A rendering of an office building in San Francisco that will be built with mass timber components. Mass Timber could be on the verge of gaining broader acceptance in the U.S. as a result of imminent building code changes and increasing supply. Images: Brookfield Properties and Design Distill

Wood | December 11, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Suppliers of engineered wood products are suddenly scrambling to keep up with demand.

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Codes and Standards | December 12, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Major real estate firms are driving the effort.

Google, Spruce Goose

Photo: Connie Zhou

Reconstruction Awards | December 12, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The hangar that once housed the Spruce Goose is adapted to meet a tech giant’s workplace needs.

Hevener Football Center entry

Renderings courtesy HOK

University Buildings | December 12, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The facility will be named after longtime donor to the University of Florida and the University Athletic Association...

8 noteworthy multifamily projects to open in late 2019

Coronel Apartments, East Hollywood, Calif., designed by  KFA Architects and built by Westport Construction. Photo courtesy KFA Architects

   

Multifamily Housing | December 11, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Editor, Multifamily Design+Construction

From a prefab high-rise in Denver to a seaside village in Oxnard, Calif., these projects highlight the innovative mul...

 A rendering of an office building in San Francisco that will be built with mass timber components. Mass Timber could be on the verge of gaining broader acceptance in the U.S. as a result of imminent building code changes and increasing supply. Images: Brookfield Properties and Design Distill

Wood | December 11, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Suppliers of engineered wood products are suddenly scrambling to keep up with demand.

Calling all emerging architects: Enter to win the $20,000 Forge Prize

Jin Young Song, AIA, Assistant Professor at University at Buffalo, and Founder of DIOINNO Architecture PLLC, demonstrates his SIMS (Snap-Interlock Module System) design concept, which took the $20,000 Grand Prize in the 2019 Forge Prize competition. Photo courtesy AISC

    

Architects | December 10, 2019 | BD+C Staff

This annual steel design competition will recognize three Finalists ($10,000 each) and one Grand Prize Winner ($20,00...

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Codes and Standards | December 10, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Focus is on energy savings and demand flexibility.

Smithsonian Koch Hall

Photo: Smithsonian Institution

Reconstruction Awards | December 10, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The new enclosed FossiLab gives visitors a glimpse into the exacting work of Smithsonian scientists and preservationi...

THe Apis Cor 3D printer in front of the completed building

All images courtesy Apis Cor

3D Printing | December 10, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Apis Cor 3D printed the building.

Life Fitness is adding interactive content to its exercycles for hotels and health clubs, but will it sell to apartment building owners?

Multifamily Housing | December 09, 2019 | Rob Cassidy |

The battle goes on.

Jonathan Moody (left), newly named CEO of Moody Nolan, with his father, Curt Moody, founder of the firm.

Architects | December 09, 2019 |

New four-member Executive Team also named.

727 West Madison, Chicago, designed by FitzGerald Associates Architects with interiors by Morgante Wilson Architects for Fifield Cos. and F&F Realty.

December 09, 2019 |
Student Housing ProCONNECT event draws developers, contractors, architects, and building product manufacturers to Denver

The Student Housing ProCONNECT event took place on November 10-12, 2019, in Denver.

   

Multifamily Housing | December 09, 2019 | BD+C Staff

2½-day event connects attendees with vendors—and each other.

Building Team | December 09, 2019 | Steve Kenat, GBBN

The following case studies illustrate some of the ways we’ve helped our clients navigate different tax credits.

Koloa Landing, Hawaii. One of Layton Construction's signature projects.

Contractors | December 09, 2019 |

Merger will expand both firms’ geographic reach and services.

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Codes and Standards | December 09, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Projects include new and existing offices, schools, and warehouses.

Livingston Place at Southern, Washington, DC

Livingston Place at Southern, in the District of Columbia, is reserved for seniors age 60 and above who require assistance with two or more activities of daily living.

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Florence, Italy's city leaders have approved the sale of land for a new soccer stadium, which one achitect's design proposal envisions in the shape of a stone, with cladding that matches the local team's colors. Images: Pierattelli Architetture

Sports and Recreational Facilities | December 06, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The owner of Fiorentina, the soccer team, wants to move into a new facility by 2023.

December 06, 2019 | Cannon Design Blog | Trevor Calarco

Colleges and universities across the United States are facing unprecedented challenges related to funding in both ope...

TWA Hotel at JFK Airport

Photo: David Mitchell

Reconstruction Awards | December 06, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A dormant, 1960s-era flight center is converted into a snazzy hotel and conference facility.

Main Stair in Columbus Metro Library Hilliard Branch

Wooden accents in the staircase offset the mostly white space and help to define programmatic elements. Photos: Cory Klein Photography

Reconstruction Awards | December 06, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Senior living clubhouse becomes a modern library in central Ohio.

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Codes and Standards | December 06, 2019 |

Thirteen states or cities have adopted effective measures; some restricting development in vulnerable areas.

Aerial view of Adohi Hall

All photos: Modus Studio

Wood | December 06, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A design collaborative led by Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Modus Studio, Mackey Mitchell Architects, and OLIN designe...

The Innovation Academy in Alpharetta, Ga., will be set up to prepare high school students to become leaders in a knowledge economy. Images: Cooper Carry

Education Facility | December 05, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor  

The design firm Cooper Carry combined three of its practice studios to collaborate on this project.

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Codes and Standards | December 05, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Roadmap will lay foundation for a future LEED that is regenerative.

Brick on the south and west elevations was replaced with glazing to bring in sunlight

Brick on the south and west elevations was replaced with glazing to bring in sunlight.

Reconstruction Awards | December 05, 2019 | David Barista, Editorial Director

A long-forgotten five-and-dime store becomes a  speculative office property in Minnesota’s capital.

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Codes and Standards | December 05, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Embodied carbon now accounts for 11% of global greenhouse gas emissions.

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Codes and Standards | December 05, 2019 | GlobalData

From 2007 to 2025, GlobalData expects the cities’ combined gross domestic product (GDP) to increase by more than US$8...

Front entrance of the Galactic Starcruiser hotel

All renderings courtesy Disney.

Hotel Facilities | December 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The immersive hotel will be the company’s newest Star Wars experience.

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