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Government Buildings | December 01, 2016 | Bob Peck | GenslerOn

Government work settings ranked the lowest in their effectiveness across the four work modes: focus (individual) work, collaboration, socializing (informal gathering that fosters trust and teamwork) and learning.

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Market Data | October 31, 2016 | ABC

The acceleration in real GDP growth was driven by a combination of factors, including an upturn in exports, a smaller...

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Building Team | October 31, 2016 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

All but four owners/developers on the list are located in the United Arab Emirates, China, or Hong Kong.

Rendering for the new Afganistan International Organization for Migration.

Healthcare Facilities | October 31, 2016 | Cannon Design Blog | Michael McManus

The communications challenges don’t even begin to compare to the inherent challenges of designing for a developing na...

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Mixed-Use | October 31, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Among the compromises, the 8150 Sunset Blvd. project will see its tallest residential tower reduced by 56 feet.

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High-rise Construction | October 28, 2016 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

Only one firm has worked on more than 10 of the world’s 100 tallest buildings.

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Market Data | October 28, 2016 | Rider Levett Bucknall

Rider Levett Bucknall’s Third Quarter 2016 USA Construction Cost Report puts the complete spectrum of construction se...

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Multifamily Housing | October 28, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The British automaker will partner with G and G Business Developments on the waterfront project.

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High-rise Construction | October 27, 2016 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

The top firm worked on over three times as many of the tallest buildings as the second place firm on the list.

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Urban Planning | October 27, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Drivers are worried the move will cause an increase in traffic congestion.

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Cultural Facilities | October 27, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The futuristic curves that have become a staple for ZHA-designed buildings are also on full display.

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Urban Planning | October 27, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Construction on the $130 million project can now proceed as planned.

Applying modern energy codes to building envelope retrofits [AIA course]

Roofing contractors apply insulation to an existing building. Building Teams should review the potential for increased moisture accumulation, condensation, and freeze-thaw before routinely adding insulation to older buildings. Photos courtesy Hoffmann Architects

Green | October 27, 2016 | Bradley T. Carmichael, PE

When applying current energy codes to existing buildings, a number of issues arise, particularly where the building e...

Ultima® Total Acoustics™ ceiling panels (foreground) absorb noise in the lobby of the Inova Women’s and Children’s Hospital and prevent it from traveling into adjacent spaces. The MetalWorks™ RH200 ceiling panels (background) in a warm, wood-look finish impart a welcoming quality to the space while providing added noise control.
Healthcare Facilities | October 26, 2016 | Armstrong Ceilings

A myriad of acoustical ceiling solutions aid in patient comfort and recuperation.

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Codes and Standards | October 26, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Only 4% of projects have met the 70% energy savings target.

Office Building Design | October 26, 2016 | LPA Blog | Karen Thomas, CID / LEED AP BD+C

With a continued focus on providing more with less, companies across all industries are continually driving their wor...

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Wood | October 26, 2016 | Mark Halverson |

Fast-rising designers Ben Kasdan and Blake Jackson offer candid perspectives from both coasts on the merits—and chall...

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High-rise Construction | October 26, 2016 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

The top firm has worked on almost one-fifth of the 100 tallest buildings in the world.

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Office Building Design | October 26, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The office is located in Moscow’s southern district.

The 450,000-sf Jerome L. Greene Science Center, which opens officially next spring, is the centerpiece of Columbia University's 17-acre, $6.3 billion Manhattanville campus in New York. This campus's design and programming emphasize the university's connection to the surrounding neighborhood.  Image: BD+C

University Buildings | October 25, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Transparency to the surrounding community played a big role in the campus’s design.

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Codes and Standards | October 25, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

According to advocates, communities should consider increased resiliency.

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 work...

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High-rise Construction | October 25, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Residents are beginning to question if the tower, which exists in a major earthquake fault zone, is safe.

Multifamily Housing | October 25, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Lumiere Developments says the building will generate enough energy to offer residents ‘Free Energy For Life.’

Drones | October 25, 2016 | Doug Clark |

People in the construction business are finding all sorts of great applications for drones, including the inspection...

Roofing | October 24, 2016 | Duro-Last

Designers for the project initially thought patching and repairs would be sufficient for the 35-year-old, 17,000 squa...

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Codes and Standards | October 24, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Commercial and residential structures are both included in the total.

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Codes and Standards | October 24, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The 2016 list bears a strong resemblance to the 2015 list.

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Market Data | October 24, 2016 | Dodge Data & Analytics

Dodge Outlook Report predicts moderate growth for most project types – single family housing, commercial and institut...

Architects | October 24, 2016 | AAP

The AAP recognizes the most outstanding architecture worldwide across three disciplines: architecture, interior desig...

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