Flying into the future: 10 new airport projects

We look at 10 new airport projects around the globe due to be built over the next five years, including two completely new hubs set to become the largest airports…

We look at 10 new airport projects around the globe due to be built over the next five years, including two completely new hubs set to become the largest airports in the world

VCU’s Institute for Contemporary Art officially opens

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) recently opened the Institute for Contemporary Art in Richmond, Va., at the intersection of Belvidere and Broad streets. The modern, stacked-block facility incorporates a pre-weathered, satin-finish…

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) recently opened the Institute for Contemporary Art in Richmond, Va., at the intersection of Belvidere and Broad streets.

The modern, stacked-block facility incorporates a pre-weathered, satin-finish zinc facade and will act as a gateway between the city’s arts district on one side and VCU’s Monroe Park campus on the other. The facility includes 41,000 sf of flexible space organized around a 33-foot-high central forum that will feature a slate of changing exhibitions, performances, films, and interdisciplinary programs.

 






Updated interior finishes and a new guest house are among the modifications that US studio Butler Armsden Architects has made to a 44-year-old, wood-clad residence that overlooks the Pacific Ocean.…

Updated interior finishes and a new guest house are among the modifications that US studio Butler Armsden Architects has made to a 44-year-old, wood-clad residence that overlooks the Pacific Ocean. Read more

Look up and you can see sticks and stars at Yonge + St Clair this month as the intersection celebrates Earth Month 2018 with the launch of a temporary public…

Look up and you can see sticks and stars at Yonge + St Clair this month as the intersection celebrates Earth Month 2018 with the launch of a temporary public art installation — Equilibrium. Equilibrium, a fifteen-foot tall art installation

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Snarkitecture and Caesarstone have teamed up to create an installation exploring the changing forms of water, which was set inside an abandoned 19th-century building during this year's Milan design week.…

Snarkitecture and Caesarstone have teamed up to create an installation exploring the changing forms of water, which was set inside an abandoned 19th-century building during this year’s Milan design week. Read more

On paper, it must have seemed like a perfect match. Champlain College needed more student housing, and in the middle of downtown Burlington, Vermont, there sat an aging, city-owned parking…

On paper, it must have seemed like a perfect match. Champlain College needed more student housing, and in the middle of downtown Burlington, Vermont, there sat an aging, city-owned parking lot, ripe for replacement with a modern apartment building. The only problem was the central location. Overhead power lines, and buildings in close proximity meant that construction would have to occur in close quarters — a difficulty compounded by the building’s design, which includes 600 exterior windows.






Activity based design takes precedence in more new office projects

More evidence that companies are embracing open workplace environments comes from Ted Moudis Associates, a New York-based architectural and design firm, whose 2018 Workplace Report finds that offices are being…

More evidence that companies are embracing open workplace environments comes from Ted Moudis Associates, a New York-based architectural and design firm, whose 2018 Workplace Report finds that offices are being designed to accommodate collaborative “activity-based” projects.






Buy: “No Fun” Socks

Perfect for anybody suffering short-term from a case of the Mondays (or a long-term case of being a curmudgeon), No Fun Press has just released a pair of socks that…

Perfect for anybody suffering short-term from a case of the Mondays (or a long-term case of being a curmudgeon), No Fun Press has just released a pair of socks that tell it like it is. Made from 100% pima cotton and woven in California, the white socks……