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.
World's first LEGO museum planned in Denmark
March 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Bjarke Ingels Group and Ralph Appelbaum Associates will team up with the LEGO Group to design the...

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201 Folsom St. in San Francisco
March 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

China Vanke Co., Ltd., is making its debut in the U.S. property market with a joint venture high-...

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This webinar explores bathroom design trends in multifamily and commercial applications and offers solutions to design challenges such as meeting accessibility guidelines and complying with codes. Click here to view the webinar now!

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The New York Modular Construction Summit will be co-hosted by the Modular Buildi
February 28, 2013 | Modular Building Institute

The New York Modular Construction Summit will be co-hosted by the Modular Building Institute and...

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Green roofs will be a hallmark of Samsung's Silicon Valley complex.
February 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Samsung Electronics' new 1.1 million sf San Jose campus will support at least 2,500 sales and R...

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Lend Lease builds world's tallest timber apartment building
February 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction giant Lend Lease recently put the finishing touches on Forté, a 10-story apartment c...

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Tax incentive database for reflective roofs available
February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) and the Database of State Incentives for Renew...

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Residents of energy-efficient complex will reap the benefits of hydropon farm.
February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The New York City Housing Authority has opened Arbor House, a 124-unit LEED Platin...

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The new "Googleplex" will feature green roofs and common spaces.
February 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The new California "Googleplex" will be engineered to make sure no Google employee will be more t...

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A view of Loring Park, Minneapolis. Credit: Dan Wick
February 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Charlotte, Denver, and Milwaukee are among 10 U.S. cities ranked recently by the conservation org...

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To speed construction of the $110 million Capitol Hill Station light-rail statio
February 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

To speed construction of the $110 million Capitol Hill Station light-rail station in Seattle, gen...

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Renovation will expand second-floor office space.
February 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Local firm Westlake Reed Leskosky has been chosen to design renovations to the Cleveland Browns'...

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Integral bacteria make limestone when water infiltrates concrete, sealing cracks
February 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Two researchers from Delft Technical University in Holland have developed a self-healing cement t...

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This suburban Seattle Starbucks was built with shipping containers.
February 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Coffee giant Starbucks is rolling out mini-stores with maximum local flavor, as part of an intern...

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The winning proposal would create a green space in place of an existing concrete
February 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

 A proposal by atelierWHY to create a heavily wooded park on the downtown riverfront has taken fi...

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Hub airport for southeastern England would take pressure off overburdened Heathr
February 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Mayor of London has appointed Zaha Hadid Architects to help create a major new airport in sou...

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February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A group of civil engineers from around the western U.S. is developing additions to the building c...

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February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Commercial buildings have seen a drop in their energy intensity of more than 40% since 1980, acco...

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Sliced Porosity Block combines concrete and glass towers with public plazas.
February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Architect Steven Holl has released two short films describing the development of S...

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At more than 1 km, Kingdom Tower will be the world's tallest building.
February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction team chosen for world's tallest building in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

CoreNet encourages real estate execs to consider energy-efficient design.
February 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

CoreNet Global, a major international association for corporate real estate and workplace executi...

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A movable shell would create temporary exhibition/performance space for NYC.
February 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Culture Shed, a proposed 170,000-sf project for New York City's Hudson Yards development, cou...

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Atlanta's @1377 complex will feature brick cladding and stucco accents.
February 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Hines Multifamily is building @1377, a luxury complex comprising 215 "urban-style...

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Photo: Jackson Design & Remodeling (JDR); winner of a San Diego National Kitchen
February 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Gray color schemes and transitional styles are among the top trends identified by more than 300 k...

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Fast Company's Nina Mandell writes about how an early adopter of UV infection-co
February 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Fast Company's Nina Mandell writes about how an early adopter of UV infection-control robotics—St...

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Suffolk Universitys $62 million academic building gets the go-ahead
February 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Boston Redevelopment Authority board yesterday unanimously approved Suffolk University’s plan...

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Pakistan to get world's tallest tower in $45 billion deal
February 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Newly signed mega deal will fund construction of several massive developments in Karachi, includi...

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Luxury and upscale projects lead the increase in hotel construction and planning
February 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff
The $158 million student residential tower at Brandywine Realty Trusts Cira Sou
February 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Student housing has been one of the bright spots in the multifamily construction sector in recent...

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