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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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September 01, 2005 | David Barista and Merritt Watts

The nation's colleges and universities are building at such a pace, and to such a level of luxuriance, as to defy aug...

December 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

There's Team Puma in the Great Plains, e-Steel in the Southwest, the Steel Frame Alliance in the Midwest and South, a...

October 01, 2007 | Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Employees heading to the cafeteria in USG's new headquarters in Chicago are waking up to something besides a shot of...

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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October 01, 2008 |

The show will go on in Kansas City's beloved Music Hall and Municipal Auditorium thanks to a fast-track renovation an...

January 01, 2008 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

Let's see, anything new in the housing market since our report of a year ago? Nothing much. Just the complete collaps...

May 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

After dropping out of both Brown University and Amherst College and finally giving up his dream of playing profession...

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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February 26, 2007 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Canada's largest geothermal system (and the second largest in North America) sits inconspicuously beneath a beautiful...

January 01, 2009 |

Associate VP, project manager TranSystems, Norfolk, Va. EDUCATION BS, MBA, Old Dominion University PROFESSIONAL CREDE...

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

Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash., was built in 1913 and spent nearly a century morphing into a patchwork of outda...

August 11, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

A sea change is gripping the U.S. building industry. Three-dimensional building information modeling is enabling Buil...

January 01, 2009 |

CEO Harris Companies, St. Paul, Minn. EDUCATION BS, Iowa State University PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS LEED AP ACCOMPLISH...

March 01, 2001 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

There comes a time when even the most celebrated building exteriors are in despair. While interior spaces tend to be...

March 01, 2002 | By Morgan Luciana Danner, Production/Web Editor

Instrumental in the birth of the skyscraper, the late New York City architect George B. Post designed a more ornate t...

May 01, 2009 | BD+C Staff

Looking to spice up a dilapidated building with a fresh new brick face? Consider these valuable recommendations from...

September 01, 2002 | Staff

Only one year after September 11, 2001, the building sites that were the targets of the terrorist attacks on that hor...

October 01, 2004 | By Matthew Phair, Contributing Editor

"If you are ever discouraged, or disappointed with your life, I advise you to go to the backstage door of the Biltmor...

December 01, 2007 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

What do Albert “The Boston Strangler” DeSalvo, Malcolm X, Sacco and Vanzetti, Mick Jagger and Annette Bening have in...

March 01, 2003 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Although most A/E/C professionals view grey-water recycling as an application only for the most radical "green" build...

February 01, 2004 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Increased trade with Asia— primarily with China — is altering traditional shipping patterns and making Southern Calif...

February 01, 2009 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

The nanomaterials revolution has brought many innovations to the building sector in recent years—concrete that cleans...

August 01, 2008 | By Shawn Martin, Technical Director, Plumbing Manufacturers Institute

Low-flow showerheads are a tempting proposition for building designers, contractors, and owners looking to boost the...

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

Architects at the San Francisco office of NBBJ were surprised to learn they couldn't use metal cladding to create the...

April 01, 2009 | Dave Barista, Managing Editor

In the ultra-competitive world of commercial construction, where many builders can trace their heritage back 50, 100,...

April 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

The excitement and frenetic activity of Istanbul during the height of the Ottoman Empire five centuries ago must have...

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

Talk about your books being overdue. The residents of Hercules, Calif., had to wait 126 years before they could check...

April 01, 2009 |

At the core of any multi-story building is a safe, reliable mode of vertical transportation. Most building occupants...

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

Hotel construction is booming. Jobsite spending has more than doubled since the beginning of last year, and the value...

September 01, 2005 | Staff

For a number of years, New York-based A/E firm HLW International (#27 on BD&C's Giants 2005 A/E list) and Accu-Co...

January 01, 2006 | Staff

"Continuing education in many professions is a proven means for ensuring that the profession remains current." So sta...

October 01, 2003 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

At the time of its construction in the mid-19th century, Tweed Courthouse was at the center of political corruption i...

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