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Wings clipped, airports veer to tech to regain passenger trust

This rendering illustrates CallisonRTKL’s biophilic design for the Guadalajara Airport in Mexico. Passenger well-being is a key driver of that design, which also facilitates touchless processing from curb to gate. Rendering: CallisonRTKL

   

Airports | September 18, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Alternative project delivery methods are also being considered.

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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.

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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The Greek Theatre exterior

All photos by Jim Simmons, courtesy Page & Turnbull

Performing Arts Centers | August 17, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Page & Turnbull led the project in collaboration with design firm Rios.

Courtesy Pixabay

Codes and Standards | August 17, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Pertains to design criteria for nuclear facilities.

Central Place Sydney exterior

All renderings courtesy SOM | Fender Katsalidis

Mixed-Use | August 17, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SOM and Fender Katsalidis are designing the project.

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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Life of an Architect Podcast | August 17, 2020 | Bob Borson, FAIA

In today’s episode, we are talking about starting your own design firm—something that I think every architect walki...

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

5 strategies for creating safer hotel experiences and how to manage multifamily assets when residents no longer lea...

Kenneth D. Simonson has been Chief Economist for the Associated General Contractors of America since 2001.

Kenneth D. Simonson has been Chief Economist for the Associated General Contractors of America since 2001.

Office Building Design | August 16, 2020 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR, BUILDING DESIGN+CONSTRUCTION
Hotel Facilities | August 14, 2020 | Stantec Blog | Duk Kim, Principal, Architect, Global Hospitality Leader

As hotels begin to reopen, the focus on health and safety takes priority while working to preserve the guest experi...

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

The largest single sloped solar array in the country and renewing the healing role of public parks.

The Department of Veterans Affairs' new care center, in Omaha, Neb., offers eight primary clinics. Images: Courtesy of Leo A Daly

Healthcare Facilities | August 13, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Clinic programming enhances patient privacy.

Sustainability | August 13, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The installation sits atop Pittsburgh’s Mill 19.

August 13, 2020 | Bijan Mansouri, TYPAR |

A blower door test, also known as an infiltrometer, uses a high-powered fan and a special machine to measure the ai...

Courtesy Pixabay

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

Looks at space considerations for reopening at different scales.

August 13, 2020 | SmithGroup Perspectives blog | Mike Faulkner, PLA, ASLA

While we can’t accurately predict all the ways we will respond to the current COVID-19 pandemic, it should provide...

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

Apple Central World opens in Bangkok and 7-Eleven to buy Speedway.

Apple Central World exterior

All photos courtesy Foster + Partners

Retail Centers | August 12, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Foster + Partners designed the building.

Courtesy Pixabay

Codes and Standards | August 12, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Overview of Intl. Building Code requirements included.

Market Data | August 12, 2020 | BD+C Editors

UC Davis's new dining commons and the pandemic is revolutionizing healthcare benefits.

Learning Landscape building exterior

All renderings courtesy ZAS Architects

University Buildings | August 12, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

ZAS Architects designed the building.

Courtesy Pixabay

Codes and Standards | August 11, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

More efficient equipment and buildings could make a big difference.

UC Davis Latitude exterior

All photos: Kyle Jeffers

University Buildings | August 11, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

HED designed the project.

Denver Water's new administration building has been designed to achieve net-zero energy standards. Images: Courtesy of Stantec

Sustainability | August 11, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The utility is showcasing a new admin building and a water reuse plan that’s a first for the state.

Market Data | August 11, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Elevators can be a 100% touch-free experience and the construction industry adds 20,000 employees in July.

Coronavirus | August 10, 2020 | LS3P Foresight | Charlotte Blue, Assoc. IIDA

Multifamily developments pose unique challenges and opportunities.

Market Data | August 10, 2020 | Dodge Data & Analytics

This month’s increase in the Dodge Momentum Index was the first in all of 2020.

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Codes and Standards | August 10, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Will collaborate on new structural post-tensioned concrete code requirements.

Toe-to-go system in brass

All images courtesy MAD Elevator

Great Solutions | August 10, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Toe-To-Go elevator system allows riders to operate the elevator entirely with their feet.

Courtesy Pixabay

Market Data | August 10, 2020 | AGC

Association warns skid will worsen without new relief.

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