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.
May 18, 2011 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

They’re not ‘dorms’ anymore. Today’s collegiate housing facilities are lively, state-of-the-art,...

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May 18, 2011 |

Four schools find strength in numbers at the new 2,310-student Mott Haven Campus in New York City...

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Leidos Engineering recently completed the design and install of the Integrated Airport Management System at Denver International Airport. Now operational, the system provides enhanced data collection and exchange, organizational connectivity and situational awareness across the airport’s entire operations.

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May 18, 2011 |

The 113,000-sf Rolling Meadows Elementary School in San Antonio is the Judson Independent School...

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May 18, 2011 |

The Rashi School, one of only 17 Reform Jewish independent schools in North American and Israel,...

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May 18, 2011 |

The Orange County, Calif., firm NKDDI designed the 22,000-sf Luna Lounge & Nightclub in Pomon...

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May 18, 2011 |

The former Winchester Repeating Arms Factory in New Haven, Conn., is the new home of PepsiCo’s Bi...

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May 18, 2011 |

Perkins+Will, Chicago, designed the Early Learning Center, a $9 million, 37,000-sf addition to Ba...

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May 18, 2011 |

The hillside location for the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Regeneration Medicine building at the Universi...

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May 18, 2011 |

Construction has begun on the 150,000-sf Medical Arts Pavilion at the University Medical Center i...

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May 18, 2011 |

Interior and exterior renovations and updates will make the Detroit Cobo Center more appealing to...

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May 18, 2011 |

The $82 million, 280,000-sf Dover (Del.) High School will have capacity for 1,800 students and fe...

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May 18, 2011 |

Historic Carnegie Hall in New York City is in the midst of a major $200 million renovation that w...

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May 17, 2011 |

The traditional 40,000- to 60,000-sf grocery store is disappearing and much of the change is happ...

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May 17, 2011 |

Texas-based firm Corgan designed the 152,200-sf Lady Bird Johnson Middle School in Irving, Texas,...

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May 16, 2011 |

Autodesk is partnering with the U.S. Green Building Council to sponsor the organization’s multifa...

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May 16, 2011 |

The U.S. Green Building Council and the American Institute of Architects unveiled "Local Leaders...

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May 16, 2011 |

A virtual tour of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Platinum HQ is available. The tour featu...

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May 11, 2011 |

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced the release of the first in a new series of Advance...

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May 10, 2011 |

The current Googleplex is straining at the seams and yet the company is preparing its biggest hir...

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May 10, 2011 |

Can you name the nation’s greenest K-12 school? How about the greenest commercial building? If yo...

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May 10, 2011 |

Many federal agencies are struggling to convert their existing buildings to meet green standards,...

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May 10, 2011 |

Take a look at the temporary restaurant sitting atop Brussels’ historic Arc de Triomphe-Triomfboo...

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May 05, 2011 |

Worldwide, sound levels inside hospitals average 72 decibels during the day and 60 decibels at ni...

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May 03, 2011 |

One reason the U.S. government pushed for homeownership is because it’s thought to reduce turnove...

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April 22, 2011 |

The GSA is testing and evaluating 16 emerging sustainable building technologies and practices in...

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April 19, 2011 |

The Toronto architecture firm Johnson Chou likes to put a twist on its pared-down interiors, and...

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April 14, 2011 |

The U.S. is putting greater emphasis on greening its worldwide portfolio of embassies. The U.S. S...

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April 14, 2011 |

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) introduces its latest green building rating system, LEED...

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April 13, 2011 |

The University of North...

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