Most Recent Features

Sarika Bajoria, Founding Principal, Architect, Per-forma Studio, NYC
Apr 25, 2014
The editors of BD+C select honorees based on their career achievement, service to their professions and communities, and active participation in charitable work.
All photos courtesy Joseph di Pasquale Architect
Jan 14, 2014
The 33-story Guanghzou Circle takes the shape of a giant ribbon spool, with the floor space housed in a series of boxes suspended between two massive "wheels." 
Jevon Carrington and Leila Schey, both Architectural Designers in Gensler’s Wash
Jun 11, 2014
In search of a fast rendering solution, Gensler looked to the gaming and moviemaking industries for the next breakthrough tool: Octane Render.
Jan 22, 2014
The temporary pavilion for Russian telecom operator MegaFon will be wrapped with a massive digital "pin screen" that will morph into the shape of any face.
Having the correct model views loaded and visibility settings adjusted prior to
Mar 31, 2014
Process mapping, split models, and streamlined coordination meetings are among the timesaving techniques AEC firms are employing to improve BIM/VDC workflows.
All renderings courtesy 3XN
Jul 1, 2014
Danish firm 3XN's design wins competition for a new educational facility for Mälardalen University in Sweden, which will house a library, communal spaces, and offices for 4,500 students and staff.
La Entrada master-planned community in Coachella. Renderings: KTGY
Jul 1, 2014
Plans for a new section of the proposed $1 billion La Entrada master-planned community in Coachella, Calif., moved ahead after the developer and city council agreed that the plan would include 500 affordable housing units.
Photo: Dept. of Labor
Jul 1, 2014
The U.S. Department of Labor and MDG Design & Construction LLC have reached a settlement over wage violations at the federally-assisted 26-story Grand Street Guild rehab project in New York City’s Lower East Side.
Photo: Whole Building Design Guide
Jul 1, 2014
The National Performance Based Design Guide, based on research and development supported by the Science & Technology Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security and the Public Buildings Service of the General Services...
NOAA News Photo
Jul 1, 2014
Scott City School District in Missouri recently broke ground on an 8,990-sf performing arts theater that will also function as a tornado safe room.
Photo credit: Iwan Baan. Photos courtesy of Design Museum.
Jul 1, 2014
The Design Museum's Design of the Year award has been awarded to Zaha Hadid's Heydar Aliyev Center. Hadid is not only the first woman to win the top prize, but the center is the first architectural project to win the overall competition.
David Benjamin, owner and founder of The Living. Photo courtesy of Autodesk.
Jun 30, 2014
The Living, David Benjamin's design studio, has been acquired by Autodesk. Combined, the two will create the Autodesk Studio, which will "create new types of buildings, public installations, prototypes and architectural environments."
The design vision for Westside Multimodal Transit Center balances mass transit w
Jun 30, 2014
The new 90,000-sf development will principally service San Antonio’s growing network of city bus and VIA PRIMO bus rapid transit service, including real-time arrival updates, as well as become an iconic public plaza for the city.
Photo: JonathanRe via Wikipedia
Jun 30, 2014
A neglected Queens landmark that once reflected the "excitement and hopefulness" at the beginning of the Space Age may soon be restored. 
Photo credit: Rob Young, Wikimedia Commons
Jun 30, 2014
New research findings indicate that for the first time more than half of projects above $10 million are being completed through design-build project delivery.