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.
For the west faade of the 77,000-sf Farm Credit Services of America Corporate O
July 07, 2014 | Brick Industry Association

From wild architectural shapes to unique color blends and pattern arrangements, these projects de...

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Rendering courtesy of Mirvish+Gehry Toronto
July 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

After being criticized for the original tower complex, architect Frank Gehry unveils a new design...

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Rubber floor tiles in 24x24-inch modules were water-jet cut to accommodate custo
July 02, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Rectangular tiles, digital graphic applications, the resurgence of terrazzo, and product transpar...

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All renderings courtesy Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Dam & Partners, and EPO.
June 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

With around 80,000 sm and a budget of €205 million self-financed by the EPO, the complex will be...

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Photo credit: Rob Young, Wikimedia Commons
June 30, 2014 | Design-Build Institute of America

New research findings indicate that for the first time more than half of projects above $10 milli...

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Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons
June 26, 2014 | AIA

The Studio is the first to be launched as part of the AIA Foundation’s National Resilience Progra...

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June 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

This infographic, made by Sunica de Klerk and originally posted by ArchDaily, shows the evolution...

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Rendering courtesy of WRNS Studio and Clive Wilkinson Architects.
June 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Demolition will begin this week as a precursor to construction of Intuit's new addition to its Mo...

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Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
June 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Sterling Bay Cos. and Bill Davies' International Property Developers North America partner up for...

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June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The development's wavy and groovy design promises unobstructed views of the Marmara Sea for every...

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June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Walkable communities have a higher GDP, greater wealth, and higher percentages of college grads,...

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Using 3D printing, Arup engineers were able to design and fabricate this lightwe
June 18, 2014 | Arup

The firm's research shows that 3D printing has the potential to reduce costs, cut waste, and slas...

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Renderings: courtesy Chetwood Architects
June 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Phoenix Towers are expected to reach 1 km, the same height as Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill's ...

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M-1 streetcar line, Detroit. Credit: Anderson Illustration | Brookings Instituti
June 16, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

A new Brookings Institution study records the emergence of “competitive places that are also cool...

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June 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The planned site is a natural landscape among redwood trees with views over Monterey Bay, a site...

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June 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Constructing a concrete dome is a costly process, but this may change soon. A team from the Vienn...

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June 11, 2014 | New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

A plan to revitalize New Orleans' Convention Center moves forward after Louisiana governor signs...

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Image courtesy of hermanmiller.com
June 11, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

Today's technologies allow us to work anywhere. So why come to an office at all? Herman Miller ha...

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June 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Roof window manufacturer Fakro offers a skylight window system that quickly converts into an open...

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Photo: stockimages via FreeDigitalPhotos.net
June 09, 2014 | Green Building Initiative

The new program focuses exclusively on the sustainable design and construction of interior spaces...

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The city of Buffalo hired a team of professionals to execute assessments for mor
June 08, 2014 | Joseph Cassata, AIA, CannonDesign

Over the past few years, Buffalo has developed a cutting-edge facility management program to ensu...

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Renderings: courtesy Related Companies
June 06, 2014 | Related Companies

Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group are teaming to develop Fifty Five Hudson Yards, the...

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Century Spire will reach 60 stories when construction is complete. Renderings: c
June 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Century Spire, Daniel Libeskind's latest project, has just broken ground in Century City, sou...

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Photo: Paul Sableman via Wikimedia Commons
June 02, 2014 | Green Parking Council

The Green Parking Council, an affiliate of the International Parking Institute, has launched the...

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All renderings: courtesy Kohn Pedersen Fox
May 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The two-building headquarters for Turkey’s largest and oldest financial institution, Ziraat Bank,...

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One World Trade Center, courtesy Cushman & Wakefield
May 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Sluggish economy and lackluster leasing force developer The Durst Organization and the Port Autho...

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Barnsworth Exhibition Center, Location / Plano, Ill. Photo: Dave Burk, Hedrich B
May 23, 2014 | AIA Chicago

Winning projects include an events center for Mies van der Rohe's landmark Farnsworth House and a...

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May 23, 2014 | NeoCon

Tech-friendly furniture, “live walls,” sit-stand desks, and circadian lighting are among the emer...

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Facebook Data Center, Lule, Sweden
May 23, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The demand for sophisticated facility monitoring solutions has spurred a new market segment—data...

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Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, courtesy Team BlackSheep
May 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Team BlackSheep—devotees of filmmaking with drones—has posted a fun video that takes viewers high...

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