AEC angel investor

Jesse Devitte is among the coterie of savvy venture capitalists who saw gold in those AEC hills. McKinsey & Company estimates that investors pumped more than $10 billion into “contech” startups between 2000 and 2017. Illustration: Cathy LePenske, BD+C

Movers+Shapers | April 19, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Jesse Devitte is among the prescient venture capitalists who’ve bet on the AEC industry finally coming around to design and construction technology.

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Codes and Standards | March 07, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

State also repeals business furniture flammability standard.

Front line worker wearing Trimble XR10

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Augmented Reality | March 07, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The wearable device is hard hat compatible.

Little Hero, an eight-story building in Melbourne, Australia, was among the first in that country whose floors were manufactured and finished offsite, and then stacked and snapped together onsite. Image: The Hickory Group

Building Technology | March 06, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A paper by Deloitte looks back at an origin case study. But the country has yet to develop a fully formed industry....

MLK Plaza exterior

Photo credit: Miguel de Guzman / ImagenSubliminal

Multifamily Housing | March 06, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project was financed by the City’s ELLA program.

What is the role of the architect in healthcare data security?

Photo: Chris Grant, courtesy HMC Architects

Healthcare Facilities | March 06, 2019 | HMC Architects Blog | George Vangelatos, Chief Design Officer, and Michael Williams, Senior Medical Planner, HMC Architects

Safeguarding sensitive data is top of mind for healthcare administrators across the country, and, due to the maliciou...

Office Building Design | March 06, 2019 | Cannon Design Blog | Swapna Sathyan

The relationship between workplace design and company culture isn’t all that different from a tango.

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

Penalties total $2.7 million.

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Market Data | March 06, 2019 | Lodging Econometrics

There are a record-high 6,352 hotel projects and 1.17 million rooms currently under construction worldwide.

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Higher Education | March 06, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Stantec is designing the project.

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Codes and Standards | March 05, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Atlantic City, Annapolis among communities affected.

Kartrite water park under construction

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Hotel Facilities | March 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is slated to open in April.

Kajstaden exterior at night

Photo: Nikolaj Jakobsen

Wood | March 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

C.F. Møller Architects designed the building.

Arata Isozaki named 2019 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate

During his 60-year career, Arata Isozaki has been credited with facilitating dialogue between East and West, reinterpreting global influences within architecture, and supporting the development of younger generations in the field. Photo: The Hyatt Foundation

Architects | March 05, 2019 | The Hyatt Foundation

The Japanese architect, city planner, and theorist is known for his deep commitment to the “art of space” and transna...

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

Architectural fees are a mystery to most people, and there is no shortage of methods that architects charge for their...

March 04, 2019 | Bill O'Keeffe |

New technology allows designers the freedom of large expanses of glazing at less than the cost of standard wall const...

March 04, 2019 | LS3P Foresight | Matt Barnett, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

It is no secret that 40% of the US energy consumption occurs in the building sector.

Nanning China Resources topping out

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High-rise Construction | March 04, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower will become the tallest in Nanning, China upon completion.

Call for entries: 2019 Building Team Awards

Sonoma Academy's Janet Durgin Guild and Commons, Santa Rosa, Calif. Photo: Celso Rojas

Building Team Awards | March 04, 2019 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's Building Team Awards is the industry's only recognition program to honor projects that achieve excell...

March 01, 2019 | Richard Scott-AIA, NCARB, LEED AP of Liberty Building Forensics Group |

Don’t let inexperience and the absence of viewing the building as a whole unit fail to protect you during the buying...

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

Mass. General expansion will be designed for four days of shelter in place.

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

Reduced speed limits, traffic calming, better education seen as keys to improvement.

What happens downtown doesn’t stay downtown: The ripple effects of a strong center city

The mix of uses typically seen in downtowns—stores, housing, offices, arts and entertainment—typically generate far more fiscal revenue than other neighborhoods. Photo: Minneapolis Downtown Council

Urban Planning | March 01, 2019 | Stantec Blog | Beth Elliott, AICP, Senior Urban Planner, Stantec

A new report from the International Downtown Association measures the true value and lasting impact of downtowns and...

Market Data | February 28, 2019 | ABC

Year-over-year GDP growth was 3.1%, while average growth for 2018 was 2.9%.

SKi slope and running trails on Amager Bakke roof

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Industrial Facility | February 28, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The park is designed to act as a ‘green bomb’ for the surrounding area.

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Codes and Standards | February 28, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Growth is fastest in mid-sized cities with strong economies.

Center Spine west

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Airports | February 28, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Skanska and HOK led the design-build team.

Robot Science Museum under construction by robots in Seoul

Rendering: Ediz Akyalçın

Museums | February 27, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Robots will be in charge of jobs such as molding, welding, and polishing metal plates for the museum’s façade, and 3D...

Resiliency | February 27, 2019 | Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings | Maria Roldan and Yanel de Angel

Conceived in the Boston studio of Perkins+Will, the ResilientSEE team developed a resilient planning framework that c...

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Codes and Standards | February 27, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Firm is accepting industry applicants to test the product.

Aerial view of new U.S. embassy campus

All renderings courtesy Weiss/Manfredi

Government Buildings | February 27, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Weiss/Manfredi is designing the project.

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