Seattle gets a peak at Amazon’s latest plans for its downtown complex

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Office Building Design | January 26, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The online retailer is seeking permits to build on a fourth city block that would include 835,200 sf of office space.

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The Observation Post / CMG Landscape Architecture. Image CMG Landscape Architecture Courtesy of the Presidio Trust

September 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

To turn the underdeveloped area by Chrissy Field into new public space, San Francisco's Presidio Trust unveiled the five designs by five teams they...

September 11, 2014 | Cintas Corporation

For the 13th consecutive year, Cintas Corporation is back with its popular America’s Best Restroom Contest. A team of survey editors once again sca...

MBTA Revere Transit Facility & Streetscape project in Revere, Mass. Photo: court

MBTA Revere Transit Facility & Streetscape project in Revere, Mass. Photo: courtesy Suffolk Construction

September 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Leo A Daly, URS, and Skanska head BD+C's rankings of the largest transit facility sector design and construction firms, based on the 2014 Giants 30...

Morton Buildings is the national leader in custom post-frame construction. With an expansive network of resources and an ongoing commitment to innovation within the industry, Morton has earned its reputation that has lasted for generations.

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September 11, 2014 | NIBS

The NCS helps architects, constructors and operators coordinate efforts by classifying electronic design data consistently and making information r...

Midtown from Brooklyn Bridge. Photo: Mark Jaroski. Licensed under Creative Commo

Midtown from Brooklyn Bridge. Photo: Mark Jaroski. Licensed under Creative Commons

September 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Earlier this year, New York City's Department of Buildings began auditing thousands of architectural plans for new and renovated office and residen...

Translated Geometries, shape memory polymer
September 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Students in Barcelona have created a composite material using shape memory polymers that can deform and return to their original state when activat...

Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston. Photo: Farragutful via Wikimedia Comm

Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston. Photo: Farragutful via Wikimedia Commons

September 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Brasfield & Gorrie, Gensler, and Jacobs top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest religious sector design and construction firms, as reported...

September 09, 2014 | Harley Ellis Devereaux

Effective January 1, 2014, Ralph Lotito and Brett Paloutzian have merged BFHL, comprising 15 healthcare architects, with ...

Photo courtesy of DAQRI

Photo courtesy of DAQRI

September 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A Los Angeles-based startup added augmented reality technology to a hardhat, creating a smart helmet.

September 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Restoration of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed chapel was made possible (and affordable) thanks to 3D printing.

First Look: Foster + Partners and Fernando Romero Enterprise win competition for Mexico City's newest international airport

September 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed to be the world’s most sustainable airport, the plan uses a single, compact terminal scheme in lieu of a cluster of buildings, offering sh...

The Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is one of Gehry Technologies' latest projects. Re

The Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is one of Gehry Technologies' latest projects. Rendering: courtesy Gehry Technologies

September 08, 2014 | Trimble

Trimble and Frank Gehry announced that they have entered into a strategic alliance to collaborate to transform the construction industry by further...

Arizona Capitol Museum 2014. Photo: Gage Skidmore via Wikipedia

Arizona Capitol Museum 2014. Photo: Gage Skidmore via Wikipedia

September 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

PCL Construction, Stantec, and AECOM head BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest state government design and construction firms, as reported in th...

Photo: Tomasz Sienicki via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Tomasz Sienicki via Wikimedia Commons

September 08, 2014 | Megan Donham, Associate Consultant, CBRE Healthcare

The underlying variables and tools used to manage collaboration between teams is ultimately the driving for success with IPD, writes CBRE Healthcar...

Photo: Tanya King courtesy U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District

Photo: Tanya King courtesy U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District

September 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Balfour Beatty, Fluor, and HDR top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest military sector design and construction firms, as reported in the 2014 G...

September 08, 2014 | AIA Show Report
Jill Betters and Dawn Decker of CertainTeed talk about the company's newest initiatives - the Academy of Continuing...
To naturally heat the perimeter at Solarluxs new administration building in the

To naturally heat the perimeter at Solarluxs new administration building in the Netherlands, a sophisticated operable double fa

September 07, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

When it comes to cost, performance, and aesthetics—not to mention maintenance and long-term resilience—the evaluation of cladding materials and faç...

Renderings courtesy of Zaha hadid via Gizmag

Renderings courtesy of Zaha hadid via Gizmag

September 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Zaha Hadid's latest project in Australia is a complex of three, tapered residential high-rises that have expansive grounds to provide the surroundi...

September 05, 2014 |

Made of corrosion-resistant stainless steel, the manifold is available in 1" and 1¼" sizes in 2 through 8, 10 and 12 loop configurations.

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The award recognizes the company for excellence in leveraging advanced Internet-connected technology to deliver smart eService fire alarm solutions...

September 05, 2014 | AIA

The CAE Design Excellence Award honors educational facilities that the jury believes should serve as an example of a superb place in which to learn...

Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse, Long Beach, Calif. Architect: AECOM; cont

Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse, Long Beach, Calif. Architect: AECOM; contractor: Clark Group. Photo: courtesy Clark Group

September 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Fentress Architects, Tutor Perini, and AECOM top BD+C's rankings of design and construction firms with the most revenue from courthouse facilities,...

The Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine, in New York, a winner in t

The Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine, in New York, a winner in the 2014 AIA Academy of Architecture for Health d

September 04, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Healthcare construction will continue to feel the effects of radical changes in the delivery of care, according to healthcare leaders attending the...

Steel curtain wall entry with heat-mirror glass. Image: TGP

Steel curtain wall entry with heat-mirror glass. Image: TGP

September 04, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

In this the new facility, middle school and high school classroom wings flank either side of the auditorium and media center. A sleek, glass-and-st...

September 04, 2014 | Gilbane Building Report

While construction spending for 2014 will finish the year 5.5% higher than 2013 and the unemployment rate in construction is down to 7.5%, the indu...

City of Galveston (Texas) Fire Station #4. Photo: courtesy HDR

City of Galveston (Texas) Fire Station #4. Photo: courtesy HDR

September 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

STV, HOK, and Turner top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest local government design and construction firms, as reported in the 2014 Giants 300...

Photo: digidreamgrafix via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Photo: digidreamgrafix via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

September 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A key change is a requirement that buildings over 75 feet tall have sprinkler systems throughout the structure. Existing buildings would have 12 ye...

September 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The mayor of Montreal's Saint-Laurent borough wants Quebec's housing authority to speed up its plan to publish construction guidelines for green ro...

Rendering: courtesy Panoramic Interests

Rendering: courtesy Panoramic Interests

September 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Micro-apartments are gaining acceptance in nearby Boston and in places such as San Francisco and New York, but Weymouth, Mass., officials and neigh...

The consolidation would strengthen WSP's position in the U.S. transportation seg

The consolidation would strengthen WSP's position in the U.S. transportation segment and in the United Kingdom, where Parsons Br

September 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The deal, which has been approved by the boards of WSP and Balfour Beatty, has an enterprise value of $1.243 billion, plus another $110 million in...

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