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.

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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.

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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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.

The PAC-CLAD Precision Series offers 12 different profiles, including four NEW box rib patterns, that can be used alone or mixed together for a stunning exterior. These architectural metal panels come in 45 standard colors with a 30-year non-prorated finish warranty, and aluminum panels can be perforated for screen applications.

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Market Data | May 20, 2020 | AIA

AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score of 29.5 for April reflects a decrease in design services provided by...

Washington Capitals ice with display projected on it.
Sports and Recreational Facilities | May 19, 2020 | Dan Goldstein, AVIXA 

Audiovisual systems that turn sports arenas into digital canvasses have become key elements of venue design.

Market Data | May 19, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Clemson's new mass timber building and empty hotels as an answer for the affordable housing shortage.

Clemson's Outdoor Education Center

All photos courtesy Cooper Carry

University Buildings | May 19, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Cooper Carry designed the project.

 

Living space inside affordable housing unit

A spartan living space inside an affordable housing unit that used to be a hotel room in a Days Inn in Branson, Mo. The developer, Repvblik, sees opportunities throughout the Midwest for such adaptive reuses of space laid vacant by the recent pandemic. Image: Repvblik

   

Coronavirus | May 18, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A Los Angeles-based startup sees the Midwest as most fertile for adaptive reuse.

Cushman Wakefield 6 Feet Office coronavirus

After decades of favoring density, office tenants are now thinking how to better protect their workers from disease transmission. One idea comes from Cushman & Wakefield, whose “6 foot office” concept lays out an office workspace for social distancing, but also requires an agreement among workers and employers to stick to it. Photo courtesy Cushman & Wakefield

   

Coronavirus | May 18, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Making workplaces safer will require behavioral resolve nudged by design.

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Codes and Standards | May 18, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Design can improve health amid COVID-19 pandemic.

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Codes and Standards | May 18, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Net-zero target requires shift in thinking and practices.

Market Data | May 18, 2020 | BD+C Editors

California's grid can support all-electric buildings and you'll miss your office when it's gone.

Coronavirus | May 18, 2020 | Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings |

Perkins and Will, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, and Arup Group develop scalable solutions for increased testing...

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Codes and Standards | May 18, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Load-shifting will help reduce peak demand.

Market Data | May 15, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Nonresidential construction employment sees record loss and Twitter will keep all of its office space.

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

Road closures, new rules for public transit will be imposed.

Platform 16 exterior aerial

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Office Building Design | May 15, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will be adjacent to Google's planned eight million square foot transit village and Diridon Station.

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Market Data | May 15, 2020 | ABC

The construction unemployment rate was 16.6% in April, up 11.9 percentage points from the same time last year.

Life of an Architect Podcast | May 14, 2020 | Bob Borson, FAIA

For every architect and designer, there are objects out there that resonate for them in a profound manner and can e...

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Codes and Standards | May 14, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

In state with earliest COVID-19 cases, advisory group developing priorities based on risk.

Codes and Standards | May 14, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Freres Lumber unveils new line of structural elements suitable for high-rise buildings.

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May 14, 2020 | Stantec Blog | Simon O'Byrne and Pascal Texier

We now have the tools and technology to treat internet like roads, bridges, and other critical pieces of infrastruc...

Market Data | May 14, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The good news about rent might not be so good and some hotel developers consider whether to abandon projects.

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Market Data | May 13, 2020 | AGC

Construction official says new highway funding, employee retention credits and pension relief will help, but lack o...

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Codes and Standards | May 13, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

May contribute to fungal disease outbreaks that endanger patients

Market Data | May 13, 2020 | BD+C Editors

How to design resilient libraries in a post-covid world and vacation real-estate markets are 'toast.'

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