Creating an environment where students want to succeed

Four panelists discussed how the decline of motivation in many of the country's education systems affects students. Image: Perkins+Will

K-12 Schools | April 28, 2015 | Tinka Rogic | Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings

According to a 2014 Gallup poll, our school system not only kills children’s creativity, but also takes its toll on their motivation, writes Perkins+Will's Tinka Rogic.

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June 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

This infographic, made by Sunica de Klerk and originally posted by ArchDaily, shows the evolution of the office from...

Rendering courtesy of WRNS Studio and Clive Wilkinson Architects.
June 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Demolition will begin this week as a precursor to construction of Intuit's new addition to its Mountain View, Calif.,...

Images by Iwan baan courtesy of Foundation Louis Vuitton.
June 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Comissioned by Bernard Arnault, American legendary architect Frank Gehry's newest structure in Paris for Foundation L...

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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Method Homes' home design for the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.
June 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Make It Right, Brad Pitt's foundation that builds homes for people in need, has just revealed five new designs for th...

Photo Credit: Mark Ahsmann, Wikimedia Commons.
June 23, 2014 | Tim McCurley & Stephen Powell, CBRE Healthcare

Now that many of the first-generation IPD projects have been completed, CBRE Healthcare's Tim McCurley and Stephen Po...

David Cyr will helm Lilker's new Lighting Group.
June 23, 2014 | Lilker Associates

New division rounds out building systems services offerings for the Manhattan-based consulting firm.

 

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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June 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The building will rise on the ruins of a 13th-century Christian church that was damaged during WWII and eventually de...

June 23, 2014 | Firestone Building Products

Twenty-five top-performing firms honored as certified contractors.

JW Marriott Indianapolis
June 23, 2014 | Viega

The 34-story JW Marriott is both the largest and tallest hotel in Indianapolis. One of the most prestigious hotels in...

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
June 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Sterling Bay Cos. and Bill Davies' International Property Developers North America partner up for a $500 million rest...

June 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Seventh Heaven complex features a stepped form that will offer stunning views of the Dubai skyline.

HOK's proposal for the Obama Presidential Library integrates the facility into a
June 20, 2014 | HOK

Proposal would locate the library in Chicago's historic Bronzeville neighborhood, aiming for urban revitalization as...

The architects have said that the design is meant to transcend the original purp
June 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

In a competition to design a "Learning Hub" for students at Nanyang University in Singapore, London-based firm Heathe...

The preliminary CBECS report provides general data about the size and number of
June 20, 2014 | U.S. Energy Information Administration

Federal survey project shows that commercial-building floorspace has grown 22% since 2003; energy-use data will be re...

June 20, 2014 | Batson-Cook

Rygiel will be responsible for cultivating and maintaining the contractor's business relationships in the state of Fl...

June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The development's wavy and groovy design promises unobstructed views of the Marmara Sea for every unit.

June 19, 2014 | C.W. Driver

As an expert in design-build projects, Kirby is currently directing several projects, with new and existing clients,...

Chatham Park plan, courtesy Pittsboro.gov
June 19, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The Pittsboro, N.C., Board of Commissioners approved the master plan for Chatham Park, a massive residential and comm...

Old Veterans Administration Hospital in New Orleans. Photo: Karen Apricot via Wi
June 19, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The U.S. Senate reached a compromise deal combining elements of two competing Veterans Administration reform bills th...

Photo: U.S. Department of Agriculture via Wikimedia Commons
June 19, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The U.S. Department of Commerce tentatively agreed to assess tariffs of up to 35% on solar equipment, a move that cou...

Diagram: KarenW via Wikipedia
June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Performance monitoring guidance is a key feature of the document. It provides designers of BAS systems with recommend...

June 19, 2014 | NCARB

A new report from NCARB shows that the median age of people at initial licensure is at a 10 year low.

June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The high-rise development will have a 24,638-sf vertical garden, breaking a Guinness World Record.

Rendering courtesy Walsh Construction
June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Orchards at Orenco, a 57-unit affordable housing complex in Hillsboro, Oregon, is the first of a three-phase, three-b...

June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Walkable communities have a higher GDP, greater wealth, and higher percentages of college grads, according to a new s...

Photo: Sarah Mechling/Perkins Eastman
June 19, 2014 | Perkins Eastman

A new white paper from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America and Perkins Eastman details best design practices for re...

June 18, 2014 |

His 26-plus year history with BSB Design paired with his client relations skills and operational and organizational a...

Photo: Pedro Lopez via Wikimedia Commons
June 18, 2014 | USGBC

In conjunction with the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that six Wor...

The tower, called Polstjrnan, or "The Pole Star," is to be built in Gothenburg,
June 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff
The skyscraper, which will reach 230 meters and is named Polstjärnan, or "The Pole Star," is to be built in Gothenb...
New School of Medicine and Health Sciences Building, University of North Dakota,
June 18, 2014 | JLG Architects

Construction boom fueled by 'shale gale' brings rapid growth to North Dakota firm.

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