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.
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November 25, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Uncertainty about government spending clouds an otherwise positive economic outlook among 59 midd...

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All renderings courtesy Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
November 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Fitted with an LED façade, the 468-meter Greenland Tower Chengdu will act as a light sculpture fo...

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November 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's Building Team Awards is the industry's only recognition program to honor projects that ach...

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November 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The multifamily sector is now outpacing the peak construction rate in the previous housing cycle,...

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November 21, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This represents Nelson’s fifth merger or acquisition in 2014, during which the firm’s net fee rev...

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November 21, 2014 | FMI

There are a number of reasons for optimism among respondents of FMI's quarterly Nonresidential Co...

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November 21, 2014 | National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

The architecture profession continues to grow along with a gradually recovering economy, based on...

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November 21, 2014 | Lora Schwartz, Principal Consultant, CBRE Healthcare

Healthcare organizations are under extreme pressure to reduce costs, writes CBRE Healthcare's Lor...

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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
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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 $
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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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
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
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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