Cultural Facilities

The McCormick district plan, courtesy TVS Design

The McCormick district plan, courtesy TVS Design

May 16, 2013 | Crain's Chicago Business

Hoping to send a loud message that Chicago is serious about luri...

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May 15, 2013 | Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority

The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (M...

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May 08, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

When embarking upon a roofing renovation project, one of the first decisions for the Building Tea...

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For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High Scho

For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High School in Norridge, Ill., the design team specified

April 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Kate Steel of Steel Consulting Services offers tips and advice for choosing the correct code-comp...

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Courtesy BIG

Courtesy BIG

April 26, 2013 | Irina Vinnitskaya - Architecture News
April 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

"The Competition," a new documentary produced by Angel Borrego Cuberto of Madrid, focuses on the...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants cool roofs added to the city’s building code. He is...

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April 23, 2013 | Robin Pogrebin/New York Times

Photo: KSL 5 News, Utah

April 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction crews are going to extremes to save the ornate brick façade of the Provo (Utah) Tabe...

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April 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences last week released preliminary plans for its $300...

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April 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these...

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April 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Seattle's Beacon Food Forest project is transforming a seven-acre lot in the city’s Beacon Hill n...

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Proposed Milwaukee Avenue Bridge. Courtesy Michael Van Valkenburgh

Proposed Milwaukee Avenue Bridge and Overlook Stair. Courtesy Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates

April 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Plans are moving forward to convert an unused, century-old Chicago rail artery to a 2.7 mile, 13...

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April 11, 2013 | George W. Bush Presidential Center

The George W. Bush Presidential Center announced today it has earned Platinum certification by th...

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April 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Just 12 years old, the museum designed by Tod Williams and Billie Tsien will be taken down to mak...

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Image  Mark Herboth courtesy NCSU

Image Mark Herboth courtesy NCSU

April 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff
April 02, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

If you do hotels, schools, student unions, office buildings, performing arts centers, transportat...

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Washington Dulles International Airport

Washington Dulles International Airport, courtesy Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

March 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

WTTW Chicago, in partnership with the Society of Architectural Historians, has produced "10 Buili...

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Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace

Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replaces a branch library building formerly located on the site. Its net-zero energy and carbon-neutral design scheme was crucial to getting the $5.5 million, 9,500-sf replacement project approved by the city board.

March 27, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...

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March 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A soaring opera center in Hong Kong and a multi-tower music center in Calgary are among the lates...

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March 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Chicago Preservation Society released its annual list of the buildings at high risk for demol...

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A view of Loring Park, Minneapolis. Credit: Dan Wick

A view of Loring Park, Minneapolis. Credit: Dan Wick

February 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Charlotte, Denver, and Milwaukee are among 10 U.S. cities ranked recently by the conservation org...

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The winning proposal would create a green space in place of an existing concrete

The winning proposal would create a green space in place of an existing concrete plaza.

February 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

 A proposal by atelierWHY to create a heavily wooded park on the downtown riverfront has taken fi...

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A movable shell would create temporary exhibition/performance space for NYC.

A movable shell would create temporary exhibition/performance space for NYC.

February 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Culture Shed, a proposed 170,000-sf project for New York City's Hudson Yards development, cou...

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Brasfield & Gorrie breaks ground on New College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta

Brasfield & Gorrie breaks ground on New College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta

February 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

General contractor Brasfield & Gorrie is scheduled to kick off construction on the new Colleg...

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museums new wing voted Bostons 'most beautiful new bu

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museums new wing voted Bostons 'most beautiful new building'

February 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Bostonians voted the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's new wing the...

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George W. Bush Presidential Center among award-winning roofing projects honored

George W. Bush Presidential Center among award-winning roofing projects honored by Sika Sarnafil

February 06, 2013 | Sika Sarnafil

Winners of the 2012 Contractor Project of the Year Competition were announced this week by Sika S...

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8 eye-popping wood building projects

8 eye-popping wood building projects

February 05, 2013 | WoodWorks, posted by BD+C Staff

From 100-foot roof spans to novel reclaimed wood installations, the winners of the 2013 National...

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A former movie house, the Allen Theatre was built in 1921 to seat more than 3,00

A former movie house, the Allen Theatre was built in 1921 to seat more than 3,000 patrons. Today, the space has been transformed

October 04, 2012

The $30 million project resulted in three new theatres in the existing 81,500-sf space and a 44,0...

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