This Week in Tech: Apple Unveils AR Art Experiences

08-02-19 By KATHARINE KEANE Plus, the solar road pilot program in France has failed, research on the economic viability of energy storage for solar and wind power, and more design-tech news from this week.   Boston-, Houston-, and Phoenix-based architecture firm Shepley Bulfinch has awarded Rice University assistant professor of architecture Jesús Vassallo the Shepley…

Rice University’s Jesús Vassallo’s mass timber construction project wins Shepley Bulfinch Award

By Katherine Guimapang Jul 29, ’19 1:45 PM EST “The award grants funding to a faculty member — or team of faculty members — to conduct research that investigates materials or sustainability. Vassallo was selected for the award for his project “Tall Timber.” — Boston Real Estate Times Spanish architect, writer, and assistant professor at…

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University Of Houston Opens New Health, Biomedical Sciences Building

             Photos Copyright Robert Benson Photography   The University of Houston has completed Health 2, the university’s second health and biomedical sciences building in Houston, according to press release. The nine-story, 300,000-square-foot facility provides a new home for the university’s College of Pharmacy, the Student Health Center, community clinical and…

Medical Construction & Design

Heart of Design: Patient experience gives life to John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital

By Uma Ramanathan  |  Photos by Tim Wilkes For nearly 125 years, Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo provided world-class care to the moms, children and babies of Western New York. The 617,000-square-foot hospital property was comprised of seven interconnected buildings constructed between 1917 and 1995. The campus had become cumbersome for circulation, the floor plates…

Health and biomedical sciences facility completed at University of Houston

300,000-square-foot facility provides a new home for the College of Pharmacy, Student Health Center and other functions. The University of Houston has completed construction of Health 2, its second health and biomedical sciences building. The nine-story, 300,000-square-foot facility provides a new home for the university’s College of Pharmacy, the Student Health Center, community clinical and wellness spaces, and two…

Continuing Education Acoustics

DESIGNING OUR WEST COAST OF FLORIDA’S FINEST STRUCTURES December 1, 2017 By Katharine Logan Humans are visual creatures, and architects are particularly visual humans first the drawings and then the photographs are often mistaken for a building’s whole story. But the experience of architecture is more powerful and subtle than eyes alone perceive. Especially in…

Best High Education/Research: Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab

ENR NEW ENGLAND’S 2017 BEST PROJECTS November 20, 2017 Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab Boston Best Project Owner-Architect-Interior Designer-Laboratory Planner: Harvard University Lead Designer: Shepley Bulfinch General Contractor: Shawmut Design & Construction Structural Engineer: LeMessurier (Foundation Design) MEP Engineer: Vanderweil Engineers Civil Engineer: SLB Group Landscape Architect: Reed Hildebrand Consultants: Accentech (Acoustics/Vibration); RWDI (Wind Consultant); Haley & Alrich (Geotechnical Engineer); Jenson Hughes (Fire Protection);…