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.
The 73-year-old Naval Reserve Armory building on Seattles South Lake Union dock
July 18, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Following solid revenue growth in 2013, the majority of U.S.-based engineering and engineering/ar...

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The 73-year-old Naval Reserve Armory building on Seattles South Lake Union dock
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, AECOM, Parsons Brinckerhoff top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the larges...

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At 206,000 sf, San Diego State Universitys Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union is
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Fluor, Arup, Day & Zimmermann top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest...

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The shale gale of petroleum development is bringing economic growth to numerou
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Perkins+Will, NBBJ top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest archit...

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Los Angeles International Airport is undergoing a massive improvement program, e
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction magazine's annual ranking the nation's largest architecture, enginee...

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July 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor in...

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The design is of a classic residential high-rise that is encapsulated by a layer
July 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Danish design firm C.F. Møller has developed a novel way to increase community space without comp...

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New metal buildings have helped boost productivity at Perrault Farms in Yakima V
July 17, 2014 | Star Building Systems Sponsored Content

The construction of efficient metal buildings has helped Perrault Farms expand its hops-harvestin...

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Chart: Morrissey Goodale
July 16, 2014 | Morrissey Goodale
Through the first six months of 2014, Morrissey Goodale tracked 101 sales of U.S.-based archite...
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The complex is envisioned with public garden space. Renderings courtesy of April
July 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff
Aprilli Design Studio has stepped forward with a new idea for a vertical farm, which is intende...
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Special features of the new competition pool at Niles North High School include
July 16, 2014 | Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Collaborative spirit abounds in the expansion and renovation of a high school pool facility in su...

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July 16, 2014 | Reed Construction Data 

Construction starts for nonresidential work saw a surge in June, rising more than a third compare...

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July 16, 2014 | ASHRAE

Indoor Air Quality Association will become part of the ASHRAE organization while maintaining its...

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July 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Celebrated American architect Michael Graves sits with the Washington Post to talk about how bein...

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July 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Modular construction is more than a century old, and throughout its lifespan, the methods have be...

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All renderings courtesy Penda
July 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Beijing-based design cooperative Penda designed a bamboo hotel that can easily expand vertically...

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Renderings courtesy of Forster + Partners
July 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The London-based firm unveiled plans for the Russian Copper Company's headquarters in Yekaterinbu...

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July 14, 2014 | Toyota

Toyota announced that it has selected Dallas-based KDC Real Estate Development & Investments...

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The Building Team for the California Health Care Facility, Stockton, only had ab
July 14, 2014 | Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor

A massive scope, tough schedule, and technical complexity fail to daunt the Building Team for a h...

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Renderings courtesy of Studio Gang Architects
July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Chicago architect Jeanne Gang has designed a 40-story residential building in San Francisco that...

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July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Kite Bricks proposes a more efficient way of building with its newly developed Smart Bricks syste...

July 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Plans for a new Toronto townhome brings cutting-edge design.

All photos:  Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH
July 10, 2014 | CTBUH

BioSkin, a system of water-filled ceramic pipes that cools the exterior surface of buildings and...

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Images courtesy of FLEXLAB
July 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

 

DOE’s new FLEXLAB is a first-of-its-kind simulator that lets users test energy-efficient...

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The JW Marriott Hanoi features an unusual cantilevered design, with a curled sha
July 09, 2014 | Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

An international Building Team unites to create Vietnam’s first JW Marriott luxury property.

July 09, 2014 | McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

California's largest general building contractor just opened up an office in San Jose, and named...

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July 09, 2014 | Harvard Business School

Expected to open in 2018, the facility will combine the elements of a large-scale conference cent...

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July 09, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

Though New York and Los Angeles are often seen as the sole hubs for design jobs, other design epi...

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All renderings courtesy SOM
July 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The lightweight and luminous design "responds to its setting and creates a striking infrastructur...

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The Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton replaces an outmoded hospital on the base.
July 08, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Through advanced coordination methods and an experimental contract method, the Building Team for...

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