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Arch professor’s firm named Emerging Voices winner

Low Design Office (LOWDO), an architecture and integrated design firm co-founded by DK Osseo-Asare, assistant professor of architecture and engineering design at Penn State, has been named a winner of the Architectural League of New York’s Emerging Voices 21 competition. Established in 1982...

DIALOG - #ChooseToChallenge on International Women's Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021 is Monday, March 8 and this year’s theme is #ChooseToChallenge. We all have a role to play in creating a fair and equal society, and all of us have a choice to challenge inequality and gender bias. We can all choose to seek out and celebrate women’s...

HS2's Colne Valley Landscape & Habitat Creation Project

An ambitious scheme, designed by HS2’s landscape architects, ecologists, engineers and soil specialists, including a Jacobs team, aims to reuse construction materials to create 127 hectares of new chalk grassland, woodland, wood pasture and wetland habitats that will substantially enhance...

Dismay => opportunity as students partner with PepsiCo

Penn State graphic design students who were finishing their third year in the program last spring said they felt disappointed, cheated even, when their internships were canceled due to the pandemic. After all, they had been looking forward since they were freshmen to the internship...

Sky Bridge Opens at Lotte World Tower, Above Seoul

Thrill-seekers can experience the city’s skyline from an open-air attraction atop the KPF-designed supertall tower. At 555 meters, Lotte World Tower is the tallest structure in Seoul, and the fifth tallest building in the world. The newly opened Sky Bridge expands the Seoul Sky public offerings...

Women’s History Month: Five Reflections on Leadership

An accomplished and inspiring leader, Lauren Della Bella is the first female president in SHP’s 120-year history. So — in honor of both Women’s History Month and our 120th anniversary — it felt only right to ask Lauren to reflect back on her career. Here, she offers a few reflections through...

Buro Happold News - Fostering Prosperity

Driving innovation and creating market opportunities through environmental regulations. The Fostering Prosperity report, researched and drafted by Buro Happold on behalf of the Aldersgate Group, seeks to encourage the use of environmental regulation to benefit both economic and environmental policy...

HED to design the MCCD new Chem. & Biotech. Building

HED is pleased to announce that our San Diego team has been selected by the Mira Costa Community College District (MCCD) to design and construct a new Chemistry and Biotechnology Building on their Oceanside campus. The project, which is to be a design-build partnership between HED and C.W...

Work continues on historic building for Acciona

Construction on a new office building for Acciona, the Spanish sustainable infrastructure and energy company, is in full swing. The project seeks to revitalise an abandoned old industrial building built in 1905, creating a sustainable exemplar for building reuse and breathing new life into the...

GBBN - Library Breaks Virtual Ground In Deer Park

There were no shovels or soil involved, but the “virtual groundbreaking” for Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library’s (CHPL) new Deer Park Branch was still a success. Following opening remarks from members of the CHPL library board and administration, GBBN’s design team introduced the design...

Design for Water: Sustainable Strategies Benefit VA

Designing buildings to improve how they relate to water — from the way they distribute resources to the way they respond during weather events — is an imperative for 21st century architecture. Structures impact the ecological environment surrounding them, which is one of the primary reasons...

Harvesting Sunlight & Plant Power On UArizona's Building

Construction of a rooftop garden and solar panels atop the University of Arizona's Environment and Natural Resources 2, or ENR2, building is complete, and the research phase of the ENR2 Rooftop PV+ Project can now begin. The method of growing crops under solar panels to increase the...