An exclusive survey of 462 architects, engineers, and contractors by Building Design+Construction shows that more than 60% said their firms experienced heightened interest in security measures from school districts they worked with.
Construction giant JE Dunn is saving millions in cost avoidances by implementing a custom, cloud-based BIM/VDC collaboration platform.
Dubai has been chosen as the site of the 2020 World Expo. HOK led the design team that developed the master plan for the Expo, which is expected to draw more than 25 million visitors from October 2020 through April 2021.
The 500,000 sf, 14-story One Angel Square in Manchester, England, is being promoted as "the most environmentally-friendly building in the world."
The Daytona International Speedway is zooming ahead on the largest renovation in the Florida venue’s 54-year history. Improvements include five redesigned guest entrances, an extended grandstand with 101,000 new seats, and more than 60 new trackside suites for corporate entertaining.
The winning submission by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and A+ Architecture mixes urban pavement and parkland in a flowing, organic plan, like oil and vinegar, explains Bjarke Ingels.
Pediatric hospitals face many of the same concerns as their adult counterparts. Inpatient bed demand is declining, outpatient visits are soaring, and there is a higher level of focus on prevention and reduced readmissions.
Modeled on a fishing boat, the 40,000-seat venue south of Doha will incorporate passive design features for airflow.
Construction begins next year on a 100,000-sf Terminal building and other public facilities, centered on a monumental observation wheel.
BD+C editors present a roundup of the latest technologies and applications in exterior wall systems, from a tapered metal wall installation in Oklahoma to a textured precast concrete solution in North Carolina.
The Bilco Company’s Type SV Single Leaf Automatic Smoke Vents, available with a metal cover or a domed polycarbonate cover for natural daylighting, have received UL approval per the UL 793 standard for Automatically...
Metl-Span has announced the introduction of ThermalSafe NC insulated metal panels. Designed for non-combustible wall construction, ThermalSafe NC insulated metal panels consist of a 3” structural mineral wool core...
American Dryer’s new patent-pending Wall Guard is ADA compliant, achieving the four-inch-or-less unit protrusion guidelines without the need to recess the accompanying dryer into the wall, thus eliminating the need to cut...
3510 Series heavy-duty, manual lavatory faucets feature a sleek, modern look, true water savings, and trouble-free installation.
The NanaWall Aluminum Framed Folding System SL73 provides homes, businesses and condos with open views and is specifically designed and engineered to perform in harsh climates, eliminating the need for unsightly hurricane...
Greenbuild 2013 Report
Exclusive survey: Architects balance ideals, skepticism regarding green strategies
LEED for Healthcare offers new paths to green
Facebook, Telus push the limits of energy efficiency with new data centers
Government work keeps green AEC firms busy
Net-zero bellwether demonstrates extreme green, multifamily style
Halls of ivy keep getting greener and greener
Net-zero movement gaining traction in U.S. schools market
S+T buildings embrace 'no excuses' approach to green labs
Green hotel trends: Industry expands its sustainability focus beyond laundry
Can Big Data help building owners slash op-ex budgets?
Zaha Hadid Architects, in conjunction with AECOM, has released renderings for a major stadium being designed for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup--an event that will involve up to nine stadiums.
The New York office of Perkins Eastman has announced that the New York Wheel, located on the north shore of Staten Island’s St. George neighborhood, was approved by City Council on October 30 and construction is scheduled to begin in 2014. The approval process has been over a year in the making since the project was first announced by the office of Mayor Bloomberg last September.
Assa Abloy's power-over-ethernet access-control locks and Schüco's retrofit façade system are among the products to make BuildingGreen Inc.'s annual Top-10 Green Building Products list.
Healthcare facilities, especially our nation's hospitals, have steadily become larger over the past couple of decades. The growth has occurred despite stabilization, and in some markets, a decline in inpatient utilization.
The Lakeland, Fla., college adds to its collection of FLW buildings with the completion of the Usonian house, designed by the famed architect in 1939, but never built—until now.
BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) has completed the Danish National Maritime Museum in Helsingør. By marrying the crucial historic elements with an innovative concept of galleries and way-finding, BIG’s renovation scheme reflects Denmark's historical and contemporary role as one of the world's leading maritime nations.
As more net-zero energy schools come online, school officials are asking: Is NZE a more logical approach for school districts than holistic green buildings?
If you like to geek out on building information modeling and virtual design and construction, you should enjoy this overview of the top BIM/VDC topics.
The winners of the 2013 Reconstruction Awards showcase the best work of distinguished Building Teams, encompassing historic preservation, adaptive reuse, and renovations and additions.
Steven Holl Architects has been selected by near unanimous jury decision as the winner of the new Culture and Art Center of Qingdao City competition, besting OMA and Zaha Hadid Architects. The 2 million-sf project for four museums is the heart of the new extension of Qingdao, China, planned for a population of 700,000.