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.
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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March 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Chicago Preservation Society released its annual list of the buildings at high risk for demol...

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March 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest nu...

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Photo: U.S. Courthouse, Buffalo, N.Y./courtesy GSA.gov
March 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The March 2013 report from RSMeans offers construction costs per square foot for four building ty...

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Bullitt Center will open this spring. Photo: John Stamets
March 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Superefficient Seattle office building is designed to meet the ambitious goals of the Living Buil...

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The glass faade of the new Wilshire Grand tower will incorporate LED lighting.
March 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 1,100-foot Wilshire Grand will combine retail and restaurant space, offices, and a luxury hot...

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Hines acquires Archstone's interest in $700 million CityCenterDC project
March 03, 2013 | Hines

The Washington D.C. office of Hines, the international real estate firm, announced the acquisitio...

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Green roofs will be a hallmark of Samsung's Silicon Valley complex.
February 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Samsung Electronics' new 1.1 million sf San Jose campus will support at least 2,500 sales and R...

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Tax incentive database for reflective roofs available
February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) and the Database of State Incentives for Renew...

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The new "Googleplex" will feature green roofs and common spaces.
February 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The new California "Googleplex" will be engineered to make sure no Google employee will be more t...

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A view of Loring Park, Minneapolis. Credit: Dan Wick
February 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Charlotte, Denver, and Milwaukee are among 10 U.S. cities ranked recently by the conservation org...

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Renovation will expand second-floor office space.
February 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Local firm Westlake Reed Leskosky has been chosen to design renovations to the Cleveland Browns'...

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February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Commercial buildings have seen a drop in their energy intensity of more than 40% since 1980, acco...

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Sliced Porosity Block combines concrete and glass towers with public plazas.
February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Architect Steven Holl has released two short films describing the development of S...

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