Construction employment declined in all but 19 communities nationwide this June as compared to June-2008, according to a new analysis of metropolitan-area employment data...
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Suffolk Education has broken ground and began renovations and construction of a new $39.6 million facility to house the Boston Renaissance Charter Public School. The...
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A ranking of the Top 50 Institutional Contractors based on Building Design+Construction's 2009 Giants 300 survey. For more Giants 300 rankings, visit http://www....
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A ranking of the Top 75 International Design Firms based on Building Design+Construction's 2009 Giants 300 survey. For more Giants 300 rankings, visit http://www....
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K-12 Schools

The Spring Learning Centre in Hong Kong was one of two Best of Category winners
The International Interior Design Association released the winners of its 4th Annual Global Excellence Awards. Here's a recap of the winning projects.
The Center for Energy Efficient Design, an award-winning ZNE learning laboratory
The New Buildings Institute's 2014 Getting to Zero Status report includes an interactive map detailing the net-zero energy buildings that have been verified by NBI. 
Zahner ShopFloor Engineer Craig Long demonstrates one of the ShopFloor design to
The web-based tool uses the company's factory floor like "a massive rapid prototype machine,” allowing designers to manipulate designs on the fly based on cost and other factors, according to CEO/...
An exclusive survey reveals that Building Teams are doing their part to make the nation’s schools safer in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook tragedy.
Coventry University’s Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short &
When targeting net-zero energy performance, AEC professionals are advised to tackle energy demand first. This AIA course covers brick masonry's role in reducing energy consumption in buildings. 
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BD+C's exclusive five-part report on K-12 school security offers proven design advice, technology recommendations, and thoughtful commentary on how Building Teams can help school districts prevent,...
Many of the principles and concepts described in our Special Report on K-12 security also apply to other building types and markets.
Collin County Sheriff Deputy George White checks a hallway in one of Anna (Texas
From facial recognition cameras to IP-based door hardware, here are key technology-related considerations you should discuss with your school district clients.
Illustration: Tom Rybarczyk
Our experts say no, but it could save lives. In this report, they offer recommendations on security design you can bring to your K-12 clients to prevent, or at least mitigate, a Sandy Hook on their...
Slowed by the recession—and often by protracted negotiations—some big redevelopment plans are now moving ahead. Here’s a sampling of nine major mixed-use projects throughout the country.