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Final report: BD+C's 2020 Color Trends Report

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Architects | August 05, 2020 | David Barista, Editorial Director

This special research report from the editors of BD+C explores the leading trends and drivers related to the use of color on commercial, institutional, and multifamily building projects. 

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August 01, 2008 | By Lenora Jane Estes, Editorial Intern

Turn and open. Sounds simple, but for decades Building Teams have been pushed to make door knobs, locks, and related...

February 26, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

If there were any doubts about the dangers of poorly anchored rooftop equipment during a hurricane, building consulta...

April 01, 2003 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Rising 22 stories above one of Santiago, Chile's most high-scale commercial districts, the glass-and-steel corporate...

The Spheres—the crown jewel of Amazon’s Seattle campus—went beyond the bounds of typical planning to achieve a stunning glass dome triumvirate. 

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July 01, 2001 | By Mary Scoviak-Lerner

Trendsetting hotel design is more than theater; it is a sales and marketing tool. One look at hotels as varied as the...

September 01, 2001 | By Mindi Altman Zissman, Assistant Editor

From the incorporation of closed-circuit TV to the installation of access-control systems, technology has no doubt im...

September 01, 2005 | Staff

It is said that a roof is 10% of a project's cost and 90% of its problems. That may be an overstatement, but without...

A much-needed addition to a popular Pittsburgh museum. A new, cutting-edge medical facility in Asheville, North Carolina. What do they have in common? Exterior wall building products from CENTRIA that deliver the goods on both function and design.

 

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February 01, 2009 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Think children's hospital design, and what images spring to mind? Way too many bright, bold colors? An explosion of c...

October 01, 2003 | By Renee Young, Contributing Editor

Architecturally designed to conform to the landscape of the Pikes Peak region, The Broadmoor includes the best featur...

February 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

A proliferation of specialty hospitals, predominantly cardiology, oncology, and orthopedic facilities, are adding fue...

July 01, 2008 |

Hotel construction just keeps booming. Job site spending has more than quadrupled since the beginning of 2004 and is...

April 01, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Since 1993, Salem, Ore., has held the distinction of being the only state capital in the country to operate without c...

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

What do a juggling unicyclist, a Celtic rock musician, a Yoda impressionist, and a certified hand-to-hand sword fight...

April 01, 2001 | By Richard Nemec

Protecting buildings against earthquakes is not a new concept. Techniques such as the use of shear walls and braced f...

March 01, 2001 | By Gordon Wright, Senior Editor

An asymmetrical "geode" is the signature feature of new 250,000-sq.-ft. building on the University of Minnesota campu...

October 01, 2007 | Annie Hartman, Editorial Intern

Chicago has about 1,900 miles of public alleys—more than any other city in the world. The Chicago Department of Trans...

June 01, 2004 | By Matthew Phair, Contributing Editor

Records of the public library in Southfield, Mich., go back 160 years, and they tell an interesting tale. In 1845, th...

September 01, 2002 | By Matthew Phair

No one will ever know exactly how many people died immediately from the impact of the plane crashes into the Twin Tow...

January 01, 2009 |

Senior associate Gensler, Los Angeles EDUCATION BA, BArch, Rice University PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS LEED AP ACCOMPLIS...

April 01, 2009 | Dave Barista, Managing Editor

When it comes to employee training and development, few AEC firms can say they rank with the likes of Microsoft, KPMG...

February 01, 2003 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

Remember the early days of the Clinton administration, when 'ol Bill anointed his wife Healthcare Czarina and threw h...

April 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Assistant Managing Editor

Two-thousand five will go down in the record books as one of the costliest hurricane seasons in modern U.S. history....

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

Everyone in the room must have had a hearty chuckle when Erik Kocher first presented his idea for adapting the old sw...

July 01, 2009 |

During the past year, 60,950 design and construction professionals in the U.S. earned their green stripes by becoming...

June 01, 2002 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Faced with a difficult roof drainage challenge, the design team for the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC...

May 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Concrete always draws to the mind block upon block of boring, drab, grey conformity. Massive, squarish, sturdy grey w...

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

In 1997, as the dot-com boom continued its madcap ride toward the heavens, computer giant Sun Microsystems Inc. antic...

May 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

At a time when many developers are fleeing the stagnant office market for more profitable sectors like multifamily re...

March 01, 2009 | Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

In 1987, a group of building experts from 15 countries, under the aegis of the Paris-based International Energy Agenc...

January 01, 2005 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

At first glance, the new 10-story apartment complex in Paris known as the Flower Tower looks like a giant display of...

May 01, 2003 | By Staff

The six expert judges and five editors evaluating this year's Building Team Project of the Year Awards poured over do...

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