Tag: Design

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Louisville combined sewer tunnel achieves major milestone

Excavation ends on the 4 mi long tunnel that will hold up to 55 million gal. of overflows.

Spa design collects water from fog for use on-site

An international architecture firm has released the design of a health spa in eastern Nepal that will capture moisture from fog and convert it into water.

Chase Center arena in San Francisco excels above and below ground

The opening of the Chase Center arena in San Francisco is the capstone in the transformation of the city’s Mission Bay neighborhood. Located on reclaimed ground with weak soils and a high water table, the project works were innovative above and below grade.

Cantilevers create sculptural office on difficult site in Chennai, India

A new office building in India features stacked, rectangular volumes, each cantilevering to create outdoor spaces at every level.

Mapping, coordination streamline Saint Louis University’s utility system upgrade

An extensive infrastructure upgrade took place at the 200-year-old campus of Saint Louis University.

Low-carbon community in China to transform waterfront

Modular canopies will be the visual highlight of the new development and its transportation hub.

Maryland school district uses public-private partnership to build public schools

A Maryland school district entered into a public-private partnership that will design, build, finance, and maintain six public schools.

Modular facade of renewable tech firm’s HQ features photovoltaic panels

Daylight and shading studies helped create the new facade on a South Korean skyscraper that incorporates the firm’s own solar panels.

Slideshow: Presidential library design references ancient, contemporary African history

The sustainable design also includes photovoltaics, geothermal storage, and locally sourced materials — including the compressed earth to be used for the library’s facade.