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
Related Development recently broke ground in Atlanta on Apogee Midtown, a 39-story, 390-unit apartment project that will include a 77,000-sf Whole Foods Market, and will soon break ground on Apogee Buckhead, with 35 stories and 362 apartments. Investors remain enthusiastic about a multifamily sector whose growth shows little signs of abating. Image: Related Development
Market watchers expect some moderation from record highs, but not much.
Hassalo on 8th, the first new residential building complex within the Lloyd EcoDistrict in Portland, Ore., has its water treated and recycled through the largest natural urban wastewater system in North America. Provided by Biohabitats and engineered by Glumac, the system, which also serves an office building in the ecodistrict, was installed as a tradeoff with the city for lower utility hookup fees. Photo: American Assets Trust/GBD Architects.
EcoDistricts is helping cities visualize a bigger picture that connects their communities.
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The hotel’s 300 rooms are made from 210 prefabricated pods from Polcom Modular.
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The proposal was designed by MANICA Architecture and would seat 65,000 fans with room to expand t...read more
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Superspace’s proposal would create a natural promenade atop the ancient stone structure.
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The 70,000-sf building was developed in collaboration with Boston-based Goody Clancy.
Park West, a 3,400-plus bed student housing complex at Texas A&M, is the university system's fifth public-private parternship in the county. Image: Weitz Company, courtesy of Servitas
Developers hope the early opening of some units sets the tone for the community and future rental...
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The 110,000-sm library will be built in Pudong District and sit next to Century Park, Shanghai’s...read more
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As setting foot on Mars becomes a more realistic goal, the search for how to best develop Archite...read more
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Multifamily green financing programs boomed in 2016, and are likely to continue to grow in 2017,...read more
Dell Children's Hospital, Austin, Texas. Photo: Andreanna Moya Photography
As we approach the end of the second decade of LEED, the financial costs and benefits of going gr...read more
The numbers of older homeowners are rising rapidly, according to the latest analysis of this cohort by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, which notes that an aging population presents several challenges to the housing sector in terms of costs and amenities. Image: JCHS
New Joint Center report projects 66% increase in senior heads of households by 2035.
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Designed by Studio Gang, the building’s stacked tiers will each comprise four floors and fan outw...read more
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Housed within the 400,000-sf building will be the world’s largest planetarium theater.
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The award recognizes an architectural design that has stood the test of time for 25 years.
Competition is fierce among institutions vying for private capital to help fund their building projects. The Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture was partly funded by private donors. A few years ago, the Smithsonian launched its largest-ever capital campaign to raise $1.5 billion. Image: Wikimedia Commons
Capital campaigns abound, even though government financing still plays a vital role.
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Energy created by those exercising within would power the gym down the Seine.
Winthrop, Mass., combined its middle and high schools into a new 189,500-sf, $64 million building. Students study Viking history and work in groups to build Norse-themed artifacts in the annual Viking Longships program (the Viking is the school mascot). HMFH was the architect. Courtesy of Ed Wonsek.
Bigger buildings, more outdoor space, and greater involvement from the private sector are among t...read more
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The building has been opposed for years as activists called for the land to become a public park....
The 50,600-sf John J. Sbrega Health and Science Building is highlighted by an atrium that connects labs and serves as a “learning commons.” Achieving zero-net-energy in this building did not impact its $31.5 million construction budget. Image: Courtesy of Bond
Bristol Community College wants to be carbon neutral by 2050.
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The office, designed by CetraRuddy, will be completed in 2017.
Stoddert Elementary & Community Center, in Washington D.C., features a computer lab rotation design that provides students individual access to technology.
AEC teams are being asked to design and build schools with enough flexibility to adapt to changin...read more
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Two 20-story twisting towers comprise 98 units on a three-acre site near Biscayne Bay.
The 36,700-sf Taubman Complex is connected to neighboring buildings on campus by lifted bridges. Image: ©Nic Lehoux
A giant carbon-fiber orb is a focal point for the Michigan-based school.
Construction delays are common with projects as large as the $354 million Reading Hospital expans...read more
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The Hindu temple will stand 700 feet-tall when completed, easily surpassing the current tallest c...read more
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DWL Architects, SmithGroupJJR, and Corgan design passenger experience that connects to the surrou...read more
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The campus’s new ‘front door’ is designed to immerse visitors and employees into the company’s gl...read more
Airborne San Diego, a three-story indoor skydiving facility, can accommodate all patrons, from beginners to military personnel. Its owner, Airborne America, wants to up to 10 of these venues in the U.S. over the next 5-7 years. Image: Carrier Johnson + CULTURE
The three-year-old company opens its first indoor skydiving facility featuring two wind tunnels....
Rendering courtesy of HOK
The HOK-designed facility was created with more than just NHL games in mind, and has been nominat...read more