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The Ins and Outs of Working With an Architectural / Engineering Firm - Area Development
It’s important that clients new to working with an A/E firm understand their standard business processes in order to achieve a successful capital project.
area-development-features  Matt  site-selection  manufacturing  engineering  architecture  facilities-management  facility-expansion  facility-planning  construction 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
Top Gun Powder Coating & Architectural Coating Expands In Adairsville and Jasper, Georgia - Area Development
Top Gun Powder Coating & Architectural Coating, a leading provider of world class architectural finishes, will expand to create a total of 70 new jobs in Adairsville and Jasper, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  architecture  jobs 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
ULX: Beyond Car-Dependent Buildings - Urban Land Magazine
The siting, design, and programming of buildings can encourage or discourage people from using public transit and other alternatives to the automobile. For example, placing housing near grocery stores and other neighborhood-serving retail outlets reduces the need for trips made by car. Giving apartment dwellers handy, secure bike storage makes owning a bike much simpler, and providing affordable housing in prime spots close to multiple transit lines grants access to those who need affordable means of travel the most.
facility-planning  transportation  sustainable-development  urban-planning  office-design  architecture  Around-the-web  this-week-343 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
New Balance opens new world headquarters at Boston Landing - The Boston Globe
Interactive media, communal workspace, and direct views of Boston are some of the perks New Balance is counting on to attract young workers to its new world headquarters in Brighton.
workplace-design  architecture  corporate-headquarters  Boston  new-balance  Around-the-web  this-week-322 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Microsoft Said to Weigh Multibillion-Dollar Headquarters Revamp - Bloomberg Business
Microsoft Corp. is considering a multibillion-dollar revamp of its headquarters campus in suburban Seattle, seeking to foster more collaboration among employees and attract young engineers, according to people with knowledge of the plans.
The software giant has hired architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP as part of the effort at its Redmond, Washington, offices, said the people, who asked not to be named because the plans aren’t public. Skidmore Owings designed Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, and is helping Microsoft with a makeover of its much smaller campus in Mountain View, California
corporate-headquarters  office-design  architecture  Around-the-web  this-week-321  microsoft  Washington 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
MG2 Architecture Firm Opens Seattle, Washington, Headquarters - Area Development
MG2, formerly MulvannyG2 Architecture, a company that partners with businesses to create impactful transformation through architectural services, planning, interior design, brand strategy and consulting services, opened its new headquarters in Seattle, Washington. MG2 revitalized approximately 64,000 square feet on three floors of the four-story 1101 Second building.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  seattle  Washington  pacific-states  architecture 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Look Inside Samsung’s New Silicon Valley Headquarters - WSJ
Samsung’s new Silicon Valley headquarters, a 10-story glass-and-metal complex, is 85% complete, says architecture firm NBBJ.
Samsung  silicon-valley  corporate-headquarters  office-design  architecture  this-week-306  Around-the-web 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Marc Kushner: Why the buildings of the future will be shaped by ... you - TED.com
With the help of social media, feedback reaches architects years before a building is even created. The result? Architecture that will do more for us than ever before.
architecture  facility-planning  this-week-297  around-the-web 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Meet the workspace designer for Dropbox, Instagram, and other internet startups - Quartz
Lauren Geremia has designed interior office spaces for US technology startups including Dropbox, Instagram, and Hightail (formerly known as YouSendIt.) She founded her firm, Geremia Design, in 2010 to change the way employers think about office design.
architecture  interior-design  office-design  workplace-design  workplace-trends  collabarative-workspace  this-week-243  around-the-web 
december 2013 by areadevelopment
Clockwork Architecture Design Doubles Its Kansas City, Missouri, Production Center - Area Development Online
Clockwork Architecture + Design will invest almost $1.04 million to expand its production center, by doubling its office facility in Kansas City, Missouri.
area-development-news  economic-development  site-selection  matt  kansas-city  missouri  incentives-mention  architecture 
december 2013 by areadevelopment
Building for the Future: Exploring Einstein’s New LEED Silver Medical Center - ideas+buildings
Einstein Healthcare Network’s newest medical center, the largest healthcare facility built in southeastern Pennsylvania in over a decade, earned LEED NC Silver certification a few months ago – just in time for Greenbuild, which is being held this year in nearby Philadelphia. Below are the details behind a handful of the project’s exceptionally sustainable qualities.
sustainable-development  LEED  facility-planning  green-economy  architecture  this-week-239  around-the-web 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
The Dennis Group Opens Gwinnett County, Metro Atlanta, Georgia Office - Area Development Online
The Dennis Group opened the company’s newest location in Gwinnett County, Metro Atlanta, Georgia, at 2445 Commerce Ave., Building 2300, in the Duluth area.
Atlanta  georgia  economic-development  architecture  site-selection  construction  engineering  matt 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
Big changes are coming to conventional office buildings - latimes.com
Acres of unused space in conventional office buildings may be transformed into hotel rooms, classrooms, theaters or retail uses, architects and urban planners say.
asset-management  urban-planning  around-the-web  facility-planning  architecture  office-design  this-week-230 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
Archea Architects’ Headquarters for Antinori Winemakers - NYTimes.com
Manufacturing and construction account for nearly one-quarter of the Tuscan economy. Those ugly industrial parks provide jobs. So what should smart growth look like in this region? The new headquarters that Archea, a Florence firm, has designed here for, Cantina Antinori, prestigious Italian winemaker is one answer.
florence  around-the-web  this-week-228  international-location-reports  facility-planning  architecture  corporate-headquarters  italy 
august 2013 by areadevelopment
In Focus: The Changing Role of Architects in Building Performance Analysis - Area Development Online
The use of energy modeling as part of an integrated design process has become increasingly important in the role of the architect, and firms are now realizing that they must adopt new design practices to remain competitive.
building-performance  CRE  architecture  smart-buildings  real-estate  matt 
august 2013 by areadevelopment
It Takes a Tech Lab: The Essential Role of Building Technology Research - ideas + buildings
Buildings consume enormous amounts of energy, and architects must find ways of designing them to be as energy-efficient as possible. Taking the business-as-usual approach and doing what has always been done  is no longer acceptable. Architectural research centers such as Tech Lab are essential to give architects the new knowledge required to meet the needs of the 21st century. 
around-the-web  facility-planning  architecture  sustainable-development  construction  this-week-222 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
Architectural Planning And Design Firm, Rossetti, Relocates To Detroit’s Historic Federal Reserve Building - Area Development Online
ROSSETTI, an international architectural planning and design firm, plans to move its headquarters to the historic Federal Reserve building located at Fort and Shelby Streets in the heart of downtown Detroit, Michigan.
michigan  economic-development  architecture  site-selection  detroit  matt  design 
may 2013 by areadevelopment
Silicon Valley architecture about to blossom - SFGate
Rather than complementing the lush rolling hills to the west and the expansive San Francisco Bay to the east, this high-tech hub has produced an unending line of dreary office parks full of two-story, cubicle-lined buildings whose main visual goal is to escape notice. Yet amid this backdrop of bland, Silicon Valley is suddenly showing signs of architectural life.
around-the-web  facility-planning  architecture  this-week-206  corporate-headquarters 
march 2013 by areadevelopment
Apogee Enterprises Chooses To Make $30 Million Investment In Owatonna, Minnesota - Area Development Online
Apogee Enterprises, Inc. has chosen to make a previously announced investment of more than $30 million at its Viracon architectural glass facility in Owatonna, MN. The investment in a new coater, which will allow Viracon to continue its leadership in architectural glass products, is part of a strategy to ensure the long-term competitiveness of Viracon.
minnesota  glass  economic-development  architecture  site-selection  matt 
february 2013 by areadevelopment
New Master Plan for North Carolina's Research Triangle Park Will Stress Sustainable Development - Inhabitat
The 7,000-acre RTP hosts more than 170 companies employing more than 39,000 knowledge workers. Companies with facilities at RTP include IBM, Cisco, GlaxoSmithKline, NetApp, Credit Suisse, BASF, Fidelity Investments, Bayer CropScience, and EMC. Government agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), also have centers in RTP.
architecture  urban-planning  biotech  around-the-web  This-Week-190  high-tech  north-carolina  regional-reports  researchparks  sustainable-development 
november 2012 by areadevelopment
Creating Sustainable Buildings Is Like Making A Soufflé - Forbes
According to recent surveys, most architecture and engineering firms that have not worked on a sustainable building project claim it is “too complicated” or “easier to stick with what they know.”
architecture  green-buildings  sustainability  This-Week-182  around-the-web  sustainable-development  Matt 
september 2012 by areadevelopment
Facebook Commissions Frank Gehry to Design New Green Menlo Park Campus - Inhabitat
Zuckerberg’s team have made few changes to the former Sun Microsystems building they have occupied since their move in last summer. This area, the East Campus, cover 57 acres and about 1 million square feet of office space. The new plan proposes the creation of a 22 acre west campus, which will be able to house their proposed hire of over 6,000 people in the next six years.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  This-Week-180  corporate-headquarters  facebook  sustainable-development  architecture  facility-planning 
august 2012 by areadevelopment
How Facebook Is Building Next-Gen, Hyper-Green Data Centers - Co.Design
This Facebook facility in Prineville, Oregon, represents a new wave of data centers, which also happen to be beautifully designed.
oregon  twitterfeed  around-the-web  This-Week-178  sustainable-development  data-centers  architecture  facility-planning 
august 2012 by areadevelopment
Inside an 80 year old “smart” NYC building - A Smarter Planet Blog
Urban Omnibus recently spent a day with Jim Ferrari, the chief mechanic of 515 Madison Avenue, a midtown Manhattan office building designed by J.E.R. Carpenter and completed in 1931, to find out more about what exactly goes on behind doors that typically only maintenance workers pass through.
this-week-150  architecture  sustainable-development  twitterfeed  around-the-web 
december 2011 by areadevelopment
5 Amazing Eco-Friendly Office Buildings From the Future - Mashable
Sustainable design. Experts have been telling us for decades that we should be building with these two words in mind, but which projects are really pushing the envelope, and which are merely adhering to the current standards?
architecture  sustainable-development  this-week-142 
october 2011 by areadevelopment
Design Your Workspace With Steve Jobs In Mind - Innovation Excellence
Steve Jobs, who radically transformed the architecture of computing (and almost everything else), is about to transform the culture and performance of Apple through physical architecture.
facility-planning  architecture  this-week-138  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
september 2011 by areadevelopment

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