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.
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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The 130,000-sf Great Hall in the central terminal at Seattle-Tacoma Internationa
August 12, 2014 | Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor

The recent evolution of airport terminals has been prompted largely by different patterns of pass...

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Renderings courtesy ALL Design
August 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

South London's riverfront will soon be graced by one of Will Alsop's eccentric designs: a curved...

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Photo courtesy BC Hydro
August 11, 2014 | Morrison Hershfield

The guide aims to overcome obstacles with respect to mitigating thermal bridging to reduce energy...

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All photos courtesy LEGO
August 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

LEGO Architecture Studio is made up of 76 unique elements and over 1,200 pieces, and is intended...

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Set to open later this year, the $184 million Anaheim (Calif.) Regional Transpor
August 08, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Improving energy performance of existing properties through targeted upgrades and large-scale rec...

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SuperSecure II-XLS with Level III Ballistic/Grade 2 Attack in SAFTIfire Ballisti
| August 08, 2014 | SAFTI FIRST  

When the designers at L. R. Kimball looked for an all-in-one clear, wire-free glazing solution th...

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Montroy Andersen DeMarco recently completed a 35,000-sf fitout of Manhattan offi
August 07, 2014 | Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The adage “doing more with less” has become a byword for many businesses since the Great Recessio...

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Renderings courtesy of BIG
August 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Bjarke Ingels’ firm is looking to improve the 1960s-designed Givskund Zoo in Denmark by giving th...

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August 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

If the film industry has its Razzie awards, architecture will have its Dead Prize, created by Arc...

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August 06, 2014 | Design-Build Institute of America

The 2014 Design-Build Project/Team Awards showcase design-build best practices and celebrate the...

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SkyHouse Orlando is a 23-story, 320-unit residential tower located adjacent to a
August 06, 2014 | Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Multifamily housing construction is expected to remain relatively strong throughout 2014. Starts...

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Photo: digidreamgrafix via FreeDigitalPhotos.net
August 05, 2014 | Peter Lufkin and Luca Romani, CBRE Whitestone

Using well-known risk analytics applied to pre-existing facility data, risk scanning can provide...

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August 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

After 18 month of planning and construction, the museum will open its new Shigeru Ban-designed fa...

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Low-rise structures and pedestrian streets characterize the new Henderson-Hopkin
August 05, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

After a long period of anemic performance, with growth mostly driven by renovations and additions...

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August 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

El-Gamal's plans has been dubbed controversial by many industry professionals.

In May, Facebook broke ground on an expansion to its data center campus in Lule
August 04, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Less than a year after opening its ultra-green, hydropowered data center facility in Luleå, Swede...

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To support rapid iterative design approaches on the 30,000-seat Al Meena Soccer
August 04, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Cloud-based data sharing, rapid iterative design, and cross-discipline collaboration are among th...

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Legacy ER in Allen, Texas, was among the AIA healthcare design honorees. Photo
August 01, 2014 | American Institute of Architects

Projects showcase the best of healthcare building design and health design-oriented research.

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Denver is among the "most recovered" American cities, post-recession, according
August 01, 2014 | WalletHub

Texas metros show great momentum, but a number of Arizona and California cities are still struggl...

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Science, general academic, and health-medical were hot categories in the univers
July 30, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

University stakeholders face complicated cap-ex stressors, from chronic to impending. Creative ap...

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Vikings Stadium construction, April 2014. Photo: Runner1928 via Wikimedia Common
July 30, 2014 | American Institute of Architects

Semiannual Consensus Construction Forecast predicts 4.9% increase this year, 8% next year, with o...

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Farmers' markets, like this one in Austin, Texas, are prized features of the urb
July 30, 2014 | Sasaki Associates

Urban dwellers love food-related resources, public spaces, and historic structures—but really hat...

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