4 ways cold-climate cities can make the most of their waterfronts

Lower Yonge project in Toronto. Image: Chris Foyd courtesy Perkins+Will

Smart and Resilient Cities | May 28, 2015 | Noah Friedman | Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings

Though cold-climate cities pose a unique challenge for waterfront development, with effective planning waterfront cities with freezing winter months can still take advantage of the spaces year-round.

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A design team featuring Daniel Libeskind and Gail Dexter-Lord has won a competition with its design for the Canadian...

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The ARIA Sky Suites in Las Vegas and the Lenox Hotel in Boston are among the 10 most popular hotels (according to use...

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May 12, 2014 | AIA

The winners include two dramatic conversions of historic YMCA buildings into modern, affordable multifamily complexes...

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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On the five-acre site of a former cotton gin, the High Cotton program provides temporary shelter for Lubbock's homele...

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BD+C's 2014 Giants 300 survey forms are due Wednesday, May 21. Survey results will be published in our July 2014 issu...

The Edith ODonnell Arts and Technology Building, known as ATEC, at the Universi
May 11, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Top administrators from five major universities describe how they are optimizing value on capital expenditures, finan...

 

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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Construction of the Las Vegas tower was halted in 2008 after experts discovered faulty steel beams in the structure....

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The New York Public Library's controversial renovation, involving the removal of stacks from the Schwarzman building...

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May 09, 2014 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

BD+C catches up with two past U40 honorees: Matt Dumich of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture and David Montalba...

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May 09, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Leading AEC firms offer helpful advice for using BIM to pull off prefab for everything from MEP infrastructure to who...

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Thanks largely to an ambitious program to boost the use of LED lighting in its buildings, Los Angeles is the top rank...

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The City of Vancouver’s ban on doorknobs in all new buildings, which went into effect last month, has drawn a strong...

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The most resilient cities in the world, including five in the U.S., have attributes that would enable them to recover...

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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...

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.

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...

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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...

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

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

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

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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...

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...

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