Building Types

When it comes down to it, all buildings have things in common: the need for great design, engineering, construction, and management, when the structure is completed. Harmonizing those elements is a skill that translates to any building project you might have on your hands.
Aerial view of 76&Park

Photo: Laurian Ghinitoiu

November 14, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building spans 270,000 sf.

Ryan Companies, Cadence Living and an affiliate of Starwood Captual recently announced a new 135-unit senior living community, Accoya Scottsdale Troon in Arizona, whose construction should be completed by mid 2020. A new report by Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies finds that seniors will have a hard time affording housing in the future. Image: Ryan Companies.

November 14, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The study foresees a significant segment of seniors struggling to buy or rent on their own or wit...

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Photo: John Gillespie, flickr

November 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Both cities are on the East Coast.

The interior of the redesigned Container Store

Courtesy The Container Store

November 08, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The next-gen prototype is located in Dallas, Texas.

A new study of nine schools in Washington D.C. corroborates recent research finding that modernization creates more satisfactory places for students and faculty. Image: Perkins Eastman, Investing in our Futures: How School Modernization Impacts Indoor Environmental Quality and Occupants.

November 05, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new paper reports on a recent study of nine schools in Washington DC that gauged occupants’ per...

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A rendering of the South Lake Union citizenM hotel in Seattle, that is being assembled with 228 steel-framed modules produced in Poland. Image: Courtesy of Mortenson

October 31, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Projects in several cities are in various stages of development.

Image by Dave Burk

October 31, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

WeWork is designed to help children learn through introspection, exploration, and discovery.

Mexico City AIrport

Courtesy Foster + Partners

October 31, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project was set to cost $13.3 billion.

SkyRise Miami is being positioned as a vertical theme park with a number of extreme rides and stunning vistas. Image: Berkowitz Development Group

October 30, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

SkyRise Miami to offer some hair-raising attractions.

OAH outpatient surgical center
October 30, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

MBH ARCHITECTURE is the architect for the project.

The 95,000-sf VA San Jose Community-Based Outpatient Clinic

The 95,000-sf VA San Jose Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, which opens officially this fall, has a modular floor plan that separates patient and staff corridors to create a more tranquil environment. Photo: Hoefer Wysocki.

October 29, 2018 | John Caulfield, Associate Editor

The Department of Veterans Affairs is making efforts to improve its construction management and a...

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uCity Square, an innovation center in Philadelphia, has ambitious growth plans for the next decade. Image: University City Science Center

October 25, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This innovation center has several office, lab, and residential buildings in the works.

Courtesy Merriman Anderson/Architects

October 25, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Merriman Anderson/Architects was the architect for the project.

Stantec conference room

Courtesy Stantec

October 25, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Stantec worked with Ankrom-Moisan Architects on the design.

October 24, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The San Antonio City Council voted 9-2 in favor of the makeover.

The Metro
October 23, 2018 | Rob Cassidy, Executive Editor

Developers and their project teams are recognizing the value of walkability, convenient neighborh...

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Aerial view of APDesign

Photo: Timothy Hursley

October 23, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Kansas State University’s new College of Architecture Planning and Design places students at the...

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Under its new contract with the U.S. Navy Facilities Engineering Command, a WSP-HKS joint venture has been assigned seven projects. Courtesy HKS.

October 22, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The contract is not exclusive to the two firms, but it lets NAVFAC assign certain projects to the...

Atria Westminster senior living community

Courtesy OZ Architecture.

October 19, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Chicago-based CA Senior Living LLC is developing the project.

A proposed 21-story residential tower in Milwaukee, Wis., would be the tallest in the country if approved by the city. Image: Korb + Associates Architects

October 19, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The developer is confident that the city will approve construction, which is scheduled to start n...

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KJTMA interior

Courtesy KJTMA

October 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The school will accommodate 900 students each year.

Tesla supercharger and Model X
October 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Construction is expected to begin soon.

Rendering of RISD new residence hall

Courtesy NADAAA

October 17, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building was designed by a former RISD student.

Turanga library

Photo: Adam Mørk

October 16, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Less than a decade ago, the city was devastated by four major earthquakes.

Shoreline Gateway Rendering

Image courtesy of Shoreline Development Partners, LP 

October 15, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Studio One Eleven designed the tower.

Sports venues reach outside their walls

Little Caesars Arena is a multipurpose venue shared by the NHL’s Detroit Red Wings and NBA’s Detroit Pistons. It anchors The District Detroit, a 50-block mixed-use development in the heart of the city. Photo Michael Robinson, courtesy HOK

October 12, 2018 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

Professional and collegiate facilities invite fans to engage with the community.

©Hoachlander Davis Photography

October 12, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

To date, seven NICoE Spirit satellite centers have been built on the grounds of Fort Belvoir in V...

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CitizenM lounge space

Courtesy CitizenM.

October 12, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel was originally designed as a cast-in-place concrete structure.

Keck Center for engineering and science

Courtesy Chapman University

October 11, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

AC Martin designed the building.

Anchor Place

Photo: Nahid Laciura

October 10, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

This year’s prestigious Gold Nugget Awards honor four projects that provide affordably priced hou...

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