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.
March 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The winding hotel and apartment building will be built between the mountains and the sea in remot...

read more
All renderings courtesy SuperSkyScrapers
March 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Singapore Bamboo Skyscraper competition invited design teams to explore the possibilities of...

read more
All renderings: Perkins Eastman
March 20, 2014 | Perkins Eastman

When complete, the Wharf will feature approximately 3 million sf of new residential, office, hote...

read more
Birmingham (UK) Super Hospital under construction. Photo: Oosoom via Wikimedia C
March 19, 2014 | Steve Higgs and Lora Schwartz, CBRE Healthcare

Because healthcare projects take years to implement, developing a true north charter is essential...

read more
Alfond Center for Health, in Augusta, Maine, was fulfilled through a three-party
March 18, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Cutthroat competition and the vagaries of the Affordable Healthcare Act are making capital planni...

read more
Photo: Vmenkov via Wikimedia Commons
March 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

China's goal, according to Koolhaas, is to de-incentivize migration into already overcrowded citi...

read more
March 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

When two builders submitted identical bids for the Gretna (La.) Police Headquarters, the city cou...

read more
March 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 58-story DC Tower 1 is the first of two high-rises designed by Dominique Perrault Architectur...

read more
Image credit: Copyright CPAT / Hayes Davidson / Jason Hawkes
March 12, 2014 | New London Architecture

The vast majority of high-rise projects in the works are residential towers, which could help tac...

read more
Photo: Dorma
March 12, 2014 | BD+C Editors

From a high-tech classroom lockdown system to an impact-resistant wide-stile door line, BD+C edit...

read more
Caterpillars Cat B15 rugged smartphone
March 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The B15 is billed by Cat as “the most progressive, durable and rugged device available on the mar...

read more
Photo: iBackFlip Somersault
March 10, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

BD+C readers share their most trusted smartphone and tablet cases. The editors select some of the...

read more
Greg Miller used the Unity coding language to create "Jerry's Place." All render
March 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Fans of the show can now explore a virtual 3D model of the iconic New York residence, thanks to o...

read more
March 05, 2014 | Tile of Spain

Beveled, geometric, and high-tech patterns are among the hot ceramic tile trends, say tile design...

read more
Image courtesy Hoffmann Architects
March 04, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Design experts from Hoffmann Architects offer a brief history of exterior insulation and finish s...

read more
March 04, 2014 | CENTRIA

New Brochure Highlights Architectural Metal Panel Manufacturer’s Products, Expertise and Experien...

Photo via Wikimedia Commons
March 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Firm leaders remain leery about the availability of skilled workers, the state of government debt...

read more
February 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Target's new San Rafael, Calif., location was built on the site of the former San Quentin prison...

read more
February 27, 2014 | PPG Glass Education Center

Glass is heat-treated for two reasons: the first is to increase its strength to resist external s...

read more
February 27, 2014 | Metal Construction Association

Two Environmental Product Declarations (EPD), one for Metal Composite Material Panels and one for...

read more
February 27, 2014 | Bluebeam Software

The latest version of the company’s flagship solution better enables users in document-intensive...

read more
PocketCake's VRSCA (for Virtual Reality Simulation Converter Assembly) is three
February 27, 2014 | PocketCake

The company's Virtual Reality Simulation Converter Assembly is three times more powerful than the...

read more
Photos courtesy Blackney Hayes Architects
February 26, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The project features nontraditional classrooms for collaborative learning, an arts and music wing...

read more
February 26, 2014 | PocketCake

Founded in 2012, the development firm offers custom virtual reality simulations for the price of...

read more
Renderings courtesy Blackney Hayes Architects
February 26, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The project includes the construction of two new stadiums and a retractable roof over the existin...

read more
February 24, 2014 | McCarthy Building Companies

The facility is intended to be "the most sustainable laboratory in the world," and incorporates n...

read more
February 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Ng Teng Fong General Hospital will take advantage of the region's prevailing breezes to cool...

read more
February 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Obama Administration wants to boost fuel efficiency of medium- and heavy-duty trucks for mode...

read more
The building's owner says the structure's mechanical visor has never worked beca
February 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Famed architect Santiago Calatrava must pay 2.9 million euros due to faulty design work on the Pa...

read more
February 19, 2014 | AIA

After consecutive months of contracting demand for design services, AIA's Architecture Billings I...

read more
Overlay Init