The Distribution/Fulfillment Center of the Future, 2020 Design Competition
By: Sheila Vertino, former editor-in-chief of Development magazine and a freelance writer based in the Washington, D.C. area
During the spring and summer of 2013, NAIOP conducted a design competition in which it sought concepts for the Distribution/Fulfillment Center of the Future. NAIOP invited architects to conceptualize and design the physical “goods exchange” structure that will accommodate distribution, fulfillment, and retail functions in the year 2020. Read about the concepts from the two winners, Ware Malcomb and Riddell Kurczaba.