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.
April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants cool roofs added to the city’s building code. He is...

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Charles David Keeling Apartments, La Jolla, Calif., by KieranTimberlake. Photo:
April 23, 2013 | AIA

The AIA's Committee on the Environment selected its top ten examples of sustainable architecture...

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April 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill's whimsical Dancing Dragons tower in Seoul is among the compelling h...

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April 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New York loses another architectural gem by Frank Lloyd Wright as new owner razes auto showroom....

April 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Whole Foods and partner Gotham Greens will create a 20,000-sf greenhouse atop one of the retailer...

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April 02, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

If you do hotels, schools, student unions, office buildings, performing arts centers, transportat...

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March 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Chicago Preservation Society released its annual list of the buildings at high risk for demol...

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March 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest nu...

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Walgreens to build first net-zero energy retail store
March 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Walgreens announced plans last week to build one of the nation's first net-zero retail stores. Th...

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Vegas rebound: Genting Group acquires assets of stalled Vegas casino-resort
March 07, 2013 | BD+C Staff

International hospitality giant Genting Group has announced a deal with Boyd Gaming Corp. to purc...

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The glass faade of the new Wilshire Grand tower will incorporate LED lighting.
March 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 1,100-foot Wilshire Grand will combine retail and restaurant space, offices, and a luxury hot...

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This suburban Seattle Starbucks was built with shipping containers.
February 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Coffee giant Starbucks is rolling out mini-stores with maximum local flavor, as part of an intern...

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February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Commercial buildings have seen a drop in their energy intensity of more than 40% since 1980, acco...

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Sliced Porosity Block combines concrete and glass towers with public plazas.
February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Architect Steven Holl has released two short films describing the development of S...

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The Great City development near Chengdu will prohibit cars. Courtesy Adrian Smit
February 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new urban development near Chengdu, China, will provide new housing for ~80,000 people, surroun...

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The Exhibition Hall by OMA
February 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Exhibition Hall, a retail concept planned in Kuwait City's 360° Mall, will meld cultural and...

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December 09, 2012 | By Robert Cassidy

Most economists say the U.S. is slowly emerging from the Great Recession, a view that was confirm...

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October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...

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Leap, by artist Lawrence Argent, at Sacramento International Airport. A key co
September 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Ranking the leading firms in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction.

One of the mid-sized box stores aggressively expanding in urban Chicago is Calif
September 20, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Existing supply is tight everywhere and almost non-existent in the most attractive zones.

Developed by the areas largest commercial landlord, Hysan, the project is the f
August 21, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Environmentally-sensitive features have been incorporated, including reduced operational CO2...

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The 34 million square foot, mixed-use district in Seoul is being developed by Dr
July 24, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Masterplanned by architect Daniel Libeskind, the Yongsan IBD encompasses ten city blocks and incl...

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The Missner Group recently completed construction on the new 57,550-sf McGrath A
July 23, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The Missner Group also incorporated numerous sustainable improvements to the property including t...

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The 230-room InterContinental One Thousand Island Lake Resort, in Qiandaohu Lake
July 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Giants 300 Top 10 Firms in the Hospitality and Retail sectors.

The Dadeland Mall Kendall Wing Expansion. Courtesy of Simon Property Group.
July 17, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Lands new projects including the Perry South Beach Hotel and Dadeland Mall Kendall Wing Expansion...

June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

The Village will work with HSA to design and construct a mixed-use, pedestrian-o
April 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

HSA will be responsible for designing an overall mixed-use merchandise plan, attracting a unique...

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Garage doors surround the four season patio, which also features large stainless
April 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

12,000-sf restaurant marks new addition to Boston’s Fenway neighborhood.

Arista Uptown Apartments is a transit-oriented apartment community designed to f
April 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

First of eight buildings highlights unique amenities.

April 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The result, the researchers say, could be technologies capable of cutting the carbon footprint cr...

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