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on April 16,2013 in Feature

From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these projects benefited from IMP technology.

Jared Krieger (right) conducts a project coordination meeting with two of his Ge
on April 05,2013 in Feature

Gensler's Jared Krieger offers important tips and advice for managing complex BIM/VDC-driven projects.

Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace
on March 27,2013 in Feature

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zero—and possibly net-positive—energy performance...

on March 20,2013 in Feature

Single-glazed storefronts in the student center at California’s West Valley College were replaced with aluminum-framed, thermally broken windows...

on March 13,2013 in Feature

New elevator technology enables Detroit’s Cobo Center to replace its escalators without disruption to its convention business.

BD+C's 2011 White Paper: Zero and Net-Zero Energy Buildings + Homes
on February 21,2013 in Feature

We submit our eighth White Paper on Sustainability in the hope that it will inspire architects, engineers, contractors, building owners,...

5 factors to consider when designing a shade system
on February 08,2013 in Feature

Designing a shade system is more complex than picking out basic white venetian blinds. Here are five elements to consider when designing an...

Workers at Southland Industries’ 80,000-sf prefabrication plant in Garden Grove,
on February 03,2013 in Feature

A mechanical contractor combines an electronic surveying tool with a BIM model to make significant productivity gains in a large-scale hospital...

Clever engineering helps create design excellence
on February 03,2013 in Feature

A mechanical engineering team overcomes numerous hurdles to help make a new federal courthouse in Iowa a showpiece of ‘government work’ at its...

The Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion marks the famous bridge's 75 years.
on June 22,2012 in Feature

With features such as Nichiha's Illumination series panels, super-insulating glass units, and LED lighting, the new Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion...