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.
July 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

URS, STV, Wiss Janney Elstner top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the largest reco...

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July 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Stantec, HOK, HDR top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the largest reconstruction a...

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The Paramount Theatre of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was heavily damaged by flooding in

The Paramount Theatre of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was heavily damaged by flooding in 2008, with water inundating underground levels and rising nearly eight feet on the main floor. A team including KJWW Engineering Consultants and Ryan Companies revived the 1928 venue in 2012, incorporating modern amenities for performers and audiences. PHOTO: MAINSTREET STUDIO

July 19, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor
Increasingly, owners recognize that existing buildings represent a considerable resource in emb...
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July 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Architect of the Capitol this week released a dramatic video timeline of 220 years of buildin...

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July 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction's rankings of the nation's largest federal government design and con...

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July 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Turner, Clark Group, PCL top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the largest local gov...

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July 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

STV, URS, AECOM top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the largest local government s...

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July 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Stantec, HOK, IBI Group top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the largest local gove...

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July 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

PCL, Clark Group, Turner top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the largest state gov...

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July 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, AECOM, URS top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the largest state governmen...

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July 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Stantec, Perkins+Will, HNTB top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the largest state...

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July 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Clark Group, PCL, Hensel Phelps top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the largest fe...

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July 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Fluor, URS, AECOM top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the largest federal governme...

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July 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

HOK, SmithGroupJJR, PageSoutherlandPage top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the la...

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July 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Fluor, URS, AECOM top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the largest government secto...

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July 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Stantec, HOK, HDR top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the largest government secto...

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Mortenson Construction (design-build) teamed up with Seattle Public Utilities S

Mortenson Construction (design-build) teamed up with Seattle Public Utilities Solid Waste Division to create a new solid waste transfer station. The 98,000-sf LEED Gold facility includes a drive-through tunnel for more efficient and safer loading, as well as a complete separation between commercial and self-haul traffic. Rainwater is recaptured for irrigation and truck wash-down. Photo: Benjamin Benschneider

July 18, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Over the past 15 months, Acting GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini has done a creditable job of re...

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July 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The master plan by OMA's Rem Koolhaas and Shohei Shigematsu beat out a submission by Danish studi...

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July 02, 2013 | USGBC

The U.S. Green Building Council membership has voted to adopt LEED v4, the next update to the wor...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new report released today forecasts the volume of construction output will grow by more than 70...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A recent survey of more than 60 building owners and facility management professionals by Mortenso...

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June 18, 2013 | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Researchers at the DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory conclude that significant energy s...

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June 18, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Engineers at Brinjac quantify the illuminance and energy consumption levels achieved by increasin...

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June 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Energy Department today launched a new Buildings Performance Database, the largest free, publ...

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June 05, 2013 | USGBC

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...

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June 03, 2013 | U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced today that construction spending d...

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May 23, 2013 | AIA

Are federal design-build contract laws unfair to small firms? AIA thinks so, citing an interestin...

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May 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Tile of Spain consultant and ceramic tile expert Ryan Fasan presented his "What's Trending in Til...

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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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