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.
Iber Camargo Foundation. Photo: Ricardo Rmx via Wikimedia Commons
November 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Herzog & de Meuron's iconic 1111 Lincoln Road parking garage in Miami Beach, Fla., is one of...

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Photo: M.O. Stevens via Wikimedia Commons
November 02, 2014 | David Gibney, LEED AP, M+W Group

M+W Group's David Gibney offers his top lessons learned from coordinating dozens of large LEED pr...

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Dubai, High Rise, World's Tallest, Tower
October 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Emaar Properties has unveiled plans for a new project containing two towers that will top the cha...

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One Bryant Park, New York. Photo: Ryan Browne, Cook+Fox Architects via Wikipedia
October 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Appraisal Foundation is striving to improve appraisers’ understanding of green valuation.

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Photo courtesy Postoak/Wikimedia Commons
October 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The museum is slated for an early 2018 completion, and will include a hall of fame, theater, reta...

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Rendering: SCAPE
October 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

New York-based landscape architecture firm SCAPE won the Buckminster Fuller Institute’s 2014 Full...

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October 29, 2014 | AIA

Of the 2,464 projects accounted for in AIA's 2030 Commitment 2013 Progress Report, 401 are meetin...

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A white wavy faade would distinguish a renovated Miami Convention Center. The c
October 28, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The city of Miami has awarded an $11 million contract for its on-again, off-again convention cent...

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A rendering of the proposed Mace Innovation Center, which would add 2.6 million
October 27, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The city plans to develop two "innovation centers" with a total of seven million sf of commercial...

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Starbucks stores are profiled in the report, as the company has opened 500-LEED
October 27, 2014 | USGBC

The "LEED In Motion: Retail" report includes USGBC’s conceptualization of the future of retail, e...

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October 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Among the breakthrough products to make BuildingGreen's annual Top-10 Green Building Products lis...

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Renderings courtesy Studio Gang Architects
October 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Jeanne Gang's design reinvents the Florida room with shaded, asymmetrical balconies.

Photo: Matt P. via Wikimedia Commons
October 27, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that the state would open design competitions to fix and upgrade...

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The LEED Gold Evie Garret Dennis E-12 Campus supports 1,600 Pre-K through 12th-g
October 27, 2014 | Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor

A study by DLR Group and Colorado State University attempts to quantify the student performance b...

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October 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The project includes the addition of a 205-meter-high tower and research center, as well as the r...

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Public Safety Headquarters, Detroit. Photo: courtesy Valspar
October 23, 2014 | Valspar Sponsored Content

First constructed as an office for the Internal Revenue Service, the city's new public safety hea...

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October 23, 2014 | Santiago Calatrava, LLC

Saturday marked the public "ground blessing" ceremony for the Saint Nicholas National Shrine, the...

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Photo credit: Jens Lindhe, courtesy of Henning Larsen Architects
October 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Mimicking the unearthing of archaeological sites, Henning Larsen Architects' recently opened Moes...

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The Guangzhou Circle.
October 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

During a literary symposium in Beijing, Chinese President Xi Jinping urged architects, authors, a...

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With 57 units in Phase 1 of the project, Orchards at Orenco in Hillsboro, Ore.,
October 22, 2014 | Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor

Passive House, an ultra-efficient building standard that originated in Germany, has been used for...

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October 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The bright-white structures will feature a curvilinear form, mimicking bones and ligament. 

Foster + Partners' proposed design for the Wuhan resort. Renderings: courtesy Ju
October 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Jumeirah Group, a hotel group forming a part of investment group Dubai Holding, has chosen Zaha H...

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The 44,640-sf Iowa Utilities Board/Office of the Consumer Advocate Building in D
October 21, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director
Much of the spirited discussion around LEED v4 has been centered on the Materials & Resourc...
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Photo: Perkins Eastman
October 21, 2014 | Perkins Eastman
Among the experts interviewed for the white paper, there was a general consensus that the model...
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October 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The retractable roof, which measures a whopping 1,017-feet across, is made from translucent ETFE...

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October 20, 2014 | RIBA

The new Everyman Theatre in Liverpool by Haworth Tompkins has won the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize...

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October 20, 2014 | SmithGroupJJR

Designed by SmithGroupJJR and Gallagher & Associates, renovated center shows public its uniqu...

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Renderings: courtesy Henning Larsen Architects
October 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects won Frederikssung municipality’s architecture competition f...

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Photo: Conrad Nutschan via Wikimedia Commons
October 16, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Public libraries will avoid being relegated to the scrap heap of history in a digital age as long...

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