6 Bold Adaptive-Reuse Projects Give Broken-Down Buildings New Leases on Life

  A rendering of the transformation planned for Michigan Central Station, part of Ford’s new Corktown Campus in Detroit. Courtesy Ford Motor Corporation. There’s a famous saying by architect and sustainability expert Carl Elefante: “The greenest building is the one that is already built.” Adaptive reuse—the repurposing of buildings that have outlived their original purpose—can take many […]

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STUDIO A ARCHITECTURE

Firm designs resort experience for independent and assisted living Providing an upscale quality of life for seniors using AutoCAD and the Architecture toolset For Studio A Architecture, designing an independent and assisted living center is more than accommodating the needs of senior citizens. It’s about providing an upscale resort experience where quality of life is […]

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Celebrating Women in Construction

Today kicks off Women in Construction Week, when we honor the women who choose to work in the male-dominated industry, as well as the organizations that invest in striving for parity in construction. The celebration culminates in International Women’s Day on Friday, March 8, and this year’s theme is “think equal, build smart, innovate for […]

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Modular construction heights increasing

The modular construction market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 6.9% from $112.4 billion today to $157 billion by 2023. And buildings constructed through offsite, prefabricated modular units are stacking increasingly taller. Prescient, for example, topped its buildings out at five stories until 2015. Continual refinement of its technology, however, […]

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