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.
Renderings: courtesy SPARK

Renderings: courtesy SPARK

August 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Architecture firm SPARK recently finished a design for a new development in Shenzhen. The 770,700...

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Narrow fire-rated aluminum framing system

Narrow fire-rated aluminum framing system

August 17, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

The precision engineering of TGP’s Fireframes Aluminum Series creates narrow profiles and crisp s...

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Renderings courtesy RMJM

Renderings courtesy RMJM

August 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The tower's fish-jumping gesture is meant to symbolize the prosperity and rapid transformation of...

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Renderings courtesy Adam Wiercinski Architekt

Renderings courtesy Adam Wiercinski Architekt

August 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Polish architect Adam Wiercinski designs a public toilet with a periscope mechanism that gives vi...

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Rendering: RMF Engineering

Rendering: RMF Engineering

August 14, 2014 | Seth Spangler, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP

There are many hurdles to overcome when completing a life cycle cost assessment. RMF Engineering’...

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Rendering: RMF Engineering

Rendering: RMF Engineering

August 14, 2014 | Seth Spangler, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP

A life cycle cost analysis helps a school district decide which HVAC system to use in $198 millio...

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Drawing inspiration from traditional temple architecture, a monolithic box will

Drawing inspiration from traditional temple architecture, a monolithic box will be perched atop blocks of stone, accompanied by

August 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Museo Maya de América in Guatemala City will be the world’s largest museum of Mayan history a...

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August 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed by Vietnamese design firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects, the building will be made up of sta...

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August 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The boost to apartment construction suggests that job gains are encouraging the creation of house...

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August 12, 2014 | The City of St. Petersburg

The city of St. Petersburg, Fla., invites firms to submit their ideas for a new and improved pier...

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Photo credit: Lord Mauleverer, Wikimedia Commons.

Photo credit: Lord Mauleverer, Wikimedia Commons.

August 12, 2014 | American Council of Engineering Companies 

More than two in three U.S. engineering firm leaders say the current business climate is better t...

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The 130,000-sf Great Hall in the central terminal at Seattle-Tacoma Internationa

The 130,000-sf Great Hall in the central terminal at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport offers a glass curtain wall with plent

August 12, 2014 | Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor

The recent evolution of airport terminals has been prompted largely by different patterns of pass...

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Renderings courtesy ALL Design

Renderings courtesy ALL Design

August 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

South London's riverfront will soon be graced by one of Will Alsop's eccentric designs: a curved...

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Photo courtesy BC Hydro

Photo courtesy BC Hydro

August 11, 2014 | Morrison Hershfield

The guide aims to overcome obstacles with respect to mitigating thermal bridging to reduce energy...

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All photos courtesy LEGO

All photos courtesy LEGO

August 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

LEGO Architecture Studio is made up of 76 unique elements and over 1,200 pieces, and is intended...

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Set to open later this year, the $184 million Anaheim (Calif.) Regional Transpor

Set to open later this year, the $184 million Anaheim (Calif.) Regional Transportation Intermodal Center is a project of the cit

August 08, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Improving energy performance of existing properties through targeted upgrades and large-scale rec...

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SuperSecure II-XLS with Level III Ballistic/Grade 2 Attack in SAFTIfire Ballisti

SuperSecure II-XLS with Level III Ballistic/Grade 2 Attack in SAFTIfire Ballistic Framing for the corridors.

August 08, 2014 | SAFTI FIRST This is Sponsored Content

When the designers at L. R. Kimball looked for an all-in-one clear, wire-free glazing solution th...

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Montroy Andersen DeMarco recently completed a 35,000-sf fitout of Manhattan offi

Montroy Andersen DeMarco recently completed a 35,000-sf fitout of Manhattan offi

August 07, 2014 | Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The adage “doing more with less” has become a byword for many businesses since the Great Recessio...

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Renderings courtesy of BIG

Renderings courtesy of BIG

August 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Bjarke Ingels’ firm is looking to improve the 1960s-designed Givskund Zoo in Denmark by giving th...

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August 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

If the film industry has its Razzie awards, architecture will have its Dead Prize, created by Arc...

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August 06, 2014 | Design-Build Institute of America

The 2014 Design-Build Project/Team Awards showcase design-build best practices and celebrate the...

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SkyHouse Orlando is a 23-story, 320-unit residential tower located adjacent to a

SkyHouse Orlando is a 23-story, 320-unit residential tower located adjacent to a public bus route and near a proposed commuter r

August 06, 2014 | Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Multifamily housing construction is expected to remain relatively strong throughout 2014. Starts...

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Photo: digidreamgrafix via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Photo: digidreamgrafix via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

August 05, 2014 | Peter Lufkin and Luca Romani, CBRE Whitestone

Using well-known risk analytics applied to pre-existing facility data, risk scanning can provide...

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August 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

After 18 month of planning and construction, the museum will open its new Shigeru Ban-designed fa...

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Low-rise structures and pedestrian streets characterize the new Henderson-Hopkin

Low-rise structures and pedestrian streets characterize the new Henderson-Hopkins School in East Baltimore, the areas first new

August 05, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

After a long period of anemic performance, with growth mostly driven by renovations and additions...

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August 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

El-Gamal's plans has been dubbed controversial by many industry professionals.

In May, Facebook broke ground on an expansion to its data center campus in Lule

In May, Facebook broke ground on an expansion to its data center campus in Lule, Sweden. Using a new prefab construction proces

August 04, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Less than a year after opening its ultra-green, hydropowered data center facility in Luleå, Swede...

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To support rapid iterative design approaches on the 30,000-seat Al Meena Soccer

To support rapid iterative design approaches on the 30,000-seat Al Meena Soccer Stadium project in Basrah, Iraq, structural engi

August 04, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Cloud-based data sharing, rapid iterative design, and cross-discipline collaboration are among th...

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Legacy ER in Allen, Texas, was among the AIA healthcare design honorees. Photo

Legacy ER in Allen, Texas, was among the AIA healthcare design honorees. Photo Michael Moran/OTTO.

August 01, 2014 | American Institute of Architects

Projects showcase the best of healthcare building design and health design-oriented research.

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Denver is among the "most recovered" American cities, post-recession, according

Denver is among the "most recovered" American cities, post-recession, according to WalletHub. Photo by Flickr user Larry Johnson

August 01, 2014 | WalletHub

Texas metros show great momentum, but a number of Arizona and California cities are still struggl...

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