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.
According to a Ponemon Institute study, an outage can cost an organization an av
March 21, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Technologies and best practices provide path for better preparation.

The 25,493-sf Emergency Department at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa was built
March 21, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

New Emergency Department features a "racetrack" design with a central nurses' station encircled b...

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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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Photovoltaic panels atop the Knight Management Center at the Stanford Graduate S
March 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The 360,000-sf facility underscores what is taught in many of the school’s electives such as Envi...

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March 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Traditional office space being transformed into a modern work environment, complete with private...

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The new Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie facility will be organized within a
March 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachiewill incorporate advanced technology including telemedicine, d...

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One Plantation wil have one-, two- and three-bedroom residences, as well as a 15
March 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Stiles Construction is building the residential complex, which is one of Broward County’s first m...

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The repair was not proposed as a permanent solution to the building's flaws, but
March 16, 2012 | By Tim O'Reiley, Las Vegas Review-Journal

By contrast, CityCenter half-owner and developer MGM Resorts International determined last year t...

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Developers of the Collection at RiverPark in Oxnard, Calif., decided to restart
March 16, 2012 | By Roger Vincent, Los Angeles Times

Stalled since 2009, developers of the Collection at RiverPark decided to restart construction on...

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The Stego Wrap vapor barrier has been submitted to the HPD Working Group a volun
March 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Vapor barrier manufacturer strives to provide better green choices to designers and builders.

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Contractors want to preserve the Harmon as possibly the world's largest trial ex
March 14, 2012 | By Tim O'Reiley, Las Vegas Review-Journal

The testimony began with CityCenter consulting engineer Chukwuma Ekwueme methodically showing pho...

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The revised design keeps the obelisk form of the original with enclosed space gi
March 14, 2012 | By the San Francisco Chronicle

The glassy white high-rise would be 60 stories and 1,070 feet tall with an entrance at First and...

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March 14, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Building will house research into personalized, gene-based cancer screening and treatment.

The warp-speed construction is a startling illustration of the building boom in
March 13, 2012 | By Jonathan Kaiman, Los Angeles Times

A 30-story hotel in Changsha went up in two weeks. Some question the safety in that, but the buil...

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Today, just 24% of the respondents reported that the average space per office wo
March 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The average for all companies for square feet per worker in 2017 will be 151 sf, compared to 176...

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March 12, 2012 | By BASF

Retrofitting our existing commercial buildings is one of the key steps to overcoming the economic...

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The CornellNYC Tech campus, which will house the Technion-Cornell Innovation Ins
March 07, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Each of the firms will be asked to assemble a team of consultants and prepare for an interview to...

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The Firestone BP iPad app offers building owners, facility managers, contractors
March 07, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Free app provides a preview of Firestone’s Roots to Rooftop Building Envelope Solution with an ov...

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The 6,000-square-foot Minnesota Fallen Firefighters Memorial incorporates severa
March 07, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The bronze, figurative sculpture of a firefighter rescuing a child, which is currently on display...

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The CLC at Danville consists of two 7,500 sf buildingsnamed Freedom House and L
March 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Residences at VA Danville to provide community-centered housing for military veterans.

Site constraints led to the configuration of the building as a continuous ribbon
March 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The second phase of the project, which includes the academic buildings and the lacrosse and footb...

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Working in partnership, Gensler and Skender Construction have recently completed
March 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Construction was completed by Skender in just 12 weeks.

JJCs Facility Services Building is part of a $220 million master plan aimed at
March 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

With construction managed by Gilbane Building Company, Joliet Junior College’s Facility Services...

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The new Philadelphia Family Courthouse for the Pennsylvania Department of Genera
March 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Construction is underway for the Pennsylvania Department of General Services’ 510,000-sf facility...

Sean ODonnell AIA, LEED AP
March 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

O’Donnell will continue the leadership and tradition of creative design established by firm Chair...

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March 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Cincinnati fire station achieves LEED Gold certification.

Total design, construction and fit-out for the building addition will generate 1
March 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The building has been designed by SaylorGregg Architects and will apply for LEED Silver certifica...

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The buildings rugged history of service is captured in the reused building mate
March 01, 2012 | By Leslie Streicher, Associate Editor

The reconstruction of a near-century-old derelict public works facility in Minneapolis earns LEED...

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March 01, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Aragon constructed the space in partnership with Milo Kleinberg Design Associates, (MKDA) and the...

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Bomel Construction Co. and IPD designed and built two adjoining garages, a socce
March 01, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The $24-million facility, which fits into a canyon setting on the university’s East Campus, inclu...

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Plans for the residential floors convert the space from double loaded corridors
March 01, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Withee Malcolm Architects’ designs for the project include the complete renovation of the Dunbar...

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