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.
When finished, the four-story, 80,000-sf office building will connect to the exi
April 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

3D imaging key to project timetable and cost containment.

April 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Given the rapid transformations occurring in the federal construction sector, FMI examines the ke...

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A key design element in the police substation was the green roof grid system, wh
April 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The police substation is the first higher education facility in San Diego County to achieve LEED...

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April 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The result, the researchers say, could be technologies capable of cutting the carbon footprint cr...

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The Flat Tower design is based on a medium-height dome structure that covers a l
April 06, 2012 | by Beth Buczynski

A team of French designers unveil the “Flat Tower” design, a second place winner in the 2011 eVol...

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The Riviera Point development will result in the creation of 441 jobs from the c
April 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Riviera Point Holdings breaks ground on $17 million office center.

The Bank of America Plaza in Atlanta was taken back by its lender at a foreclosu
March 27, 2012 | J. Scott Trubey, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Repo will help reset market prices for real estate, and the eventual new owner will likely set re...

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The $110 million Math and Science Building occupies the area immediately east of
March 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Designed by Architects | Delawie Wilkes Rodrigues Barker, the new San Diego Mesa College Math and...

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The Ball State geothermal heating and cooling system will save $2 million annual
March 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Ball State's geothermal system will replace four aging coal-fired boilers to provide renewable po...

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According to a Ponemon Institute study, an outage can cost an organization an av
March 21, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Technologies and best practices provide path for better preparation.

March 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Traditional office space being transformed into a modern work environment, complete with private...

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The repair was not proposed as a permanent solution to the building's flaws, but
March 16, 2012 | By Tim O'Reiley, Las Vegas Review-Journal

By contrast, CityCenter half-owner and developer MGM Resorts International determined last year t...

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The revised design keeps the obelisk form of the original with enclosed space gi
March 14, 2012 | By the San Francisco Chronicle

The glassy white high-rise would be 60 stories and 1,070 feet tall with an entrance at First and...

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The warp-speed construction is a startling illustration of the building boom in
March 13, 2012 | By Jonathan Kaiman, Los Angeles Times

A 30-story hotel in Changsha went up in two weeks. Some question the safety in that, but the buil...

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Today, just 24% of the respondents reported that the average space per office wo
March 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The average for all companies for square feet per worker in 2017 will be 151 sf, compared to 176...

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March 12, 2012 | By BASF

Retrofitting our existing commercial buildings is one of the key steps to overcoming the economic...

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The Firestone BP iPad app offers building owners, facility managers, contractors
March 07, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Free app provides a preview of Firestone’s Roots to Rooftop Building Envelope Solution with an ov...

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Working in partnership, Gensler and Skender Construction have recently completed
March 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Construction was completed by Skender in just 12 weeks.

The buildings rugged history of service is captured in the reused building mate
March 01, 2012 | By Leslie Streicher, Associate Editor

The reconstruction of a near-century-old derelict public works facility in Minneapolis earns LEED...

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March 01, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Aragon constructed the space in partnership with Milo Kleinberg Design Associates, (MKDA) and the...

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Opened in December 2010, the 13-story NRI facility was designed and constructed
February 27, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Innovative and sustainable design reflects best environmental building practices.

The building is 27% more energy efficient than similar buildings, uses 21% less
February 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Beltsville facility, which also earned the ENERGY STAR Label for energy performance, implemen...

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February 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Renovation of art deco landmark will add 21,000 square feet of retail and 110 new parking spaces....

Four types of sustainable roofing systems from Tremco Roofing and Building Maint
February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Changes were so extensive that the certification is for new construction and not for renovation;...

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February 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Specifying air curtains as energy-saving, cost-cutting alternatives to vestibules in 3,000-square...

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February 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The solar array is at the elevation of 737 feet, making the building the tallest in the world wit...

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February 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Winning projects will be featured in the May issue of BD+C. 

February 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

$456 million Institute will be comprehensive heart center for 21st Century.

One notable newly certified LEED project in 2011 included the Wrigley Building i
February 01, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

USGBC releases list of top U.S. states for LEED-certified projects in 2011.

February 01, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Member-to-member information exchange measures energy use, carbon footprint of commercial portfol...

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