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.
Starbucks stores are profiled in the report, as the company has opened 500-LEED
October 27, 2014 | USGBC

The "LEED In Motion: Retail" report includes USGBC’s conceptualization of the future of retail, e...

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Renderings courtesy Studio Gang Architects
October 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Jeanne Gang's design reinvents the Florida room with shaded, asymmetrical balconies.

Photo: Matt P. via Wikimedia Commons
October 27, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that the state would open design competitions to fix and upgrade...

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The LEED Gold Evie Garret Dennis E-12 Campus supports 1,600 Pre-K through 12th-g
October 27, 2014 | Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor

A study by DLR Group and Colorado State University attempts to quantify the student performance b...

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October 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The project includes the addition of a 205-meter-high tower and research center, as well as the r...

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Public Safety Headquarters, Detroit. Photo: courtesy Valspar
October 23, 2014 | Valspar Sponsored Content

First constructed as an office for the Internal Revenue Service, the city's new public safety hea...

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October 23, 2014 | Santiago Calatrava, LLC

Saturday marked the public "ground blessing" ceremony for the Saint Nicholas National Shrine, the...

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Photo credit: Jens Lindhe, courtesy of Henning Larsen Architects
October 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Mimicking the unearthing of archaeological sites, Henning Larsen Architects' recently opened Moes...

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The Guangzhou Circle.
October 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

During a literary symposium in Beijing, Chinese President Xi Jinping urged architects, authors, a...

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October 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The tilted-cube design was designed to visually disorient the viewer and create visual lightness...

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With 57 units in Phase 1 of the project, Orchards at Orenco in Hillsboro, Ore.,
October 22, 2014 | Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor

Passive House, an ultra-efficient building standard that originated in Germany, has been used for...

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October 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The bright-white structures will feature a curvilinear form, mimicking bones and ligament. 

All illustrations: Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
October 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

At the conclusion of the show, the modular classroom structure will be moved to a permanent locat...

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Foster + Partners' proposed design for the Wuhan resort. Renderings: courtesy Ju
October 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Jumeirah Group, a hotel group forming a part of investment group Dubai Holding, has chosen Zaha H...

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Photo: Perkins Eastman
October 21, 2014 | Perkins Eastman
Among the experts interviewed for the white paper, there was a general consensus that the model...
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October 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The retractable roof, which measures a whopping 1,017-feet across, is made from translucent ETFE...

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October 20, 2014 | The University of Utah
The five-story, 148,000-sf building is designed to function like a student union for entreprene...
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October 20, 2014 | RIBA

The new Everyman Theatre in Liverpool by Haworth Tompkins has won the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize...

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October 20, 2014 | SmithGroupJJR

Designed by SmithGroupJJR and Gallagher & Associates, renovated center shows public its uniqu...

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October 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

In the design, the ends of the bridge are pulled upward to form an "X" shape. It allows ample roo...

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Renderings: courtesy Henning Larsen Architects
October 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects won Frederikssung municipality’s architecture competition f...

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Photo: Conrad Nutschan via Wikimedia Commons
October 16, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Public libraries will avoid being relegated to the scrap heap of history in a digital age as long...

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October 16, 2014 | Rocky Mountain Institute

Encompassing the Rocky Mountain Institute’s 32 years of innovation, the new 15,610 square-foot fa...

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The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to e
October 16, 2014 | Perkins+Will

The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and...

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Effective, fun fire-rated egress stairwell. Photo: TGP
October 16, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

Among the building elements contributing to the success of the elementary school’s public learnin...

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Photo courtesy Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities
October 15, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The impetus behind Harvard's Center for Green Buildings and Cities is what the design school’s de...

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Renderings courtesy Curbed
October 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Yet another High Line-esque project has been proposed, this time in Queens. A blueprint has been...

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October 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Canopy by Hilton brand will feature the personality of nearby neighborhoods, using locally so...

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Renderings courtesy Macklowe Properties
October 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Concrete has been poured for the final floors of the residential high-rise at 432 Park Avenue in...

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Immersive cooling systems use a liquid instead of air to cool the servers. The b
October 15, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

A new technology promises to push the limits of data center energy efficiency by using liquid ins...

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