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A rendering of a new school campus with flexible indoor-outdoor teaching spaces

A section of a rendering showing how a flexible learning village might lay out. The image comes from HMC Architects, one of the AEC firms that Los Angeles County consulted for its new design guidelines for outdoor learning.

    

K-12 Schools | June 20, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The report covers everything from funding and site prep recommendations to whether large rocks can be used as seating.

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The River District aerial view

Images courtesy The River District

Mixed-Use | June 21, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The mixed-use neighborhood will be built along the Mississippi River in New Orleans.

Addition to Lehigh University's business school part of a larger growth program.

The expansion of Lehigh University's Rauch College of Business is designed to offer students a more coherent campus experience. Its atrium will overlook a new plaza. Images: Voith and Mactavish Architects

Higher Education | June 21, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new building will provide multiple classrooms, labs, and an incubator.

Atlas Tube Jumbo HSS
Voice of the Brand | June 21, 2021 | Atlas Tube

Atlas Tube’s new mill will roll the world’s largest HSS right here in America, reinforcing Atlas Tube’s commitment...

When choosing an architectural coatings system, there are an abundance of qualities to look for. An architect or specifier desires a coating system that is sustainable and durable. Additionally, a coatings system must provide the aesthetic properties needed by the architect as well, not only at the time of initial coating, but for decades to come.

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Codes and Standards | June 21, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Building permit delays may postpone new standards by a year.

Mies Building for the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design exterior under construction

All photos: Hadley Fruits

University Buildings | June 21, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The design was originally created in 1952.

A rendering of a new school campus with flexible indoor-outdoor teaching spaces

A section of a rendering showing how a flexible learning village might lay out. The image comes from HMC Architects, one of the AEC firms that Los Angeles County consulted for its new design guidelines for outdoor learning.

    

K-12 Schools | June 20, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The report covers everything from funding and site prep recommendations to whether large rocks can be used as seati...

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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McGregor Computer Science Center exterior

Photos: Benny Chan

University Buildings | June 18, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Steinberg Hart designed the project.

Adaptive reuse for hospitality, with Frank Cretella of Landmark Developers

Adaptive reuse for hospitality, with Frank Cretella of Landmark Developers

Hotel Facilities | June 18, 2021 | BD+C Staff

Learn how one real estate developer is innovating in the hospitality sector. 

Healthcare Facilities | June 17, 2021 | Gresham Smith Blog | Margaret Sutton AIA, LEED AP, In-San Chiang, NOMA, Lesa Lorusso, Ph.D., MBA, MSArch, Allied AIA, ASID, RID, NCIDQ

Because exposure to 85 dBs and up over time can damage hearing, regular workers in ORs are reporting noise-related...

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Market Data | June 17, 2021 | U.S. Chamber of Commerce

88% indicate difficulty in finding skilled workers; of those, 35% have turned down work because of it.

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Codes and Standards | June 17, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Elimination of mandatory parking allotments encourages new projects.

The OWO exterior

All images courtesy Grain London

Mixed-Use | June 17, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building had been closed to the public for over a century.

Market Data | June 16, 2021 | ABC

Construction input prices are 24.3% higher than a year ago, while nonresidential construction input prices increase...

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Codes and Standards | June 16, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Florida takes top spot for strongest building code in latest IBHS survey.

WM Veteran's Village

Architects | June 16, 2021 | BSB Design

The acquisition marks a pivotal step in BSB Design’s long-term strategic plan.

Brighton Homes Arena aerial view

Renderings courtesy Populous

Sports and Recreational Facilities | June 16, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will include fields for public use.

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Market Data | June 16, 2021 | AGC

The 24.3% increase in prices for materials used in construction from May 2020 to last month was nearly twice as gre...

A new Justice Center will be attached to the existing courthouse

Montgomery County is building a new Justice Center (right), that will be connected to the 119-year-old courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Images: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Justice Facilities | June 15, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Versions of this civic project have been in the works since at least 2015.

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Codes and Standards | June 15, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Supply projected to fall 4.5 million units short in 2022.

The Clearing aerial view

Images courtesy SWA Group

Architects | June 15, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SWA Group designed the project.

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Architects | June 15, 2021 | CAC and Chicago Architectural Club

Competition seeks to give State of Illinois Center new life while preserving its architecture and public character....

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Codes and Standards | June 15, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New law will go into effect on July 1, 2021.

Market Data | June 15, 2021 | ABC

Materials and labor shortages suppress contractor confidence.

Radford CAIC exterior
University Buildings | June 14, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Hord Coplan Macht designed the project in collaboration with William Rawn Associates.

Baccarat Residences Brickell aerial

Renderings courtesy Arquitectonica

Multifamily Housing | June 14, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Arquitectonica is designing the project.

Rivana at Innovation Village pedestrian area

Renderings courtesy SB Architects

Mixed-Use | June 14, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The development is located 25 miles west of downtown Washington, D.C.

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Market Data | June 11, 2021 | Uswitch

As the country that set up the LEED initiative, the US is a natural leader in constructing green buildings.

ORCA Toronto development

Renderings courtesy Safdie Architects

Mixed-Use | June 10, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project comprises nine towers in total.

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Codes and Standards | June 10, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Buildings Dept. issues new safety legislation for City Council consideration.

Abrazo Cave Creek Hospital exterior

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Healthcare Facilities | June 10, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

E4H Architecture designed the project.

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