Buildings

October 29, 2018 | Megan Jones

Facility management is an essential aspect of running a business. It goes without saying that employees need an efficient working environment while customers require a comfortable and inviting atmosphere.

construction worker shortage
October 18, 2018

Demand for construction projects is at an all-time high in the U.S. But, construction firms cannot respond aggressively because of the lack of skilled workers. With no relief in sight, there is great angst!

data driven design
October 02, 2018 | JOHNATHAN WOODSIDE ,P.E., C.E.M., LEED AP (O+M)

They say hindsight is 20/20. “If only we knew then what we know now, we would’ve done things differently.” While it’s always good to evaluate outcomes, what if there was a way to look into the future and avoid hindsight regret?

August 03, 2018 | Robert Cassidy

Cities and suburbs all over the country face the same problem: not enough affordable housing for their own police, firefighters, EMTs, teachers, and lower-level administrative staff in schools and government agencies. C.

design for future cities
July 11, 2018

As Smart Cities and smart solutions continue to push boundaries in the AEC world, the concept of “how” we arrive there has never been more meaningful, especially to a firm looking to remain cutting edge in design philosophy.

what makes a city a city?
January 15, 2018

When I spoke at the smart buildings show in London, the event took me back eleven years to the early days of “smart." The birth of smart was in Greenfield real estate, and from there, it evolved to where we are today.

saving money with smart buildings
January 04, 2018 | Peter Fabris - S&RC Contributor Network

Smart building technology is producing energy savings of 8 percent to 18 percent in the commercial building sector, according to a new report by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy.

tomorrow smart city france smart grid
September 18, 2017

SRC Says: Around the world, Smart City research and case studies are proliferating at a rapid pace. Many of these advancements are broadly applicable to a North American context, even as the specifics are localized.

The Urban Dimensions of Distributed Trust
July 10, 2017 | William Ketcham

North Park University is in the midst of dramatic transformation. Founded in 1891 by the Evangelical Covenant Church, the Chicago area liberal arts school has gradually instituted major changes in its master plan.

Another Large, Expanding Marketplace For Government Contractors
Image by Tomás Del Coro on Flickr. Licensed under CC BY.
June 05, 2017

Government contractors usually want to know when and where new markets are emerging. So, here’s a tip – watch what’s happening across the country in the area of public safety.

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