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

Renderings courtesy Graphite Design Group

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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Photo: Greenmars via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Greenmars via Wikimedia Commons

July 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

An agreement for a land transfer from the City of Detroit to Ilitch Holdings Inc., that enabled construction of a new arena for the Detroit Red Win...

Photo: Adam Dubrowa / FEMA  via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Adam Dubrowa / FEMA via Wikimedia Commons

July 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

An analysis of tidal levels and flood data by the news organization Reuters concludes that flooding has increased along the Eastern Seaboard over t...

July 16, 2014 | Reed Construction Data 

Construction starts for nonresidential work saw a surge in June, rising more than a third compared with the previous month, according to Reed Const...

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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July 16, 2014 | ASHRAE

Indoor Air Quality Association will become part of the ASHRAE organization while maintaining its own brand and board; HQ will relocate to Atlanta....

A narrow vertical expansion made space for 72 new patient beds at the University

A narrow vertical expansion made space for 72 new patient beds at the University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville. Th

July 15, 2014 | Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor

Curtain wall façade brings new levels of natural light to patient rooms in an unusual vertical addition.

July 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Celebrated American architect Michael Graves sits with the Washington Post to talk about how being on a wheelchair changed the way he focuses on de...

July 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Modular construction is more than a century old, and throughout its lifespan, the methods have been readapted to meet specific needs of different e...

July 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Together, the firms will form a massive global giant with more than $19 billion in revenue and 95,000 employees in 150 countries.

July 15, 2014 | Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

The Harmonization Task Group will offer marketplace benefits including consistent messaging, simplification, elimination of redundancies, and creat...

All renderings courtesy Penda

All renderings courtesy Penda

July 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Beijing-based design cooperative Penda designed a bamboo hotel that can easily expand vertically or horizontally.

Renderings courtesy of Forster + Partners

Renderings courtesy of Forster + Partners

July 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The London-based firm unveiled plans for the Russian Copper Company's headquarters in Yekaterinburg.

July 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

It's the first veterinary facility in California to get a LEED Gold certification; over 60% of its power is generated by solar panels on the roofto...

July 14, 2014 | Toyota

Toyota announced that it has selected Dallas-based KDC Real Estate Development & Investments to develop its new North American headquarters cam...

The Building Team for the California Health Care Facility, Stockton, only had ab

The Building Team for the California Health Care Facility, Stockton, only had about two years to design and construct a 31-build

July 14, 2014 | Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor

A massive scope, tough schedule, and technical complexity fail to daunt the Building Team for a huge California correctional project.

Renderings courtesy of Studio Gang Architects

Renderings courtesy of Studio Gang Architects

July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Chicago architect Jeanne Gang has designed a 40-story residential building in San Francisco that is inspired by the city's omnipresent bay windows....

July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The decision held that even though, on most projects, the developer has the final say on design choices, the architect can’t escape liability to th...

Centennial Hall is the first new academic building on the UW-Eau Claire campus i

Centennial Hall is the first new academic building on the UW-Eau Claire campus in more than 30 years. Photo courtesy of SmithGro

July 11, 2014 | SmithGroupJJR

Centennial Hall houses the College of Education and Human Sciences and consolidates teacher education. It is the first new academic building on the...

July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Kite Bricks proposes a more efficient way of building with its newly developed Smart Bricks system.

Photo: Dumelow via Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0 - http://creativecommons.org/licenses

Photo: Dumelow via Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0 - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)

July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting public comment on its proposal to eliminate the dual standard for compliance with rules pert...

Photo: Antandrus via Wikipedia

Photo: Antandrus via Wikipedia

July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A persistent drought in Southern California could lead to a water fee for new construction projects in Ventura.

Photo: Jesse A. Lora, NAVFAC via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Jesse A. Lora, NAVFAC via Wikimedia Commons

July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The latest data on construction site fatalities for 2012 shows a rise in the death rate to 9.9 per 100,000 workers after 2011 had reached a recent...

July 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Plans for a new Toronto townhome brings cutting-edge design.

All photos:  Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH

All photos: Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH

July 10, 2014 | CTBUH

BioSkin, a system of water-filled ceramic pipes that cools the exterior surface of buildings and their surrounding micro-climates, has won the 2014...

Images courtesy of FLEXLAB

Images courtesy of FLEXLAB

July 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

 

DOE’s new FLEXLAB is a first-of-its-kind simulator that lets users test energy-efficient building systems individually or as an integrated...

July 10, 2014 | Vetrotech Saint-Gobain USA

Vetrotech is the first fire-rated glass company in the world to have made a comprehensive life cycle assessment of fire-rated glazing products. ...

July 10, 2014 | Steinberg SF Studio

Grant and Saheba left their previous architectural firms, AECOM and Handel respectively, because they saw the opportunity to bring their agile, pro...

July 10, 2014 | USGBC

The U.S. Green Building Council announced the launch of an expanded online data visualization resource that will allow any user to access aggregate...

The JW Marriott Hanoi features an unusual cantilevered design, with a curled sha

The JW Marriott Hanoi features an unusual cantilevered design, with a curled shape inspired by the form of a dragon. The arms of

July 09, 2014 | Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

An international Building Team unites to create Vietnam’s first JW Marriott luxury property.

July 09, 2014 | McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

California's largest general building contractor just opened up an office in San Jose, and named Nicholas Sandersfeld as the new Director of Busine...

July 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Residents are trying to block developers from destroying historic architecture in Tokyo's Yanaka district, where a remarkable number of traditional...

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