Established by U.S. President Barack Obama’s grandmother, the foundation seeks to provide, education, food, and shelter to African families in need.
LHSA + DP was selected through an international competition held by the Americans for Bulgaria Foundation, who also hired on Sofia-based A+A Architects, along with several other local engineers and fabricators.
The structure adjoins Regenstein Hall—home to the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music—and allows for Bienen to consolidate for the first time.
In reference to the region’s prominent use of timber, the gallery will be a 230-foot-tall structure clad in wood with cantilevered roofs.
Founded in 2012 by Joseph Mizzi and Nchimunya Wulf, 14+ Foundation is a nonprofit that aims to develop, build, and operate schools and orphanages in underdeveloped African areas.
The site offers a host of facilities geared toward the company’s scientists and engineers, such as a series of 100 laboratories totaling 63,000 square feet.
The Tianjin City project—located approximately 75 miles southeast of Beijing—will open in 2018 as a collaborative effort between Juilliard and several other institutions.
The schematic design was recently approved by Oklahoma City Airport Trust and hopes to increase the terminal’s capacity.
The new fourth-floor space will span an estimated 13,000 square feet in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin's Pabst Professional Center, an office development.
The award was founded in 2008 and is annually bestowed upon emerging architects and urban designers in recognition of works with significant social impact.
Since its debut, Zaera-Polo has issued a statement that the station’s design does not honor his original concept, which was altered by British railway operator Network Rail.
The mixed-use complex will be an urban campus with structural architecture that aims to aesthetically meld with the district.
The event will be held November 14–17, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
Founded in 2012, the awards honor the highest level of creativity and design excellence in interior design and architecture projects throughout their eponymous regions.
The large-scale project will be built on a 239-acre plot that is primarily occupied by a landfill, and it will feature more than 9.2 million square feet of retail, entertainment, office, and residential space.
To be located in the Nanshan District of Shenzhen, the building will house China Minmetals Corporation—a Beijing–based global metals and mining operation that was established in 1950 and is currently the largest iron and steel trader in China.
Zaha Hadid Architects is now known for its avant-garde blend of technology and abstract design, which contributed to her recent win.
The firms will each receive an estimated $413,386 to develop their proposals for Terminal 3, which will debut in 2020.
Six notable architecture and design firms have been shortlisted in the first stage of a two-stage selection process for the new U.S. Embassy compound in Brasilia, Brazil.
Designed by Eero Saarinen in 1962, the TWA terminal has been unoccupied since 2001 and will now be outfitted as a hotel lobby with a new-built addition.
Krause Gateway Center will replace Kum & Go’s 15-year-old headquarters in West Des Moines, Iowa, when it opens in early 2018.
The 250,000-square-foot facility will also include a commuter rail stop and an onsite, 600-seat training facility for the Boston Bruins.
The London Design Festival annually celebrates the city's most creative thinkers, practitioners, retailers, and educators.
The international event will occupy approximately 131,234 square feet of Kortrijk Xpo in Kortrijk, Belgium, from October 14–23.
As the largest tile and stone trade show in North America, the exposition serves as a launch pad for innovative products, tools, and machinery geared toward the design industry.
Chinese real estate company Greenland Group developed the 56-story glass tower, which was certified LEED Silver.
The move follows in the wake of Cushman's $2 billion acquisition by commercial real estate advisor DTZ.
The 255,905-square-foot Manchester Engineering Campus Development (MECD) will span one block near the school’s main campus, which is the largest campus in the UK.
Contract magazine and Formica Corporation are teaming up to host a webinar at 10 a.m. ET on October 7, 2015.
The campus will feature a grouping of buildings with facilities in residential-style buildings topped by traditionally lustrous Gehry-style roofs.
Malecha is currently the dean at North Carolina State University’s (NC State) College of Design and will assume his new positions at the end of this semester.
The Interiors Awards celebrate great design in projects across 14 categories of commercial interior architecture and design, as well as a student category.
Dedicated to the 40 passengers and crew who died rerouting the flight that terrorists had intended to crash in Washington, D.C., the 2,200-acre memorial site is comprised of a $26 million visitor center and museum.
Perrault is among five laureates selected by the Japan Art Association (JAA) to win the award, which recognizes contributions and achievements within the fields of painting, sculpture, architecture, music, and theater/film.
The updated proposal seeks to integrate the station with the forthcoming HS2 high-speed railway, which will be built between London and the Midlands.
The projects aim to renovate the facility’s mode of patient care with a model sustainable for more than 100 years.
The approximately 200-acre site will be situated within Port Covington in the South Baltimore peninsula, where Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank has been acquiring property for several years.
President Barack Obama is presenting the 2014 National Medals of Arts and Humanities to award recipients during a ceremony at the White House today.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has selected architect and designer David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates as the recipient of the 2016 Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts.
The Bauhaus Dessau Foundation and the city of Dessau-Roßlau have announced a joint first-place winner for its Bauhau Museum design competition.
Real estate private equity firm Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII LP has acquired Chicago–based Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc. for about $4 billion.
IE University has appointed Pritzker Architecture Prize Executive Director Martha Thorne as the new dean of its Madrid and Segovia, Spain–based School of Architecture and Design.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has named Mahesh Ramanujam, the company’s current chief operating officer, as USGBC’s new CEO.
Originally the headquarters of the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, the landmark building has been vacant since the newspaper’s closure in 1989.
The entrance hall will open to the public on September 5, 2015.
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Segerstrom Center’s new plaza is part of The Next Act, a three-phase, $68 million campaign created to better meet the needs of locals.
Gehry’s $300 million plan is one of several under consideration for its location, which is known as the “Gateway to the Sunset Strip.”
Improvement was seen in all firm sizes and industry sectors, with the exception of education, indicating a market on the uptick.
Tampa was selected over two unnamed cities; however, the company revealed that neither was in Florida.
The 15-story, commercial-use tower will be footed by a renovated Art Deco-era podium and contain office space, 48 residential apartments, 283 hotel rooms, a childcare center, and 121 parking spaces.
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.
The construction economic update is an analysis of the monthly economic indices provided by the federal government.
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.
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 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.
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.
The development is a collaborative project between real estate advisory firm Sterling Project Development (SPD), global architectural firm ROSSETTI, and Biederman Redevelopment Ventures.
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.
Renderings reveal a series of curvaceous, potted-plant-inspired structures that contain both private and communal spaces beneath draping rooftop gardens.
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.
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.
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 university has proposed Washington Park and Jackson Park as potential location sites, but the exact location for the center has yet to be announced.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.