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.
January 19, 2011 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Driven by both current economic conditions and sustainable building trends, Building Teams are lo...

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January 07, 2011 | By Susan Bady, Contributing Editor

Mixed-use development has been one of the few bright spots in real estate in the last few years....

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January 07, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

By using BIM for the design of its new San Clemente, Calif., store, big-box retailer Target has b...

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Rheizink
January 04, 2011 |

Zinc panels provide natural-looking, durable cladding for an administrative building and toll can...

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January 04, 2011 |

According to a report by New York-based JWT Intelligence, there are six key green building trends...

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January 04, 2011 |

The USGBC is beginning its review and planning for the next version of LEED—LEED 2012. The draft...

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January 04, 2011 |

New buildings in California must now be more sustainable under the state’s Green Building Standar...

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January 04, 2011 |

Roger K. Lewis, an architect and a professor emeritus of architecture at the University of Maryla...

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January 04, 2011 |

One of the most famous office buildings in the world—and the official the residence of the Presid...

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January 04, 2011 |

Grubb & Ellis Company, a leading real estate services and investment firm, released its 2011...

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January 04, 2011 |

BIFMA International recently announced formal American Natio...

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January 02, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Financial investors lead mega deal activity, China most active country in global domestic deals....

December 28, 2010 |

The College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Ill., began work on the Homeland Security Education Center, wh...

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December 21, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Adrian D. Smith, FAIA, RIBA, is co-founder (with Gordon Gill) of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Archi...

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Sloan School of Management
December 21, 2010 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

University architects representing four prominent institutions of higher learning tell how your f...

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December 17, 2010 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

The Building Team for a renovation project at Georgia Tech uses BIM and 3D design tools to solve...

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Ocean House resort, Watch Hill, R.I.
December 17, 2010 |

The iconic Ocean House resort in Watch Hill, R.I., had to be torn down in 2005 when systemic defi...

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Park Hotel Hyderabad
December 17, 2010 |

The Park Hotel Hyderabad in Hyderabad, India, was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill to c...

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U.S. Benchmark Development
December 17, 2010 |

The 58-story Austonian in Austin, Texas, is the tallest residential building in the western U.S....

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December 17, 2010 |

Theater, music, and dance programs at Sam Houston State University have a new venue in the 101,94...

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Ayaginaar Elitnaurvik
December 17, 2010 |

Ayagina’ar Elitnaurvik, a new K-12 school serving the Lower Kuskikwim School District, is now ope...

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The Carlyle, Los Angeles
December 17, 2010 |

A new luxury condominium tower in Los Angeles, The Carlyle has 24 floors with 78 units. Each of t...

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Rios Clementi Hale Studio
December 17, 2010 |

The Hollywood/Vine Metro portal and public plaza in Los Angeles provides an entrance to the Red L...

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College of Electrical and Computer Engineering
December 17, 2010 |

A new $90 million, 250,000-sf classroom and laboratory facility with a 450-seat auditorium for th...

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VietinBank Business Center
December 17, 2010 |

The 300,000-sm VietinBank Business Center in Hanoi, Vietnam, designed by Foster + Partners, will...

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Bellefair Kew Beach Residences
December 17, 2010 |

Reserve Properties is transforming a 20th-century church into Bellefair Kew Beach Residences, a r...

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Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
December 17, 2010 |

Construction of the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert, Ariz., is under way. Located on...

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Camp Pendleton
December 17, 2010 |

The team of Clark/McCarthy, HKS Architects, and Wingler & Sharp are collaborating on the desi...

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December 17, 2010 | By William Kirkham, PE, SE

A veteran structural engineer offers expert advice on how to avoid problems with stone cladding a...

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December 17, 2010 |

Structural insulated panels are gaining the attention of Building Teams interested in achieving h...

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