Polish architect designs modular ‘kids city’ kindergarten using shipping container frames

The complex will be filled with terraces and gardens where children can learn basic biology. All renderings courtesy Adam Wiercinski Architecture.

K-12 Schools | February 25, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Forget the retrofit of a shipping container into a building for one moment. Designboom showcases the plans of Polish architect Adam Wiercinski to use just the recycled frames of containers to construct a “kids city.”

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February 17, 2014 | Stanley Consultants

The purpose of National Engineers Week is to call attention to the contributions that engineers make to society, and...

February 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

State and city officials are pushing for increased bonding capacity to pay for the storm shelters.

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Vendor-neutral publication examines aspects of the popular power usage effectiveness (PUE) metric.

What do our builders want? From my standpoint, they want faster more accurate deliverables. They want their drawings more complete, and they want their steel delivered on time and correctly detailed.

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Mohamed A. ElGawady, associate professor of civil, architectural and environ
February 14, 2014 | Missouri S&T

Research could lead to blocks that use waste material and have seismic and insulating benefits.

The pinwheel is driven by hidden microphones and connected motors.
February 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The proposed design for the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History features a 10-foot pinwheel that can be activated by...

February 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Mill Junction will house up to 370 students and is supported by 50-year-old grain silos.

 

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 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Rupp Arena will get a 40-foot high glass façade and a new concourse, but will retain many of its iconic design elemen...

RMIT University's Design Hub, Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Neal Jennings
February 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

In this special five-part report, Building Design+Construction explores how Building Teams throughout the wo...

Husqvarnas DXR140 demolition robot in action. The robot shown here is controlle
February 14, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

Building Teams across the globe are employing advanced robotics to simplify what is inherently a complex, messy proce...

February 13, 2014 | LargaVista

The site is located at the gateway to the booming SoHo retail market, where Class A office space is scarce yet highly...

February 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The bunker, which sat empty for over 60 years after WWII, now uses sustainable technology and will provide power to a...

February 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The curved campus will consist of four different buildings, one exclusively for amenities like a coffee bar, bike sho...

The Americas Prize is awarded to the best architectural work in the Americas com
February 12, 2014 | IIT College of Architecture

Awarded biennially with a $50,000 prize, the program will recognize the most distinguished architectural works built...

Sasaki Associates used detailed network visualizations like this traffic flow pa
February 12, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

There are literally hundreds of applications for deep analytics in planning and design projects, not to mention the m...

Photoshop CC supports the most popular desktop 3D printers, such as the MakerBot
February 11, 2014 | Adobe

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

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
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-...

February 10, 2014 | Sherwin-Williams

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

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-e...

February 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

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

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
February 10, 2014 | Architecture Design Collaborative

Today, Architecture Design Collaborative officially announces the launch of its firm providing a full range of archit...

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...

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

Among the honorees is past BD+C "40 Under 40" winner Gregory Chang of Wilmot San
February 07, 2014 | AIA

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

February 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

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

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...

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

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