Facility Managers

Once the project is completed, the building must be managed by someone, or it cannot live up to its full functionality. Owners and facility managers are the unsung heroes of many iconic works of architecture, making sure that buildings remain in good condition and are utilized to their fullest potential.
Tampa VA Hospital. Photo: courtesy VA
September 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

CannonDesign, Clark Group, and URS top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest Veterans Administr...

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Max Planck Florida Institute, Jupiter, Fla.
September 14, 2014 | Viega LLC Sponsored Content

The Max Planck Florida Institute consists of a three-story, 100,000-sf scientific research facili...

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A user navigates a virtual reality model of a proposed commercial office at DPR
September 13, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The emergence of low-cost VR technology means that anyone with a few hundred bucks and a decent w...

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September 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

To turn the underdeveloped area by Chrissy Field into new public space, San Francisco's Presidio...

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September 11, 2014 | Cintas Corporation

For the 13th consecutive year, Cintas Corporation is back with its popular America’s Best Restroo...

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MBTA Revere Transit Facility & Streetscape project in Revere, Mass. Photo: court
September 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Leo A Daly, URS, and Skanska head BD+C's rankings of the largest transit facility sector design a...

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Translated Geometries, shape memory polymer
September 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Students in Barcelona have created a composite material using shape memory polymers that can defo...

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Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston. Photo: Farragutful via Wikimedia Comm
September 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Brasfield & Gorrie, Gensler, and Jacobs top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest religious...

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Photo courtesy of DAQRI
September 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A Los Angeles-based startup added augmented reality technology to a hardhat, creating a smart hel...

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September 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Restoration of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed chapel was made possible (and affordable) thanks t...

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September 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed to be the world’s most sustainable airport, the plan uses a single, compact terminal sch...

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The Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is one of Gehry Technologies' latest projects. Re
September 08, 2014 | Trimble

Trimble and Frank Gehry announced that they have entered into a strategic alliance to collaborate...

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Arizona Capitol Museum 2014. Photo: Gage Skidmore via Wikipedia
September 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

PCL Construction, Stantec, and AECOM head BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest state governmen...

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Photo: Tomasz Sienicki via Wikimedia Commons
September 08, 2014 | Megan Donham, Associate Consultant, CBRE Healthcare

The underlying variables and tools used to manage collaboration between teams is ultimately the d...

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Photo: Tanya King courtesy U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District
September 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Balfour Beatty, Fluor, and HDR top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest military sector design...

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Renderings courtesy of Zaha hadid via Gizmag
September 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Zaha Hadid's latest project in Australia is a complex of three, tapered residential high-rises th...

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September 05, 2014 | AIA

The CAE Design Excellence Award honors educational facilities that the jury believes should serve...

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Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse, Long Beach, Calif. Architect: AECOM; cont
September 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Fentress Architects, Tutor Perini, and AECOM top BD+C's rankings of design and construction firms...

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The Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine, in New York, a winner in t
September 04, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Healthcare construction will continue to feel the effects of radical changes in the delivery of c...

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Steel curtain wall entry with heat-mirror glass. Image: TGP
September 04, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

In this the new facility, middle school and high school classroom wings flank either side of the...

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September 04, 2014 | Gilbane Building Report

While construction spending for 2014 will finish the year 5.5% higher than 2013 and the unemploym...

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City of Galveston (Texas) Fire Station #4. Photo: courtesy HDR
September 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

STV, HOK, and Turner top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest local government design and cons...

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Tesoro Corporation headquarters in San Antonio, TX, a LEED-certified building. P
September 03, 2014 | Green Building Certification Institute

The LEED Proven Provider designation is designed to minimize the need for additional work during...

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Berea Colleges Deep Green residence hall, designed by Hastings+Chivetta Archi
September 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, Gensler, and Turner top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest green design and construct...

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September 02, 2014 | BQE Sponsored Content

Understanding effective project management helps many big and small organizations to carry out la...

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September 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

As part of Copenhagen's effort to turn an industrial seaport into a bustling neighborhood, Danish...

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All photos: courtesy Valspar
September 02, 2014 | Valspar Sponsored Content

The building’s custom-fabricated wall panels look like copper, but are actually flat metal sheets...

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Renderings courtesy Golden Age Group
September 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Plans for Melbourne's tallest residential tower have been released by Elenberg Fraser Architects....

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View of the restored south elevation of New York City Hall. The renovation is th
September 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Clark Group, Fluor, and HOK top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest federal government design...

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The design involves two separate buildings: a theater and museum. Renderings: co
August 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The design includes a stage that opens onto the city's Parade Square, so anyone passing by will b...

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