Facility Managers

Once the project is completed, the building must be managed by someone, or it cannot live up to its full functionality. Owners and facility managers are the unsung heroes of many iconic works of architecture, making sure that buildings remain in good condition and are utilized to their fullest potential.
September 02, 2014 | BQE Sponsored Content

Understanding effective project management helps many big and small organizations to carry out la...

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September 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

As part of Copenhagen's effort to turn an industrial seaport into a bustling neighborhood, Danish...

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All photos: courtesy Valspar
September 02, 2014 | Valspar Sponsored Content

The building’s custom-fabricated wall panels look like copper, but are actually flat metal sheets...

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Renderings courtesy Golden Age Group
September 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Plans for Melbourne's tallest residential tower have been released by Elenberg Fraser Architects....

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View of the restored south elevation of New York City Hall. The renovation is th
September 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Clark Group, Fluor, and HOK top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest federal government design...

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The design involves two separate buildings: a theater and museum. Renderings: co
August 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The design includes a stage that opens onto the city's Parade Square, so anyone passing by will b...

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Around Manhattan Boat Tour. Photo: courtesy SailNYC
August 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The tour, which will circumnavigate Manhattan, will provide U40 Summit attendees with information...

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OnaltiDokuz, Istanbul, Sultan Ahmed Mosque
August 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Citing negative effects to a world heritage site, the Turkish central government has ruled that t...

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Hord Coplan Macht led the team for the renovation and expansion of the SECU Aren
August 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Populous, AECOM, and Turner head BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest sports facility design a...

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Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright School at risk of losing accreditation
August 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Frank Lloyd School of Architecture may be stripped of its ability to confer Master of Archite...

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Graphic: AECOM and Ohio University
August 27, 2014 | AECOM and Ohio University

More than 80% of college athletic directors plan to make significant investments in facilities ov...

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Photo: courtesy Leidos
August 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Stantec, Jacobs, and Turner top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest industrial sector design...

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Local architects design a Sky Street for Shenzhen Bay City competition
August 26, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The design for a new complex in Shenzhen’s bay area consists of highly reflective glass towers, e...

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Atascadero City Hall was severely damaged by the San Simeon earthquake in 2003.
August 26, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham

The landmark city hall was severely damaged by the San Simeon earthquake in 2003. Reconstruction...

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Cincinnati Art Museum - Longworth Wing Renovation. Building Team: emersion DESIG
August 26, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Arup, Gensler, and Turner head BD+C's rankings of design and construction firms with the most rev...

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Kingdom Tower. Image courtesy of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill.
August 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Large portions of some skyscrapers are useless space used to artificially enhance their height, a...

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August 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff 
Choosing from 30,000 photos he took from the day construction began in 2006 to the day when con...
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Photo: Zaha Hadid Architects
August 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Hadid claims the reviewer falsely implied her indifference toward the plight of migrant workers i...

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August 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Mark Domino, the son-in-law of developer Douglas Durst, has developed an app, called Spireworks,...

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J. Craig Venter Institutes Landmark Net-Zero-Energy Genomic Laboratory, La Joll
August 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

HDR, Affiliated Engineers, and Skanska top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest S+T sector des...

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Cobo Conference and Exhibition Center Expansion & Renovation, Detroit, Mich. Bui
August 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, AECOM, and Hunt Construction top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest convention cent...

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August 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

An opulent Renaissance Revival building in downtown Detroit is being used as a parking garage....

Designed by the architectural duo Charles A. Reed and Allen H. Stem, King Street
August 21, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

After years of neglect and botched renovations, King Street Station sparkles once again.

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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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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