Building Team Blog

The Building Team Blog serves 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 (, David Barista, Editor-in-Chief (, and John Caulfield, Senior Editor (
Building Owner | August 16, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham
Increasingly, roaming social networks are praised and hierarchical organizations disparaged, as workplaces mimic the freewheeling vibe of the Internet...
Building Owner | July 23, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham
"Obamacare" implementation will add thousands of people to the ranks of the insured, including many who formerly sought primary care in emergency room...
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 know from National Geographic television...
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 entry by July 12 (earlier if possible, plea...
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 You Build It, They Might Not Come,” in...

2012 Platinum Award Winner: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago

Architects | March 15, 2013 | David Barista

The 46,000-sf Natural Sciences Building, Scottsdale (Ariz.) Community College, one of the Maricopa Community Colleges. Building Team: richrd+bauer (architect); Energy Systems Design (MEP); Paragon Design (SE); PK Kland Consulting Civil Engineers (CE); Research Facilities Design (lab planner); CF Shuler (landscape architect); Barton Malow Co. (CM at risk).

Architects | February 21, 2013 | Rob Cassidy
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