Seattle gets a peak at Amazon’s latest plans for its downtown complex

Renderings courtesy Graphite Design Group

Office Building Design | January 26, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The online retailer is seeking permits to build on a fourth city block that would include 835,200 sf of office space.

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December 10, 2014 | 3XN

Designed by 3XN, the new headquarters is located within a park on the shores of Lake Geneva and adjacent to historic Château de Vidy, which has bee...

December 10, 2014 | CannonDesign

The merger also extends CannonDesign’s presence in the markets Astorino currently serves, namely Pittsburgh and Abu Dhabi.

Photo: Mortenson Construction

Photo: Mortenson Construction

December 10, 2014 | University of Colorado Boulder

A study by engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder found that prefab approaches on the new Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver cut 72 workdays...

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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December 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Babina has adapted quotes from famous names such as Frank Lloyd Wright, Alvar Aalto, and Mies Van Der Rohe.

Renderings: Steven Holl Architects

Renderings: Steven Holl Architects

December 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Steven Holl's design for the new wing features a reflective pool that will generate energy.

Photo courtesy Thomas Leth-Olsen/Flickr

Photo courtesy Thomas Leth-Olsen/Flickr

December 09, 2014 | Associated Builders and Contractors

In his latest report, ABC's Chief Economist Anirban Basu forecasts nonresidential construction spending to expand by roughly 7.5% next year, led by...

Photo credit: International Concept Management

Photo credit: International Concept Management

December 09, 2014 | International Concept Management

The aquarium, designed and built by International Concept Management, is a staggering 23 meters tall and is viewable from all four levels of Europe...

December 09, 2014 | UC Merced

The award brings the campus total for LEED certifications through the U.S. Green Building Council to 13, with its newest building under constructio...

Photo: WorldViz

Photo: WorldViz

December 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

High-speed rendering software, custom APIs, virtual reality tools, and BIM workflow tips were among the hottest BIM/VDC topics in 2014. 

Photo: David Barista

Photo: David Barista

December 08, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The market outlook is brighter for U.S. architecture, engineering, and construction companies, with a majority of AEC firms reporting higher revenu...

Photo: Greg O'Beirne via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Greg O'Beirne via Wikimedia Commons

December 08, 2014 | Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

Containing more than 180,000 LEGO bricks in 11 colors and 120 different shapes, the model measures eight by four feet and is made entirely of stand...

Three new additions to Page: Barbara Maloney, Dan Kenney, and Michael Smiley.

Three new additions to Page: Barbara Maloney, Dan Kenney, and Michael Smiley.

December 08, 2014 | Page

Page expanded its urban design and urban/campus planning capabilities through the acquisition of BMS Design Group.

Renderings courtesy Moshe Safdie

Renderings courtesy Moshe Safdie

December 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A new addition to Singapore's Changi Airport, designed by Moshe Safdie, will feature a waterfall and extensive indoor gardens.

December 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed by Holl and BNIM, the 65,000-sf facility will function as an interactive space, where artists and the community can come together.

Finalist: GH-121371443. Rendering: Malcolm Reading Consultants

Finalist: GH-121371443. Rendering: Malcolm Reading Consultants

December 08, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
December 06, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new CBRE survey finds that what Millennials expect and need from offices doesn’t vary drastically from tenured employees.

Photo courtesy Ken Nakagaki

Photo courtesy Ken Nakagaki

December 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Design student Ken Nakagaki has adapted a device to work with CAD software to replicate digital files on paper.

December 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Dumpsters tend to be seen as necessary evils of city life, but John H. Locke and Joaquin Reyes wanted New York City's residents to think about them...

Photo: Hlecroy via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Hlecroy via Wikimedia Commons

December 05, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

City officials say the flurry of apartment construction over the past year has strained resources, including public services and infrastructure. ...

Photo: Panek via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Panek via Wikimedia Commons

December 05, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Recent airport designs are bigger and much more efficient, based on a look at recent projects in Mexico City, London, and China.

December 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Just under 10 miles away from Singapore, Funtasy Island (yes, that's the real name) is a resort tucked away in the mangrove islands of the Riau arc...

December 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Westminster Council has approved a £175 million 'Garden Bridge' that will allow pedestrian traffic only. There has been some controversy about this...

Shanghai Tower. Photo: Yhz1221 via Wikimedia Commons

Shanghai Tower. Photo: Yhz1221 via Wikimedia Commons

December 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

This year has seen the completion of many signature tall buildings, including the One World Trade Center. ...

December 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The report projects a future where highways will be made from self-healing, glow-in-the-dark materials and will be governed by sophisticated techno...

December 03, 2014 | The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

The agreement represents over a decade of negotiations, bringing cross-border recognition of professional credentials from concept to reality in th...

December 03, 2014 | AIA Foundation

Chicago, Dallas, and Pittsburgh are among the U.S. cities to join the 100 Resilient Cities Challenge, pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation.

A efficient cooling system that draws water from the Chicago River was one of th

A efficient cooling system that draws water from the Chicago River was one of the components that earned the River City condo co

December 02, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

River City in Chicago is one of 17 existing multifamily properties to earn Energy Star certification, which became available to this sector on Sept...

Renderings of how shipping containers will form a 12,000-sf retail district call

Renderings of how shipping containers will form a 12,000-sf retail district called C1TYblox within the 19-acre campus of oneC1TY

December 02, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

OneC1TY, a healthcare- and technology-focused community under construction on 18.7 acres near Nashville, Tenn., will include a mini retail district...

December 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The list includes both additions to existing structures and entirely new buildings, from Frank Gehry's Foundation Louis Vuitton in Paris to Shigeru...

U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Census Bureau

December 02, 2014 | Associated Builders and Contractors

This month's increase in nonresidential construction spending is far more consistent with the anecdotal information floating around the industry, s...

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