Architect Jacques Rougerie envisions floating city to function as roving laboratory

Renderings courtesy Jacques Rougerie

Industrial Facility | August 03, 2015 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The manta ray-shaped vessel will be completely self-sustaining, run on marine energy, and produce no waste. 

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November 10, 2014 | Greenbuild Report
Roxul's David Smith takes BD+C behind the company's stone wool insulation at Greenbuild 2014 in New Orleans.
November 10, 2014 | Greenbuild Report
BD+C stops by the expansive Assa Abloy booth at Greenbuild 2014 in New Orleans to talk with Aaron Smith on their energy-...
November 10, 2014 | Greenbuild Report
Tamlyn's Ian Daniels offers BD+C a look at the company's drainable housewrap during Greenbuild 2014.

Weather conditions during transit can often cause signs of rust to appear on your steel. By tarping the material and protecting it from exposure, this can be minimized. Here’s what you need to know.

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November 10, 2014 | Greenbuild Report, Sponsored Videos
Bryan Crennell of Accoya discusses the company's solutions and more, including the decking provided for this year...
November 10, 2014 | Greenbuild Report
John Cross of the American Institute of Steel Construction talks about how steel fits in with green construction and how...
November 10, 2014 | Greenbuild Report
Dow Corning High Performance Building provides expertise and innovation to meet sustainability goals and increase energy...
 

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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November 10, 2014 | Greenbuild Report
John Greko from Carlisle SynTec Systems discusses the company's donation and sponsorship of the GreenZone 2014 Lega...
November 10, 2014 | Greenbuild Report
At BD+C's GreenZone 2014, Chris Berry from Access Lighting talks about solutions the company offers for the educati...
The exterior design of the 21-story, LEED Silver MassArt Tree House was sugges
November 07, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Many states have cut back funding for higher education in recent years, and securing money for new housing has been t...

Precast units from Coreslab Structures (left) being put in place at Valparaiso (
November 07, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Few colleges or universities have embraced prefabrication more wholeheartedly than Valparaiso (Ind.) University. The...

Students chill in a lounge at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. The $
November 07, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

University students want more in a residence hall than just a place to sleep. They want a space that reflects their s...

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November 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Jean Nouvel-designed tower tops the list of 88 entries in the 13th annual Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Hab...

November 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The extensive expansion project will cost $2.5 billion, with the first-phase being completed in three years.

Marine Education Centre in Malm, Sweden. Renderings: Nord Architects
November 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The education center will be set in a landscape that includes small ponds and plantings intended to mimic an assortme...

Renderings courtesy Hines
November 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Houston-based developer is planning a seven-story wood-framed office building in Minneapolis’ North Loop that wil...

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November 06, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Demountable structural steel assemblies would be a greener way to make use of steel in the construction industry than...

The projected 506 students will be distributed between three classroom wings, tw
K-12 Schools | November 06, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The design of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School on the site of the 2012 Newtown, Conn., school shooting features e...

Renderings courtesy Studio Gang Architects
November 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The century-old power plant will be converted into a recreation facility with a coffee shop, lounges, club rooms, a c...

November 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

WSP is expanding its national presence by acquiring ccrd, a national MEP engineering and commissioning firm.

Thornton Tomasettis computational modeling and R&D incubator, CORE Studio, has
November 05, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Without a common language linking BIM/VDC software platforms, firms seek out interoperability solutions to assist wit...

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November 05, 2014 | Mancini•Duffy

With the rise of technology, much of the workday—even the most productive morning hours—is spent corresponding via em...

Photo: Geo Swan via Wikimedia Commons
November 05, 2014 | ACEC

According to the latest ACEC Engineering Business Index, which charts the health of the engineering industry, U.S. en...

November 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Preliminary designs for the $300 million George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art have been unveiled, and it looks like a...

Two separate metal gym buildings accommodate a total of four full-size basketbal
November 05, 2014 | Star Building Systems Sponsored Content

The Fieldhouse Sportscenter in Springfield, Mo., serves as a community center for basketball and volleyball leagues a...

Photo: SOHO China
November 04, 2014 | SOHO China

Sky SOHO is the third in a trilogy of SOHO China developments designed by Zaha Hadid Architects.

November 04, 2014 | Rogers Partners Architects + Urban Designers

The park will feature a 160-foot-long pavilion that will serve as an anchor for the development and frame views of th...

November 04, 2014 | HOK

Located in Seoul’s Magok District, the LG Science Park provides facilities to support innovative research and industr...

Illustration: KONE
November 04, 2014 | KONE

The JumpLift system from KONE uses a mobile machine room that moves upward as the construction progresses, speeding c...

November 03, 2014 | AISC

These prestigious awards recognize outstanding achievement in engineering and architecture on structural steel projec...

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