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.
The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to e

The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to extra scrutiny during the design and construction

October 16, 2014 | Perkins+Will

The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and...

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Effective, fun fire-rated egress stairwell. Photo: TGP

Effective, fun fire-rated egress stairwell. Photo: TGP

October 16, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

Among the building elements contributing to the success of the elementary school’s public learnin...

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Photo: Don McCullough via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Don McCullough via Wikimedia Commons

October 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Labour announced that they will start using drones to help...

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Photo courtesy Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities

Photo courtesy Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities

October 15, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The impetus behind Harvard's Center for Green Buildings and Cities is what the design school’s de...

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Renderings courtesy Macklowe Properties

Rendering courtesy Macklowe PropertiesRenderings courtesy Macklowe Properties

October 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Concrete has been poured for the final floors of the residential high-rise at 432 Park Avenue in...

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Immersive cooling systems use a liquid instead of air to cool the servers. The b

Immersive cooling systems use a liquid instead of air to cool the servers. The basic idea is to submerge the motherboards in tan

October 15, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

A new technology promises to push the limits of data center energy efficiency by using liquid ins...

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Invasive probes, including test cuts of existing EIFS cladding, can uncover hidd

Invasive probes, including test cuts of existing EIFS cladding, can uncover hidden deterioration conditions. A seemingly impervi

October 14, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...

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October 14, 2014 | Erin L. Aichler & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

This course provides step-by-step prescriptive advice to architects, engineers, and contractors o...

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October 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The TED talks, none of which are longer than 20 minutes, feature speakers such as architect Moshe...

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October 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Taiwan will soon have its first Richard Meier building, a 535-foot apartment tower in Taichung Ci...

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The $100 million MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, designed by architecture f

The $100 million MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, designed by architecture firm Francis Cauffman, with P. Agnes Inc. as gene

October 14, 2014 | Adele Houghton, RA, LEED AP BD+C, O+M, ND

The path to more extensive use of health data in green building is blocked by certain myths that...

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Liberty Utilities installs Viega MegaPress. Photo: Viega

Liberty Utilities installs Viega MegaPress. Photo: Viega

October 13, 2014 | Viega Sponsored Content

Liberty Utilities of New Hampshire wanted a way to keep its installers safe without compromising...

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October 13, 2014 | The Softwood Lumber Board

The competition invites U.S. developers, institutions, organizations, and design teams willing to...

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At Ohlone Community College in Fremont, Calif., CannonDesign, in association wit

At Ohlone Community College in Fremont, Calif., CannonDesign, in association with Anderson Brule Architects, is designing a repl

October 13, 2014 | Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the American Institute of Architects’ effort to have arc...

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Renderings courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects

Renderings courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects

October 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The project sees a departure from Hadid’s well-known use of concrete, fiberglass, and resin. Inst...

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The 170,735-sf net zero emissions office building prototype in St. Louis, Mo., d

The 170,735-sf net zero emissions office building prototype in St. Louis, Mo., designed by HOK and The Weidt Group. Rendering: H

October 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A new study by Navigant Research projects that public- and private-sector efforts to lower the ca...

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Photo: Tangopaso via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Tangopaso via Wikimedia Commons

October 09, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

About three quarters of the estimated 700 firms that serve as panelists on AIA’s Architectural Bi...

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All graphics: Steven Holl Architects

All graphics: Steven Holl Architects

October 09, 2014 | Steven Holl Architects

The schematic design has been approved for the 50 000-sm Arrival Hall and Oceanic Pavilion for th...

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Rendering courtesy Union Village, HKS

Rendering courtesy Union Village, HKS

October 08, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The $1.2 billion Union Village project is expected to create 12,000 permanent jobs when completed...

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All renderings courtesy Woods Bagot, mir.no.

All renderings courtesy Woods Bagot, mir.no.

October 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The locally-inspired building is meant to serve as a symbol of the city's recovery from the earth...

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October 08, 2014 | Design-Build Institute of America

The Denver Union Station Transit Improvement Project is among 25 projects honored by the Design B...

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Infographic: John Burns Real Estate Consulting

Infographic: John Burns Real Estate Consulting

October 07, 2014 | John Burns Real Estate Consulting

More than 410,000 single- and multifamily home sales will be lost in 2014 due to student loan deb...

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Photo: Xisama via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Xisama via Wikimedia Commons

October 07, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The greater Raleigh, N.C., market appears to be getting back on its feet again, which is good new...

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October 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

In this downloadable graphic, technologist Shaan Hurley dissects 37 cocktails and analyzes their...

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Photo: Norma Gmez via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Norma Gmez via Wikimedia Commons

October 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 76-year-old architect sees skyscrapers and the privatization of public space to be the most p...

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Photo: Spacecaptain via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Spacecaptain via Wikimedia Commons

October 06, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Houston has 19 million square feet of office space under construction, 54% more than a year ago,...

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October 06, 2014 | AIA

Gross billings at architecture firms have increased by 20% since 2011, according to a new report...

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Illustration: Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture

Illustration: Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture

October 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Women account for more than half of the U.S. population. But even with significant gains over the...

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Photo: James G. Howes via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: James G. Howes via Wikimedia Commons

October 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A record 10.7 billion rides were taken on public transit in the United States last year. And a na...

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The Sydney Opera House was 1,357% over budget and completed 10 years past deadli

The Sydney Opera House was 1,357% over budget and completed 10 years past deadline. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

October 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Montreal's Olympic Stadium and the Sydney Opera House are among the landmark projects to bust the...

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