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.
One notable newly certified LEED project in 2011 included the Wrigley Building i
February 01, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

USGBC releases list of top U.S. states for LEED-certified projects in 2011.

February 01, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Member-to-member information exchange measures energy use, carbon footprint of commercial portfol...

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Intelligent airports empowered by a robust network infrastructure, integrated systems and security, and real-time data sharing are the future of travel.  Learn how Leidos is helping airport operators and general contractors design, connect, and protect intelligent airports.

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Chapman Construction/Design, based in Newton, Mass., takes pride in its close-kn
January 31, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Chapman Construction/Design builds a working culture around sustainability—for its clients, and f...

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Texas A&M UniversityCorpus Christis fusion facility combines academic departme
January 31, 2012 | By David Mills, AIA, and Michael Medici, AIA

‘Fusing’ multiple functions into a single building can make it greater than the sum of its parts....

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January 31, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Leading construction management firm overseeing one of first healthcare projects in the country t...

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January 31, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Located adjacent to the existing elementary school, the $28 million, 82,000 s/f Pre-K to eighth G...

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January 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Siemens contributes training modules and technology to support hands-on courses.

January 27, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Intended to be the centerpiece of the College’s transformation from a commuter college to a 24-ho...

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January 27, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Construction manager Sordoni Construction Co. along with the design team of Payette Architects an...

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January 26, 2012 | Reuters

The buildings, one 20 floors high, collapsed on Wednesday night in a cloud of dust and smoke just...

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January 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Passive design principles give form to a sustainable, restorative environment for the children of...

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January 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen's new office suite features private offices, open office area, con...

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January 25, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Energy efficient lighting installed at PDC reduce costs and improves player performance.

January 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Odebrecht Award for sustainable development rewards future leaders in engineering and chemist...

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January 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new facility provides programs for the Texas A&M Health Science Center, the Texas Brain a...

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Skidmore Owings & Merrill Greenland Group Suzhou Center
January 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The 75-level building is designed to accommodate a complex mixed-use program including office, se...

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January 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

5,700 square-foot operating suite to be test bed for next generation of imaged-guided operating t...

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January 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The work includes constructing open space areas, new conference, trading and training rooms, alon...

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Smith Consulting Architects Flower Hill San Diego
January 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The $22 million expansion includes a 75,000-square-foot, two-story retail/office building and a 3...

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January 12, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

After a century of service, use, and countless modifications which eroded the historical characte...

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Walgreen new architectural style
January 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The structure's exterior is a major departure from the corporate image of a traditional Walgreens...

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Summit Design + Build, LLC recently completed the new 12,000-sq. ft. LEED certif
January 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Summit was responsible for the complete gut and renovation of the former auto repair shop which r...

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January 04, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Construction is scheduled to begin in June 2012, and will be completed by December 2012.

HDR was selected to design Humber Rivers new 1.7-million-sf hospital in Toronto
January 04, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Humber River  is the first hospital in North America to fully integrate and automate all of its p...

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Maj. Gen. Harry George Armstrong Complex at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
January 04, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The academic-style facility supports education/training and research functions, and contains clas...

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January 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new award, which comprises the construction of five new elementary schools and demolition of...

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January 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Harley Ellis Devereaux will relocate the employees in its current Berkeley, Calif., office to the...

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January 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

At a cost of $654 million, the 14-story, 830,000-sf medical center, designed by a Perkins+Will te...

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The Value of Historic Paint Investigations
January 03, 2012 | By Amanda Stauffer, Architectural Conservator EverGreene Architectural Arts, New York, N.Y.

An expert conservator provides a three-step approach to determining a historic building’s “period...

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Rental Renaissance, The Rebirth of the Apartment Market
January 03, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Across much of the U.S., apartment rents are rising, vacancy rates are falling. In just about eve...

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