The Community Series
Celebrating American Builders Quarterly’s final print issue, this series will highlight leaders behind large projects that support their surrounding communities with a focus on sustainability and the interactions between human and environment. It will also feature organizations committed to philanthropic or social justice initiatives on a local scale.
The DEI Series
This series will present diverse builders from intersectional backgrounds who are leading the way in construction, design, and architecture. It will also look at the current DEI initiatives that facilities are putting in place to make the industry more inclusive.
The Healthcare Series
This series will examine how facilities, design, and construction executives have been expanding and renovating healthcare systems since the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. It will look at the ways we continue to create healing spaces for new patients during high rates of hospitalization.
The Housing Series
This series will bring awareness to the current state of the national housing crisis as well as what is being done to combat it and increase housing security. We’ll hear from the planners and developers tasked with community partnerships and outreach as well as the tech advancements and thoughtful new solutions to make housing affordable and accessible.
The Sports Series
This series highlights the very foundation of team spirit: the state-of-the-art athletic facilities and stadiums where teams are trained, games are won, and fans are made. It will include builders and directors from both collegiate and national venues as they discuss the latest additions and renovations to deliver top-tier experiences for sports and spectators.
The Entertainment Series
This series will showcase spaces that invite guests in with the goal of entertaining, educating, or engrossing them. This includes museums, theaters, concert venues, athletic stadiums, casinos, and tourist attractions. It will explore how a space is developed around local art and culture, while both accommodating and amusing every visitor.
The Safety Series
This series serves to remind us that human lives are behind the buildings in which we live, work, and otherwise occupy, and the construction process is a dangerous one. We will hear from leaders with a focus on safety and the importance of training, regulations, risk prevention, and strong team dynamics that ensure everyone is respected and protected.
The Accessibility Series
This series will showcase the builders who envision and modify spaces to meet the diverse needs of everyone who will use them, ensuring that they are functional, accessible, and safe. It will examine the ways historical preservation is balanced with restoration and modernization techniques to bring legacy buildings into a fully inclusive era.