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.
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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Chapman Construction/Design, based in Newton, Mass., takes pride in its close-kn
January 31, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Chapman Construction/Design builds a working culture around sustainability—for its clients, and f...

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January 26, 2012 | Reuters

The buildings, one 20 floors high, collapsed on Wednesday night in a cloud of dust and smoke just...

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January 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen's new office suite features private offices, open office area, con...

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Skidmore Owings & Merrill Greenland Group Suzhou Center
January 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The 75-level building is designed to accommodate a complex mixed-use program including office, se...

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January 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The work includes constructing open space areas, new conference, trading and training rooms, alon...

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Smith Consulting Architects Flower Hill San Diego
January 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The $22 million expansion includes a 75,000-square-foot, two-story retail/office building and a 3...

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January 12, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

After a century of service, use, and countless modifications which eroded the historical characte...

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Maj. Gen. Harry George Armstrong Complex at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
January 04, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The academic-style facility supports education/training and research functions, and contains clas...

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January 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Harley Ellis Devereaux will relocate the employees in its current Berkeley, Calif., office to the...

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Rental Renaissance, The Rebirth of the Apartment Market
January 03, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Across much of the U.S., apartment rents are rising, vacancy rates are falling. In just about eve...

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December 29, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

California regulators responsible for enforcing earthquake safety laws have failed to certify mor...

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400 Market Street Philadelphia window retrofit
December 21, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The 200,000 sf building was recently outfitted with a new HVAC system and a state-of-the-art wind...

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At $48.27 per square foot, New York City is the most expensive commercial real e
December 20, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

New York City, Washington, D.C. and San Mateo, Calif., rank highest in rents.

Aragon Construction 568 Broadway Foursquare
December 20, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The modern, minimalist build-out will have elements of the foursquare “badges” in different aspec...

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Aqua Building Chicago
December 19, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Aqua was named both regional and international winner of the International Property Award as Best...

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