University Buildings

Not only are the world’s youth educated in these buildings, but much of the globe’s most ground-breaking research takes place here. Requirements for housing students are more expansive than ever, but need to be balanced with the university’s real purpose: the pursuit of knowledge. Great design can inspire that pursuit.
Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Syst
April 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Building Teams have been using steel decks with proven success for 75 years. Building Design+Cons...

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All renderings, plans: courtesy Payette and Northeastern University
April 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building is designed to maximize potential of s...

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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 26, 2014 | Callison

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

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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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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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Sharp Centre for Design at OCAD University
February 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Emporis lists its top 13 higher education buildings from around the world. Do you agree with the...

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February 24, 2014 | McCarthy Building Companies

The facility is intended to be "the most sustainable laboratory in the world," and incorporates n...

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Sasaki Associates used detailed network visualizations like this traffic flow pa
February 12, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

There are literally hundreds of applications for deep analytics in planning and design projects,...

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February 04, 2014 | International Living Future Institute

The Bechtel Environmental Classroom utilizes solar power, composting toilets, and an energy recov...

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February 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Architect Christian Salvati's new structure is just the first step in bringing shipping container...

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Central components to the plan include the addition of meeting, research, and te
January 29, 2014 | University of Notre Dame

The $400 million Campus Crossroads Project will add more than 750,000 sf of academic, student lif...

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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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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 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Strengthened sprinkler regulations proposed for the 2015 National Building Code of Canada (NBCC)...

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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 26, 2013 | Yudelson Associates

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

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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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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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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 Editor

The winners of the 2013 Reconstruction Awards showcase the best work of distinguished Building Te...

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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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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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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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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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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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