Engineers

Engineering goes hand-in-hand with design, putting a practical lens on the architect’s vision and finding the best way to make it happen. Without a talented engineer, the project will never reach completion, and certainly will not reach the standards of functionality and sustainability that the architect and client are seeking.
August 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A study examining what architects can learn from children, especially during the design process,...

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Graphic: AECOM and Ohio University
August 27, 2014 | AECOM and Ohio University

More than 80% of college athletic directors plan to make significant investments in facilities ov...

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Photo: courtesy Leidos
August 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Stantec, Jacobs, and Turner top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest industrial sector design...

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Local architects design a Sky Street for Shenzhen Bay City competition
August 26, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The design for a new complex in Shenzhen’s bay area consists of highly reflective glass towers, e...

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Atascadero City Hall was severely damaged by the San Simeon earthquake in 2003.
August 26, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham

The landmark city hall was severely damaged by the San Simeon earthquake in 2003. Reconstruction...

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Cincinnati Art Museum - Longworth Wing Renovation. Building Team: emersion DESIG
August 26, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Arup, Gensler, and Turner head BD+C's rankings of design and construction firms with the most rev...

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Kingdom Tower. Image courtesy of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill.
August 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Large portions of some skyscrapers are useless space used to artificially enhance their height, a...

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August 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff 
Choosing from 30,000 photos he took from the day construction began in 2006 to the day when con...
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Photo: Zaha Hadid Architects
August 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Hadid claims the reviewer falsely implied her indifference toward the plight of migrant workers i...

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August 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Mark Domino, the son-in-law of developer Douglas Durst, has developed an app, called Spireworks,...

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J. Craig Venter Institutes Landmark Net-Zero-Energy Genomic Laboratory, La Joll
August 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

HDR, Affiliated Engineers, and Skanska top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest S+T sector des...

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Cobo Conference and Exhibition Center Expansion & Renovation, Detroit, Mich. Bui
August 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, AECOM, and Hunt Construction top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest convention cent...

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Pasa Hotel & Spa in Huntington Beach, Calif., designed by WATG (hotel design) a
August 21, 2014 | RTKL

The acquisition of Callison, known predominantly for its leadership in retail and mixed-use desig...

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August 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

An opulent Renaissance Revival building in downtown Detroit is being used as a parking garage....

Designed by the architectural duo Charles A. Reed and Allen H. Stem, King Street
August 21, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

After years of neglect and botched renovations, King Street Station sparkles once again.

Photo: Mark Ahsmann via Wikimedia Commons
August 20, 2014 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects reported the July ABI score was 55.8, up noticeably from a m...

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Renderings courtesy of Goettsch Partners
August 19, 2014 | Goettsch Partners

The overall design concept is of a complex of textured buildings that would differentiate from th...

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One of the projects that 360 has worked on; Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
August 19, 2014 | HOK

Expected to be finalized by the end of October, the acquisition of 360 Architecture will provide...

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Photo courtesy Perikins+Will
August 18, 2014 | Perkins+Will

The broadened focus is resulting in comprehensive, long-term plans that will guide new growth in...

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Renderings: courtesy SPARK
August 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Architecture firm SPARK recently finished a design for a new development in Shenzhen. The 770,700...

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Narrow fire-rated aluminum framing system
August 17, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

The precision engineering of TGP’s Fireframes Aluminum Series creates narrow profiles and crisp s...

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Renderings courtesy RMJM
August 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The tower's fish-jumping gesture is meant to symbolize the prosperity and rapid transformation of...

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Renderings courtesy Adam Wiercinski Architekt
August 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Polish architect Adam Wiercinski designs a public toilet with a periscope mechanism that gives vi...

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Rendering: RMF Engineering
August 14, 2014 | Seth Spangler, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP

There are many hurdles to overcome when completing a life cycle cost assessment. RMF Engineering’...

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Rendering: RMF Engineering
August 14, 2014 | Seth Spangler, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP

A life cycle cost analysis helps a school district decide which HVAC system to use in $198 millio...

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Drawing inspiration from traditional temple architecture, a monolithic box will
August 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Museo Maya de América in Guatemala City will be the world’s largest museum of Mayan history a...

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August 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed by Vietnamese design firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects, the building will be made up of sta...

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August 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The boost to apartment construction suggests that job gains are encouraging the creation of house...

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August 12, 2014 | The City of St. Petersburg

The city of St. Petersburg, Fla., invites firms to submit their ideas for a new and improved pier...

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Photo credit: Lord Mauleverer, Wikimedia Commons.
August 12, 2014 | American Council of Engineering Companies 

More than two in three U.S. engineering firm leaders say the current business climate is better t...

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