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Urban Planning | April 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Snøhetta-designed project nearly doubles the size of public space at one of the most visited attractions in the U.S.

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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. 

Photos by Tom Cwenar

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...

As part of its two-year restoration and renovation, Duke University’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library deployed LED lighting in a variety of ways—as spots, for reading areas, and to illuminate larger spaces—to help optimize the building’s energy performance. ©Robert Benson Photography

Lighting | April 10, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

As LED lighting sources proliferate, AEC firms are more diligent about validating performance before diving into new...

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Multifamily Housing | April 10, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A total of 343,582 apartment units will come onto the market in 2017, 55.7% of which in the first half of the year....

Architects | April 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The movie takes a slightly darker tone than previous projects chronicling the starchitect’s rise to prominence.

Photo: Chris Cunningham Photography

Library | April 07, 2017 | AIA and BD+C Staff

Columbus Metropolitan Library, National Library of Latvia, and Varina Area Library were all honored by the AIA and AL...

Concrete | April 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The concrete contains unique colors, aggregates, and textures.

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