On the Drawing Board

Bjarke Ingels designs geodesic dome for energy production, community use

The geodesic facade will contain PV panels to generate electricity for off-season use. Renderings courtesy BIG

February 25, 2015 | BD+C Staff

A new building in Uppsala, Sweden, will serve as a power plant during the winter and a venue for ...

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Edmonton considering 'freezeway' to embrace winter

Design plans for the Freezeway include setting up skate rentals in nearby metro stops and using buildings as windbreaks. Renderings courtesy Matthew Gibbs

February 25, 2015 | BD+C Staff

If the new Edmonton Freezeway is constructed, residents will have an 11-km course that winds thro...

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Somerset Development plans to turn Bell Labs headquarters into a New Urbanist town center

Aerial view of Bell Labs Holmdel Complex. The Bell Labs building in Holmdel is an architectural heirloom, designed by renowned architect Eero Saarinen. Photo courtesy of Lee Beaumont/Wikimedia Commons.

February 11, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Designed by Eero Saarinen in the late 1950s, the two-million-sf, steel-and-glass building was one...

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A white wavy faade would distinguish a renovated Miami Convention Center. The c
October 28, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The city of Miami has awarded an $11 million contract for its on-again, off-again convention cent...

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Drawing inspiration from traditional temple architecture, a monolithic box will
August 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Museo Maya de América in Guatemala City will be the world’s largest museum of Mayan history a...

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In May, Facebook broke ground on an expansion to its data center campus in Lule
August 04, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Less than a year after opening its ultra-green, hydropowered data center facility in Luleå, Swede...

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Sydney's new Goods Line will be built in two stages, the first of which is set t
March 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 500-meter-long park will feature bike paths, study pods, and outdoor workspaces.

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January 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff 

In an ideal world, every office employee would have a beautiful view from his or her desk. While...

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Central components to the plan include the addition of meeting, research, and te
January 29, 2014 | University of Notre Dame

The $400 million Campus Crossroads Project will add more than 750,000 sf of academic, student lif...

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Kingdom Tower, set to become the worlds next-tallest building at 1,000 meters,
January 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff and CTBUH

Experts from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat release their 2014 construction fore...

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April 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill's whimsical Dancing Dragons tower in Seoul is among the compelling h...

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January 04, 2013 | By Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Fort Lauderdale performing arts center to experience upgrade and expansion; new office building i...

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January 04, 2013

Foster + Partners wins competition to design 650,000-sf office tower on Manhattan’s Park Avenue;...

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December 04, 2012

Headquarters will house office, spaces for private education company in Massachusetts; multi-phas...

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October 04, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor

Dallas mixed-use development; Vandenberg Air Force base education facility; One WTC design modifi...

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August 07, 2012 | By Nicole Bowling, Associate Editor

Residence Hall at University of Puget Sound; $160 million Fort Irwin Replacement Hospital; Boston...

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July 13, 2012 | By Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Salvation Army regional HQ; China convention center; cancer institute pavilion; campus center at...

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May 31, 2012 | By Nicole Bowling, Associate Editor

Modular Design Architecture > Reuse of L.A.’s historic Dunbar Hotel; new National Guard Bureau...

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May 07, 2012 | By Nicole Bowling, Associate Editor

Renovation planned for Minnesota mall; UMass Dartmouth bioprocessing lab; mixed-use project in Br...

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March 30, 2012 | By Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

LAUSD's first design-build project; Daytona Museum of Arts expansion; and more.

March 02, 2012 | By Leslie Streicher, Associate Editor

Pennsylvania hospital to provide quieter patient quarters; Abu Dhabi airport terminal positions c...

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February 07, 2012 | Leslie Streicher, Associate Editor

Syracuse law school centergeared to meet university’s environmental goals; Adaptive reuse transfo...

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January 04, 2012 | Leslie Streicher, Associate Editor

Rehab center in San Antonioto help veterans cope with traumatic injuries; New Navajo elementary s...

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December 09, 2011 | Leslie Streicher, Associate Editor

Orange County children’s hospital raising new state-of-the-art patient tower; Washington-based ac...

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November 10, 2011 | Leslie Streicher, Associate Editor

Minneapolis’s first luxury high-rise in 30 years; luxury residences in Tel Aviv; outpatient cente...

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October 11, 2011 | Leslie Streicher, Associate Editor

Mixed-use development to revitalize Old Pasadena neighborhood; International Financial Bank plans...

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September 12, 2011 | Leslie Streicher, Associate Editor

Outpatient care and R&D center to serve Chicago suburb; Irish-inspired design featured in Alm...

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August 17, 2011 | Leslie Streicher, Associate Editor

Vermont outdoor facility seeks LEED Platinum; Connecticut rail yard to enhance East Coast operati...

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June 30, 2011 | Leslie Streicher, Associate Editor

Canary Island resort to offer historic charm and modern luxury; Desert inspires University of Ari...

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May 18, 2011

Carnegie Hall’s $200 million renovation; net-zero energy school in Irving, Texas; Detroit’s Cobo...

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