Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport creates a destination inside Terminal 3

The first of a three-part phased modernization of Terminal 3 at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport today opened its doors to the public.   

Workplace pilots: Test. Learn. Build

Pilot studies are routinely performed in the development of products, technology, research, and services, in order to test the feasibility of an idea on a small scale with minimal financial investment. This same testing process can also be utilized by organizations planning a strategic workplace design to drive business performance. Differentiated from mock-ups or beta sites, workplace pilots are small scale built work environments, where an organization’s employees permanently reside and work on a daily basis.

eBay’s San Jose headquarters has a new interactive hub and welcome center named Main Street

eBay’s has received, what the company is calling, a new ‘front door’ for its San Jose headquarters, and oh, what a front door it is. Officially named Main Street, the addition to the San Jose campus is a 20,000-sf interactive hub and welcome center designed by ESI Design. The center is meant to exemplify eBay’s platform via large-scale, interactive displays and dynamic media installations.

New York’s One Vanderbilt to have publicly accessible observation deck 1,020-feet above ground

After releasing a few renderings in October that seemed to suggest One Vanderbilt in New York City may have an observation deck, the project’s developer, SL Green, has confirmed those suspicions, announcing a publicly accessible observation deck will be included in the Grand Central Terminal’s new neighbor, Curbed New York reports.

Airborne America takes flight in San Diego

Later this month, Airborne San Diego, a 26,508-sf indoor skydiving facility, will open in this city’s East Village near Petco Park stadium.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Parks & People Foundation's 'Green Growing Center' in Place at Baltimore's Druid Hill Park

The 600-square-foot Growing Green Center has been set in place on its site at Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, by builder Modular Genius.

The facility, designed by Ziger/Snead Architects, will serve as a training and staging center for the city’s Parks & People Foundation. Final work on the modular structure is expected to be completed in the next few weeks, with a formal opening ceremony in Q1/2017.

Harrison Commons: The beauty of revitalization

The town of Harrison was once a thriving center of industry, boasting countless chemical and metal product manufacturers. But until recently, the former center of this industrial activity lay vacant and forgotten. The mixed use Harrison Commons project is an early and essential step toward revitalizing this neglected area, ushering in a new chapter for the city.

A Place with Potential