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Industry Research | October 25, 2016 | HOK/CoreNet Global

“Although coworking space makes up less than one percent of the world’s office space, it represents an important workforce trend and highlights the strong desire of today’s employees to have workplace choices, community and flexibility,” says Kay Sargent, Director of WorkPlace at HOK.

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Industry Research | September 12, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A study finds the impact can be as much as 25% per year.

Coatings | September 12, 2016 | Jeff Alexander |

Fluropon Effects Rustica features a natural, polychromatic color palette that has never before been available in 70 p...

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Education Facility | September 09, 2016 | AIA

The best new learning centers showcase latest design trends in education.

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Mixed-Use | September 09, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

With a bookstore at the heart of the development, the project looks to exemplify an ancient Chinese proverb that says...

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Legislation | September 08, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Missouri is the latest to enact design-build legislation.

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Office Building Design | September 08, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 18-story building is designed to resemble a moss-covered river pebble in Taipei’s Nangang District.

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Mixed-Use | September 08, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

According to the architects, Maison Edouard François, the project will act as a new green lung for the densely popula...

The 67-story Spire London will have separate entrances for tenants of affordable and pricier apartments. At 771 feet high, it would be Europe's tallest residential tower. Image: Greenland Group

High-rise Construction | September 08, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

China’s Greenland Group is the developer of four of the world’s 10 largest skyscrapers

Sustainability | September 08, 2016 | HDR BLiNK | Lynn Mignola

When it comes to design we are in the business of imagining what could be, not necessarily what is, writes HDR's Lynn...

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Codes and Standards | September 08, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The updates address industry confusion over how to handle the issue.

Designers | September 08, 2016 | PDR Blog | Karen Wetmore

Karen Wetmore, Lead Designer at PDR, talks about what’s trending with materials and colors in the workplace.

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High-rise Construction | September 08, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Damac, the Dubai-based developer of the project, selected the Australian property construction and development compan...

The 94-room Beauport Hotel is Gloucester, Mass.'s first full-service hotel. This project moved forward thanks to community outreach efforts by its GC Windover Construction. Image: Peter Vanderwarker Photography 

Hotel Facilities | September 07, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The construction of this 94-room hotel and conference center pitted tourism proponents against locals who want to pre...

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BIM and Information Technology | September 07, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The costs and benefits of managing 29 types of waste are now included.

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Sustainability | September 07, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

An expansion of ‘heat networks’ is viewed as a possible means for Britain to accomplish its goal of slashing carbon e...

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High-rise Construction | September 07, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The high-rise, H700 Shenzhen Tower, is one of a group of towers being built in Shenzhen’s Caiwuwei financial and comm...

Building Team | September 06, 2016 | Design Force | AHMED KURTOM, Managing Principal, Design Force

Mentoring programs at AEC firms can take many forms. Being involved in a mentoring program, as mentor or protege, can...

Lissette Méndez-Boyer (left) and Natalya Shimanovskaya work on their FABRICation project at Beyer Blinder Belle’s New York office. Photo courtesy BBB

AEC Tech | September 06, 2016 | David Barista |

AEC firms are taking a page from the tech industry, by infusing a deep commitment to innovation and disruption into t...

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Glass and Glazing | September 06, 2016 | Technical Glass Products

The new 173,200 square foot high school includes extensive glazing throughout to provide natural light and visibility...

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Wood | September 06, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The new building code prevents any structure with more than three stories from being built from a CLT frame.

Building Team | September 06, 2016 | GWWO, Inc./Architects | Alan Reed, President and Design Principal

Thoughtful site selection is never about one factor, but rather a confluence of several components that ultimately pr...

High-rise Construction | September 06, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The skyscraper would be the first in Australia to incorporate solar cells in its façade.

Rental vs. purchase: How to minimize job site costs. Photo courtesy of CORT. 

Contractors | September 05, 2016 | CORT

Smart business decisions can mean the difference between being ‘on budget’ and going ‘way over’ budget.  

Market Data | September 02, 2016 | ABC

Nonresidential construction spending has been suppressed over the last year or so with the primary factor being the l...

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Office Building Design | September 02, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The crown jewel of a three-year makeover project, the LED columns bring the building’s lobby to life.

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2016 Giants Report | September 01, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Perkins+Will, Skanska USA, Webcor Builders, Jacobs, and STV top Building Design+Const...

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2016 Giants Report | September 01, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Stantec, BRPH, Fluor Corp., Walbridge, Jacobs, and AECOM top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nat...

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