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.
Atascadero City Hall was severely damaged by the San Simeon earthquake in 2003.

Atascadero City Hall was severely damaged by the San Simeon earthquake in 2003. Reconstruction renewed the buildings stability,

August 26, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham

The landmark city hall was severely damaged by the San Simeon earthquake in 2003. Reconstruction...

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Cobo Conference and Exhibition Center Expansion & Renovation, Detroit, Mich. Bui

Cobo Conference and Exhibition Center Expansion & Renovation, Detroit, Mich. Building Team: Detroit Regional Convention Facility

August 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, AECOM, and Hunt Construction top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest convention cent...

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Designed by the architectural duo Charles A. Reed and Allen H. Stem, King Street

Designed by the architectural duo Charles A. Reed and Allen H. Stem, King Street Station was the centerpiece of a massive rail c

August 21, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

After years of neglect and botched renovations, King Street Station sparkles once again.

August 12, 2014 | The City of St. Petersburg

The city of St. Petersburg, Fla., invites firms to submit their ideas for a new and improved pier...

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The 130,000-sf Great Hall in the central terminal at Seattle-Tacoma Internationa

The 130,000-sf Great Hall in the central terminal at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport offers a glass curtain wall with plent

August 12, 2014 | Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor

The recent evolution of airport terminals has been prompted largely by different patterns of pass...

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Set to open later this year, the $184 million Anaheim (Calif.) Regional Transpor

Set to open later this year, the $184 million Anaheim (Calif.) Regional Transportation Intermodal Center is a project of the cit

August 08, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Improving energy performance of existing properties through targeted upgrades and large-scale rec...

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August 06, 2014 | Design-Build Institute of America

The 2014 Design-Build Project/Team Awards showcase design-build best practices and celebrate the...

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Office reconstruction to suit new work styles is becoming a hot category. A Buil

Office reconstruction to suit new work styles is becoming a hot category. A Building Team led by Suffolk Construction, The Archi

July 29, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham

Following years of fairly lackluster demand for commercial property remodeling, reconstruction re...

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July 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Structure Tone, Turner, and Gilbane top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the larges...

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July 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, URS, and Wiss, Janney, Elstner top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the lar...

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July 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Stantec, HDR, and HOK top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest reconstructi...

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July 28, 2014 | LEO A DALY

New hire will work with healthcare and federal market sectors on programs specifically for the De...

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Photo: Tiia Monto via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Tiia Monto via Wikimedia Commons

July 23, 2014 | AIA

AIA reported the June ABI score was 53.5, up from a mark of 52.6 in May.

Tidewater Community College/City of Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach, Calif. Photo

Tidewater Community College/City of Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach, Calif. Photo: courtesy Carrier Johnson

July 22, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

According to expert forecasters, multifamily projects, the Panama Canal expansion, and the petrol...

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Lookout Mountain Elementary School, Phoenix, Ariz. Photo: courtesy Adolfson & Pe

Lookout Mountain Elementary School, Phoenix, Ariz. Photo: courtesy Adolfson & Peterson Construction

July 18, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

“UAV.” “LATISTA.” “CMST.” If BD+C Giants 300 contractors have anything to say about it, these new...

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Riyadh Metro Station, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, with engineering servic

Riyadh Metro Station, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, with engineering services from Buro Happold. The 20,434-sm project is b

July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Barton Malow, Hill International top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the l...

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Contractor Turner Construction is focusing its international efforts in Europe,

Contractor Turner Construction is focusing its international efforts in Europe, Latin America, India, and East Asia, notably Ind

July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Turner, Whiting-Turner, Skanska top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest co...

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The 73-year-old Naval Reserve Armory building on Seattles South Lake Union dock

The 73-year-old Naval Reserve Armory building on Seattles South Lake Union dock is the new home of the Museum of History and In

July 18, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Following solid revenue growth in 2013, the majority of U.S.-based engineering and engineering/ar...

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The 73-year-old Naval Reserve Armory building on Seattles South Lake Union dock

The 73-year-old Naval Reserve Armory building on Seattles South Lake Union dock is the new home of the Museum of History and In

July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, AECOM, Parsons Brinckerhoff top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the larges...

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At 206,000 sf, San Diego State Universitys Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union is

At 206,000 sf, San Diego State Universitys Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union is set to become Californias largest LEED Platinu

July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Fluor, Arup, Day & Zimmermann top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest...

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The shale gale of petroleum development is bringing economic growth to numerou

The shale gale of petroleum development is bringing economic growth to numerous areas, including all types of facilities requi

July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Perkins+Will, NBBJ top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest archit...

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Los Angeles International Airport is undergoing a massive improvement program, e

Los Angeles International Airport is undergoing a massive improvement program, encompassing both infrastructure and passenger ar

July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction magazine's annual ranking the nation's largest architecture, enginee...

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July 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor in...

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For the west faade of the 77,000-sf Farm Credit Services of America Corporate O

For the west faade of the 77,000-sf Farm Credit Services of America Corporate Office Building 2 in Omaha, Neb., Clark Enersen P

July 07, 2014 | Brick Industry Association

From wild architectural shapes to unique color blends and pattern arrangements, these projects de...

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July 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed by WRNS Studio, the Firehouse Clinic will encourage local residents with limited healthc...

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Rubber floor tiles in 24x24-inch modules were water-jet cut to accommodate custo

Rubber floor tiles in 24x24-inch modules were water-jet cut to accommodate custom-designed graphics at the Bill Wallace Early Ch

July 02, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Rectangular tiles, digital graphic applications, the resurgence of terrazzo, and product transpar...

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Photo credit: Iwan Baan. Photos courtesy of Design Museum.

Photo credit: Iwan Baan. Photos courtesy of Design Museum.

July 01, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Design Museum's Design of the Year award has been awarded to Zaha Hadid's Heydar Aliyev Cente...

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All renderings courtesy Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Dam & Partners, and EPO.

All renderings courtesy Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Dam & Partners, and EPO.

June 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

With around 80,000 sm and a budget of €205 million self-financed by the EPO, the complex will be...

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Photo credit: Rob Young, Wikimedia Commons

Photo credit: Rob Young, Wikimedia Commons

June 30, 2014 | Design-Build Institute of America

New research findings indicate that for the first time more than half of projects above $10 milli...

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Image courtesy of Zaha-Hadid.com

Image courtesy of Zaha-Hadid.com

June 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Zaha Hadid's design for the Iraq Parliament was selected, despite placing third in the original R...

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