World Trade Center Developer Looks to Bjarke Ingels for New Tower Design

The redesign is an attempt to entice 21st Century Fox and News Corp. to move their operations into the new building. Photo courtesy Joe Mabel/Wikimedia Commons

High-rise Construction | April 30, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Norman Foster’s design for 2 World Trade Center may be ousted, as developers are currently negotiating with Danish firm BIG to redesign the original scheme.

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July 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

U.S. Bank Tower, as part of a series of improvements, will be getting an observation deck and restaurant at its top....

Renderings courtesy Herzog & de Meuron
July 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Herzog & de Meuron have released renderings of their new $250 million New York building, a 12-story condominium w...

July 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Plans to improve Washington D.C.'s Potomac River waterfront by Maine Ave. have been discussed for years. Finally, The...

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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Tidewater Community College/City of Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach, Calif. Photo
July 22, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

According to expert forecasters, multifamily projects, the Panama Canal expansion, and the petroleum industry’s “shal...

July 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff 

The list includes first-time nominees Mecanoo and Renzo Piano Building Workshop, as well as previous winners Zaha Had...

According to NAIOP, Texas leads the nation in the value of new construction. Sho
July 21, 2014 | NAIOP

Industrial, warehousing, office, and retail sectors see strong gains; Texas leads the nation in construction-value st...

 

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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July 21, 2014 | Mancini•Duffy

Data analysis from Mancini•Duffy indicates significant variations among age cohorts in the workplace.

July 21, 2014 | Schindler Elevator Corporation

Pennsylvania plant is the first LEED Gold certified elevator manufacturing facility in North America.

The new Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Cancer Center will allow patients to receiv
July 21, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Partners share the risk and reward of extreme collaboration on this LEED Silver project, which relies heavily on Lean...

Lookout Mountain Elementary School, Phoenix, Ariz. Photo: courtesy Adolfson & Pe
July 18, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

“UAV.” “LATISTA.” “CMST.” If BD+C Giants 300 contractors have anything to say about it, these new terms may someday b...

Riyadh Metro Station, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, with engineering servic
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Barton Malow, Hill International top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest construction...

Contractor Turner Construction is focusing its international efforts in Europe,
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Turner, Whiting-Turner, Skanska top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest contractors in the Uni...

The 73-year-old Naval Reserve Armory building on Seattles South Lake Union dock
July 18, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Following solid revenue growth in 2013, the majority of U.S.-based engineering and engineering/architecture firms exp...

The 73-year-old Naval Reserve Armory building on Seattles South Lake Union dock
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, AECOM, Parsons Brinckerhoff top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest engineering/archit...

At 206,000 sf, San Diego State Universitys Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union is
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Fluor, Arup, Day & Zimmermann top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest engineering firms in...

The shale gale of petroleum development is bringing economic growth to numerou
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Perkins+Will, NBBJ top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest architecture firms in the...

Multifamily housing development should stay strong at least into 2015, according
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Stantec, HOK, and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest archi...

Los Angeles International Airport is undergoing a massive improvement program, e
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction magazine's annual ranking the nation's largest architecture, engineering, and constructi...

July 18, 2014 | The Green Building Initiative

The Green Building Initiative announced that the University of North Carolina-Charlotte’s Belk Hall, a student housin...

July 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor insulation.

The design is of a classic residential high-rise that is encapsulated by a layer
July 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Danish design firm C.F. Møller has developed a novel way to increase community space without compromising privacy or...

Ketchikan (Alaska) Federal Building. Photo: GSA
July 17, 2014 | U.S. General Service Administration

After operating the first biomass boiler in the Ketchikan, Alaska, Federal Building, the U.S. General Services Admini...

July 17, 2014 | ASHRAE

A memorandum of understanding creating the Indoor Environment Quality Global Alliance was signed on June 29; the Alli...

New metal buildings have helped boost productivity at Perrault Farms in Yakima V
July 17, 2014 | Star Building Systems Sponsored Content

The construction of efficient metal buildings has helped Perrault Farms expand its hops-harvesting business.

Chart: Morrissey Goodale
July 16, 2014 | Morrissey Goodale
Through the first six months of 2014, Morrissey Goodale tracked 101 sales of U.S.-based architecture and engineerin...
July 16, 2014 | Ware Malcomb

Architecture and design firm also honored for commercial real estate projects in New Jersey.

The complex is envisioned with public garden space. Renderings courtesy of April
July 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff
Aprilli Design Studio has stepped forward with a new idea for a vertical farm, which is intended to resemble a gian...
Plans call for restaurants, apartments, offices, a hotel, a cinema and a theater
July 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Santa Clara (Calif.) City Council approved the next steps for a massive development project next to Levi’s Stadiu...

Special features of the new competition pool at Niles North High School include
July 16, 2014 | Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Collaborative spirit abounds in the expansion and renovation of a high school pool facility in suburban Chicago.

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