The 22,000-sf, 12-bedroom Almost Home Kids facility in Peoria, Ill., provides transitional care for children with complicated health conditions. Images: Ballogg Photography

Healthcare Facilities | December 12, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its newest location is positioned as a prototype for national growth.

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Architects | December 13, 2018 |

Design firms know that just having a website and a blog aren’t enough, but social media complicates how they communic...

Record number of 'supertall' towers were completed in 2018

Citic Tower in Beijing. Rendering: KPF

High-rise Construction | December 13, 2018 | BD+C and CTBUH

Citic Tower in Beijing and Vincom Landmark 81 in Ho Chi Minh City are among 18 "supertall" skyscrapers completed this...

Glass and Glazing | December 13, 2018 | Elizabeth Cotton |

Store frontage is integral to showcasing what’s inside and, more importantly, who is inside.

Flooded neighborhood

Courtesy Pixabay

Codes and Standards | December 13, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Extensive suburban development, aging and poorly maintained infrastructure, and more intense rainfall mean more flood...

Caldera House exterior

All photos courtesy Carney Logan Burke Architects

Hotel Facilities | December 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Carney Logan Burke Architects designed the building.

Employees in green space at apple's current Austin location

Apple's current Austin location. Courtesy Apple.

Office Building Design | December 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The company will also build smaller expansions in six other U.S. cities over the next three years.

December 12, 2018 | Owens Corning

Owens Corning’s building science experts joined Canyon Insulation, Res-Com Insulation, Inc. insulation contractors an...

Rendering of the deployed Medical Motherboard from CallisonRTKL

Courtesy CallisonRTKL

Great Solutions | December 12, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

CallisonRTKL’s design combines artificial intelligence, electric vehicle technology, and the latest in medical equipm...

Codes and Standards | December 12, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Governor’s carbon neutral-by-2045 ambitions at odds with car culture.

LSB South facade exterior

All photos courtesy Kevin Scott

University Buildings | December 12, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Perkins+Will designed the facility.

The 22,000-sf, 12-bedroom Almost Home Kids facility in Peoria, Ill., provides transitional care for children with complicated health conditions. Images: Ballogg Photography

Healthcare Facilities | December 12, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its newest location is positioned as a prototype for national growth.

Courtsey Pixabay

December 11, 2018 | Arlen Solochek, FAIA

The importance of Notice in a contractual relationship cannot be overstated.

Building Team | December 11, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The two cities already had the greatest number of Amazon employees outside of Seattle.

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Codes and Standards | December 11, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Magnitude 7.0 temblor cracked roads and collapsed road ramps, but buildings held up well.

ARO's metal grid pattern

Courtesy CetraRuddy

Multifamily Housing | December 11, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

CetraRuddy designed the building.

Architects | December 10, 2018 | LS3P Foresight | Brian T. Wurst, AIA, LEED AP

Hand drawing reveals a dimension beyond those available in a CAD drawing or digital rendering.

A 38,000-sf dining hall, bookended by two residence halls with more than 1,200 beds, are under construction on the North Dartmouth, Mass., main campus of the University of Massachusetts. Image: Suffolk

University Buildings | December 10, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This is the first phase of a large construction/renovation plan for the school’s main campus.

Products and Services | December 10, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

These 6 products solved tricky problems on job sites.

Caroline Pool

Courtesy JE Dunn Construction

Mixed-Use | December 10, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

JE Dunn was the general contractor for the project and The Preston Partnership is the architect of record.

Courtesy Pixabay

Codes and Standards | December 07, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Michigan rose fastest after passing prevailing wage law.

Architects | December 07, 2018 | AIA

The Gold Medal honors an individual whose significant body of work has had a lasting influence on the theory and prac...

Healthcare Facilities | December 07, 2018 | NACLab Blog | Dan Kurtz, AIA, LEED AP, Principal

A Hybrid operating room (OR) is an OR that is outfitted with advanced imaging equipment that allows surgeons, radiolo...

Additive manufacturing heads to the jobsite

A 21-foot-long shipping container houses a mobile additive manufacturing “toolbox” that includes two Panasonic robots that can 3D print, weld, cut, and polish. The unit’s transportability to jobsites could make it ideal for producing bespoke spare parts in the field. Courtesy of Autodesk

3D Printing | December 07, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Prototype mobile 3D printing shop aims to identify additive manufacturing applications for construction jobsites.

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Payette employee aerial shot

Photo: Warren Jagger Photography

Architects | December 06, 2018 | AIA

The award recognizes a firm that has consistently produced distinguished architecture for at least 10 years.

Codes and Standards | December 06, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

North American construction steel saves about half of GHG emissions on building project.

Barrier Free Living facility exterior in Manhattan

Rendering courtesy JCJ Architecture

Multifamily Housing | December 06, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The non-profit’s new facility will provide housing and support services for survivors of domestic violence with disab...

Cutaway rendering of the lower floor of the Thrive Rec Center under construction in Lewisville, Texas, show how the building breaks down into three sections: fitness, water, and community. Image: Barker Rinker Seacat, courtesy of the city of Lewisville, Texas

Sports and Recreational Facilities | December 06, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Taxpayers and other investors accept the economic and social value in these complexes.

Multifamily Housing | December 05, 2018 | Unilock

Hubbard Place is a 44-story, 450-unit apartment community in Chicago’s River North neighborhood, an established tech...

December 05, 2018 | TAMLYN |

One third to one half of all structures have damp conditions that may encourage development of pollutants such as mol...

HouseZero is designed to test systems whose installation would improve the performance of existing buildings that currently account for two-fifths of America's annual energy usage. Image: Michael Grimm

Energy Efficiency | December 05, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Hundreds of embedded sensors will inform energy use reduction research.

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