Aerial view of soleil lofts with solar panels

All renderings courtesy Soleil Lofts

Multifamily Housing | May 29, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Each battery is linked to an on-site solar panel array.

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Multifamily Housing | April 20, 2020 | Jerry Guerra, Principal, The JAGG Group

Multifamily has consistently been one of the strongest performers among 58 submarkets measured in PSMJ Resources’ q...

Market Data | April 20, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The continent's tallest living wall and NMHC survey shows significant delays in apartment construction.

The Proximity Trace system's TraceTag can be attached to a harthat. Image: Triax Technologies

Coronavirus | April 19, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Triax Technologies’ wearable Proximity Trace device can be used for contact tracing.

ALPOLIC metal composite materials have been used in the architectural and commercial building worlds for years. But recently, architects are starting to specify it for residential and other non-traditional applications.  With exceptional warranties and a variety of finishes, it is a perfect fit for homeowners wanting something different.


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Sandy Lish, principal of The Castle Group, a P.R. firm with expertise in helping companies formulate their internal and external messaging during stressful situations. Images: The Castle Group

Coronavirus | April 19, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Castle Group is partnering with leading health experts to help companies factor science and medicine into their...

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Market Data | April 17, 2020 | AGC

New monthly job loss data foreshadows more layoffs amid project cancellations and state cutbacks in road projects a...

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Coronavirus | April 17, 2020 | NMHC

Survey asked construction firms how the spread of COVID-19 is affecting construction permitting, starts, completion...

At Sherwin-Williams, we are obsessed with doing what is best for our customers. We work relentlessly to exceed expectations and continuously raise the standard of services we offer. Our team understands the power of color, our passion for the smallest details is what creates impactful coil and extrusion projects.

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More than 40,000 low-maintenance plants will run up the sides of the 270-unit residential building. Images: Courtesy of Rastegar Property

Cladding and Facade Systems | April 17, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Rastegar Property’s first development in that market is being designed to help reduce that metro’s air pollution....

Market Data | April 17, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Meet the 'AEC outsiders' pushing the industry forward and the world's largest Living Building.

Image courtesy VMDO


Coronavirus | April 17, 2020 | Joe Celentano, AIA, Principal, VMDO Architects

As our daily footprint narrows under “stay at home” measures, we must reconsider our relationship with public space...

HDR’s Visualization + Interactive Design Manager, Ken Coulter,

HDR’s Visualization + Interactive Design Manager, Ken Coulter, guides a client through a VR visualization of a project. Courtesy HDR.

Movers+Shapers | April 16, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

AEC professionals have enough on their plates without becoming specialists in a new skill outside of their wheelhou...

PAE Living Building exterior

All images courtesy PAE and ZGF

Sustainability | April 16, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

ZGF Architects is designing the building.


Market Data | April 16, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The SMPS Foundation and Building Design+Construction are studying the impact of the coronavirus pandemic o...

How has your work been impacted by COVID-19?
Coronavirus | April 15, 2020 | SMPS Foundation

The SMPS Foundation and Building Design+Construction are studying the impact of the coronavirus pandemic o...

93% of renters pay their rent by mid-April 2020, says NMHC

Despite the economic downturn from the coronavirus pandemic, the overwhelming majority of renters in professionally managed multifamily housing paid all or part of their rent by mid-April. Image courtesy Pixabay.


In its second survey of 11.5 million units of professionally managed apartment units across the country, the Nation...

Manor Miramar, designed by Stantec for Related Cos.

Manor Miramar, in Miramar, Fla., designed by Stantec for Related Group. Rendering: Stantec

Multifamily Housing | April 15, 2020 | STANTEC

Related Group picks Stantec to design and engineer Manor Miramar residences in Florida.

An aerial view of the Newton Pavilion campus, site of the first and only quarantine shelter in the Boston-area to convert a shuttered hospital for homeless patients during COVID-19 pandemic. Google Imagery/Map Data © 2020 Google

Coronavirus | April 15, 2020 | DCAMM, SLAM, and Gilbane Building Company

First and only quarantine shelter in Boston-area to convert a shuttered hospital for homeless patient occupancy....

April 15, 2020 | APA – The Engineered Wood Association |

A cost-effective replacement for hard-to-source timbers in historical projects.

Market Data | April 15, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Buildings as "open source platforms" and 3D printing finds its grove producing face shields.

NBBJ’s Design Performance Group

NBBJ’s Design Performance Group includes, from left, Nate Holland, a computational expert; Peter Alspach, a building physicist, who directs the group; and Margaret Montgomery, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, an environmental futurist. One of DPG’s first projects was the 80,000-seat Hangzhou Sports Park Stadium in China. Courtesy NBBJ.

Movers+Shapers | April 15, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

NBBJ’s year-old Design Performance Group helps building teams make smarter choices earlier.

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Codes and Standards | April 15, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

High-SCM concrete, and cellulose and wood fiber insulation among the greener alternatives.

A project architect at Krueck + Sexton used a 3D printer in his apartment to produce the first batch of face shields requested by AMITA Health Resurrection Medical Center Chicago. Images: Krueck + Sexton

Coronavirus | April 15, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The architecture firm Krueck + Sexton is producing 100 shields for a Chicago-area hospital.

USACE general Mark Toy briefed by Tarlton Corp. officials

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Maj. Gen. R. Mark Toy is briefed by Tarlton construction executives on the site of the alternate care facility. From left: Senior Project Manager Cameron Denison, who managed the night team; Vice President Joe Scarfino, who led the effort and managed the day team; and EVP John Doerr. 

Coronavirus | April 14, 2020 | TARLTON CORP.

Missouri’s first Alternate Care Facility ready for coronavirus patients

Market Data | April 14, 2020 | BD+C Editors

A robot dog conducts site inspections and going to the library with little kids just got easier.

Starbucks in Bothell, Wash., gets CO through a virtual building inspection

This Starbucks and an adjacent bank in Bothell, Wash., were opened thanks to a virtual building inspection by the city. The coffeeshop's drive-thru has stayed open through the COVID-19 pandemic.


Coronavirus | April 13, 2020 | Avalon Development

Bothell, Wash., issues a certificate of occupancy to developer after inspecting the property online. 

Meet Spot Dog: The robotic inspection dog for construction jobsites

This four-legged robot, whose gait resembles a dog's, is capturing construction data for several general contractors around the country. Images courtesy Swinerton


AEC Tech | April 13, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Boston Dynamics, the robot’s creator, has about 100 machines in the field currently.

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Coronavirus | April 13, 2020 | AGC

Association officials urge quick enactment of infrastructure investment, relief for hard-hit firms and pensions in...

Life of an Architect Podcast | April 13, 2020 | Bob Borson, FAIA

Architects are using technology more and more, and with each passing day, more of this technology is available from...

Mother and son working in the Fairfield

Photo: Chris Cunningham, courtesy of Quinn Evans.

Great Solutions | April 13, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The workstations are the perfect remedy for squirming, restless children and toddlers.

Market Data | April 13, 2020 | BD+C Editors

How prefab can enable the AEC industry to quickly create new hospital beds and Abu Dhabi launches a design competit...

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Codes and Standards | April 13, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Cool Abu Dhabi aims to transform urban life in the Middle East.

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