Architecture is a broad field encompassing many types of projects including sustainable development, interior design, and landscaping. For many years in Alaska architecture was purely functional, but today’s architects are moving toward a wide variety of designs including conceptual architecture and modern architecture as well as organic and contemporary projects. From blueprints to project management, architecture is a complex and exciting field full of opportunity.
Latest Architecture News
Bettisworth North Welcomes Three New Professionals
Hiring two landscape architects and an architectural designer gives Bettisworth North the most licensed landscape architects of any Alaska firm.
Benches, Signs, and Flower Pots: Recommendations from the Project Anchorage Task Force
The Project Anchorage Task Force, formed by Mayor Dave Bronson, devised strategies to make the city more attractive to visitors, businesses, and residents.
Top Shelf: Craft and Design at Whisky & Ramen
The co-owners of the Anchorage restaurant fell in love with a historic, three-story building that provided opportunity and challenges in equal measure.
MCG Explore Design Promotes Melissa Pribyl to Principal/Owner
As part of the ownership team, Melissa Pribyl plays a pivotal role in the future growth of the design firm.
Planned Tower for ANC Airport Would Be Alaska’s Tallest Building
A 300-foot control tower planned for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport will surpass the ConocoPhillips Alaska Building as the state’s tallest inhabited structure.
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This year the Alaska Railroad is celebrating 100 years of transportation people and cargo around Alaska. While the railroad is one of the states oldest transporters, it certainly isn’t the only one, and in this issue of Alaska Business we also check in on the Marine Highway, Span Alaska, and the White Pass & Yukon Route. For those interested in Southeast, our focus on that region provides updates on Kensington Mine, Tongass FCU, the troll fishery, and Juneau’s growing landfill.