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.
February 17, 2014 | Stanley Consultants

The purpose of National Engineers Week is to call attention to the contributions that engineers m...

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February 14, 2014

Vendor-neutral publication examines aspects of the popular power usage effectiveness (PUE) metric...

Mohamed A. ElGawady, associate professor of civil, architectural and environ
February 14, 2014 | Missouri S&T

Research could lead to blocks that use waste material and have seismic and insulating benefits....

The pinwheel is driven by hidden microphones and connected motors.
February 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The proposed design for the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History features a 10-foot pinwheel that...

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February 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Mill Junction will house up to 370 students and is supported by 50-year-old grain silos.

February 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Rupp Arena will get a 40-foot high glass façade and a new concourse, but will retain many of its...

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RMIT University's Design Hub, Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Neal Jennings
February 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

In this special five-part report, Building Design+Construction explores how Building Tea...

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Husqvarnas DXR140 demolition robot in action. The robot shown here is controlle
February 14, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

Building Teams across the globe are employing advanced robotics to simplify what is inherently a...

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February 13, 2014 | LargaVista

The site is located at the gateway to the booming SoHo retail market, where Class A office space...

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February 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The curved campus will consist of four different buildings, one exclusively for amenities like a...

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The Americas Prize is awarded to the best architectural work in the Americas com
February 12, 2014 | IIT College of Architecture

Awarded biennially with a $50,000 prize, the program will recognize the most distinguished archit...

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Sasaki Associates used detailed network visualizations like this traffic flow pa
February 12, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

There are literally hundreds of applications for deep analytics in planning and design projects,...

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Photoshop CC supports the most popular desktop 3D printers, such as the MakerBot
February 11, 2014 | Adobe

Available as part of an update to Photoshop Creative Cloud, the tool enables users to easily and...

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The Fashion Outlets of Chicago, designed by RTKL and KA, combine high-end and mi
February 11, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Generic ‘boxes’ and indifferent service won’t cut it with today’s savvy shoppers. Retailers are s...

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Craig Chinn, founder of Architecture Design Collaborative, was previously an ass
February 10, 2014 | Architecture Design Collaborative

Today, Architecture Design Collaborative officially announces the launch of its firm providing a...

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February 10, 2014 | Ball State University

To best serve the industry, Ball State University has organized a single day conference in which...

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Using EnergyPlus, AEC professionals can model heating, cooling, lighting, ventil
February 07, 2014 | Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

The update will allow a larger ecosystem of developers to contribute updates to the code in order...

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February 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Like a crystalline form still in the state of expansion, the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and...

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February 05, 2014 | Morrissey Goodale

In 2013, consultant Morrissey Goodale observed 168...

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February 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Recent advancements in structural design, combined with the loosening of density and zoning requi...

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February 05, 2014 | Brick Industry Association

Entries open on February 10 for the Brick Industry Association's (BIA) ...

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February 05, 2014 | Modular Building Institute

More than 600 developers, contractors, architects, builders, dealers and equipment/service suppli...

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February 04, 2014 | International Living Future Institute

The Bechtel Environmental Classroom utilizes solar power, composting toilets, and an energy recov...

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February 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Architect Christian Salvati's new structure is just the first step in bringing shipping container...

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January 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The free tool, called Build, allows Chrome users to create virtual 3D structures using any shape...

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January 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

This McDonald's, which is combined with a fuel station and recreation areas, was awarded the Best...

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nbbj, computational design
January 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff 

In an ideal world, every office employee would have a beautiful view from his or her desk. While...

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Kansas City is among the metros participating in the new City Energy Project, an
January 30, 2014 | City Energy Project / NRDC

Organizers say combined initiative could cut as much climate-change pollution as generated by 1 m...

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Image: Oosoom via Wikimedia Commons
January 30, 2014 | Lee Asher and Chris Bodnar, CBRE Healthcare

Despite the shake up stemming from the Affordable Care Act, 2014 will be an active year in health...

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