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Barbara A. Nadel, FAIA

Barbara A.
Nadel, FAIA
From Bilbao to Brazil and from Dubai to Shanghai, American architects are reshaping the retail landscape unrestricted by the design limitations imposed
Temple of Domesticity
The evolution of Chicago's Medinah Temple into one of Bloomingdale's largest standalone Home + Furnishings stores is a retailing success story that has
SCW FEATURE: Team Building
Speed is more important than ever in retail construction, as builders rush to shorten the lag time between groundbreaking and rent collection. And slow,
According to the Urban Land Institute, the back-to-the-city movement is now a clear trend poised to continue well into the 21st century. Nationally, the
New store construction is steadily declining as developers and retailers put the brakes on expansion plans and wait for a stronger economy. In fact, U.S.
Who's Roofing The Store?
From Sacramento to Long Island, retail property managers remain on top of their building stock literally with year-round roof maintenance and inspection
RENOVATION TRENDS: Diamonds in the rough
Many underperforming properties are in need of a wake-up call and a new lease on business. As these examples in Florida, Pennsylvania and Texas illustrate, smart renovations can help turn around even the most dismal of retail centers...
SPECIFIERS GUIDE (WALL COVERINGS): Ceiling design for sea and sky
Increasingly, restaurant owners and retailers are serving up highly stylized, visually striking environments to attract and retain customers. To achieve
SPECIFIERS GUIDE (RENOVATION CASE STUDY): The best facelift in Beverly Hills
After years as a Tinseltown landmark, posh Beverly Center gets some plastic surgery from Callison Architects. Reinventing a fading star into a polished,
Burdines, the hot quintessential Florida retailer owned by Cincinnati-based Federated Department Stores, recently opted for a cool new 21st century look.
PRODUCTS: Going Underground
Under the provisions of the new Federal Clean Water Act , shopping center developers have to abide by stricter requirements for water retention. Developers
ENERGY MANAGEMENT: Window Shopping in downtown Pittsburgh
Lazarus is the first freestanding department store built in downtown Pittsburgh in more than 25 years. The 247,000 sq. ft., four level retail space was
LIGHTING: Enlighten yourself
Many contractors, facility management professionals and retailers are in the dark when it comes to effective use of lighting in the shopping center environment.
SECURITY: Safety through strategy
To keep their centers from becoming playgrounds for hoods and thieves, owners and tenants are turning to technology, strategic planning and lighting design
Buying Into Green Design
Across the nation, shopping center owners and national retailers are implementing environmental design strategies. Increasing numbers of building owners
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