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.
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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Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, East Lansing, Mich. Photo credit: Justin Macono
April 15, 2014 | AISC

Zaha Hadid's Broad Art Museum and One World Trade Center are among the projects honored by the Am...

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ECO Modern Flats is a wellness-oriented apartment complex in Fayetteville, Ark.,
April 14, 2014 | Urban Land Institute

Sustainable and wellness-related design strategies embody a strong return on investment, accordin...

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Renderings: courtesy PortAventura Resort
April 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Clad in the carmaker's signature "Ferrari red," the hotel will resemble the grill and hood of one...

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David Uffelman is the new President of Foulger-Pratt Contracting.
April 10, 2014 | Foulger-Pratt Contracting
April 10, 2014 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Of the up-and-coming AEC professionals to be named to the class of 2014, nine make their living a...

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April 10, 2014 | Bluebeam

Bluebeam is holding the second annual Bluebeam eXtreme Awards at the 2014 Bluebeam eXtreme Confer...

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Paul Erb, VP, will assume responsibility for McCarthy Building Companies' new Si
April 09, 2014 | McCarthy Building Companies Inc.
Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Syst
April 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Building Teams have been using steel decks with proven success for 75 years. Building Design+Cons...

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Photo: courtesy CBRE Healthcare
April 02, 2014 | Mike Denney, Managing Director, CBRE Healthcare

A growing number of healthcare organizations are moving to an integrated real estate model in an...

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The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C
April 02, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Aligning thermal breaks and applying air barriers are among the top design and installation trick...

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Renderings: courtesy H&S International
April 01, 2014 | BD+C Staff

When completed, PhoenixMart will be one of the largest single-level trade centers in the U.S. ...

March 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Even before the St. Denys-du-Plateau Church was converted into a library, it was an unusual build...

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March 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Bristol-based artist Luke Jerram hopes that the temporary installation, once funded, will encoura...

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March 27, 2014 | NKBA

Work on multifamily housing projects? Here are the top kitchen and bath design trends, according...

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March 26, 2014 | Callison

Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainab...

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March 26, 2014 | Lockheed Martin

The facility will host advanced R&D in emerging technology areas like 3D printing, energetics...

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Sydney's new Goods Line will be built in two stages, the first of which is set t
March 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 500-meter-long park will feature bike paths, study pods, and outdoor workspaces.

March 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The design duo discusses the founding of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architects and the design of...

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Free tours will be offered, starting in May. Photo: Jack E. Boucher, August, 196
March 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 14-story tower, one of only two Wright-designed high-rises to be built, has been off limits t...

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