2023 Responsible Disruptors Award
Our Mass Timber Innovation: The Hospitality Prototype has been named by Metropolis as one of three Responsible Disruptors in its second annual awards program. The other two winners are Quebec-based firm Architecturama and the Civic Data Design Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The program honors projects that use innovation as a force for good.
The Responsible Disruptors program honors architecture and design projects that utilize technology to make change for the better, disrupting the norm ethically.Learn more about the award
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DLR Group Partners with Texas A&M on Academic Center
DLR Group is partnering with Hines for the first mass timber academic building at Texas A&M. The Aplin Center will be an immersive learning laboratory for new university programs in hospitality and retail studies.
Mass Timber Innovation: The Hospitality Prototype
The world has reached a crucial tipping point around carbon emissions. Could timber construction be the answer for the hospitality industry?
Biophilia and Mass Timber at Swarthmore College
Our partnership with Swarthmore College for the Dining and Community Commons Project focuses on equitable community and ambitious sustainability goals.
Metropolis Magazine Names DLR Group a Responsible Disruptor
Our work on mass timber for hotels was honored for its representation of positive change and healthy innovation in architecture and design.
Materiality and Hospitality: Researching Mass Timber Design for Hotels
Rising demand for travel means fresh design opportunities to open conversations about lowering the carbon impact of new hotels.
Timber: What’s Old is New Again
Many of us are familiar with wood as a decorative and finishing material, but wood is making its way back – quite literally – to the core of our buildings.