Breaking out of the box: Pirbright Institute’s radical approach to biocontainment facility design

Warm materials, splashes of color, pleasing proportions, and lively design elements combine to create an informal, nonscientific aesthetic for the facility. The lab wings are clad in Siberian larch timber articulated by punched windows with colorful surrounds. Photo: © Dan Schwalm, courtesy HDR Architecture

Public Health Labs | January 29, 2015 | David Barista, Editorial Director

The novel scheme turns the typical containment lab building inside out, placing the high-containment spaces at the perimeter to provide researchers with daylight and views.

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Photoshop CC supports the most popular desktop 3D printers, such as the MakerBot

Photoshop CC supports the most popular desktop 3D printers, such as the MakerBot Replicator.

February 11, 2014 | Adobe

Available as part of an update to Photoshop Creative Cloud, the tool enables users to easily and reliably build, refine, preview, prepare, and prin...

February 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Located in the Netherlands, the project was designed to promote a healthier lifestyle. 

The Fashion Outlets of Chicago, designed by RTKL and KA, combine high-end and mi

The Fashion Outlets of Chicago, designed by RTKL and KA, combine high-end and mid-price stores in a upscale environment. Jazzy e

February 11, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Generic ‘boxes’ and indifferent service won’t cut it with today’s savvy shoppers. Retailers are seeking a technology-rich-but-handmade vibe, plus g...

Morton Buildings is the national leader in custom post-frame construction. With an expansive network of resources and an ongoing commitment to innovation within the industry, Morton has earned its reputation that has lasted for generations.

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February 10, 2014 | Sherwin-Williams

Sherwin-Williams recognized its top product partners at the company’s annual Vendor of the Year Awards ceremony, held at the Paint Stores Group 201...

February 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Freddie Mac will gather data on energy and water use from property owners, and encourage lenders to spend on energy-efficient investments for multi...

February 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Architecture firm Brisac Gonzalez says that the design "will introdu...

February 10, 2014 | Kalwall Corporation

Kalwall's new photo gallery of Walkways and Canopies offers some of the latest examples of design uses. 

Craig Chinn, founder of Architecture Design Collaborative, was previously an ass

Craig Chinn, founder of Architecture Design Collaborative, was previously an associate principal leading national retail efforts

February 10, 2014 | Architecture Design Collaborative

Today, Architecture Design Collaborative officially announces the launch of its firm providing a full range of architecture and interior design ser...

February 10, 2014 | Ball State University

To best serve the industry, Ball State University has organized a single day conference in which participants will be able to exchange technical no...

Using EnergyPlus, AEC professionals can model heating, cooling, lighting, ventil

Using EnergyPlus, AEC professionals can model heating, cooling, lighting, ventilation, and other energy flows.

February 07, 2014 | Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

The update will allow a larger ecosystem of developers to contribute updates to the code in order to improve performance and decrease the time requ...

Among the honorees is past BD+C "40 Under 40" winner Gregory Chang of Wilmot San

Among the honorees is past BD+C "40 Under 40" winner Gregory Chang of Wilmot Sanz Architecture + Planning.

February 07, 2014 | AIA

The AIA College of Fellows is an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the architectural profession.

Steve Pellegren has been promoted to EVP of Bernards.

Steve Pellegren has been promoted to EVP of Bernards.

February 07, 2014 |
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February 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Sixteen years ago, the Los Angeles City Council decided against requiring retrofits of existing buildings because of the projected cost and the thr...

The steel framework for the 216,500-sf complex is complete, and work on the exterior is well under way. Photo: Zaha Hadid Archi

February 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Like a crystalline form still in the state of expansion, the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center will rise from the desert in drama...

The 65,000-sf boarding area houses 10 gates for United Airlines. Photos courtesy

The 65,000-sf boarding area houses 10 gates for United Airlines. Photos courtesy Gensler and SFO International Airport

February 06, 2014 | Gensler

The new terminal features a yoga room, award-winning arts program, and an interactive play area for kids.

February 06, 2014 | Bluebeam

This week, Bluebeam® Software, leading developer of PDF-based markup, measurement and collaboration solutions for design, construction and other te...

February 06, 2014 | Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership

The space, backed by The Elijah Interfaith Institute, is meant to "bring about world-changing peace and harmony."

February 05, 2014 | Morrissey Goodale

In 2013, consultant Morrissey Goodale observed 168 sales of U.S.-based architecture and engineering (...

February 05, 2014 | ABM

The award is given annually to a business media editor with a proven career record of product quality and high journalistic standards.

Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and James KM Cheng Architects, the 49-story Beach & Howe Tower in Vancouver features a twisting,

February 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Recent advancements in structural design, combined with the loosening of density and zoning requirements, has opened the door for the so-called "su...

The centerpiece of the school is the 11-story Lakeside building, which was built

The centerpiece of the school is the 11-story Lakeside building, which was built in 1977. Photo courtesy Atlanta Public Schools

February 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Formerly occupied by IBM, the 11-story Lakeside building is the new home for North Atlanta High School.

February 05, 2014 | Brick Industry Association

Entries open on February 10 for the Brick Industry Association's (BIA) Brick i...

February 05, 2014 | Modular Building Institute

More than 600 developers, contractors, architects, builders, dealers and equipment/service suppliers are expected at the event, slated for March 21...

February 05, 2014 | Hill International

Hill International the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that the company's Board of Directors has approved a leadership...

February 05, 2014 | PPG Industries

PPG Industries announced that it has created a new library of  building information and modeling (BIM) files, and that architects and specifiers ca...

February 05, 2014 | CENTRIA

The Versacor Elite Coating System is a premium metal coating system that provides the highest level of protection in the harshest climatic or envir...

February 04, 2014 | International Living Future Institute

The Bechtel Environmental Classroom utilizes solar power, composting toilets, and an energy recovery system, among other sustainable strategies, to...

February 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Architect Christian Salvati's new structure is just the first step in bringing shipping container construction to New Haven, Conn.

February 03, 2014 | Hines

The architect's "rotating cubes" scheme for the 300-unit residential tower beat out design submissions by eight other prominent firms, including Ad...

February 03, 2014 | Inside Video Series
This episode of "Inside" Valspar focuses on the teamwork required - from the chemistry lab all the way down to...

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