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Book clinic: recommended reads on architecture

by Rowan Moore In the second of a new series in which we answer your book queries, our expert suggests architecture books for beginners Rowan Moore, architecture critic of the Observer First off, I’d say Experiencing Architecture, a 55-year-old book by a Danish architect called...
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SPP Announces JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts Brand as Flag for New Hotel in Downtown Tampa- by NBWW

SPP Announces JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts Brand as Flag for New Hotel in Downtown Tampa Set to Open in 2020, Underscoring Progress in City’s Renaissance Strategic Property Partners, LLC (“SPP”) today announced that it will bring Marriott...
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Autodesk MaRS Office: MaRS Discovery District innovation hub

The Living By Katie Gerfen Autodesk’s new three-floor, 60,000-square-foot facility in Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District innovation hub has all the hallmarks of a high-tech office. Game room? Check. Flexible workspaces? Check. Telepresence suites? Check. But look beyond the...
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Google’s office on 8th Avenue in Manhattan All images courtesy of Google

Google’s new plan to create more accessible offices – Curbed

A holistic approach to universal design wants to make the workspace better for all by Patrick Sisson Google software engineer Sasha Blair-Goldensohn takes issues of accessibility very personally. The lifelong New Yorker, who was injured when a tree fell on him during a walk...
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Controversy Over the Use of Blue LEDs | Architect Magazine

Our sister lighting publication covers the lighting industry’s response to the American Medical Association’s warning against the use of blue-rich LEDs. By Greig O’Brien Over at our sister lighting publication, Architectural Lighting, associate editor Katharine Keane...
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Water Street Tampa model-style rendering

Designing Water Street Tampa takes a dozen firms, NBWW & Assoc. | Gensler

The team includes South Florida architecture firms Gensler and Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates August 26, 2017 The developer of Water Street Tampa, a mixed-use development spanning more than 50 acres along downtown Tampa’s waterfront, announced that a dozen firms are...
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Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach owner Ocean Properties has filed detailed renderings with Sarasota planning officials outlining what the future property will look like. Each room in the expanded, 304-room resort would have a view of the Gulf of Mexico.

Ocean Properties’ Sandcastle Resort, designed by NBWW, is Bucking the Trend

By: Kevin McQuaid Five months after signaling that it planned to raze and revamp its Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach property, Ocean Properties Hotels Resorts & Affiliates has further refined its proposal for the Sarasota hotel. As part of a roughly $100 million upgrade, the...
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Amazon's new patent outlines its vision for using lakes, reservoirs and purpose-built pools as warehouses

Amazon files patent for underwater warehouses

by Alice Morby Following its proposal for flying warehouses, online retailer Amazon has filed a patent that would see its depots submerged underwater, with items summoned to the surface by acoustic vibrations. Details of the patent, which was filed earlier this year in the US,...
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Left: “Not to Miss in Madrid” ArchiRoute; Right: Map of sites in ChicagoCourtesy ArchiMaps

ArchiMaps shows you all the must-see buildings in NYC, London, and more – Curbed

Fun! by Jenny Xie Launched just in time for summer traveling, the new mobile app ArchiMaps is a gift to architecture lovers everywhere. Available on Android and iOS, the app offers a comprehensive guide to architecturally-significant buildings, bridges, and more in four cities so...
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ArchitectChats Ep. 13: Timber On the Rise, Part 1 – Dowel-Laminated Timber

Lucas Epp of StructureCraft Builders describes the science behind one of the newest mass timber products on the market, and how it could help change the face of timber construction. By ARCHITECT Staff ArchitectChats is kicking of our second four-episode series this season,...
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