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July 07, 2009 |

A ranking of the Top 75 Federal Government Design Firms based on Building Design+Construction's 2...

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July 07, 2009 |

A ranking of the Top 75 State/Local Government Design Firms based on Building Design+Construction...

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July 07, 2009 |

A ranking of the Top 40 Federal Government Contractors based on Building Design+Construction's 20...

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July 07, 2009 |

A ranking of the Top 100 Institutional Design Firms based on Building Design+Construction's 2009...

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April 01, 2008 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Three-dimensional information, such as that provided by building information modeling, allows all...

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With a mission to provide the experience of a lifetime, the Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral,...

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Illustration: courtesy P+W

Perkins+Will's Janice Barnes covers the four steps that designers should take to create POEs that...

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Photo: HOK

As part of our ongoing studies of how building design influences human behavior in today’s social...

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In New Orleans, a National Guard helicopter helps close a breach in a canal during Hurricane Katrina, which caused more than $150 billion in damage. Photo: courtesy Skanska

Moving critical elements to higher ground and designing for longer lifespans are just some of the...

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In a new report, HOK and Biomimicry 3.8 partnered to study how lessons from the temperate broadleaf forest biome, which houses many of the worlds largest population centers, can inform the design of the built environment.

In a new report, HOK and Biomimicry 3.8 partnered to study how lessons from the temperate broadle...

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Image: courtesy GWWO Inc./Architects

The first visitor center we designed was the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center for the Everglades Na...
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Methodist University's 1960s student union was originally built for a student population of 600. The school now has over 2,000 students.

Most colleges and universities feel pressure to offer the latest amenities in order to attract an...

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The William Jefferson Clinton Childrens Center (WJCCC) in Port-au-Prince is designed to replace an orphanage severely damaged in the 2010 earthquake. HOKs Thomas Knittel took inspiration from the kapok tree, a native Caribbean species that stores water internally and sheds its leaves in times of drought.

It’s not enough to copy nature. Today’s designers need a deeper understanding of environmental nu...

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Using a marine platform concept instead of an artificial island, the development will create more...

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The Mona Lisa is considered a predominant focus at the Louvre.

To say that visitor facility planning and design is challenging is an understatement. There are m...

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"Operational stray" occurs when a building’s MEP systems don’t work the way they should. Even the...

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Image courtesy Advanced Technology Inc.

Beyond its long-standing role as a preferred material for a building’s structure and roof, metal...

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When a group of MIT researchers recently discovered that stress can cause metal alloy to fuse r...
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