclosed black box, a setup that the museum...read more
The performance space at the Omaha (Neb.) Conservatory of Music was carved from the sanctuary of what had been Temple Israel. Image: @2015 Dan Schwalm/HDR
The Omaha Conservatory of Music gets a new home in a temple. A fire leads to an ambitious rebuild...read more
Dero's Bike Depot. Click here to enlarge.
The units accommodate short-term and long-term storage at transit stations, university campuses,...read more
Open concept meeting space in an office in Redmond, Wash. Photo: Wonderlane/Creative Commons.
Open-plan offices found to worsen distraction problem.
Rendering of the planned $1.5 billion replacement of the 50-year-old Gerald Desmond Bridge, at the Port of Long Beach, Calif. The new bridge will allow larger, taller vessels to pass under it. Click here to enlarge.
The expansion of the Panama Canal might make some eastern U.S. ports more attractive to large-ves...read more
East Coast and Gulf Coast port cities can benefit from an expanded Panama Canal. Click here to enlarge.
Cities lining the East Coast and Gulf Coast, from New York City to New Orleans, are spending big...read more
Bell Park Centre. Renderings courtesy WilkinsonEyre and Ivanhoé Cambridge. Click here to enlarge.
A sloping plaza with trees, grass, and gardens connects the two downtown towers.
Rendering courtesy C.F. Møller
The development acts as a transition area between a traditional urban landscape and parklands....