4 ways cold-climate cities can make the most of their waterfronts

Lower Yonge project in Toronto. Image: Chris Foyd courtesy Perkins+Will

Smart and Resilient Cities | May 28, 2015 | Noah Friedman | Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings

Though cold-climate cities pose a unique challenge for waterfront development, with effective planning waterfront cities with freezing winter months can still take advantage of the spaces year-round.

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June 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Phoenix Towers are expected to reach 1 km, the same height as Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill's Kingdom Tower, but w...

M-1 streetcar line, Detroit. Credit: Anderson Illustration | Brookings Instituti
June 16, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

A new Brookings Institution study records the emergence of “competitive places that are also cool spaces.”

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June 16, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A bipartisan proposal from U.S. Reps. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., and Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., would make roof replacement cost l...

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 13, 2014 | Gilbane Building Company

Gilbane Building company hires new president and COO

June 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Dangerous by Design, an annual study of the dangers American pedestrians face, has been published for 2014. The study...

June 13, 2014 | Lynne Fort, Associate Editor, and JBRC

John Burns Real Estate Consulting ranks the top 25 housing amenities by generation, based on feedback from more than...

 

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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June 13, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

The glass-and-steel pavilion's spiral structure acts as a storytelling device for the company's history.

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June 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has created the first standards to compare services of the w...

June 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The planned site is a natural landscape among redwood trees with views over Monterey Bay, a site that the architects...

June 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Constructing a concrete dome is a costly process, but this may change soon. A team from the Vienna University of Tech...

June 12, 2014 | SmithGroup JJR

With the construction of the LEED-NC Platinum Oakland University Human Health Building, constructed in Rochester, Mic...

June 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Winners were awarded $4,000 and a trip to Cersaie, the annual tile exhibition held in Bologna, Italy. Projects were l...

Jevon Carrington and Leila Schey, both Architectural Designers in Genslers Wash
June 11, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

In search of a fast rendering solution, Gensler looked to the gaming and moviemaking industries for the next breakthr...

June 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff |

A new development in New York's historic Sugar Hill district nears completion, designed to be an icon for the neighbo...

June 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff | New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

A plan to revitalize New Orleans' Convention Center moves forward after Louisiana governor signs bill.

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June 11, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

Today's technologies allow us to work anywhere. So why come to an office at all? Herman Miller has an answer.

June 11, 2014 | Plaza Construction

Slated for completion in 2015, both the seven-story, 275,141 square-foot One Ocean and six-story, 190,654 square-foot...

AkzoNobel's Human Cities initiative commits to improving, energizing and regener
June 11, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

Dutch company AkzoNobel is partnering with Rem Koolhaas' firm OMA to study how the application of colorful paints and...

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June 11, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

California-based Esri, a supplier of GIS software, created a nifty interactive map that gives viewers a satellite per...

Renderings courtesy Eindhoven University of Technology / www.StrusturalIce.com
June 10, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Associate Editor

"Sagrada Familia in Ice" will be built with a mixture of wooden fibers and plain ice that is three times stronger tha...

June 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Roof window manufacturer Fakro offers a skylight window system that quickly converts into an open-air balcony.

June 10, 2014 | Magnusson Architecture and Planning

Selis Manor is the first government-funded residence for the vision-impaired and disabled in New York City. MAP’s des...

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June 09, 2014 | Green Building Initiative

The new program focuses exclusively on the sustainable design and construction of interior spaces in nonresidential b...

Ground cafe at Yale University, New Haven, Conn., by Bentel and Bentel Architect
June 09, 2014 | AIA

Yale's funky new Ground café and a pavilion made from 53,780 recycled plastic bottles are among the nation's best new...

Credit: The Broad and Diller Scofidio + Renfro
June 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The museum, meant to hold Eli and Edythe Borad's collection of contemporary art, is suing the German company Seele fo...

June 09, 2014 | SSOE

SSOE’s Board of Directors announced that it has selected Bob Howell to be the next President and CEO of the engineeri...

The city of Buffalo hired a team of professionals to execute assessments for mor
Smart and Resilient Cities | June 08, 2014 | Joseph Cassata, AIA, CannonDesign

Over the past few years, Buffalo has developed a cutting-edge facility management program to ensure it's utilizing it...

June 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

AT Design Office has proposed a design for a floating city to offset increasing urban populations in China. To create...

Renderings: courtesy Related Companies
June 06, 2014 | Related Companies

Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group are teaming to develop Fifty Five Hudson Yards, the latest addition to...

June 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

In Seville, Spain, architectural firms Hombre de Piedra and Buró4 have designed and completed a cruise ship terminal...

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