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Construction Processes, Design

What is Architecture? According to our Readers

April 14, 2021

Via: ArchDaily

Continuing our quest to redefine how architecture is perceived nowadays and exposing the different notions out there, ArchDaily gave space for its users to answer four fundamental questions: “What is architecture? What can architecture do? What is your architectural position? […]


Construction Processes, Construction Techniques, Design

Would You Pay for Virtual Architecture? What the NFT Craze Means for the Future of the Design Profession

April 2, 2021

Via: ArchDaily

If someone tried to sell you a virtual building, would you buy it? That’s right- a virtual building. Not something that will ever be built in the physical world, or something you can occupy, but an image you can look […]


Construction Processes, Design

Glass Bricks in Argentine Houses: Achieving Natural Light and Privacy with Translucent Blocks

March 22, 2021

Via: ArchDaily

When designing a space, architects across the board tout the importance, and even necessity, of incorporating natural light into interiors. This means taking measures to control the quantity of light being let in and its distribution throughout the space. In […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise, Procurement, Sustainability

The Future of Preconstruction is a Complete Data Journey

November 20, 2020

Via: ENR

A construction project starts well before the first shovel breaks ground, and its margin can be won or lost in this early stage. Preconstruction is becoming widely recognized as the most critical phase of a project when it comes to […]


Construction Processes, Design

Design-build takes hold in all but 2 states

February 10, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

In the last 25 years, the design-build delivery method has caught on with not just contractors but also government officials, customers and jurisdictions across the country. The method is now allowed on at least some types of public projects in […]


Construction Processes, Design, Interaction of Expertise, Legal

P3 construction offered US contractors rewards amid risk

December 20, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In 2019, many large contractors publicly complained about projects that brought on added risk, saying they would move away from contract methods that exposed them to financial or legal trouble. One of the biggest pain points was the use of […]


Sustainability

Architecture Billings Index continues to show modest growth

December 17, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Demand for design services in November increased at a modest pace for the second month in a row, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score of 51.9 for […]


Construction Processes, Construction Techniques, Design

Should Designers and Contractors Become Technology Companies?

December 5, 2019

Via: ENR

As technology disruption continues to accelerate in our industry, this is likely being discussed in boardrooms around the world. Design firms and construction companies absolutely should become technology companies, but becoming a tech company is much different than becoming a […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Architecture Billings Index rebounds after two down months

November 22, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Following a two month decline in demand for design services, architecture billings got a bounce in October, according to a new report released today from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score in October is […]


Sustainability

Redefining lost urban spaces: 5 ways to turn a laneway into a “lanescape”

November 21, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Have you ever noticed a laneway that wasn’t living up to its potential? Does a laneway in your neighborhood mainly serve delivery trucks, parked cars, and dumpsters, instead of acting as a place for community activity? Whenever we walk past […]