Information Technology

  • York University Begins Construction on Markham Centre Campus


    York University will begin construction in August of 2020 on the CAD$275.5 million Markham Centre Campus in Markham, Ontario.

  • Employing Intelligent Building Design and IoT to Maintain Environmental Safety and Confidence in Facilities


    Building automation systems (BAS), computerized maintenance management systems, data analytics software, and human motion modeling software are being reimagined to allow people to safely occupy their workspaces during the COVID-19 pandemic, by collecting data in new ways and sharing it like never before. Data can be made available on dashboards and mobile devices to inform the countless decisions occupants make in the course of their workday—including choosing a route to their office, an elevator, a desk, or a restroom—all with the lens of maintaining social distances and maximizing sanitation.

  • Huawei Plans Optoelectronics R&D Center


    Huawei Technologies is planning to construct a $1.3 billion R&D center in Cambridge in the United Kingdom.

  • Pivotal, Optum, and Array Analytics Offer Webinar on Planning for the Future of Healthcare


    Pivotal is partnering with Optum and Array Analytics to offer a live webinar at 12:00 PM (EDT) on July 29, 2020.

  • Atlassian Plans Sydney Headquarters


    Atlassian, a leading Australian software development company, is planning to construct a 40-story headquarters tower in Sydney. Anchoring a new technology precinct, the project is expected to be the tallest hybrid timber building in the world when it opens in 2025.

  • Blinn College Expands RELLIS Campus


    Blinn College is planning to construct a $32 million academic facility on the RELLIS Campus in Brenham, Texas.

  • University of Salford Plans Centre of Excellence in Intelligent Automation and Robotics


    The University of Salford will begin construction in September of 2020 on the £13 million Centre of Excellence in Intelligent Automation and Robotics in the United Kingdom.

  • Implementing Intelligent Building Strategies to Reduce Costs and Improve User Experience


    Intelligent building solutions that combine building automation systems (BAS), computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS), the Internet of Things (IoT), smart building technologies, and data analytics software are being used to reduce energy costs, optimize operations, enhance user experience, and, most recently, adhere to standards established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As these technologies and platforms converge, more buildings and campuses are leveraging systems integration to optimize resource management, establish proactive maintenance programs, automate processes, and increase productivity. 

  • York University Builds School of Continuing Studies


    York University is building the CAD$50.5 million School of Continuing Studies in Toronto.

  • Tencent Plans Net City in Shenzhen


    Global technology company Tencent is planning to build the 320-acre Net City in Shenzhen, China. The sustainable, self-contained development is being designed by NBBJ as a fully integrated 'city of the future' sited on 21 million sf of land.