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Marine Education Center at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

Marine Education Center at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, Mississippi | Lake|Flato Architects in association with Unabridged Architecture

May 26, 2020 | AIA

Projects integrate high design with advanced performance in ten key areas.

Photo by Natanael Melchor via Unsplash

The American College of Healthcare Architects surveyed 129 of its members on the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on the design of hospitals and other medical facilities.

   

May 22, 2020 | AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HEALTHCARE ARCHITECTS

The American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA) has released the key findings of a survey...

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Image of Wel at Humana, a fitness center in Louisville, Ky.

IA | Interior Architects recently completed Wel at Humana, a 29,000-sf fitness center in Louisville, Ky. IA's strategic alliance with Space Matrix will connect the two firms' 1,400 professionals. Images: IA | Interior Archtects

   

May 21, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

IA | Interior Architects and Space Matrix aspire to more organized project delivery.

The Wave art installation in Seoul, South Korea

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May 20, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The anamorphic illusion is complete with matching sound effects.

 

Cushman Wakefield 6 Feet Office coronavirus

After decades of favoring density, office tenants are now thinking how to better protect their workers from disease transmission. One idea comes from Cushman & Wakefield, whose “6 foot office” concept lays out an office workspace for social distancing, but also requires an agreement among workers and employers to stick to it. Photo courtesy Cushman & Wakefield

   

May 18, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Making workplaces safer will require behavioral resolve nudged by design.

P2S Inc. acquires Notkin Mechanical Engineers
May 11, 2020 | P2S Inc.

The move expands P2S’ engineering and commissioning presence into the Pacific Northwest.

Data centers as a service: The next big opportunity for design teams

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May 08, 2020 | Gregg Young, Board of Advisors, VIATechnik

As data centers compete to process more data with lower latency, the AEC industry is ideally po...

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May 06, 2020 | Keith Hammelman, PE

What will be the new normal in the post-COVID-19 world and to what extent will the way we inter...

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Gilbane's Supply Chain update cautions that products shipped from certain countries are being held up because of the COVID-19 situation. Image: Gilbane Building Products

   

April 30, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Imported products seem more susceptible to delays

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April 23, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Explore the building with Frank Lloyd Wright Trust curator David Bagnall.

 

ACF units modified from existing modular pods

ACF units modified from existing modular containers. Photo: PODS.

April 21, 2020 | CALLISONRTKL

CallisonRTKL and PODS collaborate on repurposed containers for ACFs

93% of renters pay their rent by mid-April 2020, says NMHC

Despite the economic downturn from the coronavirus pandemic, the overwhelming majority of renters in professionally managed multifamily housing paid all or part of their rent by mid-April. Image courtesy Pixabay.

April 15, 2020 | NATIONAL MULTIFAMILY HOUSING COUNCIL

In its second survey of 11.5 million units of professionally managed apartment units across the...

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Manor Miramar, designed by Stantec for Related Cos.

Manor Miramar, in Miramar, Fla., designed by Stantec for Related Group. Rendering: Stantec

April 15, 2020 | STANTEC

Related Group picks Stantec to design and engineer Manor Miramar residences in Florida.

USACE general Mark Toy briefed by Tarlton Corp. officials

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Maj. Gen. R. Mark Toy is briefed by Tarlton construction executives on the site of the alternate care facility. From left: Senior Project Manager Cameron Denison, who managed the night team; Vice President Joe Scarfino, who led the effort and managed the day team; and EVP John Doerr. 

April 14, 2020 | TARLTON CORP.

Missouri’s first Alternate Care Facility ready for coronavirus patients

Meet Spot Dog: The robotic inspection dog for construction jobsites

This four-legged robot, whose gait resembles a dog's, is capturing construction data for several general contractors around the country. Images courtesy Swinerton

    

April 13, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Boston Dynamics, the robot’s creator, has about 100 machines in the field currently.

COVID-19 patient rooms in alternate care facility

Typical COVID-19 patient room layout in an alternate care facility. Photo: Henderson Engineers

April 10, 2020 | JAKE KATZENBERGER, MARK CHRISMAN, AND RUSS MURDOCK, HENDERSON ENGINEERS

COVID-19: Converting existing unused or underused hospitals, hotels, convention centers, and ot...

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NRCA survey of roofing contractors on COVID-19 impact on business

An NRCA survey of roofing contractors found that the majority of respondents (52%) said their businesses had been significantly or very significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 08, 2020 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR

NRCA survey shows 52% of roofing contractor said COVID-19 pandemic was having a significant or...

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NMHC survey of multifamily GCs delays

The NMHC found that the majority of the 135 multifamily contractors surveyed had experienced delays with apartment or condominium projects due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

   

April 05, 2020 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR

The...

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LBM building materials revenue 2019

Lumber and building materials revenue totaled $72 billion in 2019, according to Principia.

April 05, 2020 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR
The first 500 patient rooms at McCormick Place Convention Center.

The first 500 patient rooms at McCormick Place Convention Center. The 10X10-foot "rooms" have a cot, folding chair, lamp, and blanket, and a bowl containing a toothbrush, surgical masks, and earplugs.

    

April 04, 2020 | Walsh Construction

Walsh Construction, one of the largest contractors in the city of Chicago and in the United Sta...

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U of Chicago Medicine workers with face shields produced by bKL architects.

University of Chicago Medicine workers with face shields produced by bKL architects

April 04, 2020 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR

Architecture firms from coast to coast have suddenly turned into manufacturing centers for the...

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AGC's webinar series revolves around helping contractors navigate changes caused by the coronavirus. Images: Associated General Contractors of America

   

March 21, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The programming, which begins Monday, will offer advice on how businesses might need to adjust...

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Gensler's Denver office lobby space. Photo courtesy Gensler

Gensler's Denver office lobby space. Photo courtesy Gensler

   

March 15, 2020 | J. Kevin Heinly, AIA, LEED AP. Managing Director, Principal, Gensler

Touch-free design solutions and air purifiers can enhance workplace wellness.

S/L/A/M Collaborative added practices and markets through its acquisition of parts of Heery from CBRE. Image: S/L/A/M Collaborative

March 11, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The architectural firm acquires five of Heery’s practices and adds 70 people.

Cornell University rowing has been transformed into a waterfront campus destination. Photo courtesy HGA

Cornell University rowing has been transformed into a waterfront campus destination. Photo courtesy HGA

   

March 09, 2020 | D'Andre Willis, AIA, Principal, VP, HGA Architects and Engineers

As colleges become more diverse, campus conversation is focusing on how to create equitable env...

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New York's façade inspection program gets an overhaul following a death from falling terra cotta
March 09, 2020 | Hoffmann Architects

January 14, 2020, kicked off big changes to the NYC Local Law 11 Façade Inspection and Safety P...

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Mobile wayfinding platform helps patients, visitors navigate convoluted health campuses

As soon as visitors step out of their car in the parking garage, the mobile wayfinding platform provides turn-by-turn, Blue Dot navigation through the entire campus. Photos: Gozio Health

   

March 09, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Gozio Health uses a robot to roam hospital campuses to capture data and create detailed maps of...

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Auburn University, Robins & Morton open Construction Field Laboratory

Robins & Morton Construction Field Laboratory at Auburn University. Photo courtesy Robins & Morton

   

March 09, 2020 |

Robins & Morton and Auburn University’s College of Architecture, Design and Construction (C...

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BuroHappold commits to all new building projects achieving net-zero carbon by 2030

BuroHappold’s work for the new Santa Monica (Calif.) City Services Building will help it become one of the first municipal facilities to meet the cutting-edge criteria for ILFI’s Living Building Challenge.

  

March 09, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The engineering firm also launched a long-term partnership with ILFI.

March 05, 2020 | Danielle Dy Buncio, Co-Founder & CEO, VIATechnik

During this Women in Construction Week, we shine a spotlight on 17 female leaders in design, co...

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