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.
November 14, 2014 | Gensler

The 175,000-sf extension includes the conversion of three existing gates to international swing g...

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Every aspect of the Centerlocation, materials, utilities, operation and usemee

Every aspect of the Centerlocation, materials, utilities, operation and usemeets the strictest environmental standards. Photo

November 12, 2014 | SmithGroupJJR

More than a decade after opening its groundbreaking Philip Merrill Environmental Center, the grou...

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November 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

David Chipperfield and Valentiny are among the finalists for a new concert hall being built to co...

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Renderings courtesy RPBW

Renderings courtesy RPBW

November 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Renzo Piano Building Workshop has been granted planning approval for its residential building at...

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At Coastline Community Colleges Newport Beach (Calif.) Campus, the Building Tea
November 10, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Providing more comfortable conditions to building occupants has become a top priority in today’s...

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While the exposed ceiling look is popular in todays commercial office spaces, s
November 10, 2014 | Bill Stangeland, McGuire Engineers, Chicago

Although architecturally appealing, exposed ceilings can create unwanted drafts and airflow probl...

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Renderings courtesy Herzog & De Meuron

Renderings courtesy Herzog & De Meuron

November 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The library’s new home will be a completely new building in Jerusalem, and will combine the funct...

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A Marriott hotel in Orlando, Fla. Marriott is leading the U.S. hotel pipeline. P

A Marriott hotel in Orlando, Fla. Marriott is leading the U.S. hotel pipeline. Photo credit: Timjarrett, Wikimedia Commons

November 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The hotel construction pipeline hit a five-year high in the third quarter, clocking in at 3,516 p...

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The exterior design of the 21-story, LEED Silver MassArt Tree House was sugges
November 07, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Many states have cut back funding for higher education in recent years, and securing money for ne...

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Precast units from Coreslab Structures (left) being put in place at Valparaiso (
November 07, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Few colleges or universities have embraced prefabrication more wholeheartedly than Valparaiso (In...

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Students chill in a lounge at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. The $
November 07, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

University students want more in a residence hall than just a place to sleep. They want a space t...

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Marine Education Centre in Malm, Sweden. Renderings: Nord Architects

Marine Education Centre in Malm, Sweden. Renderings: Nord Architects

November 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The education center will be set in a landscape that includes small ponds and plantings intended...

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Renderings courtesy Hines

Renderings courtesy Hines

November 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Houston-based developer is planning a seven-story wood-framed office building in Minneapolis’...

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The projected 506 students will be distributed between three classroom wings, tw

Design firm Svigals + Partners used various measures to tighten security while avoiding heavy-handed features.

November 06, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The design of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School on the site of the 2012 Newtown, Conn., school...

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Renderings courtesy Studio Gang Architects

Renderings courtesy Studio Gang Architects

November 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The century-old power plant will be converted into a recreation facility with a coffee shop, loun...

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Photo: suphakit73 via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Photo: suphakit73 via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

November 05, 2014 | Mancini•Duffy

With the rise of technology, much of the workday—even the most productive morning hours—is spent...

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November 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Preliminary designs for the $300 million George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art have been unveiled,...

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Two separate metal gym buildings accommodate a total of four full-size basketbal
November 05, 2014 | Star Building Systems Sponsored Content

The Fieldhouse Sportscenter in Springfield, Mo., serves as a community center for basketball and...

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November 04, 2014 | HOK

Located in Seoul’s Magok District, the LG Science Park provides facilities to support innovative...

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Illustration: KONE
November 04, 2014 | KONE

The JumpLift system from KONE uses a mobile machine room that moves upward as the construction pr...

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Iber Camargo Foundation. Photo: Ricardo Rmx via Wikimedia Commons
November 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Herzog & de Meuron's iconic 1111 Lincoln Road parking garage in Miami Beach, Fla., is one of...

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Renderings courtesy Vincent Callebaut Architecture

Renderings courtesy Vincent Callebaut Architecture

November 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The solar canopy will shade green rooftop terraces and sky villas atop the nine-story structure....

November 03, 2014 | ASSA ABLOY

ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has signed on as a platinum sponsor of S...

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The Pacific Northwest College of Arts new home base, renovated from an space th

The Pacific Northwest College of Arts new home base, renovated from an space that once was a post office, includes a new mezzan

November 03, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

About seven years ago, The Pacific Northwest College of Art, the oldest art college in Portland,...

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Dubai, High Rise, World's Tallest, Tower
October 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Emaar Properties has unveiled plans for a new project containing two towers that will top the cha...

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Rendering courtesy Dallas Cowboys and Gensler

Rendering courtesy Dallas Cowboys and Gensler

October 31, 2014 | Dallas Cowboys

The Omni property will be one of the only full-service upscale hotels in the area, and serve as a...

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October 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Construction on the 87,000-square-foot building will begin in March 2015, and is set to open for...

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Perkins Eastman and Turner Construction led the effort to convert the once-endan

Perkins Eastman and Turner Construction led the effort to convert the once-endangered Curran OToole Building in Manhattans Gre

October 30, 2014 | Perkins Eastman/LBL

The merger will significantly build upon the established practices—particularly healthcare—of bot...

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One Bryant Park, New York. Photo: Ryan Browne, Cook+Fox Architects via Wikipedia

One Bryant Park, New York. Photo: Ryan Browne, Cook+Fox Architects via Wikipedia

October 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Appraisal Foundation is striving to improve appraisers’ understanding of green valuation.

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Photo courtesy Postoak/Wikimedia Commons

Photo courtesy Postoak/Wikimedia Commons

October 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The museum is slated for an early 2018 completion, and will include a hall of fame, theater, reta...

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