Critical in the repositioning of our postindustrial cities, brownfield redevelopments can transform a blemish on the map into a thriving hub of activity—particularly if designers have a say in the process.
Building management systems bring us one step closer to dummy-proofing your clients’ lives—if we can design and program them correctly.
Clive Wilkinson Architects designed a massive undulating desk for this New York City-based interactive marketing firm.
The ceiling of the 500-seat auditorium at the new Advanced Engineering Building, designed by Richard Kirk Architect and Hassell, on the campus of the University of Queensland is finished in local timber.
In Italy, MoDus Architects wraps a timber construction company’s headquarters with—what else?—wood fins.
The Kirstenbosch Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway takes visitors up, through, and over a national botanical garden and arboretum.
The Istanbul-based architecture and design studio creates a wooden village to encourage wandering in a vast airport terminal.
A boutique Colorado firm is bringing an architect's sensibility to structural engineering, and is landing big-name clients (Michel Rojkind, Sasaki) in the process.
A new report providing quarterly data on workforce trends indicates that a strong construction industry is an encouraging sign for an overall sustained economic recovery.
A former artist resident at Autodesk's Pier9 explains how he used computational design to generate an organic, three-dimensional form.
What employment looked like in construction, manufacturing, and architecture and engineering last year.
Three pre-21st century buildings offer up lessons on how public opinion can evolve to accept once-novel uses of material and form.
This cluster of office buildings in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, was selected as an honorable mention in the 62nd Annual Progressive Architecture Awards.
An initiative of the Wood Products Council, the group's 2015 awards recognize industrial, institutional, multifamily, and commercial projects that use wood for its structural, acoustic, and design potential.
The latest in architectural materials and technology research.
The 3D-printed structure is composed of modules that capture and store solar energy, and can be used at night to illuminate the pavilion based on the day's environmental conditions.
Two firms have won the fifth annual competition focused on sustainable designs.
The Middle Eastern waste management company will source environmentally-conscious materials and integrate systems that are adapted to Sharjah’s climate.
The residential development introduces a green, open design scheme to an urban Roman neighborhood.
The software company claims no CAD expertise is needed for this program, which transforms photos or scans into high-definition 3D models.
Business software review platform G2 Crowd charts design programs based on user satisfaction and market presence.
Experts call on architects to take action at a January conference on technology in architectural practice.
Business software review platform G2 Crowd shows how the leading computer-assisted design software stacks up based on user reviews and market data.
At the International Consumer Electronics trade show held this week in Las Vegas, some of the leaders in small-scale digital fabrication showed how they're turning gadgets into interactive products.
Record-breaking winter storms have dumped several feet of snow and ice on the city, causing buildings to buckle under the accumulated weight.
We round up the latest in materials and architectural research.
Celebrating 100 years, Siam Cement Group asked three studios to each create a building to encourage engagement in the coastal community of Bangsaen. The playground designed by Supermachine is a series of staircases that lead to nowhere.
We bring you the latest from MIT wunderkind Skylar Tibbits, gesture-driven CAD, super-strong snail teeth, and more.
Held in Valencia, Spain, this year from Feb. 9 to 13, the annual event showcased improvements in material performance and imaging for ceramic tile manufactured in Spain and beyond.
The United States is behind in embracing national BIM guidelines. Here’s a look at the industry leaders who are trying to effect change and why architects should care.
Forget clipboards and cameras. With the right apps, you can have everything you need at your fingertips. With guidance from industry professionals, we canvassed app stores for the latest and greatest.
With the array of 3D printers available, and with costs ranging from $1,500 to $150,000, selecting the best model for your firm can be as time consuming as designing a building—almost.
The $44.9 million facility, designed by Joseph Wong Design Associates, joins a host of education projects that are LEED certified or are on track for certification in the city.
Check out these stories, which take a close look at innovative projects that are using wood in creative ways. Proudly sponsored by reThink Wood.
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