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2016 Giants Report | August 18, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Page, EYP, Fluor Corp.,BL Harbert International, and AECOM top Building Design+Construction’s annual rankings of the nation’s largest federal government sector AEC firms, as reported in the 2016 Giants 300 Report.

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Lenovo Campus Global Headquarters, Beijing, China. Lenovo Co. Ltd. (owner), CallisonRTKL (architect). Photo courtesy of CallisionRTKL.

August 12, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, HOK, and Perkins+Will top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s largest office secto...

Tate at Tanglewood, a 417-unit apartment complex under construction in Houston's Uptown/Galleria submarket. Houston is leading the nation's 50 largest metros in apartment construction. Deliveries in those markets is expected to expand by 50% over 2015.  Image: Tate at Tanglewood/ZRS Management

Multifamily Housing | August 12, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Texas is leading this multifamily construction boom, according to latest RENTCafé estimates.

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Hardware | August 11, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Super Wide View HD Action Camera and rugged design allow users to capture their adventures on land, air, or sea....

Coatings | August 11, 2016 | Jeff Alexander |

Inorganic pigments are typically used to meet high performance requirements but typically include fewer bright colors...

Cadillac House is definitely not your father's car dealership. The 12,000-sf showroom in New York City, part Cadillac's new corporate headquarters, includes an events runway and incubator space for visiting designers. Shawmut Design + Construction built it, Gensler designed it. Photo:[email protected] Leonard, courtesy of Gensler.

2016 Giants Report | August 11, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Retail is becoming closely aligned with entertainment, and malls that can be repositioned as lifestyle centers will h...

AT&T Retail Store, Palo Alto, Calif. Photo: Jim Carroll, flickr Creative Commons

2016 Giants Report | August 10, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Henderson Engineers, and WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the...

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2016 Giants Report | August 10, 2016 | BD+C Staff

VCC, PCL Construction Enterprises, and The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. top Building Design+Construction’s annual r...

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2016 Giants Report | August 10, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, GreenbergFarrow, and MG2 top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s largest retail se...

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Legislation | August 10, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A nine-month limit has been proposed for some $100 million-plus projects.

CyrusOne Data Center, Houston, by Kirksey Architecture, Bihner-Chen (SE), KW Mission Critical Engineering (MEP), Skanska (GC). Photo: Aker imaging / Joe Aker, courtesy Kirksey Architecture.

2016 Giants Report | August 10, 2016 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

Streamlined design and delivery approaches for individual business enterprises and co-location facilities are being b...

Facebook Data Center, Prineville, Oregon. Photo: Tom Raftery, flickr Creative Commons.

2016 Giants Report | August 10, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Vanderweil Engineers, Jacobs, and Syska Hennessy Group top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the natio...

Google Data Center, The Dalles, Oregon. Photo: Tony Webster, flickr Creative Commons.

2016 Giants Report | August 10, 2016 | BD+C Staff

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., Holder Construction Co., and DPR Construction top Building Design+Construction’s...

@Tokyo Data Center, Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Guilhem Vellut, flick Creative Commons.

2016 Giants Report | August 10, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Corgan, and HDR top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s largest data center sector...

A new app launched by Dodge Data & Analytics gives pros a quick and secure way to scan a wide range of projects of interest. Image: Dodge Data & Analytics

Contractors | August 10, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The product, called PlanRoom, could be particularly useful in sharing data and communications among AEC teams.

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Resiliency | August 10, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The move highlights innovative insurance, mortgage, tax, and finance-based strategies.

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Healthcare Facilities | August 10, 2016 | HDR BLiNK | Brian Zabloudil, Healthcare Planner

Engagement at all levels, designing with families in mind, and integrating flexible spaces are all important design c...

A dramatic, three-story wood sculpture of North Carolina State University’s wolf mascot highlights the central atrium of the school’s $120 million Talley Student Union in Raleigh, N.C. On the Building Team: Duda Paine Architects (design architect), Cooper Carry (interior architect), Stewart, Inc. (SE), Stanford White (MEP), Kimley-Horn & Associates (CE), and Rodgers Builders/Russell/Dayeco (joint CM). Photo courtesy of Rodgers Builders.

2016 Giants Report | August 10, 2016 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

Budget constraints are compelling some public institutions to pursue alternative methods of financing their major bui...

UW Health at The American Center, Madison, Wis. Photo: Steve Hall © Hedrich Blessing 2015, courtesy Flad Architects.

2016 Giants Report | August 09, 2016 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, and Jacobs top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s large...

Westcott Building Auditorium at Florida State University. Photo: Pixabay

2016 Giants Report | August 09, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Turner Construction Co., The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co, and Skanska USA top Building Design+Construction’s annual...

Talley Student Union, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C. Duda Paine Architects (design architect), Cooper Carry (interior architect), Stewart, Inc. (SE), Stanford White (MEP), Kimley-Horn & Associates (CE), and Rodgers Builders/Russell/Dayeco (joint CM). Photo courtesy of Rodgers Builders. 

2016 Giants Report | August 09, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Perkins+Will, and CannonDesign top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s largest uni...

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Healthcare Facilities | August 09, 2016 | Steve Higgs, Senior Managing Director for CBRE Healthcare

The right approach during the planning, design, and construction of a new facility can yield a positive return on inv...

Regulations | August 09, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Transit-oriented development and affordable housing are spurring the movement. 

Parc at Midtown - Hadley Building. Image: PRNewsFoto/Surge Homes

Multifamily Housing | August 09, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The sub-500-sf homes will be the first of their kind to be offered in the metro known as Space City

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BIM and Information Technology | August 09, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Animated GIFs are a simple tool that can explain a large amount of intricate information in an easy to understand, st...

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Reconstruction & Renovation | August 09, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Frank Lloyd Wright Revival Initiative is set to begin its reconstruction efforts with the Banff Pavilion, which w...

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Regulations | August 08, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Products will now have to be labeled as compliant to the new rules.

Wes Tafoya, an architectural intern with Corgan, ascends stairs wearing the GERT suit at the firm's Dallas headquarters. The headphones mimic high-frequency hearing loss and tinnitus. The glasses simulate impaired vision. The weights, wraps, and gloves replicate joint stiffness, reduced grip, and loss of coordination-even back bain and paralysis. To see what it's like to wear the GERT suit in an airport, go to: http://bit.ly/28LDkPT

2016 Giants Report | August 08, 2016 | David Barista, Editorial Director

As the 65+ population continues to rise, the AEC industry needs to better understand the stresses and anxieties those...

UNC Women’s and Children’s Hospital, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Photo: William Yeung, flickr Creative Commons.

2016 Giants Report | August 08, 2016 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, Jacobs, and WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s large...

Golden Gate Urgent Care Clinic, Mill Valley, Calif. Building Team: SmithGroupJJR (architect), Crux Builders (GC), Susan Van Leuven (Electrical Engineering), Lefler Engineering (mech/plumbing). Photo: ©Emily Hagopian 2016, courtesy of SmithGroupJJR.

2016 Giants Report | August 08, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Turner Construction Co., McCarthy Holdings, and Skanska USA top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the...

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Center for Advanced Care, Chicago, Ill. Building Team: SmithGroupJJR (architect), Turner Construction (GC), KJWW Engineering (MEP Engineer), Thornton Tomasetti (SE). Photo: Liam Frederick, courtesy of SmithGroupJJR.

2016 Giants Report | August 08, 2016 | BD+C Staff

HDR, Stantec, and Perkins+Will top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s largest healthcare b...

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