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.
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August 20, 2014 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects reported the July ABI score was 55.8, up noticeably from a m...

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Renderings courtesy of Goettsch Partners
August 19, 2014 | Goettsch Partners

The overall design concept is of a complex of textured buildings that would differentiate from th...

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One of the projects that 360 has worked on; Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
August 19, 2014 | HOK

Expected to be finalized by the end of October, the acquisition of 360 Architecture will provide...

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Photo courtesy Perikins+Will
August 18, 2014 | Perkins+Will

The broadened focus is resulting in comprehensive, long-term plans that will guide new growth in...

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Renderings: courtesy SPARK
August 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Architecture firm SPARK recently finished a design for a new development in Shenzhen. The 770,700...

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Narrow fire-rated aluminum framing system
August 17, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

The precision engineering of TGP’s Fireframes Aluminum Series creates narrow profiles and crisp s...

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Renderings courtesy RMJM
August 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The tower's fish-jumping gesture is meant to symbolize the prosperity and rapid transformation of...

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Renderings courtesy Adam Wiercinski Architekt
August 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Polish architect Adam Wiercinski designs a public toilet with a periscope mechanism that gives vi...

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Rendering: RMF Engineering
August 14, 2014 | Seth Spangler, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP

There are many hurdles to overcome when completing a life cycle cost assessment. RMF Engineering’...

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Rendering: RMF Engineering
August 14, 2014 | Seth Spangler, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP

A life cycle cost analysis helps a school district decide which HVAC system to use in $198 millio...

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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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August 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed by Vietnamese design firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects, the building will be made up of sta...

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August 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The boost to apartment construction suggests that job gains are encouraging the creation of house...

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August 12, 2014 | The City of St. Petersburg

The city of St. Petersburg, Fla., invites firms to submit their ideas for a new and improved pier...

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August 12, 2014 | American Council of Engineering Companies 

More than two in three U.S. engineering firm leaders say the current business climate is better t...

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The 130,000-sf Great Hall in the central terminal at Seattle-Tacoma Internationa
August 12, 2014 | Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor

The recent evolution of airport terminals has been prompted largely by different patterns of pass...

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Renderings courtesy ALL Design
August 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

South London's riverfront will soon be graced by one of Will Alsop's eccentric designs: a curved...

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Photo courtesy BC Hydro
August 11, 2014 | Morrison Hershfield

The guide aims to overcome obstacles with respect to mitigating thermal bridging to reduce energy...

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All photos courtesy LEGO
August 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

LEGO Architecture Studio is made up of 76 unique elements and over 1,200 pieces, and is intended...

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Set to open later this year, the $184 million Anaheim (Calif.) Regional Transpor
August 08, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Improving energy performance of existing properties through targeted upgrades and large-scale rec...

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SuperSecure II-XLS with Level III Ballistic/Grade 2 Attack in SAFTIfire Ballisti
August 08, 2014 | SAFTI FIRST  

When the designers at L. R. Kimball looked for an all-in-one clear, wire-free glazing solution th...

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Montroy Andersen DeMarco recently completed a 35,000-sf fitout of Manhattan offi
August 07, 2014 | Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The adage “doing more with less” has become a byword for many businesses since the Great Recessio...

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Renderings courtesy of BIG
August 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Bjarke Ingels’ firm is looking to improve the 1960s-designed Givskund Zoo in Denmark by giving th...

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August 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

If the film industry has its Razzie awards, architecture will have its Dead Prize, created by Arc...

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August 06, 2014 | Design-Build Institute of America

The 2014 Design-Build Project/Team Awards showcase design-build best practices and celebrate the...

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SkyHouse Orlando is a 23-story, 320-unit residential tower located adjacent to a
August 06, 2014 | Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Multifamily housing construction is expected to remain relatively strong throughout 2014. Starts...

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August 05, 2014 | Peter Lufkin and Luca Romani, CBRE Whitestone

Using well-known risk analytics applied to pre-existing facility data, risk scanning can provide...

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August 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

After 18 month of planning and construction, the museum will open its new Shigeru Ban-designed fa...

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Low-rise structures and pedestrian streets characterize the new Henderson-Hopkin
August 05, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

After a long period of anemic performance, with growth mostly driven by renovations and additions...

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August 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

El-Gamal's plans has been dubbed controversial by many industry professionals.

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