A two-story building on the campus of Technical University in Dresden, Germany, will demonstrate the facility of carbon-fiber reinforced concrete. Images (c) Iurii Vakaliuk, IMB, TU Dresden 

A two-story building on the campus of Technical University in Dresden, Germany, will demonstrate the facility of carbon-fiber reinforced concrete. Images (c) Iurii Vakaliuk, IMB, TU Dresden

    

Building Materials | June 04, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

But greater use of these materials still faces obstacles.

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Your lighting-controls system can provide you with the right data to inform a smarter, safer strategy for reenterin...

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The Thelma C was built in 1965 for the original owner, Ken Cristoffersen, by Commercial Marine in Seattle, Washingt...

Architects | May 28, 2020 | Ghafari Associates

Global architecture + engineering firm announces investment in experiential design agency.

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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Codes and Standards | May 28, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Includes emergency guidance and upgrades to the LEED green building program.

Boingo’s Ground Control enables multifamily properties to manage community-wide Wi-Fi securely, timely, profitably from any remote location
Multifamily Housing | May 27, 2020 | Boingo: Where Connectivity Meets Community |

Boingo’s Ground Control enables multifamily properties to manage community-wide Wi-Fi securely, timely, profitably...

Market Data | May 27, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Biophilic design on the High Line and the office market could be a COVID-19 casualty.

ALPOLIC metal composite materials have been used in the architectural and commercial building worlds for years. But recently, architects are starting to specify it for residential and other non-traditional applications.  With exceptional warranties and a variety of finishes, it is a perfect fit for homeowners wanting something different.

 

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Codes and Standards | May 27, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

As companies get used to work at home, post-pandemic office market could collapse.

GrizForm Design Architects designed the 2,007-sf Legal Sea Bar, which opened in Washington D.C.'s Union Station two years ago. As restaurants reopen, they are rethinking such matters as whether bar stools need to be spaced out more. Image: GrizForm Design Architects

Coronavirus | May 27, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Three design firms share their takes on what will make customers more comfortable about returning.

512 West 22nd Street roof terrace

All photos: Bruce Damonte

Office Building Design | May 27, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

COOKFOX Architects designed the project.

Market Data | May 26, 2020 | BD+C Editors

AIA's COTE Top Ten Awards and OSHA now requires employers to track COVID-19 cases.

Majority of multifamily developers still face construction delays, says NMHC

The majority of multifamily developers (53%) said they're still facing construction delays due to the coronavirus pandemic, says the NMHC.

     

Coronavirus | May 26, 2020 | NATIONAL MULTIFAMILY HOUSING COUNCIL

More than half (53%) of multifamily developer respondents reported construction delays in the jurisdictions where t...

Life of an Architect Podcast | May 26, 2020 | Bob Borson, FAIA

We have a special guest, Marlon Blackwell, FAIA, on the podcast. If you are not intimately familiar with his work,...

Virtual meeting presentation by Mike Aziz

The author, Mike Aziz, AIA, presented this slide via vimeo as part of a virtual public meeting.

    

Coronavirus | May 26, 2020 | MIKE AZIZ, AIA, LEED AP

Mike Aziz, AIA, presents 9 tips for mastering virtual public meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Codes and Standards | May 26, 2020 | Peter, Fabris, Contributing Editor

Cabinets, appliances, lighting, and lumber diverted from landfills to be repurposed.

Steel Construction and Products | May 26, 2020 | AISC

An innovative cantilevered pedestrian bridge and elevated park concept by Rosannah Harding and Matthew Ostrow of Ha...

Marine Education Center at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

Marine Education Center at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, Mississippi | Lake|Flato Architects in association with Unabridged Architecture

Architects | May 26, 2020 | AIA

Projects integrate high design with advanced performance in ten key areas.

Market Data | May 26, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Apple's new Austin hotel and is CLT really a green solution?

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Codes and Standards | May 26, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Sustainability depends upon forest stewardship, product manufacturing process.

Aerial rendering of Apple's under construction Austin Campus

Rendering courtesy Apple

Hotel Facilities | May 26, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A hotel brand has yet to be announced.

Planning with intent is the key to readiness, states Eppstein Uhen Architects, the guide’s author.

Making better use of parking lots to regulate who enters a healthcare facility is one of the considerations for controlling the spread of infectious diseases made in a new guide released by the architecture firm EUA. Images: EUA

    

Coronavirus | May 22, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Planning with intent is the key to readiness, states Eppstein Uhen Architects, the guide’s author.

Boxyard RTP will be the first retail complex within the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina. Rendering: CallisonRTKL

Modular Building | May 22, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Boxyard RTP, made from 38 shipping containers, will serve as a community gathering and social space.

Photo by Natanael Melchor via Unsplash

The American College of Healthcare Architects surveyed 129 of its members on the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on the design of hospitals and other medical facilities.

   

Coronavirus | May 22, 2020 | AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HEALTHCARE ARCHITECTS

The American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA) has released the key findings of a survey of its members revea...

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Market Data | May 21, 2020 | BD+C Editors

'Creepy' tech invades post-pandemic offices, and meet the new darling of commercial real estate. 

Image of Wel at Humana, a fitness center in Louisville, Ky.

IA | Interior Architects recently completed Wel at Humana, a 29,000-sf fitness center in Louisville, Ky. IA's strategic alliance with Space Matrix will connect the two firms' 1,400 professionals. Images: IA | Interior Archtects

   

Designers | May 21, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

IA | Interior Architects and Space Matrix aspire to more organized project delivery.

UConn Student Rec Center Exterior

All photos courtesy JCJ Architecture

University Buildings | May 20, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project sits at the center of the Storrs campus.

 

May 20, 2020 | LPA Blog |

An aging shopping mall is reimagined as an eSports-focused mixed-use facility, creating new links between the commu...

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Codes and Standards | May 20, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Allows owners broad flexibility on how to achieve goals.

Market Data | May 20, 2020 | BD+C Editors

A wave 'inside' a South Korean building and architecture billings continues historic contraction.

The Wave art installation in Seoul, South Korea

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Designers | May 20, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The anamorphic illusion is complete with matching sound effects.

 

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Codes and Standards | May 20, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Ruling may have implications for other states claiming copyright for building codes.

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