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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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Rendering courtesy CFC

Retail Centers | June 17, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will be a national flagship location for Greenhouse.

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

Santa Fe becomes the second city in the world to achieve LEED v4.1 and the megacity is dead.

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Codes and Standards | June 17, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New Mexico community gained credits for resilience planning, including public health crises.

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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Coronavirus | June 17, 2020 | HGA Insights Blog | Heather Kampa and Sherry Mack

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are managing sudden change as they assess the impact on workplace desig...

The newly opened West County Behavioral Center will handle patient overflow from the West County Health Center next door. Images: HED

Healthcare Facilities | June 16, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This project went the extra mile to comply with the state’s design and construction regulations.

June 16, 2020 | Star Building Systems |

The car-selling market isn’t the only domain Auto Lenders was intent on turning sideways.

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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Market Data | June 16, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium has its own brewery and workers want policy changes before they return to offices.

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Building Tech | June 16, 2020 | thyssenkrupp Elevator

To ensure peace of mind for passengers, the company is focusing on three pillars: hygiene, social distancing and to...

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Codes and Standards | June 15, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Includes third-party validation of COVID-19 preventive measures.

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Market Data | June 15, 2020 | International Code Council

Companies and building managers can access free resources at the Code Council’s Coronavirus Response Center.

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Codes and Standards | June 15, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

More office cleaning, work from home opportunities, and staying home when sick among the desired adjustments.

Tottenham Stadium Exterior

All photos courtesy Populous.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | June 15, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Populous designed the project.

Altering the densities of an academic building by student use is one of the solutions for infection control suggested in a white paper on how to make college campuses ready to reopen. Images: Leo A Daly

Coronavirus | June 14, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Leo A Daly white paper suggests dividing students into smaller “cohorts,” and assigning bathroom spaces.

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

How will museums change in the face of COVID-19 and the patriarch of The Boldt Company dies.

"The Weekly," a new virtual news program from Building Design+Construction, debuted Thursday, June 11
Coronavirus | June 12, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The first episode, now available on demand, features experts from Robins & Morton, Gensler, and FMI on the curr...

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

Mass timber, augmented reality, and modular construction among the trends.

Interior of a museum
Museums | June 12, 2020 | SmithGroup Perspectives blog | Jerry Vanek

This new environment may herald innovative economic models and change the way we think about museum design.

Oscar C. Boldt, chairman of The Boldt Company, was with his family's business since the 1940s.  Image: The Boldt Company 

Contractors | June 11, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Oscar Boldt left an indelible business and charitable mark.

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

Provides guidance on cleaning and disinfecting buildings using green cleaning best practices.

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

Istanbul opens largest base-isolated hospital in the world and AIA issues tools for reducing risk of COVID-19 trans...

Aegis Living Outdoor Living Room concept

Aegis Living Outdoor Living Room concept. All photos courtesy Aegis Living.

Senior Living Design | June 11, 2020 | AEGIS LIVING

Aegis Living creates a plexiglass-wrapped outdoor space for residents to sit while visiting with family members....

Residences of Crystal Lake

All photos courtesy Skender.

Multifamily Housing | June 10, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

UrbanWorks designed the project.

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

Tailored strategies offered for offices, retailers, schools, and senior living facilities.

The 1-million-sm Basaksehir Cam and Sakura Hospital in Istanbul is designed to withstand a seismic event that might happen only every 2,500 years. Images: Ronesons Holding

Healthcare Facilities | June 10, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Cloud computing allowed complicated design to be completed in less than a year.

Market Data | June 10, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Singapore's newest residential district and CannonDesign unveils COVID Shield.

Avenue South Residences facade

All renderings courtesy ADDp Architects

Multifamily Housing | June 09, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

ADDP Architects designed the project.

Architecture after the coronavirus, healthcare design by HMC ARCHITECTS

Technology is expected to play a bigger role in keeping patients and staff safe. HMC Architects designed the operating room at Henderson Hospital in Henderson, Nev., with narrow spectrum lighting for infection control. Dave Fennama/HMC Architects


Coronavirus | June 09, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Architecture and construction firms—and their clients—are asking new questions about infection control as it pertai...

NFPA develops business reopening checklist for fire and life safety measures

The new NFPA resource addresses the factors that should be confirmed by a qualified person before re-opening a building to ensure the safety of all its occupants. Photo: Silviu Costin Iancu from Pixabay



Fire and Life Safety | June 09, 2020 | NFPA

The new checklist helps building owners and facility managers ensure fire and life safety as businesses prepare to...

Coronavirus | June 09, 2020 | Cannon Design Blog |

As the world evolves its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, one clear reality is testing for the virus will be part...

Market Data | June 09, 2020 | ABC

Nonresidential construction backlog is down 0.8 months compared to May 2019 and declined year over year in every in...

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