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.
ESIF merges three very specialized components: an ultra-energy efficient workpla
April 02, 2014 | SmithGroupJJR

NREL's Energy Systems Integration Facility takes top honors in R&D Magazine's 48th annual lab...

read more
April 02, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor

This course covers life cycle assessment, color selection, emissions, durability, resilience, cor...

read more
Renderings: courtesy H&S International
April 01, 2014 | BD+C Staff

When completed, PhoenixMart will be one of the largest single-level trade centers in the U.S. ...

March 31, 2014 | Plaza Construction

EKO Flood Protection created a flood prevention solution for one of New York City's largest offic...

read more
March 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Even before the St. Denys-du-Plateau Church was converted into a library, it was an unusual build...

read more
March 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Bristol-based artist Luke Jerram hopes that the temporary installation, once funded, will encoura...

read more
March 27, 2014 | NKBA

Work on multifamily housing projects? Here are the top kitchen and bath design trends, according...

read more
March 26, 2014 | Callison

Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainab...

read more
March 26, 2014 | Lockheed Martin

The facility will host advanced R&D in emerging technology areas like 3D printing, energetics...

read more
Sydney's new Goods Line will be built in two stages, the first of which is set t
March 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 500-meter-long park will feature bike paths, study pods, and outdoor workspaces.

March 25, 2014 | Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (SGH), an ENR 500, award-winning, national engineering firm, is...

read more
March 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The design duo discusses the founding of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architects and the design of...

read more
Free tours will be offered, starting in May. Photo: Jack E. Boucher, August, 196
March 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 14-story tower, one of only two Wright-designed high-rises to be built, has been off limits t...

read more
March 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The winding hotel and apartment building will be built between the mountains and the sea in remot...

read more
All renderings courtesy SuperSkyScrapers
March 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Singapore Bamboo Skyscraper competition invited design teams to explore the possibilities of...

read more
Designed by Centerbrook Architects and Planners, the Hotchkiss School's new Biom
March 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

From bold structural glulam designs to striking textured wall and ceiling schemes, these award-wi...

read more
All renderings: Perkins Eastman
March 20, 2014 | Perkins Eastman

When complete, the Wharf will feature approximately 3 million sf of new residential, office, hote...

read more
The competition is Fast Company's take on March Madness. Image: courtesy Fast Co
March 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff
Fast Company's Bracket Madness tournament pits 32 designers against each other to see who truly...
read more
Birmingham (UK) Super Hospital under construction. Photo: Oosoom via Wikimedia C
March 19, 2014 | Steve Higgs and Lora Schwartz, CBRE Healthcare

Because healthcare projects take years to implement, developing a true north charter is essential...

read more
Alfond Center for Health, in Augusta, Maine, was fulfilled through a three-party
March 18, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Cutthroat competition and the vagaries of the Affordable Healthcare Act are making capital planni...

read more
Photo: Vmenkov via Wikimedia Commons
March 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

China's goal, according to Koolhaas, is to de-incentivize migration into already overcrowded citi...

read more
March 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 58-story DC Tower 1 is the first of two high-rises designed by Dominique Perrault Architectur...

read more
Image credit: Copyright CPAT / Hayes Davidson / Jason Hawkes
March 12, 2014 | New London Architecture

The vast majority of high-rise projects in the works are residential towers, which could help tac...

read more
Photo: Dorma
March 12, 2014 | BD+C Editors

From a high-tech classroom lockdown system to an impact-resistant wide-stile door line, BD+C edit...

read more
March 11, 2014 | Perkins+Will

The Freelon Group concentrates on museums, libraries, universities and other civic and institutio...

read more
Caterpillars Cat B15 rugged smartphone
March 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The B15 is billed by Cat as “the most progressive, durable and rugged device available on the mar...

read more
Photo: iBackFlip Somersault
March 10, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

BD+C readers share their most trusted smartphone and tablet cases. The editors select some of the...

read more
Greg Miller used the Unity coding language to create "Jerry's Place." All render
March 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Fans of the show can now explore a virtual 3D model of the iconic New York residence, thanks to o...

read more
March 05, 2014 | Tile of Spain

Beveled, geometric, and high-tech patterns are among the hot ceramic tile trends, say tile design...

read more
Image courtesy Hoffmann Architects
March 04, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Design experts from Hoffmann Architects offer a brief history of exterior insulation and finish s...

read more
Overlay Init