Photo courtesy of Ari Burling via HOK.

Industry Research | October 25, 2016 | HOK/CoreNet Global

“Although coworking space makes up less than one percent of the world’s office space, it represents an important workforce trend and highlights the strong desire of today’s employees to have workplace choices, community and flexibility,” says Kay Sargent, Director of WorkPlace at HOK.

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Healing garden doubles as therapy trails

Photos and plans courtesy Copley Wolff Design Group

Great Solutions | January 19, 2016 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

A Boston-area hospital takes the healing garden to the next level.

Renderings: © Governor Andrew Cuomo

Transit Facilities | January 18, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Governor Andrew Cuomo presented plans to turn Pennsylvania Station and the neighboring James A. Farley Post Office in...

EHDD’s Monterey Bay Aquarium wins AIA Twenty-five Year Award

Photo: © Bruce Damonte

Architects | January 18, 2016 | BD+C Editors

The aquarium set new technical standards for the building type, which still influence today, such as the flow-through...

January 15, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Keep this tip sheet handy when preparing your Reconstruction Awards entry, as these are some items on which y...

Intrinsic School, Chicago. 2015 Gold Award winner. Photo: Steve Hall, Hedrich Blessing

Reconstruction Awards | January 15, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Only projects completed or occupied between January 1, 2015 and July 8, 2016 are eligible.

The world’s best concrete buildings

Syndey Opera House. Photo: Mauro De Carvalho/Creative Commons

Concrete | January 15, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Large and small, some of the most iconic structures of all time were made of the composite building material.

Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., is one of myriad construction projects that Clark Construction has been hired to build over the past several decades. The company's ownership has been sold to a group of senior-level executives. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Contractors | January 15, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The death of its founder last year set the wheels of this transition in motion. 

Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Photo: Joe Mabel via Wikimedia Commons

Architects | January 15, 2016 | AIA

Morphosis' Perot Museum and Studio Gang's WMS Boathouse are among the projects to win AIA's highest honor for archite...

Mount Sinai Health System signs first healthcare IPD IFOA contract in New York City

Photo: David Edwards/Creative Commons

Healthcare Facilities | January 15, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Francis Cauffman, Syska Hennessy, Turner Construction are the primary parties in agreement.


Photo: Dennis S. Hurd/Creative Commons.

Market Data | January 15, 2016 | ABC

In December, construction material prices fell for the sixth consecutive month. Prices have declined 7.2% since peaki...

JLL: Slowdown not expected for office market

Photo: Paul McCoubrie/Creative Commons.

Office Building Design | January 14, 2016 | BD+C Staff

The booming sector had an occupancy growth rate 1.3 times that of new supply in the fourth quarter of 2015.

WWII watchtower turned into ‘Land Yacht’

Photos: Windover Construction

Great Solutions | January 14, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Architect Siemasko + Verbridge and contractor Windover Construction transformed a coastal wartime observation post in...

January 14, 2016 | Doug Clark |

432 Park Avenue under construction in New York City. Photo: Kohei Kanno via Wikimedia Commons

High-rise Construction | January 13, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

That makes it an even 100. With the completion of 432 Park Avenue in New York City, the number of so-called “supertal...

Multi-billion-dollar stadium planned as the NFL returns to Los Angeles

Proposed NFL stadium in Inglewood, the future home for the new Los Angeles Rams. Rendering: HKS Sports & Entertainment

Sports and Recreational Facilities | January 13, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The Rams, formerly of St. Louis, will move into a new stadium possibly by 2019—and they might have a co-tenant.

Economists continue to debate whether the U.S. economy will be more resilient than other nations and thrive, or limp along for the next several years. Image courtesy Pixabay

Market Data | January 13, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Strong job growth and dwindling consumer debt give rise to hope.

Audubon National Wildlife Refuge & Visitors Center
Metals | January 13, 2016 | MBCI

After many years of use, the Audubon National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters and Vistiors Center had developed some ser...

‘Socially engaged’ architect Alejandro Aravena named 2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate

Alejandro Aravena. Photo by Cristobal Palma

Architects | January 13, 2016 | The Hyatt Foundation and BD+C Staff

Known for his inventive social housing initiatives in his native Chile, Aravena epitomizes the revival of a more soci...

InterContinental Hotels Group and Brack Capital Real Estate recently opened the 293-room Hotel Indigo in Manhattan's Lower East Side. Photo courtesy IHG

Hotel Facilities | January 13, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

More than 100,000 rooms could be delivered this year alone.

5 ways to handle conflict during construction

Courtesy Pixabay

Contractors | January 13, 2016 | John Jozwick

Rider Levett Bucknall's John Jozwick has five ways to curb disputes and prevent the situation from escalating to liti...

LEED credits on resiliency expected to influence future of building design

Photo: John McStravick/Creative Commons.

Resiliency | January 13, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Post-disaster survivability is a key goal.

Luxury high-rise is Zaha Hadid’s first foray into South America

Renderings courtesy ZHA

High-rise Construction | January 12, 2016 | BD+C Staff

The Casa Atlantica is planned for Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Renzo Piano designs new New York City glass tower

Renderings courtesy Renzo Piano Building Workshop

High-rise Construction | January 12, 2016 | BD+C Staff

The 25-story tower is a residential building with 115 apartments and plenty of amenities.

Dear Architecture: Create a level field for female designers

Illustration courtesy Perkins+Will

Architects | January 12, 2016 | Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings | Vershaé Hite and Brittany Eaker-Kirkland

If architecture took one moment to be introspective, it would discover appalling imbalances between the opportunities...

Sprinkler system does double duty

Photo: Industrial Technology Research Institute.

Great Solutions | January 12, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Two innovations tap into the multi-use potential for fire/life safety infrastructure.

Batteries are the next step in raising sustainability standards

Courtesy Tesla

Codes and Standards | January 12, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Battery technology will reduce electricity costs and promote a more stable, flexible grid.

Will a notable credential make students preparing for construction jobs more marketable?

Courtesy Pixabay

Contractors | January 12, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Zenith Education Group thinks so, as nine of its campuses offer training certification from the National Center of Co...

Spec for Tech: Designing for the Creative Class

Uptown Station in Oakland provides amenities in a common paseo at the ground floor, where all tenants and the public can pass through, creating a vibrant and active place. Rendering: Steelblue


Office Building Design | January 11, 2016 | GenslerOn | Ben Tranel

The new work environment, settings which blur the line between work and life, is inspired by cities and the attribute...

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