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.
Photos courtesy of the Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum
July 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Eighty-seven years after Frank Lloyd Wright designed an ornamental gas station for the city of Bu...

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Glass type, glass coating, shading patterns, vents, and framing system can all i
July 07, 2014 | PPG Glass Education Center

The glass type, glass coating, shading patterns, vents, and framing system can impact an IGU’s ri...

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The Alfond Center for Health, Augusta, Maine, uses massing to create a Village
July 07, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Extensive use of local contractors, vendors, and laborers brings a Maine hospital project in mont...

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For the west faade of the 77,000-sf Farm Credit Services of America Corporate O
July 07, 2014 | Brick Industry Association

From wild architectural shapes to unique color blends and pattern arrangements, these projects de...

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Renderings courtesy Dubai Holding
July 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

To add to Dubai's already impressive portfolio of world's tallest tower and world's largest natur...

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Channel glass exterior faade. Photo: Technical Glass Products/NBBJ
July 07, 2014 | Technical Glass Products

The University of San Francisco’s new John Lo Schiavo Center for Science and Innovation brings sc...

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Rendering courtesy of Mirvish+Gehry Toronto
July 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

After being criticized for the original tower complex, architect Frank Gehry unveils a new design...

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All renderings courtesy of Neoscape
July 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Organizers of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, recently u...

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Downtown Brooklyn. Image via Google Maps
July 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

JDS Development partners with SHoP to construct a 70-story building at 775-feet tall, unprecedent...

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July 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed by WRNS Studio, the Firehouse Clinic will encourage local residents with limited healthc...

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Rubber floor tiles in 24x24-inch modules were water-jet cut to accommodate custo
July 02, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Rectangular tiles, digital graphic applications, the resurgence of terrazzo, and product transpar...

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The canopies will provide shade and note paths to recreation and seating areas.
July 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The series of projects, called the Al Farjan Recreational Sports Facilities, have been designed i...

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All renderings courtesy 3XN
July 01, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Danish firm 3XN's design wins competition for a new educational facility for Mälardalen Universit...

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Photo credit: Iwan Baan. Photos courtesy of Design Museum.
July 01, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Design Museum's Design of the Year award has been awarded to Zaha Hadid's Heydar Aliyev Cente...

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David Benjamin, owner and founder of The Living. Photo courtesy of Autodesk.
June 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Living, David Benjamin's design studio, has been acquired by Autodesk. Combined, the two will...

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The design vision for Westside Multimodal Transit Center balances mass transit w
June 30, 2014 | Perkins Eastman

The new 90,000-sf development will principally service San Antonio’s growing network of city bus...

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All renderings courtesy Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Dam & Partners, and EPO.
June 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

With around 80,000 sm and a budget of €205 million self-financed by the EPO, the complex will be...

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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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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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