5+design looks to mountains for Chinese transport hub design

The slopes will minimze interference of the surrounding buildings from getting sunlight. Renderings courtesy 5+design

Transit Facilities | March 04, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The complex, Diamond Hill, will feature sloping rooflines and a mountain-like silhouette inspired by traditional Chinese landscape paintings.

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July 15, 2014 | Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

The Harmonization Task Group will offer marketplace benefits including consistent messaging, simplification, eliminat...

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.

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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.

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. 

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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...

July 14, 2014 | Toyota

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

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

 

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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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 c...

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 architec...

Centennial Hall is the first new academic building on the UW-Eau Claire campus i
July 11, 2014 | SmithGroupJJR

Centennial Hall houses the College of Education and Human Sciences and consolidates teacher education. It is the firs...

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
July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

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

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
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 af...

July 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

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

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 mi...

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 in...

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 fi...

July 10, 2014 | Steinberg SF Studio

Grant and Saheba left their previous architectural firms, AECOM and Handel respectively, because they saw the opportu...

July 10, 2014 | USGBC

The U.S. Green Building Council announced the launch of an expanded online data visualization resource that will allo...

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

July 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

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

July 09, 2014 | Harvard Business School

Expected to open in 2018, the facility will combine the elements of a large-scale conference center, a performance sp...

July 09, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

Though New York and Los Angeles are often seen as the sole hubs for design jobs, other design epicenters are scattere...

All renderings courtesy SOM
July 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The lightweight and luminous design "responds to its setting and creates a striking infrastructural icon for the city...

The Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton replaces an outmoded hospital on the base.
July 08, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Through advanced coordination methods and an experimental contract method, the Building Team for Camp Pendleton’s new...

Renderings: Zaha Hadid Architects
July 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

After being criticized for the cost and size of her stadium design for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, a Japanese archite...

Photo courtesy National Building Museum
July 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The maze, located in the National Building Museum, is a precursor to an exhibit showcasing some of BIG's projects. To...

Photos courtesy of the Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum
July 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Eighty-seven years after Frank Lloyd Wright designed an ornamental gas station for the city of Buffalo, the structure...

Glass type, glass coating, shading patterns, vents, and framing system can all i
July 07, 2014 | PPG Glass Education Center

The glass type, glass coating, shading patterns, vents, and framing system can impact an IGU’s risk for a thermal bre...

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