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A rendering of a new school campus with flexible indoor-outdoor teaching spaces

A section of a rendering showing how a flexible learning village might lay out. The image comes from HMC Architects, one of the AEC firms that Los Angeles County consulted for its new design guidelines for outdoor learning.

    

K-12 Schools | June 20, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The report covers everything from funding and site prep recommendations to whether large rocks can be used as seating.

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The Weekly Show, March 25, 2021: The Just Label for AEC firms, and Perkins Eastman's Well-Platinum design studio
Architects | March 25, 2021 | BD+C Staff

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors speak with AEC industry leaders about the Just Label from the Internatio...

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Office Building Design | March 24, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building has recently topped out.

Laramie Bank Building site

Renderings courtesy Austin United Alliance

Mixed-Use | March 24, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The winning scheme was chosen from among six others.

When choosing an architectural coatings system, there are an abundance of qualities to look for. An architect or specifier desires a coating system that is sustainable and durable. Additionally, a coatings system must provide the aesthetic properties needed by the architect as well, not only at the time of initial coating, but for decades to come.

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Codes and Standards | March 24, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Firm aims to reach goal on all designs by 2030.

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Market Data | March 24, 2021 | AIA

AIA’s ABI score for February was 53.3 compared to 44.9 in January.

One Hundred Above the Park on the skyline at dusk

Photos: Sam Fentress

Multifamily Housing | March 23, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Studio Gang designed the building.

As architects design high-performing commercial buildings, supporting life safety via perimeter fire containment systems is critical. Specifying a tested, listed assembly that incorporates six essential design elements and withstands extreme testing conditions can help architects support passive life safety and optimize opportunities for egress during a commercial building fire.

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ASHRAE's new global headquarters

ASHRAE's new headquarters in Atlanta transforms a 1970s-era structure into a net-zero-energy office facility. Images: Jonathan Hillyer Photography

Energy Efficiency | March 23, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The conversion of a 1970s’-era building demonstrates how older structures can be made more efficient and sustainabl...

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Codes and Standards | March 23, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Segregated neighborhoods and car-centric cities may not adapt to the European model.

Architects | March 23, 2021 | KTGY

With a bold vision to reshape how people experience spaces, residential design firm joins forces with interior desi...

Aerial view of UC Merced's expanded campus.

UC Merced has added 11 new buildings over the past four years, during which its enrollment has increased dramatically. Images: (c) SOM/Dave Burk

Higher Education | March 22, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its new buildings are certified LEED Platinum.

Waldorf Astoria supertall tower rising above the clouds

Renderings courtesy Waldorf Astoria Miami

Multifamily Housing | March 22, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The supertall tower will include a hotel and residences.

225 South Slate Street ground level

Renderings courtesy KTGY Architecture + Planning

Mixed-Use | March 22, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KTGY Architecture + Planning is designing the project.

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Codes and Standards | March 22, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Strategy uses more targeted approach to invest in low-income areas.

Make-A-Wish South Florida

Renderings courtesy Arquitectonica

Office Building Design | March 22, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

 Arquitectonica is designing the project.

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Market Data | March 22, 2021 | AGC

Rampant cancellations augur further declines ahead.

Life of an Architect Podcast | March 22, 2021 | Bob Borson, FAIA

For some architects, being on the jobsite is a vital part of their work process, while for others, they see jobsite...

New data center in Itasca, Ill., near Chicago

NTT Global Data Centers Americas' newest data center, located on a 19-acre campus in Itasca, Ill., will have two buildings and 72 MW server capacity. Images: NTT

Data Centers | March 20, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Two new facilities opened last month, with several others under construction.

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Codes and Standards | March 19, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Existing stations will not be allowed to add more pumps.

1500 Granville exterior at dusk

Photos courtesy Suffolk

Multifamily Housing | March 18, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects designed the project.

PFFtag platooning

Photos: PFF

Great Solutions | March 18, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

New proof-of-concept from Piaggio Fast Forward and Trimble enables robots and machines to follow humans.

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Codes and Standards | March 18, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Rising materials costs and supply shortages threaten economic recovery, housing starts.

David Barista, Editorial Director, Building Design+Construction, The Weekly show for March 18, 2021
Retail Centers | March 18, 2021 | BD+C Staff

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors speak with AEC industry leaders about the future of gas station...

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Market Data | March 18, 2021 | U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Concerns about finding skilled workers, material costs, and steel tariffs linger.

CDRLC exterior during the day

Renderings courtesy LMN Architects

University Buildings | March 17, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LMN Architects in collaboration with Booth Hansen is designing the project.

Sable at Navy Pier exterior against the city

All photos: Mike Schwartz

Hotel Facilities | March 16, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KOO designed the project.

Contractors | March 16, 2021 | Autodesk

Despite forecasted drop in non-residential spending for 2021, real-time bidding data from BuildingConnected suggest...

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Codes and Standards | March 16, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Proposed Bay State mandate modeled on California’s.

Facebook's data center in Newton, Ga., which it plans to expand

A rendering of Facebook's data center in Newton, Ga., that includes a planned second phase that will add 1.5 million sf. Image: Facebook

Data Centers | March 16, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new white paper explores revenue-enhancing ways for data centers to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

Perkins Eastman, headquartered in New York with offices around the world, and Pfeiffer, with offices in Los Angeles and New York, have announced the merger of the two legacy firms.

Architects | March 16, 2021 | PERKINS EASTMAN
Perkins&Will studio from the exterior

All photos: Garrett Rowland

Office Building Design | March 16, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The studio supports hybrid work models with agile layouts and integrated broadcast technologies.

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