Living Architecture: 100-Seat Church Made of Real Trees
This amazing church in New Zealand was crafted from dozens of living trees, which will form into a strong natural structure as they continue to grow.
Galesburg Amtrak Train Station Renewal
Legat Architects designed an expansion and upgrades to the Amtrak train station in Galesburg, Illinois.
How a Japanese clothing brand got men to love shopping
Top 70 Construction Management Firms
TOP 70 CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT FIRMS Rank Firm 2015 Revenue 1 Hill International $503,000,000 2 Jacobs
Ask These 10 Questions Before Hiring A Residential Architect
Don't hire a residential architect for your build or remodel project until you have the answers to these questions.
Young Architect Guide: 12 Perfect Notebooks for Architects and Designers
Charles Eames was onto something when he said: “The details are not the details. They make the design.” When it comes to notebooks, Eames’ wisdom holds true. Designers tend to be picky and uncompromisingly detail-oriented and know that the perfect balance between aesthetics, functionality and comfort really matter in a notebook. While technology has brought…
Best advice for aspiring architects
What's the best advice you received as an architect? AIA Architects pay it forward and share theirs.
Five tips for a successful Memorial Day weekend grill
With Memorial Day weekend coming up, Judith Fertig and Karen Adler, cookbook authors of "Red, White and 'Que" (Running Press), demonstrated five tips for a successful grilling at Smoke 'n' Fire in Overland Park.
WHAT WILL OUR NEIGHBORHOODS LOOK LIKE 10 YEARS FROM NOW?
Setting aside current land-use squabbles, next week’s Context forum, annually sponsored by the San Diego Architectural Foundation, will focus on what San Diego’s neighborhoods could be like 10 years hence “What will neighborhoods be like if they are approached from sustainability, practical density and good design practices?” said program chairwoman Margit Whitlock Free and paid elements will be included in the sixhour forum, starting at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Green Acres restaurant,10300 Campus Point Drive on Torrey Pines Mesa. The paid portion, which starts at 5 p.m., is $90 with a discount for foundation members. Information is available at sdarchitecture.org and payments may be made at thedoor. The keynote speaker, Vishaan Chakrabarti, is a New York…
Safety Tips for Water Facility Management
Safety Tips for Water Facility Management The time is always right to perform a detailed review of your community’s safety procedures that protect your critical, yet sometimes overlooked assets. These include water treatment facilities, well houses, pump stations, aquatic facilities, or wastewater treatment facilities. Here are five tips to keep in mind when looking at the safety of your facility 1. There are several categories of fire extinguishers on the market, with different ratings intended for different uses. For example, some are rated for electrical fires (Class C), while others are intended for grease fires (Class K) Water extinguishers (APW extinguishers) should never be used on an electrical room or a grease fire, but are the…