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When it comes down to it, all buildings have things in common: the need for great design, engineering, construction, and management, when the structure is completed. Harmonizing those elements is a skill that translates to any building project you might have on your hands.

A 12,560-sf addition to Meritus Health Center in Maryland went from concept to completion in four months. Design-to-permit alone took less than six weeks. Image: (c) John Cole

August 27, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Lean practices, and early engagement with the county’s permitting department, moved this projec...

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The Arts and Computational Science Building at UC Merced in California is the result of a P3 whose development team included a consortium of financial experts, contractors, operations and maintenance teams, architects, engineers, and consultants. WRNS Studio, the Academic Architect on this project, provided the image.

August 27, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Transparency and communication are imperative, says new white paper on these agreements.

North Flats, Austin College's newest student housing building, houses 130 students. Images: Courtesy KWA Construction

August 26, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

KWA Construction built the school’s new residence hall, nearly 10 years after its first student...

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Video: 5 building sectors to watch amid COVID-19
August 25, 2020 | BD+C Staff 

RCLCO's Brad Hunter reveals the winners and non-winners of the U.S. real estate market during t...

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Texaco’s century-old headquarters is now a luxury apartment community

An authentic 12-foot-long illuminated Texaco sign in The Star’s Prohibition-style speakeasy basement, which features a golf simulator, a theater, climate-controlled storage lockers for residents, a dog wash facility, a dog run that uses a network of underground tunnels, and poker, pool, and ping pong tables. Photo: Lauren Parsons

    

August 24, 2020 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

After sitting vacant for nearly three decades, the former home of Texaco, Inc. has been convert...

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Portland’s zoning reform looks to boost the ‘missing middle’ of housing

Photo: Pexels

  

August 24, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The city council in Portland, Ore., recently approved the “Residential Infill Project” (RIP), a...

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How Boingo is helping to boost IPA’s bottom line
| August 24, 2020 | BOINGO: WHERE CONNECTIVITY MEETS COMMUNITY

Investment Property Advisors is using Boingo's instant-on, managed Wi-Fi and data solutions to...

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The conventional real estate market has written off these "misfit parcels," but KFA Architecture sees them as the future of affordable housing in Los Angeles.

The conventional real estate market has written off these "misfit parcels," but KFA Architecture sees them as the future of affordable housing in greater Los Angeles.

August 23, 2020 | LIVIA CAVALLO AND JOHN ARNOLD, AIA, KFA ARCHITECTURE

"Misfit parcels" could be the key to providing more affordable housing in Los Angeles, say two...

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Advocate Aurora's newest Ambulatory Health Center cut a month off of its construction thanks to integrated project delivery that included subs, which is still a rarity in nonresidential building.  Images: John Magnoski

August 21, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Prefabrication played a major role in quickening construction.

August 20, 2020 | Mike Porritt, Vice President, International Advisory Services at Scion Group; Doug Campbell, Ghafari Education Director; and Mike Durand, Ghafari Vice President, Healthcare

Student housing remains a vital part of the student and campus experience.

August 19, 2020 | Nathan Jamieson and Angelo Ligotti

From malls and big-box stores to online delivery and mall redevelopment: Here’s how the retail...

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The Greek Theatre exterior

All photos by Jim Simmons, courtesy Page & Turnbull

August 17, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Page & Turnbull led the project in collaboration with design firm Rios.

Kenneth D. Simonson has been Chief Economist for the Associated General Contractors of America since 2001.

Kenneth D. Simonson has been Chief Economist for the Associated General Contractors of America since 2001.

August 16, 2020 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR, BUILDING DESIGN+CONSTRUCTION

Engineered Floors' Lewis Rigid 100% waterproof Stone Rigid Core Flooring was installed throughout Harvest in Tracy, a 304-unit rental community in Tracy, Calif.

August 16, 2020 | ENGINEERED FLOORS

TCA Architects specified Lewis Rigid Stone Polymer floating plank and Lewis Gold 100% Solution-...

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August 14, 2020 | Duk Kim, Principal, Architect, Global Hospitality Leader

As hotels begin to reopen, the focus on health and safety takes priority while working to prese...

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The Department of Veterans Affairs' new care center, in Omaha, Neb., offers eight primary clinics. Images: Courtesy of Leo A Daly

August 13, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Clinic programming enhances patient privacy.

Apple Central World exterior

All photos courtesy Foster + Partners

August 12, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Foster + Partners designed the building.

Learning Landscape building exterior

All renderings courtesy ZAS Architects

August 12, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

ZAS Architects designed the building.

UC Davis Latitude exterior

All photos: Kyle Jeffers

August 11, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

HED designed the project.

Denver Water's new administration building has been designed to achieve net-zero energy standards. Images: Courtesy of Stantec

August 11, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The utility is showcasing a new admin building and a water reuse plan that’s a first for the st...

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Courtesy Pixabay

August 06, 2020 | HMC Architects

Ongoing research effort includes whitepaper series that outlines resiliency solutions for healt...

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OSU North academic building exterior

North Hall will include a bridge to the existing building, and a future link across all buildings for a second floor internal walking path.

August 05, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Dewberry designed the project.

Plaza Hotel at Pioneer Park in El Paso, Texas

The $78 million renovation of the 131-key Plaza Hotel at Pioneer Park in El Paso, Texas, was completed in June. The team, which included Cooper Carry and Forrest Perkins, reimagined the 1930s hotel with an eye toward establishing the facility as a regional destination. The lobby includes an intimate library (pictured). Photo courtesy Plaza Hotel Pioneer Park

    

August 05, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Modular and prefab construction are already more prominent.

Shenzhen Children's Hospital aerial at night

All images courtesy B+H Architects

August 05, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

B+H Architects is designing the project.

Mountain View 100% affordable rental community

Courtesy Alta Housing

August 03, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Van Meter Williams Pollack is designing the project.

A community space in Clark Nexsen’s renovations to Edens Quad Residence Hall at Duke University.

August 03, 2020 | Peter Aranyi

Clark Nexsen’s Student Life practice leader, Peter Aranyi, discusses the benefits of renovation...

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R&D hubs, modular-built hotels, and an award-winning student center on the August 6 “The Weekly”
August 02, 2020 | BD+C Editors

R&D hubs, modular-built hotels, and an award-winning student center on the August 6 “The We...

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Ellison Bronze door at 520 Park Ave NYC, designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects

One of seven Ellison Bronze doors at 520 Park Ave., New York, N.Y., designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects and SLCE.

August 02, 2020 | ELLISON BRONZE, INC.
17 West, Miami Beach, Fla., designed by Stantec

17 West, designed by Stantec, has 23 residential units, ranging from one to three bedrooms, as well as a pooltop deck and first-floor retail space.

August 02, 2020 | STANTEC

Stantec-designed 17 West mixed-use development completed, with first Trader Joe's in Miami Beac...

VistaPro Architectural Railing Solutions launches new website

VistaPro Architectural Railing Solutions serve the multifamily and commercial design and construction sectors.

July 31, 2020 | VISTAPRO ARCHITECTURAL RAILING SOLUTIONS

VistaPro Architectural Railing Solutions launches new website.

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