Courtesy DBox for Mori Building Co

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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Codes and Standards | August 06, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Construction industry must also invest in training, recruiting high school students.

Prefab factory in the sky: Mace Group built working factories on top of under-construction high rises

U.K.-based general contractor Mace Group built working factories on top of two high rises while they were under construction in Stratford, England. The 47,355-cubic-meter factories allowed Mace to complete 18 stories in 18 weeks. Matt Gough, Mace’s Director of Innovation and Work Winning, says the factories were “cost neutral.” Photo: Mace Group


AEC Innovators | August 05, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The six-story factories eliminated the need for tower cranes, and increased productivity to the point where crews cou...

Aerial view of Atrium Helath NorthEast's new Heart and Vascular Tower
Healthcare Facilities | August 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Robins & Morton provided construction services for the project.

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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Life of an Architect Podcast | August 04, 2019 | Bob Borson, FAIA

Is it the dream of every architect to have their own firm one day? I can recall hours and hours of conversations that...

The mural of a plant indigenous to Brooklyn's Fort Greene neighborhood adorns a building's exterior wall that's visible to residents of a recently opened apartment building. Image: Evan Joseph

Multifamily Housing | August 03, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A 90-foot mural overlooks the courtyard of a new residential building.

Renderings courtesy Barreca & La Varra, Wolf Visualizing Architecture

Sustainability | August 02, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Barreca & La Varra designed the project.

Market Data | August 01, 2019 | ABC

Among the 16 nonresidential construction spending categories tracked by the Census Bureau, seven experienced increase...

Design and construction of cannabis facilities [AIA course]

A cannabis flower room by MJ12 Design Studio. Note stationary benching, HPS lighting, epoxy flooring, Dosatron fertigation system, and fiberglass-reinforced plastic eight feet above floor finish over moisture resistant gypsum wallboard with epoxy paint. Mechanical equipment was mezzanine mounted for ease of O&M and to ensure separation from cultivation areas. Courtesy MJ12 Design Studio

BD+C University Course | August 01, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor 

AEC firms are rushing to fill orders for cannabis facilities in the 33 states where the sale of medical marijuana is...

CALL FOR ENTRIES: BD+C's 101 Top Products for 2019
101 Top Products | August 01, 2019 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's annual 101 Top Products program recognizes the best new or upgraded products for the building design and const...

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Codes and Standards | August 01, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Reducing number of parking spots frees up land for ‘more purposeful’ uses.

Best of healthcare design for 2019, GHESKIO Tuberculosis Hospital, Port-au-Prince, Haiti | MASS Design Group, Photo: Iwan Baan, courtesy AIA

GHESKIO Tuberculosis Hospital, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, by MASS Design Group. Photo: Iwan Baan,, courtesy AIA


Healthcare Facilities | August 01, 2019 | AIA and BD+C

A VA rehab center in Palo Alto, Calif., and a tuberculosis hospital in Haiti are among five healthcare facilities to...

Bilbao exterior after renovations and expansion

All renderings courtesy Foster + Partners

Museums | August 01, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The design looks to reorient the museums towards the city.

Towneplace Suites by Marriott in Sunnyvale, Calif., is one of Hersha Hotels and Resorts’ managed hotels. In recent years, Hersha has significantly lowered its properties' energy and water consumption. Image: Hersha Hotels and Resorts.

Hotel Facilities | July 31, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

But owners and operators must be on the same page to achieve meaningful sustainability, says a new ULI report.

Amenities war no more? Research report explores multifamily market

The skylit 75-foot, three-lane lap pool at Hub, a 54-story rental tower of 750 apartments (150 affordable) in Brooklyn, N.Y., designed by Dattner Architects. Photo: Evan Joseph, courtesy Dattner Architects

Multifamily Housing | July 31, 2019 | David Barista |

Multifamily developers show no signs of pulling back on specialty spaces and unique offerings in an effort to attract...

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Codes and Standards | July 31, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Wide range of solutions address numerous environmental challenges.

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Market Data | July 31, 2019 | Lodging Econometrics

The growth spurt continued even as business investment declined for the first time since 2016.

July 31, 2019 | Metl-Span |

The Pablo Center at the Confluence in Eau Claire, Wis., was constructed to fit into its site where the Eau Claire and...

Rendering courtesy Magnusson Architecture + Planning

Multifamily Housing | July 31, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Magnusson Architecture + Planning is designing the project.

Back to school: Community-wide Wi-Fi gives student housing properties competitive edge
July 30, 2019 | Boingo: Where Connectivity Meets Community |

24/7 connectivity is essential for today’s “always-on” college students.

July 30, 2019 | HMC Architects Blog | Brian Staton, Associate AIA, President + CEO

With the rapid evolution of available technologies, and the integration of them into the profession, the role of an a...

Codes and Standards | July 30, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

First to fund solar for smaller-scale commercial operations.

All renderings courtesy Gensler

Religious Facilities | July 30, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

What once destroyed Notre-Dame will now serve to make it stronger.

July 29, 2019 | CENTRIA |

Aesthetic appeal and top performance achieved with flagship CENTRIA product.

The Chicago office for a law firm designed by Nelson and built by Skender.

July 29, 2019 | Future Built by Skender | Clay Edwards and Marty Festenstein

The future of law firm design is rooted in supporting workplace change management.

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Codes and Standards | July 29, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Confidential reporting on structural failures, near misses, and other incidents.

All renderings courtesy LA Clippers.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | July 29, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

AECOM is designing the project.

Empire State Building museum, New York, N.Y. Image: Evan Joseph, Empire State Building Observatory

What museum about the Empire State Building would be complete without a reference to King Kong? Visitors can walk into an office setting from the 1930s that’s pierced by the famous ape’s fingers. Kong himself is seen peering menacingly through the office’s windows. All images: Evan Joseph, Empire State Building Observatory


Museums | July 29, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A $165 million, 10,000-sf museum opened on the second floor of the Empire State Building in New York City, completing...

Emerald Tutu floating waterfront infrastructure

Courtesy ASCE

Codes and Standards | July 26, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Climate resiliency a key theme of entrants.

An aerial rendering of Publix's distribution campus in North Carolina, which is scheduled to be completed by early 2022. Image: LEO A DALY

Warehouses | July 26, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

LEO A DALY will provide the architecture and engineering services.

Courtesy Seaport San Diego

High-rise Construction | July 25, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower would be part of the $2.4 billion Seaport San Diego project.

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