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 25, 2014 | Green Building Initiative

Glumac consulting engineer CEO Steve Straus and Plum Creek director of real estate Doug Cole join...

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Photo courtesy of Adilla Menayang
June 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Chicago's mayor Rahm Emanuel announces plan to hold the Chicago Architecture Biennial in late 201...

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Rendering courtesy of WRNS Studio and Clive Wilkinson Architects.
June 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Demolition will begin this week as a precursor to construction of Intuit's new addition to its Mo...

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Images by Iwan baan courtesy of Foundation Louis Vuitton.
June 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Comissioned by Bernard Arnault, American legendary architect Frank Gehry's newest structure in Pa...

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Method Homes' home design for the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.
June 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Make It Right, Brad Pitt's foundation that builds homes for people in need, has just revealed fiv...

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David Cyr will helm Lilker's new Lighting Group.
June 23, 2014 | Lilker Associates

New division rounds out building systems services offerings for the Manhattan-based consulting fi...

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All images Kuehn Malvezzi
June 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The building will rise on the ruins of a 13th-century Christian church that was damaged during WW...

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Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
June 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Sterling Bay Cos. and Bill Davies' International Property Developers North America partner up for...

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June 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Seventh Heaven complex features a stepped form that will offer stunning views of the Dubai sk...

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The preliminary CBECS report provides general data about the size and number of
June 20, 2014 | U.S. Energy Information Administration

Federal survey project shows that commercial-building floorspace has grown 22% since 2003; energy...

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June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The development's wavy and groovy design promises unobstructed views of the Marmara Sea for every...

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June 19, 2014 | C.W. Driver

As an expert in design-build projects, Kirby is currently directing several projects, with new an...

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June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The high-rise development will have a 24,638-sf vertical garden, breaking a Guinness World Record...

Rendering courtesy Walsh Construction
June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Orchards at Orenco, a 57-unit affordable housing complex in Hillsboro, Oregon, is the first of a...

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June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Walkable communities have a higher GDP, greater wealth, and higher percentages of college grads,...

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Photo: Sarah Mechling/Perkins Eastman
June 19, 2014 | Perkins Eastman

A new white paper from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America and Perkins Eastman details best des...

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The tower, called Polstjrnan, or "The Pole Star," is to be built in Gothenburg,
June 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff
The skyscraper, which will reach 230 meters and is named Polstjärnan, or "The Pole Star," is to...
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June 18, 2014 | Consigli Construction

The $60 million facility built in honor of King Rama IX of Thailand is the largest Thai Buddhist...

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons
June 18, 2014 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects reported that the May ABI score was 52.6, up sharply from a...

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Using 3D printing, Arup engineers were able to design and fabricate this lightwe
June 18, 2014 | Arup

The firm's research shows that 3D printing has the potential to reduce costs, cut waste, and slas...

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June 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

From Miles Davis to Björk to Manu Chao to Bach, Babina visualizes how these sounds will look like...

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Photo: Dwight Burdette, Wikimedia Commons
June 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 35.9 million people moved between 2012 and 2013, meaning tha...

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Renderings: courtesy Chetwood Architects
June 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Phoenix Towers are expected to reach 1 km, the same height as Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill's ...

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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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