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At UC San Diego Medical Center, CallisonRTKL designed a teaching facility that offers medical simulation training. It includes several design elements that combat infection control, such rounded corners, stepped ceilings, and encased light fixtures for easier cleaning, as well as solid surfaces with chemically bonded seams to remove gaps and cracks. Photo: Brian Henniker


Coronavirus | July 01, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor  

Caught off guard by COVID-19, healthcare systems take stock of the capacity and preparedness.

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Market Data | June 02, 2020 | BD+C Editors

New Luxembourg office complex breaks ground and nonresidential construction spending falls.

University Buildings | June 02, 2020 | Clark Nexsen Blog | Matt Pearson

COVID-19 hasn’t just upended healthcare delivery, the workplace, and all levels of education – the economic toll is...

Market Data | June 01, 2020 | ABC

Of the 16 subcategories, 13 were down on a monthly basis.

A much-needed addition to a popular Pittsburgh museum. A new, cutting-edge medical facility in Asheville, North Carolina. What do they have in common? Exterior wall building products from CENTRIA that deliver the goods on both function and design.


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ICONE interior space

All images courtesy Foster + Partners

Office Building Design | June 01, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Foster + Partners designed the building.

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Codes and Standards | June 01, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Buildings should have fall protection and restraint provisions for those who go on roofs.

Market Data | June 01, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Energy storage as an amenity and an entry-point for wellness screening everywhere.

Get inspired! Brick’s adaptability has made it the premier building material for centuries even as styles come and go. Nothing says “classic” like brick, but nothing says “innovative” like brick either. Check out some examples of how fired clay brick remains a major presence in the 21st Century designer’s palette.

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WorkWell is made up up prefabricated components, and the building takes between six and nine weeks to be constructed and operational. Images: Leo A Daly and Turner Construction

Coronavirus | May 30, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Modular WorkWell™ ecosystem can process up to 40 people per minute.

Black & Veatch, DPR, Haskell, McCarthy launch COVID-19 construction safety coalition

Image courtesy DPR Construction


Coronavirus | May 29, 2020 | NEXT Coalition

The NEXT Coalition will challenge engineering and construction firms to enhance health and safety amid the Coronavi...

Aerial view of soleil lofts with solar panels

All renderings courtesy Soleil Lofts

Multifamily Housing | May 29, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Each battery is linked to an on-site solar panel array.

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Codes and Standards | May 29, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Streamlined sustainable design and construction process included.

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Market Data | May 29, 2020 | AGC

Construction official urges senate and White House to quickly pass and sign into law the Paycheck Protection Progra...

Market Data | May 28, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Using lighting IoT data to inform a safer office reentry strategy and Ghafari joins forces with Eview 360.

A new report, based on responses from more than 40,000 employees worldwide, found that companies struggle to sustain their corporate cultures when many of their associates are working remotely. Images: Cushman & Wakefield


Coronavirus | May 28, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The office, now part of a larger workplace ecosystem, still reinforces employees’ connections with their companies....

May 28, 2020 | Stantec Blog | Rachel Fitzgerald and Vannessa Pederson

Your lighting-controls system can provide you with the right data to inform a smarter, safer strategy for reenterin...

May 28, 2020 | Star Building Systems |

The Thelma C was built in 1965 for the original owner, Ken Cristoffersen, by Commercial Marine in Seattle, Washingt...

Architects | May 28, 2020 | Ghafari Associates

Global architecture + engineering firm announces investment in experiential design agency.

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Codes and Standards | May 28, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Includes emergency guidance and upgrades to the LEED green building program.

Boingo’s Ground Control enables multifamily properties to manage community-wide Wi-Fi securely, timely, profitably from any remote location
Multifamily Housing | May 27, 2020 | Boingo: Where Connectivity Meets Community |

Boingo’s Ground Control enables multifamily properties to manage community-wide Wi-Fi securely, timely, profitably...

Market Data | May 27, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Biophilic design on the High Line and the office market could be a COVID-19 casualty.

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Codes and Standards | May 27, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

As companies get used to work at home, post-pandemic office market could collapse.

GrizForm Design Architects designed the 2,007-sf Legal Sea Bar, which opened in Washington D.C.'s Union Station two years ago. As restaurants reopen, they are rethinking such matters as whether bar stools need to be spaced out more. Image: GrizForm Design Architects

Coronavirus | May 27, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Three design firms share their takes on what will make customers more comfortable about returning.

512 West 22nd Street roof terrace

All photos: Bruce Damonte

Office Building Design | May 27, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

COOKFOX Architects designed the project.

Market Data | May 26, 2020 | BD+C Editors

AIA's COTE Top Ten Awards and OSHA now requires employers to track COVID-19 cases.

Majority of multifamily developers still face construction delays, says NMHC

The majority of multifamily developers (53%) said they're still facing construction delays due to the coronavirus pandemic, says the NMHC.



More than half (53%) of multifamily developer respondents reported construction delays in the jurisdictions where t...

Life of an Architect Podcast | May 26, 2020 | Bob Borson, FAIA

We have a special guest, Marlon Blackwell, FAIA, on the podcast. If you are not intimately familiar with his work,...

Virtual meeting presentation by Mike Aziz

The author, Mike Aziz, AIA, presented this slide via vimeo as part of a virtual public meeting.


Coronavirus | May 26, 2020 | MIKE AZIZ, AIA, LEED AP

Mike Aziz, AIA, presents 9 tips for mastering virtual public meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Codes and Standards | May 26, 2020 | Peter, Fabris, Contributing Editor

Cabinets, appliances, lighting, and lumber diverted from landfills to be repurposed.

Steel Construction and Products | May 26, 2020 | AISC

An innovative cantilevered pedestrian bridge and elevated park concept by Rosannah Harding and Matthew Ostrow of Ha...

Marine Education Center at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

Marine Education Center at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, Mississippi | Lake|Flato Architects in association with Unabridged Architecture

Architects | May 26, 2020 | AIA

Projects integrate high design with advanced performance in ten key areas.

Market Data | May 26, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Apple's new Austin hotel and is CLT really a green solution?

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