Sports and Recreational Facilities

As major centers of social and economic importance across the world, sports facilities and recreational buildings need to be optimized to admit hundreds or thousands of people on a regular basis, as well as to meet the needs of whatever activity takes place in the facility. Whether you’re looking for just the right turf or the most comfortable stadium seating, designing and building these facilities can lead into ultra-specialized waters, and requires a delicate balance of expertise.
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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This photo depicts the athletic center project after construction. The $60 milli
October 08, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Using steel reinforcement and massive box trusses, a Building Team methodically inserts four new...

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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Springfield, Va. Photo: Paul Warchol
October 01, 2013 | AISC

The Barclays Center arena in Brooklyn and the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C., are among p...

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September 26, 2013 | Jon Niemuth, Director of AECOM Sports, Americas

Home-field advantage can play a significant role in game outcomes. Here are ways AEC firms can he...

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The 1,460-sf green wall at the Papadakis Integrated Science Building, Drexel Uni
September 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A dramatic interior green wall at Drexel University and a massive, 4.4-acre vegetated roof at the...

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September 19, 2013 | Jerry Yudelson, PE, LEED Fellow

Renowned green building author, Jerry Yudelson, offers five valuable lessons for designers, contr...

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September 19, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Phase-change materials, electrochromic glass, and building-integrated PVs are among the breakthro...

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September 17, 2013 | The Boldt Company

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services and the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region announce collaboration,...

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September 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Since 2000, at least three individuals have died as a result of falling from the upper decks of s...

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September 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Day 3 coverage of the BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland conference and expo, taking place th...

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September 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The BD+C editorial team brings you this real-time coverage of day 2 of the BUILDINGChicago/Greeni...

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August 29, 2013 | Mortenson Construction

The West Side Stadium Expansion Project at Kansas State's Bill Snyder Family Stadium is the large...

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August 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's roundup of the top construction market news for the week of August 18 includes th...

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August 26, 2013 | Mortenson Construction

An upgraded locker room, expanded weight room, and updated dining room with an outdoor patio gree...

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August 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction's rankings of the nation's largest sports facility design and constr...

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August 22, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

This course discuses the latest technological advances in glazing, which make possible ever more...

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August 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction's rankings of the nation's largest green design and construction fir...

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Ennead Architects led the renovation and expansion of facilities for the Yale Ar
July 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The editors of Building Design+Construction magazine present the findings of the annual...

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The Paramount Theatre of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was heavily damaged by flooding in
July 19, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor
Increasingly, owners recognize that existing buildings represent a considerable resource in emb...
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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Measuring a stout 100 meters high, 500 meters long, and 400 meters wide, the New Century Global C...

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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The nation's largest indoor mall will undergo a $2.5 billion, 10-year expansion project that will...

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July 02, 2013 | USGBC

The U.S. Green Building Council membership has voted to adopt LEED v4, the next update to the wor...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new report released today forecasts the volume of construction output will grow by more than 70...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A recent survey of more than 60 building owners and facility management professionals by Mortenso...

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June 18, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Engineers at Brinjac quantify the illuminance and energy consumption levels achieved by increasin...

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June 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An adaptive reuse to create LEED Platinum offices, a park that honors veterans, and a grand natio...

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June 05, 2013 | USGBC

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...

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June 03, 2013 | U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced today that construction spending d...

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