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.
Photo: Rob Aylward/U.S. Navy via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Rob Aylward/U.S. Navy via Wikimedia Commons

November 19, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The construction industry, whose workforce was decimated during the last recession, is slowly get...

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Renderings courtesy Damian Rogers Architecture, Arup, Squint/Opera

Renderings courtesy Damian Rogers Architecture, Arup, Squint/Opera

November 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The surfing pool would offer 98-foot-wide waves that would run the length of the 500-foot-long en...

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Photo: Dave_7 via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Dave_7 via Wikimedia Commons

November 19, 2014 | AIA

Headed by the continued strength in the multifamily residential market and the emerging growth fo...

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An example of Aons Construction Risk Map, which the portal updates regularly to

An example of Aons Construction Risk Map, which the portal updates regularly to provide clients with insights into where the bu

November 18, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The new interactive tool from Aon Risk Solutions provides real-time updates pertaining to the ris...

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November 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The airport is expected to serve 90 million passengers a year on the opening of the first phase,...

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November 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have developed a w...

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Vermonts state-of-the-art public safety facility includes unique biosafety labs

Vermonts state-of-the-art public safety facility includes unique biosafety labs that rely on complicated mechanical systems to

November 17, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The laboratory will be used to perform a wide range of analyses to detect biological, toxicologic...

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On the Kunming Junfa Dongfeng Square project in Kunming City, China, architects

On the Kunming Junfa Dongfeng Square project in Kunming City, China, architects from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill utilized voids n

November 17, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

By harnessing natural ventilation, Building Teams can achieve a tremendous reduction in energy us...

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November 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The centerpiece of the proposed plan is the revitalization of the iconic Smithsonian castle.

A student bedroom at the College of Wooster (Ohio) capitalizes on 12-foot-high c

A student bedroom at the College of Wooster (Ohio) capitalizes on 12-foot-high ceilings to optimize overhead storage space, extr

November 14, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

In a recent workshop with 62 college students, architects from Little explored the changing habit...

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Every aspect of the Centerlocation, materials, utilities, operation and usemee

Every aspect of the Centerlocation, materials, utilities, operation and usemeets the strictest environmental standards. Photo

November 12, 2014 | SmithGroupJJR

More than a decade after opening its groundbreaking Philip Merrill Environmental Center, the grou...

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November 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A new list of America's 20 biggest boomtowns shows Houston on top, with New York City close behin...

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Renderings courtesy RPBW

Renderings courtesy RPBW

November 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Renzo Piano Building Workshop has been granted planning approval for its residential building at...

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At Coastline Community Colleges Newport Beach (Calif.) Campus, the Building Tea

At Coastline Community Colleges Newport Beach (Calif.) Campus, the Building Team took advantage of the sites natural coastal g

November 10, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Providing more comfortable conditions to building occupants has become a top priority in today’s...

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Renderings courtesy Herzog & De Meuron

Renderings courtesy Herzog & De Meuron

November 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The library’s new home will be a completely new building in Jerusalem, and will combine the funct...

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A Marriott hotel in Orlando, Fla. Marriott is leading the U.S. hotel pipeline. P

A Marriott hotel in Orlando, Fla. Marriott is leading the U.S. hotel pipeline. Photo credit: Timjarrett, Wikimedia Commons

November 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The hotel construction pipeline hit a five-year high in the third quarter, clocking in at 3,516 p...

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The exterior design of the 21-story, LEED Silver MassArt Tree House was sugges

The exterior design of the 21-story, LEED Silver MassArt Tree House was suggested by Gustav Klimts Tree of Life. The 145,60

November 07, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Many states have cut back funding for higher education in recent years, and securing money for ne...

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Students chill in a lounge at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. The $

Students chill in a lounge at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. The $52 million, 493-bed residence hall in downtown B

November 07, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

University students want more in a residence hall than just a place to sleep. They want a space t...

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Photo: Sardaka via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Sardaka via Wikimedia Commons

November 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Jean Nouvel-designed tower tops the list of 88 entries in the 13th annual Council on Tall Bui...

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Renderings courtesy Hines

Renderings courtesy Hines

November 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Houston-based developer is planning a seven-story wood-framed office building in Minneapolis’...

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Renderings courtesy Studio Gang Architects

Renderings courtesy Studio Gang Architects

November 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The century-old power plant will be converted into a recreation facility with a coffee shop, loun...

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November 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

WSP is expanding its national presence by acquiring ccrd, a national MEP engineering and commissi...

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Thornton Tomasettis computational modeling and R&D incubator, CORE Studio, has

Thornton Tomasettis computational modeling and R&D incubator, CORE Studio, has developed numerous digital tools since its found

November 05, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Without a common language linking BIM/VDC software platforms, firms seek out interoperability sol...

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Photo: suphakit73 via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Photo: suphakit73 via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

November 05, 2014 | Mancini•Duffy

With the rise of technology, much of the workday—even the most productive morning hours—is spent...

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Photo: Geo Swan via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Geo Swan via Wikimedia Commons

November 05, 2014 | ACEC

According to the latest ACEC Engineering Business Index, which charts the health of the engineeri...

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November 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Preliminary designs for the $300 million George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art have been unveiled,...

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Photo: SOHO China
November 04, 2014 | SOHO China

Sky SOHO is the third in a trilogy of SOHO China developments designed by Zaha Hadid Architects....

Iber Camargo Foundation. Photo: Ricardo Rmx via Wikimedia Commons
November 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Herzog & de Meuron's iconic 1111 Lincoln Road parking garage in Miami Beach, Fla., is one of...

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Photo: M.O. Stevens via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: M.O. Stevens via Wikimedia Commons

November 02, 2014 | David Gibney, LEED AP, M+W Group

M+W Group's David Gibney offers his top lessons learned from coordinating dozens of large LEED pr...

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