Retail Centers

With the advent of the internet and online shopping, retail centers need to be more compelling than ever to draw people away from their computers and into physical stores. Design can capture the interest of potential shoppers, and pay off in a big way for business owners.
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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The Fashion Outlets of Chicago, designed by RTKL and KA, combine high-end and mi
February 11, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Generic ‘boxes’ and indifferent service won’t cut it with today’s savvy shoppers. Retailers are s...

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February 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Architecture firm Brisac Gonzalez says that the design "...

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Craig Chinn, founder of Architecture Design Collaborative, was previously an ass
February 10, 2014 | Architecture Design Collaborative

Today, Architecture Design Collaborative officially announces the launch of its firm providing a...

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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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January 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

This McDonald's, which is combined with a fuel station and recreation areas, was awarded the Best...

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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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Photo: Greg Goebel via Wikimedia Commons
January 29, 2014 | AIA

AIA's Consensus Construction Forecast, a survey of the nation’s leading construction forecasters,...

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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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Renderings courtesy Foster + Partners, Comcast Corp.
January 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The British architect last week unveiled his scheme for the $1.2 billion, 59-story Comcast Innova...

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At 1,166 feet, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai Tower 2 was the tallest build
January 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Last year was the second-busiest ever in terms of 200-meter-plus building completions, with 73 to...

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Zahner ShopFloor Engineer Craig Long demonstrates one of the ShopFloor design to
January 14, 2014 | Zahner

The web-based tool uses the company's factory floor like "a massive rapid prototype machine,” all...

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Coventry Universitys Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short &
January 11, 2014 | Brian E. Trimble, PE, LEED AP, Brick Industry Association

When targeting net-zero energy performance, AEC professionals are advised to tackle energy demand...

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January 07, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham

Slowed by the recession—and often by protracted negotiations—some big redevelopment plans are now...

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December 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

BD+C editors and our contributors posted hundreds of blogs in 2013. Here's a recap of th...

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December 26, 2013 | Yudelson Associates

Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green bui...

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December 20, 2013 | Buro Happold

A new tool from the engineering firm Buro Happold takes into account both energy and economic per...

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December 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a dual fire-CO detector to an aspiration-sensing fire alarm, BD+C editors present a roundup...

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December 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...

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Photo courtesy: Antpkr, FreeDigitalPhotos.net
November 27, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Forty-six percent of the respondents to an exclusive BD+C survey of AEC professionals re...

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November 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

BD+C editors present a roundup of the latest technologies and applications in exterior wall syste...

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November 26, 2013 | IHS

Construction costs in North America rose for the 22nd consecutive month in November as labor cost...

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November 20, 2013 | BuildingGreen, Inc.
Assa Abloy's power-over-ethernet access-control locks and Schüco's retrofit façade system are a...
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The Bridge Building on the Cumberland River in Nashville was recently transforme
November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The BD+C editorial team brings you this special report on the latest green building trends across...

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November 13, 2013 | Navigant Research

The worldwide installed capacity of GHP systems will reach 127.4 gigawatts-thermal over the next...

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October 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

If you like to geek out on building information modeling and virtual design and construction, you...

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October 25, 2013 | BD+C Editor

The $3 billion Willets Points plan in New York City that will transform 23 acres into a mixed-use...

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October 23, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Norman Foster and Frank Gehry have been selected to design a retail section within the £8 billion...

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The Williams Selyem Winery in Sonoma County, Calif., won an honorable mention aw
October 07, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The FDNY Fireboat Firehouse in New York and the Cirrus Logic Building in Austin, Texas, are among...

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