5 ingredients of successful mall design

Westfield Galleria at Roseville, near Sacramento, Calif., features an expanded indoor/outdoor promenade that became a centerpiece of a multimillion renovation led by architect Gensler and Westfield Design. That renovation increased the mall’s annual traffic by 46% and created a “brand” that more shoppers could relate to and want to frequent. Photo: Gensler/Sherman Takata

Retail Centers | May 26, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Entertainment, dining, and leisure components, plus the latest technology, are now crucial to making these centers a regular part of customers’ lives.   

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September 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A new report from the World Green Building Council finds “overwhelming evidence” to support office design as a signif...

Renderings courtesy Snhetta
September 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The competition-winning New Central Library is now in the final design stages, after two years of community engagemen...

Rendering of Hy-Fi, winner of the Bronze Award. Image courtesy Holcim Foundation
September 29, 2014 | Holcim Foundation

The 13 Holcim Award winners for North America illustrate how sustainable construction continues to evolve.

Morton Buildings is notorious for its status as a titan in the American construction community. That status was not lost on the ownership of an exclusive country club, when it decided to choose Morton to spearhead a complete overhaul of its facilities.

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Renderings courtesy Atelier Jean Nouvel
September 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Of the design, Nouvel describes it as inspired by the simplicity of “a single brush stroke.” 

September 25, 2014 | Zumtobel Group Award

The system uses the bio-chemical process of photosynthesis to absorb CO2 emissions, while cultivating microalgae to g...

CSHQA office, Boise, Idaho. Photo: Nichiha
September 25, 2014 | Nichiha

When it came time for CSHQA, an award-winning, full-service architecture and engineering firm, to move office locatio...

 

Whenever putting down the foundation for the building, the installation of the embedded anchor rods must be precise. Misplacing them with a variance greater than 1/4” means your columns will be out of plumb...

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September 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Aarhus Island will be a waterside development in Denmark's second-largest city. The mixed-use development will implem...

September 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Plans for a new hotel in the Persian Gulf are taking Dubai’s Palm Islands concept to a whole new level—underwater, th...

Images courtesy Biomuseo. Photo: Fernando Alda
September 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Gehry's design for the Biomuseo, or Museum of Biodiversity, draws inspiration from the site's natural and cultural su...

Photo: Samuel Boisvert via Wikimedia Commons
September 24, 2014 | AIA

On the heels of recording its strongest pace of growth since 2007, there continues to be an increasing level of deman...

September 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The guidelines will cover the pros and cons of different intersection designs and types of protection.

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September 23, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The $35 million Phase 3, known as High Line at the Rail Yards, broke ground September 20, 2012, and officially opened...

September 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Forget the cubist, clinical, glass and concrete jungle of today's financial districts. Shenzhen's new plan features a...

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...

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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...

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...

September 22, 2014 |

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...

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