The historic White House Rose Garden is going to be restored. The final design plan is a collaboration by landscape architecture firms Perry Guillot, Inc., and Oehme, van Sweden & Associates/OvS. The plan will renew the design first implemented by Rachel Lambert “Bunny” Mellon during the Kennedy Administration, which has been the guiding blueprint for the Rose Garden since the installation in 1962.
Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) has completed the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Set to open on July 30, the museum will be a tribute to the Olympic and Paralympic movements with Team USA athletes at the center of the experience.
Glass doors and walls in commercial spaces have transformed how people work, play, shop, and socialize. Glass provides a clean, crisp, contemporary look that can allow for natural daylight to flow from one interior space to the next.
Recent demographic and social trends have increased demand for multigenerational design in commercial buildings, and the restroom offers many opportunities to cater to a full spectrum of generational challenges.
Specifying flooring that will not be slippery even when it can get wet or otherwise lubricated in use is critical for safety purposes. The 2012 International Building Code (IBC) lays out slip resistance, but there are weaknesses with the requirements.