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Renderings courtesy of Zaha hadid via Gizmag
Sep 5, 2014
Zaha Hadid's latest project in Australia is a complex of three, tapered residential high-rises that have expansive grounds to provide the surrounding community unobstructed views and access to the town's waterfront.
Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse, Long Beach, Calif. Architect: AECOM; cont
Sep 4, 2014
Fentress Architects, Tutor Perini, and AECOM top BD+C's rankings of design and construction firms with the most revenue from courthouse facilities, as reported in the 2014 Giants 300 Report.
The Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine, in New York, a winner in t
Sep 4, 2014
Healthcare construction will continue to feel the effects of radical changes in the delivery of care, according to healthcare leaders attending the annual Summer Leadership Summit of the American College of Healthcare Architects and the...
Sep 5, 2014
The CAE Design Excellence Award honors educational facilities that the jury believes should serve as an example of a superb place in which to learn. Projects range from a design school in Maryland to an elementary school in Washington.
Sep 4, 2014
While construction spending for 2014 will finish the year 5.5% higher than 2013 and the unemployment rate in construction is down to 7.5%, the industry has been losing workers for more than five years, according to a new Gilbane report.
City of Galveston (Texas) Fire Station #4. Photo: courtesy HDR
Sep 3, 2014
STV, HOK, and Turner top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest local government design and construction firms, as reported in the 2014 Giants 300 Report.
The consolidation would strengthen WSP's position in the U.S. transportation seg
Sep 3, 2014
The deal, which has been approved by the boards of WSP and Balfour Beatty, has an enterprise value of $1.243 billion, plus another $110 million in cash retained by PB.
Illustration: ratch0013 via FreeDigitalPhotos.net
Architecture, engineering, and (presumably) construction firms will face difficulties with management succession, as tens of thousands of Baby Boomers leave the AEC industry. Who will fill the knowledge gap?
Tesoro Corporation headquarters in San Antonio, TX, a LEED-certified building. P
Sep 3, 2014
The LEED Proven Provider designation is designed to minimize the need for additional work during the project review process.
Pilkington Profilit wave with TGP ProColor in bronze metallic
Sep 3, 2014
For design professionals seeking glazing with a durable and colorfast appearance, Technical Glass Products now offers Pilkington Profilit with TGP ProColor. SPONSORED CONTENT
Sep 3, 2014
Whitney succeeds interim CEO Steven Pinney, who has held the interim role since CEO Doug Jaeger stepped down in December 2013. 
Berea College’s “Deep Green” residence hall, designed by Hastings+Chivetta Archi
Sep 2, 2014
AECOM, Gensler, and Turner top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest green design and construction firms. 
Rendering: courtesy Panoramic Interests
Sep 3, 2014
Micro-apartments are gaining acceptance in nearby Boston and in places such as San Francisco and New York, but Weymouth, Mass., officials and neighbors were not receptive to a proposal for tiny dwellings this summer.
Photo: digidreamgrafix via FreeDigitalPhotos.net
Sep 3, 2014
A key change is a requirement that buildings over 75 feet tall have sprinkler systems throughout the structure. Existing buildings would have 12 years to install them.
Sep 2, 2014
As part of Copenhagen's effort to turn an industrial seaport into a bustling neighborhood, Danish architecture firm COBE was invited to convert a grain silo into a residential tower.