Massive windmill will double as mixed-use entertainment tower in Rotterdam

Using a technology developed at Delft Technical University, the windmill generates energy by harnessing the movement of charged water droplets in the wind. Renderings courtesy Dutch Windwheel Corporation

Industrial Facility | February 27, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The 571-foot structure will house apartments, a hotel, restaurants, even a roller coaster.

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The building site is located in a historic area of Philadelphia, which factors i
February 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Philadelphia Art Commission has suggested some significant changes to the design by Robert A.M. Stern Architects,...

Ann&RobertH.LurieChildren'sHospital, Chicago
February 18, 2014 | Mortenson Construction

Providers are excited about opportunities to address long-term health issues in the U.S., but worries about the trans...

Downloaded by thousands: This popular report addresses the inherited costs of the design-bid-build process, as related to the often mission-critical stage of steel joist and deck design. 

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February 18, 2014 | CertainTeed Ceilings

The system’s unique perforated surface reduces reverberation time and increases speech intelligibility—an ideal solut...

February 17, 2014 | SmithGroupJJR

Carl Roehling, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, president & CEO of SmithGroupJJR, has been appointed to serve on the Joint Com...

February 17, 2014 | Firestone Building Products

Annual Awards Recognize Firms for Excellence in Commercial and Industrial Roofing Installations

 

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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17 John was designed by Winka Dubbeldam.
February 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Want to own a piece of Manhattan hotel real estate? Developer Rodrigo Nino is inviting individual investors to put up...

February 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Using weather forecasts to predict outdoor temperature changes can lead to significant energy savings, exceeding 10%,...

February 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The project is $100 million over budget and has missed its scheduled completion date.

February 17, 2014 | Green Building Initiative

The Green Building Initiative™ (GBI) announced today that between Feb. 13 and April 15 it will provide free access to...

February 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

OSHA says the rules will protect workers and prevent 700 fatalities annually. Others say the rules would hurt busines...

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.

February 14, 2014 |

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

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.

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...

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