Health Care Products for Summer 2019

    For more patient-centered environments, these items take cues from hospitality and workplace trends.

Paints and Finishes for Summer 2019

    For residential and commercial buildings, these coatings enhance durability.

British Designers Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby Built a Better Sofa by Observing, Sketching, and Breaking with Office Norms

    Trained as architects, the founders of Barber & Osgerby design task chairs like they would buildings—with features that accommodate the way people actually work.

In Charleston, South Carolina, David Baker Architects Used Wood Porches to Add Warmth to a Senior Housing Complex

    Long communal porches connect units of a new senior residence by DBA, so that it feels linked to older local house styles. Read more.

A Director of Perkins+Will’s Material Performance Lab Explains Why Specifiers Still Need Its Precautionary List

    Building materials may come with more certifications now than when Perkins+Will launched a free, searchable index of harmful substances in some, but architects need the database now more than ever to shed light on the impact of a product’s individual ingredients. RECORD asked one of the List’s directors to explain. Read more.

Andermatt Concert Hall by Studio Seilern Architects Opens in Switzerland

    Like the compact inner workings of a Swiss watch, the precision-engineered space in an Alpine Village sounds and works beautifully.

Big Black Bird or Ancient Stone Barrows, Junya Ishigami’s 2019 Serpentine Pavilion Embodies Contradictions

John Ronan Designs Visitor and Education Center for Frank Lloyd Wright Trust

    The expansion will be located adjacent to Wright’s famed home and studio in Oak Park, to the west of Chicago.

John Ronan Designs Visitor and Education Center for Frank Lloyd Wright Trust

    The expansion will be located adjacent to Wright’s famed home and studio in Oak Park, to the west of Chicago.

Using Data to Future-Proof Your Designs

    Predictive cost data is closing the gap between the design phase and the building phase, making cost estimates more realistic and improving relationships between architects and project owners.

American Museum of Natural History in New York Breaks Ground on Jeanne Gang–Designed Building

    The architect spoke with RECORD about the 230,000-square-foot Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation, which connects 10 museum buildings and adds space for exhibitions and education.

Leslie Lokko, Global Architect and Novelist, Appointed Architecture Dean at City College of New York

    Born in Scotland and raised in Ghana, Lokko leaves the Graduate School of Architecture at the University of Johannesburg to become dean of the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York.

Leslie Lokko, Global Architect and Novelist, Appointed Architecture Dean at City College of New York

    Born in Scotland and raised in Ghana, Lokko leaves the Graduate School of Architecture at the University of Johannesburg to become dean of the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York.

Cooper Hewitt Announces 2019 National Design Awards Winners

    The 20th anniversary of the awards program honors Thomas Phifer, IwamotoScott, and SCAPE Landscape Architecture, among others, for their excellence in design.

At 2019 AIA Conference, AIA Members Push for Urgent Climate Action

    <div dir="ltr"><span dir="ltr">At the event&rsquo;s business meeting on Wednesday in Las Vegas, members of the American Institute of Architects overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling for &ldquo;urgent and sustained climate action.&rdquo;</span></div>

Benchmark School by SHoP

    SHoP&#39;s Innovation Lab for the Benchmark School addresses academic challenges through architectural thinking.

Birkat Itzjak Synagogue by Cherem Arquitectos

    A tight site on a frenetic corner in Mexico City is transformed into a contemplative refuge.

Lush Hillock and Public-Art Plinth Culminate NYC’s High Line

    The Spur has just opened on the south edge of Hudson Yards.

Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County Announces La Brea Tar Pits Renovation

    Three architects will compete to reimagine the landmark and research site.

Boston City Hall Plaza Redesign Announced

    A scheme by Sasaki aims to transform the plaza into a &ldquo;welcoming front yard for civic life.&rdquo;