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Mixed-Use | September 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Japan’s tallest skyscraper, designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli, is also part of the district’s redevelopment.

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Despite a decline in rental households, multifamily construction pushed forward last year. Image: Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies

Multifamily Housing | June 25, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

However, supply shortages, especially on the affordable end, are likely to push rents even higher.

Lamar Johnson Collaborative and BatesForum were the designers on Fulton West in Chicago. Image: Courtesy of Clayco

Architects | June 24, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Lamar Johnson Collaborative adds BatesForum.

Life of an Architect Podcast | June 24, 2019 | Bob Borson, FAIA

How much time have you spent thinking about the legal side of architecture? If you are like most architects, you prob...

Investing in an industrial crane can streamline your warehouse’s processes. But which is the best for your company’s needs and what do you need to know before you install?

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14 projects earn BD+C's 2019 Building Team Awards

14 projects earn BD+C's 2019 Building Team Awards

Building Team Awards | June 24, 2019 | BD+C Staff

The McDonald's Headquarters, the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, and Pacific Visions at the Aquariu...

June 21, 2019 | MBCI

Metal panels provide San Antonio complex with unmatched curb appeal and a long-term, maintenance-free solution.

A crew hoists an 8x48-foot module for the hotel, one of 150 such modules that were prefabbed in Poland and shipped to the U.S. Photo: Stephen B. Jacobs Group

Building Team Awards | June 21, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Honorable mention: At 21 stories (15 of them modular), it is the world’s tallest modular hotel.

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Market Data | June 21, 2019 | AIA

AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for May showed a small increase in design services at 50.2.

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

Advances include language on resilience, life cycle cost analysis, moisture control analysis, health, and effectivene...

Retail Centers | June 20, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

A 162,500 SF dealership building set on 16 acres, Central Houston Nissan, in Texas, is being touted as the largest Ni...

Rendering by University of Notre Dame graduate urban design students Marie Acalin and Roger Foreman reimagines Chicago's Midway Plaisance as the site for the planned Obama Presidential Center.

June 20, 2019 | By Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The 330-room Hilton Des Moines Downtown was developed through a three-party public-private partnership. Inset: Pivotek delivers one of 300 bath pods use in the project. Photos: Michael Robinson.

Building Team Awards | June 20, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Bronze Award: Weitz, acting as developer and design-builder, leased the land and borrowed the money for the project....

The design concept for the Pacific Visions wing is a sinuous biomorphic form achieved through a combination of steel and 839 glass panels that mimics water movement. Strategically placed downlights on 20-foot poles illuminate the building. Photos: Tom Bonner Photography.

Building Team Awards | June 20, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Bronze Award: The new wing holds an exhibition space, a state-of-the-art 300-seat theater with a 32-foot-tall, 180-de...

All photos courtesy Brett Boardman

Mixed-Use | June 20, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building is located in Sydney’s Central Business District.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | June 19, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

It is being called the only venue of its kind between Istanbul and Singapore that can host events throughout the year...

Three 45,000-sf floors were added above the existing hospital, along with a new ED, ED observation unit, and PACU. Photos: Ben Tanner

Building Team Awards | June 19, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Bronze Award: St. Lucie County’s population exploded to the point where the hospital needed lots more space.

San Diego County’s new crime lab is expected to earn LEED Gold honors. The project team used native plants and high-efficiency irrigation to slash potable water use for landscaping by 50%; installed low-flow fixtures to trim water use for indoor plumbing by 40%; and cut energy consumption by 21%. Solar arrays provide 20% of the building’s energy. More than 75% of construction waste was diverted from landfill. Photos: Matt Lindquist, Lindquist Photography.

Building Team Awards | June 19, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Silver Award: The 158,000-sf addition collocates three crime-fighting functions.

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Market Data | June 19, 2019 | NCARB

New data from NCARB reveals that the number of architects continues to increase. 

Midtown Center offers a 10,000-sf courtyard, retail shopping, restaurants, an 8,000-sf fitness center, a 5,000-sf rooftop terrace, a 1,000-sf conference center, storage/repair facilities for 100 bikes, and EV charging stations. The steel and glass tunnel bridges span 110 feet. Photos: Judy Davis, Hoachlander Davis Photography

Building Team Awards | June 18, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Bureaucratic architecture, be damned!

The I CAN Center’s peeled-up canopy and rainscreen façade are clad in natural cedar. Photos: Yuzhu Zheng

Building Team Awards | June 18, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Silver Award: Two problems quickly emerged: high concentrations of arsenic in the soil, and stormwater runoff into ne...

Exterior of planned Visitor and Education Center

All Images courtesy John Ronan Architects

Museums | June 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Architect John Ronan will design the building.

Photo Credit: The District Wharf 

June 17, 2019 | Owens Corning

Protected roof membrane assembly (PRMA) systems play a key role in helping projects comply with Washington D.C.’s sto...

Rancho Los Amigos earned three LEED Silver, one LEED Gold, and a LEED-NC for Healthcare certification (Master Site) for its 28-acre campus. Photos: Michael McLane, McLane + Studio

Building Team Awards | June 17, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Silver Award: Taylor Design (architect) and SmithGroup (AOR) led an integrated design-build team anchored by McCarthy...

Renderings courtesy The Architectural Team

Multifamily Housing | June 17, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Architectural Team designed the project.

Turner workers position top beam for a new building on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University. Image: Turner Construction

Contractors | June 15, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The building includes a “command center” for training students to interact with emergency personnel.

Architects | June 14, 2019 | Daniel Yudchitz, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Leo A Daly

Municipal facilities must strike a delicate balance between openness and security.

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Codes and Standards | June 14, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Three companies show compliance for using containers for housing.

June 13, 2019 | Bill O'Keeffe |

All the benefits of using low-iron glass are now possible with a USA-made fire rated glass.

Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, located in downtown Houston, offers six distinct areas of education and training. All photos: Peter Molick Photography

Building Team Awards | June 13, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Gold Award: Kinder High School, which can accommodate 750 9th through 12th graders, is one of only three public schoo...

Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina included dynamic glass when it expanded its Terminal A. Image: Courtesy of View

Glass Technology | June 13, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This sector accounts for one-fifth of View Glass’ portfolio.

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Codes and Standards | June 13, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Technology can enable cities to be more interconnected, efficient, and accessible.

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