Anorexic skyscrapers keep popping up in Manhattan

The ODA Architecture-designed tower at 303-305 E. 44th Street in New York City will be only 47 feet wide. Rendering courtesy ODA

High-rise Construction | November 28, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

One project slated to begin construction next spring is designed to be only 47 feet wide.

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November 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The extensive expansion project will cost $2.5 billion, with the first-phase being completed in three years.

Marine Education Centre in Malm, Sweden. Renderings: Nord Architects
November 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The education center will be set in a landscape that includes small ponds and plantings intended to mimic an assortme...

Renderings courtesy Hines
November 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Houston-based developer is planning a seven-story wood-framed office building in Minneapolis’ North Loop that wil...

Drones are starting to fill the sky, and the whoosh of their propellers is more popular on construction sites than ever before.  Look up, and meet the future.

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November 06, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Demountable structural steel assemblies would be a greener way to make use of steel in the construction industry than...

The projected 506 students will be distributed between three classroom wings, tw
K-12 Schools | November 06, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The design of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School on the site of the 2012 Newtown, Conn., school shooting features e...

Renderings courtesy Studio Gang Architects
November 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The century-old power plant will be converted into a recreation facility with a coffee shop, lounges, club rooms, a c...

Over the past 110 years of operation, Morton Buildings has been no stranger to environmentally friendly innovations. With a track record for energy efficiency, Morton was a natural fit to partner with an Illinois college for the construction of a zero-energy building.

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November 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

WSP is expanding its national presence by acquiring ccrd, a national MEP engineering and commissioning firm.

Thornton Tomasettis computational modeling and R&D incubator, CORE Studio, has
November 05, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Without a common language linking BIM/VDC software platforms, firms seek out interoperability solutions to assist wit...

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November 05, 2014 | Mancini•Duffy

With the rise of technology, much of the workday—even the most productive morning hours—is spent corresponding via em...

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November 05, 2014 | ACEC

According to the latest ACEC Engineering Business Index, which charts the health of the engineering industry, U.S. en...

November 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Preliminary designs for the $300 million George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art have been unveiled, and it looks like a...

Two separate metal gym buildings accommodate a total of four full-size basketbal
November 05, 2014 | Star Building Systems Sponsored Content

The Fieldhouse Sportscenter in Springfield, Mo., serves as a community center for basketball and volleyball leagues a...

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November 04, 2014 | SOHO China

Sky SOHO is the third in a trilogy of SOHO China developments designed by Zaha Hadid Architects.

November 04, 2014 | Rogers Partners Architects + Urban Designers

The park will feature a 160-foot-long pavilion that will serve as an anchor for the development and frame views of th...

November 04, 2014 | HOK

Located in Seoul’s Magok District, the LG Science Park provides facilities to support innovative research and industr...

Illustration: KONE
November 04, 2014 | KONE

The JumpLift system from KONE uses a mobile machine room that moves upward as the construction progresses, speeding c...

November 03, 2014 | AISC

These prestigious awards recognize outstanding achievement in engineering and architecture on structural steel projec...

Iber Camargo Foundation. Photo: Ricardo Rmx via Wikimedia Commons
November 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Herzog & de Meuron's iconic 1111 Lincoln Road parking garage in Miami Beach, Fla., is one of two winners of the $...

Renderings courtesy Vincent Callebaut Architecture
November 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The solar canopy will shade green rooftop terraces and sky villas atop the nine-story structure.

November 03, 2014 | ASSA ABLOY

ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has signed on as a platinum sponsor of Safe and Sound, an or...

The Pacific Northwest College of Arts new home base, renovated from an space th
November 03, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

About seven years ago, The Pacific Northwest College of Art, the oldest art college in Portland, was evaluating its m...

November 03, 2014 | AISC

Chia-Ming Uang, Ph.D., professor of structural engineering at the University of California, San Diego is the 2015 rec...

November 03, 2014 | Hill International

Hill International announced that the company has been recognized with two national Project Achievement Awards by the...

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November 02, 2014 | David Gibney, LEED AP, M+W Group

M+W Group's David Gibney offers his top lessons learned from coordinating dozens of large LEED projects during the pa...

Dubai, High Rise, World's Tallest, Tower
October 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Emaar Properties has unveiled plans for a new project containing two towers that will top the charts in height, makin...

Rendering courtesy Dallas Cowboys and Gensler
October 31, 2014 | Dallas Cowboys

The Omni property will be one of the only full-service upscale hotels in the area, and serve as a cornerstone of the...

October 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Construction on the 87,000-square-foot building will begin in March 2015, and is set to open for the fall 2016 school...

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Smart and Resilient Cities | October 30, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The U.S. Dept. of Energy will spend $9 million to encourage investments in energy-saving technologies that can be tes...

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October 30, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The reorganized document is organized from an engineer’s perspective. The requirements flow more intuitively and have...

October 30, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Extending the deadline gives LEED users additional time to prepare for LEED v4, the latest version of LEED, which fea...

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