Cultural Facilities

Zahner ShopFloor Engineer Craig Long demonstrates one of the ShopFloor design to

Zahner ShopFloor Engineer Craig Long demonstrates one of the ShopFloor design tools. Photo A. Zahner Company

January 14, 2014 | Zahner

The web-based tool uses the company's factory floor like "a massive rapid prototype machine,” all...

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Coventry Universitys Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short &

Coventry Universitys Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short & Associates and completed in 2000. It uses 51% le

January 11, 2014 | Brian E. Trimble, PE, LEED AP, Brick Industry Association

When targeting net-zero energy performance, AEC professionals are advised to tackle energy demand...

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December 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Officials with the city of Valencia, Spain, are blaming Santiago Calatrava for the rapid deterior...

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December 26, 2013 | Yudelson Associates

Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green bui...

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December 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a dual fire-CO detector to an aspiration-sensing fire alarm, BD+C editors present a roundup...

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December 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...

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The panels of La Mtaphone were selected for their acoustical as well as structu

The panels of La Mtaphone were selected for their acoustical as well as structural and aesthetic features. All images: Herault

December 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

La Métaphone, a concert hall in Ognies, France, is a 1,980-sm facility with the unique characteri...

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December 04, 2013 | HOK

Dubai has been chosen as the site of the 2020 World Expo. HOK led the design team that developed...

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November 27, 2013 | BIG

The winning submission by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and A+ Architecture mixes urban pavement and...

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November 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

BD+C editors present a roundup of the latest technologies and applications in exterior wall syste...

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November 26, 2013 | IHS

Construction costs in North America rose for the 22nd consecutive month in November as labor cost...

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November 20, 2013 | BuildingGreen, Inc.
Assa Abloy's power-over-ethernet access-control locks and Schüco's retrofit façade system are a...
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The Bridge Building on the Cumberland River in Nashville was recently transforme

The Bridge Building on the Cumberland River in Nashville was recently transformed into offices and event space. Hastings Archite

November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The BD+C editorial team brings you this special report on the latest green building trends across...

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November 13, 2013 | Navigant Research

The worldwide installed capacity of GHP systems will reach 127.4 gigawatts-thermal over the next...

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South view, Renzo Piano Pavilion, September 2013. Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth

South view, Renzo Piano Pavilion, September 2013. Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas. Photo by Robert Polidori

November 13, 2013 | Kimbell Art Museum

The $135 million, 101,130-sf colonnaded pavilion by the famed architect opens later this month. ...

October 30, 2013 | BD+C Editor

The winners of the 2013 Reconstruction Awards showcase the best work of distinguished Building Te...

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October 30, 2013 | Steven Holl Architects

Steven Holl Architects has been selected by near unanimous jury decision as the winner of the new...

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October 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

If you like to geek out on building information modeling and virtual design and construction, you...

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A series of three double-level bridges spans the dry dock, serving both as an ur

A series of three double-level bridges spans the dry dock, serving both as an urban connection, as well as providing visitors wi

October 29, 2013 | BIG

BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) has completed the Danish National Maritime Museum in Helsingør. By marr...

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October 23, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Norman Foster and Frank Gehry have been selected to design a retail section within the £8 billion...

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Tom Wujec, Autodesk Fellow and Lead Facilitator for the U40 Vision Competition,

Tom Wujec, Autodesk Fellow and Lead Facilitator for the U40 Vision Competition, talks with some of the winning teams before thei

October 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Fifteen teams competed last week in the first annual Vision U40 Competition at BD+C's Un...

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The Williams Selyem Winery in Sonoma County, Calif., won an honorable mention aw

The Williams Selyem Winery in Sonoma County, Calif., won an honorable mention award for innovative metal detailing.

October 07, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The FDNY Fireboat Firehouse in New York and the Cirrus Logic Building in Austin, Texas, are among...

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The 1,460-sf green wall at the Papadakis Integrated Science Building, Drexel Uni

The 1,460-sf green wall at the Papadakis Integrated Science Building, Drexel University, Philadelphia

September 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A dramatic interior green wall at Drexel University and a massive, 4.4-acre vegetated roof at the...

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Essex Crossing marks the redevelopment of a long-vacant six-acre parcel on New Y

Essex Crossing marks the redevelopment of a long-vacant six-acre parcel on New York City's Lower East Side. Images courtesy SHoP.

September 23, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A six-acre parcel on the Lower East Side of New York City, vacant since tenements were torn down...

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The LEED Platinum 120,000-sf Lewis and Clark State Office Building, Jefferson City, Mo. Design firm BNIM (architect/interior design) led the Building Team of Rumsey Engineers (mechanical design engineer), Smith & Boucher (MEP EOR), Clanton & Associates (lighting design), ENSAR Group (daylighting consultant), and Professional Contractors and Engineers (GC). The $18.1 million project won a Building Team Award (Platinum) from Building Design+Construction (www.BDCnetwork.com/BNIM/LewisAndClark).Photo: Farshid Assassi/Courtesy BNIM

September 19, 2013 | Jerry Yudelson, PE, LEED Fellow

Renowned green building author, Jerry Yudelson, offers five valuable lessons for designers, contr...

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Electrochromic glass, like this product from Sage, alters its transmittance characteristics when an electrical current is applied, through the use of a specialized lamination that essentially integrates shading into the glazing unit.

September 19, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Phase-change materials, electrochromic glass, and building-integrated PVs are among the breakthro...

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All renderings courtesy BIG

All renderings courtesy BIG

September 17, 2013 | BIG

BIG’s proposal for Brooklyn Bridge Park, a project that has revitalized the New York City waterfr...

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September 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Day 3 coverage of the BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland conference and expo, taking place th...

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September 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The BD+C editorial team brings you this real-time coverage of day 2 of the BUILDINGChicago/Greeni...

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