Austin was named the top market to watch in this year’s Emerging Trends report, in part because of a flurry of new developments and a predicted population boom.

The 10 trends that will shape real estate in 2020

The Urban Land Institute’s annual look at the year ahead finds some direction within a fog of uncertainty. By Patrick Sisson A market as large and dynamic as United States real estate rarely moves quickly. But the most striking narrative running throughout the annual Emerging...
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2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial Returns With a Critical Eye

Exhibits and installations from around the world hope to reframe – and sometimes challenge – the very idea of architecture at this year’s event. We get a preview. Quinn Myers For many Chicagoans, pride in local architecture is as natural as rooting for the Cubs or White Sox. But...
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Climate Week NYC kicks off September 23 with hundreds of events throughout New York City (Courtesy The Climate Group)

What to see during Climate Week NYC 2019

Climate Week NYC 2019 kicks off next week with hundreds of events, panels, and dialogues around climate change and its diverse intersections with the city. By Emily Conklin Climate Week NYC 2019 kicks off next week with hundreds of events, panels, and dialogues around climate...
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Podcast: Why Architecture Is Political

Like many designers, Siboney Díaz-Sánchez believes architecture can improve and engage the greater community. But does everyone else stand by their word? By Wanda Lau Listen to more podcast episodes from ARCHITECT here. In this episode, Díaz-Sánchez expands on her op-ed “Every...
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Excellence in Real Estate: SFBJ reveals 2019 Structures Awards finalists

By Emon Reiser The South Florida Business Journal will honor skyline-changing projects, distinguished developers and outstanding architects at its fourth annual Structures Awards. Ahead of the big night, we’re revealing the finalists: the projects and people behind the top...
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The Role of Haptics in Design

Blaine Brownell explores haptic technology’s evolution and potential applications in the built environment. By Blaine Brownell In The Eyes of the Skin (Wiley, 2012), Finnish architect Juhani Pallasmaa, Hon. FAIA, argues for an elevated appreciation of the sense of touc...
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Call for Submissions: A’ Design Awards & Competition 2019-2020

The A’ Design Award was “born out of the desire to underline the best designs and well-designed products.” It is an international award whose aim is to provide designers, architects, and innovators from all design fields with a platform to showcase their work and...
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Former Roadhouse Grill CEO serves up W South Beach condo for $7M

Ayman Sabi unloaded the condo for $2,725 psf; the buyer was tied to a Cayman Islands company By Keith Larsen The former CEO of Pompano Beach-based Roadhouse Grill sold his condo at the trendy W South Beach for $7.2 million, about 22 percent over what he paid for it. …. In...
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The Higgins Hotel & Conference Center Set to Open This November in the New Orleans Arts and Warehouse District

NEW ORLEANS (Sept. 12, 2019) – The National WWII Museum is pleased to announce the upcoming opening of its signature Hotel, The Higgins Hotel & Conference Center, Curio Collection by Hilton, which will officially open its doors this November. Bringing a storied era in...
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Tampa Marriott Waterside

#TBT – NBWW Design throwback: TAMPA MARRIOTT WATERSIDE Convention Hotel

Now that this incredible project is getting a renovation, we thought it would be great to highlight its current grandeur… TAMPA MARRIOTT WATERSIDETampa, Florida Convention headquarters hotel714 guestrooms/suites75,000 sf convention space Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and...
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