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.
Future of Rail 2050 suggests that automated systems will optimise the running ti
June 30, 2014 | Arup

In its Future of Rail 2050 report, Arup reveals a vision of the future of rail travel in light of...

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Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons
June 26, 2014 | AIA

The Studio is the first to be launched as part of the AIA Foundation’s National Resilience Progra...

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Union Terminal, Cincinnati. Photo: Dacoslett via Wikimedia Commons
June 25, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assitant Editor

The National Trust for Historic Preservation released its annual list of 11 Most Endangered Histo...

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Using 3D printing, Arup engineers were able to design and fabricate this lightwe
June 18, 2014 | Arup

The firm's research shows that 3D printing has the potential to reduce costs, cut waste, and slas...

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M-1 streetcar line, Detroit. Credit: Anderson Illustration | Brookings Instituti
June 16, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

A new Brookings Institution study records the emergence of “competitive places that are also cool...

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June 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Constructing a concrete dome is a costly process, but this may change soon. A team from the Vienn...

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Jevon Carrington and Leila Schey, both Architectural Designers in Genslers Wash
June 11, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

In search of a fast rendering solution, Gensler looked to the gaming and moviemaking industries f...

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June 11, 2014 | New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

A plan to revitalize New Orleans' Convention Center moves forward after Louisiana governor signs...

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Image courtesy of hermanmiller.com
June 11, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

Today's technologies allow us to work anywhere. So why come to an office at all? Herman Miller ha...

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AkzoNobel's Human Cities initiative commits to improving, energizing and regener
June 11, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

Dutch company AkzoNobel is partnering with Rem Koolhaas' firm OMA to study how the application of...

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June 09, 2014 | Green Building Initiative

The new program focuses exclusively on the sustainable design and construction of interior spaces...

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The city of Buffalo hired a team of professionals to execute assessments for mor
June 08, 2014 | Joseph Cassata, AIA, CannonDesign

Over the past few years, Buffalo has developed a cutting-edge facility management program to ensu...

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Photo: Paul Sableman via Wikimedia Commons
June 02, 2014 | Green Parking Council

The Green Parking Council, an affiliate of the International Parking Institute, has launched the...

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The Building Team just completed Phase II of the project, which includes 129 new
May 28, 2014 | The Architectural Team

First opened in 1940, South Boston's Old Colony housing project had become a symbol of poor housi...

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May 23, 2014 | NeoCon

Tech-friendly furniture, “live walls,” sit-stand desks, and circadian lighting are among the emer...

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Integrated Design Group incorporates computational fluid dynamic (CFD) simulatio
May 23, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Here’s where AEC firms and owners are getting the most bang for the buck when using BIM/VDC to co...

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Facebook Data Center, Lule, Sweden
May 23, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The demand for sophisticated facility monitoring solutions has spurred a new market segment—data...

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May 20, 2014 | Arup

The book, co-authored by Arup's Russell Fortmeyer, illustrates the various ways architects, consu...

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Rendering: Gensler
May 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Called "The Legal Office of the Future," the pop-up demonstration project made its debut this wee...

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Since trading traditional closed cubicles for an open, transparent layout, softw
May 19, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Driven by changing work styles, mobile technology, and the growing presence of Millennials, today...

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Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons
May 13, 2014 | AIA

The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, h...

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May 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's 2014 Giants 300 survey forms are due Wednesday, May 21. Survey results will be published i...

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Federal Center South Building 1202, Seattle, Wash. Photo: Benjamin Benschneider,
May 05, 2014 | U.S. General Services Administration

Seattle's Federal Center South Building 1202 and the U.S. Courthouse in Austin are among the 2014...

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The plans for Chaoyang Park Plaza were floated two years ago, and now the design
April 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Construction work has begun on the 120,000-sm mixed-use development, which was envisioned by MAD...

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60 Richmond East Housing Co-Operative in Toronto, designed by Teeple Architects.
April 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff and RAIC

The conversion of a Mies van der Rohe-designed gas station and North Vancouver City Hall are amon...

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The free tool provides real-time data visualization for each state. Here is the
April 29, 2014 | USGBC

The online data visualization resource highlights green building data for each state and Washingt...

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April 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The American Institute of Architects' Committee on the Environment has selected the top ten examp...

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For an 1893 academic building in the Collegiate Gothic style at Bryn Mawr (Pa.)
April 16, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Building Teams must focus on a number of key decisions in order to arrive at the optimal solution...

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Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, East Lansing, Mich. Photo credit: Justin Macono
April 15, 2014 | AISC

Zaha Hadid's Broad Art Museum and One World Trade Center are among the projects honored by the Am...

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Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Syst
April 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Building Teams have been using steel decks with proven success for 75 years. Building Design+Cons...

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