AEC angel investor

Jesse Devitte is among the coterie of savvy venture capitalists who saw gold in those AEC hills. McKinsey & Company estimates that investors pumped more than $10 billion into “contech” startups between 2000 and 2017. Illustration: Cathy LePenske, BD+C

Movers+Shapers | April 19, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Jesse Devitte is among the prescient venture capitalists who’ve bet on the AEC industry finally coming around to design and construction technology.

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Reflective low-E coated glass on the EY Tower helps balance the sleek look of new construction with the historic Art Deco façade integrated at its base. Photo: Edvard Mahnic Photography.

February 26, 2019 | Guardian Glass

The new 40-story office tower boasts expansive city views, LEED® Platinum certification and abundant natur...

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Codes and Standards | February 26, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

For evaluating window wall, curtain wall and storefront systems.

Products and Services | February 26, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

These 6 products solved tricky problems on job sites.

PIttsburgh International Airport interior

Courtesy ACAA

Airports | February 26, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The terminal’s design philosophy combines nature, technology, and community.

Rendering of 2111 S. Wabash

Courtesy Solomon Cordwell Buenz

Multifamily Housing | February 26, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Solomon Cordwell Buenz is designing the project.

Automatic Smoke Vents protect property and aid firefighters in bringing a fire under control by removing smoke, heat, and gases from a burning building. Photo by Ryan Leasure.

February 25, 2019 | BILCO

The custom-made smoke vents measure 7-feet by 18-feet and include a quad leaf design.

DC entertainment and sports arena exterior

Courtesy Rossetti + MMD.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | February 25, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Rossetti and Michael Marshall Design designed the venue.

High meadow studio in the forest

Photo: Christian Phillips

Education Facility | February 25, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson designed the project.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts arranges is academic year around concentrated terms that provide its students the opportunity to hone skills for real-life work. Image: Robert Benson Photography

Education Facility | February 23, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The latest addition embodies the school’s emphasis on collaborative problem-solving.

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Codes and Standards | February 22, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Switch from propane to electricity is critical to plan. 

Aerial view of the Museum of Qatar

Courtesy Jean Nouvel

Museums | February 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Jean Nouvel designed the museum.

The Durham Innovation District, within six blocks, has a number of new construction projects either recently completed or underway. Image: Durham Innovation District, courtesy of Longfellow Real Estate Partners

Mixed-Use | February 21, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its buildout has included converting old tobacco warehouses into offices and labs.

Airports | February 21, 2019 | Stantec Blog | Matt Colby

More airports are asking passengers to check their own baggage. What’s the ripple effect?

North American headquarters for Unilever

The new North America headquarters for Unilever incorporates 15,000 sensors, transforming an existing New Jersey office park into an interconnected campus. Photo: Garrett Rowland.

Building Technology | February 21, 2019 | C.C. Sullivan and Alex Abarbanel-Grossman, Contributing Editors

The next generation of intelligent buildings offers promise for unseen levels of energy efficiency, optimization, and...

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Codes and Standards | February 21, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Accounts for dynamic shading from trees, buildings and other structures.

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Codes and Standards | February 20, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributig Editor

Energy benchmarking survey shows flat emissions pattern over past 20 years.

Market Data | February 20, 2019 | AIA

“The government shutdown affected architecture firms, but doesn’t appear to have created a slowdown in the profession...

Superfarm exterior

All renderings courtesy Studio NAB

Sustainability | February 20, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Superfarm will go beyond what vertical farms typically produce.

The “sails” on the exterior of the new Sidra Medical and Research Center in Doha, Qatar, call to mind local dhows and sand patterns. Image: Jeff Goldberg_Esto

Healthcare Facilities | February 20, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Three ceramic-clad sails transport its exterior.

Building Team | February 19, 2019 | Hinge Blog | Karl Feldman

Based on Hinge’s industry research, smaller firms typically spend a higher percentage of revenue on marketing and bus...

Market Data | February 19, 2019 | ABC

CBI reached a record high of 9.9 months in the second quarter of 2018 and averaged about 9.1 months throughout all fo...

Sunset Park Library and residences

Courtesy Magnusson Architecture and Planning

Mixed-Use | February 19, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Magnusson Architecture and Planning is designing the facility.

February 18, 2019 | Star Building Systems |

A complex facility with multiple functions, including the fermentation area, grain milling, storage area, bottling li...

Courtesy HKS

Building Tech | February 18, 2019 | C.C. Sullivan and Alex Abarbanel-Grossman, Contributing Editors

Edge Technologies has entered into alliances with the International WELL Building Institute and wellness-focused real...

Munich stadium

Courtesy 3XN

Sports and Recreational Facilities | February 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

3XN Architects is designing the project.

Boston's Seaport WTC

All renderings courtesy Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

Mixed-Use | February 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects is designing the project.

Life of an Architect Podcast | February 18, 2019 | Bob Borson, FAIA

Architecture and photography have a symbiotic relationship, and every architect knows that a picture is worth a 1,000...

Main lobby of Hyatt Hotel's headquarters

The main lobby of Hyatt Hotels’ 240,000-sf headquarters in Chicago, which has achieved WELL Silver certification. This open office space gives its occupants choices for noise and temperature levels. Gensler was the interior designer, Power Construction the GC. Courtesy International Well Building Institute.

Office Building Design | February 15, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Owners and developers are driving demand for wellness features and practices—active stairways, biophilia, enhanced ai...

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Codes and Standards | February 15, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Capacity to store more than 2 million gallons of storm water on site.

400 Georgia facade

All renderings courtesy OSO Design + Westbank Projects Corp.

Office Building Design | February 15, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

OSO and Merrick Architecture designed the building.

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