The 22,000-sf, 12-bedroom Almost Home Kids facility in Peoria, Ill., provides transitional care for children with complicated health conditions. Images: Ballogg Photography

Healthcare Facilities | December 12, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its newest location is positioned as a prototype for national growth.

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Curved Tite-Loc panels are finished in Aged Copper

Metals | October 02, 2018 | Petersen Aluminum

Curved metal canopies boost safety, appeal of commuter train station.

Nonresidential spending reaches new high in August

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Contractors | October 02, 2018 | ABC

Total nonresidential spending stood at $762.7 billion in August, an increase of 8.4% compared to one year ago.

One of Bristlecone Construction’s recent projects is Ogden Street Flats, a 29-unit, $8.4 million apartment building in Denver that will integrate an existing 1930s auto shop with the new five-story structure.  Bristlecone will complete the concrete and framing, and provide General Contracting Services. Rendering: Range Design and Architecture

Contractors | October 02, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Bristlecone Construction brings self-performing expertise in concrete and framing.

Codes and Standards | October 02, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Stretch codes, more stringent credentials for designers, contractors, and inspectors may be needed.

Drawing from more than 60 research reports, stok, the global real estate service provider, has calculated how occupancy in high-performance buildings improves the tenant's profitability over a decade. Image: stok

Sustainable Design and Construction | October 02, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A stok-generated report calculates dollar gains from improvements in employee productivity, retention, and wellness....

Upcycle, an 81,000-sf office building in Austin, Texas, reused 95% of what had been a recycling warehouse. Adaptation is one of six areas where Gensler's new report on the impact of design on the built environment focuses its recommendations. Image: Gensler

Architects | October 02, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The firm showcases its own recent projects as demonstrations for what can work in six areas.

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Office Building Design | October 01, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

TEN Arquitectos designed the building.

Merwehaven Harbor in Rotterdam will be home to the world’s first floating farm.

The pilot project involves constructing a multi-story floating structure to house cows on the second story, for milk, yogurt, cream, and cheese, and waste collection and processing on the main level for the production of fertilizer. Renderings: Beladon

Great Solutions | September 28, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Merwehaven Harbor in Rotterdam will be home to the world’s first floating farm.

Cambridge Architectural Metal Mesh sails at VINZ on Fairfax. Photo credit: Emilio Azevedo

Metals | September 28, 2018 | Cambridge Architectural

One increasingly popular choice for enhancing aesthetic qualities of multifamily projects is metal mesh.

BD+C editors want your input on AEC technology

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AEC Tech | September 27, 2018 | BD+C Staff

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Codes and Standards | September 27, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Employees crave sunshine and views of the outdoors more than cafeterias, fitness centers, and childcare.

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Retail Centers | September 27, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is designed by PDG Architects and ANTEPE.

Hong Kong Duty Zero © Propaganda Studio Asia

Retail Centers | September 26, 2018 | CallisonRTKL blog | Kevin Horn and Shirley Cheng

Kevin Horn and Shirley Cheng explore how a new generation of travelers is disrupting airport retail.

Codes and Standards | September 26, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Choice of insulating materials can impact indoor air quality, resident health.

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Transit Facilities | September 26, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Once completed, Carnival’s new 180,000-ton ship will homeport in the new Cruise Terminal 3.

Plant Prefab operates a 62,000-sf modular production factory in Rialto, Calif. It plans to use its latest series of financing to invest in new senior hires, strengthening its sales and marketing teams, and further developing its building system. Image: Plant Prefab

Modular Building | September 25, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Los Angeles-based Plant Prefab targets single- and multifamily construction.

Peloton cycling studio at Spoke Apartments

The Peloton cycling studio at Spoke Apartments, Chicago, developed by Bond Companies with Morgan Holdings. A separate fitness space has strength-training gear, WELLBEATS fitness-on-demand, and a yoga studio. A one-acre outdoor amenity space has a pool, bocce court, and entertainment areas. Photo: Spoke Apartments.

Multifamily Housing | September 25, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Equipment choice, room size, program offerings—a lot of thinking has to go into creating a fitness facility that pays...

Market Data | September 25, 2018 | ABC

More than three in four construction firms expect that sales will continue to rise over the next six months, while th...

Codes and Standards | September 25, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Executives concerned about trade policy, labor shortages, approval processes.

Dexter Yard

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Mixed-Use | September 25, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SkB Architects designed the development.

September 24, 2018 | Deltek

CDG turned to Deltek Project Information Management (PIM) to improve its document management and streamline processes...

Meet the 40 under 40 class of 2018

Jason Takeuchi, AIA, NCARB, Architect, Ferraro Choi and Associates, Honolulu


40 Under 40 | September 24, 2018 | BD+C Staff

These AEC stars are making their mark in business, philanthropy, and in their communities.

Architects | September 24, 2018 | Stantec Blog | Mike Gervasi

While offering efficiency and flexibility, modular construction requires extensive planning and collaboration to avoi...

Market Data | September 24, 2018 | Lodging Econometrics

There are 5,988 projects/1,133,017 rooms currently under construction worldwide.

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Multifamily Housing | September 24, 2018 | Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editor

Using bold cantilevering and imaginative structural design, ODA and its project team created a 12-story building whos...

A new JLL report provides in-depth breakdowns for the cost of office fit outs in the U.S. and Canada, based on more than 2,800 projects that the firm has managed. Image: JLL

Market Data | September 21, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This year’s analysis draws from 2,800 projects.

Metals | September 21, 2018 | Star Building Systems |

Church expansion project combines unconventional aesthetic design with high-performance building envelope components....

Codes and Standards | September 21, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Includes mandatory rest breaks, heat-exposure monitoring, record-keeping injury requirement.

Market Data | September 21, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The AIA Consensus Construction Forecast is projecting 4.7% growth in nonresidential construction spending in 2018....

The main entry to Mulligan School

The main entry to Mulligan School on Sheffield Avenue has a gray limestone surround with foliate ornament and a tall pediment set on pilasters. The iron fence was reclaimed from remnant pieces after the fire and remade from scratch to match the original.

Multifamily Housing | September 21, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

A project team soldiers on in the wake of a nightmarish turn of events.

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