OMA unveils design for the Netherland’s largest hotel

Once completed, and if approved, the structure will add three stacked cubes to the Amsterdam skyline. Renderings courtesy OMA

Hotel Facilities | April 29, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Once completed, and if approved, the structure will add three stacked cubes to the Amsterdam skyline.

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April 08, 2014 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Of the up-and-coming AEC professionals to be named to the class of 2014, 10 make their living as engineers.

All renderings, plans: courtesy Payette and Northeastern University
April 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building is designed to maximize potential of serendipitous meeting...

Wyatt Frantom, Associate and Senior Architectural Designer, Gensler, Los Angeles
April 07, 2014 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Of the up-and-coming AEC professionals to be named 40 Under 40 winners by the editors of Building Design+Construction...

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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April 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The standard answers such questions as: Should the measurements of a building’s area used in the equation to derive e...

Photo: courtesy LBNL
April 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A new report from LBNL says that white roofs are three times more effective than green roofs at “cooling the globe.”...

April 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The district’s intent to use natural features to absorb stormwater reflects an urban trend that other cities includin...

 

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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April 04, 2014 | SchenkelShultz Architecture

As the centerpiece of the 45-acre campus, which is its first phase of a planned 215-acre mixed-use development, the 1...

Photo: courtesy CBRE Healthcare
April 02, 2014 | Mike Denney, Managing Director, CBRE Healthcare

A growing number of healthcare organizations are moving to an integrated real estate model in an effort to better man...

The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C
April 02, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Aligning thermal breaks and applying air barriers are among the top design and installation tricks recommended by bui...

ESIF merges three very specialized components: an ultra-energy efficient workpla
April 02, 2014 | SmithGroupJJR

NREL's Energy Systems Integration Facility takes top honors in R&D Magazine's 48th annual lab design awards. 

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April 02, 2014 | Autodesk

The Autodesk InfraWorks 360 family of offerings now includes enhanced roads and highways capabilities, better represe...

April 02, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor

This course covers life cycle assessment, color selection, emissions, durability, resilience, corrosion resistance, s...

April 01, 2014 | Georgia-Pacific

Thanks to Georgia-Pacific LLC’s acquisition of Temple-Inland Building Products, its Georgia-Pacific Gypsum division i...

Renderings: courtesy H&S International
April 01, 2014 | BD+C Staff

When completed, PhoenixMart will be one of the largest single-level trade centers in the U.S. 

April 01, 2014 | USITT
Seabury Hall Creative Arts Center, a prep-school performing arts center on Maui in Hawaii, received the United Stat...
March 31, 2014 | Plaza Construction

EKO Flood Protection created a flood prevention solution for one of New York City's largest office buildings, 55 Wate...

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March 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Solar panels may soon be installed on the face of Big Ben in London as part of the U.K.'s initiatives to reach its gr...

March 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Even before the St. Denys-du-Plateau Church was converted into a library, it was an unusual building, with a towering...

Having the correct model views loaded and visibility settings adjusted prior to
March 31, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Process mapping, split models, and streamlined coordination meetings are among the timesaving techniques AEC firms ar...

Channel glass creates a curving faade. Photo: Technical Glass Products
March 30, 2014 | Technical Glass Products This is sponsored content

The new Bradford West Gwillimbury Leisure Centre features a 1,400-sf serpentine channel glass wall that delivers dram...

March 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Bristol-based artist Luke Jerram hopes that the temporary installation, once funded, will encourage the public to thi...

March 27, 2014 | NKBA

Work on multifamily housing projects? Here are the top kitchen and bath design trends, according to a survey of more...

High Plains Equipment sells and services Case IH agricultural equipment at its n
March 27, 2014 | Star Building Systems This is sponsored content

High Plains Equipment, a Case IH dealership in Devils Lake, N.D., constructs a larger facility to better serve its cu...

March 26, 2014 | Callison

Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainable design techniques...

Hadid calls the plaza a "green oasis" in the midst of the urban Dongdaemun distr
March 26, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The new space, the Dongdaemun Design Plaza, is a blend of park and cultural spaces meant for the public to enjoy.

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March 26, 2014 | Lockheed Martin

The facility will host advanced R&D in emerging technology areas like 3D printing, energetics, thermal sciences,...

Sydney's new Goods Line will be built in two stages, the first of which is set t
March 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 500-meter-long park will feature bike paths, study pods, and outdoor workspaces.

28 lbs. per sf SLENDERWALL panels
March 25, 2014 | SLENDERWALL This is sponsored content

After decades of wear, the hand-laid brick envelope of the Johns Hopkins nine-story Nelson/Harvey inpatient facility...

March 25, 2014 | Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (SGH), an ENR 500, award-winning, national engineering firm, is pleased to announce...

March 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The design duo discusses the founding of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architects and the design of the next world's tal...

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