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Plans of where the parks would be located if University of Chicago's bid were ch

Plans of where the parks would be located if University of Chicago's bid were chosen. Image courtesy of the University of Chicag

January 07, 2015 | BD+C Staff

There are two proposed sites for the plan, both owned by the Chicago Park District in Chicago’s S...

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January 07, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Converting the Astrodome to an urban farm and public park is one of the proposals on the table in...

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Photo: Jdkoenig via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Jdkoenig via Wikimedia Commons

January 06, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Two major projects—a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings NFL team and the city’s Downtown East...

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Kroenke Groups owner, billionaire real estate developer Stan Kroenke, is the fi

Kroenke Groups owner, billionaire real estate developer Stan Kroenke, is the first existing NFL owner to control enough land in

January 06, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Kroenke Group is the latest in a series of high-profile investors that want to bring back pro foo...

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January 06, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The plan by Snøhetta and WCIT Architecture features a building that appears square from the outsi...

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January 05, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Keep this tip sheet handy when preparing your Reconstruction Awards entry, as these are s...

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January 05, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The 2015 Reconstruction Awards recognize the best reconstructed, renovated, or remodeled projects...

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January 02, 2015 | BD+C Staff

New York-based designer Xinran Ma has illustrated a New Year's greeting card that assembles piece...

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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,...

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Installation of a facade panel system that uses a rainscreen approach to control

Installation of a facade panel system that uses a rainscreen approach to control moisture in the building envelope. Photo: Hoffm

December 31, 2014 | Bradley Carmichael, PE, Project Engineer, Hoffmann Architects

Building envelope expert Bradley Carmichael of Hoffmann Architects explains how rainscreen wall s...

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Renderings courtesy Manica Architecture

Renderings courtesy Manica Architecture

December 31, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Golden State Warriors, currently the team with the best record in the National Basketball Ass...

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Photo courtesy CBRE Healthcare

Photo courtesy CBRE Healthcare

December 31, 2014 | Patrick Duke, Managing Director, CBRE Healthcare

Healthcare continues to shift toward Madison Avenue and Silicon Valley as it revamps business pra...

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Photo courtesy MAADI Group

Photo courtesy MAADI Group

December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The metal’s flexibility makes the difference in an oil rig footbridge connecting platforms in the...

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Plan courtesy HDR

Plan courtesy HDR

December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

By bringing healthcare services in house, Dallas County Jail will greatly minimize the security r...

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Rendering courtesy STERIS

Rendering courtesy STERIS

December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Infection control, a constant worry for hospital administrators and clinical staffs, is heightene...

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Solarbox London was founded by London School of Economics graduates Harold Crast

Solarbox London was founded by London School of Economics graduates Harold Craston and Kirstey Kenney. Photo courtesy Solarbox

December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

About 8,000 of London’s famous red telephone boxes sit unused in warehouses, orphans of the digit...

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Section rendering courtesy SRG Partnership

Section rendering courtesy SRG Partnership

December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The 40,000-sf library is equipped with four “cones of light,” spherical reflectors made from extr...

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Photo courtesy Daqri

Photo courtesy Daqri

December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Smart Helmet is equipped with an array of cameras that provides 360-degree vision through its gla...

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Treehouses first investment is Chicago-based Ventana Design-Build Systems, a fi

Treehouses first investment is Chicago-based Ventana Design-Build Systems, a five-month-old company that designs, supplies, and

December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Design-build firm Clayco has launched an investment arm called Treehouse Adventures to provide fi...

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December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Dubai is known for its gargantuan commercial building projects. The latest to be proposed is the...

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Photo courtesy Gimbal

Photo courtesy Gimbal

December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Beacon technology personalizes smartphone messaging, creating a new information resource for stor...

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Photo courtesy Leo A Daly, NEON

Photo courtesy Leo A Daly, NEON

December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

For the past six years, Leo A Daly has been designing sites for remote field stations with near-z...

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Photo courtesy ARC Media, Bridgit

Photo courtesy ARC Media, Bridgit

December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Technology combines a smartglass visual device with a motion-sensing armband to simplify field ma...

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Photo courtesy Museum of Modern Art

Photo courtesy Museum of Modern Art

December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Ecovative Design applies its cradle-to-cradle process to produce 10,000 organic bricks used to bu...

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Photo courtesy Steris

Photo courtesy Steris

December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Ideas are cheap. Solutions are what count. The latest installment in BD+C's Great Solutions serie...

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Images courtesy HealthSpot

Images courtesy HealthSpot

December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The HealthSpot station is an 8x5-foot, ADA-compliant mobile kiosk that lets patients access a net...

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Photo: aidoudi via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: aidoudi via Wikimedia Commons

December 28, 2014 | John Passanante, PE, RCDD, Syska Hennessy Group

The open work environment has allowed owners to house more employees in smaller spaces, minimizin...

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Photo: Justin A. Wilcox via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Justin A. Wilcox via Wikimedia Commons

December 28, 2014 | Richard Wood, CEO and President, Plaza Construction

When Plaza Construction first introduced the concept of "core first" in managing the construction...

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Gilbane invested $60,000 to acquire its first 3D laser scanner, the FARO Focus 3

Gilbane invested $60,000 to acquire its first 3D laser scanner, the FARO Focus 3D. The price tag may seem steep, but its only a

December 23, 2014 | Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

From energy modeling on the fly to prefabrication of building systems, these advancements are pot...

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Renderings courtesy Studio Gang Architects

Renderings courtesy Studio Gang Architects

December 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The first U.S. real-estate investment by The Wanda Group, owned by China’s richest man, will be a...

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