Architecture, design and construction: what we’re reading this week

Some fresh reads from this week from the world of architecture, design and construction

When it comes to architecture, design, and construction, here are a few of the things that we’ve seen this week:


BDC Network published a piece this week that picks up on an interesting healthcare trend: making senior or assisted living facilities feel like a neighborhood. It certainly looks homey!

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This article from the Calgary Herald sheds light on GEC Architecture and its storied history in Alberta. GEC is currently working on the CalgaryNEXT project.

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BDC Network also shared some interesting research for worldwide hotel construction. Overall, construction levels are up, but there has been a slight decrease from one year ago. More here.

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Finally, for all of you brutalist architecture fans, fear not: it’s still en vogue, according to The Guardian’s Felix Salmon. Better yet, if you enjoy Tom Hiddleston, somehow Salmon managed to fit him into the article.

Photograph: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images

Photograph: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images

 

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