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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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Coronavirus | May 06, 2020 | Alan Pullman, AIA, and Shannon Heffernan, AICP, Studio One Eleven

Cities and communities will need to adjust public space to allow customers back in with distancing in mind.

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Shawmut Design and Construction has introduced a robust infection control plan for its jobsites, complete with employee monitoring protocols and technology. Image: Shawmut

   

Coronavirus | May 06, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A leading construction manager and installer certification alliance share their insights.

Market Data | May 06, 2020 | BD+C Editors

5 questions engineers will ask after COVID-19 and coronavirus threatens push for denser housing.

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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Engineers | May 06, 2020 | Cannon Design Blog | Keith Hammelman, PE

What will be the new normal in the post-COVID-19 world and to what extent will the way we interact with the built e...

Contractors framing

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Codes and Standards | May 06, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Staggered start times, rigorous tool cleaning, virtual training among the strategies.

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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Lobby of Arbor Terrace at Fulton (Md.), designed by BCT Architects

Lobby of the 86-unit assisted living/memory care community Arbor Terrace at Fulton (Md.), designed by BCT Architects. Photo: Green Sofa Productions

Senior Living Design | May 05, 2020 | BY PAT CURRY, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR

Communities in California, Colorado, Florida, Maryland, and Virginia display excellence in memory care facility dev...

Hotel rooftop amenities: Ideas for converting idle rooftop spaces [video]
Hotel Facilities | May 05, 2020 | Base4

From fire pits to infinity pools to urban gardens, hotel design experts with Base4 offer smart ideas for making the...

Market Data | May 05, 2020 | BD+C Editors

A new temporary hospital pops up in N.J., and apartment firms' reactivation plans begin to take shape.

BNBMC Temporary Hospital with contractors

All photos courtesy Holt Construction

Healthcare Facilities | May 05, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is located in Paramus, N.J.

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Codes and Standards | May 05, 2020 |

New model building code nearly finalized.

Coronavirus | May 05, 2020 | SmithGroup Perspectives blog | Erin Miller

We can use this moment as a test-case to build greater flexibility into how we pursue, win and deliver capital proj...

Market Data | May 04, 2020 | BD+C Editors

How working from home is influencing design and is this the end of the open office?

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Market Data | May 04, 2020 | Lodging Econometrics

Nationally, under construction project counts hit a new all-time high with 1,819 projects with 243,100 rooms.

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Codes and Standards | May 04, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Now includes private projects with 30% or more of public subsidies.

May 04, 2020 | CallisonRTKL blog | Anne Dullaghan

The lessons learned in the next few months can help shape how we work and design in the future. For now, remote wor...

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Shay Lam, TPG Architecture's Studio Creative Director, says his firm is advising its hospitality clients to methodically make changes to their designs and offerings that reasssure returning guests that the property is safe.  Image: TPG Architecture

Coronavirus | May 04, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

TPG Architecture recommends post-coronavirus changes in three stages.

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Market Data | May 01, 2020 | AGC

Group warns loan threats are hurting relief program.

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

DLR Group completes LA Memorial Coliseum renovation and over 50% of department stores in malls predicted to close b...

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

Agency clarifies responsibility for contractors, others.

All photos ©Lawrence Anderson, courtesy of DLR Group.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | May 01, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The work finished prior to the 2019 USC season.

Gilbane's Supply Chain update cautions that products shipped from certain countries are being held up because of the COVID-19 situation. Image: Gilbane Building Products

   

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

Imported products seem more susceptible to delays

Market Data | April 30, 2020 | BD+C Editors

College programs help prepare students for careers in the construction industry and a national movement to cancel M...

Hourgian Construction and VT students

Hourigan Construction is among the GC firms that give students and faculty at Virginia Tech a taste of real-world experience. Courtesy Virginia Tech.

Movers+Shapers | April 30, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Universities with AEC programs hone their curricula and research to prepare students to hit the ground running in t...

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Market Data | April 30, 2020 | Lodging Econometrics

Many open or temporarily closed hotels have already begun or are in the planning stages of renovating and repositio...

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Codes and Standards | April 29, 2020 |

Dept. of Buildings has issued more than 100 violations and stop-work orders.

Market Data | April 29, 2020 | BD+C Editors

A new Human performance Center and Construction employment declines in 99 metro areas.

DSU Human Performance Center exterior

All photos courtesy Hastings+Chivetta

University Buildings | April 29, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Hastings+Chivetta designed the project.

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Market Data | April 29, 2020 | AGC

Industry officials call for new state and federal funding to add jobs.

April 28, 2020 | Future Built by Skender | Clay Edwards, EVP and Partner, and Ben Stocker, Construction Technologist, Skender, Chicago

Yesterday’s toys have become today’s tools.

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