How your firm can help struggling colleges and universities meet their building project goals

Keene (N.H.) State College hopes to meet the high standards of the AIA Architecture 2030 Challenge with a planned 350-bed living/learning residence hall, currently under design by Perkins+Will. Colleges and universities are using their construction projects to make important statements about their institutional goals and aspirations. Rendering courtesy Perkins+Will

University Buildings | May 19, 2015 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Building Teams that want to succeed in the higher education market have to help their clients find new funding sources, control costs, and provide the maximum value for every dollar.

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May 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Introduced in August 2013, the proposal would lower allowable levels of crystalline silica in all workplaces, standar...

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May 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

California’s recent revisions to Title 24 contain ambitious performance goals: all residential buildings must be Zero...

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May 03, 2014 | Curtis Skolnick and Charles Black, CBRE Healthcare

Money continues to be scarce, yet U.S. health systems need to invest and re-invest in their physical future. Healthca...

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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Fire-rated glass floor system study area. Photo: courtesy TGP
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In implementing Northwestern University’s Engineering Life Sciences infill design, Flad Architects faced the challeng...

May 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Construction giant will pay a $55 million forfeiture after pleading guilty to a charge of arranging inflated subcontr...

The Tree, on Bergen, Norway's, waterfront, will consist of wood structural modul
May 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A 14-story luxury apartment block in central Bergen, Norway, will be the world's tallest timber-framed multifamily pr...

 

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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Vegetables, hops and herbs will be grown on the outside of the building, then ha
May 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

France has presented its design for Expo Milano 2015 in Milan—its representative building will be covered in gardens...

May 02, 2014 | USGBC

The list of the top 10 countries for LEED reflects the global adaptability of the world’s most widely used and recogn...

This 20-foot fixture, billed as the world's largest outdoor chandelier, is the c
May 02, 2014 | BD+C staff

Streetscape project includes monumental gateway portals, LED signage, and a new plaza, fire pit, sidewalk café, and a...

The new University Student Union at California State University San Marcos featu
May 01, 2014 | PCL Construction

The new 89,000-sf University Student Union at CSUSM features a massive, open-air amphitheater, student activity cente...

The Anaheim (Calif.) Regional Transportation Intermodal Center, designed by HOK,
May 01, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Thom Mayne's Perot Museum of Nature and Science and Anaheim's new intermodal center are among the 2014 AIA TAP BIM Aw...

May 01, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Clei Ecooking kitchen, recently rolled out at Milan's Salone de Mobile furnitur...

The Hive-Inn was designed as an entry in the 2014 Radical Innovation Awards comp
April 30, 2014 | Lynne Fort, Associate Digital Editor

Hong Kong-based OVA envisions a shipping-container hotel, where rooms could be removed at will and designed by advert...

The GSA Regional Office and Cotton Annex in Southwest Washington, D.C., is being
April 30, 2014 | GSA

The GSA has issued an RFQ seeking developers who can provide construction and development services in exchange for th...

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April 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Army would see the sharpest cuts on a percentage basis, with a $578 million, or 52% reduction in FY 2015.

The plans for Chaoyang Park Plaza were floated two years ago, and now the design
April 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Construction work has begun on the 120,000-sm mixed-use development, which was envisioned by MAD architects as a mode...

60 Richmond East Housing Co-Operative in Toronto, designed by Teeple Architects.
April 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff and RAIC

The conversion of a Mies van der Rohe-designed gas station and North Vancouver City Hall are among the recently compl...

The free tool provides real-time data visualization for each state. Here is the
April 29, 2014 | USGBC

The online data visualization resource highlights green building data for each state and Washington, D.C.

The Big U is one of 10 entries in the Rebuild by Design competition. Renderings
April 29, 2014 | Lynne Fort, Associate Digital Editor

Bjarke Ingels' proposed design for the Rebuild by Design competition adapts a key design principle in ship building t...

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Smart and Resilient Cities | April 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

From vertical farming to glowing trees (yes, glowing trees), Arup engineers imagine the future of green infrastructur...

April 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Architectural League Prize, created in 1981, "recognizes exemplary and provocative work by young practitioners an...

LEGO Architecture has released a replica of the not-yet-built LEGO museum, desig
April 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

LEGO Architecture has created a box set that customers can use to build replicas of the LEGO Museum, which is not yet...

April 24, 2014 | Pfeiffer Partners Architects 

The program for the three-story building will include a dance/performance studio, five dance studios, instructional c...

Sasaki's MyCampus interactive mapping program
April 23, 2014 | Chris Sgarzi, Sasaki Associates

Advanced methods of data collection, applied both prior to design and after opening, are bringing a new focus to the...

April 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The American Institute of Architects' Committee on the Environment has selected the top ten examples of sustainable a...

B2 rendering, copyright SHoP
April 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

At 32 stories, the B2 residential tower at Atlantic Yards has been widely lauded as a bellwether for modular construc...

Archibot, by Han Seok Nam courtesy ArchDaily
April 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Archibot is intended to take technical data and translate it into full-scale physical markings on construction si...

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April 23, 2014 | AIA

The March ABI score was 48.8, down sharply from a mark of 50.7 in February. This score reflects a decrease in design...

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For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High School in Norridge, Ill., the design team...

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