The amenities building on the campus of this Southern California Fortune 500 Tech company creates a hub for employees across the entire campus by providing a state-of-the-art conference center, dining center, organic garden and health center. View the project here.
Read The Many Faces of Innovation in U.S. Cities in the New York Times | Westport Commons will be the largest co-working space in the world. It is a leading example of urban acupuncture, an intervention in the form of a community asset that sparks the remaking of the community that surrounds it. By using an existing building, a vacant former middle school, the shared idea of a community icon is still in tact, drawing new attention for the potential of this space to restructure the area economically and culturally to support over 150 entrepreneurs that will be drawn to the co-working space.
Located in Des Moines, Iowa, the American Republic Insurance Building fills a half block of land on in the main western central business district. Occupied by American Enterprise Group (AEG), the building is eight stories tall and was originally designed and constructed in 1965 by the New York office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) under architect Gordon Bunshaft, FAIA. Not only is the building considered a noteworthy example of modern architecture, but AEG has also compiled an extensive and notable art collection over the last 50 years.
If you are like me, you have gone down the grocery aisle with a list of trigger words in your head. Benzoate, corn syrup, partially hydrogenated, starch, monosodium glutamate, artificial flavor, sorbate, and just about anything else you can’t pronounce