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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.
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

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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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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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