The 190,000-sf Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience, which opens next month on the campus of the University of Southern California, will provide research and lab space for the Engineering, Arts & Sciences, and Medical schools. This is the largest building on campus, and its construction required more than 50,000 yards of soil to be exported, 4.5 million pounds of concrete and rebar for poured-in-place floors and walls, and 2,000-plus steel embeds for a suspended clean room plenum leel and exterior masonry. Image: USC

University Buildings | October 12, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The building is designed to maximize recruitment and interaction of scientists and researchers.

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

NRCA document provides guidance for on-site evaluation.

Troy Hall's north facade

Photo courtesy of Perkins+Will

University Buildings | October 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Almost 15,000 sf of space was added to the original, four-story building.

The 250,000-sf Lee Magnet High School

The 250,000-sf Lee Magnet High School, East Baton Rouge, La., is organized around three academies, each with 400 students, specializing in STEM, biomedical, and digital arts. Photo: Michael Robinson Photography.

Giants 300 | October 09, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Some long-term K-12 trends—like beefing up safety and security, and designing for more natural light and outdoor lear...

MetlSpan insulated panels used on INIT's HQ
Metals | October 09, 2017 | Metl-Span

Metl-Span® insulated metal panels provide insulation and aesthetic advantages.

Interconnected systems (such as the Schlage Control lock shown here) are being used in multifamily complexes.

Interconnected systems (such as the Schlage Control lock shown here) are being used in multifamily complexes, student housing, and senior-living communities. Photo courtesy Schlage

Multifamily Housing | October 09, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Four certified security professionals offer important advice. 

The Dero Decker two-tiered bike parking system

The Dero Decker two-tiered bike parking system.

Multifamily Housing | October 09, 2017 | MFDC Editorial Staff

Bamboo wall panels, an adaptable prep sink, and a two-tiered bike parking system are among the product innovations ge...

Industry Research | October 09, 2017 | Hinge Blog | Karl Feldman

A website that’s behind the times is hurting your business.

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

The app streamlines compliance on various types of construction.

Instead of a library, Hermantown High School, near Duluth, Minn., has a wired media center. Books are available in a high-density storage area. Photo: Steve Silverman Photography.

Giants 300 | October 09, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Gilbane Building Co., Balfour Beatty US, and Skanska USA top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest K-12 sec...

The large atrium biome in ISTB-7

Rendering courtesy of Studio Ma

Sustainability | October 09, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The science and research complex will include an atrium biome filled with plants and water.

Metals | October 06, 2017 | ALPOLIC

MCM has been around since the early 70s and has proven to be one of the most versatile architectural cladding product...

Waunakee Intermediate School

Waunakee Intermediate School Library, Photo: EUA

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

AECOM, IMEG/KJWW/TTG, and STV top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest K-12 sector engineering and EA firm...

How professional bias can sabotage industry transformation

Photo: Proving Ground

AEC Tech | October 06, 2017 | Nathan Miller |

Professional bias can take the form of change-resistant thinking that can keep transformational or innovative ambitio...

Students work on computers in a conference room

Courtesy: Legat Architects

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

Stantec, DLR Group, and PBK top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest K-12 sector architecture and AE firms...

Rendering of the Capitol District Marriott

Rendering courtesy of Leo A Daly

Mixed-Use | October 06, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Leo A Daly designed the mixed-use development, which takes advantage of a new city ordinance that allows alcoholic be...

Living the Till, EoA Inc.'s treetop hotel resort concept, is this year's Radical Innovation grand prize winner. The concept, which allows for temporary inhabitable living in remote areas, was chosen from 65 entries. Image: EoA Inc.

Hotel Facilities | October 06, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The grand prize hotel concept gives new meaning to “back to nature.” 

Aluminum cladding on the exterior of a building
Cladding and Facade Systems | October 05, 2017 | Petersen

Five colors of metal wall panels highlight design of multigenerational learning center.

Aerial view of a behavioral health center
Healthcare Facilities | October 05, 2017 | HDR Insights | Jeri Brittin, Director, Research

Confined treatment centers for civilly-committed individuals.

Rendering of an airport concourse

P3 is taking off in airport construction. The $1.6 billion Midfield Satellite Concourse at the Los Angeles International Airport is among the P3-driven projects in the works. Rendering: Corgan in association with Gensler

Giants 300 | October 05, 2017 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

The $4 billion renovation of New York City’s LaGuardia Airport is the first major U.S. aviation project delivered usi...

Codes and Standards | October 05, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The measure will go into effect in January if the governor signs it.

Aspired Living of Westmont exterior

Aspired Living of Westmont, a 107-unit assisted living and memory care community developed by Pathway to Living, is currently welcoming residents in Westmont, Ill. Photo: Aspired Living of Westmont.

Senior Living Design | October 05, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Aspired Living of Westmont is a 107-unit assisted living and memory care community.

A rendering of the Innovation Complex in Providence, R.I., which broke ground last month. The 191,000-sf complex is the latest “knowledge community”—and the second in Providence—to be developed by Wexford Science + Technololgy. Image: Wexford

Adaptive Reuse | October 05, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The campus is expected to include an Aloft hotel. 

University of Kansas Capitol Federal Hall

University of Kansas Capitol Federal Hall. Photo: Garrett Rowland.

Sustainability | October 04, 2017 | GenslerOn | Diane Hoskins

To keep global temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius of warming, the International Energy Agency (IEA) reports tha...

A solar array
Codes and Standards | October 04, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

NRDC report says goal can be achieved with existing tools.

A terminal in an airport

Photo: Skanska

Giants 300 | October 04, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Hensel Phelps, Turner Construction Co., and Skanska USA top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest airport s...

Six Fifty 17 rising from the Denver skyline

Rendering courtesy of Six Fifty 17

High-rise Construction | October 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Manhattan-based Greenwich Realty Capital is developing the project.

The recent restoration of the Gothic Revival facade of the 12-story 36 Gramercy Park East building in Manhattan required replicating and replacing 1,500 terracotta elements, and resetting another 1,500. Image: Ola Wilk/Wilk Marketing Communications

Reconstruction & Renovation | October 04, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The painstaking process included assuaging numerous preservation agencies.

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