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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 Pappageorge Haymes and Gensler.

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December 01, 2000 | By Gordon Wright, Senior Editor

The process of designing and constructing a building is markedly different from that of manufacturing a product. But...

January 01, 2009 |

Associate, project designer Westlake Reed Leskosky, Cleveland EDUCATION BS, BArch, Kent State University MArch, Harva...

January 01, 2009 |

Associate principal WDG Architecture, Washington, D.C. EDUCATION BArch, BS, Kent State University PROFESSIONAL CREDEN...

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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March 01, 2004 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

Every architect, possibly anyone who has ever put brick to mortar, has dreamed of being given a completely unencumber...

July 01, 2007 | Jim Haughey, Director, Research and Analytics, Reed Construction Data

The commercial market has been expanding steadily for three years, in pace with the overall economy, and will continu...

August 01, 2009 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief; Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor; Dave Barista, Managing Editor; and Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

27. Next-Generation Green Roofs Sprout up in New York New York is not particularly known for its green roofs, but two...

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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January 01, 2001 | By Morgan Luciana Danner, Production Editor

Arthur Andersen Worldwide had a problem. It needed more space than was offered at its existing building at Arthur And...

March 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Laboratories are the third-most energy-intensive building type. A single fume hood can consume as much energy as thre...

October 01, 2008 | By Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

Gothic architecture is so ingrained in Princeton University's heritage that the architects and engineers of New York...

October 01, 2001 | By Mindi Zissman, Assistant Editor

What's old is new again. Building Design & Construction's 18th Annual Reconstruction Project Awards provide furth...

September 01, 2007 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Few people would have taken a look at a century-old cigar box factory with crumbling masonry and rotted wood beams an...

June 01, 2003 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Designers of an 11-story Seattle office building received an apparently contradictory message when they first discuss...

October 01, 2006 | Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Through a unique partnership between a public media organization and a performing arts/education entity, a historic b...

August 01, 2004 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Fewer libraries were constructed last year than in any year since 1985. But while the total number, 226 — 195 public...

May 01, 2007 | Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

Since its founding in 1945 by John D. and Will A. Cannon, Cannon Design (originally known as Cannon Corporation) has...

January 01, 2002 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Today's buildings are more transparent than ever. Advancements in glazing technology have allowed designers to open u...

January 01, 2009 |

VP, project principal Stanley Consultants, Muscatine, Iowa EDUCATION BSArch, University of Illinois MArch, MIT PROFES...

February 01, 2006 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

Think about this: If you were asked to identify the one building type that needed the highest-quality indoor air, the...

March 01, 2007 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

U.S. corporations often underestimate the importance workplace design and layout has on their employees, and as a res...

October 01, 2007 | Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

More than 77 million passengers traveled through Chicago's O'Hare International Airport in 2006, according to the Air...

February 26, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Slow to catch on in the 1990s, water-free urinals are finally making their way into the mainstream building market. A...

December 01, 2003 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Window film has become one of the most cost-effective methods for cutting energy usage in existing buildings, especia...

December 01, 2005 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Jacob & Co. Fine Jewelry caters to star customers like singer/actress Jessica Simpson, rapper 50 Cent, Victoria's...

October 01, 2002 | By Mindi Zissman, Products Editor

Just as modern medicinemay give an aging and ailing body a second chance at life, this year's recipients of Building...

March 01, 2004 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

The Telenor Group, Norway's largest telecommunications organization, set a high bar for information and communication...

October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

In the days when three-quarters of America was a wild, lawless no-man's land, Pioneer Courthouse in Portland, Ore., s...

September 01, 2008 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Why choose a metal roof when retrofitting your building? According to Mark James, a former independent roofing consul...

February 01, 2003 | Staff

Your firm doesn't "do" healthcare, you say. Fine. How might the principles of evidence-based hospital design be appli...

February 01, 2006 | Jeff Yoders

When New York architect David Yum first set foot in the high-rise Leema Building lobby in Seoul, South Korea, he felt...

March 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Office and retail markets are taking a beating in most areas of the country. Commercial office vacancies are approach...

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