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February 08, 2018 | Michael Tunkey

Cities change constantly, but given the numerous disruptive factors spanning technology, policy,...

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February 07, 2018 | M-Rad Architecture + Design

Matthew Rosenberg has identified 8 major inefficiencies in the architecture and design industry,...

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February 05, 2018 | Little

International architecture and design firm Little has appointed Carolyn Rickard-Brideau as its ne...

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February 01, 2018 | Terry Doumkos, CBRE FUSION Program

Efficient supply chains enable companies to be more competitive in the marketplace.

AIA’s Kermit Baker: Five signs of an impending upturn in construction spending

The estimate of total losses in 2017 from major natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey are at $306 billion, which shattered the previous record of $215 billion. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. 

January 30, 2018 | Kermit Baker, Hon. AIA, Chief Economist, AIA

Tax reform implications and rebuilding from natural disasters are among the reasons AIA’s Chief E...

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AIA Consensus Forecast: 4.0% growth for nonresidential construction spending in 2018

Photo: Pixabay

January 30, 2018 | AIA

The commercial office and retail sectors will lead the way in 2018, with a strong bounce back for...

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14 marketing resolutions AEC firms should make in 2018

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January 29, 2018 | Tim Asimos, circle S studio

As we close out the first month of the New Year, AEC firms have made (and are still making) plans...

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thyssenkrupp tests self-driving robot for ‘last mile’ delivery of elevator parts

Measuring 33 inches wide, the delivery robots can travel on sidewalks and can carry payloads weighing up to 77 lbs. Photo courtesy thyssenkrupp

January 29, 2018 | BD+C Staff

“With driverless delivery robots, we could fill a gap and get spare parts from our warehouses to...

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Cost estimating for K-12 school projects: An invaluable tool for budget management

Pope Holbrook Elementary School, Ft. Bragg, N.C. Rendering: LS3P

January 25, 2018 | Ginny Magrath, AIA, Architect, LS3P

Clients want to be able to track costs at every stage of a project, and cost estimates (current a...

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Four keys to designing autistic-friendly spaces

Photo: PDR Corp.

January 25, 2018 | Julie Truong, Designer, ‎PDR Corp.

Autism, in part, gave us modern architecture, writes PDR’s Julie Troung.

Virginia Beach: A surf town with a wave problem no more

The surf park fits with Virginia Beach’s long connection to surfing and board shaping. Rendering: Hanbury

January 25, 2018 | David Keith, AIA, LEED AP, and Alec Yuzhbabenko, Hanbury

A world-class surf park will highlight Virginia Beach’s new live-work-play development.

Apartment rent rates jump 2.5% in 2017, led by small and mid-sized markets

Photo: Pixabay

January 24, 2018 | BD+C Staff

The average price for one-bedroom units increased the most.

U.S. hotel markets with the largest construction pipelines

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January 24, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Dallas, Houston, and New York lead the way, with more than 460 hotel projects in the works.

Strong finish for architecture billings in 2017

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January 24, 2018 | AIA

The Architecture Billings Index concluded the year in positive terrain, with the December reading...

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Call for research partners: The neuroscience behind decision making in AEC

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January 21, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director
January 19, 2018 | CTBUH

The Lotte World Tower, in Seoul, and 150 N. Riverside, in Chicago, are among the finalists. 

Robert Frasca, FAIA, Founding Design Partner, ZGF

Robert Frasca, FAIA, Founding Design Partner, ZGF

January 08, 2018 | ZGF

Frasca was a driving force in transforming the architectural firm from its early beginnings as a...

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MIT’s Simmons Hall, designed by Steven Holl

MIT’s Simmons Hall, designed by Steven Holl

January 05, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

At a time when research- and data-based methods are playing a larger role in architecture, there...

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The 232-foot-tall Terrace House luxury condo development will be the tallest hybrid wood structure in North America.

The project received official approval to use exposed mass timber in the top seven stories of the 19-story building. Renderings: PortLiving

January 04, 2018 | PortLiving

The 232-foot-tall Terrace House luxury condo development will be the tallest hybrid wood structur...

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Staging should be used to support the client’s goals. This rendering for a spec office client was designed to target young, trendy tenants.

Staging should be used to support the client’s goals. This rendering for a spec office client was designed to target young, trendy tenants. Rendering: TILTPIXEL

       

January 02, 2018 | RAMY HANNA, 3D ARTIST, TILTPIXEL

3D artist Ramy Hanna offers guidelines and tricks-of-the-trade to ensure that project artwork is...

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Ductless air source heat pump index results for Boston (likely-adopter index). Credit: Meister Consultant Group, Inc. 2017.

December 22, 2017 | Adele Houghton, AIA, MPH, LEED AP BD+C, EBOM, ND

More and more, green project teams are relying on publicly available “external datasets” to prior...

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The map includes easily accessible and detailed information on each of the nearly 34,000 historic buildings within the city’s 141 historic districts. 

December 21, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission launched a new, enhanced version of its inter...

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The 1,823-foot Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea, is the second-tallest building completed in 2017. Courtesy CTBUH

December 20, 2017 | Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

More than 140 skyscrapers were completed across the globe this year, including 15 supertall tower...

Michigan Urban Farm Initiative

On two acres within Detroit’s North End, the Michigan Urban Farm Initiative grows 300 varieties of leafy vegetables that it distributes free to 2,000 families who live within two miles of the farm. Like many urban farms around the country, MUFI has spurred redevelopment in its surrounding communities. Photo: Michelle and Chris Gerard

December 20, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Urban farms have been impacting cities’ agribusiness—and, on some cases, their redevelopment—for...

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 55.0, up from a score of 51.7 in the previous month. Photo: Pixabay

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 55.0, up from a score of 51.7 in the previous month. Photo: Pixabay

December 20, 2017 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 55.0, up from a sc...

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colo., designed by SmithGroupJJR. Photo: Bill Timmerman

National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colo., designed by SmithGroupJJR. Photo: Bill Timmerman

December 19, 2017 | Edward Burton, RIBA, Science & Technology Practice Director, SmithGroupJJR

The LAB2050 initiative digs into the scientific trends, technologies, and economics that will sha...

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How do we measure human performance, and what does it mean for the workplace?

Photo: EYP

December 19, 2017 | Leigh Stringer, LEED AP, Workplace Strategy, EYP

There are many new tools and methods that are beginning to look more comprehensively to evaluate...

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December 12, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The editors of Multifamily Design + Construction magazine need your expertise.

District Winery, one of DC’s latest waterfront amenities

District Winery, one of DC’s latest waterfront amenities. Image © Prakash Patel

December 01, 2017 | Brenden Jackson

The nature of waterfront redevelopment has been evolutionary, in the truest sense of the word....

First Porsche, now Aston Martin: Sports car maker co-develops Miami condo tower

Renderings: Aston Martin Residences

November 29, 2017 | BD+C Staff

The 391-unit Aston Martin Residences will feature seven penthouses and a duplex penthouse, all wi...

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