The cafe space in the Capital One Cafe

Photo courtesy of Studio J Marketing

Mixed-Use | September 14, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new branch in downtown Santa Monica offers 8,400 sf of space designed by Gwynne Pugh Urban Studio.

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The Marriott Downtown in Omaha, Neb.'s Capitol District is one of Leo A Daly's recent hospitality projects. Its new managing principal Ken Martin foresees hospitality seeping into the firm's other practices. Image: Courtesy Leo A Daly

Architects | September 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Ken Martin views this sector as an incubator of innovation.

The exterior of the new TRUMPF smart factory building

Courtesy of TRUMPF

Industrial Facility | September 13, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new facility is located in Hoffman Estates, Ill., not far from Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

The Alexandria Center for Life Sciences, in the Gramercy section of Manhattan's East Side, has two towers with a total of 729,000 sf that are completely leased. Zoning changes are making it easier for life sciences companies to build lab and research space in New York City. Image: Alexandria Real Estate Equities

Laboratories | September 12, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new Transwestern report highlights favorable market and regulatory changes.

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

All city government buildings are powered by renewables.

A rendering of the mixed-use sports and entertainment district Waterside Live!

Waterside Live! in Norfolk, Va. Courtesy of The Cordish Companies

Giants 300 | September 12, 2017 | BD+C Staff

WSP, Henderson Engineers, and Core States Group top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest retail sector eng...

Children working on laptops
September 12, 2017 | NACLab Blog | Larry Kearns, Principal, FAIA / LEED AP and Timothy A. Ballard AIA / LEED AP / PRINCIPAL

Simply defined, blended learning mixes face-to-face with online instruction.

A classroom with large tables and a brick wall

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K-12 Schools | September 12, 2017 | Perkins Eastman

Metrics suggest correlation between key design strategies and occupant satisfaction and building performance.

The green roof at the Windsor Terrace Library

Courtesy of Brooklyn Public Library

Green | September 12, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The roof was funded through a process that allows local residents to decide how City capital dollars are spent in the...

Terminal Modernization: Why Bother?
Airports | September 11, 2017 | GS&P Dialogue | Wilson Rayfield, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

A terminal modernization program can be a complicated and expensive task that airport operators may be hesitant to un...

A rendering of Fifth Third Arena
Sports and Recreational Facilities | September 11, 2017 | Troy Sherrard AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, Partner, Sports & Recreation Architecture, Moody Nolan

While large 20,000-seat sports venues aren’t going away, mid-size venues provide advantages the big arenas do not in...

The exterior of a building clad in metal panels
Metals | September 11, 2017 | Jeff Alexander |

Although square and rectangular wall panels have been the norm, new shape and texture trends are emerging.

Top 65 retail architecture
Giants 300 | September 11, 2017 | BD+C Staff

CallisonRTKL, Jacobs, and Gensler top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest retail sector architecture and...

A street lamp sticking out of rising floodwaters

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

New green infrastructure should be part of rebuild.

The exterior of the Rachel Carson Music and Campus Center, with the 19th century smokestack visible.

Photo courtesy of Windover Construction

Performing Arts Centers | September 11, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

CBT Architects and Windover Construction collaborated on the adaptive reuse project for Middlesex School.

The downtown LA skyline

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Codes and Standards | September 08, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Hollywood Proper Residences have verified indoor air and water quality features.

An glass elevator

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High-rise Construction | September 08, 2017 | CTBUH

When it comes to the tallest skyscrapers in the world, the vertical commute in the building becomes just as important...

A hallway and study space at the Samueli Academy
K-12 Schools | September 08, 2017 | LPA Blog | Lowell Tacker

Flexible, modern classrooms should be viewed as a key element of a sound financial strategy, producing a solid return...

A rendering of the Chicago Architecture Center

Rendering courtesy CAF

Museums | September 08, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill-designed space will open in summer 2018.

Tilt panel erection at Nease High School in Ponte Verda Florida

Tilt panel erection by Barton Malow at Nease High School in Ponte Verda, Fla. Photo: Steve Cowdery.

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

Turner Construction Co., The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., and Barton Malow top BD+C’s ranking of the nati...

Floodwaters rise at the Interstate Motor Lodge in Houston

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

Properties outside of these zones are not required to carry flood insurance.

A man sits in a cafe

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Senior Living Design | September 07, 2017 | GenslerOn | Laura Latham, Tama Duffy Day, and Lee Lindahl

Despite our enhanced understanding of how integral socialization and engagement are to long-term health, we continue...

An interior collaboration space at the Pagiluca Harvard Life Lab

The Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab, Allston, Mass., is the newest component of Harvard University’s growing innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. Harvard students, faculty, and alumni interested in biotech, pharma, and other life sciences now have access to a fully equipped wet lab and support resources they need to take their ventures to the next stage of development. Photo: Robert Benson.

Giants 300 | September 07, 2017 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

Today’s multi-functional buildings support a diverse range of academic programs, with transparent walls to foster int...

The University of Iowa's Hancher Auditorium

The University of Iowa’s Hancher Auditorium features a sculptural form and dramatic cantilevered overhangs. Structural design by Thornton Tomasetti for architects Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects (design architect) and OPN Architects (AOR). Photo courtesy Thornton Tomasetti.

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

AECOM, Affiliated Engineers, and Arup top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest university sector engineeri...

A man's hands handcuffed behind his back

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Architects | September 06, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The fake architect must also pay a $115,000 restitution.

Exterior of the Abbotts Creek Community Center

The Abbotts Creek Community Center designed by Clark Nexsen. Photo: Mark Herboth.

Architects | September 06, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Perkins+Will, Gensler, and CannonDesign top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest university sector archite...

Rooms lining a hotel hallway

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Hotel Facilities | September 06, 2017 | Lodging Econometrics

Marriott has the most rooms currently under construction with 482 Projects/67,434 Rooms.

A pen sitting on top of a contract

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Contractors | September 06, 2017 | Rider Levett Bucknall Blog | John T. Jozwick, Esq.

There is no single method of calculating progress payments, but the most common formula is the percentage of completi...

A construction worker working with a piece of heavy machinery

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

AGC survey indicates that fewer companies may be able to bid on projects.

Complimentary, building-wide WiFi is more or less a given for marketing purposes in the multifamily arena.

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Multifamily Housing | September 05, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Complimentary, building-wide WiFi is more or less a given for marketing purposes in the multifamily arena.

ABC Total Nonresidential Construction Spending chart
Market Data | September 05, 2017 | ABC

Weakness in spending was widespread.

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