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.
January 28, 2014 | Leopardo Companies

The new mixed-use headquarters includes a museum, broadcast studios, conference facilities, offic...

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Renderings and plans courtesy New Wave Architecture

Renderings and plans courtesy New Wave Architecture

January 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Forget the rock climbing wall. A developer in Iran is building a rock climbing hall. Tha...

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Yale School of Management, Edward P. Evans Hall. All images: Foster + Partners.

Yale School of Management, Edward P. Evans Hall. All images: Foster + Partners.

January 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Edward P. Evans Hall, the new home of the Yale School of Management, has opened for business. The...

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Multiple factors are driving a positive prediction for commercial construction in 2014. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

January 24, 2014 | Reed Construction Data
A new report suggests strategies for effective multifamily residential developme

A new report suggests strategies for effective multifamily residential development. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

January 24, 2014 | Urban Land Institute / Enterprise Community Partners
ACI 318, a structural concrete standard, will be revised. Photo: Wikimedia Commo

ACI 318, a structural concrete standard, will be revised. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

January 24, 2014
January 23, 2014 | SMPS

The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) is accepting entries for its 37th Annual M...

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All images  Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture/photographs by Namgoong Sun

All images Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture/photographs by Namgoong Sun.

January 23, 2014 | Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

The 50-story tower features a unique, angled building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) exterior des...

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 James Ewing / OTTO

James Ewing / OTTO

January 22, 2014 | Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

The New School's vertical campus in Manhattan houses multiple functions, including labs, design s...

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January 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The temporary pavilion for Russian telecom operator MegaFon will be wrapped with a massive digita...

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Photo: Tim Evanson via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Tim Evanson via Wikimedia Commons

January 22, 2014 | AIA

The AIA's Architecture Billings Index dipped for the second consecutive month in December—the fir...

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Renderings courtesy Foster + Partners, Comcast Corp.

Renderings courtesy Foster + Partners, Comcast Corp.

January 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The British architect last week unveiled his scheme for the $1.2 billion, 59-story Comcast Innova...

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At 1,166 feet, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai Tower 2 was the tallest build

At 1,166 feet, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai Tower 2 was the tallest building completed in 2013. Photo: JW Marriott

January 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Last year was the second-busiest ever in terms of 200-meter-plus building completions, with 73 to...

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January 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The conference and exposition will take place September 29-October 1, 2014, at North America’s la...

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This Usonian house will be moved to Arkansas to prevent flood damage. Images: Ta

This Usonian house will be moved to Arkansas to prevent flood damage. Images: Tarantino Studio / Courtesy Crystal Bridges

January 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Numerous architectural experts have concluded that moving the Bachman Wilson House offers its bes...

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Twenty- and 40-ft shipping containers were used to create an office building for

Twenty- and 40-ft shipping containers were used to create an office building for a shipping-container specialist. All photos by

January 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Australian firm Royal Wolf h...

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The Dr Chau Chak Wing Building is Frank Gehry's first project in Sydney. All ima

The Dr Chau Chak Wing Building is Frank Gehry's first project in Sydney. All images courtesy Gehry Partners LLP.

January 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Dr. Chau Chak Wing Building at the University of Technology, Sydney, will mark Frank Gehry's...

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Future price escalation, in order to capture increasing margins, will be higher

Future price escalation, in order to capture increasing margins, will be higher than normal labor and material cost growth. Lagg

January 16, 2014 | Gilbane Building Company

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January 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

ASHRAE Standard 169, Climatic Data for Building Design Standards, now includes climatic...

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The Center for Energy Efficient Design, an award-winning ZNE learning laboratory

The Center for Energy Efficient Design, an award-winning ZNE learning laboratory for middle school students in Rocky Mount, Va.,

January 15, 2014 | New Buildings Institute

The New Buildings Institute's 2014 Getting to Zero Status report includes an interactive map deta...

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All photos courtesy Joseph di Pasquale Architect

All photos courtesy Joseph di Pasquale Architect

January 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 33-story Guanghzou Circle takes the shape of a giant ribbon spool, with the floor space house...

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January 14, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

An exclusive survey reveals that Building Teams are doing their part to make the nation’s schools...

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

January 13, 2014 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects announced its “punch list” for Congress that, if completed,...

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Coventry Universitys Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short &

Coventry Universitys Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short & Associates and completed in 2000. It uses 51% le

January 11, 2014 | Brian E. Trimble, PE, LEED AP, Brick Industry Association

When targeting net-zero energy performance, AEC professionals are advised to tackle energy demand...

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Wikimedia Commons

Wikimedia Commons

January 10, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

BD+C's exclusive five-part report on K-12 school security offers proven design advice,...

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January 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Architectural giant Perkins+Will recently surveyed its s...

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January 10, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Many of the principles and concepts described in our Special Report on K-12 security also apply t...

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Collin County Sheriff Deputy George White checks a hallway in one of Anna (Texas

Collin County Sheriff Deputy George White checks a hallway in one of Anna (Texas) ISDs buildings while monitoring two others on

January 10, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

From facial recognition cameras to IP-based door hardware, here are key technology-related consid...

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January 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

BD+C editors offer a roundup of new products and case studies that represent the latest breakthro...

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January 06, 2014 | The Green Building Initiative

The Green Building Initiative announced today that it has named Jerry Yudelson as its president t...

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