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Jul 22, 2014
U.S. Bank Tower, as part of a series of improvements, will be getting an observation deck and restaurant at its top.
Renderings courtesy Herzog & de Meuron
Jul 22, 2014
Herzog & de Meuron have released renderings of their new $250 million New York building, a 12-story condominium with 88 luxury apartments. 
Jul 21, 2014
The list includes first-time nominees Mecanoo and Renzo Piano Building Workshop, as well as previous winners Zaha Hadid Architects and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios. 
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We need electricity to power our building projects, along with water and gas and a faultless sanitation system. That’s what we think about when we think about utility requirements for our building project, but are we missing something?...
According to NAIOP, Texas leads the nation in the value of new construction. Sho
Jul 21, 2014
Industrial, warehousing, office, and retail sectors see strong gains; Texas leads the nation in construction-value stats.
Tidewater Community College/City of Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach, Calif. Photo
Jul 21, 2014
According to expert forecasters, multifamily projects, the Panama Canal expansion, and the petroleum industry’s “shale gale” could be saving graces for commercial AEC firms seeking growth opportunities in an economy that’s provided its...
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Jul 21, 2014
Data analysis from Mancini•Duffy indicates significant variations among age cohorts in the workplace.
The new Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Cancer Center will allow patients to receiv
Jul 20, 2014
Partners share the risk and reward of extreme collaboration on this LEED Silver project, which relies heavily on Lean principles.
Photo: The Brookings Institution
Today, more than ever, tech districts are the key to economic growth for metro markets. A new report from the Brookings Institution calls tech hubs the superchargers of innovation economies and creators of highly coveted tech jobs.
Lookout Mountain Elementary School, Phoenix, Ariz. Photo: courtesy Adolfson & Pe
Jul 18, 2014
“UAV.” “LATISTA.” “CMST.” If BD+C Giants 300 contractors have anything to say about it, these new terms may someday be as well known as “BIM” or “LEED.” Here’s a sampling of what Giant GCs and CMs are doing by way of technological and...
Riyadh Metro Station, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, with engineering servic
Jul 18, 2014
Jacobs, Barton Malow, Hill International top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest construction management and project management firms in the United States. 
Contractor Turner Construction is focusing its international efforts in Europe,
Jul 18, 2014
Turner, Whiting-Turner, Skanska top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest contractors in the United States. 
The 73-year-old Naval Reserve Armory building on Seattle’s South Lake Union dock
Jul 18, 2014
Following solid revenue growth in 2013, the majority of U.S.-based engineering and engineering/architecture firms expect more of the same this year, according to BD+C’s 2014 Giants 300 report. 
The 73-year-old Naval Reserve Armory building on Seattle’s South Lake Union dock
Jul 18, 2014
Jacobs, AECOM, Parsons Brinckerhoff top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest engineering/architecture firms in the United States.