Plans for a new condo tower in New York create a ‘communal ecosystem’ for residents

Rendering courtesy Perkins+Will

Multifamily Housing | March 31, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The conceptual plans for a 700-foot-tall, 65-story condominium tower in New York City were unveiled in early March by its architect, Perkins+Will.

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October 17, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Among the challenges the armed forces may face is rising sea levels that could put Navy docks and other installations...

Images courtesy Federico Babina
October 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Graphic designer Federico Babina has made a name for himself...

Renderings: courtesy Henning Larsen Architects
October 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects won Frederikssung municipality’s architecture competition for a regional train...

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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Observed annually since 2010, individuals, schools, organizations, corporations, and public figures wear purple in so...

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October 16, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Public libraries will avoid being relegated to the scrap heap of history in a digital age as long as they continue to...

Photos by Daniel Bche via The Creators Project
October 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The project, named Lichtgrenze (or Border of Light), makes for a colossal art installation dividing Berlin back to Ea...

 
October 16, 2014 | Rocky Mountain Institute

Encompassing the Rocky Mountain Institute’s 32 years of innovation, the new 15,610 square-foot facility will exhibit...

The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to e
October 16, 2014 | Perkins+Will

The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and household products,...

Effective, fun fire-rated egress stairwell. Photo: TGP
October 16, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

Among the building elements contributing to the success of the elementary school’s public learning areas is a fire-ra...

October 16, 2014 | USGBC

To be selected, LEED Fellows are nominated by their peers, undergo an extensive portfolio review, must have at least...

Photo: Don McCullough via Wikimedia Commons
October 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Labour announced that they will start using drones to help inspectors record wh...

Photo courtesy Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities
October 15, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The impetus behind Harvard's Center for Green Buildings and Cities is what the design school’s dean, Mohsen Mostafavi...

Renderings courtesy Curbed
October 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Yet another High Line-esque project has been proposed, this time in Queens. A blueprint has been developed for a 3.5-...

October 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Canopy by Hilton brand will feature the personality of nearby neighborhoods, using locally sourced food and art,...

Renderings courtesy Macklowe Properties
October 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Concrete has been poured for the final floors of the residential high-rise at 432 Park Avenue in New York City, makin...

Immersive cooling systems use a liquid instead of air to cool the servers. The b
October 15, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

A new technology promises to push the limits of data center energy efficiency by using liquid instead of air to cool...

Invasive probes, including test cuts of existing EIFS cladding, can uncover hidd
October 14, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS failures and how to pr...

October 14, 2014 | Erin L. Aichler & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

This course provides step-by-step prescriptive advice to architects, engineers, and contractors on when it makes sens...

October 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The TED talks, none of which are longer than 20 minutes, feature speakers such as architect Moshe Safdie, Rio de Jane...

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October 14, 2014 | USGBC
This year’s Leadership Award recipients include Christine Ervin, David Orr, Jim DeCesare, Lloyd Alter, Tom Paladino...
October 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Taiwan will soon have its first Richard Meier building, a 535-foot apartment tower in Taichung City, the country’s th...

The $100 million MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, designed by architecture f
October 14, 2014 | Adele Houghton, RA, LEED AP BD+C, O+M, ND

The path to more extensive use of health data in green building is blocked by certain myths that have to be debunked...

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October 14, 2014 | SAFTI FIRST

SAFTI FIRST, leading USA-manufacturer of advanced fire rated glass and framing systems, recently debuted new products...

Liberty Utilities installs Viega MegaPress. Photo: Viega
October 13, 2014 | Viega Sponsored Content

Liberty Utilities of New Hampshire wanted a way to keep its installers safe without compromising the quality of their...

Photos: LEGO
October 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

LEGO's Architecture line combines two of our great loves, and we're excited for two newly announced additions to the...

Since 1998, William Duff Architects has specialized in retail, residential, and
October 13, 2014 | BQE Software

William Duff Architects has seen immediate benefits to their business since the implementation of ArchiOffice. Within...

October 13, 2014 | The Softwood Lumber Board

The competition invites U.S. developers, institutions, organizations, and design teams willing to undertake an altern...

At Ohlone Community College in Fremont, Calif., CannonDesign, in association wit
October 13, 2014 | Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the American Institute of Architects’ effort to have architecture firms volu...

Renderings courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects
October 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The project sees a departure from Hadid’s well-known use of concrete, fiberglass, and resin. Instead, the primary mat...

Rendering: Panoramic Interests
October 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Seattle City Council passed new rules that new studio apartments in the city must measure at least 220 sf and con...

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