Architects

Every building starts with a concept and a design. Architects are involved at every stage of the process, even after a design has been finalized, helping other building team members through the snares and missteps in the construction process.
Mitazono Wakaba, Architecture for Humanity, bankruptcy, nonprofit
January 19, 2015 | BD+C Staff

After more than 15 years of work, the nonprofit design group Architecture for Humanity has closed...

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January 19, 2015 | BD+C Staff

On Jan. 14, 2015, developer Carpenter & Company and executives from the Four Seasons broke gr...

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January 19, 2015 | BD+C News
The 89th and 90th floors of 157 W. 57th Street have just been purchased for more than $100 mill...
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Minneapoliss Target Field Station opened last May 17. The $82.5 million hub is
January 18, 2015 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

You can catch a train at Minneapolis’s new Target Field Station. You can also share in an experie...

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Hot Box, by Michaela MacLeod of Polymtis Architecture and Nicholas Croft, was o
January 16, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Five winning designs have been unveiled for lifeguard stands that will double as public space art...

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Photo: Shmuel Spiegelman via Wikimedia Commons
January 16, 2015 | BD+C Staff

A study released by the New York Building Congress shows that construction costs in Manhattan hav...

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All photos courtesy Andrew Pielage Photography
January 15, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Artist Adam Reed Tucker used 180,000 LEGO pieces and 420 hours of work to recreate Frank Lloyd Wr...

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January 15, 2015 | Associated Builders and Contractors

Construction input prices dipped 1.4% during the final month of 2014 and are down nearly 1% on a...

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Vilnius Beacon, Daniel Libeskind
January 15, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Perched on the highest peak between Vilnius' historic quarter and downtown, the Vilnius Beacon wi...

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January 15, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The illustrations are Federico Babina's abstract interpretations of the styles of famous architec...

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January 13, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Holl designed the campus’ north side to be a pedestrian-centered cultural hub on a lively landsca...

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28th Street Apartments, Koning Eizenberg Architecture Inc. Photo:  Eric Stauden
January 12, 2015 | AIA

Bjarke Ingels' Danish Maritime Museum and William Rawn's Cambridge Public Library are among the w...

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January 09, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Calatrava reveals that he wanted to retain the “tiny home” feel of the original church building t...

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January 09, 2015 | Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. 

The U.S. construction industry added 48,000 jobs in December, including 22,800 jobs in nonresiden...

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January 09, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The financial sector has almost no presence in the new tower, with creative and media companies,...

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Photo: Larry D. Moore CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
January 07, 2015 | National Institute of Building Sciences

The report identifies several barriers to investment in such retrofits, such as the costs and com...

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Plans of where the parks would be located if University of Chicago's bid were ch
January 07, 2015 | BD+C Staff

There are two proposed sites for the plan, both owned by the Chicago Park District in Chicago’s S...

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January 07, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Converting the Astrodome to an urban farm and public park is one of the proposals on the table in...

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Photo: Jdkoenig via Wikimedia Commons
January 06, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Two major projects—a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings NFL team and the city’s Downtown East...

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Kroenke Groups owner, billionaire real estate developer Stan Kroenke, is the fi
January 06, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Kroenke Group is the latest in a series of high-profile investors that want to bring back pro foo...

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January 06, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The plan by Snøhetta and WCIT Architecture features a building that appears square from the outsi...

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January 05, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Keep this tip sheet handy when preparing your Reconstruction Awards entry, as these are s...

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January 05, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The 2015 Reconstruction Awards recognize the best reconstructed, renovated, or remodeled projects...

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January 02, 2015 | BD+C Staff

New York-based designer Xinran Ma has illustrated a New Year's greeting card that assembles piece...

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Photo: Geo Swan via Wikimedia Commons
January 02, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Construction consultant FMI foresees—with some caveats—continuing growth in the office, lodging,...

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Installation of a facade panel system that uses a rainscreen approach to control
December 31, 2014 | Bradley Carmichael, PE, Project Engineer, Hoffmann Architects

Building envelope expert Bradley Carmichael of Hoffmann Architects explains how rainscreen wall s...

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Renderings courtesy Manica Architecture
December 31, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Golden State Warriors, currently the team with the best record in the National Basketball Ass...

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Photo courtesy CBRE Healthcare
December 31, 2014 | Patrick Duke, Managing Director, CBRE Healthcare

Healthcare continues to shift toward Madison Avenue and Silicon Valley as it revamps business pra...

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Photo courtesy MAADI Group
December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The metal’s flexibility makes the difference in an oil rig footbridge connecting platforms in the...

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Plan courtesy HDR
December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

By bringing healthcare services in house, Dallas County Jail will greatly minimize the security r...

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