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 Building Companies (GC).

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Codes and Standards | March 19, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Pedestrian-friendly “Slow Streets” pilot starts on Earth Day 2019.

Market Data | March 19, 2019 | ABC

The Construction Backlog Indicator contracted to 8.1 months during January 2019.

Atelier multifamily development

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Multifamily Housing | March 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Dwell Design Studios is designing the project.

Bird's eye view of UA Student Success District
Higher Education | March 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will renovate three buildings and build another from the ground up.

Life of an Architect Podcast | March 17, 2019 | Bob Borson, FAIA

Every client wants to know what their project is going to cost and who’s going to build it. That means sending the dr...

Raymond Pan, an award winning archtect and urban planner, is leading the design lab initiative at HMC Architects. Image: HMC Architects

Architects | March 17, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The goal is for project team members to collaborate earlier to inspire innovation.

Digital twin applications: 7 steps to a better-managed jobsite

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Building Tech | March 15, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor, BD+C

Automated progress monitoring and optimizing equipment usage are among the potential applications for digital twin te...

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Multifamily Housing | March 15, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Salazar Architect is designing the building.

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

Transparent wood, self-cooling walls, bricks that filter air pollutants among the technological breakthroughs.

Market Data | March 15, 2019 | ABC

At a seasonally adjusted annualized rate, nonresidential spending totaled $762.5 billion for the month.

Building Tech | March 15, 2019 | John Caufield, Senior Editor

AEC firms explore how digital twin technology can bring more consistency to the design process and construction site....

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

Variations include laboratory test method for determining rate of air leakage.

Market Data | March 14, 2019 | ABC

Of the 11 construction subcategories, seven experienced price declines for the month.

BOD2 in testing facilities

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3D Printing | March 14, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

COBOD developed the printer, dubbed the BOD2.

Industrial Facility | March 14, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Lee & Sakahara designed the project.

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

Even if power goes green, transportation will still be a major emissions source.

The Seattle restaurant Willmott's Ghost is inside Amazon Spheres, the three-domed complex that is equal parts workspace and botanical garden. Image: Aaron Leitz

Architects | March 12, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Seattle eatery nests inside the conservatories on Amazon’s massive campus.

Galxy's Edge theme park

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Projects | March 12, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is the first Disney park to integrate the Play Disney Parks mobile app for greater...

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Codes and Standards | March 12, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Developer prompts new rules to use rainwater for heating and air conditioning.

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Great Solutions | March 12, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Inspired by the look and cellular nature of wood, researchers create 3D-printed “digital wood” and “metallic wood” th...

Kaiser Permanente takes aim at reducing chronic homelessness

The number of homeless living on the Hawaiian island of Oahu increased by 12% last year. On that island, Honolulu, the state’s capital, is one of 15 communities nationwide where Kaiser Permanente and Community Solutions are working together to reduce chronic homelessness. Image: Photo by Ivan Lizarde on Unsplash

Multifamily Housing | March 11, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Initiatives include a multimillion-dollar investment fund, and collaborating with a group that works with communities...

Call for Speakers: BD+C’s 2019 Women in Design+Construction Conference

More than 150 AEC professionals attended the Women in Design+Construction conference in Rancho Mirage, Calif., last November. Photo: BD+C See a photo slideshow from the 2018 WIDC event.

Building Team | March 11, 2019 | David Barista, Editorial Director

The 2019 Women in Design+Construction event will take place November 11-13, 2019, at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess...

Podcast: Sterling Bay’s Andy Gloor discusses Chicago’s grandiose Lincoln Yards Plan

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Mixed-Use | March 11, 2019 | Future Built by Skender | Justin Brown, President, Partner, Skender

Lincoln Yards is Sterling Bay’s ambitious riverfront development of formerly industrial land between Bucktown and Lin...

A rendering of an Innovation Center that would be part of a larger expansion of the Port San Antonio, which has become a platform for connecting cybersecurity and digital innovations with leading global industries. Image: Port San Antonio and Gonzalez/Mogas Architects

Industrial Facility | March 10, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Expansions would accommodate cybersecurity, aerospace, and defense tenants, and help commercialize technologies.

March 08, 2019 | Star Building Systems

Vale Church’s high-performance building envelope features more than 18,000 square feet of Metl-Span 3-inch CF Striate...

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Building Technology | March 08, 2019 | David Barista, Editorial Director

As firms begin to adopt the practices and mindset of Silicon Valley tech and advanced manufacturing, it’s fair to ask...

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Codes and Standards | March 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Regulation would mandate signs warning that buildings could be unsafe during earthquakes.

Exterior aerial view of Yangtze Sturgeon

All renderings courtesy Ennead Architects

Education Facility | March 08, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Ennead Architects, in partnership with Andropogon Landscape Architects, is designing the project.

Resiliency | March 07, 2019 | Abundance: The Paladino Blog | Deborah Hanamura

Sustainable design strategies create more resilient buildings. However, only truly focused purposeful resilient desig...

Metals | March 07, 2019 | MBCI
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