Arup chosen to lead renovations of Chicago’s Union Station

The engineering and architectural firm Arup has been selected to lead the design work for renovations to Chicago’s historic Union Station. The City of Chicago, railroad service company Amtrak, and…

The engineering and architectural firm Arup has been selected to lead the design work for renovations to Chicago’s historic Union Station.

The City of Chicago, railroad service company Amtrak, and a collection of Chicago transportation entities, including the commuter railroad service Metra, worked together on the decision.






Arup chosen to lead renovations of Chicago’s Union Station

The engineering and architectural firm Arup has been selected to lead the design work for renovations to Chicago’s historic Union Station. The City of Chicago, railroad service company Amtrak, and…

The engineering and architectural firm Arup has been selected to lead the design work for renovations to Chicago’s historic Union Station.

The City of Chicago, railroad service company Amtrak, and a collection of Chicago transportation entities, including the commuter railroad service Metra, worked together on the decision.






Photo essay: British photographer Anthony Gerace has produced a series of images offering a snapshot of the crumbling architecture and infrastructure of Cornwall – a stronghold of the Brexit campaign (+ slideshow).…


Photo essay: British photographer Anthony Gerace has produced a series of images offering a snapshot of the crumbling architecture and infrastructure of Cornwall – a stronghold of the Brexit campaign (+ slideshow). (more…)

It started with bathhouses. Both Charlotte Hundley and her partner William McCusker had spent time in Budapest's 16th century bathhouses, before ever meeting each other. "We loved the architecture, meditative…

It started with bathhouses. Both Charlotte Hundley and her partner William McCusker had spent time in Budapest’s 16th century bathhouses, before ever meeting each other. “We loved the architecture, meditative rituals, the social aspects, and……

It started with bathhouses. Both Charlotte Hundley and her partner William McCusker had spent time in Budapest's 16th century bathhouses, before ever meeting each other. "We loved the architecture, meditative…

It started with bathhouses. Both Charlotte Hundley and her partner William McCusker had spent time in Budapest’s 16th century bathhouses, before ever meeting each other. “We loved the architecture, meditative rituals, the social aspects, and……

Latest Gensler survey links innovation with workplace flexibility

Over two-thirds of office workers in the United States are disengaged from their work. Eight of 10 of those workers are stressed out. So it’s little wonder that U.S. companies…

Over two-thirds of office workers in the United States are disengaged from their work. Eight of 10 of those workers are stressed out. So it’s little wonder that U.S. companies struggle to find and retain talent at a time when emerging technologies and co-working trends empower more workers to step off the corporate treadmill and become freelance consultants, a trend that could result in 40% of the U.S. workforce being independently employed by 2020.






Latest Gensler survey links innovation with workplace flexibility

Over two-thirds of office workers in the United States are disengaged from their work. Eight of 10 of those workers are stressed out. So it’s little wonder that U.S. companies…

Over two-thirds of office workers in the United States are disengaged from their work. Eight of 10 of those workers are stressed out. So it’s little wonder that U.S. companies struggle to find and retain talent at a time when emerging technologies and co-working trends empower more workers to step off the corporate treadmill and become freelance consultants, a trend that could result in 40% of the U.S. workforce being independently employed by 2020.






The founders and board members of non-profit organisation Architecture for Humanity, which filed for bankruptcy last year, are being sued for the alleged misuse of donations. (more…)

The founders and board members of non-profit organisation Architecture for Humanity, which filed for bankruptcy last year, are being sued for the alleged misuse of donations. (more…)

Dezeen promotion: a weathering-steel temple, marble-patterned tables and a pivoting glass door are among the 18 winners of this year's AZ Awards for architecture and design (+ slideshow). (more…)


Dezeen promotion: a weathering-steel temple, marble-patterned tables and a pivoting glass door are among the 18 winners of this year’s AZ Awards for architecture and design (+ slideshow). (more…)

FAA issues final rule on commercial use of drones

The Federal Aviation Administration issued a final rule on the operation and certification of non-hobbyist drones.  The rule covers commercial uses for drones that weigh less than 55 pounds, and…

The Federal Aviation Administration issued a final rule on the operation and certification of non-hobbyist drones. 

The rule covers commercial uses for drones that weigh less than 55 pounds, and it takes effect Aug. 29. 

Operational limitations include: