Building Team Blog

Since 2009, the Building Team Blog has served as the primary platform for BD+C's editorial team to opine about all things related to the AEC market, from the latest design tools to green building trends. Building Team Bloggers include Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director (rcassidy@sgcmail.com), David Barista, Editor-in-Chief (dbarista@sgcmail.com), and John Caulfield, Senior Editor (jcaulfield@sgcmail.com).
Building Owner | December 05, 2013 | Rob Cassidy
More than 60% of AEC professionals surveyed by BD+C said their firms experienced heightened interest in securi...
Architects | November 27, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham
The retail construction category, long in the doldrums, is roaring back to life. Send us your comments and pro...
Building Owner | November 25, 2013 | Rob Cassidy
We just posted the Entry Form for our 9th Annual BD+C "40 Under 40" competition. Frankly, the Entry Form is ju...
Airports | November 25, 2013 | Rob Cassidy
"Operational stray" occurs when a building’s MEP systems don’t work the way they should. Even the most well-de...
Building Owner | November 25, 2013 | David Barista
Under LEED v4, projects are awarded points for using at least 20 building products that have issued Environmen...

BD+C's Pedia-Pod modular pediatric patient unit at our GreenZone exhibit

Architects | November 17, 2013 | David Barista
To all our friends in the AEC industry, you are cordially invited to join the BD+C team at several fun events...

Pedia-Pod under construction at NRB - exterior

Building Technology | November 11, 2013 | Rob Cassidy
In the November issue of BD+C, you'll see our report on "Pedia-Pod," the modular pediatric patient unit we've...
Building Owner | October 22, 2013 | Rob Cassidy
Last year, there were 775 fatalities among U.S. construction workers: 133 among those in the construction of b...
Building Owner | October 20, 2013 | David Barista
Not able to attend the inaugural BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland conference and expo this week? Don't w...

Gensler founder Arthur Gensler (right) talked with BD+C Editorial Director Robert Cassidy at the Under 40 Leadership Summit kick-off event on Wednesday, October 9

Building Owner | October 10, 2013 | David Barista
M. Arthur Gensler, Jr., FAIA, FIIDA, RIBA, founder of the world’s largest architecture firm, Gensler, offered...
Building Team | September 30, 2013 | Rob Cassidy
Free registration for selected "young superstars" for BD+C's Under40 Leadership Summit in San Francisco, Oct 9...
Building Owner | September 19, 2013 | David Barista
If you're an up-and-coming leader at your AEC firm and are interested in advancing your career, join the BD+C...
Building Owner | September 05, 2013 | David Barista
Next month's Under 40 Leadership Summit in San Francisco is your place to shine. Our third annual networking a...
Building Owner | August 29, 2013 | David Barista
Why yes, of course it is. Correctional design exerts from Shive-Hattery and the Iowa Department of Corrections...
Building Enclosure Systems | August 26, 2013 | David Barista
Building Design+Construction's new conference and expo, BUILDINGChicago, kicks off in two weeks. The three-day...
Building Owner | August 22, 2013 | Rob Cassidy
The other day I asked a group of design and construction professionals if they ever conducted formal post-occu...
Building Owner | August 16, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham
Increasingly, roaming social networks are praised and hierarchical organizations disparaged, as workplaces mim...
Building Owner | July 23, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham
"Obamacare" implementation will add thousands of people to the ranks of the insured, including many who former...
Architects | July 08, 2013 | Rob Cassidy
Every schoolchild knows that the cheetah is the world’s fastest land animal—70 mph, no sweat. And, as we all k...
Building Owner | June 30, 2013 | Rob Cassidy
The deadline is for BD+C's 30th Annual Reconstruction Awards is July 19, but if you get me a draft of your ent...
Architects | May 30, 2013 | Rob Cassidy
A debate has been raging in the blogosphere over the last few months about an article in The New Republic, “If...
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