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Students chill in a lounge at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. The $
on December 28,2014 in Feature

University students want more in a residence hall than just a place to sleep. They want a space that reflects their style of living and learning...

The Fashion Outlets of Chicago, designed by RTKL and KA, combine high-end and mi
on December 28,2014 in Feature

Generic ‘boxes’ and indifferent service won’t cut it with today’s savvy shoppers. Retailers are seeking a technology-rich-but-handmade vibe, plus...

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on December 27,2014 in Feature

The open work environment has allowed owners to house more employees in smaller spaces, minimizing the required real estate and capital costs. But...

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on December 27,2014 in Feature

When Plaza Construction first introduced the concept of "core first" in managing the construction of a major office building, the procedure of...

Gilbane invested $60,000 to acquire its first 3D laser scanner, the FARO Focus 3
on December 23,2014 in Feature

From energy modeling on the fly to prefabrication of building systems, these advancements are potential game changers for AEC firms that are...

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on December 08,2014 in Feature

High-speed rendering software, custom APIs, virtual reality tools, and BIM workflow tips were among the hottest BIM/VDC topics in 2014. 

on November 21,2014 in Feature

BD+C's Building Team Awards is the industry's only recognition program to honor projects that achieve excellence in both design/construction and...

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on November 20,2014 in Feature

Healthcare organizations are under extreme pressure to reduce costs, writes CBRE Healthcare's Lora Schwartz. Tools like Lean Led Design are...

On the Kunming Junfa Dongfeng Square project in Kunming City, China, architects
on November 17,2014 in Feature

By harnessing natural ventilation, Building Teams can achieve a tremendous reduction in energy use and increase in occupant comfort. Engineers...

A student bedroom at the College of Wooster (Ohio) capitalizes on 12-foot-high c
on November 14,2014 in Feature

In a recent workshop with 62 college students, architects from Little explored the changing habits and preferences of today's students, and how...