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Students use a quiet zone at Falcon Virtual Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., a $1.2 million adaptive reuse of an aging manufacturing warehouse. Home-schooled students, working students, and transitional students can use spaces within the facility when they need to work together on projects or seek instructional support from teachers. DLR Group designed and planned the 20,000-sf facility for 400 students of Falcon School District 49. Photo: ©Ed LaCasse 

K-12 Schools | March 02, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

How the latest design, construction, and teaching concepts are being implemented in the next generation of America’s schools.

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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...

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 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. 

 

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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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...

February 06, 2014 | Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership

The space, backed by The Elijah Interfaith Institute, is meant to "bring about world-changing peace and harmony."

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February 05, 2014 | Morrissey Goodale

In 2013, consultant Morrissey Goodale observed 168 sales of U.S.-based...

February 05, 2014 | ABM

The award is given annually to a business media editor with a proven career record of product quality and high journa...

February 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Recent advancements in structural design, combined with the loosening of density and zoning requirements, has opened...

The centerpiece of the school is the 11-story Lakeside building, which was built
February 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Formerly occupied by IBM, the 11-story Lakeside building is the new home for North Atlanta High School.

February 05, 2014 | Brick Industry Association

Entries open on February 10 for the Brick Industry Association's (BIA) ...

February 05, 2014 | Modular Building Institute

More than 600 developers, contractors, architects, builders, dealers and equipment/service suppliers are expected at...

February 05, 2014 | Hill International

Hill International the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that the company's Board of Direc...

February 05, 2014 | PPG Industries

PPG Industries announced that it has created a new library of  building information and modeling (BIM) files, and tha...

February 05, 2014 | CENTRIA

The Versacor Elite Coating System is a premium metal coating system that provides the highest level of protection in...

February 04, 2014 | International Living Future Institute

The Bechtel Environmental Classroom utilizes solar power, composting toilets, and an energy recovery system, among ot...

February 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Architect Christian Salvati's new structure is just the first step in bringing shipping container construction to New...

February 03, 2014 | Hines

The architect's "rotating cubes" scheme for the 300-unit residential tower beat out design submissions by eight other...

February 03, 2014 | Inside Video Series
The conclusion of "Inside" Valspar illustrates how the company leverages three key values - speed, consistency...
February 03, 2014 | Inside Video Series
This episode of "Inside" Valspar focuses on the teamwork required - from the chemistry lab all the way down to...

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