News & Opinions
The latest news and insights from Hanley Wood’s outspoken experts and key thought-leaders throughout the residential and commercial design and construction industry.
Peter Goldstone / Hanley Wood / March 23, 2015
At Hanley Wood, we’re continuing to evolve our platforms to provide our audiences with anytime, anywhere access. That’s why we recently launched completely redesigned web destinations for three of our powerful media brands: ARCHITECT (www.architectmagazine.com), Residential Architect (www.residentialarchitect.com), and CUSTOM HOME (www.customhomeonline.com). These new sites offer responsive design, fresh new looks, and added functionality to enhance the user experience.
The upgrades to these new sites includes some very cool features:
1. Timely Topical ConcentrationRead More
Upgraded Design, Features Offer Enhanced Experience for Users Washington, D.C., March 20, 2015 – Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, has unveiled newly-redesigned websites for its Residential Architect and CUSTOM HOME media brands. A fresh new look and responsive design give way to a better viewing experience for users, regardless of the device used to view the sites. The sites can be found at www.residentialarchitect.com and www.customhomeonline.com.Read More
Hanley Wood Appoints Katie Gerfen to Editor of ARCHITECT, BUILDER, CUSTOM HOME and Residential Architect
Washington, DC – February 19, 2015 – Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, has announced that Katie Gerfen has been promoted to serve as Editor of four prominent media brands: ARCHITECT, BUILDER, CUSTOM HOME, and Residential Architect. Gerfen will manage the team responsible for creating and aggregating all residential design related content across the network of Hanley wood digital properties, and will provide leadership on the integration of design-focusedRead More
Eric Wills, Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson / ARCHITECT / September 10, 2013
For the fifth year, our annual ranking of U.S. architecture firms finds the best … not necessarily the biggest.
Most lists of top architecture firms are nothing more than a straight-up ranking of top revenue-producers. Not the ARCHITECT 50. Now in its fifth year, the program aspires to much more: A qualitative look at how firms stack up across a broad range of categories, from business to sustainability to design. We consider net revenue per employee, profits invested in research, and energy-efficiency metrics (how well firms are meeting the AIA’s 2030 challenge, for instance).Read More
Bruce D. Snider / RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECT / August 8, 2013
Clothes hounds love clothes. Gearheads love gear. Pretty much everyone has something they live to shop for. But for residential architects, shopping amounts to a professional imperative. Residential design may begin in a realm of pure form, free from the banality of brand names and manufacturers’ warranties, but before even the finest idea finds its expression in bricks and mortar, someone has to specify the brick. And which brick—or window or ceramic tile or lighting fixture—can make the difference between a project that merely serves and one that truly sings.
So it is with some anticipationRead More