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
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Gold Award: A new mixed-use transit center fulfills Denver’s 28-year plan to improve access to th...read more
Its striking cast-aluminum, 3,600-panel façade provides transparency into the museum’s above- ground interior space. Courtesy Brad Feinknopf.
Gold Award: The Smithsonian Institution’s newest museum is a story of historical and construction...read more
The Building Team made extensive use of mockups to sort out interior details and materials. Bruce Damonte Photography.
Gold Award: The Building Team for L.A.’s newest courthouse went way beyond what was expected....
A renovated bathroom in one of the dozen apartments in Naomi's Way in New Brunswick, N.J., a permanent housing facility for at-risk families. Image: American Standard Brands
American Standard and Philips Lighting donate products and manpower.
The new residential commons building has been designed with the specific purpose of opening up to the surrounding neighborhood. Tom Harris Photography.
Gold Award: The University of Chicago’s new Residential Commons is part campus, part community....
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Gold Award: Community involvement was paramount as Newtown, Conn., replaced the school where a ma...read more
The robotics labs at the 71,000-sf John J. Bowen Center for Science and Innovation, on the Providence, R.I., campus of Johnson & Wales University. This STEM building provides teaching labs and support spaces for engineering, biology, physics, chemistry, and organic chemistry. Photo courtesy John Horner.
Preparing students for life after graduation has become the primary motivator behind construction...read more
Rendering courtesy CTA Architects
The affordable housing complex was hit hard during Hurricane Sandy, leaving residents without ele...read more
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744 LEGO bricks are used to recreate the famous Wright design, including the 1992 addition.
David Baker at his firm’s most recent apartment project, Potrero 1010. Photo: Anne Hamersky Media
For 35 years, architect David Baker has been a spirited voice for affordable housing, in San Fran...read more
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Colleges and universities are adept at tapping a variety of sources—taxpayers, investors, donors,...read more
Photo: Nick Ulivieri Photography, courtesy Clark Construction
Platinum Award: It took guts for a developer and its Building Team to take on a site others had s...read more
Image courtesy of PortLiving.
The wood, concrete, and glass building will rise approximately 233 feet when finished.
A “learning stair” will connect the cafeteria to the main level.
All photos: Garrett Rowland
The open plan concept features a Heineken bar and multiple social zones.
In collaboration with room2learn, NAC launched a campaign aimed at crowd-sourcing information on...read more
The exterior of Johnson Building, one of two buildings that comprise the Boston Public Library, whose $78 million renovation breathed new life into the landmark facility. Image: Bruce T. Martin Photography
Visitors are flocking to its brighter, connected halls, which now include retail and digital comp...read more
Wooster Hall, looking north as sunlight strikes the steps of the atrium, marking solar noon. Photo: © 2016 Tim Hursley
Success in retrofit projects requires an entirely different mindset than in new construction, wri...read more
An 8-million-pound retractable shell is one of the signature design and engineering features of The Shed, a 200,000-sf cultural facility that is part of the ongoing redevelopment of New York's west side. Image: BD+C
The facility, designed for maximum programming flexibility, includes a massive movable shell. ...
The building will be within walking distance to the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters.
Rendering courtesy of Goettsch Partners.
The Chicago-based firm won a design competition to design the complex located in Wuhan, China....
Image courtesy of Metropolis Books.
The installation will showcase 200 years worth of unrealized Big Apple projects via original draw...read more
Rendering courtesy of MIR.
The buildings are on an elevated platform and the surrounding walkways are suspended so as not to...read more
One Ala Moana, in Honolulu, was originally designed to be constructed above the parking garage, but the developer went bankrupt in the recession. When the project was brought back to life, Solomon Cordwell Buenz (architect) and Magnusson Klemencic Associates (SE) came up with a new scheme that added valuable space to the tower. Photo: Mariko Reed/SCB.
How designers figured out a way to nestle an 18-story condo tower on top of an existing parking s...read more
Renderings courtesy LA Rams
The Rams and Chargers won’t be able to move in until the 2020 season.
Photo courtesy of Amaze Design.
Amaze Design designed the 10,000-sf space.
Rendering courtesy of Chapman Taylor
The 220-room Holiday Inn Express hopes to be completed in less than 12 months.