Energy-Efficient Design

April 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

On Sept. 29, 2012, participants from all over the world will volunteer to make the schools and ca...

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Nila Leiserowitz (Tribune illustration by Rick Tuma).
April 26, 2012 | By Janet Kidd Stewart, special to the Tribune

Leiserowitz became regional managing principal in Chicago for San Francisco-based architecture an...

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Mark Hershman, PE
April 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new division, BHH Engineers, will be led by Mark Hershman, PE.

DensDeck panels have been shown to withstand delamination, deterioration, warpin
April 26, 2012 | By Barry Reid, LEED AP BD&C, Georgia-Pacific Gypsum

Now more than ever, a well-insulated and well protected roof is critical in new or renovated comm...

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Designed as the cornerstone of Orlandos Pine Hills community, the new 21st cent
April 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

School replacement designed by SchenkelShultz Architecture and constructed by Williams Co.

The Freshwater Skyscraper will be able to irrigate a one-hectare field of tomato
April 25, 2012 | By Jeanne Roberts

The Freshwater Skyscraper will address the issue of increasing water scarcity through a process k...

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The 180,000-sf, six-story laboratory was completed in 2011 as part of the master
April 25, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Project receives LEED Gold Certification.

April 25, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The build-out will consist of the construction of new offices, meeting rooms, video rooms and a s...

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Office rental rates are expected to rise steadily, increasing 3.0% in 2012, 3.7%
April 24, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Survey is based on opinions from 38 of the nation’s leading real estate economists and analysts a...

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April 24, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

RSG provides a complete offering of residential and commercial roofing materials and related supp...

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Jason F. McLennan
April 24, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

McLennan was recognized for his work on the Living Building Challenge.

Sustainability Base will save more than 60% of the energy and more than 80% of t
April 24, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

LEED Platinum facility opens at NASA Ames Research Center at California’s Moffett Field.

Buro Happold designed a concrete core with post-tensioned walls, which can prote
April 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Buro Happold’s structural design supports the top-heavy, complex building in a high seismic zone;...

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The 13-story tiara brings the height of the building to 665 feet, making it Cinc
April 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Thornton Tomasetti provided structural design services through construction administration to arc...

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The new addition will keep with the feel of the existing building while incorpor
April 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Building Team is maintaining the old brick and timber construction, while adding 5,000-sf of...

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The $300 million project is part of a six-phased inpatient facility construction
April 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new hospital’s architectural design combines traditional Santa Barbara Spanish colonial archi...

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Young Conaway is the sole tenant of the notable Daniel L. Herrmann Courthouse in
April 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

To account for future expansion, Francis Cauffman developed a plan to accommodate the addition of...

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April 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

President Bill Clinton to deliver keynote address at ?largest solar energy event in the Americas....

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.

When finished, the four-story, 80,000-sf office building will connect to the exi
April 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

3D imaging key to project timetable and cost containment.

April 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Given the rapid transformations occurring in the federal construction sector, FMI examines the ke...

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Dr. Patrick Gallagher, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology
April 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Freese and Nichols is the only engineering and architecture firm to ever receive this recognition...

A key design element in the police substation was the green roof grid system, wh
April 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The police substation is the first higher education facility in San Diego County to achieve LEED...

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April 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Alberici has been honored by the ASA eight times in the award’s nineteen-year history--more than...

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Jason Freeland
April 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Recently named to Building Design+Construction’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2012.

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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Construction on UNTs new facility began in July 2011. A ribbon cutting ceremony
April 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Lab to test energy technologies and systems in order to achieve a net-zero consumption of energy....

April 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Both projects are scheduled to be completed this spring.

The MOU proposed the purchase of 900 megawatts of renewable energy generating eq
April 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The project, “Rajasthan Sun Technique Energy Private Limited,” is a subsidiary of Reliance Power...

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Connecting with the Regenstein Hall of Music, the building enables the Bienen Sc
April 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The showcase facility is the recital hall, an intimate, two-level space with undulating walls of...

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