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The “un-bank” design ditched the stuffy design elements typical of financial institutions and, in...read more
Beijing National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest. Photo: Jon/Creative Commons.
Directs designers of public buildings to focus on functionality.
Christ Hospital's Mt. Auburn, Ohio, campus brings orthopedic and spine care under one roof in a building whose design emphasizes daylighting and wellness. The Building Team on this Center, which opened last fall, included Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (architect, interior designer, SE and CE, enviromental graphics, and LEED consultant), Fosdick & Hilmer (MEP), Champlin Architecture (local architect), THP (local SE), Kleingers (Local CE), Office of James Burnett (landscape), Messer Construction (construction management). Image: @Tom Rossiter/Courtesy SOM
The opening coincides with agreements that make this center a preferred provider for several empl...read more
Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle opened its first on-campus student housing building last fall. The residence hall has 16,850 sf of academic space as well as a first-floor “living room” with a fireside lounge. Photo courtesy Ankrom Moisan Architects
In the hyper-competitive higher education sector, colleges and universities view residence halls...read more
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The report, from Ted Moudis Associates, encompasses over 2.5 million sf of workspace built over t...read more
For the first time since the recession, office deliveries outpaced office starts in 2015, according to JLL's latest construction report. Image: Pixabay
Its latest report cautions about ongoing cost increases related to finding skilled laborers.
Photo: Cramo Group/Creative Commons.
Provides standards for indoor air quality, energy efficiency, materials, and waste management....
The Guest Welcome Center at the Huntsville Botanical Garden in Alabama will include a Great Hall that could hold up to 350 guests. Image: Matheny Goldmon Architecture + Interiors.
The 30,000-sf facility will feature three rental spaces of varying sizes.
Rendering courtesy NYC Parks Department
The piazza replaces an earlier design for the space that called for a bowl-shaped garden.
Photo: Brett VA, Wikimedia Commons
Senior housing occupancy is at its highest level since 2007, and 2015 was a record year for sales...read more
The revamp of Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), in Rootstown, turned a commuter medical school into a university campus with an assortment of facilities for use by students and the public. Photo: Courtesy Neomed.
As healthcare organizations make the transition from sick care to well care, they’re learning how...read more
The recently completed St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, includes a 12-ton metal dome, the first of its kind to be included in new construction of a basilica in that country. Image: HMC Construction
The church is 2½ times larger than the basilica in Ukraine it references.
Westin hotel and transit center at Denver International Airport, Denver. Photo courtesy Gensler
Technology is running wild in Gensler’s 2016 forecast, as things like virtual reality, "smart" bu...read more
The 182-bed Aurora, Colo., hospital has incurred more than $1 billion in cost overruns. The Army Corps of Engineers has taken over the management of the project. Rendering: V.A.
Bill would also put restrictions on planning and design funding.
View of the family gallery planned for the Norton Museum of Art. Renderings courtesy Foster + Partners
The Florida museum is adding gallery space, an auditorium, great hall, and a 20,000-sf garden....
One of VOA Associates' strengths is the cultural and entertainment sector, and its recent work includes the renovation and expansion of the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona, Fla., pictured above. Merging its operations with Stantec brings together companies with “a commitment to design,” says VOA's Chairman Mike Toolis. Image: VOA Associates
This deal reflects an industry where consolidation is a strategic necessity for more firms.
Courtesy David Siddons Group.
The 57-story Elysee Miami will offer residents impeccable views and plenty of amenities.
Spending on lodging construction, like the expansive renovation of the Intercontinental New York Barclay pictured above, should increase by 10.8% to $23.4 billion in 2016. Total spending on nonresidential building is projected to grow this year by 13.7% to $439.2 billion, according to Gilbane. Image: Shawmut Design and Construction
But finding skilled workers continues to be a problem and could inflate a project's costs.
Despite a projected slowing in manufacturing activity, warehouse distribution should continue to be a shining light in the nonresidential sector, for builders and investors alike. Image: Pixabay
Sees positive signs for construction and investment growth in warehouses, offices, and retail...
The BAMPFA, with the Art Deco building on the left and new stainless steel addition on the right. Photo: Iwan Baan (all images courtesy DS+R).
The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, which opened in late January, contains a theate...read more
A 230,000-sm factory in China’s Hunan province spent several months producing modules for the 57-story J57 Mini Sky City tower, in Changsha. Using advanced prefabrication techniques, China-based contractor Broad Sustainable Building erected the tower in less than three weeks. Photos courtesy Broad Sustainable Building
A prefab construction company in China built a 57-story tower in 19 days. Here’s how they did it....read more
Tesla’s Gigafactory in Nevada will soon be making battery units like the Powerwall and Powerpack, which can store solar power for residential and commercial uses, including electric cars, homes, and businesses. Photos courtesy Tesla Motors
With his $5 billion, 13.6 million-sf Gigafactory, Tesla’s Elon Musk seeks to change the economics...read more
Model: Centerbrook Architects & Planners
Mayo teams up with Delos to bring hard science to EBD research.
Wavegarden’s Surf Snowdonia in Wales uses an underwater foil to generate waves. Photo: Wavegarden
Wave-making technologies vie for attention, as surfing is shortlisted for 2020 Olympic Games....
Greenpoint Landing in Brooklyn, New York City, a megaproject with affordable rentals. Image courtesy Handel Architects, via Gothamist.
Aimed at designing efficient, flexible ground-floor space.
Renderings courtesy Grimshaw, BVN
The design of the high-rise is based on the template of Schools-within-Schools (SWIS), a system t...read more
Renderings courtesy Bjarke Ingels Group
The blocky, modern design is meant to convey accessibility and public service.
Factory for J57 Mini Sky City, Changsha, China. Photo: BSB
BD+C’s inaugural Game Changers report highlights today’s pacesetting projects, from a pr...read more
The recently constructed basketball arena at Ole Miss, The Pavilion, exudes sophistication due to...read more