The commercial property– remodeling industry in the United States is humming in a strong economy.
Annual revenue growth has reached nearly 9 percent in the past five years, according to an IBISWorld estimate.
This is great news for office workers getting the refresh they crave, but not good news for the planet. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates the volume of furniture sent to landfills rose from 7.6 million to 9.69 million tons between 2005 and 2015.
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Building for Tomorrow, Today
Radical change in the building industry is desperately needed. And it cannot happen without the building trades.
Building on Brand
The Bauhaus turned 100 this year, and a crop of museum buildings sprang up for the celebration.
In probing the relationship between humans and nature, two major exhibitions question the very foundations of design practice.
Signs of Life
Designers, curators, and entrepreneurs are scrambling to make sense of motherhood in a culture that’s often hostile to it.
The Circular Office
Major manufacturers are exploring every avenue to close the loop on workplace furniture.
No New Buildings
The energy already embodied in the built environment is a precious unnatural resource. It’s time to start treating it like one.
Strength from Within
Maggie’s Centres, the service-focused cancer support network, eschews clinical design to arm patients in their fight for life.
Trends in hospitality design are matching up with what environmental psychologists see as a need for comfort in anxious times.
Enter The Culinarium
AvroKO imagines the future of residential amenities—where convenience, comfort, and sustainability meet.
Mi Casa, Su Casa
Casa Perfect creates a memorable shopping experience in lavish private homes.
BEST IN SHOW
Lavishing pets with luxury accessories and hotel stays has become de rigueur for owners amid our self-care culture.
Savvy beauty retailers are turning to innovative interiors, avant-garde merchandising and intimate, tailor-made experiences in a bid to tempt shoppers offline and into their brick-and-mortar stores.