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.
The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C
April 02, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Aligning thermal breaks and applying air barriers are among the top design and installation trick...

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March 31, 2014 | Plaza Construction

EKO Flood Protection created a flood prevention solution for one of New York City's largest offic...

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Having the correct model views loaded and visibility settings adjusted prior to
March 31, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Process mapping, split models, and streamlined coordination meetings are among the timesaving tec...

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March 26, 2014 | Callison

Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainab...

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March 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The design duo discusses the founding of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architects and the design of...

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Free tours will be offered, starting in May. Photo: Jack E. Boucher, August, 196
March 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 14-story tower, one of only two Wright-designed high-rises to be built, has been off limits t...

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All renderings courtesy SuperSkyScrapers
March 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Singapore Bamboo Skyscraper competition invited design teams to explore the possibilities of...

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To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rathe
March 20, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are amo...

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All renderings: Perkins Eastman
March 20, 2014 | Perkins Eastman

When complete, the Wharf will feature approximately 3 million sf of new residential, office, hote...

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Photo: Vmenkov via Wikimedia Commons
March 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

China's goal, according to Koolhaas, is to de-incentivize migration into already overcrowded citi...

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March 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 58-story DC Tower 1 is the first of two high-rises designed by Dominique Perrault Architectur...

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Image credit: Copyright CPAT / Hayes Davidson / Jason Hawkes
March 12, 2014 | New London Architecture

The vast majority of high-rise projects in the works are residential towers, which could help tac...

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Photo: Dorma
March 12, 2014 | BD+C Editors

From a high-tech classroom lockdown system to an impact-resistant wide-stile door line, BD+C edit...

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Hudson Spire
February 25, 2014 | MJM + A Architects

Design architect MJM + A has released an updated design scheme for the planned 1,800-foot-tall, s...

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Photo: Structurlam
February 20, 2014 | Kris Spickler

A CLT expert clears up several common misconceptions and myths surrounding the use of wood as a b...

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February 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The desk is built from plywood and one continuous sheet of resin, and can serve all 145 office em...

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February 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Guinness World Records verifies the concrete pour as the largest ever

17 John was designed by Winka Dubbeldam.
February 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Want to own a piece of Manhattan hotel real estate? Developer Rodrigo Nino is inviting individual...

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Husqvarnas DXR140 demolition robot in action. The robot shown here is controlle
February 14, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

Building Teams across the globe are employing advanced robotics to simplify what is inherently a...

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February 13, 2014 | LargaVista

The site is located at the gateway to the booming SoHo retail market, where Class A office space...

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February 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The curved campus will consist of four different buildings, one exclusively for amenities like a...

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February 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Like a crystalline form still in the state of expansion, the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and...

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February 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Recent advancements in structural design, combined with the loosening of density and zoning requi...

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The centerpiece of the school is the 11-story Lakeside building, which was built
February 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Formerly occupied by IBM, the 11-story Lakeside building is the new home for North Atlanta High S...

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nbbj, computational design
January 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff 

In an ideal world, every office employee would have a beautiful view from his or her desk. While...

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January 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A grand atrium, reaching some 30 stories, highlights the contemporary, bright-white design scheme...

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Kingdom Tower, set to become the worlds next-tallest building at 1,000 meters,
January 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff and CTBUH

Experts from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat release their 2014 construction fore...

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The Spring Learning Centre in Hong Kong was one of two Best of Category winners
January 28, 2014 | International Interior Design Association

The International Interior Design Association released the winners of its 4th Annual Global Excel...

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January 28, 2014 | Leopardo Companies

The new mixed-use headquarters includes a museum, broadcast studios, conference facilities, offic...

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All images  Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture/photographs by Namgoong Sun
January 23, 2014 | Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

The 50-story tower features a unique, angled building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) exterior des...

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