Sagrada Familia, Designed by Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona, Spain. Photo: SBA73, Wikimedia Creative Commons.

Architects | September 26, 2016 | AIA

A new travel program offers design enthusiast travelers 10 global destinations.

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BIM and Information Technology | September 07, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The costs and benefits of managing 29 types of waste are now included.

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Sustainability | September 07, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

An expansion of ‘heat networks’ is viewed as a possible means for Britain to accomplish its goal of slashing carbon e...

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High-rise Construction | September 07, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The high-rise, H700 Shenzhen Tower, is one of a group of towers being built in Shenzhen’s Caiwuwei financial and comm...

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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Building Team | September 06, 2016 | Design Force | AHMED KURTOM, Managing Principal, Design Force

Mentoring programs at AEC firms can take many forms. Being involved in a mentoring program, as mentor or protege, can...

Lissette Méndez-Boyer (left) and Natalya Shimanovskaya work on their FABRICation project at Beyer Blinder Belle’s New York office. Photo courtesy BBB

AEC Tech | September 06, 2016 | David Barista |

AEC firms are taking a page from the tech industry, by infusing a deep commitment to innovation and disruption into t...

FireLite® fire-rated glazing transfers daylight

Glass and Glazing | September 06, 2016 | Technical Glass Products

The new 173,200 square foot high school includes extensive glazing throughout to provide natural light and visibility...

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Wood | September 06, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The new building code prevents any structure with more than three stories from being built from a CLT frame.

Building Team | September 06, 2016 | GWWO, Inc./Architects | Alan Reed, President and Design Principal

Thoughtful site selection is never about one factor, but rather a confluence of several components that ultimately pr...

High-rise Construction | September 06, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The skyscraper would be the first in Australia to incorporate solar cells in its façade.

Rental vs. purchase: How to minimize job site costs. Photo courtesy of CORT. 

Contractors | September 05, 2016 | CORT

Smart business decisions can mean the difference between being ‘on budget’ and going ‘way over’ budget.  

Market Data | September 02, 2016 | ABC

Nonresidential construction spending has been suppressed over the last year or so with the primary factor being the l...

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Office Building Design | September 02, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The crown jewel of a three-year makeover project, the LED columns bring the building’s lobby to life.

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2016 Giants Report | September 01, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Perkins+Will, Skanska USA, Webcor Builders, Jacobs, and STV top Building Design+Const...

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2016 Giants Report | September 01, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Stantec, BRPH, Fluor Corp., Walbridge, Jacobs, and AECOM top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nat...

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2016 Giants Report | September 01, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, HKS, Turner Construction Co., The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., Jacobs, and JBA Consulting Engineers top B...

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2016 Giants Report | September 01, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Perkins+Will, PCL Construction Enterprises, Turner Construction Co., AECOM, and WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff t...

The retractable roof over Arthur Ashe stadium at the National Tennis Center in New York is a freestanding, 6,500-ton structure whose moveable panels can enclose the facility in seven minutes. Image: USTA/Michael LeBrecht II

Sports and Recreational Facilities | September 01, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Mushy ground and indoor condensation were just two of the issues this $150 million project presented to its Building...

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2016 Giants Report | September 01, 2016 | BD+C Staff

DLR Group, NBBJ, Hensel Phelps, Sundt Construction, AECOM, and Dewberry top Building Design+Construction’s annual ran...

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Industry Research | September 01, 2016 | CannonDesign

CannonDesign releases infographic to better help universities obtain more R&D funding.

CertainTeed's Apollo II solar shingles (pictured) are among the few survivors in a market that's seen its share of failed launches. Undautned, new entrants Solar City and the startup Sunflare are trying to make inroads with new solar roofing.  Image: CertainTeed

Roofing Technology | September 01, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

New products will need to overcome problems of aesthetics and efficiency that have plagued past entrants into this fi...

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Codes and Standards | September 01, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A study found temperatures in the low 70s reduce worker performance.

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Building Team | August 31, 2016 | BD+C Staff

This high-energy, daylong forum will deliver 18 game-changing business and technology innovations from the Giants of...

Celebrating 100 years of service to aviation, aerospace, and defense – aviation is in our DNA. Photo: The Austin Company

Airports | August 31, 2016 | The Austin Company

Austin’s many innovations contributed to the success of our clients by enabling them to operate in more efficient env...

Photo: Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York, Wikipedia Creative Commons

Regulations | August 31, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The proposal ‘would essentially rewrite the current 100-year flood standard.’

Image courtesy of National Trust for Historic Preservation via Dezeen.

Events Facilities | August 31, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The design proposal won a competition organized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and People for the Pa...

Main Concert Hall. Image courtesy of Sydney Opera House

Performing Arts Centers | August 31, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Acoustical improvements will be made alongside upgrades in accessibility, efficiency, and flexibility.

Healthcare Facilities | August 30, 2016 | Daniel Waters, Senior Project Manager

A typical PACE center is comprised of a fully functioning and equipped primary care clinic, adult day center and reha...

Los Angeles Convention Center. Photo: Pixabay Public Domain

2016 Giants Report | August 30, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, LMN Architects, AECOM, Turner Construction Co., and WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff top Building Design+Construct...

2016 Giants Report | August 30, 2016 | BD+C Staff

HOK, Perkins+Will, Turner Construction Co., The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., Jacobs, and Thornton Tomasetti top Bu...

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Sustainability | August 30, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Agencies must quantify the specific impacts when possible.

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