Architecture

Scene on the NeoCon Showfloor: Day 1

A closer look at NeoCon 2007’s products for the office, hospitality, healthcare, retail, and residential interiors. On the fair’s first day, Metropolis and Paoli Furniture hosted “Preserving Our Modern Heritage” with keynote speaker, Christy MacLear the Executive Director of the…

Trends: Healthcare

Institutional settings are no longer synonymous with bland thanks to the attention given to lounge seating. New concepts in chairs that feature seats and back pads in one and easily removable pieces for quick cleaning provide comfort to the patient…

Judges

Jeff Barber, AIA, LEED AP, is Executive Director of the Architecture Studio for Gensler’s Southeast region and the global co-leader of the firm’s Buildings & Campuses practice area. As executive director, he is a client and design leader for developer…

Family Comes First

Threatened by a raging real estate market, the Eliot Noyes house faces an uncertain future as his family begins sorting out its preservation options.

Safety and Design First

The decision to integrate art and safety was an easy one. With a healthcare clientele that accounts for 40% of their business, Meltown Glass Art & Design looked to SaftiFirst, a manufacturer of fire-rated glass, to help create an artistic…

Beyond Compliance

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is 15 years old this year. While much has changed for the better in the designed environment, much still needs to be done. We see too many designs—like those ubiquitous Braille signs on hotel…