The construction economic update is an analysis of the monthly economic indices provided by the federal government.
An in-patient hospital and an outpatient facility will be the centerpiece of the campus and together total four million square feet.
The first round of approved schools include a diverse array of both public and private accredited B.Arch and M.Arch programs across nine jurisdictions.
Winners of the 37th Annual Interiors Awards will be published in the January/February issue of Contract, and honored at the Interiors Awards Breakfast on January 29, 2016.
This year’s theme and the exhibition will highlight the far-reaching effect architects can have across the world, with a specific emphasis on four possible projects in postindustrial Detroit.
Selected over New York–based KPF and British firm Foster+Partners, DCA will not begin renovations until the site’s diplomatic staff is relocated to a new embassy that is currently under construction.
The location may be highly desirable to tech companies, and negotiations have begun with an unnamed client, thought to be Apple, who may occupy the entire development.
Populous, HMC Architects, Chu+Gooding Architects, and OLIN have been chosen to complete the expansion and renovation, which will cost an estimated $350 million.
The district could see as much as 600,000 square feet of new commercial and office space constructed over the next five years.
A rise in employment, low interest rates, and major local developments currently underway may be influencing New York's recent surge in office space.
The deadline to submit credentials and samples of work is September 16.
The nonprofit organization is constructing the 183,700-square-foot building to better accommodate its 42,000 monthly client visits and act as its new administrative headquarters.
The student navigation and support hub will also house the school’s music and musical theater programs
During the project’s first phase, a 2,500-space parking area and 16–24 new gates will be constructed to better accommodate domestic and international flights.
Currently headquartered in downtown Bellevue, Washington, the online travel company will relocate to a waterfront property along Seattle’s Elliott Bay shoreline, which is currently undergoing a billion dollar redevelopment.
The development is a collaborative project between real estate advisory firm Sterling Project Development (SPD), global architectural firm ROSSETTI, and Biederman Redevelopment Ventures.
Spanning 40,000 square feet, the sustainable building will be four times larger than the company’s current design facility and integrate 3M solutions and technology.
Renderings reveal a series of curvaceous, potted-plant-inspired structures that contain both private and communal spaces beneath draping rooftop gardens.
Founded by a U.S. Act of Congress in 2013, the competition aims to redesign a 1.8-acre site near the White House in Washington, D.C.
Although there was a slight decrease in the ABI score to 54.7, any score above 50 still equates to an overall increase in design services.
Geared toward architects, designers, and facility managers affiliated with General Services Administration (GSA), the show will take place October 28–29 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
Built by UK architecture firm BDP in the 1960s, Preston Bus Station will be repurposed as the OnSide Youth Zone—an approximately $20 million project comprising one aspect of a broad, city-center redevelopment plan.
The university has proposed Washington Park and Jackson Park as potential location sites, but the exact location for the center has yet to be announced.
Dallas–based architecture firm HDF will serve as architect of record for the building, which is currently under development by Harwood International as part of a broader master plan for the 18-block Harwood area.
The initiative aims to reimagine the curriculum with integrated opportunities for students to take each division of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) and satisfy Intern Development Program (IDP) requirements before graduating
Winners were chosen for their ability to spark a public dialogue while exploring architecture’s role in society.
The deal was made effective as of July 26, 2015, and will see both companies joining to provide a broader scope of services.
Since 2010, revenue has risen to more than $11 billion, which accounts for approximately 75 percent of the decline felt from 2008-2010.
The Chicago design community and invited guests gathered on June 13 for The Imagine Ball, the 27th annual black-tie fundraising gala for Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS/Chicago (DIFFA/Chicago).
Honoring both architects and firms for top-quality educational design work, the awards annually challenge designers to get creative with experimental work that seeks to advance the industry through innovative ideas and concepts.
Interiors were conceived by Starwood’s in-house design team, led by Senior Vice President of Design Kemper Hyers, and New York–based AvroKo.
The two-day gathering will be held November 4–6 at The Brice Hotel in Savannah, Georgia.
Renderings reveal a massive, mixed-use complex designed to interconnect with the surrounding community via a series of indoor and outdoor spaces dotted throughout linear building edges that encompass five public parks.
The modernist Chancery building and its 28-acre campus will be restored and expanded with a new office annex during the first phase of development.
The structure was developed via systems methodology, which utilizes patterns found in the environment to inform the aesthetic.
Chicago–based architect Gunny Harboe, president of Harboe Architects, PC, has been selected as the leading architect of the renovation.
During his tenure with the organization, Parken made significant contributions to the architecture, design, and construction industries, and helped to augment the organization’s member services and event programming.
United currently utilizes the Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) Memorial stadium, however the league hopes the new design will offer a more modern and intimate alternative.
The memorial was erected in Hyde Park as a military monument but was not fully realized due to a lack of funds attributed to the Great Depression.
Recently approved by the Jerusalem Municipality, the Pyramid Tower will become a public space for both residents and visitors.
The competition was only open to some of the most prestigious universities and both winning universities will work in collaboration with the Harbin Institute of Technology of China (HIT) to design the school.
The building's completion will finalize the school’s approximately $62 million redevelopment plan.
The construction market saw its most activity occurring in the commercial sector, which will likely see an overall increase in spending of 12.3 percent in 2015.
Construction of the new space is scheduled to begin this September, and the move is slated for February 2016.
The project’s first phase will cost approximately $4 billion and is expected to relieve traffic congestion via a single central terminal that is 600 feet closer to the Grand Central Parkway.
A glass-wrapped base will support an upside-down trapezoidal structure, which will feature crimson columns that rise along its exterior and a glazed pavilion that hovers two stories above.
The hubs are in development to connect Moscow’s old and new districts and expand the city from the south side, reducing both traffic and pollution.
The BIG design was chosen by New York–based international developer and fund manager Tishman Speyer during a competition that resulted in five shortlisted proposals.
To contain a residential section for both patients and staff, the institution will be completely unique among hospitals in Africa.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reports that the ABI score has indicated an increase in design services and has achieved its highest point in more than eight years.
The expansion will feature a new three-story wing designed by New York–based Ennead Architects, and the off-site Collection Stewardship Center designed by Boston–based Schwartz/Silver Architects.
The circuitous complex centers around a museum celebrating the region’s notable ceramics production industry and includes a gate, master building, hotel, and an industrial ceramics processing area.
This year’s theme “Battles to be Won” will emphasize how improving the built environment can enhance people’s overall quality of life.
If it had been completed, the stadium would have been one of the most costly sporting venues ever constructed.
While the Performance Award was given to Chifley Tower, Holedeck received the Innovation Award.
Following a series of revisions, the final memorial design now meets the design principles established by the National Capital Planning Commission.
His role will officially end this September, at which point he plans to focus more on his work with locally based dRMM—a firm he founded with Sadie Morgan and Philip Marsh in 1995.
The voluptuous form uses parametric modeling software to create a series of curves and bulges in reference to the undulating, fabric-wrapped dancers in Beyoncé’s “Ghost” music video.
Located in Liévin, northern France (Nord-Pas-de-Calais) on a site neighboring the Louvre-Lens museum, the approximately 65,615-square-foot, one-story building will feature a green roof and primarily facilitate study and research.
The report explores the behaviors of candidates for architectural licensure and has revealed a growing number of architects licensed to practice in the U.S.
New York–based firm WASA/Studio A, lead by Pratt alumnus Jack Esterson, designed the 15,000-square-foot institution in the former Prattstore building.
Located in Queens, the midcentury modern building was originally designed by Harrison and Abramovitz Architects for the 1964/1965 World’s Fair and is among the few surviving structures.
Gadanho will resign from his position as curator of contemporary art and architecture at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, which he was appointed to three years ago.
Despite concerns with the sustainability of its design, the tower will be the city’s first skyscraper built in more than 40 years.
Known for designing midcentury steel homes and the main terminal at the Palm Springs International Airport in California, Wexler was a disciple of California architect Richard Neutra and a proponent of the desert modern movement.
The competition honors healthcare interior architecture and design in seven categories with winners featured in Contract magazine’s October issue and on contractdesign.com.
A member of IIDA NY since 2002, Michael-Battaglia has worked with the Leaders Breakfast committee since 2011 and previously served as vice president of membership from 2008 to 2009.
Tehrani brings with him more than 25 years of industry experience, during which he founded Boston–based NADAAA.
The Los Angeles City Council has unanimously granted final approval to construct the $300 million Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.
As the country’s first U.S. Diplomacy museum, the facility is slated to re-engage the nation with diplomatic virtues and ideas.
Since 2003, Fedrizzi has served as CEO for the organization, which has assembled a search committee to fill the position for 2017.
Currently in the schematic design phase, tower construction will begin this October with a slated completion date of 2018.
The 2016 ASID Board of Directors term begins on October 1, 2015, and the current board will continue to serve until then.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported that the ABI score increased from 48.8 in April to 51.9 in May, reflecting an increase in design services.
The winning design will be an interactive experience that engages visitors with museum artwork and programs throughout linked pavilions and plazas positioned around an interior street.
Several indicators, such as an increase of billing and inquiries, suggest that the design industry has recovered from the 2008 recession and that firms of all sizes will hire new employees within the next year.
The approximately 262,467-sqaure-foot science museum will be located on the south bank of the Pearl River
Gerkan, Marg and Partners’ 268,395-square-foot design references the historic Chigang Pagoda
Martin Lesjak, co-founder of INNOCAD and Contract 2015 Designer of the Year, and fashion designer Anastasija Sugic delivered a keynote presentation at NeoCon about their work through 13&9 Design, of which they are both CEOs and creative directors.
Spanish architect and designer Patricia Urquiola discusses her inspirations, the trajectory of her career, and what she has learned from consistently pushing the boundaries as a woman in the design industry.