The tower is named after Potala Palace in the Tibetan mountains, former home of the Dalai Lama. Renderings courtesy Lobsang Dargey / Weber Thompson
Construction on the 41-story Potala Tower in Seattle finally kicked off following a ground-breaki...read more
A new campus was needed to support an Ohio community college's expanding population
With sections of the glass curtain wall also functioning as an elevator enclosure, it had to meet the fire resistive wall criteria ASTM E-119 for 2 hours.
The curtain wall used for the Shigeru Ban-designed museum provides maximum daylight while protect...read more
“The primary purpose is to make a public gathering place,” KPMB principal Bruce Kuwabara told the Toronto Star. Renderings courtesy West 8/KPMB Architects/Ken Greenberg Consultants
The winning submission features a spacious complex under a green roof, and is designed to attract...read more
The sprawling 317,460-sf site will host a variety of marine and mountain recreation facilities. Renderings courtesy Planning Korea
Just three miles away from the Olympic stadiums, the hotel will be a hub of its own.
With 106 courts and 270,000 sf, the USTA National Campus will be the largest tennis complex in the U.S. Rendering: Michel Borg, HKS
The 63-acre facility is being positioned as a cornerstone for a sports innovation and performance...read more
More natural light was needed, but the project team wanted it to be diffused across large areas o...read more
In each protrusion on the jagged roof is a skylight, bringing in plenty of natural light into the space within. Renderings courtesy Henning Larsen Architects
The new extension will complement Österund’s wooded surroundings
The National September 11 Memorial Museum incorporates evocative artifacts of the destroyed Twin Towers, including the "Last Column" (pictured). It was honored with a Gold Award in BD+C's 2015 Building Team Awards. Photo: Jin Lee / courtesy 9/11 Memorial Museum
From Lean construction to tri-party IPD to advanced BIM/VDC coordination, these 14 Building Teams...read more
An 8x25-foot multi-trade rack containing mechanical, piping, and HVAC systems is lifted into place at Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, by mechanical subcontractor U.S. Engineering. Photo: Ross Cooperthwaite
Mortenson Construction and its partners completed the 831,000-sf, $623 million Saint Joseph Hospi...read more
The Building Team for the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center used a lightweight ETFE polymer roof system to overcome poor soil conditions. Photo: John Linden
Anaheim's Regional Transportations Intermodal Center is the largest ETFE project in North America...
PinnacleHealth’s new 108-bed, 188,000-sf West Shore Hospital provides acute care, surgical, cardiology, orthopedic, and stroke care services, and chronic disease management to patients on the west side of the Susquehanna River in Mechanicsburg, Pa. Photo: Jeffrey Totaro/Jeffrey Totaro Architectural Photographer
PinnacleHealth needed a new hospital STAT! This team delivered it in two years, start to finish....
The new arts venue at Virginia Tech is the ninth building on campus to be LEED-certified. Jeff Goldberg/Esto Photographics Inc.
The STV-led Building Team creates a world-class performance and arts venue with learning and entr...read more
The recreation center’s sloped running track is expressed on the building’s north elevation through a glass curtain wall system and roofline that are sloped to match the incline of the track. Photos courtesy Skanska USA Building
A sloped running track and open-concept design put this Building Team to the test.
Critics have commended the building, with one professor of architecture at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee telling the Journal Sentinel that the design is "not overly zooming and it's not faux historic." Renderings courtesy Populous
Designed by local firm Eppstein Uhen Architects and global firm Populous, the sports venue will p...read more
The LEED-certified Mother Clara Hale Bus Depot in Harlem incorporates 6,290 sf of mosaic and laminated glass artwork that the transit authority commissioned from artist Shinique Smith. Chris Cooper/Chris Cooper Photography
A bus garage in Harlem shows that even the most mundane of facilities can strut its environmental...read more
The new 17-story Parkland Hospital. A seven-story clinical space cantilevers 60 feet past the Women’s and Infants’ Specialty Health unit. Photos: Andrew Pogue/Andrew Pogue Photography
Dallas’s new $1.27 billion public hospital preserves an important civic anchor, Texas-style.
ELEVEN10 West is being designed to coincide with the City of Orange, Calif.'s mixed-use vision created in 2010. It will open for leasing in the summer of 2017. Rendering: Picerne Group
Despite predictions about an impending softening in multifamily construction, builders and develo...read more
Among the building’s student life functions is a bistro-style cafe and lounge with views of the central campus green. Photos: Mark Ballogg
In dire need of modern science labs and a student union, North Park University built both—in the...read more
The 93-bed Holy Cross Germantown Hospital is the first new hospital to be built in Maryland in 25 years. The 237,000-sf acute care facility resides on the campus of Montgomery College, making it the first hospital in the U.S. to be co-located on a community college campus. All photos: Alan Karchmer / Alan Karchmer Architectural Photographer
This Building Team stuck with a project for seven years to get a new hospital built for a faithfu...read more
The National September 11 Memorial Museum incorporates evocative artifacts of the destroyed Twin Towers, including the skyscapers’ slurry wall and the “Last Column.” Photos: James Ewing Photography / courtesy Davis Brody Bond
The Building Team for this highly visible project had much more than design, engineering, and con...read more
An early model of the recently opened building sitting inside the actual building. Photo courtesy Facebook.
In addition to office space, Facebook’s development involves a bridge for pedestrians and cyclist...
The Clemson University SCE&G Energy Innovation Center, where giant wind-power systems can be tested. Photo: Ryan Manchester, Clear Sky Images
A new facility at Clemson University makes it possible to test the huge stresses that large-scale...read more
"While not final, these renderings demonstrate the amazing possibilities as we work to transform this historic building into a center for learning, innovation and engagement for the District," the library said in a statement. Renderings courtesy Mecanoo and Martinez + Johnson Architecture
The architects say the modernization aims to improve “Mies in a...read more
The city constructed from scratch off the Red Sea coast will give its port access to the Suez Canal, reflecting the government’s attempt to diversify its oil-dependent economy by focusing more in its shipping industry. Rendering courtesy of the King Abdullah Economic City.
The new King Abdullah Economic City was conceived to diversify the kingdom's oil-dependent econom...read more
The new Apple headquarters designed by Norman Foster. Image: Apple, Inc.
The world’s top-performing companies are prioritizing sustainability as part of their corporate s...read more
Photos: David Wakely, courtesy Harley Ellis Devereaux
The 9,400-sf facility is California's first Net Zero Energy-certified building.
"Real-time weather data [makes] the light move, and articulate the architecture of the building to give it a sense of elegance and presence,” lighting designer Bruce Ramus said. Rendering courtesy Lend Lease Group
The tower will be illuminated by 164-foot-tall beams of LED light based on weather updates from t...read more
To create an inviting, nonscientific aesthetic for the high-containment lab facility, the team incorporated splashes of color, timber cladding, and pleasing proportions into the exterior scheme. Photo: © James Brittain
A daring Building Team breaks the bunker mentality common to research containment with this light...read more
An internal “connecting bridge” (above) brings the outdoors indoors via glass panels, and provides a welcome respite for staff and visitors moving from one area of the hospital to another. Photo: Bruce Damonte
Skanska and NBBJ join forces with Sutter Health on a medical center project where all three parti...read more