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Government Buildings

The halls of lawmakers, judges, and politicians demand a mix of functionality and awe-inspiring design. For an oasis of productivity on behalf of your nation’s people within the government’s budget, thinking outside the box is a requirement.

The 85,000-sf Integrated Engineering Research Center is the most important new structure on the campus of Fermilab since Wilson Hall opened almost 50 years ago. Images: Perkins and Will

September 14, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Lots of natural light and hybrid labs will distinguish the new Integrated Engineering Research...

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The Department of Veterans Affairs' new care center, in Omaha, Neb., offers eight primary clinics. Images: Courtesy of Leo A Daly

August 13, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Clinic programming enhances patient privacy.

Denver Water's new administration building has been designed to achieve net-zero energy standards. Images: Courtesy of Stantec

August 11, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The utility is showcasing a new admin building and a water reuse plan that’s a first for the st...

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The 1.5-acre Roosevelt Plaza Park in Camden, N.J., replaced a parking garage, office buildings, and ground-floor retail. Image: Cooper's Ferry Partnership

June 19, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Fifteen examples of how parks and green spaces emerged from parking lots, garages, and underpas...

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BuroHappold commits to all new building projects achieving net-zero carbon by 2030

BuroHappold’s work for the new Santa Monica (Calif.) City Services Building will help it become one of the first municipal facilities to meet the cutting-edge criteria for ILFI’s Living Building Challenge.

  

March 09, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The engineering firm also launched a long-term partnership with ILFI.

The addition of a new visitors' center marked the reopening of the Washington Monument after three years of renovation. Images: Alan Karchmer

November 13, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This is one of several landmark restoration projects underway in the nation’s capital.

October 25, 2019 | BD+C Staff

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

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All photos courtesy Harvard Jolly

April 17, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Harvard Jolly designed the building.

A rendering of an Innovation Center that would be part of a larger expansion of the Port San Antonio, which has become a platform for connecting cybersecurity and digital innovations with leading global industries. Image: Port San Antonio and Gonzalez/Mogas Architects

March 10, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Expansions would accommodate cybersecurity, aerospace, and defense tenants, and help commercializ...

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Aerial view of new U.S. embassy campus

All renderings courtesy Weiss/Manfredi

February 27, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Weiss/Manfredi is designing the project.

Rendering of Nashville U.S. Courthouse
October 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Fentress Architects, Michael Graves Architecture & Design, and Hensel Phelps Construction Com...

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May 24, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), embassy design... read more
The new Lansing Correctional Facility

Courtesy CoreCivic

April 26, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

JE Dunn will manage the design and construction of the Kansas-based facility.

Nearly a mile below ground level, Davis Cavern at the Sanford Underground Research Facility is getting an overhaul to accommodate an experiment to test a hypothesis about what makes up dark matter. Image: SURF, courtesy of LEO A DALY 

February 07, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This LEO A DALY-designed project makes way to produce the world’s most sensitive detector to this...

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Storstroem Prison

Photo: Torben Eskerod

December 11, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The C.F. Møller-designed prison’s architecture supports the inmates’ and staff’s mental and physi...

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Aerial view of a city street
October 11, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Left out of this ongoing national debate over infrastructure are the nation’s other publ...

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The FBI’s Biometric Technology Center

The FBI’s Biometric Technology Center is designed to accommodate the future of the Bureau’s largest division, Criminal Justice Information Services. Its modular design enables a flexible and adaptable workplace

October 02, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The U.S. Consulate in Erbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region, will be the largest such facility in the world.

The U.S. Consulate in Erbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region, will be the largest such facility in the world. Courtesy EYP.

September 28, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Turner Construction Co., PCL Construction Enterprises, and Clark Group top BD+C’s rankin...

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The exterior of the Seguin Library

The Seguin Library, Photo: Dana Hoff, photo courtesy of PGAL

September 28, 2017 | BD+C Staff

WSP, AECOM, and Arup top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest government sector engine...

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The exterior of the Michelle Obama Branch Library

The Michelle Obama Branch Library.

September 27, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Stantec, HOK, and Gensler top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest government sector a...

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A rendering of the exterior of the new Nassau County Center for Training and Intelligence at dusk

Rendering courtesy of Spector Group

July 26, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The center will serve as a regional training center for all Nassau County Police personnel.

All photos © Leo A Daly

June 13, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Building Team converts 1940s campus into a sleek, modern home for U.S. intelligence agencies.

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The Building Team made extensive use of mockups to sort out interior details and materials. Bruce Damonte Photography.

June 07, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Gold Award: The Building Team for L.A.’s newest courthouse went way beyond what was expected.

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Competition is fierce among institutions vying for private capital to help fund their building projects. The Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture was partly funded by private donors. A few years ago, the Smithsonian launched its largest-ever capital campaign to raise $1.5 billion. Image: Wikimedia Commons

December 14, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Capital campaigns abound, even though government financing still plays a vital role.

Mecklenburg County Land Use Environmental Service Agency, Charlotte, NC, Image © Gensler.

December 01, 2016 | Bob Peck

Government work settings ranked the lowest in their effectiveness across the four work modes: foc...

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Pixabay Public Domain

September 01, 2016 | BD+C Staff

DLR Group, NBBJ, Hensel Phelps, Sundt Construction, AECOM, and Dewberry top Building Design+Const...

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New buildings on the Youth Campus of Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming will aim at becoming the first in a national park to achieve the Living Building Challenge certification. Image: Hennebery Eddy Architects 

August 27, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The money will support new eco-friendly and efficient buildings on the park’s Youth Campus.

Inverness Village Hall, Inverness, Ill. Photo: Neva O'Laughlin, Wikimedia Creative Commons

August 18, 2016 | BD+C Staff

HOK, Stantec, Turner Construction Co.,Clark Group, AECOM and STV top Building Design+Construction...

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Texas Capitol Building. Pixabay Public Domain

August 18, 2016 | BD+C Staff

CannonDesign, Stantec, Turner Construction Co.,Mortensen Construction, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff...

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Pixabay Public Domain

August 18, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Page, EYP, Fluor Corp.,BL Harbert International, and AECOM top Building Design+Construction’s ann...

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