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.
The Whale exterior from land

All renderings courtesy MIR and Dorte Mandrup

November 11, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Dorte Mandrup won an international competition to design the project.

Wrigley field looking to the northeast

Wrigley Field, looking northeast toward Lake Michigan. Two new digital scoreboards flank the traditional scoreboard whose numbers are manipulated by hand. All photos: Mark Ballogg/Ballogg Photography.

November 08, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Venerable Wrigley Field is raised up in a top-to-bottom restoration that took five years to compl...

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Multifamily construction market remains strong heading into 2020

“Multifamily and Senior/Assisted Living have been two of the hottest markets for proposal activity for quite some time,” says PSMJ’s Greg Hart.

   

November 07, 2019 | PSMJ Resources

Fewer than one in 10 AEC firms doing multifamily work reported a decrease in proposal activity in...

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Stowaway ground floor and first floor detail

All photos: Edmund Sumner, courtesy DSK

November 07, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Doone Silver Kerr designed the project.

SCB’s first project in Seattle is a contemporary 27-story condominium tower at 615 Eighth Avenue on First Hill.

SCB’s first project in Seattle is a contemporary 27-story condominium tower at 615 Eighth Avenue on First Hill.

November 06, 2019 |

National design firm brings residential high-rise expertise to the Pacific Northwest

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Flange-mounted Isokorb Type S22 structural thermal breaks

Flange-mounted Isokorb Type S22 structural thermal breaks prevent equipment support structures from conducting heat through the heavily insulated rooftop, while providing load-bearing support equivalent to that of conventional monolithic penetrations. (NOTE: Photo taken prior to installation of the roof insulation layer.)

November 06, 2019 |

Built to International Passive House standards, the Corona Senior Residence in Queens, N.Y., prev...

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On the campus of University Hospital in San Antonio, construction has begun on a 12-story tower that will serve women and children patients. Rendering: ZGF and Marmon Mok

November 06, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This $500 million project represents the next phase in the hospital system’s capital improvement...

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All photos courtesy The collective

November 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building offers a stay model ranging from one night to 29 days.

All renderings courtesy UNC Health Care

November 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Skanska USA will build the project in three phases.

Blommer facade

The original Blommer factory, providing the Lindsay Heights neighborhood of Milwaukee with 41 one-bedroom units, 14 two-bedroom units, eight three-bedroom townhomes, and one four-bedroom townhome. The project won Wisconsin Green Built certification and a Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission award. Photo: Roziel Reyes

November 04, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Thanks to projects like this, the Lindsay Heights neighborhood is definitely on the upswing.

School of Public Policy aerial UMD campus

All renderings courtesy LEO A DALY

November 01, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LEO A DALY, in association with VJAA, designed the building.

Pulse memorial museum exterior

All renderings courtesy Coldefy & Associés.

November 01, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The design was selected from 68 entries.

Soltra at SanTan Village rendering

Rendering courtesy of Todd & Associates

October 31, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Todd & Associates designed the project.

South West Middle School exterior

All photos courtesy BOND

October 31, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Ai3 Architects designed the project.

1000M tower, Chicago

1000M tower, Chicago, will provide 421 condominium residences upon completion and will be the tallest such structure in the city. Rendering: © 2019. 1000 South Michigan Equities LLC.

October 30, 2019 |

McHugh will start work on the 832-foot-tall residential 1000M tower in December 2019.

Proto's tech lounge

Proto’s Tech Lounge offers its numerous work-at-home residents a quiet space to get work done and host meetings or conference calls with access to extensive multimedia capabilities. All Photos: Garrett Rowland

October 30, 2019 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

A 22-story apartment tower is attracting grad students and millennial STEM workers from what’s ar...

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Western Sydney International airport designed by COX and Zaha Hada Architects

All renderings courtesy COX/ZHA

October 30, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The COX/ZHA team was selected from a field of over forty applicants.

Rendering of River Rock apartment complex, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Rendering of River Rock, a planned 163-unit apartment complex in Chattanooga, Tenn., under development by The Beach Company, Charleston, S.C. Rendering: The Beach Company

October 30, 2019 |

River Rock project will add 163 apartments near the Tennessee River in Chattanooga’s downtown riv...

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The restoration of the Harlem Fire Watchtower in North Manhattan, which took two years to complete, required new cross bracing. Images: Courtesy of Thornton Tomasetti 

October 29, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The nearly $8 million project required major structural interventions.

The Heights at dusk

All photos: Laurian Ghinitoiu

October 29, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The school encourages indoor-outdoor learning.

Rendering: Plompmozes

October 28, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Join us on a tour of select student residences at some of America’s top four-year colleges and un...

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Large LEGO bricks incorporated into the building's facade

All images courtesy LEGO Group

October 28, 2019 | David Malone, Assocaite Editor

C.F. Møller Architects designed the project.

October 25, 2019 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, HOK, and Turner Construction top the rankings of the nation's largest government buildings...

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Top 55 Airport Sector Construction Firms for 2019

Photo: Pexels

   

October 25, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Hensel Phelps, AECOM, Turner, Skanska, and PCL top the rankings of the nation's largest airport t...

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Top 60 Airport Sector Engineering Firms for 2019 Photo by Michael Gaida from Pixabay

Photo by Michael Gaida from Pixabay

   

October 25, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Arup, Burns & McDonnell, Ghafari Associates, and Kimley-Horn head the rankings of the...

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Top 50 Airport Sector Architecture Firms for 2019  Boarding Area B at San Francisco International Airport’s Harvey Milk Terminal 1. Renderings: HKS

Boarding Area B at San Francisco International Airport’s Harvey Milk Terminal 1. Renderings: HKS

   

October 25, 2019 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, Gensler, HNTB, Corgan, and HOK top the rankings of the nation's largest airport terminal s...

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1000M on the Chicago skyline

All renderings couretsy Helmut Jahn.

October 25, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Helmut Jahn designed the project.

Top 80 Retail Construction Firms for 2019 Nike Store on 5th Ave. in New York City. Photo by Jonathan Morefield

Nike Store on 5th Ave. in New York City. Photo by Jonathan Morefield

      

October 24, 2019 | BD+C Staff

PCL, VCC, Whiting-Turner, Shawmut, and W.E. O'Neil top the rankings of the nation's largest retai...

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Top 70 Retail Engineering Firms for 2019   7-Eleven Lab Store, dallas, top retail construction firms, photo by Dror Baldinger, FAIA courtesy CallisonRTKL

7-Eleven Lab Store in Dallas. Photo by Dror Baldinger, FAIA, courtesy CallisonRTKL

   

October 24, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Kimley-Horn, Henderson Engineers, and Core States Group head the rankings of the nation's...

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Top 125 Retail Architecture Firms for 2019  Nike store 5th Ave, top retail engineering firms for 2019, Giants 300 report, Photo by Jonathan Morefield

Nike Store on 5th Ave. in New York City. Photo by Jonathan Morefield

   

October 24, 2019 | BD+C Staff

CallisonRTKL, Gensler, MG2, NELSON, and Stantec top the rankings of the nation's largest retail s...

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