Cultural Facilities

Plans of where the parks would be located if University of Chicago's bid were ch
January 07, 2015 | BD+C Staff

There are two proposed sites for the plan, both owned by the Chicago Park District in Chicago’s S...

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January 07, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Converting the Astrodome to an urban farm and public park is one of the proposals on the table in...

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January 06, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The plan by Snøhetta and WCIT Architecture features a building that appears square from the outsi...

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Photo: Geo Swan via Wikimedia Commons
January 02, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Construction consultant FMI foresees—with some caveats—continuing growth in the office, lodging,...

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Courtesy SmithGroupJJR
December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A major movie studio needed a new vault to protect its irreplaceable negatives for films released...

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Renderings: Steven Holl Architects
December 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Steven Holl's design for the new wing features a reflective pool that will generate energy.

Photo credit: International Concept Management
December 09, 2014 | International Concept Management

The aquarium, designed and built by International Concept Management, is a staggering 23 meters t...

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December 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed by Holl and BNIM, the 65,000-sf facility will function as an interactive space, where ar...

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December 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Dumpsters tend to be seen as necessary evils of city life, but John H. Locke and Joaquin Reyes wa...

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December 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Westminster Council has approved a £175 million 'Garden Bridge' that will allow pedestrian traffi...

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Rendering courtesy Behnisch Architekten
November 25, 2014 | Behnisch Architekten

The multi-use building for Artists For Humanity that is slated to be the largest energy positive...

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November 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Backed by billionaire Barry Diller, the $170 million "floating park" is planned for the Hudson Ri...

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November 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The winning scheme by Seoul-based Designcamp Moonpark features a dramatic folded facade that take...

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November 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The centerpiece of the proposed plan is the revitalization of the iconic Smithsonian castle.

Every aspect of the Centerlocation, materials, utilities, operation and usemee
November 12, 2014 | SmithGroupJJR

More than a decade after opening its groundbreaking Philip Merrill Environmental Center, the grou...

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November 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

David Chipperfield and Valentiny are among the finalists for a new concert hall being built to co...

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At Coastline Community Colleges Newport Beach (Calif.) Campus, the Building Tea
November 10, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Providing more comfortable conditions to building occupants has become a top priority in today’s...

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Marine Education Centre in Malm, Sweden. Renderings: Nord Architects
November 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The education center will be set in a landscape that includes small ponds and plantings intended...

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October 20, 2014 | RIBA

The new Everyman Theatre in Liverpool by Haworth Tompkins has won the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize...

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October 20, 2014 | SmithGroupJJR

Designed by SmithGroupJJR and Gallagher & Associates, renovated center shows public its uniqu...

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October 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

In the design, the ends of the bridge are pulled upward to form an "X" shape. It allows ample roo...

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October 16, 2014 | Rocky Mountain Institute

Encompassing the Rocky Mountain Institute’s 32 years of innovation, the new 15,610 square-foot fa...

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The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to e
October 16, 2014 | Perkins+Will

The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and...

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Photo courtesy Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities
October 15, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The impetus behind Harvard's Center for Green Buildings and Cities is what the design school’s de...

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Renderings courtesy Curbed
October 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Yet another High Line-esque project has been proposed, this time in Queens. A blueprint has been...

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Invasive probes, including test cuts of existing EIFS cladding, can uncover hidd
October 14, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...

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October 14, 2014 | Erin L. Aichler & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

This course provides step-by-step prescriptive advice to architects, engineers, and contractors o...

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At Ohlone Community College in Fremont, Calif., CannonDesign, in association wit
October 13, 2014 | Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the American Institute of Architects’ effort to have arc...

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Renderings courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects
October 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The project sees a departure from Hadid’s well-known use of concrete, fiberglass, and resin. Inst...

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All renderings courtesy Woods Bagot,
October 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The locally-inspired building is meant to serve as a symbol of the city's recovery from the earth...

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