The idea for a pedestrian-oriented village at the base of Snowmass Ski Area has been percolating since the resort opened in 1967. The concept was first articulated by iconic Aspen architect and developer Fritz Benedict who helped draw up the initial plans, and it has been talked about ever since.
Changing demographics and an aging population mean that the number of seniors in Colorado, and nationally, is growing. With that growth comes an increased need for housing options that both appeal to and provide for the needs of the senior population, which has in turn prompted more real estate developers and investors to enter the market to build and own...
The days of managing health care facility operations through antiquated systems are being replaced with IT-centric facility managers monitoring IoT field devices and leveraging analytics in more complex and transformational ways.
Several years ago I attended a lecture at the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design by Nader Tehrani, principal of the esteemed architecture firm NADAA and current dean of the The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at the Cooper Union.
The health care industry is transforming as new business models emerge to meet the demands of today’s consumers. As life expectancy increases, people are living longer and are seeking conveniently located health care facilities that offer more personal amenities and specialization in clinical areas.
Humans have a natural disposition to seek and to connect with nature and other forms of life. But people living in urban areas are becoming more disconnected from nature. Plant walls are an easy and stunning way to reconnect them to nature. Plant walls can improve people’s health and mood.
From San Francisco to Toronto to New York City and several cities in between, green roofs and buildings have grown increasingly popular as one method to tackle environmental concerns such as rising temperature and