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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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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.

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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...

70-million electron volt cyclotron 

Healthcare Facilities | October 24, 2016 | Viega

The 70 MeV, 140-ton cyclotron was manufactured by Ion Beam Applications (IBA) in Belgium. 

Coatings | October 24, 2016 | Jeff Alexander |

The exterior transformation of the Maryland home used aluminum Opaline metal panels from ATAS International, Inc., co...

Spending on Construction Put in Place has almost completely recovered from the hit it took during the recession. But spending in the Education sector continues to be well below its latest peak. Image: JLL 

School Construction | October 23, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Post-recession slump suggests a settling in at a “normal” level similar to the mid aughts.

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