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.
February 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

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

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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...

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February 19, 2014 | AIA

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

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February 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The robots build by observing thier environment and then obeying a set of traffic rules programme...

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Ann&RobertH.LurieChildren'sHospital, Chicago
February 18, 2014 | Mortenson Construction

Providers are excited about opportunities to address long-term health issues in the U.S., but wor...

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17 John was designed by Winka Dubbeldam.
February 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Want to own a piece of Manhattan hotel real estate? Developer Rodrigo Nino is inviting individual...

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February 14, 2014

Vendor-neutral publication examines aspects of the popular power usage effectiveness (PUE) metric...

Mohamed A. ElGawady, associate professor of civil, architectural and environ
February 14, 2014 | Missouri S&T

Research could lead to blocks that use waste material and have seismic and insulating benefits....

The pinwheel is driven by hidden microphones and connected motors.
February 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The proposed design for the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History features a 10-foot pinwheel that...

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February 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Rupp Arena will get a 40-foot high glass façade and a new concourse, but will retain many of its...

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RMIT University's Design Hub, Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Neal Jennings
February 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

In this special five-part report, Building Design+Construction explores how Building Tea...

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Husqvarnas DXR140 demolition robot in action. The robot shown here is controlle
February 14, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

Building Teams across the globe are employing advanced robotics to simplify what is inherently a...

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February 13, 2014 | LargaVista

The site is located at the gateway to the booming SoHo retail market, where Class A office space...

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February 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The curved campus will consist of four different buildings, one exclusively for amenities like a...

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Sasaki Associates used detailed network visualizations like this traffic flow pa
February 12, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

There are literally hundreds of applications for deep analytics in planning and design projects,...

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Photoshop CC supports the most popular desktop 3D printers, such as the MakerBot
February 11, 2014 | Adobe

Available as part of an update to Photoshop Creative Cloud, the tool enables users to easily and...

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The Fashion Outlets of Chicago, designed by RTKL and KA, combine high-end and mi
February 11, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Generic ‘boxes’ and indifferent service won’t cut it with today’s savvy shoppers. Retailers are s...

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Craig Chinn, founder of Architecture Design Collaborative, was previously an ass
February 10, 2014 | Architecture Design Collaborative

Today, Architecture Design Collaborative officially announces the launch of its firm providing a...

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February 10, 2014 | Ball State University

To best serve the industry, Ball State University has organized a single day conference in which...

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Using EnergyPlus, AEC professionals can model heating, cooling, lighting, ventil
February 07, 2014 | Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

The update will allow a larger ecosystem of developers to contribute updates to the code in order...

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February 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Like a crystalline form still in the state of expansion, the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and...

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February 05, 2014 | Morrissey Goodale

In 2013, consultant Morrissey Goodale observed 168...

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February 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Recent advancements in structural design, combined with the loosening of density and zoning requi...

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February 05, 2014 | Brick Industry Association

Entries open on February 10 for the Brick Industry Association's (BIA) ...

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February 05, 2014 | Modular Building Institute

More than 600 developers, contractors, architects, builders, dealers and equipment/service suppli...

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February 05, 2014 | Hill International

Hill International the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that the comp...

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February 04, 2014 | International Living Future Institute

The Bechtel Environmental Classroom utilizes solar power, composting toilets, and an energy recov...

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February 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Architect Christian Salvati's new structure is just the first step in bringing shipping container...

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