Polish architect designs modular ‘kids city’ kindergarten using shipping container frames

The complex will be filled with terraces and gardens where children can learn basic biology. All renderings courtesy Adam Wiercinski Architecture.

K-12 Schools | February 25, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Forget the retrofit of a shipping container into a building for one moment. Designboom showcases the plans of Polish architect Adam Wiercinski to use just the recycled frames of containers to construct a “kids city.”

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Rendering courtesy Behnisch Architekten

Rendering courtesy Behnisch Architekten

November 25, 2014 | Behnisch Architekten

The multi-use building for Artists For Humanity that is slated to be the largest energy positive commercial building...

Open plan office space, Steelcase, Gensler, Deezen

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November 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A vast majority of office workers feel open floor plans cause multiple distractions and that more private spaces are...

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Photo: Joost J. Bakker via Wikimedia Commons

November 25, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Uncertainty about government spending clouds an otherwise positive economic outlook among 59 middle market constructi...

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.

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All renderings courtesy Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

All renderings courtesy Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

November 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Fitted with an LED façade, the 468-meter Greenland Tower Chengdu will act as a light sculpture for the city of Chengd...

All renderings courtesy Shimizu Corp.

All renderings courtesy Shimizu Corp.

November 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The design centers around a floating, 500-meter-wide sphere linked to a resource center on the ocean floor via a 15-k...

Renderings courtesy OMA

Renderings courtesy OMA

November 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Initially, the design included six slim towers to be set on the Miami shoreline, but the cylinders have been nudged i...

 

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.

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Photo: stockimages via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

November 24, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The new standard contract provides a contractual vehicle for owners to save significant money from operation and main...

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Photo: Alexisrael via Wikimedia Commons

November 24, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The zoning policy shift could produce the biggest transformation of North New Jersey’s downtowns since the arrival of...

Photo: U.S. Army

Photo: U.S. Army

November 24, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

An independent review panel of military specialists met with healthcare leaders Nov. 12 to consider whether construct...

November 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's Building Team Awards is the industry's only recognition program to honor projects that achieve excellence in b...

Photo: Joe Ravi, CC-BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Joe Ravi, CC-BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

November 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The multifamily sector is now outpacing the peak construction rate in the previous housing cycle, in 2006, according...

November 21, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This represents Nelson’s fifth merger or acquisition in 2014, during which the firm’s net fee revenue has increased b...

November 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

For her latest addition to the I Am a Monument furniture series, designer and architect Naihan Li recreated, in metic...

Jerry Yudelson, President of the Green Building Initiative, with Grant Seiffert,
November 21, 2014 | GBI

The STEP Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing technology industry benchmarks for sustainabilit...

November 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

In his 10-minute TED Talk, Japanese architect Takaharu Tekuza discusses his oval-shaped Fuji Kindergarten project....

Photo: Tangopaso via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Tangopaso via Wikimedia Commons

November 21, 2014 | FMI

There are a number of reasons for optimism among respondents of FMI's quarterly Nonresidential Construction Index sur...

November 21, 2014 | National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

The architecture profession continues to grow along with a gradually recovering economy, based on the results of the...

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November 21, 2014 | Lora Schwartz, Principal Consultant, CBRE Healthcare

Healthcare organizations are under extreme pressure to reduce costs, writes CBRE Healthcare's Lora Schwartz. Tools li...

November 20, 2014 | BQE Software

BQE Software Inc. announced today that it will provide two free licenses of ArchiOffice Online, a cloud-based office...

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Photo: Victor Grigas via Wikimedia Commons

November 20, 2014 | Mortenson Construction

The cost of producing wind and solar power has decreased 58% and 40%, respectively, during the past five years, makin...

November 20, 2014 | American Standard

Document Released to Raise Awareness, Share Work Being Done to Save Lives by Providing Safe Sanitation Facilities in...

Photo credit: Andrew Worssam

Photo credit: Andrew Worssam

November 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The fluid brickwork of the new Dr. Chau Chak Wing Building at the University of Technology, Sydney, is comprised of 3...

Photo: Rob Aylward/U.S. Navy via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Rob Aylward/U.S. Navy via Wikimedia Commons

November 19, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The construction industry, whose workforce was decimated during the last recession, is slowly getting back on its fee...

Renderings courtesy Damian Rogers Architecture, Arup, Squint/Opera

Renderings courtesy Damian Rogers Architecture, Arup, Squint/Opera

November 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The surfing pool would offer 98-foot-wide waves that would run the length of the 500-foot-long enclave.

November 19, 2014 | U.S. Census Bureau

About 4.2 million households, or 3% of all households, contained both grandchildren under 18 and their grandparents i...

UC Boulder, Coors Event Center  290.44 kW. Photo: Panasonic Eco Solutions
November 19, 2014 | Panasonic Eco Solutions Sponsored Content

A historically progressive campus known as a leader in climate and energy research, the University of Colorado Boulde...

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