Events Facilities

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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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 | 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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With the renovation, the Javits Center now has the largest green roof in the Nor

With the renovation, the Javits Center now has the largest green roof in the Northeast, spanning 292,000 sf. Photo: David Sundbe

November 15, 2013 | Tishman Construction

The massive upgrade included a 110,000-sf expansion – Javits North – as well as the installation...

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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 Staff

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

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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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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Springfield, Va. Photo: Paul Warchol

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Springfield, Va. Photo: Paul Warchol

October 01, 2013 | AISC

The Barclays Center arena in Brooklyn and the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C., are among p...

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Ultra-modern technology, high-end design finishes, and institutional identity imagery all contribute to athletes sense of belongingin a facility, in a tradition, and in contention for their leagues highest honors. When the University of Oregon created the Matthew Knight Arena to replace a legendary basketball temple, it was critical that the facility modernize to the utmost while embodying the legacy of the previous building and the Ducks.

September 26, 2013 | Jon Niemuth, Director of AECOM Sports, Americas

Home-field advantage can play a significant role in game outcomes. Here are ways AEC firms can he...

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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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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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September 04, 2013 | Leo O’Loughlin, Senior Vice President, Energy and Sustainability, Jones Lang LaSalle

Recent advancements in technology are allowing owners to connect with facilities as never before,...

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September 03, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Thinking outside the box, LPA Inc. is designing a school inside a box. With an emphasis on three...

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August 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction's rankings of the nation's largest local government design and const...

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August 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Stantec, Jacobs, PCL Construction among nation's top state government design and construction fir...

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August 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's roundup of the top construction market news for the week of August 18 includes th...

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August 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction's rankings of the nation's largest sports facility design and constr...

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August 22, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

This course discuses the latest technological advances in glazing, which make possible ever more...

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August 21, 2013 | Petersen Automotive Museum

One of the world's largest automotive museums unveils plans for a stunning, sculptured metal exte...

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August 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction's rankings of the nation's largest green design and construction fir...

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The Weitz Company recently completed a renovation of the Breakers Beach Club, a

The Weitz Company recently completed a renovation of the Breakers Beach Club, a recreation and restaurant facility that is part of The Breakers of Palm Beach (Fla.) resort. The project, originally built by Weitz in 1999, was upgraded with five new high-end cabanas, a new storefront system providing ocean views from the dining room, and a modern beach bar. Photo: CJ Walker Photography

July 22, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Despite some economic stressors, hotel operating fundamentals are poised to remain strong in 2013...

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