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.
Photo: Norma Gmez via Wikimedia Commons
October 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 76-year-old architect sees skyscrapers and the privatization of public space to be the most p...

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Photo: Spacecaptain via Wikimedia Commons
October 06, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Houston has 19 million square feet of office space under construction, 54% more than a year ago,...

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Illustration: Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
October 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Women account for more than half of the U.S. population. But even with significant gains over the...

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Photo: James G. Howes via Wikimedia Commons
October 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A record 10.7 billion rides were taken on public transit in the United States last year. And a na...

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The Sydney Opera House was 1,357% over budget and completed 10 years past deadli
October 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Montreal's Olympic Stadium and the Sydney Opera House are among the landmark projects to bust the...

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Renderings courtesy of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange
October 02, 2014 | Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange

Johnson Fain and Rios Clementi Hale Studios have been commissioned by the Roman Catholic Diocese...

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Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington, D.C., designed by EYP. Phot
October 01, 2014 | EYP

The merger unites 530 professionals to better address some of the most critical issues facing our...

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September 30, 2014 | Stephen Powell and Magnus Nilsson, CBRE Healthcare

Implementing collocation via the Big Room concept will remove silos, ensure a cadence for daily c...

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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

Forget the cubist, clinical, glass and concrete jungle of today's financial districts. Shenzhen's...

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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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Photos and renderings courtesy H3/Maritime Museum
September 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Nine years after the Museum of Maritime and Seafood Industry in Biloxi, Miss., was damaged by Hur...

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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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AIA CES class: New trends in ceiling designs and materials
September 22, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

A broad array of new and improved ceiling products offers designers everything from superior acou...

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September 22, 2014 | USGBC

The Best of Building Awards celebrate the year’s best products, projects, organizations and indiv...

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Perkins Eastman and Turner Construction led the effort to convert the once-endan
September 21, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Repurposing existing retail and office space is becoming an increasingly popular strategy for hos...

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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 17, 2014 | American Builders

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

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Googles data centers include this massive server room in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
September 17, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

From the dozen or so facilities housing Google’s 900,000 servers to the sprawling server farms of...

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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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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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