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

Gensler, Leo A Daly, Brasfield & Gorrie, Layton Construction, and AECOM top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s largest religious facility AEC firms, as reported in the 2016 Giants 300 Report.

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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

Politics Impacting Business Risk: 45% Say Election Year Uncertainty Has an Effect; 80% Say a Republican President Wou...

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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...

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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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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Hotel Facilities | September 26, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower would be built on a site currently occupied by a Hertz Car Rental and parking lot.

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Data Centers | September 26, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Over the past two years, SmithGroup has been getting more requests from clients for micro data centers.

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

Gensler, Leo A Daly, Brasfield & Gorrie, Layton Construction, and AECOM top Building Design+Construction’s annual...

Sagrada Familia, Designed by Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona, Spain. Photo: SBA73, Wikimedia Creative Commons.

Architects | September 26, 2016 | AIA

A new travel program offers design enthusiast travelers 10 global destinations.

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Laboratories | September 26, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The lab’s main purpose will be to help in the investigation, recovery, and accounting of Americans lost in past wars....

Coatings | September 26, 2016 | Jeff Alexander |

Fluropon SR and Fluropon Pure are two products that help Valspar cultivate a culture of innovation.

The OH-1 redevelopment project in Tokyo, one of that metro's biggest projects, is designed to recall the past and look forward to the future. Image: courtesy SOM / © Methanoia

High-rise Construction | September 23, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Mitsui Fudosan and SOM join forces to create OH-1, a mixed-use complex with a prominent public square.

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Codes and Standards | September 22, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

‘Subjective, very vague’ policies  are said to create too much risk.

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Market Data | September 22, 2016 | AIA

Business conditions are slumping in the Northeast.

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Sustainability | September 22, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Growroom’s spherical shape means it can also double as a covered outdoor public space.

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Office Building Design | September 22, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The glass building provides the illusion of floating above a stone plinth.

Griff Davenport (left) and Paul Westlake, will lead a larger DLR Group, which recently joined with Westlake Reed Leskosky. The merger will expand the practices and geographies of both firms. Image: DLR Group

Architects | September 21, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The merger, say company officials, creates “a global design leader” in a consolidating industry.

Architects | September 21, 2016 | Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings | Rachel Dumas

While heads-down work continues, the changing nature of learning and work has resulted in a shift toward frequent and...

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Codes and Standards | September 21, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

How building owners can reduce risks.

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Codes and Standards | September 21, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Nationwide survey finds nearly three of four architects cite health impacts influencing design decisions

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Industry Research | September 21, 2016 | Navigant Research

Large-scale smart meter deployments are underway across Western Europe, while new deployments continue among later ad...

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Wood | September 21, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Weight for weight, CLT is stronger than concrete and can be machined to incredibly high tolerances.

Roofing and Fire Safety | September 21, 2016 | Jeff Alexander |

Buildings with great fire resistance will likely have lower insurance costs and be restricted by fewer codes, owing t...

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Steel Construction and Products | September 20, 2016 | C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor

Steel also has certain advantageous traits in terms of economics and sustainability, says Michael E. Liu, AIA, NCARB,...

Market Data | September 20, 2016 | ABC

While a handful of commercial construction segments continue to be associated with expanding volumes, for the most pa...

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Urban Planning | September 20, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A proposal from Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects redesigns San Francisco’s crosswalks to make them more park-like, cha...

Sterling Bay's proposal for a 958-foot-tall office tower is among an array of development and redevelopment projects it has in the works in Chicago. Image: SOM via skyscraperpage.com

Office Building Design | September 20, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The building is one of several projects that are filling this developer’s plate in this city.

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