Two years ago, the global flat-pack furniture giant IKEA tasked its philanthropic arm—the IKEA Foundation—with an important initiative. The goal was to design adequate modular shelters for people in refugee camps throughout the world.

With...

January 5, 2015

I’ve been the project manager and architect for a half dozen locker rooms over the past few years, designing new, renovating old and enhancing existing facilities for university baseball, soccer, track and softball. I’ve learned a lot about...

January 5, 2015


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January 4, 2015

The goal of the BD+C Reconstruction Awards is to find the best reconstructed, renovated, or remodeled projects, based on overall design, engineering, and construction project quality.

There are five...

January 4, 2015

DESIGN/CONSTRUCTION ASPECTS

  • Unusual owner/client requirements
  • Inventive use of materials, products, or systems
  • Structural engineering solutions
  • M/E/P innovations, fresh approaches...
January 4, 2015

Building Design+Construction's 32nd Annual Reconstruction Awards


Entry Deadline: Friday, May 15, 2015

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January 4, 2015

The 2015 Reconstruction Awards recognize the best reconstructed, renovated, or remodeled projects, based on overall design, engineering, and construction project quality.

To enter the Reconstruction Awards, please download and complete the...

January 4, 2015

New York-based designer Xinran Ma has illustrated a New Year's greeting card that assembles pieces of various brutalist and modernist architecture. Meant to go beyond a simple greeting card, Ma has said that these buildings have gradually become...

January 2, 2015

Nonresidential construction spending fell 1% on a monthly basis in November, but has still managed to expand 4 percent on a year-over-year basis according to the Jan. 2nd release from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Spending for the month totaled...

January 2, 2015

Driven by a recovering economy, increasing demand for multifamily housing, and a manufacturing sector buoyed by robust oil and gas drilling and production, construction put in place (CPIP) in the U.S. grew by 7% to just under $973 billion in 2014...

January 2, 2015