World’s tallest wood building design unveiled by MGA

Plans include a mix of market-rate and social housing, a student hotel, urban agriculture, a bus station, e-car hub, and other amenities. Renderings courtesy Michael Green Architecture

Wood | June 02, 2015 | BD+C Staff

“Just as Gustave Eiffel shattered our conception of what was possible a century and a half ago, this project can push the envelope of wood innovation with France in the forefront," said architect Michael Green of the project.

 

read more
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...

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...

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. 

read more
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.

 

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.

read more
Photo: Epicgenius via Wikimedia Commons
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...

Photo: phasinphoto via FreeDigitalPhotos.net
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...

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...

Overlay Init