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BD+C exclusive research: What owners want from AEC firms
Industry Research | April 09, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor 

BD+C’s first-ever owners’ survey finds them focused on improving buildings’ performance for higher investment returns.

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January 01, 2009 |

Managing director, Academic Group Shawmut Design and Construction, Boston EDUCATION BS, Wentworth Institute ofTechnol...

January 01, 2003 | By Daryl Delano, Reed Business Information Economist

Following a stagnant 2001 and a decidedly down 2002, total construction spending (not including single-family housing...

July 01, 2005 | By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor

Business is good, even robust, for many of the AEC firms on BD&C's Giants 300 list. But rapid growth brings with...

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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September 01, 2008 | By Sam Oches, Editorial Intern

A new study sponsored by the Ceilings & Interior Systems Construction Association (CISCA), the trade group repres...

June 01, 2001 | By C.C. Sullivan, Editorial Director

In terms of sustainability, this one is out there. Engineered to protect a fragile ecosystem and to serve as a model...

June 01, 2001 | By Gordon Wright, Senior Editor

The curvilinear shape of Seattle's Experience Music Project (EMP), a museum that documents and celebrates the history...

Get inspired! Brick’s adaptability has made it the premier building material for centuries even as styles come and go. Nothing says “classic” like brick, but nothing says “innovative” like brick either. Check out some examples of how fired clay brick remains a major presence in the 21st Century designer’s palette.

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April 01, 2009 |

Past Winners 2006 FreemanWhite Hnedak Bobo Group McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. Shawmut Design and Construction Wa...

January 01, 2009 |

Director of technology and innovation Morris Architects, Houston EDUCATION BS, MS, Rice University PROFESSIONAL CREDE...

May 01, 2007 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The description “large niche firm” may seem like an oxymoron, but 360-employee architecture firm Anshen+Allen certain...

June 01, 2002 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

The $12.5 million renovation of an historic warehouse into a mixed-use office and retail building that opened last Se...

September 01, 2005 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

The University of California's 10th campus is nestled deep in the San Joaquin Valley, 40 miles south of Modesto, just...

March 01, 2009 | Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Patrick Bellew is very keen on termites. Not just any termites. Barossa termites. The blind wood-munching critters fo...

August 14, 2009 | By Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the nation's oldest technology university, has long prided itself on its state-of-t...

April 01, 2008 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

A developer builds a 17-story hotel using a staggered steel truss framing system, a first for Chicago.

November 01, 2005 | By Dave Barista, Assistant Managing Editor

During the past 20 years, obesity among U.S. adults has increased more than 60%, according to the National Center for...

October 01, 2007 | The Editors

Starting with the first green roof he built on City Hall, Mayor Richard M. Daley has implemented plans and policies t...

December 01, 2008 | By Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

Let's face it: The federal government does not have the greatest reputation for nurturing positive change in the priv...

April 01, 2009 | Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

While Dr. Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, has operated a successful cat hospital in Chico, Calif., for a number of years, a...

November 01, 2002 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Advances in material technology and structural efficiency are enabling Building Teams to produce structures that are...

July 01, 2007 | Jim Haughey, Director, Research and Analytics, Reed Construction Data

Despite the collapse of the condo market, multifamily construction is down only about 5% in the last six months, than...

January 01, 2008 |

Ask Chad Oppenheim where he got the idea for Cube, the 15-story “kit-of-parts” condo high-rise he's designing for Mia...

March 01, 2004 | By Mindi Zissman, Products Editor

By all rights, Mexico City's Torre Mayor should only be 38 stories in height. Through the use of special shock-absorb...

September 01, 2008 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

For more efficient, valuable, and sustainable buildings, it is critical to focus on engineered systems and building a...

May 01, 2006 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

A decade ago, the Houston-based engineering and consulting firm Walter P Moore was experiencing a voluntary annual tu...

February 01, 2002 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Too hip to be caught dead in a mall, yet in need of a one-stop shopping venue where clothes or kitchenware can be pur...

September 01, 2009 |

Between February 1921 and November 1922 five theaters opened along a short stretch of Euclid Avenue in downtown Cleve...

June 01, 2006 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Red is now the hot color! Or is blue cool? Silver might be the in thing. Maybe it's black; then again, has black ever...

May 01, 2007 | Maggie Koerth-Baker, Contributing Editor

It's been more than 70 years since Larry Perkins and Philip Will founded Perkins & Will in Chicago. The ampersand...

January 01, 2009 |

Associate Spectrum Engineers, Salt Lake City EDUCATION BS, Kansas State University MBA, University of Virginia PROFES...

July 01, 2008 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

There are many ways to be green, but three energy-related technologies stand out for their potential to positively im...

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