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.
M-1 streetcar line, Detroit. Credit: Anderson Illustration | Brookings Instituti
June 16, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

A new Brookings Institution study records the emergence of “competitive places that are also cool...

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June 13, 2014 | Gilbane Building Company

Gilbane Building company hires new president and COO

All renderings courtesy of BIG
June 13, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

The glass-and-steel pavilion's spiral structure acts as a storytelling device for the company's h...

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June 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Constructing a concrete dome is a costly process, but this may change soon. A team from the Vienn...

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Jevon Carrington and Leila Schey, both Architectural Designers in Genslers Wash
June 11, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

In search of a fast rendering solution, Gensler looked to the gaming and moviemaking industries f...

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June 11, 2014

A new development in New York's historic Sugar Hill district nears completion, designed to be an...

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June 11, 2014 | New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

A plan to revitalize New Orleans' Convention Center moves forward after Louisiana governor signs...

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June 11, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

Today's technologies allow us to work anywhere. So why come to an office at all? Herman Miller ha...

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June 11, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

California-based Esri, a supplier of GIS software, created a nifty interactive map that gives vie...

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Renderings courtesy Eindhoven University of Technology / www.StrusturalIce.com
June 10, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Associate Editor

"Sagrada Familia in Ice" will be built with a mixture of wooden fibers and plain ice that is thre...

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June 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Roof window manufacturer Fakro offers a skylight window system that quickly converts into an open...

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Ground cafe at Yale University, New Haven, Conn., by Bentel and Bentel Architect
June 09, 2014 | AIA

Yale's funky new Ground café and a pavilion made from 53,780 recycled plastic bottles are among t...

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June 09, 2014 | SSOE

SSOE’s Board of Directors announced that it has selected Bob Howell to be the next President and...

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The city of Buffalo hired a team of professionals to execute assessments for mor
June 08, 2014 | Joseph Cassata, AIA, CannonDesign

Over the past few years, Buffalo has developed a cutting-edge facility management program to ensu...

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June 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

AT Design Office has proposed a design for a floating city to offset increasing urban populations...

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Renderings: courtesy Related Companies
June 06, 2014 | Related Companies

Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group are teaming to develop Fifty Five Hudson Yards, the...

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The city of Santa Monica, Calif.'s Parking Structure 6 won for Best Design of a
June 05, 2014 | International Parking Institute

Winners include garages that are architectural delights, an airport's canopied parking atrium, an...

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An example of emerging "live, work, play" strategy is the development of residen
June 05, 2014 | Eric Fisher and Patrick Duke

In urban and even suburban markets, real estate is about the "live, work, play," with close proxi...

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Waterfront view including the competition site from the Market Square, looking s
June 05, 2014 | Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation

This is the first time the Guggenheim Foundation has sought a design through an open competition....

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Photo: Albert Herring via Wikimedia Commons
June 04, 2014 | Bernie Markstein, Chief Economist, Reed Construction Data

This year's unusually difficult winter took its toll on construction activity. Nonetheless, first...

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Dave Boswell, President and CEO of Hughes Associates, Inc., and Martin Reiss, CE
June 04, 2014 | The RJA Group

The transaction creates one of the largest providers of lifecycle building consultancy services t...

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June 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The tower, built in front of St. Stephen's Basilica, is topped with a Rubik's cube and was built...

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Century Spire will reach 60 stories when construction is complete. Renderings: c
June 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Century Spire, Daniel Libeskind's latest project, has just broken ground in Century City, sou...

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Photo: Paul Sableman via Wikimedia Commons
June 02, 2014 | Green Parking Council

The Green Parking Council, an affiliate of the International Parking Institute, has launched the...

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Photo: EVO from UAE via Wikimedia Commons
June 02, 2014 | Associated Builders and Contractors

Ten of 16 nonresidential construction subsectors posted increases in spending in April, according...

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Fall prevention is the theme of OSHA's "Stand Down" campaign. Photo: Wikimedia C
June 02, 2014 | OSHA

New program urges firms to explore ways to prevent jobsite falls, which are a leading cause of de...

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CityHome's office configuration
May 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Dubbed CityHome, the system integrates furniture, storage, exercise equipment, lighting, office e...

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May 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Cities around the U.S. are taking notice of New York's highly popular High Line elevated park sys...

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May 30, 2014 | HRI Properties

New Orleans-based HRI Properties recently completed the purchase of one of the most storied build...

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May 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Funded through Kickstarter, iSketchnote uses a smart pen to instantly digitize hand-written notes...

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