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11 May 2016

Coffman Engineers, Inc., a mid-sized, multidiscipline engineering firm, has acquired Honolulu-based fire protection engineering firm S.S. Dannaway Associates, Inc (SSDA).

09 May 2016

Registration is now open for the American Society of Landscape Architects’ (ASLA) 2016 Annual Meeting & EXPO, planned for Oct. 21-24, 2016 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

14 April 2016

Sponsored content: The School’s exterior is clad in four-inch ground face architectural block veneer, which provides a beautiful and resilient finish.

13 April 2016

Recently, Acme Brick Company executives, including President and CEO Dennis Knautz, joined Springdale, Ark., Mayor Doug Sprouse and other officials to turn the first shovels of soil for Acme’s new showroom and warehouse.

13 April 2016

Four team members from Culver City, Calif.-based Ehrlich Architects have been promoted.

Faith In Masonry

Kenrick-Glennon SeminaryThe most visible landmark in the town of Shrewsbury, Mo., is the distinctive brick bell tower of the Kenrick-Glennon Seminary. A glimpse of it hints at the beauty of the masonry buildings on the Seminary campus. These structures look like they were transported to their hilltop location from a town in Tuscany.



New York Hospital Queens Astoria Primary Care Clinic

New York Hospital Queens Astoria Primary Care ClinicThe design of most hospitals and other healthcare facilities often can look and feel cold or uninspired, but they don’t have to be. Amore inviting design can lead to a clinic that becomes part of a community rather than derided. Let’s face it: No one wants to go to the doctor, but when you need to, an aesthetically pleasing building (often referred to as patient-centered design) can improve outcomes.



Designing for Exterior Continuous Insulation

Exterior  Continuous InsulationThe fact that we have to use insulation in our building enclosures is not new to the building professions. Codes and standards have been prescribing specific R-Value and U-Value requirements for the last few decades as a means to increase energy efficiency and to improve overall building performance. Read more...


A Fresh Equation for Campus Dining

Bolton Dining CommonsToday’s college and university dining halls are far from the banal cafeterias of yesteryear, serving bland and unhealthy food on plastic trays in windowless spaces. Just as schools compete to attract students by providing the best academic offerings, the coziest dorms, or the winningest sports teams...



Masonry Design Spring 2016

Spring 2016

New York Hospital Queens Astoria Primary Care Clinic designed by Michielli + Wyetzner Architects. Located in Astoria, on a corner site along the busy thoroughfare of 30th Avenue, the distinctive design is intended to give this satellite facility a powerful presence in the neighborhood.
Photo © Alexander Severin

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Design Trends / Healthcare: New York Hospital Queens Astoria Primary Care Clinic
Design Trends / Restoration: Faith In Masonry