Construction to begin this summer in Chicago on Studio Gang’s Vista Tower

Vista Tower. Renderings courtesy Studio Gang.

High-rise Construction | May 02, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The 1,186-foot tower will be the third-tallest building in the city.

 

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NCARB to rename the Intern Development Program

Aspiring architects can learn from Santiago Calatrava, the man who designed L'Hemisfèric at the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia, Spain. Photo: Diego Delso/Wikimedia Commons.

Architects | January 27, 2016 | NCARB

This June, the program designed to guide aspiring architects through the early stages of their career will be renamed...

Witherford Watson Mann designs innovative South London elderly community

Renderings courtesy Witherford Watson Mann

Senior Living Design | January 27, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Architects with Witherford Watson Mann unveiled plans for a community residence in South London, where elderly people...

What healthcare owners should know before selecting a real estate developer

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Healthcare Facilities | January 27, 2016 | Chris Bodnar, CBRE Healthcare

Understanding equity sources, balancing costs, and involving legal departments early in the process can help health s...

Coatings | January 27, 2016 | Jeff Alexander |

Use a splash of color or even paint an entire room to manifest and realize your dreams and goals. Kate Smith, an inte...

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BIM and Information Technology | January 27, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The virtual city will be used to help predict the outcomes of and possible issues with various scenarios.

Photo: Scott Schrage, University Communications/University of Nebraska

Concrete Technology | January 27, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The de-icing concrete uses an electrical current to generate heat to keep roads safer during winter storms.

South Carolina governor’s push to repeal health facility construction rules gets boost from Feds

Trident Regional Medical Center in North Charleston, S.C. Photo: Mydogtryed/Creative Commons.

Healthcare Facilities | January 27, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Legislature may move to strike certificate of need requirements.

Snøhetta designs research library at Temple University

New library at Temple University. Renderings courtesy Snøhetta (via Dezeen)

Library | January 26, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The firm emphasized collaborative spaces, but the library will have room for plenty of books as well.

The new resort is expected to be similar to Atlantis, The Palm (pictured), located in Dubai. Photo Credit: Pixabay Creative Commons

Resort Design | January 26, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project was first announced in 2005 but has progressed little since.

Calif. governor proposes $1.5 billion to repair, replace state buildings

Sacramento. Photo: casch52/Creative Commons

Government Buildings | January 26, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The program would include two new state office buildings in Sacramento.

HOK promotes Bill Hellmuth to chief executive

Along with Parsons Brinckerhoff, HOK designed the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC), a facility that has won numerous architectural awards. Photo: Jay Stewart/Creative Commons.

Architects | January 26, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Hellmuth is set to replace Patrick MacLeamy, who will remain as the firm’s chairman.

(Pictured) The Hall of Languages on Syracuse University's Campus . The NVRC building is planned for the western portion of the campus' Waverly block.  Photo Credit: David A. Sonnenfeld, Wikimedia Commons

Education Facility | January 26, 2016 | Syracuse University

Representatives of the firms will travel to Syracuse University to plan the next steps of their design processes

How the Fourth Industrial Revolution will alter the globe’s workforce

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BIM and Information Technology | January 26, 2016 | David Barista |

The next great technological metamorphosis will be unlike anything humankind has experienced before, due to the sheer...

Photo Credit: © Amalgamma

3D Printing | January 25, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The team's Fossilized project allows for structures that are more varied and volumetric than other forms so far achie...

BIG unveils new renderings for NYC towers at 76 Eleventh Avenue

Renderings: Bjarke Ingels Group

High-rise Construction | January 25, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The twisty, asymmetrical condo complexes will have office space instead of a hotel.

Rendering: Millerhare

Mixed-Use | January 25, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The five million-sf project includes two office towers, a residential tower, retail space, and a new public square....

Dept. of Energy releases decision guides for plug and process loads

Photo: Steven Martin/Creative Commons

Codes and Standards | January 25, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Plug and process loads consume about 30% of the primary energy in U.S. commercial buildings today.

The corporate headquarters of Johnson Controls in Glendale, Wis. Photo: Johnson Controls

Building Materials | January 25, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The $20 billion deal is the latest corporate inversion maneuver.

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Museums | January 22, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The single-story structure is designed for sustainability as well as function.

The 90-sm prototype ICEHouse demonstrates the benefits of circular economy construction at The World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland. Photo @2016William McDonough + Partners

Sustainable Design and Construction | January 22, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

ICEHouse is a prototype for temporary, easy-to-assemble structures that deploy locally available materials.

Photo Credit: Denise Chan, Flickr/Creative Commons

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

The documents serve as a comprehensive revision of previous IPD agreement

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

The calculator breaks down the cost-effectiveness of energy codes on a state-by-state basis.

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

The free document is specifically tailored for metal roof installation.

Photo Credit: Björn Söderqvist, Flickr/Creative Commons

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

The move is expected to impact high-end condo development.

Rendering: Anders Berensson Architects

Urban Planning | January 21, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Swedish firm’s "Klarastaden" plan connects the city via clear skyways that weave in and around the city’s buildin...

Coatings | January 21, 2016 | Jeff Alexander |

Do you have goals for the new year for your diet, career, or lifestyle? Kate Smith, an international color expert rec...

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Office Building Design | January 21, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The expansion looks to combine design elements inspired by human movement, speed, and the strength and energy of comp...

Rendering: Farm From a Box

Great Solutions | January 20, 2016 | BD+C Editors

As these 13 innovations for the AEC marketplace demonstrate, sometimes a problem can be a good thing.

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Market Data | January 20, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

CDM Research finds only a few positive signs among the leading sectors.

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Market Data | January 20, 2016 | AIA

While volatility persists, architecture firms reported healthy performance for 2015.

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