Cultural Facilities

The plans for Chaoyang Park Plaza were floated two years ago, and now the design

The plans for Chaoyang Park Plaza were floated two years ago, and now the design is taking shape. Renderings courtesy MAD archit

April 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Construction work has begun on the 120,000-sm mixed-use development, which was envisioned by MAD...

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The free tool provides real-time data visualization for each state. Here is the

The free tool provides real-time data visualization for each state. Here is the dashboard for Illinois.

April 29, 2014 | USGBC

The online data visualization resource highlights green building data for each state and Washingt...

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Illustration: Arup

Illustration: Arup

April 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

From vertical farming to glowing trees (yes, glowing trees), Arup engineers imagine the future of...

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LEGO Architecture has released a replica of the not-yet-built LEGO museum, desig

LEGO Architecture has released a replica of the not-yet-built LEGO museum, designed by Ingels' firm. Renderings: courtesy BIG an

April 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

LEGO Architecture has created a box set that customers can use to build replicas of the LEGO Muse...

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April 24, 2014 | Pfeiffer Partners Architects 

The program for the three-story building will include a dance/performance studio, five dance stud...

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April 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The American Institute of Architects' Committee on the Environment has selected the top ten examp...

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For an 1893 academic building in the Collegiate Gothic style at Bryn Mawr (Pa.)

For an 1893 academic building in the Collegiate Gothic style at Bryn Mawr (Pa.) College, architect MGA Partners reworked the ori

April 16, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Building Teams must focus on a number of key decisions in order to arrive at the optimal solution...

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Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, East Lansing, Mich. Photo credit: Justin Macono

Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, East Lansing, Mich. Photo credit: Justin Maconochie

April 15, 2014 | AISC

Zaha Hadid's Broad Art Museum and One World Trade Center are among the projects honored by the Am...

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David Chipperfield Architects has won the Nobel Center architectural competition

David Chipperfield Architects has won the Nobel Center architectural competition. Renderings: courtesy Nobel Center, David Chipp

April 15, 2014 | Nobel Center

The distinctive building, with its shimmering vertical brass elements and glass façade design, be...

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April 11, 2014 | Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

Two blocks of offices will be centerpiece of new cultural and lifestyle district in the West Bund...

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Renderings: courtesy PortAventura Resort

Renderings: courtesy PortAventura Resort

April 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Clad in the carmaker's signature "Ferrari red," the hotel will resemble the grill and hood of one...

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Photos and renderings: courtesy PGAV Destinations and Chimelong Ocean Kingdom

Photos and renderings: courtesy PGAV Destinations and Chimelong Ocean Kingdom

April 09, 2014 | PGAV Destinations & Guinness World Records

With its seven salt and fresh water aquariums, totaling 12.87 million gallons, the Chimelong Ocea...

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Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Syst

Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Systems) in progress. For additional technical infor

April 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Building Teams have been using steel decks with proven success for 75 years. Building Design+Cons...

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Phase Three of the Battersea Power Station Development is designed by Gehry Part

Phase Three of the Battersea Power Station Development is designed by Gehry Partners and Foster + Partners. Renderings courtesy

April 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Phase 3 of the massive redevelopment of the London landmark will include more than 1,300 resident...

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The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C

The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C., has turned the national award-winning buildin

April 02, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Aligning thermal breaks and applying air barriers are among the top design and installation trick...

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March 26, 2014 | Callison

Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainab...

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Hadid calls the plaza a "green oasis" in the midst of the urban Dongdaemun distr

Hadid calls the plaza a "green oasis" in the midst of the urban Dongdaemun district. All photos: Virgile Simon Bertrand; court

March 26, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The new space, the Dongdaemun Design Plaza, is a blend of park and cultural spaces meant for the...

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Sydney's new Goods Line will be built in two stages, the first of which is set t

Sydney's new Goods Line will be built in two stages, the first of which is set to be completed in November 2014. All renderings:

March 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 500-meter-long park will feature bike paths, study pods, and outdoor workspaces.

Design architect GWWO selected Valspars Blue Pearl II color-changing paint to c

Design architect GWWO selected Valspars Blue Pearl II color-changing paint to capture the themes of revitalization and change i

March 21, 2014 | Valspar This is sponsored content  

Linetec finishes Firestone’s UNA-CLAD panels, achieving a one-of-a-kind, dynamic appearance with...

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To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rathe

To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rather than build up the base coat. Checking stud ali

March 20, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are amo...

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Photo: Dorma

Photo: Dorma

March 12, 2014 | BD+C Editors

From a high-tech classroom lockdown system to an impact-resistant wide-stile door line, BD+C edit...

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The Guyon Hotel made the Chicago's 7 list for the second straight year. Photo: A

The Guyon Hotel made the Chicago's 7 list for the second straight year. Photo: Andrew Jameson via Wikipedia

March 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 2014 edition of Preservation Chicago's annual Chicago's 7 list includes an L station house, p...

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March 05, 2014 | Tile of Spain

Beveled, geometric, and high-tech patterns are among the hot ceramic tile trends, say tile design...

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March 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

British architect Thomas Heatherwick has proposed to repurpose a grain silo into an art gallery i...

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February 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

David Adjaye and Daniel Libeskind are among the finalists for the National Holocaust Monument, pl...

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February 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

In Houston, plans are being finalized for the first freestanding American building built to house...

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Husqvarnas DXR140 demolition robot in action. The robot shown here is controlle

Husqvarnas DXR140 demolition robot in action. The robot shown here is controlled by remote human operation, though other models

February 14, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

Building Teams across the globe are employing advanced robotics to simplify what is inherently a...

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The Spring Learning Centre in Hong Kong was one of two Best of Category winners

The Spring Learning Centre in Hong Kong was one of two Best of Category winners in the Cultural/Institutional/Educational catego

January 28, 2014 | International Interior Design Association

The International Interior Design Association released the winners of its 4th Annual Global Excel...

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Renderings and plans courtesy New Wave Architecture

Renderings and plans courtesy New Wave Architecture

January 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Forget the rock climbing wall. A developer in Iran is building a rock climbing hall. Tha...

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This Usonian house will be moved to Arkansas to prevent flood damage. Images: Ta

This Usonian house will be moved to Arkansas to prevent flood damage. Images: Tarantino Studio / Courtesy Crystal Bridges

January 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Numerous architectural experts have concluded that moving the Bachman Wilson House offers its bes...

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