Hotel Facilities

Travelers are always looking for a home away from home, and the tourist industry needs these vacationers to survive. Creating a winning hotel can benefit everybody, and people will return to your retreat time and time again.
Crystalline Amethyst Hotel Rendering NL Architects
January 20, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The Dutch practice NL Architects designed a proposal for a chain of hotels shaped like a rock cut...

read more
Photo: Geo Swan via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Geo Swan via Wikimedia Commons

January 02, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Construction consultant FMI foresees—with some caveats—continuing growth in the office, lodging,...

read more
U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Census Bureau

December 02, 2014 | Associated Builders and Contractors

This month's increase in nonresidential construction spending is far more consistent with the ane...

read more
Construction work started on the Santiago Calatrava-designed Chicago Spire in 20

Construction work started on the Santiago Calatrava-designed Chicago Spire in 2007, but was halted a year later due to the econo

November 29, 2014 | CTBUH

Remember the Chicago Spire? What about Russia Tower? These are two of the tallest building projec...

read more
At Coastline Community Colleges Newport Beach (Calif.) Campus, the Building Tea

At Coastline Community Colleges Newport Beach (Calif.) Campus, the Building Team took advantage of the sites natural coastal g

November 10, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Providing more comfortable conditions to building occupants has become a top priority in today’s...

read more
The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to e

The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to extra scrutiny during the design and construction

October 16, 2014 | Perkins+Will

The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and...

read more
Photo courtesy Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities

Photo courtesy Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities

October 15, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The impetus behind Harvard's Center for Green Buildings and Cities is what the design school’s de...

read more
Invasive probes, including test cuts of existing EIFS cladding, can uncover hidd

Invasive probes, including test cuts of existing EIFS cladding, can uncover hidden deterioration conditions. A seemingly impervi

October 14, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...

read more
At Ohlone Community College in Fremont, Calif., CannonDesign, in association wit

At Ohlone Community College in Fremont, Calif., CannonDesign, in association with Anderson Brule Architects, is designing a repl

October 13, 2014 | Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the American Institute of Architects’ effort to have arc...

read more
September 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Plans for a new hotel in the Persian Gulf are taking Dubai’s Palm Islands concept to a whole new...

read more
Photo: Samuel Boisvert via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Samuel Boisvert via Wikimedia Commons

September 24, 2014 | AIA

On the heels of recording its strongest pace of growth since 2007, there continues to be an incre...

read more
September 22, 2014 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

From metal mesh panels to concealed-suspension ceilings, here's our roundup of the latest acousti...

read more
Hyatt Place in Washington, D.C. Photo: courtesy Cooper Carry

Hyatt Place in Washington, D.C. Photo: courtesy Cooper Carry

September 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Tutor Perini, Gensler, and AECOM top BD+C's rankings of design and construction firms with the mo...

read more
Head offices for the Federation of Korean Industries. Photo: courtesy Adrian Smi

Head offices for the Federation of Korean Industries. Photo: courtesy Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

September 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Parsons Brinckerhoff, Gensler, and Jacobs top BD+C's rankings of U.S.-based design and constructi...

read more
September 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announces the winning design by MRA+A Álvarez...

read more
Tampa VA Hospital. Photo: courtesy VA

Tampa VA Hospital. Photo: courtesy VA

September 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

CannonDesign, Clark Group, and URS top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest Veterans Administr...

read more
Tesoro Corporation headquarters in San Antonio, TX, a LEED-certified building. P

Tesoro Corporation headquarters in San Antonio, TX, a LEED-certified building. Photo credit: uniquebuildings, Wikimedia Commons.

September 03, 2014 | Green Building Certification Institute

The LEED Proven Provider designation is designed to minimize the need for additional work during...

read more
Berea Colleges Deep Green residence hall, designed by Hastings+Chivetta Archi

Berea Colleges Deep Green residence hall, designed by Hastings+Chivetta Architects. Photo: courtesy Hastings+Chivetta Archite

September 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, Gensler, and Turner top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest green design and construct...

read more
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...

read more
July 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

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

read more
July 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

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

read more
July 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

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

read more
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.

July 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Plans to improve Washington D.C.'s Potomac River waterfront by Maine Ave. have been discussed for...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
Overlay Init