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A new Justice Center will be attached to the existing courthouse

Montgomery County is building a new Justice Center (right), that will be connected to the 119-year-old courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Images: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Justice Facilities | June 15, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Versions of this civic project have been in the works since at least 2015.

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Loisium hotel expansion exterior

All photos: © Hertha Hurnaus

Hotel Facilities | May 26, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Steven Holl Architects designed both the expansion and the original resort with associate architects Sam-Ott-Reinis...

May 26, 2021 | Abundance: The Paladino Blog | Hanna Swaintek

Embodied carbon is defined as the carbon footprint of a material, and is expressed in metric tons of CO2e.

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Codes and Standards | May 26, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Hundreds of facilities in 33 countries could begin recycling PVs.

When choosing an architectural coatings system, there are an abundance of qualities to look for. An architect or specifier desires a coating system that is sustainable and durable. Additionally, a coatings system must provide the aesthetic properties needed by the architect as well, not only at the time of initial coating, but for decades to come.

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Harvard SEC exterior at dusk

All Photos: Brad Feinknopf

University Buildings | May 26, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Behnisch Architekten designed the project.

Doug Woods (center), in a 2015 photo with DPR Construction cofounders Ron Davidowski (left) and Peter Nosler. Their business is one of the industry's leading general contractors. Images: DPR

Doug Woods (center), in a 2015 photo with DPR Construction cofounders Ron Davidowski (left) and Peter Nosler. Their business is one of the industry's leading general contractors. Images: DPR

   

Contractors | May 25, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

His management style stressed collaboration that can tackle complex projects.

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Codes and Standards | May 25, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Focus is on energy generation, but building efficiency also plays a role.

As architects design high-performing commercial buildings, supporting life safety via perimeter fire containment systems is critical. Specifying a tested, listed assembly that incorporates six essential design elements and withstands extreme testing conditions can help architects support passive life safety and optimize opportunities for egress during a commercial building fire.

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Infinity pool atop Brooklyn Point high rise

A 27-ft-long infinity pool gives residents of Brooklyn Point a panoramic view. Image: 7 Train Media

Multifamily Housing | May 25, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Brooklyn Point features an infinity pool that’s nearly 700 feet above the street.

Photo: John Horner

Education Facility | May 25, 2021 | AIA

Recipients' designs enhance student learning experiences.

A digital twin of Marishal Square in Scotland

A digital twin of the two-building, 177,000-sf Marischal Square in Aberdeen, Scotland, draws upon sensors that, among other things, alert the management to building-control failures and monitor leasing and occupancy. Rendering: Cityzenith

   

AEC Tech | May 24, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Ernst & Young’s white paper makes its cases for the technology’s myriad benefits.

The exterior of Orlando's newest mixed-use tower

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Mixed-Use | May 24, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

DLR Group is designing the project.

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Codes and Standards | May 24, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Focus on grid-interactive buildings; Energy Star expansion; new targets for energy, water reduction.

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Market Data | May 24, 2021 | AGC

Texas and Louisiana have worst job losses since February 2020, while Utah and Idaho are the top gainers.

760 Ralph McGill Boulevard exterior at night

Renderings courtesy Proloog.

Mixed-Use | May 24, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is currently under construction along Atlanta’s BeltLine.

May 21, 2021 | Stantec Blog | Jason Beske and David Dixon

Our outdated malls can be remade for a renaissance. Here’s how to get started.

Factory-warehouse space will be in greater demand

The industrial sector, which includes warehouses, is expected to be one of the key growth drivers for commercial real estate. Image: Pixabay

Industry Research | May 20, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

It’s going to take some time, though, for the office sector to recover

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Codes and Standards | May 20, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Growing concern that PV industry is dependent on work camps in China.

Exterior of Buffalo Wings & Rings in Milford, Ohio

The rebranding of the Buffalo Wings & Rings in Milford, Ohio, features an outdoor dining area and valet drive-through pickup lane. Images: Courtesy of NELSON Worldwide

Reconstruction & Renovation | May 20, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Buffalo Wings & Rings initiates a chainwide rollout of a concept designed by NELSON Worldwide.

California Veteran Home, Skilled Nursing Facility and Memory Care aerial

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Healthcare Facilities | May 20, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A team of Rudolph and Sletten and CannonDesign will design and build the facility.

Innovations Academy in San Diego

Nearly 13% of the $38 million renovation contract for the Innovations Academy in San Diego went to disabled-veteran owned subcontractors. Image: Courtesy of Balfour Beatty

Contractors | May 20, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Contracts for work it’s done for the San Diego Unified School District have extended to several disabled vet-owned...

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Mixed-Use | May 19, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KTGY is designing the project.

The post-COVID-19 state of senior living design
Senior Living Design | May 19, 2021 | BD+C Staff

Two senior living design experts discuss the latest trends and innovations in the senior living building sector. ...

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Codes and Standards | May 19, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Allow customers better control of circuits; utilities can better manage demand.

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame court

Photos courtesy CambridgeSeven

Museums | May 19, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

CambridgeSeven designed the project.

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Market Data | May 19, 2021 | AIA

Demand signals construction is recovering.

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Codes and Standards | May 18, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contriubting Editor

Tests conducted in support of new criteria for design of CLT diaphragm.

Multifamily housing sector sees near record proposal activity in early 2021

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Multifamily Housing | May 18, 2021 | PSMJ

The multifamily sector led all housing submarkets, and was third among all 58 submarkets tracked by PSMJ in the fir...

Market Data | May 18, 2021 |

The report examines electricity, fossil fuel, water/sewer, and carbon footprint.

The Beam exterior in Tempe

Renderings courtesy RSP Architects

Office Building Design | May 18, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

RSP Architects designed the building.

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Codes and Standards | May 17, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

More than a dozen advocacy groups want feds to start over.

Carolina Gaming Arena

Photos: Hayden Christopher

University Buildings | May 17, 2021 | David Malone

Clark Nexsen designed the project.

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