Office Building Design

No longer marked by gray, uniform rows of cubicles, offices have become more personalized and employee-centric than ever, giving people a more comfortable place to spend their working hours. New approaches to office customization and the way employees interact are breathing new life into the workplace.
June 17, 2013

When Vision Equities, LLC and Rubenstein Partners purchased the 200-acre former Alcatel-Lucent ca...

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June 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An adaptive reuse to create LEED Platinum offices, a park that honors veterans, and a grand natio...

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The Georgia Tech Carbon-Neutral Energy Solutions Laboratory was the lone Platinu
June 12, 2013 | BD+C Editors

The winners of the 2013 Building Team Awards show that great buildings cannot be built without th...

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KONE UltraRope elevator hoisting machine.
June 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

KONE Corporation has announced a new elevator technology that could make it possible for supertal...

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June 05, 2013 | USGBC

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...

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The Timber Tower, @SOM
June 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In a report released today, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill discu...

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June 03, 2013 | U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced today that construction spending d...

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May 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The new training facility for IBEW/NECA is the first commercial building retrofit designed to mee...

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May 29, 2013 | National Association of Realtors

Realtors who practice commercial real estate have reported an increase in annual gross income for...

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May 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

NBBJ has released renderings of a revised plan for Amazon's new thr...

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May 20, 2013 | Jones Lang LaSalle

With healthier job growth numbers and construction volumes at near-historic lows, real estate exp...

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May 08, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

When embarking upon a roofing renovation project, one of the first decisions for the Building Tea...

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May 03, 2013 | USGBC

The Green Building Advisory Committee established by the General Services Administration, officia...

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May 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From the Great Pyramids of Giza to the U.S. Interstate Highway System, this infographic outlines...

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May 01, 2013 | AIA

More than 350 companies urge rejection of special interest efforts to gut key parts of Energy Ind...

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For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High Scho
April 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Kate Steel of Steel Consulting Services offers tips and advice for choosing the correct code-comp...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

North Carolina lawmakers have introduced state legislation that would restrict the use of nationa...

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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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Charles David Keeling Apartments, La Jolla, Calif., by KieranTimberlake. Photo:
April 23, 2013 | AIA

The AIA's Committee on the Environment selected its top ten examples of sustainable architecture...

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April 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill's whimsical Dancing Dragons tower in Seoul is among the compelling h...

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April 15, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

To achieve the goals of sustainability and high performance, stakeholders in new construction and...

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April 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International and the Greater Boston Real Est...

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April 07, 2013 | GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline and Liberty Property Trust/Synterra Partners transform the work environment with...

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Jared Krieger (right) conducts a project coordination meeting with two of his Ge
April 05, 2013 | Jared Krieger, AIA, LEED AP, Gensler

Gensler's Jared Krieger offers important tips and advice for managing complex BIM/VDC-driven proj...

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Courtesy Foster + Partners
April 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Campus 2, Apple Inc.'s proposed ring-shaped office facility in Cupertino, Calif.,...

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April 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Modular Building Institute recently revealed the winners of its annual Awards of Distinction...

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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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March 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction on multiple projects in Guangdong Province—including the 660-m Ping'an Finance Cente...

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