Higher Education

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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The 135,000-sf, LEED Gold-certified Weitz Center for Creativity at Minnesotas C

The 135,000-sf, LEED Gold-certified Weitz Center for Creativity at Minnesotas Carleton College, designed by architects Meyer, S

November 15, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Academic institutions have been testing the limits of energy-conserving technologies, devising ne...

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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 | BD+C Staff

George Washington University worked with supplier Onyx Solar to design and install 100 sf of walk...

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The newly opened UCLA Outpatient Surgery and Medical Building consists of two wi

The newly opened UCLA Outpatient Surgery and Medical Building consists of two wings joined by a well-lit atrium, accented with i

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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All photos: Prakash Patel, courtesy SmithGroupJJR

All photos: Prakash Patel, courtesy SmithGroupJJR

November 05, 2013 | SmithGroupJJR

Built on the former site of a parking lot and an untended natural wetland, the 160,260-sf, five-s...

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Originally designed as faculty housing, the Usonian house will be part of the Sh

Originally designed as faculty housing, the Usonian house will be part of the Sharp Family Tourism and Education Center, the fir

October 31, 2013 | Florida Southern College

The Lakeland, Fla., college adds to its collection of FLW buildings with the completion of the Us...

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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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U40 Summit participants gathered for a group photo at the conclusion of the Visi

U40 Summit participants gathered for a group photo at the conclusion of the Vision U40 competition. Fifteen teams battled for $5

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

The Williams Selyem Winery in Sonoma County, Calif., won an honorable mention award for innovative metal detailing.

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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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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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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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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Sprout Space, a modular template designed by Perkins+Will, is a high-performance

Sprout Space, a modular template designed by Perkins+Will, is a high-performance, customizable solution, bringing K-12 modular design to the next level and attracting interest from school officials.

August 30, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

With budget, space needs, and speed-to-market pressures bearing down on school districts, modular...

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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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The Cal State Northridge Student Recreation Center is among five educational pro

The Cal State Northridge Student Recreation Center is among five educational projects recently honored by the AIA. Architect: LPA Inc.

August 14, 2013 | AIA
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 University of CaliforniaBerkeley Energy Biosciences Building, focused on bi

The University of CaliforniaBerkeley Energy Biosciences Building, focused on biofuels, exemplifies multiple S+T sector trends. The $133 million, 113,200-sf lab is sustainably designed (LEED Gold) and integrates diverse disciplines to attack complex problems of global energy. BP supported the initiative with a $500 million, 10-year grant, and has stationed engineers and scientists to work alongside UCBerkeley researchers. SmithGroupJJR designed the project. PHOTO: BRUCE DAMONTE

August 08, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

After an era of biology-oriented spending—largely driven by Big Pharma and government concerns ab...

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August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Affiliated Engineers, Middough, URS top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the larges...

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Mane's new 85,000-sf facility sits on six of its 30-acre campus in Lebanon, Ohio

Mane's new 85,000-sf facility sits on six of its 30-acre campus in Lebanon, Ohio. Photo: courtesy Hixson Architecture Engineering Interiors

August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

HDR, Perkins+Will, HOK top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the largest science and...

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August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Skanska, DPR, Suffolk top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the largest science and...

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Ennead Architects led the renovation and expansion of facilities for the Yale Ar

Ennead Architects led the renovation and expansion of facilities for the Yale Art Gallery, now spanning three buildings. Shown here is the Swartout building, also known as the Old Yale Art Gallery. The 1928 neo-Gothic structure was cleaned and restored, but also received new white cube spaces on upper stories, as well as a new sculpture terrace. The project also included renovation of the 1953 main building, originally designed by Louis Kahn. Photo: Ennead Architects

July 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The editors of Building Design+Construction magazine present the findings of the annual...

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The new James B. Hunt Jr. Library at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, d

The new James B. Hunt Jr. Library at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, designed by Snhetta and Clark Nexsen , showcases collaboration and modern learning technologies. Features include a black box visualization lab, a 21x7-foot display wall for student and faculty work, and 3D printers and a laser cutter for rapid prototyping, as well as more traditional library functions. PHOTO: MARK HERBOTH

July 22, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

College and university construction continues to suffer from strained government spending and sti...

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MIT's Brain and Cognitive Sciences Complex; Courtesy Turner/Goody Clancy

MIT's Brain and Cognitive Sciences Complex; Courtesy Turner/Goody Clancy

July 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Whiting-Turner, Turner, Skanska top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the largest un...

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