Every year, we approach the ARCHITECT 50 with the same premise. It may be impossible to capture every way in which a firm can excel, have a significant impact on its community, mentor a younger generation of designers, and help save the planet with its energy-efficient buildings.
Publisher: Engineering News-Record Author: Gary J. Tulacz Ayers Saint Gross is ranked #50 on this prestigious list of the most sustainable design firms in the country. Download PDF
As I reported on workplace wellness this week, I heard about many creative ways to build wellness at companies that either save on health care costs or cost little to begin with. Here’s a look at what some Washington-area companies are doing.
Say bye bye to the corner office. Say hello to the shrinking cubicle. That’s what folks at the D.C. office of Ayers Saint Gross told me as I reported on workplace wellness.
If you’re going to head north for the Labor Day weekend, be sure to stop at the new Chesapeake House rest stop. As Mike Schuh explains, the Baltimore design team sought to make sure motorists know they are in Maryland.
Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie today announced the release of Ward 5 Works — the Ward 5 Industrial Land Transformation Study. Crafted by the Ward 5 Industrial Land Transformation Task Force, The plan is a strategic five-year roadmap for modernizing and adaptively reusing 1,000 acres of industrial land along New York Avenue NE and Metro’s Red Line.
Inner Harbor 2.0., the master plan from Ayers Saint Gross architects to remake and improve the Inner Harbor, builds on what’s there in an inspired way. It is hardly fluff. It is overdue maintenance layered with a 21st-century vision that could make great the good.
When Beechfield Elementary/Middle School fifth-graders were asked to design their dream homes 15 years ago, they almost always included a “safe room,” a place where they could escape violence, according to Ayers Saint Gross president Jim Wheeler.
The potential for a completely different look could be coming to an area of one local city. Ayers Saint Gross is one of the companies involved in this exciting revitalization project.
Nothing could save Albert P. “Skip” Viragh Jr. from pancreatic cancer, but a $65 million gift from his foundation will help other patients suffering from that and other deadly cancers.