Mecklenburg County Land Use Environmental Service Agency, Charlotte, NC, Image © Gensler.

Government Buildings | December 01, 2016 | Bob Peck | GenslerOn

Government work settings ranked the lowest in their effectiveness across the four work modes: focus (individual) work, collaboration, socializing (informal gathering that fosters trust and teamwork) and learning.

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Spending on Construction Put in Place has almost completely recovered from the hit it took during the recession. But spending in the Education sector continues to be well below its latest peak. Image: JLL 

School Construction | October 23, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Post-recession slump suggests a settling in at a “normal” level similar to the mid aughts.

40 Under 40 | October 21, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Forty individuals who have distinguished themselves by their career achievements, service to their professions and co...

Architects | October 21, 2016 | HDR BLiNK | Lynn Mignola, Strategic Facilities Planner

Sometimes people look only for the simple answer and don’t understand that there is a calculated process to get there...

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Architects | October 21, 2016 | AIA

The program honors projects that highlight collaboration between design and construction teams to create better proce...

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Codes and Standards | October 21, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The market growth is a signal of future opportunities.

Photo: Chuck Choi

Architects | October 21, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The pavilion uses sound to represent the movement of the International Space Station and 19 earth satellites.

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High-rise Construction | October 21, 2016 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

Two firms stand well above the others when it comes to the number of tall buildings they have designed.

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Urban Planning | October 20, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The detailed master plan for Phase 2 of Masdar City has been unveiled by CBT.

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Higher Education | October 20, 2016 | Ken Higa and Josh Vel

Planning for places that foster effective innovation is still an emerging process, but the constant pressure on unive...

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Codes and Standards | October 20, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Calif., and Mass., use aggressive targets to lead nation.

Photo: Oregon State University, flickr Creative Commons.

Codes and Standards | October 20, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

'Demonstrating for the first time the feasibility of tall mass timber buildings in the U.S.’

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Industry Research | October 20, 2016 | HDR

Delta offers a close look at specific activities and behaviors that can help healthcare providers and caregi...

Mundelein Village Hall, Mundelein, IL
Architect: Wight & Company
General Contractor: Weston Solutions
Installing contractor: Sullivan Roofing
Profiles: Snap-Clad, Snap-On, PAC-750 Soffit, 7.2 Wall Panels
Color: Zinc
Metals | October 19, 2016 | Petersen Aluminum

The building design was inspired by historical elements in the community, and utilizes traditional masonry constructi...

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Market Data | October 19, 2016 | AIA

“This recent backslide should act as a warning signal,” said AIA Chief Economist, Kermit Baker.

To accommodate rises in its national stature and enrollment, UC Merced has embarked on an ambitious four-year expansion program that will add new academic, housing, and student-life facilities to its enlarged campus. Image: University of California, Merced

University Buildings | October 19, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its growth strategy includes adding 1.2 million sf of space for teaching, housing, and research. 

October 17, 2016 | Powered by Sherwin-Williams

Builders are embracing color trends, paying more attention to both interior and exterior color palettes

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Metals | October 17, 2016 | Kirk Anderson |
Coatings | October 17, 2016 | Jeff Alexander |

Valspar's Valflon offers bold, vivid colors to help designers and architects make a statement.

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Engineers | October 17, 2016 | American Council of Engineering Companies

The American Council of Engineering Companies’ third quarter Engineering Business Index rose 6.2 points to 63.3—the l...

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Codes and Standards | October 14, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The new standards will become part of international building code.

Photo: Messe Düsseldorf/ctillmann

Glass and Glazing | October 14, 2016 | Bill O'Keeffe |

With 9 exhibition halls showcasing over 1,235 exhibitors from 52 countries and with over 40,000 visitors from 100 cou...

For the cover of “Raising the Bar: The Life and Work of Gerald D. Hines,” the real estate pioneer posed with his signature development, Houston’s Pennzoil Place, as the backdrop. 

Building Owner | October 14, 2016 | David Barista, Editorial Director 

Over a span of nearly 30 years, Gerald D. Hines and Philip Johnson teamed to create more than a dozen groundbreaking...

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Data Centers | October 14, 2016 | GenslerOn | Martin Gollwitzer

As technology continues to evolve, we have to simultaneously adapt and help our clients think beyond the short term,...

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High-rise Construction | October 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The towers thrive on ‘creative tension’ and lean farther away from each other the higher they climb.

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Urban Planning | October 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The city would be situated around New Mexico, Texas, and Chihuahua.

Wood | October 13, 2016 | Mark Halverson |

Designers choose engineered wood to deliver strength, stability, and a sustainable solution for complex structural de...

Architects | October 13, 2016 | AIA Dallas

Six Texas-based projects lauded for design excellence.

Rendering courtesy of Leo A Daly.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | October 13, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

“This design is all about drawing the community into the excitement of NHL hockey,” says Arnie Martinez, AIA, Directo...

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3D Printing | October 13, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The design will debut at this year’s Design Miami.

2015 was a good year for contractors, according to a recent survey where nearly 900 companies provided detailed financial data about their performances. Image: Pixabay

Contractors | October 13, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Construction Financial Management Association’s latest survey found gains across the board, but notable variances...

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