Government Buildings

The halls of lawmakers, judges, and politicians demand a mix of functionality and awe-inspiring design. For an oasis of productivity on behalf of your nation’s people within the government’s budget, thinking outside the box is a requirement.
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
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
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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The Iowa Utilities Board/Office of Consumer Advocate building, in Des Moines, ea
November 13, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

With the economy picking up, many stalled government contracts are reaching completion and earnin...

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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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November 08, 2013 | Curtis Skolnick, Managing Director, CBRE Healthcare

Healthcare facilities, especially our nation's hospitals, have steadily become larger over the pa...

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The newly opened UCLA Outpatient Surgery and Medical Building consists of two wi
November 08, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

LEED for Healthcare debuted in spring 2011, and certifications are now beginning to roll in. They...

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November 06, 2013 | PECI
Earlier this year, PECI used the NBI metrics to assess plug load energy use at PECI headquarter...
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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 | BD+C Staff

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

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October 18, 2013 | BD+C Editors

Smart building technology investments typically pay for themselves within one or two years by del...

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A yearlong renovation effort at Liberty Island involved inserting two staircases
October 16, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

While past renovation and restoration work on Liberty Island received more fanfare, the latest up...

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The project restored the buildings courtrooms and public corridors to their ori
October 15, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Recognized as one of the most significant Art Deco courthouses in Texas, the Potter County Courth...

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U40 Summit participants gathered for a group photo at the conclusion of the Visi
October 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Sixty-five up-and-coming AEC stars presented their big ideas for solving pressing social, economi...

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The Williams Selyem Winery in Sonoma County, Calif., won an honorable mention aw
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
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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September 23, 2013 | Nichiha

When tasked with the design and development of a newly constructed Gateway Rehabilitation Center,...

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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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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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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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Banner Health Center Maricopa, near Phoenix, is the first project created from a
September 10, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Regulatory pressures, economic constraints, and emerging technologies are transforming healthcare...

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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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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 | 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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Las Vegas City Hall, constructed at a cost of $109 million, $17 million below bu
August 22, 2013 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Civic projects in Boston, Las Vegas, Austin, and suburban Atlanta show that a ‘big vision’ can al...

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August 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Dallas City Council is expected to vote soon on a proposed code amendment that would limit a...

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