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The War of the Roses, Nash Hurley Architecture Studio, San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles

Measure What We Value: New Metrics for Commercial Office Building Design

By Nash Hurley Humans tend to measure what we value. For many of us that means money. We equate more money to increased autonomy and greater happiness. For others it...

McNellis: Outward Bound, Now More Than Ever

By John McNellis Thanksgiving at home is the traditional time and place for contemplating not only your good fortune—and sharing a bit of it—but your kindness in general. Worthy thoughts...
VITAL, PAE, Digifabshop, Overhead VAV

This is Air.

By Nash Hurley, Josh Emig and Marco Alves Last month, before our outside air was filled with smoke, we set out to write an article about the fresh air systems...
Bay Area, San Francisco, Overaa Construction

Cheaper AND Greener?

One builder’s small steps yield big results to the triple bottom line By Kara Overaa Gragg We know that the construction business is waste and energy-intensive, so as general contractors, our...
Kidder Mathews, Flexible Warehousing

Flexible Warehousing Garners New Interest

By John Fioramonti, Kidder Mathews Research The COVID-19 pandemic ignited significant social changes that have impacted commercial real estate in differing ways. For example, the remote working shift has driven...
BH Development, Walnut Creek, Bay Area, San Francisco, CREW East Bay, Teleferic Barcelona, Chicago Deferred Exchange Company, Wine Bar and Bocce Ball

Creating Urban Experiences in Walnut Creek

By Teresa Fluegel, Chicago Deferred Exchange Company BH Development, a Walnut Creek–based real estate development company that specializes in retail, has developed some award-winning projects in downtown Walnut Creek and brought...
International Energy Conservation Code, NRDC, San Francisco, Seattle

At Long Last, A Truly Final 2021 Energy Code

By Lauren Urbanek It’s been a long time coming, but we now have a final 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) for new residential and commercial buildings, following the uncertainty...
BRIDGE Housing, Bay Area, TRI Commercial, Northern California, San Francisco, Bay Area, East Bay

Senate Bill 330 Housing Crisis Act Explained

By Steven Vettel and Charles “CJ” Higley California Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed into law several housing-related bills passed in the 2019-2020 state legislative session. At the start of the...
Housing, inclusionary housing, Wendel Rosen Black & Dean, California Building Industry Association, CBIA, San Jose, Supreme Court Case No. S212072

A Proposal Off The Rails

California’s Fill and Dredge Policy By J. Tom Boer and Samuel Brown In June, with little warning, the California State Water Resources Control Board (State Board) reissued a proposal to impose...
San Francisco, Seattle, John Cumbelich & Associates

Curing Retail: Repurpose, Rezone or Replace

(EDITOR'S NOTE: The Registry originally published this article on May 21st, 2020. We are bringing it back because of its relevant message.) By John Cumbelich The overbuilt US market for retail...

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