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.
September 09, 2014 | Harley Ellis Devereaux

Effective January 1, 2014, Ralph Lotito and Brett Paloutzian have merged BFHL, comprising 15 heal...

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September 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Restoration of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed chapel was made possible (and affordable) thanks t...

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First Look: Foster + Partners and Fernando Romero Enterprise win competition for Mexico City's newest international airport

September 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed to be the world’s most sustainable airport, the plan uses a single, compact terminal sch...

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Arizona Capitol Museum 2014. Photo: Gage Skidmore via Wikipedia

Arizona Capitol Museum 2014. Photo: Gage Skidmore via Wikipedia

September 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

PCL Construction, Stantec, and AECOM head BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest state governmen...

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Photo: Tomasz Sienicki via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Tomasz Sienicki via Wikimedia Commons

September 08, 2014 | Megan Donham, Associate Consultant, CBRE Healthcare

The underlying variables and tools used to manage collaboration between teams is ultimately the d...

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Photo: Tanya King courtesy U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District

Photo: Tanya King courtesy U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District

September 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Balfour Beatty, Fluor, and HDR top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest military sector design...

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Renderings courtesy of Zaha hadid via Gizmag

Renderings courtesy of Zaha hadid via Gizmag

September 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Zaha Hadid's latest project in Australia is a complex of three, tapered residential high-rises th...

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September 05, 2014 | AIA

The CAE Design Excellence Award honors educational facilities that the jury believes should serve...

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Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse, Long Beach, Calif. Architect: AECOM; cont

Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse, Long Beach, Calif. Architect: AECOM; contractor: Clark Group. Photo: courtesy Clark Group

September 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Fentress Architects, Tutor Perini, and AECOM top BD+C's rankings of design and construction firms...

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The Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine, in New York, a winner in t

The Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine, in New York, a winner in the 2014 AIA Academy of Architecture for Health d

September 04, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Healthcare construction will continue to feel the effects of radical changes in the delivery of c...

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Steel curtain wall entry with heat-mirror glass. Image: TGP

Steel curtain wall entry with heat-mirror glass. Image: TGP

September 04, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

In this the new facility, middle school and high school classroom wings flank either side of the...

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City of Galveston (Texas) Fire Station #4. Photo: courtesy HDR

City of Galveston (Texas) Fire Station #4. Photo: courtesy HDR

September 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

STV, HOK, and Turner top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest local government design and cons...

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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...

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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...

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September 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

As part of Copenhagen's effort to turn an industrial seaport into a bustling neighborhood, Danish...

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Photo credit: Robert Breazeale, FEMA Photo Library/Wikimedia Commons

Photo credit: Robert Breazeale, FEMA Photo Library/Wikimedia Commons

September 02, 2014 | Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies

The number of adults in the U.S. aged 50 and over is expected to grow to 132 million by 2030. But...

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All photos: courtesy Valspar

All photos: courtesy Valspar

September 02, 2014 | Valspar Sponsored Content

The building’s custom-fabricated wall panels look like copper, but are actually flat metal sheets...

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Renderings courtesy Golden Age Group

Renderings courtesy Golden Age Group

September 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Plans for Melbourne's tallest residential tower have been released by Elenberg Fraser Architects....

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View of the restored south elevation of New York City Hall. The renovation is th

View of the restored south elevation of New York City Hall. The renovation is the first comprehensive rehabilitation of New York

September 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Clark Group, Fluor, and HOK top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest federal government design...

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Photos: courtesy Brasfield & Gorrie

Photos: courtesy Brasfield & Gorrie

August 29, 2014 | Brasfield & Gorrie

Adjacent to the Georgia World Congress Center and Centennial Olympic Park, the three-story, 94,25...

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The design involves two separate buildings: a theater and museum. Renderings: co

The design involves two separate buildings: a theater and museum. Renderings: courtesy Thomas Phifer and Architects

August 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The design includes a stage that opens onto the city's Parade Square, so anyone passing by will b...

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Renderings courtesy Stantec

Renderings courtesy Stantec

August 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

At 227 meters, Stantec Tower will be the tallest building in the city, dwarfing the two next-tall...

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Hord Coplan Macht led the team for the renovation and expansion of the SECU Aren

Hord Coplan Macht led the team for the renovation and expansion of the SECU Arena at Towson University. Sasaki Associates served

August 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Populous, AECOM, and Turner head BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest sports facility design a...

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August 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A study examining what architects can learn from children, especially during the design process,...

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Graphic: AECOM and Ohio University

Graphic: AECOM and Ohio University

August 27, 2014 | AECOM and Ohio University

More than 80% of college athletic directors plan to make significant investments in facilities ov...

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August 27, 2014 | Cruzan

Cruzan announced make, a 175,000-square-foot office redevelopment project on the coast of Carlsba...

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Photo: courtesy Leidos

Photo: courtesy Leidos

August 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Stantec, Jacobs, and Turner top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest industrial sector design...

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Photos: James Steinkamp, Steinkamp Photography

Photos: James Steinkamp, Steinkamp Photography

August 26, 2014 | Perkins+Will

With its sloping grass-covered green roof, the two-story building is at the intersection of the t...

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Atascadero City Hall was severely damaged by the San Simeon earthquake in 2003.

Atascadero City Hall was severely damaged by the San Simeon earthquake in 2003. Reconstruction renewed the buildings stability,

August 26, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham

The landmark city hall was severely damaged by the San Simeon earthquake in 2003. Reconstruction...

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Cincinnati Art Museum - Longworth Wing Renovation. Building Team: emersion DESIG

Cincinnati Art Museum - Longworth Wing Renovation. Building Team: emersion DESIGN (architect, structural engineer); Advanced Eng

August 26, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Arup, Gensler, and Turner head BD+C's rankings of design and construction firms with the most rev...

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