Contractors

Bringing the concepts of architects, engineers, and clients to life often requires problem-solving and compromise, and always requires hard work on the contractor’s part. Keeping construction within the allotted budget and up to the rest of the building team’s standards requires a combination of extensive technical and product knowledge.
Tidewater Community College/City of Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach, Calif. Photo
July 22, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

According to expert forecasters, multifamily projects, the Panama Canal expansion, and the petrol...

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According to NAIOP, Texas leads the nation in the value of new construction. Sho
July 21, 2014 | NAIOP

Industrial, warehousing, office, and retail sectors see strong gains; Texas leads the nation in c...

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Illustration: Gameanna via FreeDigitalPhotos.net
July 21, 2014 | Mancini•Duffy

Data analysis from Mancini•Duffy indicates significant variations among age cohorts in the workpl...

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July 21, 2014 | Schindler Elevator Corporation

Pennsylvania plant is the first LEED Gold certified elevator manufacturing facility in North Amer...

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Lookout Mountain Elementary School, Phoenix, Ariz. Photo: courtesy Adolfson & Pe
July 18, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

“UAV.” “LATISTA.” “CMST.” If BD+C Giants 300 contractors have anything to say about it, these new...

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Riyadh Metro Station, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, with engineering servic
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Barton Malow, Hill International top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the l...

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Contractor Turner Construction is focusing its international efforts in Europe,
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Turner, Whiting-Turner, Skanska top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest co...

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The 73-year-old Naval Reserve Armory building on Seattles South Lake Union dock
July 18, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Following solid revenue growth in 2013, the majority of U.S.-based engineering and engineering/ar...

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Los Angeles International Airport is undergoing a massive improvement program, e
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction magazine's annual ranking the nation's largest architecture, enginee...

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July 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor in...

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The design is of a classic residential high-rise that is encapsulated by a layer
July 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Danish design firm C.F. Møller has developed a novel way to increase community space without comp...

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New metal buildings have helped boost productivity at Perrault Farms in Yakima V
| July 17, 2014 | Star Building Systems Sponsored Content

The construction of efficient metal buildings has helped Perrault Farms expand its hops-harvestin...

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July 16, 2014 | Reed Construction Data 

Construction starts for nonresidential work saw a surge in June, rising more than a third compare...

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July 16, 2014 | ASHRAE

Indoor Air Quality Association will become part of the ASHRAE organization while maintaining its...

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July 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Celebrated American architect Michael Graves sits with the Washington Post to talk about how bein...

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July 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Modular construction is more than a century old, and throughout its lifespan, the methods have be...

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July 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Together, the firms will form a massive global giant with more than $19 billion in revenue and 95...

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July 15, 2014 | Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

The Harmonization Task Group will offer marketplace benefits including consistent messaging, simp...

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All renderings courtesy Penda
July 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Beijing-based design cooperative Penda designed a bamboo hotel that can easily expand vertically...

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Renderings courtesy of Studio Gang Architects
July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Chicago architect Jeanne Gang has designed a 40-story residential building in San Francisco that...

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July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Kite Bricks proposes a more efficient way of building with its newly developed Smart Bricks syste...

July 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Plans for a new Toronto townhome brings cutting-edge design.

Images courtesy of FLEXLAB
July 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

 

DOE’s new FLEXLAB is a first-of-its-kind simulator that lets users test energy-efficient...

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The JW Marriott Hanoi features an unusual cantilevered design, with a curled sha
July 09, 2014 | Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

An international Building Team unites to create Vietnam’s first JW Marriott luxury property.

Photos courtesy of the Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum
July 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Eighty-seven years after Frank Lloyd Wright designed an ornamental gas station for the city of Bu...

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The Alfond Center for Health, Augusta, Maine, uses massing to create a Village
July 07, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Extensive use of local contractors, vendors, and laborers brings a Maine hospital project in mont...

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Renderings courtesy Dubai Holding
July 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

To add to Dubai's already impressive portfolio of world's tallest tower and world's largest natur...

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Rendering courtesy of Mirvish+Gehry Toronto
July 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

After being criticized for the original tower complex, architect Frank Gehry unveils a new design...

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All renderings courtesy of Neoscape
July 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Organizers of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, recently u...

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