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September 28, 2016 | BD+C Staff

HOK, Stantec, Turner Construction Co., Fluor Corp., and AECOM top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s largest government facility AEC firms, as reported in the 2016 Giants 300 Report.

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The 67-story Spire London will have separate entrances for tenants of affordable and pricier apartments. At 771 feet high, it would be Europe's tallest residential tower. Image: Greenland Group

High-rise Construction | September 08, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

China’s Greenland Group is the developer of four of the world’s 10 largest skyscrapers

Sustainability | September 08, 2016 | HDR BLiNK | Lynn Mignola

When it comes to design we are in the business of imagining what could be, not necessarily what is, writes HDR's Lynn...

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Codes and Standards | September 08, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The updates address industry confusion over how to handle the issue.

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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Designers | September 08, 2016 | PDR Blog | Karen Wetmore

Karen Wetmore, Lead Designer at PDR, talks about what’s trending with materials and colors in the workplace.

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High-rise Construction | September 08, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Damac, the Dubai-based developer of the project, selected the Australian property construction and development compan...

The 94-room Beauport Hotel is Gloucester, Mass.'s first full-service hotel. This project moved forward thanks to community outreach efforts by its GC Windover Construction. Image: Peter Vanderwarker Photography 

Hotel Facilities | September 07, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The construction of this 94-room hotel and conference center pitted tourism proponents against locals who want to pre...

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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...

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...

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