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.

read more

The Adam Joseph Lewis Center, home of the environmental studies department. Wikipedia Public Domain

Energy | September 13, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The gathering will address climate change and new sources of energy.

Rendering courtesy of Luxigon

Cultural Facilities | September 13, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The cube-shaped building is clad in translucent book-matched marble.

City Point Brooklyn - Food Hall Study images.

Designers | September 13, 2016 | GenslerOn | Toshi Kasai, Design Director, Hospitality Architecture, Gensler

Food halls have not only become an economical solution for restauranteurs and chefs experiencing skyrocketing retail...

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. 

read more

The Campus North Residential Commons, located at the north edge of the University of Chicago's campus in the Windy City's Hyde Park section, is meant to create a “gateway” for students and the community alike. Image: Tom Harris Photography/courtesy of the University of Chicago

University Buildings | September 12, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Abundant common spaces give students more chances to interact.

The lobby of Jackson National Life Insurance’s headquarters in Lansing, Mich., features a prominent stairwell that encourages occupants to take extra steps instead of using the elevator. Active design tactics like grand staircases are central to any wellness program. The renovation and 230,000-sf expansion of this building included a fitness center flooded with daylight, a green roof, and designated wetlands and extensive woodlands surrounding the site. Photo courtesy of Gresham Smith & Partners.

Designers | September 12, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Can design innovation improve the health and well-being of occupants? Do health and happiness enhance productivity? N...

Buckhead Park Over GA400, say its proponents, would offer Atlantans safe, easy, and efficient access to many of this district's amenities. Image: Rogers Partners Architects + Urban Designers/Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects

Urban Planning | September 12, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The half-mile thoroughfare would connect to surrounding streets and companies.

Image courtesy of OMA/Ole Scheeren

High-rise Construction | September 12, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

At 1,030 feet tall, MahaNakhon Tower’s height is only outdone by its arresting design.

Pixabay Public Domain

Industry Research | September 12, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A study finds the impact can be as much as 25% per year.

Coatings | September 12, 2016 | Jeff Alexander |

Fluropon Effects Rustica features a natural, polychromatic color palette that has never before been available in 70 p...

NYTimes 1942

New York Times Press Room 1942

September 09, 2016 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR  

Building Design+Construction is looking for a few special Greenbuild 2016 attendees to join our team of Spec...

Sherwin-Williams, Paint Shield
September 09, 2016 | Powered by Sherwin-Williams

Sherwin-Williams Paint Shield® microbicidal interior premium latex paint has the ability to kill 99.9 percent of five...

Powered By
Education Facility | September 09, 2016 | AIA

The best new learning centers showcase latest design trends in education.

Image courtesy of Aedas

Mixed-Use | September 09, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

With a bookstore at the heart of the development, the project looks to exemplify an ancient Chinese proverb that says...

Pixabay Public Domain

Legislation | September 08, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Missouri is the latest to enact design-build legislation.

Image courtesy of Aedas

Office Building Design | September 08, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 18-story building is designed to resemble a moss-covered river pebble in Taipei’s Nangang District.

Rendering courtesy of LMNB via ArchDaily

Mixed-Use | September 08, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

According to the architects, Maison Edouard François, the project will act as a new green lung for the densely popula...

The 67-story Spire London will have separate entrances for tenants of affordable and pricier apartments. At 771 feet high, it would be Europe's tallest residential tower. Image: Greenland Group

High-rise Construction | September 08, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

China’s Greenland Group is the developer of four of the world’s 10 largest skyscrapers

Sustainability | September 08, 2016 | HDR BLiNK | Lynn Mignola

When it comes to design we are in the business of imagining what could be, not necessarily what is, writes HDR's Lynn...

Photo: Ali K., Wikimedia Creative Commons

Codes and Standards | September 08, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The updates address industry confusion over how to handle the issue.

Designers | September 08, 2016 | PDR Blog | Karen Wetmore

Karen Wetmore, Lead Designer at PDR, talks about what’s trending with materials and colors in the workplace.

Image courtesy of Kohn Pedersen Fox

High-rise Construction | September 08, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Damac, the Dubai-based developer of the project, selected the Australian property construction and development compan...

The 94-room Beauport Hotel is Gloucester, Mass.'s first full-service hotel. This project moved forward thanks to community outreach efforts by its GC Windover Construction. Image: Peter Vanderwarker Photography 

Hotel Facilities | September 07, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The construction of this 94-room hotel and conference center pitted tourism proponents against locals who want to pre...

Pixabay Public Domain

BIM and Information Technology | September 07, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The costs and benefits of managing 29 types of waste are now included.

Pixabay Public Domain

Sustainability | September 07, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

An expansion of ‘heat networks’ is viewed as a possible means for Britain to accomplish its goal of slashing carbon e...

Rendering courtesy of bKL Architecture

High-rise Construction | September 07, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The high-rise, H700 Shenzhen Tower, is one of a group of towers being built in Shenzhen’s Caiwuwei financial and comm...

Building Team | September 06, 2016 | Design Force | AHMED KURTOM, Managing Principal, Design Force

Mentoring programs at AEC firms can take many forms. Being involved in a mentoring program, as mentor or protege, can...

Lissette Méndez-Boyer (left) and Natalya Shimanovskaya work on their FABRICation project at Beyer Blinder Belle’s New York office. Photo courtesy BBB

AEC Tech | September 06, 2016 | David Barista |

AEC firms are taking a page from the tech industry, by infusing a deep commitment to innovation and disruption into t...

FireLite® fire-rated glazing transfers daylight

Glass and Glazing | September 06, 2016 | Technical Glass Products

The new 173,200 square foot high school includes extensive glazing throughout to provide natural light and visibility...

Photo: Duncan Rawlinson, flickr Creative Commons

Wood | September 06, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The new building code prevents any structure with more than three stories from being built from a CLT frame.

Overlay Init