Projects

Commercial construction projects
Vilnius Beacon, Daniel Libeskind
January 15, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Perched on the highest peak between Vilnius' historic quarter and downtown, the Vilnius Beacon wi...

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January 07, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Converting the Astrodome to an urban farm and public park is one of the proposals on the table in...

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A white wavy faade would distinguish a renovated Miami Convention Center. The c

A white wavy faade would distinguish a renovated Miami Convention Center. The citys commissioners have named Fentress Architec

October 28, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The city of Miami has awarded an $11 million contract for its on-again, off-again convention cent...

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Drawing inspiration from traditional temple architecture, a monolithic box will

Drawing inspiration from traditional temple architecture, a monolithic box will be perched atop blocks of stone, accompanied by

August 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Museo Maya de América in Guatemala City will be the world’s largest museum of Mayan history a...

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Renderings courtesy of BIG

Renderings courtesy of BIG

August 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Bjarke Ingels’ firm is looking to improve the 1960s-designed Givskund Zoo in Denmark by giving th...

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In May, Facebook broke ground on an expansion to its data center campus in Lule

In May, Facebook broke ground on an expansion to its data center campus in Lule, Sweden. Using a new prefab construction proces

August 04, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Less than a year after opening its ultra-green, hydropowered data center facility in Luleå, Swede...

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July 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Students at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences designed a solar panel that can double a...

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July 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The concept behind the research is to slice the stalk of bamboo grass into smaller pieces to bond...

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All renderings courtesy Penda

All renderings courtesy Penda

July 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Beijing-based design cooperative Penda designed a bamboo hotel that can easily expand vertically...

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Renderings courtesy of Forster + Partners

Renderings courtesy of Forster + Partners

July 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The London-based firm unveiled plans for the Russian Copper Company's headquarters in Yekaterinbu...

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Renderings courtesy of Studio Gang Architects

Renderings courtesy of Studio Gang Architects

July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Chicago architect Jeanne Gang has designed a 40-story residential building in San Francisco that...

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July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Kite Bricks proposes a more efficient way of building with its newly developed Smart Bricks syste...

June 11, 2014

A new development in New York's historic Sugar Hill district nears completion, designed to be an...

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Sydney's new Goods Line will be built in two stages, the first of which is set t

Sydney's new Goods Line will be built in two stages, the first of which is set to be completed in November 2014. All renderings:

March 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 500-meter-long park will feature bike paths, study pods, and outdoor workspaces.

nbbj, computational design
January 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff 

In an ideal world, every office employee would have a beautiful view from his or her desk. While...

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Central components to the plan include the addition of meeting, research, and te

Central components to the plan include the addition of meeting, research, and teaching venues, as well as facilities that do not

January 29, 2014 | University of Notre Dame

The $400 million Campus Crossroads Project will add more than 750,000 sf of academic, student lif...

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Kingdom Tower, set to become the worlds next-tallest building at 1,000 meters,

Kingdom Tower, set to become the worlds next-tallest building at 1,000 meters, broke ground in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in 2013.

January 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff and CTBUH

Experts from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat release their 2014 construction fore...

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At 1,166 feet, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai Tower 2 was the tallest build

At 1,166 feet, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai Tower 2 was the tallest building completed in 2013. Photo: JW Marriott

January 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Last year was the second-busiest ever in terms of 200-meter-plus building completions, with 73 to...

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Essex Crossing marks the redevelopment of a long-vacant six-acre parcel on New Y

Essex Crossing marks the redevelopment of a long-vacant six-acre parcel on New York City's Lower East Side. Images courtesy SHoP.

September 23, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A six-acre parcel on the Lower East Side of New York City, vacant since tenements were torn down...

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Sprout Space, a modular template designed by Perkins+Will, is a high-performance

Sprout Space, a modular template designed by Perkins+Will, is a high-performance, customizable solution, bringing K-12 modular design to the next level and attracting interest from school officials.

August 30, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

With budget, space needs, and speed-to-market pressures bearing down on school districts, modular...

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The design and construction of the hospitals 42-foot-high, 60,000-sf mechanical

The design and construction of the hospitals 42-foot-high, 60,000-sf mechanical floor was coordinated using BIM/VDC. All MEP subcontractors were co-located with the construction management team during the project in a highly collaborative environment. When clashes or other issues arose, the entire team would gather and come up with a workable solution.

May 01, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for the 23-story Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago implements an integrated...

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Charles David Keeling Apartments, La Jolla, Calif., by KieranTimberlake. Photo:

Charles David Keeling Apartments, La Jolla, Calif., by KieranTimberlake. Photo: Tim Griffith

April 23, 2013 | AIA

The AIA's Committee on the Environment selected its top ten examples of sustainable architecture...

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April 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill's whimsical Dancing Dragons tower in Seoul is among the compelling h...

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Photo: KSL 5 News, Utah

April 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction crews are going to extremes to save the ornate brick façade of the Provo (Utah) Tabe...

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April 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these...

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April 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Seattle's Beacon Food Forest project is transforming a seven-acre lot in the city’s Beacon Hill n...

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The bookless Digital Library at UNO Galewood Charter School, one of 13 UNO charters serving Chicagos Hispanic community. Students sit at genius bars and use tablets and mobile devices to do their work. UNO wanted to break the mold of what a library is, says Patricia Saldaa Natke, Principal in Charge at UrbanWorks, Ltd., the schools designer. Christopher Barrett Photography

April 10, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Charter schools are growing like Topsy. But don’t jump on board unless you know what you’re getti...

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Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace

Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replaces a branch library building formerly located on the site. Its net-zero energy and carbon-neutral design scheme was crucial to getting the $5.5 million, 9,500-sf replacement project approved by the city board.

March 27, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...

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Single-glazed storefronts in the student center at Californias West Valley College were replaced with aluminum-framed, thermally broken windows from NanaWall in a bronze finish that emulates the look of the original building. Photo: NanaWall Systems Inc.

March 20, 2013 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Single-glazed storefronts in the student center at California’s West Valley College were replaced...

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Green roofs will be a hallmark of Samsung's Silicon Valley complex.

Green roofs will be a hallmark of Samsung's Silicon Valley complex.

February 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Samsung Electronics' new 1.1 million sf San Jose campus will support at least 2,500 sales and R...

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