Mecklenburg County Land Use Environmental Service Agency, Charlotte, NC, Image © Gensler.

Government Buildings | December 01, 2016 | Bob Peck | GenslerOn

Government work settings ranked the lowest in their effectiveness across the four work modes: focus (individual) work, collaboration, socializing (informal gathering that fosters trust and teamwork) and learning.

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Industry Research | November 28, 2016 | ABC

ABC releases state rankings on policies affecting construction industry.

Next month, the five-story 3435 Main Street in Kansas City, Mo., this city's first factory-built apartment building, will be ready for delivery. (Its 100 modules were produced at Champion Home Builders' factory in Nebraska). Nationally, the market researcher Axiometrics expects apartment deliveries to soar through mid 2017, and then start to recede through 2018. Image: Courtesy MAC Properties

Multifamily Housing | November 28, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

New York is projected to lead the nation next year, thanks to construction delays in 2016

The rate at which the industry is adding construction workers isn't keeping pace with its demand, according to JLL's latest industry outlook. Image: JLL Q3 2016 Construction Outlook

Market Data | November 22, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Risk, labor, and technology are impacting what gets built.

Metals | November 21, 2016 | Bryan Arlington |

There is a mistaken belief among some people that steel buildings do not do well in earthquakes. The truth is quite t...

The centerpieces of District Distilling in Washington D.C. are its stills that make gin, vodka, rum, and whiskey. A law change in 2014 allowed local distilleries to pour what they make onsite. Image: District Distilling Co./Amber Frederiksen 

Architects | November 20, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The stylish location targets customers craving craft spirits and late-night dining.

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Codes and Standards | November 18, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Ramanujam brings his tech and business consulting background to the post.

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Codes and Standards | November 18, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

First step toward Zero Carbon Building Standard.

Photo courtesy of Jaydec, Wikimedia Commons

Architects | November 18, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building is one of only three Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings in the state.

Rendering courtesy of Kirksey.

University Buildings | November 18, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Kirksey Architecture designed the building that ‘will serve as a landmark for SFA.’

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Museums | November 18, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LMN Architects is the architect and interior designer for the Bebb and Gould-designed museum.

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Codes and Standards | November 17, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Includes more stringent commercial, multifamily building standards.

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Market Data | November 17, 2016 | AIA

Decline in new design contracts suggests volatility in design activity to persist.

Rendering courtesy of Moreau Kusunoki Architectes / Guggenheim Helsinki.

Museums | November 17, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The museum’s fate will be decided with a final vote on a new proposal.

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Higher Education | November 17, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building marks the first purpose built structure for cyber studies based at an academy.

IrisVR's Scope product allows users to share 360-degree panoramas with a mobile phone and Google Cardboard or Gear VR. Image: Courtesy IrisVR

Virtual Reality | November 16, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

IrisVR offers two new products to simplify and enhance the application of virtual reality for designing projects.

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Reconstruction Awards | November 16, 2016 | BD+C Staff

St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Lovejoy Wharf, and the Bay Area Metro Center are just a few of the projects recognized as 20...

The data center can scale to 24 MW. QTS prefers to retrofit rather than build new. Mark Weirda / Cultivate Studios.

Reconstruction Awards | November 16, 2016 | BD+C Staff

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Office Building Design | November 16, 2016 | BIG

The headquarters will be located at Kings Cross, London.

Developer Related Beal landed Converse as the sole tenant for the Hoffman Building. The adaptive reuse secured LEED Gold certification and $9.9 million in tax relief over a 25-year period. © Gustav Hoiland / Flagship Photo.

Reconstruction Awards | November 15, 2016 | BD+C Staff

After demolishing the rotten wood wharf, Suffolk Construction (GC) built a new 30,000-sf landscaped quay, now known a...

Leo A Daly and Broadcast Building Co. designed a box-within-a-box to isolate KETV’s news studio from the noise and vibration of a nearby active rail line. © 2016 Visko Hatfield

Reconstruction Awards | November 15, 2016 | BD+C Staff

The 1898 Greek Revival train terminal, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974, had been...

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Incorporating more fire containment tactics to building enclosures benefits both architects and end user occupants al...

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Office Building Design | November 15, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The campus will be located in Baltimore’s $5.5 billion Port Covington redevelopment project.

Rendering courtesy of Bjarke Ingels Group and Silvio d’Ascia Architecture

Transit Facilities | November 15, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Bjarke Ingels Group and Silvio d’Ascia Architecture teamed up to create the winning submission.

Rendering courtesy of Santiago Calatrava

Building Team | November 15, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Three more major firms are making a permanent home in Dubai.

Rendering courtesy of Stefano Boeri Architetti

Hotel Facilities | November 15, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel looks to create a symbiosis between man, nature, and architecture.

The Washington Post's nerve center. Image © Garrett Rowland.

Office Building Design | November 14, 2016 | GenslerOn | Sumita Arora, Co-Leader of Gensler’s Global Media Practice

The converged environment is a live-streaming workplace, a zone where news and content flow continuously and...

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Codes and Standards | November 14, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Federal prohibition complicates the picture.

Pepper Construction and Booth Hansen Architecture worked with Chicago Landmarks Commission officials to identify historic elements in the Three Arts Club. Original wood doors and windows were restored. Windows on the upper floors were replaced with fenestration that matched the historic profile of the originals. Photo: © 2015 RH

Reconstruction Awards | November 14, 2016 | BD+C Staff

On the exterior of the building, masonry and terra cotta were revitalized, and ugly fire escapes on the south façade...

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Codes and Standards | November 14, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The approved measures will create new rail lines and permanent housing.

The 16-foot-high basketball court in the Seattle Children’s outpatient center is used for pediatric sports medicine and orthopedic care services. Photo courtesy of Aaron Leitz.

Reconstruction Awards | November 14, 2016 | John Caulfied, Senior Editor

The hospital was attracted to the big box’s footprint: one level with wide spans between structural columns, which wo...

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