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.
January 23, 2013 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Named in honor of jazz artist Ella Fitzgerald, Ella at Encore is the first building to r...

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Photos by Dave Huh, courtesy of Dewberry
January 22, 2013 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The Virginia State Police begins driver training at a new $27.4 million complex near Fort Pickett...

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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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January 18, 2013 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships is expected to open in 2014

The form of the Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM)-designed Zhengzhou Greenland
January 16, 2013 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The 2.59-million-square-feet building houses a mixed-use program of offices on its lower floors a...

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To maximize daylight and views for the children, alternating windows of the firs
January 03, 2013 | By Laurie Petersen, Contributing Editor

A bold renovation enables a small church to expand its mission on a grand scale.

Dana Strand Senior Apartments, a 100-unit New Urbanism complex in Los Angeles, d
January 03, 2013 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The ranks of those age 65 and older are swelling by the thousands every day. Is there an opportun...

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The only freestanding dining facility on the main University of Houston campus,
January 02, 2013 | By Sue Bady, Contributing Editor

Colleges and universities are building state-of-the-art student unions, dining halls, and other n...

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December 10, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Designers of the Kaohsiung World Games Main Stadium in Gaoxiong, Taiwan, powered by almost 9,000...

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The Yale School of Medicine West Campus, WB-24 Laboratory, New Haven, Conn., a r
December 10, 2012 | By Jay M. Brotman, AIA, and Robert Skolozdra, AIA, LEED AP

To earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units, study the article carefully and take the exam.

Douglas Durst
December 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Douglas Durst on the practicalities of development: “You must think about a building from the ins...

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December 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Greenbuild attendees share their thoughts with BD+C on the SAGE modular classroom.

The classrooms exterior cladding consisted of fiber cement boards of varying co
December 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

SAGE modular classroom opens eyes, minds at Greenbuild 2012.

December 09, 2012 | By Robert Cassidy

Most economists say the U.S. is slowly emerging from the Great Recession, a view that was confirm...

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Sections of turf are creating grassy oases of calm in the lobbies of Cornell Uni
December 06, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Potted plants and comfortable chairs are placed around the grass, encouraging students to lounge...

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Old Colonys redevelopment is designed to include extensive green building and e
December 06, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Project team breaks ground on South Boston public housing project designed for energy efficiency....

Bernards broke ground in June 2011 on the phased project, which is scheduled for
December 05, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Designed by BCA Architects, the $76 million, 220,000-ft project encompasses a total of nine build...

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Terry McIntyre
December 05, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

McIntyre will be tasked with expanding existing client relationships and creating new partnership...

The cottages are registered with the U.S. Green Building Council with the goals
December 05, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Environmental sustainability and easy campus connection were also priorities for expansion of Ken...

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Matt Wagner
December 04, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Wagner comes to Ghafari from Walter P Moore, where he served as a principal, chaired the construc...

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The City of Gainesvilles new $33 million Regional Transit System is funded by f
December 04, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The 140,000-sf facility will include dispatch, administrative and maintenance facilities.

The LEED Platinum, net-zero-ready campus police substation at Miramar College, a
November 29, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

More and more colleges and universities see sustainainably designed buildings as a given

Gran Patio Santa Fe
November 28, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Project reaching construction milestone, offering national model for urban development in Mexico....

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.

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

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