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AIA opposes ICC proposal jeopardizing climate action

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) strongly opposes a proposal from the International Code Council (ICC) that would limit public input and transparency from the code development process and jeopardize implementation of codes necessary for climate action. “Stakeholder input across a...

DLR Group - The Promise of a New Year

The only constant I’ve known in my 40-year-career with DLR Group is change – and 2020 was a year unlike any other I’ve experienced in my lifetime. A global pandemic that nearly ground the world to a halt was followed by some of our nation’s most momentous civil rights demonstrations and movements. And if...

Design that Brings Social, Economic & Ecological Value

RDG Planning & Design’s work for Menno Haven Rehabilitation Center has been recognized as part of the annual AIA Emerging Professional Exhibit, Environmental Excellence. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the list of recipients for its 2020 Emerging Professionals...

Surface and society: an active exchange in urban envr.

Chris Panfil is Vice President and Director of Planning and Urban Design at WATG Singapore. Over the past two decades, one focus of his work has been to understand, improve and envisage our urban spaces – including the role that creative design solutions play in our history, culture and...

Adaptive Reuse, Issue #1: How to Navigate Recent U.K.

Recent legislative changes in the U.K. are encouraging the adaptive reuse of buildings as a way to lower the embodied carbon in construction and help meet net zero goals. Meanwhile, buildings left vacant as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic can potentially be repurposed to meet market...

HED designed Fifth Avenue hailed by Facade Magazine

Entitled "Triumph at Fifth Avenue," Chicago Architect celebrates the new Fifth Avenue project (currently under construction in Maywood, IL) as a potential template for possibility and upcoming changes to affordable suburban housing. Below is a key excerpt from the piece, which you can read in...

Reimagining the Workplace After the Pandemic: Q&A

In Commercial Property Executive, LEO A DALY thought leaders discuss how the pandemic will reshape the workplace in 2021 and beyond. The following is excerpted from a Commercial Property Executive interview with LEO A DALY senior design architect Daniel Yudchitz, AIA, senior commercial market...

Three HOK-Designed Projects Win AIA San Mateo Awards

AIA San Mateo’s annual design awards honor outstanding achievements in architecture and design across San Mateo County in the San Francisco Bay Area. Citation Award: BioMed Life Sciences Campus – Foster City, California. This new life sciences campus for BioMed supports the collaboration and...

Buro Happold - Lessons learnt from Msheireb

As one of the most exciting city centre regeneration projects in the Middle East reaches completion, what are the lessons learnt from the iconic Msheireb Downtown Doha project? I was delighted to be recently invited to take part in an online roundtable event, hosted by Allies and Morrison, to discuss...

School of Architecture Launches LASD 2030 Competition

Woodbury School of Architecture has been awarded a $10,000 grant from HMC Architects Designing Futures Foundation (DFF) to support the Year of Climate Justice. The Climate Justice Scholarship is open to all Woodbury School of Architecture Burbank and San Diego graduate and undergraduate...

MBJ - Ryan Hopeman speaks at Concrete Conference

Ryan Hopeman, PE, SE, principal and practice director of Meyer Borgman Johnson (MBJ) presented earlier this month at the 70th Annual Concrete Conference sponsored by the University of Minnesota’s College of Continuing and Professional Studies and Department of Civil, Environmental, and...

RDG in the Media: Pracht Wetlands Park Featured

National Recreation and Park Association’s monthly magazine looks at how the City of Wichita (Kansas) Park and Recreation worked with RDG to bring a habitat and preserve back to life. In 1921, the Pracht family purchased a 300-acre site of shallow ponds in Wichita, Kansas colloquially known as...