How 5G Promises to Transform the Construction Industry
Compared to other industries, construction is often lagging behind in technological development. The introduction of 5G mobile solutions promises to change that, as we begin to take advantage of all it offers.
Exhibition to Celebrate Yugoslavian Architect Svetlana Kana Redević to Take Place at Venice Biennale
The Venice Architecture Biennale plans to host an exhibition celebrating the work of socialist Yugoslavian architect Svetlana Kana Redević. The event opens on May 22 and will last the entirety of the Biennale, until November 21.
Formal Renderings of 8 Palmetto Street, Brooklyn Released by GF55 Architects
8 Palmetto Street is a new mixed-use residential building being developed in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Lead architects GF55 Architects recently released the final formal renderings of the 104,000 sq. ft. building.
Waterline Square Park’s Completion Recently Announced
Waterline Square Park was recently completed as the final stage in the multi-building development. The development consists of three buildings designed by separate architectural firms: Richard Meier & Partners, Kohn Pedersen Fox, and Rafael Vinoly, with Groves & Co. Hill West Architects as the executive for the plan.
Missoni Baia’s Miami Condos Opening this Year
Missoni Baia’s 57-storey Miami waterfront condo complex is opening later this year. It’s an impressive addition to the East Edgewater area and stands out among a number of other impressive buildings.
New York Buildings of Excellence Competition
The New York Buildings of Excellence Competition is an important program aimed at highlighting sustainability and environmental consciousness in the construction sector. We at Construction Guide are big believers in eco-friendly construction and have great enjoyed the competition so far.
Exterior of Hanover Warner Center, LA, Close to Completion
The Hanover Warner Center, formally 21050 West Kittredge Street in Los Angeles, is very near completion. In its final stages, developers are currently adding the finishing touches to its exterior.
Construction to Begin Later this Year on New San Francisco Civic Center Tower
A new 47-storey tower has recently moved a step closer to construction as the San Francisco Planning Department released their mitigation measures document. Located at 30 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, the tower is a mixed-use space.
FMC Tower’s Impact on the Philadelphia Skyline
Completed in 2017, FMC Tower has had a significant impact on the Philadelphia skyline. Standing 736 ft. tall, it can be seen from a great distance and is distinctive thanks to its curvy façade and sharp roofline. Here at Construction Guide, we’re always willing to appreciate great architectural design, and FMC Tower is no exception.
Museum of Natural History’s Expansion Makes Impact on Upper West Side Skyline
The latest addition to the American Museum of Natural History – the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation – is making clear progress. The 230,000 sq. ft. expansion is now visible on the skyline of the Upper West Side. We at Construction Guide have been following this project for a while now and are excited to see its progress.
Zoning Approval for Chicago Mixed-Use Development
Lakeview East, a lively area of Chicago, has recently received zoning approval for a new mixed-use development project. Located at W Cornelia Avenue and W Roscoe Street, the application changes the site’s zoning from B3-2 to B3-3, giving developers more scope.
Lina Bo Bardi to Receive Posthumous Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement
Renowned Italian-born Brazilian architect, Lina Bo Bardi, is due to receive a lifetime achievement award at the Venice Architecture Biennale, nearly 30 years after her death.
We at Construction Guide have long been fans of Bo Bardi’s work and feel this award is long overdue for her contribution to modernist architecture in Brazil, and her worldwide influence on the industry.
Studio Libeskind to Build New Waterfront Neighborhood in New Jersey
Studio Libeskind, the firm who designed Freedom Tower in NYC, has recently revealed its plans for a New Jersey neighborhood. Located in the town of Phillipsburg, the site is designed to better connect the town to its neighbors.
John Hopkins University Mattin Center to be Replaced
John Hopkins University has selected the lead architect for its project to replace the Mattin Center. The Bjarke Ingels Group will head the $250 million project, due for completion by fall 2024. After seeing the plans for the new building, we at Construction Guide are excited to see it become reality.
The Benefits of Working With Construction Guide for Real Estate Developers
The real estate market in NYC of course doesn’t just cover commercial projects. Private home renovation is a big market too, but can be just as challenging to organize and execute. Luckily, Construction Guide is here to help with your house renovation goals.
SOM Release Plans for South Street Seaport
The Howard Hughes Corporation have released the second set of plans for the iconic South Street Seaport; both plans were designed by SOM. This is the team’s final design for the project, which will include both 250 Water Street and the South Street Seaport Museum. Construction Guide has been following this project closely through its various iterations and we’re excited to see these final designs.
AIA Updates its Construction Documents to Ensure Safety and Success
The American Institute of Architects has recently updated its Contractor’s Qualification Statement and Warranty Bond. The purpose was to ensure continued safety and compliance in design and construction. We at Construction Guide are pleased to see the updates and welcome the changes to these important documents.
October Construction News in New York
Despite the global downward trend in construction through 2020, October was an exciting month for construction projects in New York. Here at Construction Guide, we always stay up to date with both local and national projects, but here’s a rundown of the construction highlights in New York from October.
New Re Development in New York City
Construction Guide is designed as an online marketplace for real estate developers to match with the most suitable architects and builders for their new re development in New York City. We make the bidding process simple for both sides to help save time and money.
UN History Lecture to Celebrate its 75th Anniversary
On Wednesday November 4th, we were to join the UN’s lecture on its history and latest renovation project behind the scene discussion. The event took place on Zoom and was hosted by the architectural lead on the project, Michael Adlerstein. The event was a success, and we at Construction Guide think it shared needed message for a world piece organization with over 153 nations involved.
Working With Construction Guide Can Help Your Home Renovation Project
Are you planning a home renovation project in the real estate market of NYC? Are you wondering how much does it cost to build a house?
How Construction Guide Can Help With Your Home Renovation
Home renovation can be a daunting but rewarding process. For many, getting involved in the real estate market in NYC means spending time sourcing the right teams for the job.
Remodeling in New York City
New York City has some of the most impressive buildings in the world. But more than that, it’s a city of character. So if you’re planning remodeling in New York City, you need a team that knows this character intimately and wants to make every effort to preserve it.
New Renderings Offer Look at Plans for New York Blood Center
We at Construction Guide like to keep up to date with the latest New York construction news. On that note, we were excited to see the newly released renderings for the New York Blood Center’s planned expansion of its headquarters.