At the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, the safety of U.S. men's and women's basketball teams at a resort away from the Olympic Village was ensured with an access-control system with photo badging and biometric hand-geometry readers....

August 11, 2010

In the famous Hollywood thriller Die Hard, police help actor Bruce Willis defeat a group of terrorists who have taken over a luxury high-rise office. In the movie, building owners are able to produce the drawings and...

August 11, 2010

The Boocoo Cultural Center and Café in Evanston, Ill., was built to foster community connections. The 5,000-sf facility, formerly a gas station, grocery store, and dollar store, now offers a 125-seat performance...

August 11, 2010

Here are the results from our April BDCnetwork.com poll, which asked BD&C readers:

In your opinion, should AEC firms allow employees to take off...

August 11, 2010

The world's tallest tilt-up concrete wall, measuring an impressive 96 feet, 6 inches tall, was hoisted into position at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Fla., last month, setting a new record for...

August 11, 2010

National vacancy rates bumped up for both office and industrial space in the second quarter of the year. Continued weak demand for new space on the part of both service businesses and manufacturers, plus the flood of...

August 11, 2010

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat announced in Dubai that current codes of practice around the world are inadequate for the seismic design of tall buildings and has called for a more rigorous design...

August 11, 2010
  • Downtown San Diego will see its first new high-rise building in more than a decade. The 23-story Broadway 655 will...

August 11, 2010

The cubicle farm is out; free and funky heads-down areas are in. As if to prove that today's workplace is driven by a new design vocabulary, it has a lexicon to match, which building teams are both...

August 11, 2010

Constructed on a tight schedule in order to host the International Auto Show in April and various activities for the Summer Olympics in August, the New China International Exhibition Center in Beijing became the...

August 11, 2010