Proposals for a travelling kitchen and a website that enables refugees to sell their own photographs are included in the five winning projects of the first What Design Can Do…

Proposals for a travelling kitchen and a website that enables refugees to sell their own photographs are included in the five winning projects of the first What Design Can Do Refugee Challenge. (more…)

Brexit crisis: London mayor Sadiq Khan has appointed a deputy dedicated to culture and creative industries, as his office continues its push to protect London businesses from the fallout of the EU referendum. (more…)


Brexit crisis: London mayor Sadiq Khan has appointed a deputy dedicated to culture and creative industries, as his office continues its push to protect London businesses from the fallout of the EU referendum. (more…)

Sasaki library survey gauges librarian happiness

How happy are librarians with their work spaces? Finding little discussion on the topic — especially compared to the amount of literature focused on patron spaces—Sasaki Principal Byan Irwin, AIA,…

How happy are librarians with their work spaces? Finding little discussion on the topic — especially compared to the amount of literature focused on patron spaces—Sasaki Principal Byan Irwin, AIA, resident librarian and archivist Aliza Leventhal, and graphic designer Terri Dube conducted a survey of more than 400 academic librarians to gain insight into their work environments. “The State of Academic Librarian Spaces,” offers in-depth analyses of several pressing issues in the library field, and serves as a discussion-starter for library professionals and designers.






Perkins Eastman has pledged to apply Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies (EDGE) to at least five of its clients’ projects within the next year. EDGE, a certification system of…

Perkins Eastman has pledged to apply Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies (EDGE) to at least five of its clients’ projects within the next year.

EDGE, a certification system of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), finds measurable solutions for the advancement of building green. EDGE software gives building professionals cost-effective ways to build green based on occupant behavior, building type, and the local climate.






Today we like: houses in Canada

In celebration of Canada Day, here's a look at some of the best houses situated in the dramatic landscapes of the vast North American country. Our archive includes cliff-top retreats, mountain…

Gambier House by MGB Architecture

In celebration of Canada Day, here’s a look at some of the best houses situated in the dramatic landscapes of the vast North American country. Our archive includes cliff-top retreats, mountain cabins and lakeside lodges. See more houses in Canada »

AIA releases summary of the 2016 Design and Health Research Consortium

This week, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) the Architects Foundation and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) released a summary of the second annual Design and Health…

This week, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) the Architects Foundation and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) released a summary of the second annual Design and Health Research Consortium.

The summary, “From Research to Application: Building the Bridge to Practice,” is available on AIA’s website.






LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As Crystal River Cruises prepares to launch the first of its seven luxury river vessels, the fully reimagined Crystal Mozart, the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line is…

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As Crystal River Cruises prepares to launch the first of its seven luxury river vessels, the fully reimagined Crystal Mozart, the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line is simultaneously announcing design plans for the next phase of its four newly built luxury river yachts. The river yachts are set to embark in spring and summer of next year. As with Crystal’s other recent endeavors (including Crystal Yacht Cruises’ Crystal Esprit and Crystal Luxury Air’s Global E


Is an outright ban the right way to approach regulating short-term rentals? Probably not. Anaheim's ban, somewhat similar to the one in Berlin, will gradually take place over the next…

Is an outright ban the right way to approach regulating short-term rentals? Probably not. Anaheim’s ban, somewhat similar to the one in Berlin, will gradually take place over the next 18 months during which homeowners need to shut down their rentals or apply for a license to operate, proving they need the extra income because of financial hardship.
-Deanna Ting