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September 28, 2016 | BD+C Staff

HOK, Stantec, Turner Construction Co., Fluor Corp., and AECOM top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s largest government facility AEC firms, as reported in the 2016 Giants 300 Report.

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Building Team | September 30, 2016 | Sasha Reed |

As the construction industry bounces back from the Great Recession, an entirely new class of tech-savvy construction...

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Office Building Design | September 30, 2016 | GenslerOn | Lena Kitson + Kimberly Foster

No matter how lavish the amenities, they’ll prove ineffective in making any kind of positive impact if they don’t ali...

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Architects | September 30, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Architect Ignas Lukaskas worked in conjunction with Vieta and the Vilnius Street Art festival to transform the buildi...

Downloaded by thousands: This popular report addresses the inherited costs of the design-bid-build process, as related to the often mission-critical stage of steel joist and deck design. 

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Transit Facilities | September 30, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The public will now judge the five proposals by providing comments and feedback.

Insulation | September 30, 2016 | Icynene

A continuous insulation solution offers a cost-effective and high-performance option for exterior commercial wall con...

Venture Construction Group and Mule-Hide Products contributed about 80% of the materials and labor needed to replace the roof of the YMCA of Treasure Coast's SportsWorld facility, which had been damaged by a hale storm but also suffered from years of neglect. Image: Venture Construction Group of Florida.

Roofing | September 30, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The owner of Venture Construction Group says that caring for his father changed his perspective about work and life. ...

HOK will now promote the benefits for buildings to follow the performance criteria of the WELL Building standard. Image: HOK

Architects | September 30, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

They are also working on the first WELL-certified city district, in Tampa, Fla. 

A simple system for versatile architectural forms

University Buildings | September 29, 2016 | ALPOLIC

The largest building on campus, it was designed by Flad Architects...

After the interviews are over, write a thoughtful, individualized thank-you note to everyone you encountered at the hiring firm.

Building Team | September 29, 2016 | Design Force | AHMED KURTOM, MANAGING DIRECTOR

A well-written thank-you note can land you the job you've been looking for.

Don't be afraid to seek information about job opportunities at AEC firms.

September 29, 2016 | Design Force | AHMED KURTOM, MANAGING DIRECTOR

Top tips for getting that AEC-industry job you’ve always dreamed of in today’s virtual world.

Architects | September 29, 2016 | CallisonRTKL blog | Harold Thompson, AIA, LEED AP, CallisonRTKL

Innovation and sustainability drive an increasingly global design culture in Dubai.

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Codes and Standards | September 29, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Big gains are expected in both commercial and residential markets.

It's important to stand out to get that interview for your AEC dream job.

Building Team | September 29, 2016 | Design Force | Ahmed Kurtom, Managing Director

In searching for your AEC dream job, it's important to differentiate yourself in the hiring process. Here are...

Sustainability | September 29, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Mypower will install 150 solar panels on the roof, making it the oldest cathedral in the UK, and possible the world,...

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Architects | September 29, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

3D printed domes and inflatable living spaces are just some of the ideas for how to create habitable spaces on Martia...

Expo Light Rail Phase 2, a $700 million project, is the final stage that connects downtown Los Angeles to its beaches. The 6.6-mile, seven-station extension opened last May, and will be one of Greenbuild's project tours.  Image: Courtesy of Skanska

Transit Facilities | September 29, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Skanska-built light-rail extension in Los Angeles achieves Envision’s highest recognition.

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Codes and Standards | September 28, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

City planners will require design features to cut miles driven.

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Healthcare Facilities | September 28, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The design is not just meant to be aesthetically pleasing, but can also help patients with dementia and Alzheimer’s....

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Industry Research | September 28, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Overall construction for hotel projects is up, but the current number of hotels currently being built has dipped slig...

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Green | September 28, 2016 | Rachel GIlbert, USGBC

LEED Fellows are best-in-class for green building design, engineering and development.

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Codes and Standards | September 27, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The goal is to retrofit communities to better withstand extreme weather events.

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September 27, 2016 | BD+C Staff

HOK, Stantec, Turner Construction Co., Fluor Corp., and AECOM top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of th...

Reconstruction & Renovation | September 27, 2016 | Getty Conservation Institute

Getty-led research and funding leads to important site repairs and long-term conservation management planning.

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Industry Research | September 27, 2016 | Sterling Risk Advisors

Nearly half (45%) of those polled say election year uncertainty has a negative effect on risk perception in the const...

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Mixed-Use | September 27, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

China Resources Land, New Fenghong Real Estate Development, and China Resources Trust have designated 50 billion yuan...

GreenZone 2016 on the road to Los Angeles Convention Center for Greenbuild

September 26, 2016 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The 2016 Compton YouthBuild Education Center gets set for a ride from Porland, Ore., to Los Angeles, where the 600-sf...

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Codes and Standards | September 26, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The updates will change design approach to HVAC.

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2016 Giants Report | September 26, 2016 | BD+C Staff

SmithGroupJJR, Leo A Daly, Clark Group, Walsh Group, Apogee Consulting Group, and Heapy Engineering top Building Desi...

Sports and Recreational Facilities | September 26, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The park will serve as an urban oasis of outdoor activities for the surrounding area.

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Sports and Recreational Facilities | September 26, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Atlanta Falcons new home is expected to save 40% in energy usage than a typical NFL stadium.

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