Condo developers covet churches for conversions

A Boston developer is proposing to build an eight-story residential building along the existing wall of a former 19th-Century church, which has been vacant for five years. Rendering courtesy Finegold Alexander Architects

Multifamily Housing | April 22, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Former churches, many of which are sitting on prime urban real estate, are being converted into libraries, restaurants, and with greater frequency condominiums.

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September 23, 2014 | Bayer MaterialScience

Bayer experts will discuss the benefits of SPF, safe application and best practices for monitoring air quality, as we...

September 23, 2014 | Kawneer

Kawneer Company introduces its new AA™5450 Series Window. Now available in a horizontal sliding configuration, the ne...

September 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The report contains 12 case studies of cities around the world that have applied advanced flood management techniques...

Architecture firm principals are the Chief Financial Officers of their firm, whether they want to be or not. For many small architecture firms, principals don't have anyone to guide them for financial and other business matters...

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September 22, 2014 | NCARB

The newly adopted changes will be implemented in two phases. The first will streamline the program by focusing on the...

Photos and renderings courtesy H3/Maritime Museum
September 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Nine years after the Museum of Maritime and Seafood Industry in Biloxi, Miss., was damaged by Hurricane Katrina’s 30-...

September 22, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

While suspended, lay-in ceilings have long been the norm in commercial design, the open-plenum ceiling has become tre...

 

Over the past 110 years of operation, Morton Buildings has been no stranger to environmentally friendly innovations. With a track record for energy efficiency, Morton was a natural fit to partner with an Illinois college for the construction of a zero-energy building.

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September 22, 2014 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

From metal mesh panels to concealed-suspension ceilings, here's our roundup of the latest acoustical ceiling and wall...

September 22, 2014 | Swanke Hayden Connell Architects

The 72-story tower—the first mixed-use, steel tower in Russia—is located within the new, 30 million-sf, 148-acre Mosc...

AIA CES class: New trends in ceiling designs and materials
September 22, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

A broad array of new and improved ceiling products offers designers everything from superior acoustics and closed-loo...

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The AISC hosted 150 SteelDay events nationwide on Friday, September 19, to recognize the contribution that the struct...

September 22, 2014 | USGBC

The Best of Building Awards celebrate the year’s best products, projects, organizations and individuals making an imp...

Perkins Eastman and Turner Construction led the effort to convert the once-endan
September 21, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Repurposing existing retail and office space is becoming an increasingly popular strategy for hospital systems to exp...

September 19, 2014 | Smithsonian Institute

The Charles McC. Mathias Laboratory will emit 37% less CO2 than a comparable lab that does not meet LEED-certificatio...

September 19, 2014 | International Interior Design Association

Winners of IIDA's 2014 Healthcare Interior Design Competition include Perkins+Will, AECOM, Buffalo Design, and SmithG...

September 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

OMA, Höweler + Yoon, NEXT Architects, and Cooper, Robertson & Partners have just released their preliminary desig...

September 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff 

Rising above Biscayne Bay, the 305-meter tower will include three viewing decks, a restaurant, nightclub, and exhibit...

September 17, 2014 | American Builders

SunTrust Park will be constructed by American Builders 2017, a joint venture between Brasfield & Gorrie, Mortenso...

September 17, 2014 | AIA

The AIA Design & Health Research Consortium has organized its design and health initiative around six evidence-ba...

Googles data centers include this massive server room in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
September 17, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

From the dozen or so facilities housing Google’s 900,000 servers to the sprawling server farms of Facebook to Amazon’...

Hyatt Place in Washington, D.C. Photo: courtesy Cooper Carry
September 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Tutor Perini, Gensler, and AECOM top BD+C's rankings of design and construction firms with the most revenue from hosp...

September 16, 2014 | USGBC

The study showed that demand for the LEED Accredited Professional and LEED Green Associate credentials grew 46 percen...

Renderings and photos courtesy of Shigeru Ban Architects
September 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban has won an international competition organized by The Tainan Museum of A...

September 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

National Parks Now asks entrants to propose all types of interventions for parks, including interactive installations...

Head offices for the Federation of Korean Industries. Photo: courtesy Adrian Smi
September 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Parsons Brinckerhoff, Gensler, and Jacobs top BD+C's rankings of U.S.-based design and construction firms with the mo...

September 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announces the winning design by MRA+A Álvarez | Bernabó | Sabatini...

September 15, 2014 | Perkins+Will

The new hospital will be home to numerous hospital services including public health, accident and emergency, imaging,...

September 15, 2014 | KTGY Group

The new urban residential community at 1001 S. Olive Street will offer open floor plans consisting of 64 studios, 109...

Tampa VA Hospital. Photo: courtesy VA
September 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

CannonDesign, Clark Group, and URS top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest Veterans Administration building secto...

Max Planck Florida Institute, Jupiter, Fla.
September 14, 2014 | Viega LLC Sponsored Content

The Max Planck Florida Institute consists of a three-story, 100,000-sf scientific research facility with 30,000 feet...

A user navigates a virtual reality model of a proposed commercial office at DPR
September 13, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The emergence of low-cost VR technology means that anyone with a few hundred bucks and a decent workstation can get i...

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