Engineers

Engineering goes hand-in-hand with design, putting a practical lens on the architect’s vision and finding the best way to make it happen. Without a talented engineer, the project will never reach completion, and certainly will not reach the standards of functionality and sustainability that the architect and client are seeking.
The tower, called Polstjrnan, or "The Pole Star," is to be built in Gothenburg,

The tower, called Polstjrnan, or "The Pole Star," is to be built in Gothenburg, Sweden. Renderings courtesy SOM

June 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff
The skyscraper, which will reach 230 meters and is named Polstjärnan, or "The Pole Star," is to...
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June 18, 2014 | Consigli Construction

The $60 million facility built in honor of King Rama IX of Thailand is the largest Thai Buddhist...

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

June 18, 2014 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects reported that the May ABI score was 52.6, up sharply from a...

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Using 3D printing, Arup engineers were able to design and fabricate this lightwe

Using 3D printing, Arup engineers were able to design and fabricate this lightweight, complex steel node more efficiently. Phot

June 18, 2014 | Arup

The firm's research shows that 3D printing has the potential to reduce costs, cut waste, and slas...

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June 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

From Miles Davis to Björk to Manu Chao to Bach, Babina visualizes how these sounds will look like...

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Photo: Dwight Burdette, Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Dwight Burdette, Wikimedia Commons

June 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 35.9 million people moved between 2012 and 2013, meaning tha...

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Renderings: courtesy Chetwood Architects

Renderings: courtesy Chetwood Architects

June 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Phoenix Towers are expected to reach 1 km, the same height as Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill's ...

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M-1 streetcar line, Detroit. Credit: Anderson Illustration | Brookings Instituti

M-1 streetcar line, Detroit. Credit: Anderson Illustration | Brookings Institution

June 16, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

A new Brookings Institution study records the emergence of “competitive places that are also cool...

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June 13, 2014 | Gilbane Building Company

Gilbane Building company hires new president and COO

All renderings courtesy of BIG

All renderings courtesy of BIG

June 13, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

The glass-and-steel pavilion's spiral structure acts as a storytelling device for the company's h...

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June 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Constructing a concrete dome is a costly process, but this may change soon. A team from the Vienn...

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Jevon Carrington and Leila Schey, both Architectural Designers in Genslers Wash

Jevon Carrington and Leila Schey, both Architectural Designers in Genslers Washington, D.C., office, collaborate on a project u

June 11, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

In search of a fast rendering solution, Gensler looked to the gaming and moviemaking industries f...

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June 11, 2014

A new development in New York's historic Sugar Hill district nears completion, designed to be an...

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June 11, 2014 | New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

A plan to revitalize New Orleans' Convention Center moves forward after Louisiana governor signs...

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Image courtesy of hermanmiller.com

Image courtesy of hermanmiller.com

June 11, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

Today's technologies allow us to work anywhere. So why come to an office at all? Herman Miller ha...

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Screenshot from BusinessInsider.com

Screenshot from BusinessInsider.com

June 11, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

California-based Esri, a supplier of GIS software, created a nifty interactive map that gives vie...

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Renderings courtesy Eindhoven University of Technology / www.StrusturalIce.com

Renderings courtesy Eindhoven University of Technology / www.StrusturalIce.com

June 10, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Associate Editor

"Sagrada Familia in Ice" will be built with a mixture of wooden fibers and plain ice that is thre...

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June 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Roof window manufacturer Fakro offers a skylight window system that quickly converts into an open...

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Ground cafe at Yale University, New Haven, Conn., by Bentel and Bentel Architect

Ground cafe at Yale University, New Haven, Conn., by Bentel and Bentel Architects. Photo: Daniel Stark, courtesy AIA

June 09, 2014 | AIA

Yale's funky new Ground café and a pavilion made from 53,780 recycled plastic bottles are among t...

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June 09, 2014 | SSOE

SSOE’s Board of Directors announced that it has selected Bob Howell to be the next President and...

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The city of Buffalo hired a team of professionals to execute assessments for mor

The city of Buffalo hired a team of professionals to execute assessments for more than 4 million SF of city-owned facilities inc

June 08, 2014 | Joseph Cassata, AIA, CannonDesign

Over the past few years, Buffalo has developed a cutting-edge facility management program to ensu...

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June 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

AT Design Office has proposed a design for a floating city to offset increasing urban populations...

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Renderings: courtesy Related Companies

Renderings: courtesy Related Companies

June 06, 2014 | Related Companies

Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group are teaming to develop Fifty Five Hudson Yards, the...

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The city of Santa Monica, Calif.'s Parking Structure 6 won for Best Design of a

The city of Santa Monica, Calif.'s Parking Structure 6 won for Best Design of a Parking Facility with Fewer than 800 Spaces. Pho

June 05, 2014 | International Parking Institute

Winners include garages that are architectural delights, an airport's canopied parking atrium, an...

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An example of emerging "live, work, play" strategy is the development of residen

An example of emerging "live, work, play" strategy is the development of residential townhomes and apartments within close proxi

June 05, 2014 | Eric Fisher and Patrick Duke

In urban and even suburban markets, real estate is about the "live, work, play," with close proxi...

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Waterfront view including the competition site from the Market Square, looking s

Waterfront view including the competition site from the Market Square, looking south. Photo: Tuomas Uusheimo

June 05, 2014 | Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation

This is the first time the Guggenheim Foundation has sought a design through an open competition....

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Photo: Albert Herring via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Albert Herring via Wikimedia Commons

June 04, 2014 | Bernie Markstein, Chief Economist, Reed Construction Data

This year's unusually difficult winter took its toll on construction activity. Nonetheless, first...

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Dave Boswell, President and CEO of Hughes Associates, Inc., and Martin Reiss, CE

Dave Boswell, President and CEO of Hughes Associates, Inc., and Martin Reiss, CEO of The RJA Group, Inc. discuss the merger of t

June 04, 2014 | The RJA Group

The transaction creates one of the largest providers of lifecycle building consultancy services t...

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June 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The tower, built in front of St. Stephen's Basilica, is topped with a Rubik's cube and was built...

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Century Spire will reach 60 stories when construction is complete. Renderings: c

Century Spire will reach 60 stories when construction is complete. Renderings: courtesy Century Properties

June 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Century Spire, Daniel Libeskind's latest project, has just broken ground in Century City, sou...

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