Mass Timber: Inherent Beauty and Potential
Mass timber buildings are a celebration of exposed structure, and an opportunity to update the charm of the warehouse aesthetic.
In the Spotlight
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.
Goose Island to be Home to Chicago’s First Mass Timber Office Building
The firm is continuing our partnership with Hines to build the first mass timber office building in Chicago.
Growing Mass Timber Design
Wood couldn't be a better candidate for mitigating climate change when used as a superstructure in large-scale projects.
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.
Mass Timber's Next Chapter
DLR Group Principal Steve Cavanaugh, AIA, delivers growing evidence on the sustainability, wellness, and aesthetic benefits of mass timber design.
DLR Group and Hines Continue to Grow Mass Timber Design in Denver
Construction commences on the six-story, 225,000-SF building in the city’s River North neighborhood
A Future for Mass Timber in Hospitality
Our mass-timber hospitality prototype qualifies the firm as a responsible disruptor by Metropolis Magazine.
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.
Healthy Air in Action
For Air Quality Awareness Week our architects, engineers, building analysts, data scientists, and interior designers share how their work impacts air quality.
Designing for Equity: A Guide to GIS Principles
Interested in design for equity? Learn five principles that unlock GIS’ potential, and questions to ask your designer or planner.
The Renwick Revisited
Across from the White House, DLR Group x Accidentally Wes Anderson explores the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery, sharing the story and design updates of, “the American Louvre.”
Protecting the Symbol of the City: Preserving Portlandia
A well known symbol of Portland, the Portlandia sculpture required special considerations during our reconstruction of the Portland Building.
Outdoor Learning: Enhancing Student and Educator Well-Being
Student and staff well-being is deeply rooted in how we design learning environments. As educators seek to engage students in new ways, learning outdoors provides many benefits and opportunities for powerful learning experiences.
A Workplace Evolution: From Office to Destination
The future of the workplace is no longer ahead of us – it's here, and we’ve upped the ante to deliver one-of-a-kind workplace designs.
Designing for Health: Social Sports & Leisure Entertainment
An insurgence of retail mixed-use spaces dedicated to providing sports-oriented concepts engage people with their communities.
Q&A with Metropolis Climate Toolkit Interior Designers
Interiors account for up to 50% of a building’s embodied carbon. Designers share “a-ha moments” from Metropolis Climate Toolkit for Interior Design workshops.
Carbon 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Carbon and Climate Change
If we want to understand why carbon matters for climate change, it helps to understand the lingo. Here’s a simple breakdown so you can chime in on the conversation.
SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center
When the SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center’s conditions began disrupting performances, our team stepped in to design a solution.