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Photo: Adohi Hall at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, designed by Boston-based Leers Weinzapfel Associates.

Photo: Adohi Hall at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, designed by Boston-based Leers Weinzapfel Associates.

    

Wood | May 14, 2021 | David Barista, Editorial Director

An architect who has worked on some of the nation's largest and most significant mass timber construction projects shares his thoughts on the latest design trends and innovations in mass timber.

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Codes and Standards | March 02, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Also increases on-site solar photovoltaics, reduces envelope heat loss, air leakage, and interior lighting power al...

ReefLine stair sculpture

All renderings courtesy OMA

Architects | March 01, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will be completed in several phases.

Tom Trenolone, FAIA, LEED AP, Design Director at HDR, a Building Design+Construction "40 Under 40" Honoree (2007), is one of 102 new Fellows of the AIA.

Architects | March 01, 2021 | AIA

AIA fellowship recognizes significant contributions to the profession of architecture and society.

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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Moise Safra Center stone fins exterior

All photos: James Ewing

Cultural Facilities | March 01, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will act as a second home for the Jewish community it serves.

1234 Kingshighway exterior

Photo: KWK Architects

Office Building Design | February 26, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project’s first two phases have been completed with the third and final phase under way.

Huntsville Courthouse front facade

Renderings courtesy Fentress Architects

Government Buildings | February 26, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Fentress Architects is designing the facility in collaboration with Studio Scarab Architecture Interiors Planning a...

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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Anonymous Hall south facade

All photos: Albert Vecerka

University Buildings | February 26, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Leers Weinzapfel Associates designed the project.

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February 25, 2021 | NBBJ’s nbbX blog | Margaret Montgomery, Principal / Sustainable Design Leader, NBBJ

Eleven strategies to reduce energy use and increase wellbeing.

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Codes and Standards | February 25, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Lower demand for petroleum products means less asphalt production.

The Weekly show, Feb 25, 2021: When healthcare designers become patients, and machine learning for building design
Healthcare Facilities | February 25, 2021 | BD+C STAFF

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors speak with AEC industry leaders from BK Facility Consulting, cove.tool,...

Fifth + Broadway aerial at night

Images courtesy Gresham Smith

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

Gresham Smith is serving as architect-of-record for the entire project and is part of the design team with Pappageo...

Medline's new call center in Dubuque, Iowa

A 130,000-sf call center in Dubuque, Iowa, will support Medline Industries' core businesses, which now include making face masks. Image Charlie Mayer Photography

   

Coronavirus | February 24, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A medical supply house’s new call center and a vaccination module that can handle more patients faster are among th...

The Grand, a mixed-use project in Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles has $3 billion in new construction projects under development, including The Grand, a mixed-used 1.2-million-sf public-private partnership that Related Cos. is developing, according to a new report from the Downtown Center Business Improvement District.  However, JLL's latest Construction Forecast predicts a slow recovery in construction spending nationwide. Image: Related Companies

Market Data | February 24, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Predicts second-half improvement toward normalization next year.

410 North Rossmore exterior

All renderings courtesy Domos Coliving

Adaptive Reuse | February 24, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects is designing the project.

The design for Normandie creates opportunities for residents to connect with nature and their neighbors. Courtesy LPA Inc.

The design for Normandie creates opportunities for residents to connect with nature and their neighbors. Courtesy LPA Inc.

   

Multifamily Housing | February 23, 2021 | LPA Blog |

The mainstreaming of modular construction offers a cost-effective and creative solution to develop new types of urb...

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

Four courses address COVID-19.

Buddy Holly Hall exterior

All photos: Casey Dunn

Performing Arts Centers | February 23, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Diamond Schmitt designed the project, which is named for Lubbock native Buddy Holly.

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Market Data | February 23, 2021 | AIA

AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for January was 44.9 compared to 42.3 in December.

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

Includes flush calculations to reduce time and energy to clear contaminants between occupancy periods.

Populous-designed performance venue

All renderings courtesy Populous.

Events Facilities | February 23, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The venue will host events ranging from music and entertainment to eSports competitions.

Education Facility | February 22, 2021 | LS3P Foresight | Lisa Pinyan, IIDA, ASID, LEED AP

A vibrant, modern Learning Commons can draw students in and make learning fun.

Longwood Gardens reimagined aerial

All rednerings courtesy Weiss/Manfredi

Events Facilities | February 22, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will transform 17 acres of the core conservatory area.

Chicopee mixed-use project river view

Images: PCA

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

Paul A. Castrucci Architects is designing the project.

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

Includes backup power for resident and staff “area of refuge”.

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

We have all heard the phrase “Better, Faster, Cheaper, you can have any 2.” Is it actually true? Yes, of course, it...

2021 Amenities survey

Early returns show many multifamily developers, owners, architects, and contractors adjusting their amenities to deal with the impact of the pandemic on property occupiers.

Multifamily Housing | February 21, 2021 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EDITOR, MULTIFAMILY DESIGN+CONSTRUCTION

Survey of multifamily developers, owners, architects, and contractors shows many adjusting their amenities to deal...

Mason Square Apartments exterior

Photos: Diamond Windows and Doors, courtesy Technoform

Multifamily Housing | February 19, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Architectural Team designed the project.

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Biophilic Design | February 19, 2021 | LIGHTGLASS

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Contractors | February 19, 2021 | AGC

Offering undocumented immigrants a path to legal status will put an end to unfair competition and labor exploitatio...

Office Building Design | February 18, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

NBBJ is designing the project.

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