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The 300-acre National Harbor mixed-use district is situated on the Potomac River
on April 09,2014 in Feature

AEC firms, developers, and investors worldwide are bullish on hotels. Our hospitality Giants share what’s new in this fast-morphing sector.

Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Syst
on April 09,2014 in Feature

Building Teams have been using steel decks with proven success for 75 years. Building Design+Construction consulted with technical experts from...

Photo: Structurlam
on February 20,2014 in Feature

A CLT expert clears up several common misconceptions and myths surrounding the use of wood as a building material.

Toronto firm Kiosk Solar has used camera-laden flying drones to survey rooftops
on February 13,2014 in Feature

Building Teams across the globe are employing advanced robotics to simplify what is inherently a complex, messy process—construction.

The Wabash Building (blue) is a modern response to Roosevelt University’s needs
on June 11,2013 in Feature

Roosevelt University builds a 32-story tower to satisfy students’ needs for housing, instruction, and recreation.

The design and construction of the hospital’s 42-foot-high, 60,000-sf mechanical
on May 01,2013 in Feature

The Building Team for the 23-story Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago implements an integrated BIM/VDC workflow to execute a complex vertical...

330 MacDougal Street, Brooklyn, NY. 85 modules forming 65 studio apartments and
on July 09,2012 in Feature

A 65-unit supportive housing facility in Brooklyn, N.Y., was completed in record time using modular construction with six stories set in just 12...

on March 12,2012 in Feature

Retrofitting our existing commercial buildings is one of the key steps to overcoming the economic and environmental challenges we face.

Rental Renaissance, The Rebirth of the Apartment Market
on January 03,2012 in Feature

Across much of the U.S., apartment rents are rising, vacancy rates are falling. In just about every major urban area, new multifamily rental...

on October 12,2011 in Feature

Elevators and escalators have been re-engineered to help building owners reduce energy consumption and move people more efficiently.