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North Flats, Austin College's newest student housing building, houses 130 students. Images: Courtesy KWA Construction

Higher Education | August 26, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

KWA Construction built the school’s new residence hall, nearly 10 years after its first student housing project for...

Platform will allow researchers to test energy system integration at scale

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Codes and Standards | August 25, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently launched the Advanced...

Co-living firm Common issues RFP for the future home office and work hub
Coronavirus | August 25, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Common, the U.S.’s largest co-living company, recently released an RFP for a...

As we assess what we've learned from the COVID-19 pandemic so far, keeping interior spaces clean is part of the equation to preventing similar situations in the future.

This whitepaper will cover common ways surfaces can become contaminated, the causes, the impacts and the solutions for cleaner, more-resilient interiors.

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Video: What's driving the boom in life sciences real estate?
Laboratories | August 25, 2020 | BD+C Staff

JLL's Audrey Symes discusses the drivers of growth across the nation's life sciences cluster hubs.

Video: 5 building sectors to watch amid COVID-19
Coronavirus | August 25, 2020 | BD+C Staff 

RCLCO's Brad Hunter reveals the winners and non-winners of the U.S. real estate market during the coronavirus pande...

6 must reads for the AEC industry today: August 26, 2020
Coronavirus | August 26, 2020 | BD+C Staff

Big-box retailers’ profits surge, and rent payment tracker finds 90% of apartment households paying rent.

When it comes to choosing between material made from waste and virgin raw material, performance level is often debated. But it’s a problem that doesn’t exist anymore. The development of new technologies and manufacturing processes has given way to sustainable materials that are on the same performance level as virgin material. 

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7 must reads for the AEC industry today August 25, 2020
Coronavirus | August 25, 2020 | BD+C Staff

Medical office buildings get a boost by demand and capital, and why the COVID-19 pandemic is increasing the need fo...

Guidance on design assist vs. delegated design released
Contractors | August 24, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) have released a...

Portland’s zoning reform looks to boost the ‘missing middle’ of housing

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Multifamily Housing | August 24, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The city council in Portland, Ore., recently approved the “Residential Infill Project” (RIP), a package of amendmen...

Texaco’s century-old headquarters is now a luxury apartment community

An authentic 12-foot-long illuminated Texaco sign in The Star’s Prohibition-style speakeasy basement, which features a golf simulator, a theater, climate-controlled storage lockers for residents, a dog wash facility, a dog run that uses a network of underground tunnels, and poker, pool, and ping pong tables. Photo: Lauren Parsons

    

Multifamily Housing | August 24, 2020 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

After sitting vacant for nearly three decades, the former home of Texaco, Inc. has been converted into a 17-story,...

How Boingo is helping to boost IPA’s bottom line
Multifamily Housing | August 24, 2020 | Boingo: Where Connectivity Meets Community | BOINGO: WHERE CONNECTIVITY MEETS COMMUNITY

Investment Property Advisors is using Boingo's instant-on, managed Wi-Fi and data solutions to attract multifamily...

The conventional real estate market has written off these "misfit parcels," but KFA Architecture sees them as the future of affordable housing in Los Angeles.

The conventional real estate market has written off these "misfit parcels," but KFA Architecture sees them as the future of affordable housing in greater Los Angeles.

Multifamily Housing | August 23, 2020 | LIVIA CAVALLO AND JOHN ARNOLD, AIA, KFA ARCHITECTURE

"Misfit parcels" could be the key to providing more affordable housing in Los Angeles, say two experienced multifam...

Interior_stantec_posproduction_stars Reconstruction could be COVID-19’s silver lining

The BEAT is a 695,000-sf repositioning of a three-story office and industrial building in Dorchester, Mass., that once housed the headquarters for the Boston Globe. The space is being transformed into a modern hub for creative office, laboratory, and retail uses. Its multistory atrium will serve as a central gathering place with a food hall.

    

Reconstruction & Renovation | August 21, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Existing buildings are being adapted to the ‘new normal’ for health and wellness.

Advocate Aurora's newest Ambulatory Health Center cut a month off of its construction thanks to integrated project delivery that included subs, which is still a rarity in nonresidential building.  Images: John Magnoski

Building Team | August 21, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Prefabrication played a major role in quickening construction.

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

Student housing in the COVID-19 era and wariness of elevators may stymie office reopening.

August 20, 2020 | APA – The Engineered Wood Association |

 A look into the most common wood construction framing errors, and how to avoid them, in today’s nonresidential con...

Fabcon structural precast panels are produced in one of our four, climate-controlled facilities ensuring uninterrupted production, quality and efficiency to every project.

At 150,000 square feet, Clam Outdoors’ new facility provided much-needed, unified space for manufacturing, storage and personnel.

August 20, 2020 | FABCON PRECAST

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Codes and Standards | August 20, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Workers could balk at returning to high-rises.

University Buildings | August 20, 2020 | Mike Porritt, Vice President, International Advisory Services at Scion Group; Doug Campbell, Ghafari Education Director; and Mike Durand, Ghafari Vice President, Healthcare

Student housing remains a vital part of the student and campus experience.

Harold Simmons Park jail building reimagining

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Reconstruction & Renovation | August 20, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Weiss/Manfredi was selected as the design architect for the project.

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

Japan takes on the public restroom and a look at the evolution of retail.

Retail Centers | August 19, 2020 | Stantec Blog | Nathan Jamieson and Angelo Ligotti

From malls and big-box stores to online delivery and mall redevelopment: Here’s how the retail landscape has evolve...

Ebisu Park toilet

Ebisu Park. All images courtesy Tokyo Toilet

Architects | August 19, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

17 toilets throughout Shibuya will be redesigned as part of the project.

Codes and Standards | August 19, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Outdated policies favor fossil fuels.

Market Data | August 19, 2020 | BD+C Editors

July architectural billings remained stalled and Florida becomes third state to adopt concrete repair code.

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Market Data | August 18, 2020 | AIA

Clients showed reluctance to sign contracts for new design projects during July.

Post COVID-19, the construction sector should stabilize next year and see modest growth in 2021-22, according to JLL's latest outlook. Images and charts: JLL

Market Data | August 18, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

But labor and materials costs are already coming down, according to latest JLL report.

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Codes and Standards | August 18, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Sets minimum requirements for design, construction, repair of concrete structural elements in buildings.

Market Data | August 18, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The world's first AI-driven facade system and LA's Greek Theatre restoriation completes.

Coronavirus | August 17, 2020 | LS3P Foresight | Shawn Sowers AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Campus communities include international, intergenerational, and varied health-risk populations.

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