Performing Arts Centers

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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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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Renderings courtesy Dubai Holding

Renderings courtesy Dubai Holding

July 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

To add to Dubai's already impressive portfolio of world's tallest tower and world's largest natur...

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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: JonathanRe via Wikipedia

Photo: JonathanRe via Wikipedia

June 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A neglected Queens landmark that once reflected the "excitement and hopefulness" at the beginning...

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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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Using 3D printing, Arup engineers were able to design and fabricate this lightwe

Using 3D printing, Arup engineers were able to design and fabricate this lightweight, complex steel node more efficiently. Phot

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

M-1 streetcar line, Detroit. Credit: Anderson Illustration | Brookings Institution

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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Photo: stockimages via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Photo: stockimages via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

June 09, 2014 | Green Building Initiative

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

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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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Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons

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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This 20-foot fixture, billed as the world's largest outdoor chandelier, is the c

This 20-foot fixture, billed as the world's largest outdoor chandelier, is the centerpiece of the new PlayhouseSquare streetscap

May 02, 2014 | BD+C staff

Streetscape project includes monumental gateway portals, LED signage, and a new plaza, fire pit,...

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The free tool provides real-time data visualization for each state. Here is the

The free tool provides real-time data visualization for each state. Here is the dashboard for Illinois.

April 29, 2014 | USGBC

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

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For an 1893 academic building in the Collegiate Gothic style at Bryn Mawr (Pa.)

For an 1893 academic building in the Collegiate Gothic style at Bryn Mawr (Pa.) College, architect MGA Partners reworked the ori

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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April 11, 2014 | Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

Two blocks of offices will be centerpiece of new cultural and lifestyle district in the West Bund...

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Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Syst

Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Systems) in progress. For additional technical infor

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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The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C

The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C., has turned the national award-winning buildin

April 02, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Aligning thermal breaks and applying air barriers are among the top design and installation trick...

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April 01, 2014 | USITT
Seabury Hall Creative Arts Center, a prep-school performing arts center on Maui in Hawaii, rece...
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March 26, 2014 | Callison

Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainab...

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To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rathe

To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rather than build up the base coat. Checking stud ali

March 20, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are amo...

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Photo: Dorma

Photo: Dorma

March 12, 2014 | BD+C Editors

From a high-tech classroom lockdown system to an impact-resistant wide-stile door line, BD+C edit...

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The Guyon Hotel made the Chicago's 7 list for the second straight year. Photo: A

The Guyon Hotel made the Chicago's 7 list for the second straight year. Photo: Andrew Jameson via Wikipedia

March 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 2014 edition of Preservation Chicago's annual Chicago's 7 list includes an L station house, p...

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March 05, 2014 | Tile of Spain

Beveled, geometric, and high-tech patterns are among the hot ceramic tile trends, say tile design...

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The Spring Learning Centre in Hong Kong was one of two Best of Category winners

The Spring Learning Centre in Hong Kong was one of two Best of Category winners in the Cultural/Institutional/Educational catego

January 28, 2014 | International Interior Design Association

The International Interior Design Association released the winners of its 4th Annual Global Excel...

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Zahner ShopFloor Engineer Craig Long demonstrates one of the ShopFloor design to

Zahner ShopFloor Engineer Craig Long demonstrates one of the ShopFloor design tools. Photo A. Zahner Company

January 14, 2014 | Zahner

The web-based tool uses the company's factory floor like "a massive rapid prototype machine,” all...

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Coventry Universitys Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short &

Coventry Universitys Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short & Associates and completed in 2000. It uses 51% le

January 11, 2014 | Brian E. Trimble, PE, LEED AP, Brick Industry Association

When targeting net-zero energy performance, AEC professionals are advised to tackle energy demand...

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January 07, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham

Slowed by the recession—and often by protracted negotiations—some big redevelopment plans are now...

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