Select Page

Author: PRISM

National Association of Broadcasters headquarters at One M, D.C., features Rockfon ceiling systems

An 11-story, 118,000-square-foot, Class A office building, One M was developed by Monument Realty as a built-to-suit project for The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) in the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. Serving 150 NAB employees and its membership, Hickok Cole Architects created the interiors for the new headquarters, and selected a combination of Rockfon ceiling systems to support the building project’s sustainability and aesthetic goals, and to achieve the critical balance of light and sound appreciated by broadcasters.

Read More

Construction completed on transformative Dallas County South Dallas Government Center designed by KAI

The recently completed Dallas County South Dallas Government Center designed by KAI, thoughtfully combines the amenities of a modern, sustainable facility with a socially conscious design emphasizing justice equality. “An emerging theme on how architecture and the construction process can speak towards the inequities of our society has evolved. As a governmental facility, the architecture, art integration, and design embrace a theme of restorative justice,” said Derwin Broughton, AIA, NCARB, Principal at KAI. “The undertone of the project is rooted in the ideal of restorative justice which elevates the human experience by promoting equitable environments and opportunities for people from all walks of life.”

Read More

Cradle to Cradle® inspired “Project Legacy” building, designed by William McDonough + Partners, comes to life

William McDonough + Partners celebrates the opening of “Project Legacy,” the landmark 20,000 square meter building designed by William McDonough + Partners for Universidad EAN (UEAN) in Bogotá, Colombia. Instruction in the building will center on Cradle to Cradle and Circular Economy principles, but Project Legacy has already become a “living lab” for sustainability, and has proven, in conjunction with the University, the City of Bogotá, and local construction and building materials industries, that green building projects can support Circular Economy ecosystems.

Read More

New ACI Reinforced Concrete Design Handbook available

The American Concrete Institute has released the new ACI Reinforced Concrete Design Handbook as a three-volume handbook providing guidance to professionals engaged in the design of reinforced concrete structures. The ACI Reinforced Concrete Design Handbook is available in print, as a digital download, and as part of the new ACI 318 PLUS subscription.

Read More

HED completes new med/surg unit at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center

The St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center has opened a new med/surg unit in Brighton, Massachusetts designed by HED. Led by the design team at HED, and working closely with our engineering partners from BR+A, this new med/surg unit adds 16 patient beds, including 2 isolation rooms, to the hospital’s existing 140 med/surg bed count.

Read More

Historic Newark Symphony Hall unveils new façade, streetscape design

Newark Symphony Hall (NSH), New Jersey’s largest Black-led arts and entertainment venue, today unveiled designs for its exterior renovation – part of a five-year, three-phase $50 million project set to wrap on the venue’s 100th birthday in 2025. The design, from Trenton, N.J.-based architectural firm Clarke Caton Hintz (CCH), includes a new marquee and streetscape.

Read More

Subscribe to PRISM

PRISM March April

Cradle to Cradle Certified products

The Cradle to Cradle program certifies products based on five quality categories—material health, material reutilization, renewable energy and carbon management, water stewardship, and social fairness. Click here to see a list of building supply & materials, as well as other products, that are Cradle to Cradle certified.