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.
Steven Stainbrook, AICP
November 28, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Stainbrook has 16 years of experience as a strategic planner and urban designer working on comple...

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Exterior features include brick, stone and flat-seam metal panels, a slate-shing
November 20, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Juniper Hall is on track for LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

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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Cambridge Lakes Learning Center
November 19, 2012 |

In Pingree Grove, Ill., DRH Cambridge Homes selects modular construction for the creation of the...

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November 13, 2012 | By Robert Cassidy

We'd like your input - recent projects, photo/s, renderings, and expert insight - on an important...

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November 13, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

USGBC recognizes excellence in the green residential building community at its Greenbuild Confere...

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A ceiling-high stone fireplace framed by rustic wooden logs was created by artis
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Hotel boom signals good news for greener lodging facilities

The 15,000-sf 911 facility in Morris, Ill., designed and built by Wight & Co. fo
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Public sector remains a bastion of sustainability

The Edwin and Nancy Van Brunt Central Energy Plant, which powers the entire 34-a
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Green medical facilities extend beyond hospital walls

The LEED Platinum-rated Panama Commons, in Panama City, Fla., is a community of
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Sustainably designed apartments are apples of developers’ eyes

College Park Elementary School, Virginia Beach, Va., has an integrated wetland g
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

High-performance schools put ‘sustainability’ in the lesson plan

The new signature tower in Shunde will be the tallest structure in the area, at
November 06, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

200-meter-tall building will be located between Guangzhou and Hong Kong.

Final rendering of the new steel processing facility for Kloeckner Metals.
November 05, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The construction will take place on a 16-acre greenfield site at ThyssenKrupp Industrial Park in...

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Georgia Techs Engineered Biosystems Building will provide 200,000 sf of researc
November 01, 2012 | By Robert Cassidy

Design firms deliver gold, platinum, even net-zero projects

The Millersville University housing, which will be designed in phases, will repl
October 30, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Projects recognize the architecture firm’s expertise on a nationwide basis.

Before (left) and after (right)
October 26, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The Building Team selected Centria's Formawall Dimension Series to help achieve the retrofit proj...

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BIM Article December 2011 BD+C
October 25, 2012 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

Two innovations—program manager Gafcon’s SharePoint360 project management platform and a new BIM...

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BIM: Not Just for New Buildings
October 25, 2012 | By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editor

Ohio State University Medical Center is converting 55 Medical Center buildings from AutoCAD to BI...

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October 25, 2012 | By John Tocci, Jr.

Lessons for the AEC industry.

October 24, 2012 |

Architecture firms NELSON and H2L2 have combined operations, adding H2L2’s higher education and i...

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The historic naval facility at NAS Pensacola, Fla., required extensive renovatio
October 24, 2012 |

The Building Team, led by local firms Caldwell Associates Architects and Greenhut Construction, h...

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Exterior metal wall panels help create a dramatic and influential aesthetic.
October 24, 2012 |

Designers for the building aimed to create a positive environment for patients and visitors, and...

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October 23, 2012 |

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., a California construction firm, broke ground on the Solar Ener...

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SuperLite II-XL 120 fire resistive glazing
October 22, 2012 |

New school’s south-facing elevation features a glazed aluminum curtain wall that incorporates PPG...

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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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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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