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.read more
BD+C’s first-ever owners’ survey finds them focused on improving buildings’ performance for higher investment returns.read more
Positions of passivity and cost-cutting run counter to the key lessons from AEC leaders who successfully navigated...
Organization assesses sustainability performance of real estate and infrastructure portfolios and assets.
There has been a fundamental shift in how human beings live, work, and play. The built environment must shift in re...
Contributes toward LEED v.4.0 and v.4.1 materials and resources requirements.
The project will be New Jersey’s first comprehensive cancer center.
This news comes even after 36 states added construction jobs in October.
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It’s that gift-giving time of the year, and if you have an architect in your life, you know that getting them the p...
Survey data points to achievable solutions for airports around the globe.
The November 19 episode of BD+C's The Weekly is available for viewing on demand.
Allen Hall at Western Carolina University promotes a vibrant experience for its 612 freshmen occupants. Our design team worked closely with the precast manufacturer, Metromont, to support a social atmosphere and create open, welcoming entries and inviting commons spaces. Photo courtesy Vannoy Construction.
A variety of material solutions are emerging to accelerate construction timelines, and precast concrete has become...
Concept aims for car-free living.
The project is located in West Virginia.
Berkeley Lab examines results of commissioning across building types.
The pace of decline during October remained at about the same level as in September.
Hybrid designs reconcile metropolitan growth and lower CO2 emissions.
The Middleton Group is designing the project.
Advocates envision idle offices re-zoned to alleviate housing crisis.
New study outlines how building product manufacturers can best support architects in climate action.
The demise of retail brick and mortar is overstated and unwarranted - we see digital transformation offering brick...
American Concrete Institute document contains guidance on codes for structural concrete.
Reed Hilderbrand and Trahan Architects designed the project.
LMN Architects designed the project.
The pod achieves Hyperloop travel at speeds over 1000km/hour.
Nvidia’s Omniverse will go open beta later this year.
Daylight modeling is a tool to examine how daylight interacts with a building, and how that natural light behaves w...
Federal contracts are proceeding, but states and cities are delaying, deferring, and looking for private investment...
The streetwear retailer forges its online and brick-and-mortar presence.
BD+C editors speak with experts from ALICE Technologies, Build Group, Hastings Architecture, Nvidia, and Woods Bago...
Golden State voters reject Proposition 21.
SOM designed the building.