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 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’...

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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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...

 

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 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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The Armstrong facility is the first building in Pennsylvania and among only 17 buildings globally to achieve recertif...

September 12, 2014 | Friends of the High Line

For the first time, visitors will be able to walk the full length of The High Line, covering 22 city blocks at 30 fee...

September 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

To turn the underdeveloped area by Chrissy Field into new public space, San Francisco's Presidio Trust unveiled the f...

September 11, 2014 | Cintas Corporation

For the 13th consecutive year, Cintas Corporation is back with its popular America’s Best Restroom Contest. A team of...

MBTA Revere Transit Facility & Streetscape project in Revere, Mass. Photo: court
September 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Leo A Daly, URS, and Skanska head BD+C's rankings of the largest transit facility sector design and construction firm...

September 11, 2014 | NIBS

The NCS helps architects, constructors and operators coordinate efforts by classifying electronic design data consist...

Midtown from Brooklyn Bridge. Photo: Mark Jaroski. Licensed under Creative Commo
September 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Earlier this year, New York City's Department of Buildings began auditing thousands of architectural plans for new an...

Translated Geometries, shape memory polymer
September 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Students in Barcelona have created a composite material using shape memory polymers that can deform and return to the...

Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston. Photo: Farragutful via Wikimedia Comm
September 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Brasfield & Gorrie, Gensler, and Jacobs top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest religious sector design and c...

September 09, 2014 | Harley Ellis Devereaux

Effective January 1, 2014, Ralph Lotito and Brett Paloutzian have merged BFHL, comprising 15 healthcare architects, w...

Photo courtesy of DAQRI
September 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A Los Angeles-based startup added augmented reality technology to a hardhat, creating a smart helmet.

September 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Restoration of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed chapel was made possible (and affordable) thanks to 3D printing.

September 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed to be the world’s most sustainable airport, the plan uses a single, compact terminal scheme in lieu of a clu...

The Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is one of Gehry Technologies' latest projects. Re
September 08, 2014 | Trimble

Trimble and Frank Gehry announced that they have entered into a strategic alliance to collaborate to transform the co...

Arizona Capitol Museum 2014. Photo: Gage Skidmore via Wikipedia
September 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

PCL Construction, Stantec, and AECOM head BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest state government design and constru...

Photo: Tomasz Sienicki via Wikimedia Commons
September 08, 2014 | Megan Donham, Associate Consultant, CBRE Healthcare

The underlying variables and tools used to manage collaboration between teams is ultimately the driving for success w...

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