5 ingredients of successful mall design

Westfield Galleria at Roseville, near Sacramento, Calif., features an expanded indoor/outdoor promenade that became a centerpiece of a multimillion renovation led by architect Gensler and Westfield Design. That renovation increased the mall’s annual traffic by 46% and created a “brand” that more shoppers could relate to and want to frequent. Photo: Gensler/Sherman Takata

Retail Centers | May 26, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Entertainment, dining, and leisure components, plus the latest technology, are now crucial to making these centers a regular part of customers’ lives.   

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Beijing National Stadium. Photo: Peter23 via Wikipedia
May 08, 2014 | Banagher Precast Concrete UK

UK precast concrete maker Banagher, which specializes in precast stadia solutions, has assembled a list of the world'...

May 07, 2014 | Las Vegas SC2 Challenge

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman wants your economic development ideas for remaking four areas within the city, includ...

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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May 07, 2014 | GRAPHISOFT

GRAPHISOFT announced the latest version of its BIM software solution for architects and designers. ArchiCAD 18 now ha...

Screen shot from "Beyond: Memoirs In A Time Lapse," by Beno Saradzic
May 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Seven-minute video offers a time-lapse trip through the built environments of Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

The Triple Five Group has now signed an agreement with the Bergen County Buildin
May 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

After a decade of false starts and mishaps, the American Dream mall in the Meadowlands may finally get built.

 

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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Photo credit: Melissa Lukenbaugh Photography, courtesy of KSQ Architects
May 06, 2014 | KSQ Architects 

Creating a dining experience for the modern millennial requires not only a deep knowledge of good design, but also an...

May 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff
Some of the apartments in the new River City development will protrude from the building at different lengths, crea...
Federal Center South Building 1202, Seattle, Wash. Photo: Benjamin Benschneider,
May 05, 2014 | U.S. General Services Administration

Seattle's Federal Center South Building 1202 and the U.S. Courthouse in Austin are among the 2014 GSA Design Award wi...

May 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

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

Image: Paul.H via Wikimedia Commons
May 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

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

Photo: Bidgee via Wikimedia Commons
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...

Fire-rated glass floor system study area. Photo: courtesy TGP
May 03, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

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...

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...

Photo: US Army via Wikimedia Commons
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...

Illustration: Arup
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...

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