Office Buildings

Office Buildings February 14, 2022

Office building design has changed

COVID, employee well-being and indoor air quality issues have all changed the way office buildings are designed

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: LEO A DALY
Office Buildings September 1, 2021

Project profile: Minnesota Army National Guard, Arden Hills Readiness Center

The 149,735-SF National Guard Readiness Center complex serves as the new home for the 34th Infantry Division.

By ringing office environments around the courtyard on both levels, daylight is abundant and accessible for all, promoting physical and mental wellness while connecting people back to the existing wetland natural resource beyond. The custom frit pattern serves triple duty: blocking solar gain, controlling glare, and protect displayed intellectual property from individuals outside. Courtesy: SmithGroup
Office Buildings September 1, 2021

Project profile: Zeiss Michigan Quality Excellence Center

SmithGroup designed a building while balancing the environmental needs of people and machines

By SmithGroup
Courtesy: © Ron Blunt Photography
Office Buildings September 1, 2021

Project Profile: Humana Offices – Rosslyn

MEP engineering design services were provided for a high-rise Class A trophy office space in the vibrant Rosslyn neighborhood in Northern Virginia.

By GHT Limited
Source: Judy Davis
Office Buildings September 1, 2021

Project Profile: Ballston Exchange Office Building

The former headquarters of the National Science Foundation headquarters was redesigned and retrofitted into a mixed-use project to become a part of a growing community.

By GHT Limited
Courtesy: Tetra Tech
Office Buildings June 16, 2021

Expert Q&A: Tetra Tech’s Staci Atwater discusses the role adaptability plays in designing more equitable spaces

Discussion on how to address the gaps between sustainability, wellness, and equity.

By Glumac
Office Buildings February 19, 2021

Office buildings focus on air quality, energy efficiency

Designing office buildings in a post-COVID world is a challenging task with engineering variables

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Mark Herboth, Clark Nexsen
Office Buildings December 3, 2020

Best practices in science, technology office design

Within the constraints of the typical COVID-19 office protocols, lab users face additional challenges, which requires designers to adjust.

By Anne Bradley, Julia Janaro and Megan Chorley
Office Buildings June 22, 2020

COVID-19 safety lessons to learn from Shanghai office workers

Glumac's Shanghai employees are returning to the office, but there are many adjustments they have to make getting to the office and while they are working due to COVID-19.

By Glumac
Office Buildings March 20, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: March 13-19, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Preventing the coronavirus with preparation, portable coronavirus detection, balancing power quality and energy efficiency, NFPA 101 and building egress, and improved energy efficiency for businesses and vehicles.

By Chris Vavra