Google unveils modular-focused plan for corporate HQ in Mountain View

This rendering shows the inside of the proposed Charleston South building looking west. Within the canopy, building segments operate like furniture—light, tactile and reconfigurable. These segments form small villages where employees can work or relax. Renderings courtesy Google, BIG, Thomas Heatherwick

Office Building Design | March 01, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The master plan by Bjarke Ingels and Thomas Heatherwick will wrap highly flexible office blocks in soaring translucent canopies.

read more
Renderings: Steven Holl Architects

Renderings: Steven Holl Architects

December 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Steven Holl's design for the new wing features a reflective pool that will generate energy.

Photo courtesy Thomas Leth-Olsen/Flickr

Photo courtesy Thomas Leth-Olsen/Flickr

December 09, 2014 | Associated Builders and Contractors

In his latest report, ABC's Chief Economist Anirban Basu forecasts nonresidential construction spending to expand by...

Photo credit: International Concept Management

Photo credit: International Concept Management

December 09, 2014 | International Concept Management

The aquarium, designed and built by International Concept Management, is a staggering 23 meters tall and is viewable...

What do our builders want? From my standpoint, they want faster more accurate deliverables. They want their drawings more complete, and they want their steel delivered on time and correctly detailed.

read more
December 09, 2014 | UC Merced

The award brings the campus total for LEED certifications through the U.S. Green Building Council to 13, with its new...

Photo: WorldViz
December 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

High-speed rendering software, custom APIs, virtual reality tools, and BIM workflow tips were among the hottest BIM/V...

Photo: David Barista

Photo: David Barista

December 08, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The market outlook is brighter for U.S. architecture, engineering, and construction companies, with a majority of AEC...

 

Morton Buildings is the national leader in custom post-frame construction. With an expansive network of resources and an ongoing commitment to innovation within the industry, Morton has earned its reputation that has lasted for generations.

read more
Photo: Greg O'Beirne via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Greg O'Beirne via Wikimedia Commons

December 08, 2014 | Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

Containing more than 180,000 LEGO bricks in 11 colors and 120 different shapes, the model measures eight by four feet...

Three new additions to Page: Barbara Maloney, Dan Kenney, and Michael Smiley.

Three new additions to Page: Barbara Maloney, Dan Kenney, and Michael Smiley.

December 08, 2014 | Page

Page expanded its urban design and urban/campus planning capabilities through the acquisition of BMS Design Group....

Renderings courtesy Moshe Safdie

Renderings courtesy Moshe Safdie

December 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A new addition to Singapore's Changi Airport, designed by Moshe Safdie, will feature a waterfall and extensive indoor...

December 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed by Holl and BNIM, the 65,000-sf facility will function as an interactive space, where artists and the commun...

Finalist: GH-121371443. Rendering: Malcolm Reading Consultants

Finalist: GH-121371443. Rendering: Malcolm Reading Consultants

December 08, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
December 06, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new CBRE survey finds that what Millennials expect and need from offices doesn’t vary drastically from tenured empl...

Photo courtesy Ken Nakagaki

Photo courtesy Ken Nakagaki

December 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Design student Ken Nakagaki has adapted a device to work with CAD software to replicate digital files on paper.

December 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Dumpsters tend to be seen as necessary evils of city life, but John H. Locke and Joaquin Reyes wanted New York City's...

Photo: Hlecroy via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Hlecroy via Wikimedia Commons

December 05, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

City officials say the flurry of apartment construction over the past year has strained resources, including public s...

Photo: Panek via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Panek via Wikimedia Commons

December 05, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Recent airport designs are bigger and much more efficient, based on a look at recent projects in Mexico City, London,...

December 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Just under 10 miles away from Singapore, Funtasy Island (yes, that's the real name) is a resort tucked away in the ma...

December 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Westminster Council has approved a £175 million 'Garden Bridge' that will allow pedestrian traffic only. There has be...

Shanghai Tower. Photo: Yhz1221 via Wikimedia Commons

Shanghai Tower. Photo: Yhz1221 via Wikimedia Commons

December 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

This year has seen the completion of many signature tall buildings, including the One World Trade Center. ...

December 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The report projects a future where highways will be made from self-healing, glow-in-the-dark materials and will be go...

December 03, 2014 | The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

The agreement represents over a decade of negotiations, bringing cross-border recognition of professional credentials...

December 03, 2014 | AIA Foundation

Chicago, Dallas, and Pittsburgh are among the U.S. cities to join the 100 Resilient Cities Challenge, pioneered by Th...

A efficient cooling system that draws water from the Chicago River was one of th

A efficient cooling system that draws water from the Chicago River was one of the components that earned the River City condo co

December 02, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

River City in Chicago is one of 17 existing multifamily properties to earn Energy Star certification, which became av...

Renderings of how shipping containers will form a 12,000-sf retail district call

Renderings of how shipping containers will form a 12,000-sf retail district called C1TYblox within the 19-acre campus of oneC1TY

December 02, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

OneC1TY, a healthcare- and technology-focused community under construction on 18.7 acres near Nashville, Tenn., will...

December 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The list includes both additions to existing structures and entirely new buildings, from Frank Gehry's Foundation Lou...

U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Census Bureau

December 02, 2014 | Associated Builders and Contractors

This month's increase in nonresidential construction spending is far more consistent with the anecdotal information f...

December 02, 2014 | Hoffmann Architects

The architecture and engineering firm specializing in the rehabilitation of building exteriors announces the promotio...

December 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The proposal blends affordable retirement housing with urban farming by integrating vertical aquaponic farming and ro...

December 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A Malaysian development consortium is guiding the project, which is meant to mimic the caves of Gunung Mulu National...

Sydney Opera House Photo: Pavel via Wikimedia Commons

Sydney Opera House Photo: Pavel via Wikimedia Commons

December 02, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Inexplicable designs. Questionable functionality. Absurd budgeting. Just plain inappropriate. These are some of the c...

Overlay Init