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.
July 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In a newly posted TED talk, wood skyscraper expert Michael Green makes the case for building the...

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The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component
July 09, 2013 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

KONE's carbon-fiber hoisting technology and the Broad Group's prefab construction process are amo...

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July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction market analysts from RSMeans offer construction costs per square foot for offices, d...

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July 03, 2013 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced a communications campaign urging its m...

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July 02, 2013 | USGBC

The U.S. Green Building Council membership has voted to adopt LEED v4, the next update to the wor...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester in Yonkers, N.Y., celebrated the completion of a LEGO r...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new report released today forecasts the volume of construction output will grow by more than 70...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A recent survey of more than 60 building owners and facility management professionals by Mortenso...

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June 18, 2013 | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Researchers at the DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory conclude that significant energy s...

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June 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Developer Cousins Properties broke ground on the 29-story Colorado Tower in downtown Austin, Texa...

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June 18, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Engineers at Brinjac quantify the illuminance and energy consumption levels achieved by increasin...

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June 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Energy Department today launched a new Buildings Performance Database, the largest free, publ...

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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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