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Urban Planning | April 24, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Launched with a Kickstarter campaign, the Chicago Architecture Foundation aims to get No Small Plans into the hands of thousands of Chicago teens.

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BIM and Information Technology | April 17, 2017 | Cannon Design Blog | Brian Skripac

Now more than ever, owners are becoming extremely focused on leveraging BIM to deliver their projects.

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Codes and Standards | April 17, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Enforcement will begin Sept. 23, three months later than planned. 

The plant wall is by CASE and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Courtesy SOM/©Albert Vecerka|Esto. 

Projects | April 17, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Façades that would make Dr. Seuss smile, living walls, and exterior wall space that doubles as gallery space are all...

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3D Printing | April 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building is designed to print and dispense its own dwellings in vending machine-obsessed Tokyo.

Tangram Studio worked with Boston Consulting Group and the design firm Shubin Donaldson to come up with a resilient workspace for BCD's 45,000 sf of office space in downtown Los Angeles. Furniture customization is one of five divisions that Tangram Interiors has expanded into over the past decade and a half. Image: Tangram Interiors

Office Building Design | April 17, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Customization and technology drive sales for Tangram Interiors.

Glass and Glazing | April 14, 2017 | Vitro Glass

Located in Wilmington, Delaware, Nemours/duPont hospital has undergone a series of expansions since it was founded in...

The renovation of Rancho Los Amigos Rehabilitation Center will provide more than 30% of open space on the Downey, Calif., campus. The design-build team for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works. Photo courtesy SmithGroupJJR.

Healthcare Facilities | April 14, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A famed rehab center is reconfigured to make room for more outdoor gardens, parks, and open space. 

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Coatings | April 14, 2017 | PPG

In striving to create the greenest office tower in the world, PNC, Gensler and their partners constructed a building...

The outdoor space of the new Whitney Museum of American Art in New York has been wired to accommodate A/V presentations and other kinds of theatrical performances. Image: Matthew Carasella

Art Galleries | April 14, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Owners would like to get more value from their exterior spaces. One architecture firm details how it made that happen...

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Green | April 14, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Vertical farms will bring new farmable space to the city.

Coatings | April 14, 2017 | Jeff Alexander |

Regardless of age, culture, and training, color creates shared mood associations and shifts our perceptions.

NYULangone Medical Center recently unveiled details about its $32.9 million, 55,000-sf Joan H. and Preston Robert Tisch medical center, which is slated to open at the Essex Crossing development site in downtown New York City in late 2018. Image: Dattner Architects

Healthcare Facilities | April 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new CBRE survey finds that equity set aside for purchases continues to outshoot the availability of in-demand suppl...

SOM (architect, MEP, sustainability services) softened the Public Safety Answering Center II's exterior with a reflective aluminum façade. Courtesy SOM/©Albert Vecerka|Esto.

Sustainability | April 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

SOM’s design for New York’s second Public Safety Answering Center leans on strategically placed windows and the outdo...

The 14,000-sf Shift center, Chicago, focuses on enhancing clients’ physical performance by encouraging better health and nutrition habits. Courtesy Shift

Healthcare Facilities | April 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new medical facility in Chicago focuses on sustaining its customers’ human performance.

Moffitt Cancer Center Core Laboratory. Image © Gensler

Laboratories | April 13, 2017 | GenslerOn | Justin Cratty and Erik Lustgarten

While most labs are designed to achieve that basic functionality, a transformational lab environment prioritizes a sc...

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Codes and Standards | April 13, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Under Trump orders, agency had stopped issuing ‘shaming’ press releases on major fines and safety violations.

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Market Data | April 13, 2017 | Daid Malone, Associate Editor

Three new states creep into the top 10 while first and second place remain unchanged.

Roofing | April 12, 2017 | Atlas

Located throughout the city of Milwaukee and neighboring towns, MPS houses thousands of students.

The arrow-shaped Denny Substation, in Seattle, represents a merging of public infrastructure, architecture, urban design, and landscaping. The 110,000-sf utility center, which is scheduled to open next year, will offer recreational amenities to visitors. Image Courtesy NBBJ

Industrial Facility | April 12, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Denny Substation in Seattle is designed to give local residents a reason to visit.

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Codes and Standards | April 12, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Permitting process could be reduced from 10 years to 2 years under the proposal.

Streamsong Resort is a luxury golf, spa, and nature-based retreat located in rural Polk County, Fla. The resort’s six-story, 305,000-sf lodge includes 228 guest rooms, a conference center, a spa, a lakeside infinity pool, restaurants, a rooftop bar, and outdoor amenities. The Mosaic Company, a Fortune 500 producer of phosphate-based crop nutrients, developed the resort to showcase the potential of previously mined land. Photo: Al Hurley, Courtesy PCL

Hotel Facilities | April 12, 2017 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

Today’s hospitality environments emphasize unique, localized experiences to attract and engage guests.

The research involved investigating the feasibility of adapting the design of a sustainable mixed-use high-rise building in the 2016 New York City market to Passivhaus requirements. Rendering: FXFOWLE

Green | April 11, 2017 | BD+C Staff

A new study conducted by FXFOWLE shows that Building Teams can meet stringent Passivhaus performance standards with m...

Clover Payments, a payments software startup, installed a 30x22-ft living wall in its office in Sunnyvale, Calif., a net-zero-energy building. The wall provides air filtration for the company's tenants. Image: Courtesy Habitat Horticulture

Green Building Products | April 11, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

One installer offers his thoughts on why, and what works.

Healthcare Facilities | April 11, 2017 | Stantec Blog | Douglas King, Senior Associate, Stantec

Creating healthier populations through local community health centers.

The Tower at PNC Plaza. Photo: Dllu, Wikimedia Commons

Codes and Standards | April 11, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The DOE-sponsored event will be held in Pittsburgh July 17-20.

The Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles. A. Zahner fabricated the 308 stainless steel ribbons using its patented ZEPPS process. Photo: ©A. Zahner Co. 

Curtain Wall | April 11, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Three firms that specialize in façades that curve, twist, and turn see themselves as artisans of the unthinkable.

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Hotel Facilities | April 11, 2017 | Mike Plotnik, Contributing Editor

This new kid on the hospitality block is actually an extension of a long-standing tradition of lodging alternatives t...

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Office Building Design | April 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Shop East innovation lab presents 13,500 sf of workspace across two floors with an emphasis on collaboration. ...

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Codes and Standards | April 10, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Strategies to boost ranks of construction workers include mentoring programs, increased safety measures, trade group...

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Products and Services | April 10, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Following severe hailstorm damage, this Sandusky, Ohio, community replaces its high-maintenance cedar siding with a c...

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