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Nearly 32 million people, or 28% of the East Coast's population, live in areas lying within a mile of a shore line. The good news is that municipalities are starting to take action, writes Sasaki Associates. 
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As part of our ongoing studies of how building design influences human behavior in today’s social media-driven world, HOK’s workplace strategists had an idea: Leverage the power of social media to collect data about how people feel about...
Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston. Photo: Farragutful via Wikimedia Comm
Sep 9, 2014
Brasfield & Gorrie, Gensler, and Jacobs top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest religious sector design and construction firms, as reported in the 2014 Giants 300 Report.
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Sep 9, 2014
A Los Angeles-based startup added augmented reality technology to a hardhat, creating a smart helmet.
Sep 9, 2014
Restoration of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed chapel was made possible (and affordable) thanks to 3D printing.
Sep 8, 2014
Designed to be the world’s most sustainable airport, the plan uses a single, compact terminal scheme in lieu of a cluster of buildings, offering shorter walking distances and fewer level changes, and eliminating the need for trains and...
The Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is one of Gehry Technologies' latest projects. Re
Sep 8, 2014
Trimble and Frank Gehry announced that they have entered into a strategic alliance to collaborate to transform the construction industry by further connecting the office to on-site construction technologies. As part of the alliance,...
Arizona Capitol Museum 2014. Photo: Gage Skidmore via Wikipedia
Sep 7, 2014
PCL Construction, Stantec, and AECOM head BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest state government design and construction firms, as reported in the 2014 Giants 300 Report.  
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It's happening at community hospitals all over America: leadership teams are looking for ways to maintain margins by managing underutilized and non-revenue producing space. GS&P's David Magner explores nontraditional healthcare models.
Illustration: Skanska
In this new partnership, LEED will benefit from the materials expertise of ACC and its member companies. We believe this has the potential to be transformational, writes Skanska USA's President and CEO Michael McNally.
Photo: Tomasz Sienicki via Wikimedia Commons
Sep 7, 2014
The underlying variables and tools used to manage collaboration between teams is ultimately the driving for success with IPD, writes CBRE Healthcare's Megan Donham.
Photo: Tanya King courtesy U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District
Sep 7, 2014
Balfour Beatty, Fluor, and HDR top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest military sector design and construction firms, as reported in the 2014 Giants 300 Report.
To naturally heat the perimeter at Solarlux’s new administration building in the
Sep 7, 2014
When it comes to cost, performance, and aesthetics—not to mention maintenance and long-term resilience—the evaluation of cladding materials and façade systems is more complex than ever. This course is worth 1.0 AIA CES HSW learning...
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.