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The new 20,000-sf Sideyard building in Portland, Ore., includes a cross-laminated timber structural system. A new report gauges the growth prospects for mass timber in North America's construction industry. Image: Stephen Miller

Building Materials | July 05, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

There should be plenty of wood, but production capacity needs to catch up.

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Market Data | June 26, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Restoration of 1930s El Paso hotel completes and Arc offers tools, analytics for safe workplace re-entry.

The design for vivo's new headquarters in China calls for indoor-outdoor gardens on each of its 32 floors. Images: NBBJ

Office Building Design | June 25, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

NBBJ’s spiral design maximizes worker exposure to the green spaces.

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Market Data | June 25, 2020 | U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Contractors quickly prioritized worker health and safety, and 1 in 3 plan to hire more workers in the next 6 months...

Watch thought leaders from the nation's largest AEC firms present their best ideas, lessons, and innovations for the future of the industry. Offsite construction, generative design, big data, placemaking, AEC superusers, and more! Check out Accelerate AEC!

Supported by Vitro Architectural Glass

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LaPerla Rooftop bar

All photos courtesy The Plaza Hotel Pioneer Park

Hotel Facilities | June 25, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project represented a cross-collaboration of tCooper Carry’s Hospitality studio and The Johnson Studio at Coope...

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Codes and Standards | June 25, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Platform helps sustainability teams to collect data, benchmark progress, measure impact, and improve performance....

Market Data | June 25, 2020 | BD+C Editors

CDC to build the most advanced high containment laboratory in the country and architecture billings downward trajec...

A much-needed addition to a popular Pittsburgh museum. A new, cutting-edge medical facility in Asheville, North Carolina. What do they have in common? Exterior wall building products from CENTRIA that deliver the goods on both function and design.

 

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Exterior of CDC's HCCL

Courtesy Flad/Page Design Partnership

Laboratories | June 24, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Flad Architects, Page Southerland Page, and WSP will plan, program, and design the HCCL.

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Codes and Standards | June 24, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Construction Specifications Institute offers “digital classification engine.”

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Market Data | June 24, 2020 | AIA

AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for May was 32.0 compared to 29.5 in April, but still represents a si...

All photos courtesy Exli.

Wood | June 24, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Exli designed and built the project.

LaGuardia's Terminal B passenger arrivals and departures common-use space

All photos courtesy of LaGuardia Gateway Partners

Airports | June 24, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

HOK and WSP USA designed the project.

June 24, 2020 | Star Building Systems |

Tradition has given way to reinvention, with churches creating their own definitions of worship and broadening the...

Market Data | June 24, 2020 | BD+C Editors

San Francisco's apartment market goes in reverse and WATG designs a solution for isolating without sacrificing soci...

EV charging port at The Kensington, Boston. Photo:

EV charging port at The Kensington, Boston. Photo: Gustav Hoiland

Multifamily Housing | June 23, 2020 | PAUL BERGERON, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR, MULTIFAMILY DESIGN+CONSTRUCTION

A top sustainability expert gives the whys and wherefores of installing electric vehicle charging posts in your nex...

Coronavirus | June 23, 2020 | Burns & McDonnell blog | Bill Quatman

The short story is official design guidelines are slow to be developed and made into law. 

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Market Data | June 23, 2020 | Core Spaces

Of 2,500 student respondents, 75% feel more anxious or stressed, 57% said they lost their summer jobs and 90% want...

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Codes and Standards | June 23, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Policies aim to replace gas heaters with electric units.

Oriel installed in healthcare facility

All images courtesy WATG

Coronavirus | June 23, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The design was inspired by oriel bay windows.

Market Data | June 23, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Gyms are going bacnkrupt and leaving gaps in shopping centers and how hotels are trying to keep guests and employee...

Boldt Company at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Boldt Field Engineer Zach Jens at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa. Note 360-degree camera on the hardhat.

Coronavirus | June 22, 2020 | THE BOLDT COMPANY

Boldt creates an innovation task force to speed up safe opening of jobsites, 14 offices

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June 22, 2020 | NBBJ’s nbbX blog | Ryan Mullenix

Below are predictions made from a reactionary mindset, coupled with realities that have been in front of businesses...

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Market Data | June 22, 2020 | AGC

The Moving Forward Act’s proposed $1.5 trillion in new investments will improve range of public infrastructure, cre...

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Codes and Standards | June 22, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Focus on renewable power, sustainable transportation, energy efficiency, and energy systems integration.

Market Data | June 22, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Construction employment rises from April to May in 45 states and the first building in the U.S. designed for post C...

Life of an Architect Podcast | June 22, 2020 | Bob Borson, FAIA

All this working from home has made me rethink the tools that I need to effectively do my job. While we all have di...

June 22, 2020 | GBBN Insights | Mickey LeRoy, RA, LEED AP & Timothy Hsu, MHSA

As healthcare systems emerge from the initial effects of the pandemic and begin the process of reoccupying their am...

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Market Data | June 22, 2020 | AGC

Rebound from April job losses reflects one-shot help from paycheck protection program loans and easing of stay-at-h...

The 1.5-acre Roosevelt Plaza Park in Camden, N.J., replaced a parking garage, office buildings, and ground-floor retail. Image: Cooper's Ferry Partnership

Cultural Facilities | June 19, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Fifteen examples of how parks and green spaces emerged from parking lots, garages, and underpasses.

Market Data | June 19, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Brown University's first housing building in three decades and demand for family rentals expected to jump.

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Codes and Standards | June 19, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Developers’ focus on single, urban millennials leaves family market underserved.

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