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.
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May 14, 2014 | Gilbane

Construction spending for 2014 should finish 6.6% higher than in 2013, with nonresidential work c...

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The $1.5 billion project is the initial seed of urban development in the area. I
May 13, 2014 | Nadel Architects

In addition to five major sports venues, the Dalian Sports Center includes a 30-story, 440-room,...

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Ron Knowles, PE, will move from President to Chairman/CEO of the firm.
May 13, 2014 | J. Vinton Schafer & Sons
May 13, 2014 | Foulger-Pratt Contracting

Foulger-Pratt Contracting, Rockville, Md., has promoted Kevin MacClary to VP.

Photo: NYU campus, courtesy Plaza Construction
May 13, 2014 | China Construction America
Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons
May 13, 2014 | AIA

The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, h...

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Renderings: courtesy the Department of Canadian Heritage
May 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A design team featuring Daniel Libeskind and Gail Dexter-Lord has won a competition with its desi...

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Screen shot from "Beyond: Memoirs In A Time Lapse," by Beno Saradzic
May 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Seven-minute video offers a time-lapse trip through the built environments of Abu Dhabi and Dubai...

The Triple Five Group has now signed an agreement with the Bergen County Buildin
May 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

After a decade of false starts and mishaps, the American Dream mall in the Meadowlands may finall...

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May 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff
Some of the apartments in the new River City development will protrude from the building at dif...
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May 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Construction giant will pay a $55 million forfeiture after pleading guilty to a charge of arrangi...

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The Tree, on Bergen, Norway's, waterfront, will consist of wood structural modul
May 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A 14-story luxury apartment block in central Bergen, Norway, will be the world's tallest timber-f...

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May 02, 2014 | USGBC

The list of the top 10 countries for LEED reflects the global adaptability of the world’s most wi...

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The new University Student Union at California State University San Marcos featu
May 01, 2014 | PCL Construction

The new 89,000-sf University Student Union at CSUSM features a massive, open-air amphitheater, st...

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The Anaheim (Calif.) Regional Transportation Intermodal Center, designed by HOK,
May 01, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Thom Mayne's Perot Museum of Nature and Science and Anaheim's new intermodal center are among the...

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The Hive-Inn was designed as an entry in the 2014 Radical Innovation Awards comp
April 30, 2014 | Lynne Fort, Associate Digital Editor

Hong Kong-based OVA envisions a shipping-container hotel, where rooms could be removed at will an...

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The plans for Chaoyang Park Plaza were floated two years ago, and now the design
April 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Construction work has begun on the 120,000-sm mixed-use development, which was envisioned by MAD...

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60 Richmond East Housing Co-Operative in Toronto, designed by Teeple Architects.
April 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff and RAIC

The conversion of a Mies van der Rohe-designed gas station and North Vancouver City Hall are amon...

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The free tool provides real-time data visualization for each state. Here is the
April 29, 2014 | USGBC

The online data visualization resource highlights green building data for each state and Washingt...

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Illustration: Arup
April 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

From vertical farming to glowing trees (yes, glowing trees), Arup engineers imagine the future of...

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LEGO Architecture has released a replica of the not-yet-built LEGO museum, desig
April 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

LEGO Architecture has created a box set that customers can use to build replicas of the LEGO Muse...

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Sasaki's MyCampus interactive mapping program
April 23, 2014 | Chris Sgarzi, Sasaki Associates

Advanced methods of data collection, applied both prior to design and after opening, are bringing...

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April 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The American Institute of Architects' Committee on the Environment has selected the top ten examp...

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B2 rendering, copyright SHoP
April 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

At 32 stories, the B2 residential tower at Atlantic Yards has been widely lauded as a bellwether...

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Archibot, by Han Seok Nam courtesy ArchDaily
April 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Archibot is intended to take technical data and translate it into full-scale physical marking...

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Photo: Albert Herring via Wikimedia Commons
April 23, 2014 | AIA

The March ABI score was 48.8, down sharply from a mark of 50.7 in February. This score reflects a...

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According to DBIA's new report, design-build requires more than a good contract
April 21, 2014 | DBIA

Design-build requires more than a good contract and appropriate risk allocation, says the DBIA. E...

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