Pfizer's 285,000-sf BioPlace will feature flexible lab layouts and collaborative research spaces. Image: Clayco

Laboratories | July 18, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The facility will consolidate the company’s local workforce, and provide flexible work and research spaces.

 

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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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K-12 Schools | April 07, 2017 | HMC Architects Blog | Chris Taylor, Ed Mierau, Dave Umstot

With California’s increasingly busy—and costly—construction market, it’s becoming more difficult to predict costs wit...

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Mixed-Use | April 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The development is expected to open in 2018.

More than 200 journalists and business press professionals attended the Neal Awards ceremony on March 31 in New York. BD+C captured two of the 41 awards given in 2017.

April 07, 2017 | BD+C Staff

The national awards are widely recognized as the Pulitzer Prize of the business press.

SolarCity manufacturing plant at RiverBend in South Buffalo

HVAC | April 06, 2017 | Viega

Buffalo will be the first city to produce the first-ever true solar roof – a roofing product with solar panels built...

Market Data | April 06, 2017 | Hinge Blog | Karl Feldman

We’ve identified five architecture marketing tools that will help your firm evaluate if it’s on the track to more lea...

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

The product-specific EPDs allow designers to more quickly earn a LEED v4 credit in the Materials & Resources cate...

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Great Solutions | April 06, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Spotting a phone booth on a public street may not become any less rare, but they may soon become fixtures in the mode...

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Windows and Doors | April 05, 2017 | Pella

Combining product flexibility with outstanding performance, tall fiberglass windows and weather-friendly aluminum-cla...

PlanIt Impact's cloud-based platform is helping CB Properties and Milhaus Development plan a $24.3 million mixed-use building on 27th and Troost Streets in Kansas City, which will include 182 market-rate apartments and 12,000 sf of commercial space. The developers are using this platform to better understand operational costs so tenant occupancy would be more affordable. Image; Planit Impact

Sustainable Design and Construction | April 05, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

PlanIt Impact's sustainability scoring is based on myriad government and research data.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | April 05, 2017 | LPA Blog | Arash Izadi

With the completion of the athletic facility upgrade—dubbed the Arden Project—students will have access to state-of-t...

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

Updates provide guidance on how design and construction pros and emergency managers can work together to prepare for...

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Mixed-Use | April 05, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

60,000 people will live and work in One Bangkok when it is completed in 2025.

Custom WoodWorks® Channeled wall panels control acoustics in the College Football Hall of Fame and contribute to the formal atmosphere of the space.

Ceilings | April 04, 2017 | Armstrong Ceilings

Real wood veneer panels evoke warmth, texture, and color of a football.

A rendering of Miami Worldcenter, a redevelopment in downtown Miami that architect Howard Elkus took a personal interest in. Image: Elkus Manfredi Architects.

Architects | April 04, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Cofounder of Elkus Manfredi Architects, his career spanned five decades, and included a spectrum of major design proj...

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Codes and Standards | April 04, 2017 | Peter Fabriis, Contributing Editor

Systems and sensors guidelines will be aligned with major green standards.

Building Team | April 04, 2017 | HDR BLiNK | Jeri Brittin, Director of Research, HDR

Many assume that post-occupancy (POE) is a clearly-defined term and concept, but the meaning of POE in practice remai...

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

Lotte World Tower’s glass-bottomed observation deck allows visitors to stand 1,640 feet above ground and look straigh...

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Office Building Design | April 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building will provide 405,000 sf of office space in downtown Seattle.

Rendering courtesy of Vincent Callebaut Architectures

Sustainability | April 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The mixed-use towers would each rise 36 stories into the sky and connect via rooftop skybridges.

Fabcon Precast worked with Hy-Vee to create a custom finish to help differentiate the stores and create a more premium feel to the stores.

Concrete | April 04, 2017 | Fabcon

Fabcon has worked closely with Hy-Vee’s architects and designers to produce a custom finish for their precast panels....

Market Data | April 03, 2017 | ABC

The segment totaled $701.9 billion on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate for the month, marking the seventh consec...

Lamar Station Classroom for Urban Farming, Lakewood, Colo. Photo: Jesse Kuroiwa

 

Structural Materials | April 03, 2017 | AISC + BD+C Staff

The annual awards program, sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction, honors the best in structural s...

Urban Planning | April 03, 2017 | Sasaki Ideas |

People seem to experience a gravitation toward the water’s edge acutely and we traverse concrete and asphalt just to...

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Codes and Standards | April 03, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The method provides a standard lab procedure evaluation of ice and snow loads and impacts.

Healthcare for the Homeless Houston quadrupled its space when it relocated last year into a three-story building that once served as a sailors' union hall. The redesign of this building revolves around the clinical model of the organization. Image: Slyworks Photography/Courtesy Page Southerland Page

Healthcare Facilities | April 02, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

For this adaptive reuse of an old union hall, the Building Team made the best of tight quarters. 

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