Design / Build

MKDA establishes Washington, DC design studio, Guðmundsdóttir to lead new office

Washington, DC Interior design and advisory services firm MKDA continues its national expansion with the opening of a new interior design studio. The office will be headed by Kristín Aldan Guðmundsdóttir, Intl. Assoc. AIA, who joins MKDA as

Executive of the Month: Malcolm Punch, TSC site safety
supervisor: All about helping people, by keeping them safe

New York, NY For Malcolm Punch, site safety supervisor with Total Safety Consulting (TSC), life is all about helping people. Being the person a friend turns to for advice, the colleague ready to pitch in when a crisis mounts, comes naturally to him.

Cutting-edge versus bleeding-edge technology, and knowing the difference - by Meredith Lovejoy

As technology design consultants, we are often asked what the latest and greatest technology trends are; what’s worth the investment, and which are just fads? Designing sustainable, scalable technology solutions is a huge consideration...

JEMB tops out 1 Willoughby Square; Class A building
designed by FXCollaborative and built by Gilbane Building

Brooklyn, NY JEMB Realty Corp., a real estate development, investment and management organization has topped out 1 Willoughby Sq. (1WSQ), a class A, 34-story office development. To commemorate the milestone...

HSA breaks ground on $9.5 million renovation; Led by Imrey Studio; Architect of record is Daniels Architect P.C.

Manhattan, NY The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) at the Herb Alpert Center has broken ground on The Renaissance Project, the most substantial renovation of the building, undertaken by the organization since its construction...

HLW participates in Habitat for Humanity

New York, NY Architecture, interiors, planning, and strategy firm HLW has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity, giving back to its community by helping families in NYC take a step onto the path towards financial stability.

Reidy completes 40,000 s/f arts center on Governor’s Island; Also makes charitable donation towards project

Manhattan, NY Reidy Contracting Group has completed the LMCC’s Arts Center, the first permanent home for artists and cultural audiences at Governors Island. Spanning 40,000 s/f, the center offers a range of amenities

Lee appointed chapter president of IIDA NY

New York, NY The International Interior Design Association’s New York Chapter (IIDA NY) has appointed Annie Lee, IIDA, LEED AP ID+C as chapter president. IIDA NY is a professional organization that unites A&D professionals...

McMullen and Hariharan join Syska Hennessy

New York, NY Donn McMullen, CFM, BCxP, an expert in facility operations, and Divya Hariharan, MBA, have joined the New York office of Syska Hennessy Group. In his new roles of technical manager and senior associate...

What makes a healthy space? Hint: It’s more than the indoor air quality - by Maia Gilman

Have you ever walked into a space and felt uplifted by it? What makes that happen–is it your mood, your expectation, or is it the space itself? It may be a little of all those factors, and all are related. We are connected creatures, and our moods...