The new Whitney Museum of American Art. Photo: Shinya Suzuki, flickr Creative Commons
Many contemporary museum designs are beginning to utilize the exterior wall space to display art...read more
An aerial view of the Susan B. Anthony School in Daly City, Calif., one of the signature projects of Deems Lewis McKinley, which specializes in K-12 design. Image: DLM
The combination is expected to bolster HED’s presence in northern California and the K-12 sector....
Decentralized nurses stations are becoming more common in hospitals looking to improve their patient satisfaction scores. But a University of Kansas research team wonders whether decentralization might be hampering nurses' collaboration. Image: University of Kansas
The Institute of Health + Wellness Design at the University of Kansas raised questions after revi...read more
Goodwill of Greater Washington, D.C. converted a basement into the city’s first Excel Center charter high school for adults. The two-level space looks as much like an office as a school. It also includes daycare services. Goodwill intends to open at least five Excel Adult High Schools in D.C. eventually. The Building Team included Little Diversified Architectural Consulting (architect, interior design, branded design and communications), Engenium Group (MEP), HWH Group (GC), and The Erza Group (owner’s project manager). Photo: Tim Buchan
A dingy basement in Washington is converted to an office-like learning environment.
Image courtesy of The Container Globe
The Container Globe would be used for theater performances, live music, and as a sculpture garden...
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In addition to the airport itself, the overhaul will also improve road and rail access to meet pr...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.
Rendering courtesy of MANICA Architecture
The proposal was designed by MANICA Architecture and would seat 65,000 fans with room to expand t...read more
Rendering courtesy of Superspace
Superspace’s proposal would create a natural promenade atop the ancient stone structure.
Rendering courtesy of BIG
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...
Rendering courtesy of Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects
The 110,000-sm library will be built in Pudong District and sit next to Century Park, Shanghai’s...read more
Rendering courtesy of Space Exploration Architecture
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.
Rendering courtesy of Studio Gang
Designed by Studio Gang, the building’s stacked tiers will each comprise four floors and fan outw...read more
Rendering courtesy of Ennead Architects
Housed within the 400,000-sf building will be the world’s largest planetarium theater.
Photo Credit: Benh Lieu Song, Wikimedia Commons
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.
Rendering courtesy of Carlo Ratti Associati
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
Rendering courtesy of StudioAMD
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.
Rendering courtesy of CetraRuddy
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
Photo: Rasmus Hjortshoj
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.