Building Types

When it comes down to it, all buildings have things in common: the need for great design, engineering, construction, and management, when the structure is completed. Harmonizing those elements is a skill that translates to any building project you might have on your hands.
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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Renderings courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects
December 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Zaha Hadid Architects released designs for the new headquarters of Emirati environmental manageme...

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December 18, 2014 | U.S. Green Building Council

The new collaboration recognizes importance of sustainable parking facility design and management...

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The Floating Surf Park proposed for Melbournes Victoria Harbour. Rendering cour
December 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The list includes some of the year's epic stadiums, such as World Cup Stadium Arena de Amazonia i...

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Rendering: Panoramic Interests
December 18, 2014 | ULI

New research from the Urban Land Institute suggests that micro units have staying power as a hous...

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Houston's Monarch School was named the K-12 school of the year. Photo: courtesy
December 17, 2014 | U.S. Green Building Council

Houston's Monarch School was named the K-12 school of the year, and Western Michigan University w...

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Renderings: SHoP Architects
December 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The scheme includes a proposed 500-foot luxury residential tower that would jut out into the harb...

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Photo courtesy Greg O'Beirne/Wikimedia Commons
December 15, 2014 | The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation announced today that it approved a possible path toward indepen...

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December 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Chicago-based Studio Gang Architects has been commissioned to design the $325 million Gilder Cent...

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December 15, 2014 | HOK

ARTIC’s flexible design ensures that it can serve as a southern terminus for California’s future...

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December 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Danish firm COBE has been announced the winner in a contest to design a new Adidas flagship build...

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December 10, 2014 | 3XN

Designed by 3XN, the new headquarters is located within a park on the shores of Lake Geneva and a...

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Photo: Mortenson Construction
December 10, 2014 | University of Colorado Boulder

A study by engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder found that prefab approaches on the ne...

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Renderings: Steven Holl Architects
December 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Steven Holl's design for the new wing features a reflective pool that will generate energy.

Photo credit: International Concept Management
December 09, 2014 | International Concept Management

The aquarium, designed and built by International Concept Management, is a staggering 23 meters t...

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December 09, 2014 | UC Merced

The award brings the campus total for LEED certifications through the U.S. Green Building Council...

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Renderings courtesy Moshe Safdie
December 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A new addition to Singapore's Changi Airport, designed by Moshe Safdie, will feature a waterfall...

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December 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed by Holl and BNIM, the 65,000-sf facility will function as an interactive space, where ar...

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December 06, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new CBRE survey finds that what Millennials expect and need from offices doesn’t vary drastical...

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December 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Dumpsters tend to be seen as necessary evils of city life, but John H. Locke and Joaquin Reyes wa...

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December 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Just under 10 miles away from Singapore, Funtasy Island (yes, that's the real name) is a resort t...

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December 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Westminster Council has approved a £175 million 'Garden Bridge' that will allow pedestrian traffi...

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A efficient cooling system that draws water from the Chicago River was one of th
December 02, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

River City in Chicago is one of 17 existing multifamily properties to earn Energy Star certificat...

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Renderings of how shipping containers will form a 12,000-sf retail district call
December 02, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

OneC1TY, a healthcare- and technology-focused community under construction on 18.7 acres near Nas...

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December 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The list includes both additions to existing structures and entirely new buildings, from Frank Ge...

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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...

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December 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The proposal blends affordable retirement housing with urban farming by integrating vertical aqua...

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Construction work started on the Santiago Calatrava-designed Chicago Spire in 20
November 29, 2014 | CTBUH

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

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November 26, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Bahrain National Theatre will be recognized with an Honor Award by the United States Institut...

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