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.
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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The University of British Columbia Earth Sciences Building, by Perkins + Will, i
May 29, 2014 | reThink Wood

The wood-industry advocacy group reThink Wood has released "...

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May 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

In Sernecke's competition to design Sweden's tallest skyscraper, five finalists have been selecte...

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Customers want continuity, so the look and feel of every channel, from mobile to
May 29, 2014 | JLL

In pursuit of enhanced customer experiences, retailers are using Big Data, interactive technology...

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All renderings: courtesy Kohn Pedersen Fox
May 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The two-building headquarters for Turkey’s largest and oldest financial institution, Ziraat Bank,...

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Renderings: courtesy Safdie Architects
May 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Moshe Safdie's latest project, a pair of 38-story luxury residential towers in Singapore, will be...

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The Building Team just completed Phase II of the project, which includes 129 new
May 28, 2014 | The Architectural Team

First opened in 1940, South Boston's Old Colony housing project had become a symbol of poor housi...

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The J. Craig Venter Institute, a highly sustainable lab building, recently opene
May 27, 2014 | BD+C staff

ZGF Architects' La Jolla building for genomics pioneer J. Craig Venter and his nonprofit research...

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Barnsworth Exhibition Center, Location / Plano, Ill. Photo: Dave Burk, Hedrich B
May 23, 2014 | AIA Chicago

Winning projects include an events center for Mies van der Rohe's landmark Farnsworth House and a...

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May 23, 2014 | NeoCon

Tech-friendly furniture, “live walls,” sit-stand desks, and circadian lighting are among the emer...

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May 23, 2014 | Ryan Schultz & Timothy Connor, SPARCH

Data center design specialist SPARCH creates a modular scheme for solutions provider Digital Real...

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The Allen Independent School District will not open its high school's $60 millio
May 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 18,000-seat Eagle Stadium in Allen, Texas, opened in 2012 to much fanfare. But cracks recentl...

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The Keystone XL Pipeline is a proposed 1,179 mile (1,897 km), 36-inch-diameter c
May 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The legislation focused on energy efficiency standards such as water heaters with smart meters an...

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Lenfest Hall, one of the museum's two principal public entrance spaces, will be
May 21, 2014 | Philadelphia Museum of Art and BD+C Staff

Gehry's final design reorganizes and expands the building, adding more than 169,000 sf of space,...

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Photo: Brett VA via Wikimedia Commons
May 16, 2014 | USGBC

The Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grant Program will offer 14 grants to developers of affordable...

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May 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Ito and other Japanese architects cite excessive costs, massive size, and the project's potential...

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May 15, 2014 | U.S. Census Bureau

Many U.S. cities are seeing an increase in bicycle commuters, according to new a ...

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Courtesy Wikimedia Commons
May 14, 2014 | Gilbane

Construction spending for 2014 should finish 6.6% higher than in 2013, with nonresidential work c...

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The $1.5 billion project is the initial seed of urban development in the area. I
May 13, 2014 | Nadel Architects

In addition to five major sports venues, the Dalian Sports Center includes a 30-story, 440-room,...

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Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons
May 13, 2014 | AIA

The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, h...

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Renderings: courtesy the Department of Canadian Heritage
May 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A design team featuring Daniel Libeskind and Gail Dexter-Lord has won a competition with its desi...

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