Seven design trends in affordable housing

Design is a big factor in keeping affordable housing costs down. Shared housing, smaller units, modular construction, sustainability and adaptive reuse are just some of the ongoing trends that builders and architects are putting into play to reduce the costs associated with construction and building operation.


Trends in college and university building design

Trends in college and university building design

Designing a building on a tight budget is nothing new to architects, builders and designers. Coupled with declining enrollment and technological advances, college and university campuses and residences are finding innovative ways to attract students and keep costs down.


Senior living design trends evolve with active audience

senior living trends

With age-in-place technology advances growing like never before, designers of senior living communities are upping their game with wellness initiatives, modern food options, and amenity offerings that have made active senior living far more desirable than it was in the past.


Adaptive reuse of commercial buildings is on the rise

adaptive reuse of commercial buildings

Aging buildings don’t always need to be torn down. Adaptive reuse – where an existing building is repurposed for a use other than its original design – can net huge benefits for cost savings and the environment, and also play a part in preserving heritage as historical elements of a building can stay intact.