How the coronavirus is impacting the AEC industry

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Coronavirus | March 13, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Here's the latest news BD+C editors are tracking on COVID-19's impact on the AEC industry and the real estate market.

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Market Data | March 04, 2020 | ABC

Private nonresidential spending rose 0.8% on a monthly basis and is up 0.5% compared to the same time last year....

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Codes and Standards | March 04, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Will collaborate on new code requirements.

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara

Photo: Alice Clancy

Architects | March 04, 2020 | The Hyatt Foundation

As architects and educators since the 1970s, Farrell and McNamara create spaces that are at once respectful and new...

Trim-Tex recently rolled out its latest vinyl corner bead innovation, Fast Edge®, promising to drastically cut down on the time and material it takes to finish drywall corners. How much can these corner beads actually save contractors? They put it to the test!

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77 Greenwich in New York City architect FXCollaborative

77 Greenwich in New York City combines spaces for a school and residential tenants. These “hybrid” buildings are becoming a more attractive option in this land-scarce metro. Renderings: FXCollaborative

   

Reconstruction & Renovation | March 03, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

“Found money” for owners looking to monetize their air spaces, says FXCollaborative, which has designed several of...

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Codes and Standards | March 03, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Tool adds more transparency to certification.

REI Headquarters aerial

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Office Building Design | March 03, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

NBBJ designed the project.

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Sustainability | March 02, 2020 | City of Buffalo

EIBs offer a novel approach to pay for high-impact projects based in part on the environmental, social, and/ or eco...

Life of an Architect Podcast | March 02, 2020 | Bob Borson, FAIA

Architectural technology is changing how architects work, and what’s "in" today might be irrelevant by next week—bu...

The Momentary Exterior

All photos: Dero Sanford

Art Galleries | March 02, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Wheeler Kearns Architects designed the adaptive reuse project.

 

Holly St. Clair, Sasaki's first Chief Technology Officer, was recently recognized as one of the country's leading influencers. Image: Sasaki

Architects | March 02, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Following an industry trend, the firms hire chiefs of technology and sustainability, respectively.

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Codes and Standards | February 28, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Policies include sea walls, levies, and relocation.

Valleywise health entrance

All renderings courtesy Cuningham Group

Healthcare Facilities | February 28, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Cuningham Group Architecture and EYP designed the project.

 

Peanuts Cafe

All renderings courtesy The McBride Company

Retail Centers | February 28, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The McBride Company partnered with Peanuts Worldwide LLC to design the concept.

 

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Codes and Standards | February 27, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Use of ear buds, headphones banned by some contractors.

A look at milieu based on desired level of activation and socialization.

Healthcare Facilities | February 27, 2020 | GBBN Insights | Angela Mazzi, FAIA, FACHA, EDAC, Associate Principal

It’s time to take a closer look at the collection of therapeutic settings known as milieu.

All renderings courtesy Disney

Sports and Recreational Facilities | February 27, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

This will be Disney’s second private island retreat.

 

Sustainability | February 26, 2020 | CallisonRTKL blog | Yarden Harari

The concepts of embodied carbon, zero waste, and deconstruction and reuse often run on parallel tracks.

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Codes and Standards | February 26, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

ACI Collection features guidance on structural concrete construction and rehabilitation.

Lina Ghotmeh Architecture

Architects | February 26, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The winning project will be created and presented during Milan Design Week 2020.

 

Serramonte Faculty and Staff housing project, Jefferson Union High School District Daly City, California SVA Architects

The Serramonte Faculty and Staff housing project will offer apartments at rents that are 50% of comparable market rate. Image courtesy of SVA Architects

Multifamily Housing | February 26, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editors

One high school district in Daly City has broken ground on 122-apartment building.

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

Aim is to realize full potential value of a building throughout its life cycle.

225 polk exterior

Photos courtesy of Eric Laignel

Adaptive Reuse | February 25, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building was originally constructed in 1965.

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Sports and Recreational Facilities | February 25, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Populous designed the project.

What you should know about Wi-Fi calling - Boingo
Multifamily Housing | February 25, 2020 | Boingo: Where Connectivity Meets Community |

Wi-Fi calling has been around for many years, but confusion remains about what it is, how it works, and why it’s ex...

Team members navigating a VR walkthrough via Fuzor Project. Photo: VIATechnik

February 24, 2020 | VIATechnik blog | Flora Liu, Studio Lead, VIATechnik

The importance of model-based design reviews for project success.

Architects | February 24, 2020 | NACLab Blog | Cheryl Jacobs, AIA, LEED AP, Associate Principal, NAC Architecture

Can architecture not only shape lives, but contribute to a more equitable and just society for marginalized people?...

Renaissance Square, completed last year, is Puerto Rico's first mixed-income public housing development. Image credits: Alvarez-Diaz & Villalon

Multifamily Housing | February 23, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Federal help means tougher code enforcement. And will this island of homeowners embrace renting?

Knotel's Boston location. Knotel, which provides flexible workplace solutions, bagged the biggest deal with ConTech investors in 2019

An inside look at Knotel's Boston location. Knotel, which provides flexible workplace solutions, bagged the biggest deal with ConTech investors in 2019. Image: Knotel

    

AEC Tech | February 22, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Builtworlds’ annual list of venture deals led by workspace providers.

Market Data | February 21, 2020 | ABC

70% of contractors expect their sales to increase over the first half of 2020.

Codes and Standards | February 21, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

AIA speaks out against measure.

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