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

New windows, doors, and skylights will get to market faster.

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Office Building Design | February 11, 2020 | David Barista, Editorial Director

There’s money to be made in rehabbing Class B and Class C office buildings, according to a new ULI report.

Rendering of David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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Healthcare Facilities | February 11, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building creates a model for 21st century cancer care.

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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February 10, 2020 | Petersen Aluminum

Designers with SmithGroup’s Phoenix office drew on the surrounding desert’s muted color palette, along with the tow...

February 10, 2020 | Bill O'Keeffe |

We are pleased to announce and share that the second phase of this $8 million expansion, upgrading our fire rated g...

LMN Architects in Seattle spent almost four years perfecting PODDs, a device that could network with a large number of sensor units to track a building’s interior living environment. The firm’s goal is to be able to analyze sensor data to determine how well its next building project will perform. Adam Hunter/LMN Architects.

Big Data | February 10, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Sensors capture data that provides developers, owners, and AEC firms with actionable insights on building performan...

Sino-French Aviation campus

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University Buildings | February 10, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

HENN designed the project.

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Codes and Standards | February 07, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Intent is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; improve efficiency for buildings larger than 25,000 sf.

BANC roof deck rendering

BANC, a mixed-used building under construction in Irvine, Calif., will feature a 40,000-sf entertainment amenity on top of its garage. Courtesy: AO Architects

Mixed-Use | February 07, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Roof deck entertainment spaces are popular amenities that present engineering and code complexities.

WÖHR Multiparker 730 system

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Transportation & Parking Facilities | February 07, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is being built beneath an upcoming addition to the clinic.

The span connects Sea-Tac's new International Arrivals Facility with the airport's South Satellite. Images: Courtesy of Clark Construction

Airports | February 07, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

It took eight years to plan, design, and construct this bridge.

NBBJ acquires immersive technology design studio ESI Design Terrell Place in Washington, D.C., features 1,700-sf of motion-activated LED displays. Photo: Caleb Tkach courtesy EDI Design/NBBJ

Terrell Place in Washington, D.C., features 1,700-sf of motion-activated LED displays. Photo: Caleb Tkach courtesy ESI Design/NBBJ

    

Architects | February 06, 2020 | NBBJ

NBBJ has acquired experience design studio ESI Design. The acquisition signals a new era where buildings will be tr...

Seminary Hill Cider Mill in Callicoon, N.Y.

Seminary Hill Cider Mill in Callicoon, N.Y., is meeting Passive House standards with two temperature zones: one for apple storage and production on the lower level, the other for tasting events on the upper. Image credit: River Architects

Sustainability | February 06, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Passive solutions that reduce a building’s energy consumption could get more viable as cities toughen CO2...

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Codes and Standards | February 06, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Process often used to predict interior surface temperatures on fenestration.

LEGOLAND Water Park promotional material

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Sports and Recreational Facilities | February 06, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The water park will be part of Italy’s Gardaland Theme Park in Gardaland, Italy.

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Great Solutions | February 05, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Precise positioning of mechanicals above its lighting keeps New York’s kinetic event space, The Shed, running.

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Market Data | February 05, 2020 | AGC

Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas and Kansas City have largest gains; New York City and Fairbanks, Alaska lag the most as...

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Codes and Standards | February 05, 2020 | Peter, Fabris, Contributing Editor

Clarifies the responsibilities of rental housing providers and renters.

The Digital World: BIM event

The one-day event took place at Whitehall Place, in London. Photos courtesy John Tobin

   

AEC Tech | February 05, 2020 | JOHN TOBIN AIA, NEW YORK OFFICE DIRECTOR, SMRT ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS

Digital twin, ISO standards, blockchain, and data were the hot topics at the recent The Digital World: BIM event....

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Market Data | February 04, 2020 | AGC

Homebuilding strengthens but infrastructure and other nonresidential spending fades in recent months, reversing pat...

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

Governor has seven key strategies for emissions cuts.

Market Data | February 04, 2020 | IMEG

Founded in 1938 in Minneapolis, Clark Engineering has an extensive history of public and private project experience...

New Suffolk wordmark

Suffolk has issued a new wordmark as part of its rebranding.

Contractors | February 04, 2020 | Suffolk

General contractor expands services beyond construction into vertical service lines.

OPL LAC aerial at night

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Library | February 04, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Diamond Schmitt Architects is designing the project.

 

Huoshenshan hospital

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Healthcare Facilities | February 03, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

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80 M street east

For a 100,000-sf, three-story overbuild at 80 M Street East in Washington, D.C., Hickok Cole and Arup will use mass timber, which the developer Columbia Property Trust believes will lure tenants and justify higher rents. Image: Hickok Cole Architects

Wood | February 03, 2020 |  John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Mass timber is finally making a dent in commercial construction. But can it keep up with demand?

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Office Building Design | February 03, 2020 | Leslie Suhr, Architect, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, Fitwel Ambassador, LEO A Daly

For companies experiencing rapid growth, work-life balance can be a challenge to maintain, yet it remains a vital a...

Life of an Architect Podcast | February 03, 2020 | Bob Borson, FAIA

Finding the right sort of person who can help guide you through the various stages of your career can be incredibly...

This cutaway shows MULTI, Thyssenkrupp's innovative sideways elevator system, which it introduced in 2017. Thyssenkrupp is considering several bids for its Elevator Technology business unit. Image: Thyssenkrupp

Building Technology | January 31, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Engineering firm Kone Oyj raises the ante and joins three other suitor groups that have made multibillion dollar offe...

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Codes and Standards | January 31, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Rankings of states for LEED certified square feet per person released.

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