ACC new digital media center, interiors designed by Perkins+Will

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Adaptive Reuse | November 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Renovation of the defunct mall represents Phase 2 of ACC’s $100 million adaptive reuse project.

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Two designers using VR

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Virtual Reality | November 09, 2017 | HMC Architects Blog | Chris Grant + Andrew Thompson

Being fully immersed into a space allows both architects and non-architects to understand and experience a project’s...

Codes and Standards | November 09, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Outcome-based codes compliance path looks at building’s actual performance.

Van Alen Institute competition
Architects | November 09, 2017 | Van Alen Institute

Multidisciplinary student teams were challenged to redefine the traditional “hour city” radius, providing broader acc...

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Walls and Partitions | November 09, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

The environmentally friendly structure is integrated into the landscape and maximizes its striking views of the Uinta...

BIM and Information Technology | November 08, 2017 | Steven Burns |

While AEC firms may not have the vast quantity of financial information that certain other types of businesses do, th...

The exterior of the Alford Inn
Coatings | November 08, 2017 | Jeff Alexander |

The inn’s “jeweled center” consists of a 39-foot domed skylight across the conservatory.

No place like home: LA’s The Six provides permanent supportive housing for veterans

The project team for The Six, led by architect Brooks + Scarpa, carved massive holes into three sides of the building to cross-ventilate the courtyard and adjacent community room on the second-floor podium level. “This provides light, air, and defensible space for tenants, while opening it up to the community,” says Lead Designer Lawrence Scarpa, FAIA. Photo: Tara Wujcik

Multifamily Housing | November 08, 2017 | Pat Curry, Contributing Editor

The 52-unit development gives hope and dignity to homeless or disabled veterans and others in need.

The garage uses sun control “fins” to create a sustainable, innovative and iconic piece of urban infrastructure

November 07, 2017 | Construction Specialties

How do you turn a “not in my backyard” kind of building into a “yes, in my backyard” masterpiece?

Giants 300 | November 07, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Skanska USA, Webcor Builders, and AECOM top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest transit sector contractor...

Codes and Standards | November 07, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

First certification program that verifies products’ compliance with the WELL Building Standard.

A new white paper published by Perkins Eastman examines why medical centers continue to be allegic to collaboration. The paper concludes that design that's not supported adequately by programming or orientation will be less effective. Image: Perkins Eastman

Healthcare Facilities | November 06, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new Perkins Eastman white paper finds limited employee interaction at NYU Winthrop Hospital, a year after it opened...

Codes and Standards | November 06, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Standard is designed to be applicable across many types of new and existing buildings.

Flooring | November 06, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

More than 400,000 sf of norament grano and noraplan sentica cover portions of the international terminal and Connecti...

Yulio heat map

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Augmented Reality | November 06, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor + John Caulfield, Senior Editor

From heat mapping to VR-based meetings, check out this trio of virtual and augmented reality applications for AEC tea...

How to start a negotiation: Begin as you mean to continue

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Architects | November 06, 2017 | BD+C Staff | Brenda Radmacher

How you start a negotiation often will determine where you end up, writes negotiation and mediation expert Brenda Rad...

Giants 300 | November 06, 2017 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, STV, and Arup top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest transit sector engineering and EA firms, as...

Giants 300 | November 06, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, and Perkins+Will top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest transit...

Lighting | November 06, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Design elements such as colored-glass room dividers and distinctive curvatures in the carpet, ceiling panels, and lig...

Photo: Aurelijus Valeiša, Creative Commons

Office Building Design | November 06, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

In using an open RFP process with a tight timeline, Amazon created a frenzied, almost hackathon-like atmosphere that...

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Codes and Standards | November 06, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

It will be used with the standard form for owner/consultant contracts.

Giants 300 | November 06, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Fluor, Gilbane Building Co., and Hensel Phelps top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest military sector co...

Upson Hall, a 1950s-era engineering building on the campus of Cornell University, was completely made over to bring the building up to the school's current pedagogical needs. The remake included “strategic” replacement of the building's facade, which is cantilevered at the corner. Image: Michael Moran Photography

University Buildings | November 06, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Early AE collaboration played a major role in moving this project forward efficiently. 

Metals | November 06, 2017 | Star Building Systems

The dream came to life by joining together four Star metal buildings and adding a whole lot of TLC.

Interior Finishes | November 03, 2017 | INSTALL

INSTALL certified workforce brings superior skills, standards, and teamwork to the Ann Arbor Veterans Rehabilitation...

MyDefence Communication’s Co-founder and CEO Christian Steino (pictured at right) has partnered with two stadiums in England and two prisons in Denmark to test his company’s KNOX anti-drone system. The system can jam a UAVs signal to prevent the drone operator from controlling the device.

Drones | November 03, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new anti-drone system looks to protect stadiums, prisons, and other sensitive buildings and sites from unwanted U...

November 03, 2017 | DLR Group Insights Blog | Roger Chang

Nearly every design firm will tell an owner that they use integrated design, working hand-in-hand with its consultant...

Market Data | November 03, 2017 | Dodge Data & Analytics

Dodge Outlook Report predicts deceleration but still growth, reflecting a mixed pattern by project type.

The Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center

The Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Photo: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla

Giants 300 | November 03, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Burns & McDonnell, AECOM, and Mason & Hanger Group top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest indust...

Giants 300 | November 03, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Michael Baker Intl., and HDR top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest military sector architecture...

Building Team | November 03, 2017 | Steven Burns |

Having a clearly defined competitive brand and a fine-tuned marketing approach can give your firm a significant compe...

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