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.
Century Villages at Cabrillo in Long Beach, Calif., is one of 11 projects select
September 30, 2014 | USGBC

Eleven projects have been selected for the 2014 Affordable Green Neighborhoods grant program. Eac...

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The 200-meter mixed-use high-rise will be located near Jrn Utzon's iconic Opera
September 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

By dividing the 200-meter building into five separate volumes and placing atria throughout each v...

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Renderings courtesy Snhetta
September 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The competition-winning New Central Library is now in the final design stages, after two years of...

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Renderings courtesy Atelier Jean Nouvel
September 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Of the design, Nouvel describes it as inspired by the simplicity of “a single brush stroke.” 

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September 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Plans for a new hotel in the Persian Gulf are taking Dubai’s Palm Islands concept to a whole new...

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Images courtesy Biomuseo. Photo: Fernando Alda
September 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Gehry's design for the Biomuseo, or Museum of Biodiversity, draws inspiration from the site's nat...

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Photo: Samuel Boisvert via Wikimedia Commons
September 24, 2014 | AIA

On the heels of recording its strongest pace of growth since 2007, there continues to be an incre...

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Photo: Epicgenius via Wikimedia Commons
September 23, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The $35 million Phase 3, known as High Line at the Rail Yards, broke ground September 20, 2012, a...

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September 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The report contains 12 case studies of cities around the world that have applied advanced flood m...

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September 22, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

While suspended, lay-in ceilings have long been the norm in commercial design, the open-plenum ce...

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September 22, 2014 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

From metal mesh panels to concealed-suspension ceilings, here's our roundup of the latest acousti...

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September 19, 2014 | Smithsonian Institute

The Charles McC. Mathias Laboratory will emit 37% less CO2 than a comparable lab that does not me...

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September 19, 2014 | International Interior Design Association

Winners of IIDA's 2014 Healthcare Interior Design Competition include Perkins+Will, AECOM, Buffal...

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September 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

OMA, Höweler + Yoon, NEXT Architects, and Cooper, Robertson & Partners have just released the...

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September 17, 2014 | American Builders

SunTrust Park will be constructed by American Builders 2017, a joint venture between Brasfield...

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Hyatt Place in Washington, D.C. Photo: courtesy Cooper Carry
September 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Tutor Perini, Gensler, and AECOM top BD+C's rankings of design and construction firms with the mo...

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September 16, 2014 | USGBC

The study showed that demand for the LEED Accredited Professional and LEED Green Associate creden...

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Renderings and photos courtesy of Shigeru Ban Architects
September 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban has won an international competition organized by Th...

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Head offices for the Federation of Korean Industries. Photo: courtesy Adrian Smi
September 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Parsons Brinckerhoff, Gensler, and Jacobs top BD+C's rankings of U.S.-based design and constructi...

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MBTA Revere Transit Facility & Streetscape project in Revere, Mass. Photo: court
September 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Leo A Daly, URS, and Skanska head BD+C's rankings of the largest transit facility sector design a...

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Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston. Photo: Farragutful via Wikimedia Comm
September 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Brasfield & Gorrie, Gensler, and Jacobs top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest religious...

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September 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed to be the world’s most sustainable airport, the plan uses a single, compact terminal sch...

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Arizona Capitol Museum 2014. Photo: Gage Skidmore via Wikipedia
September 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

PCL Construction, Stantec, and AECOM head BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest state governmen...

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Photo: Tanya King courtesy U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District
September 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Balfour Beatty, Fluor, and HDR top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest military sector design...

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Renderings courtesy of Zaha hadid via Gizmag
September 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Zaha Hadid's latest project in Australia is a complex of three, tapered residential high-rises th...

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Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse, Long Beach, Calif. Architect: AECOM; cont
September 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Fentress Architects, Tutor Perini, and AECOM top BD+C's rankings of design and construction firms...

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September 04, 2014 | Gilbane Building Report

While construction spending for 2014 will finish the year 5.5% higher than 2013 and the unemploym...

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City of Galveston (Texas) Fire Station #4. Photo: courtesy HDR
September 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

STV, HOK, and Turner top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest local government design and cons...

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The consolidation would strengthen WSP's position in the U.S. transportation seg
September 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The deal, which has been approved by the boards of WSP and Balfour Beatty, has an enterprise valu...

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Tesoro Corporation headquarters in San Antonio, TX, a LEED-certified building. P
September 03, 2014 | Green Building Certification Institute

The LEED Proven Provider designation is designed to minimize the need for additional work during...

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