North American headquarters for Unilever

The new North America headquarters for Unilever incorporates 15,000 sensors, transforming an existing New Jersey office park into an interconnected campus. Photo: Garrett Rowland.

Building Technology | February 21, 2019 | C.C. Sullivan and Alex Abarbanel-Grossman, Contributing Editors

The next generation of intelligent buildings offers promise for unseen levels of energy efficiency, optimization, and occupant health and productivity.

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Codes and Standards | February 22, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Switch from propane to electricity is critical to plan. 

Aerial view of the Museum of Qatar

Courtesy Jean Nouvel

Museums | February 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Jean Nouvel designed the museum.

The Durham Innovation District, within six blocks, has a number of new construction projects either recently completed or underway. Image: Durham Innovation District, courtesy of Longfellow Real Estate Partners

Mixed-Use | February 21, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its buildout has included converting old tobacco warehouses into offices and labs.

Airports | February 21, 2019 | Stantec Blog | Matt Colby

More airports are asking passengers to check their own baggage. What’s the ripple effect?

North American headquarters for Unilever

The new North America headquarters for Unilever incorporates 15,000 sensors, transforming an existing New Jersey office park into an interconnected campus. Photo: Garrett Rowland.

Building Technology | February 21, 2019 | C.C. Sullivan and Alex Abarbanel-Grossman, Contributing Editors

The next generation of intelligent buildings offers promise for unseen levels of energy efficiency, optimization, and...

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Codes and Standards | February 21, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Accounts for dynamic shading from trees, buildings and other structures.

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Codes and Standards | February 20, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributig Editor

Energy benchmarking survey shows flat emissions pattern over past 20 years.

Market Data | February 20, 2019 | AIA

“The government shutdown affected architecture firms, but doesn’t appear to have created a slowdown in the profession...

Superfarm exterior

All renderings courtesy Studio NAB

Sustainability | February 20, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Superfarm will go beyond what vertical farms typically produce.

The “sails” on the exterior of the new Sidra Medical and Research Center in Doha, Qatar, call to mind local dhows and sand patterns. Image: Jeff Goldberg_Esto

Healthcare Facilities | February 20, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Three ceramic-clad sails transport its exterior.

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Codes and Standards | February 19, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

For evaluating window wall, curtain wall and storefront systems.

Building Team | February 19, 2019 | Hinge Blog | Karl Feldman

Based on Hinge’s industry research, smaller firms typically spend a higher percentage of revenue on marketing and bus...

Market Data | February 19, 2019 | ABC

CBI reached a record high of 9.9 months in the second quarter of 2018 and averaged about 9.1 months throughout all fo...

Sunset Park Library and residences

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Mixed-Use | February 19, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Magnusson Architecture and Planning is designing the facility.

February 18, 2019 | Star Building Systems |

A complex facility with multiple functions, including the fermentation area, grain milling, storage area, bottling li...

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Building Tech | February 18, 2019 | C.C. Sullivan and Alex Abarbanel-Grossman, Contributing Editors

Edge Technologies has entered into alliances with the International WELL Building Institute and wellness-focused real...

Munich stadium

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Sports and Recreational Facilities | February 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

3XN Architects is designing the project.

Boston's Seaport WTC

All renderings courtesy Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

Mixed-Use | February 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects is designing the project.

Life of an Architect Podcast | February 18, 2019 | Bob Borson, FAIA

Architecture and photography have a symbiotic relationship, and every architect knows that a picture is worth a 1,000...

Main lobby of Hyatt Hotel's headquarters

The main lobby of Hyatt Hotels’ 240,000-sf headquarters in Chicago, which has achieved WELL Silver certification. This open office space gives its occupants choices for noise and temperature levels. Gensler was the interior designer, Power Construction the GC. Courtesy International Well Building Institute.

Office Building Design | February 15, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Owners and developers are driving demand for wellness features and practices—active stairways, biophilia, enhanced ai...

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Codes and Standards | February 15, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Capacity to store more than 2 million gallons of storm water on site.

400 Georgia facade

All renderings courtesy OSO Design + Westbank Projects Corp.

Office Building Design | February 15, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

OSO and Merrick Architecture designed the building.

Image of an Alabama factory, where BLOX prefabricates modular components for the healthcare industry. Using Design Manufacture Construct (DMC), BLOX delivers high-quality, standardized products that make construction better, faster, and smarter. Photo: BLOX

Building Tech | February 14, 2019 | VIATechnik blog | Danielle Dy Buncio, Founder & CEO, VIATechnik

Experts project that prefabrication and modular construction will total $209 billion by the end of the decade.

Amazon will not build HQ2 in New York City

Amazon has decided to withdraw its plans to build a second headquarters campus in New York City, stating that it did not think it could find common ground with the deal's political opponents. Image: Pixabay/Amazon

Architects | February 14, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The tech giant walks away from a deal, succumbing to opposition over huge tax breaks.

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Market Data | February 14, 2019 | USGBC

The list ranks countries and regions in terms of cumulative LEED-certified gross square meters as of December 31, 201...

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Codes and Standards | February 14, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Based on British standard and a publicly available standard.

First United Bank from the front
Wood | February 14, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 8,500-sf structure will be located in Fredericksburg.

EMD Serono, which is the name Merck KGaA operates under in the U.S. and Canada, is expanding its R&D facility in Billerica, Mass., one of four such life science facilities that the Germany-based corporation has worldwide. Image: EMD Serono

Public Health Labs | February 14, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The 145,000-sf addition will be built to meet LEED and WELL certification standards.

Eastside memorial high school new entrance
Education Facility | February 13, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Perkins+Will is designing the school.

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Building Team | February 13, 2019 | David Barista, Editorial Director

The BD+C editorial team is on a mission to track and evaluate the latest tech tools and trends that show pro...

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