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.
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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Davis Construction
December 19, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The new offices will total 490,998 square feet in a 10-story building with two wings of 25,000 sq...

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Tishman
December 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Hundreds of construction trades people celebrate reaching the top of concrete structure for facil...

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December 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Nominate a colleague, peer, or even yourself. ...

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Lutron LEED Gold Washington DC
December 13, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

LEED certification of the Lutron facility was based on a number of green design and construction...

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SOM Burj
December 12, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

SOM has been a leader in the research and development of specialized technologies, new processes...

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CRSI Design Awards
December 12, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The final deadline is extended until December 31st, with judging shortly thereafter at the World...

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AIA Long Island
December 12, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Firm's TriBeCa Loft wins "Archi" for interior design.

Great Solutions BD+C December 2011
December 10, 2011 | By Leslie Streicher, Associate Editor, and Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The editors of Building Design+Construction present 10 “Great Solutions” that highlight innovativ...

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Glass balconies BD+C December 2011
December 10, 2011 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Operable glass balcony glazing systems provide solution to increase usable space in residential a...

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Best AEC Firms 2011
December 09, 2011 | By Robert Cassidy

Expertise-Driven Design: At EYP Architecture & Engineering, growing the business goes hand in...

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December 08, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The office, located in the Chong Hing Finance Center in Shanghai’s busy Huangpu District, will su...

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December 08, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Firm achieves LEED Platinum certification in New York office that overlooks Bryant Park.

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