Cultural Facilities

April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants cool roofs added to the city’s building code. He is...

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April 23, 2013 | Robin Pogrebin/New York Times
April 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction crews are going to extremes to save the ornate brick façade of the Provo (Utah) Tabe...

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April 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences last week released preliminary plans for its $300...

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April 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

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

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April 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Seattle's Beacon Food Forest project is transforming a seven-acre lot in the city’s Beacon Hill n...

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Proposed Milwaukee Avenue Bridge. Courtesy Michael Van Valkenburgh
April 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Plans are moving forward to convert an unused, century-old Chicago rail artery to a 2.7 mile, 13...

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April 11, 2013 | George W. Bush Presidential Center

The George W. Bush Presidential Center announced today it has earned Platinum certification by th...

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April 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Just 12 years old, the museum designed by Tod Williams and Billie Tsien will be taken down to mak...

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April 02, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

If you do hotels, schools, student unions, office buildings, performing arts centers, transportat...

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Washington Dulles International Airport
March 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

WTTW Chicago, in partnership with the Society of Architectural Historians, has produced "10 Buili...

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Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace
March 27, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...

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March 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A soaring opera center in Hong Kong and a multi-tower music center in Calgary are among the lates...

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March 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Chicago Preservation Society released its annual list of the buildings at high risk for demol...

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A view of Loring Park, Minneapolis. Credit: Dan Wick
February 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Charlotte, Denver, and Milwaukee are among 10 U.S. cities ranked recently by the conservation org...

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The winning proposal would create a green space in place of an existing concrete
February 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

 A proposal by atelierWHY to create a heavily wooded park on the downtown riverfront has taken fi...

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A movable shell would create temporary exhibition/performance space for NYC.
February 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Culture Shed, a proposed 170,000-sf project for New York City's Hudson Yards development, cou...

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Brasfield & Gorrie breaks ground on New College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta
February 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

General contractor Brasfield & Gorrie is scheduled to kick off construction on the new Colleg...

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museums new wing voted Bostons 'most beautiful new bu
February 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Bostonians voted the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's new wing the...

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George W. Bush Presidential Center among award-winning roofing projects honored
February 06, 2013 | Sika Sarnafil

Winners of the 2012 Contractor Project of the Year Competition were announced this week by Sika S...

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8 eye-popping wood building projects
February 05, 2013 | WoodWorks, posted by BD+C Staff

From 100-foot roof spans to novel reclaimed wood installations, the winners of the 2013 National...

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A former movie house, the Allen Theatre was built in 1921 to seat more than 3,00
October 04, 2012 |

The $30 million project resulted in three new theatres in the existing 81,500-sf space and a 44,0...

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October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...

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New glass walls make dancers at the Glorya Kaufman Dance Studio visible to neigh
August 21, 2012 | By Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Renovating Pietro Belluschi’s Juilliard School opens the once-cloistered institution to its Upper...

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The two-story Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, designed by Margulies Perruzzi Ar
August 07, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Construction management firm links history with the future by building museum using state-of-the-...

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College Avenue United Methodist Church selected Essex Builders to construct its
August 07, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The project’s design documents were prepared by Boston Bay Architects and reflect the church’s mi...

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

With features such as Nichiha's Illumination series panels, super-insulating glass units, and LED...

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June 22, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Work progresses on Cultural and Performing Arts Center and Atlantic Street Park

June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

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