Cultural Facilities

May 20, 2014 | Arup

The book, co-authored by Arup's Russell Fortmeyer, illustrates the various ways architects, consu...

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Photo: Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia by ToNToNi via Wikimedia Commons
May 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A judge has ordered the left-wing political party Esquerra Unida to pay €30,000 to Santiago Calat...

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Part of the World Trade Centers original foundation, this wall was built to kee
May 15, 2014 | 9/11 Memorial Museum and BD+C Staff

The 110,000-sf museum is filled with monumental artifacts from the tragedy and exhibits that hono...

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The Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University will begi
May 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The facility will have two entrances—one facing the city of Richmond, Va., the other toward VCU's...

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Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons
May 13, 2014 | AIA

The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, h...

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Renderings: courtesy the Department of Canadian Heritage
May 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A design team featuring Daniel Libeskind and Gail Dexter-Lord has won a competition with its desi...

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May 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's 2014 Giants 300 survey forms are due Wednesday, May 21. Survey results will be published i...

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May 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The New York Public Library's controversial renovation, involving the removal of stacks from the...

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Vegetables, hops and herbs will be grown on the outside of the building, then ha
May 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

France has presented its design for Expo Milano 2015 in Milan—its representative building will be...

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This 20-foot fixture, billed as the world's largest outdoor chandelier, is the c
May 02, 2014 | BD+C staff

Streetscape project includes monumental gateway portals, LED signage, and a new plaza, fire pit,...

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The plans for Chaoyang Park Plaza were floated two years ago, and now the design
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
April 29, 2014 | USGBC

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

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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
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.)
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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