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.
October 12, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The project will establish a center for training in a variety of security disciplines within the...

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October 11, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

With more than 25 years of experience, HDR vice president is tapped to lead firm's healthcare pro...

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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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October 10, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Conceptual designs submitted by Foster, Hadid, Koolhaas and Rogers to be on exhibit during Munici...

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October 10, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Skanska USA announced that it has been awarded an $80 million contract to construct a new Childre...

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The design for Joplin Interim High  took advantage of large openings, oversized
October 05, 2012 |

At 5:41 p.m. CDT on Sunday, May 22, 2011, an EF5 tornado touched down in Joplin, Mo. In the next...

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In addition to achieving net-zero energy use and LEED-NC Platinum certification,
October 05, 2012 |

Working with A/E firm SmithGroupJJR, DPR converted a vacant 16,533-sf one-time “adult-themed bout...

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A 1953 Allis-Chalmers bulldozer in the central atrium of the Walsh Training and
October 05, 2012 |

With its Building Team partners—architect Solomon Cordwell Buenz, structural engineer CS Associat...

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Formerly an open-air courtyard, the two-story grand lobby is now the centerpiece
October 05, 2012 |

The recent rehabilitation of 220 Water Street transforms it from a vacant manufacturing facility...

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After years of neglect, the Building Team returned the lobby of the former Hotel
October 05, 2012 |

In April 2010, the Building Team of Rule Joy Trammell + Rubio, Stanley D. Lindsey & Associate...

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A former movie house, the Allen Theatre was built in 1921 to seat more than 3,00
October 04, 2012 |

The $30 million project resulted in three new theatres in the existing 81,500-sf space and a 44,0...

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The Building Team preserved more than 65,000 glass blocks, which, if laid end to
October 04, 2012 |

Reconstruction centered on Building 91.1, a historic (1937) five-story former machine shop, with...

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Gallery forum at the Rice Fergus Miller Office & Studio, Bremerton, Wash. The Bu
October 04, 2012 |

Rice Fergus Miller bought a vacant and derelict Sears Auto and converted the 30,000 gsf space int...

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City Hall, as viewed through historic City Hall Park . Designed by architects Jo
October 04, 2012 |

New York's City Hall last received a major renovation nearly a century ago. Four years ago, a Bui...

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October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...

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The Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Fort Lupton Readiness
October 02, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Defense spending may be down somewhat, but there’s still plenty of project dollars out there if y...

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The Mirvish/Gehry design will create a new profile for the arts and entertainmen
October 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Reimagining of King Street Entertainment District supports Toronto’s cultural corridor.

Bernards broke ground on this facility earlier this year and completion is sched
October 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The new facility is a $15-million, 41,000-sf concrete structure which includes three stories of m...

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The facility combines a specialized therapy room or vault to house the TomoThe
September 28, 2012 |

By using modular construction and strategic site design, RAD Medical Systems built the first radi...

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September 24, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Reed Construction was contracted to complete the full third floor build-out which included the co...

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The new, $3.8-million, 100,000-square-foot sports complex replaced and expanded
September 24, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The complex also includes a new, one-story, multi-purpose building that serves as the main entry...

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The $65 million Westminster (Calif.) Police Department Headquarters. The 91,000-
September 20, 2012 | By Tom Klemens, PE, contributing editor

With a huge building stock at their disposal, state and local governments can be attractive clien...

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Leap, by artist Lawrence Argent, at Sacramento International Airport. A key co
September 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Ranking the leading firms in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction.

One of the mid-sized box stores aggressively expanding in urban Chicago is Calif
September 20, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Existing supply is tight everywhere and almost non-existent in the most attractive zones.

The Aquilino Cancer Center on the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital campus is slate
September 20, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The new 51,000-square-foot building will include two linear accelerator vaults for radiation equi...

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During the construction of Mountaineer Hall, 129 modules were set and sealed in
September 19, 2012 |

By using modular construction, the university was able to open a dorm a full year earlier than a...

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330 MacDougal Street, Brooklyn, NY. 85 modules forming 65 studio apartments and
September 19, 2012 |

A 65-unit supportive housing facility in Brooklyn, N.Y., was completed in record time using modul...

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Entries included a refurbished three-story supportive housing facility from a 20
September 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Judges scored building entries on a number of criteria including architectural excellence, techni...

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Classroom at Ross (Calif.) School with balanced daylighting. School districts ar
September 18, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

When educators and school administrators describe their vision for new K-12 school buildings as ‘...

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The new outer envelope of the A.J. Celebrezze Federal Building serves as a therm
September 17, 2012 | By Charles Young

An aged federal building gets wrapped in a new double wall glass skin.

The four-inch-thick Metl-Span insulated roof panels are finished in Cool Forest
September 17, 2012 | By Susan Bady, Contributing Editor

Metal roofing systems offer values such as longevity, favorable life cycle costs, and heightened...

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