Rooftop Gardens: How Much Impact do Green Roofs Actually Have?
Rooftop gardens are quickly gaining popularity across the globe, with traditional landscape design becoming innovated – and elevated. Adding green spaces has always been a solution to livening up the otherwise potentially sterile...
Building for Tomorrow with Insulated Metal Panels
Due to recent technological advances, the use of Insulated Metal Panels (IMPs) for wall and roof design has become a top choice for architects and contractors. While traditional materials such as wood framing, steel framing, pr...read more
The Musée du Louvre Celebrates its 229th Anniversary
August 10th, 2022 marks the 229th anniversary of the opening of the Musée du Louvre as a public art museum in Paris, France. The grounds originally housed a medieval fortress, and the construction of the palace as we see it today ...read more
From Black to Brass: Interior Lighting Ideas for Your Next Project
"Design is defined by light and shade, and appropriate lighting is enormously important." – Albert Hadley Lighting is important. In fact, one could argue that lighting selection can impact overall project outcomes more tha...read more
A'22 Recap: Barack Obama, Samples, and Being Back Together at the A'22 Conference on Architecture
After two years without an in-person convention, the A’22 Conference on Architecture had plenty to promise architects, speakers, and exhibitors alike. As the conference expo hall opened on Thursday, June 23, there was a tangible f...read more
Construction of World's Tallest Timber Skyscraper in Progress in Switzerland
The world's tallest wooden skyscraper is currently being built in the Swiss city of Winterthur, about 12 miles northeast of Zurich. The 328-foot Rocket&Tigerli tower has been designed by Danish firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen and wi...read more
The Lincoln Memorial Turns 100 This Month: What You Need to Know about the Memorial and its Architect
May 30, 2022 marks the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Lincoln Memorial. Dedicated to the 16th United States President Abraham Lincoln, the memorial celebrates the life of a man who protected the Union with strength and...read more