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.
Photo: JonathanRe via Wikipedia

Photo: JonathanRe via Wikipedia

June 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A neglected Queens landmark that once reflected the "excitement and hopefulness" at the beginning...

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Photo credit: Rob Young, Wikimedia Commons

Photo credit: Rob Young, Wikimedia Commons

June 30, 2014 | Design-Build Institute of America

New research findings indicate that for the first time more than half of projects above $10 milli...

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Image courtesy of Zaha-Hadid.com

Image courtesy of Zaha-Hadid.com

June 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Zaha Hadid's design for the Iraq Parliament was selected, despite placing third in the original R...

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Future of Rail 2050 suggests that automated systems will optimise the running ti

Future of Rail 2050 suggests that automated systems will optimise the running time of passenger trains and increase the reliabil

June 30, 2014 | Arup

In its Future of Rail 2050 report, Arup reveals a vision of the future of rail travel in light of...

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Photo courtesy of CGLA Infrastructure.

Photo courtesy of CGLA Infrastructure.

June 30, 2014 | CGLA Infrastructure

The ASCE estimates that $3.6 trillion must be invested by 2020 to make critically needed upgrades...

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The Interlace is a 1,040-unit apartment complex consisting of 31 apartment block

The Interlace is a 1,040-unit apartment complex consisting of 31 apartment blocks, each six stories tall and 70 meters long, sta

June 30, 2014 | Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

The 1,040-unit apartment complex in Singapore has won the inaugural Urban Habitat award from the...

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Rendering via socketsite.com

Rendering via socketsite.com

June 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

As a solution to San Francisco’s density and low housing supply compared to demand, local firms B...

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The winning design by Bart Shaw, AIA. Rendering courtesy of AIA.

The winning design by Bart Shaw, AIA. Rendering courtesy of AIA.

June 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The American Institute of Architects held a competition to solve the farmer's markets' biggest de...

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Illustration: cuteimage via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Illustration: cuteimage via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

June 30, 2014 | American Institute of Architects

A new report by the American Institute of Architects highlights several emerging trends in the ar...

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One key to realizing the millennials potential in the housing market is for the

One key to realizing the millennials potential in the housing market is for the economy to grow to the point where their income

June 30, 2014 | Joint Center for Housing Studies

Although the housing industry saw notable increases in construction, home prices, and sales in 20...

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June 30, 2014 | John Burns Real Estate Consulting

It turns out that Generation X, who have the highest incomes of the three generations surveyed, a...

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For the Doolittle Maintenance Facility, SAFTI FIRST provided 60 minute, fire res

For the Doolittle Maintenance Facility, SAFTI FIRST provided 60 minute, fire resistive wall openings in the exterior using Super

June 27, 2014 | SAFTI FIRST

For the Doolittle Maintenance Facility, SAFTI FIRST provided 60 minute, fire resistive w...

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Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons

June 26, 2014 | AIA

The Studio is the first to be launched as part of the AIA Foundation’s National Resilience Progra...

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Union Terminal, Cincinnati. Photo: Dacoslett via Wikimedia Commons

Union Terminal, Cincinnati. Photo: Dacoslett via Wikimedia Commons

June 25, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assitant Editor

The National Trust for Historic Preservation released its annual list of 11 Most Endangered Histo...

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Library of Birmingham, designed by Mecanoo. Photo credit: Christopher Furlong/Ge

Library of Birmingham, designed by Mecanoo. Photo credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty

June 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The longlist for the 2014 prize includes ...

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June 25, 2014 | Green Building Initiative

Glumac consulting engineer CEO Steve Straus and Plum Creek director of real estate Doug Cole join...

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Photo courtesy of Adilla Menayang

Photo courtesy of Adilla Menayang

June 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Chicago's mayor Rahm Emanuel announces plan to hold the Chicago Architecture Biennial in late 201...

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Rendering courtesy of WRNS Studio and Clive Wilkinson Architects.

Rendering courtesy of WRNS Studio and Clive Wilkinson Architects.

June 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Demolition will begin this week as a precursor to construction of Intuit's new addition to its Mo...

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Images by Iwan baan courtesy of Foundation Louis Vuitton.

Images by Iwan baan courtesy of Foundation Louis Vuitton.

June 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Comissioned by Bernard Arnault, American legendary architect Frank Gehry's newest structure in Pa...

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Method Homes' home design for the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.

Method Homes' home design for the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.

June 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Make It Right, Brad Pitt's foundation that builds homes for people in need, has just revealed fiv...

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David Cyr will helm Lilker's new Lighting Group.

David Cyr will helm Lilker's new Lighting Group.

June 23, 2014 | Lilker Associates

New division rounds out building systems services offerings for the Manhattan-based consulting fi...

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All images Kuehn Malvezzi

All images Kuehn Malvezzi

June 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The building will rise on the ruins of a 13th-century Christian church that was damaged during WW...

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JW Marriott Indianapolis

JW Marriott Indianapolis

June 23, 2014 | Viega

The 34-story JW Marriott is both the largest and tallest hotel in Indianapolis. One of the most p...

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Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

June 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Sterling Bay Cos. and Bill Davies' International Property Developers North America partner up for...

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June 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Seventh Heaven complex features a stepped form that will offer stunning views of the Dubai sk...

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The preliminary CBECS report provides general data about the size and number of

The preliminary CBECS report provides general data about the size and number of commercial buildings in the U.S.

June 20, 2014 | U.S. Energy Information Administration

Federal survey project shows that commercial-building floorspace has grown 22% since 2003; energy...

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June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The development's wavy and groovy design promises unobstructed views of the Marmara Sea for every...

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June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The high-rise development will have a 24,638-sf vertical garden, breaking a Guinness World Record...

Rendering courtesy Walsh Construction

Rendering courtesy Walsh Construction

June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Orchards at Orenco, a 57-unit affordable housing complex in Hillsboro, Oregon, is the first of a...

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June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Walkable communities have a higher GDP, greater wealth, and higher percentages of college grads,...

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