Category: Industry News

Latest news

CONSTRUCT offers Young Professionals Program; Becomes Official Partner of YoungArchitect.com

CONSTRUCT 2017, held September 13-15th at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI, features a variety of options for young professionals who are looking to learn more about the industry, network, and have fun with their peers.  Discounted young professional registration packages vary from exhibit hall only to full education for those who really want to immerse themselves in the experience.  The most popular program, Young Professionals Day, returns to CONSTRUCT for its third year. 

Read More

“Get Back to Nature.”

The realization that humans have a physical and mental need to be exposed to nature is something that provides designers a reason to do what’s right for the people occupying their spaces.  This exposure to nature or things that remind us of nature provide ways for people to balance the needs that their bodies have to reduce non-productive stress, and really enjoy these spaces.

Read More

Landscape architects Theodore Lee and Trygve Hansen of HGA, among first to earn SITES AP credential

The Sustainable SITES Initiative (SITES) is the first program of its kind to offer a systematic, comprehensive rating system designed to define sustainable land development and management. SITES aligns land development and management with innovative sustainable design—defining what a sustainable site is and, ultimately, elevating the value of landscapes in the built environment.

Read More

New TKF Foundation Report Provides “How to” on Creating System of City Greenspaces

Nearly 40 years of research confirms that contact with nearby nature is profoundly important for human health and wellness, from the earliest hours to the final days of our lives. A new report suggests how city officials, urban planners and community residents can better integrate nature into all urban settings. “Nearby Nature for Human Health: Sites to Systems” is published by the TKF Foundation, and authored by Kathleen L. Wolf, Ph.D., University of Washington (Seattle), and Weston Brinkley, M.U.P., director of Seattle Trails Alliance.

Read More

KTGY Architecture + Planning earned top honors in prestigious Gold Nugget Awards design and planning competition

KTGY earned top honors in the prestigious Gold Nugget Awards design and planning competition for site planning and architecture for attached, detached and an innovative net-zero energy concept home that was on display at 2016 Greenbuild Conference in Los Angeles. KTGY’s awards totaled three Grand Gold Nugget Awards and eight Merit honors in the annual Gold Nugget competition.

Read More
Loading
Noteworthy news and projects

KTGY Architecture + Planning earned top honors in prestigious Gold Nugget Awards design and planning competition

KTGY earned top honors in the prestigious Gold Nugget Awards design and planning competition for site planning and architecture for attached, detached and an innovative net-zero energy concept home that was on display at 2016 Greenbuild Conference in Los Angeles. KTGY’s awards totaled three Grand Gold Nugget Awards and eight Merit honors in the annual Gold Nugget competition.

Read More

AVRP Skyport Studios honored with two Gold Nugget Awards of Merit

The firm’s award-winning projects include Urban Discovery Academy, a downtown school recognized in the Best Educational Project category, and Seaport San Diego, developed by Protea Waterfront Development and designed by AVRP Skyport in collaboration with Gafcon, AECOM and BIG, honored as a Best On-the-Boards Mixed-Use Project. 

Read More

Renowned Acoustics Expert Raj Patel Recognized as Arup Fellow

“Arup Fellows inspire and encourage innovative thinking at Arup and with our clients,” said Andy Howard, Chairman of the Americas Region. “Going beyond this, Raj is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of how sound and visual design can fundamentally impact decisions and experiences in the built environment.”

Read More
Loading

Most read in June

Discovery Commons. Bullitt Center Photo: © Nic Lehoux “Our goal is to drive change in the marketplace faster and further. Five years ago, a solar-powered, six-story office building in cloud-covered Seattle would have struck most people as not merely foolhardy but impossible. Today it exists.” – Denis Hayes, President, Bullitt Foundation

Discovery Commons. Bullitt Center Photo: © Nic Lehoux. “Our goal is to drive change in the marketplace faster and further. Five years ago, a solar-powered, six-story office building in cloud-covered Seattle would have struck most people as not merely foolhardy but impossible. Today it exists.” – Denis Hayes, President, Bullitt Foundation

Upcoming Events

  1. Mid-Atlantic Wood Solutions Fair

    August 29
  2. CONSTRUCT 2017

    CONSTRUCT 2017

    September 13 - September 15
  3. 2017 Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo

    September 18 - September 20
  4. CitiesAlive®: 15th Annual Green Roof & Wall Conference

    September 18 - September 21
  5. 2017 ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO

    October 20 - October 23
  6. Concrete Decor Show

    November 6 - November 10

Archives

2017 Editorial Calendar

SiteLock