Once a novelty, offsite construction is taking hold across the industry, as labor shortages persist, the Lean movement grows, and tech-based workflows become prevalent. Photo courtesy Katerra

Giants 300 | July 16, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

We’ve identified five emerging trends that are likely to transform the construction market in the near future.

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Architects | March 14, 2018 | Abundance: The Paladino Blog | Nash Emrich

With the environmental movement, sustainability became a marker of innovation in design for the built environment....

Urban Planning | March 14, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hub will be the centerpiece of ARADA’s masterplan in Sharjah, UAE.

The DEF at night

Rendering courtesy of Leers Weinzapfel Associates

University Buildings | March 14, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building is currently under construction.

Codes and Standards | March 13, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) voted to delay new beryllium exposure rules until May 11....

Office Building Design | March 13, 2018 | GenslerOn | Johnathan Sandler And Luke Rondel

Workplace data is being put to use by corporate service groups to provide a better employee experience and empower th...

Brisbane, Calif.-based Aditazz has raised some $40 million in venture capital since its founding in 2010. Pictured: Deepak Aatresh, Founder and CEO.

Movers+Shapers | March 13, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Aditazz asks why a building’s design can’t be automated the same way computer chips are made.

STRIVR’s VR-based immersive learning and training projects include construction site safety simulations. The startup is working with a host of clients, from the National Football League to Walmart to Emily Griffith Technical College, on custom VR programs.

Movers+Shapers | March 13, 2018 | BD+C Staff

A Stanford University startup is taking the VR industry by storm through virtual performance training and human behav...

Market Data | March 12, 2018 | AGC of America

Hourly earnings rise 3.3% as sector strives to draw in new workers.

CORE team members gather to discuss a project design

CORE team members gather to discuss a project design (l. to r.): Leland Jobson, Computational Designer; David Mans, Associate Software Developer; Margaret Wang, Applications Engineer; and Dan Reynolds, Senior Engineer, CORE studio and Specialty Structures. Left: Bess Adler/Thornton Tomasetti.

Movers+Shapers | March 12, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Thornton Tomasetti’s CORE studio generates ideas that lead to product spinoffs.

Office Building Design | March 12, 2018 | DLR Group Insights Blog | Alison Zeno

Thoughtful design, paired with a change management program to educate staff, can both enhance connectivity and minimi...

Codes and Standards | March 12, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has proposed a seismic retrofit requirement for vulnerable steel buildings built befo...

Hershey Chocolate World in Times Square

Courtesy FRCH

Retail Centers | March 12, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

FRCH Design Worldwide designed the space.

Architects | March 09, 2018 | GS&P Dialogue | Corie Baker, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, EDAC

The Fitwel certification system is relatively simple and involves registering a building on a custom scorecard.

Embr Wave on a woman's wrist

New wearable occupant-comfort technology, such as the Embr Wave from Embr Labs, could be a game changer for workplace design firms. Photo: Embr Labs

Great Solutions | March 09, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Embr Wave Wristband acts like a personal thermostat and could become a user-friendly component in building energy...

Contractors | March 09, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The Lean Construction Institute, one of this year’s Movers+Shapers, has been sponsoring valuable research recently....

Steel Construction and Products | March 09, 2018 | AGC of America

Independent studies suggest the construction industry could lose nearly 30,000 jobs as a result of administration's n...

March 08, 2018 | Elizabeth Cotton |

The benefits of neutrality and natural light

Adaptive Reuse | March 08, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Memphis-based engineering firm OGCB and contractor Grinder Tabor Grinder led the removal of 54 million lb of concrete...

Market Data | March 08, 2018 | Hinge Blog | Karl Feldman

It’s time to take a comprehensive look at your plans and figure out the best way to get from Point A to Point B.

Codes and Standards | March 08, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Almost 50% more zero energy commercial buildings under construction in 2017.

The winery built into the hill

Rendering courtesy Pierattelli Architetture

Industrial Facility | March 08, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The winery is entirely underground.

Codes and Standards | March 07, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Favorable comparison to 2013 standard for commercial buildings.

Balkrishna Doshi named 2018 Pritzker Laureate

“I owe this prestigious prize to my guru, Le Corbusier. His teachings led me to question identity and compelled me to discover new regionally adopted contemporary expression for a sustainable holistic habitat,” said Balkrishna Doshi, the 45th Pritzker Prize Laureate, and the first to hail from India. Photo courtesy VSF

Architects | March 07, 2018 | The Hyatt Foundation

Over the course of 70 years, Doshi was instrumental in shaping the discourse of architecture throughout India, from l...

AEC Tech | March 07, 2018 | Nathan Miller |

This article is a follow up to Nathan Miller's 2016 article ...

Rendering of Schallenkamp Hall

Rendering courtesy of KWK Architects

University Buildings | March 07, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KWK Architects designed the project.

The Los Alamos main gate

Anyone approaching Los Alamos during the war had to pass through at least two checkpoints. Courtesy of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Archives

Architects | March 07, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The exhibit will run through March 3, 2019.

The 96,000-sf Merrill Place, a residence hall on the 170-acre campus of Plymouth (N.H.) State University, will convert its student rooms to hotel rooms during the summer. Image: (c) Anton Grassl

Hotel Facilities | March 06, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The opening of a new residence hall could help with Plymouth State University’s hospitality marketing. 

Codes and Standards | March 06, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Factors that impact health, performance, stress and resiliency, sleep, and comfort to be scrutinized.

Engineers | March 06, 2018 | HDR Insights | Dave Kurten

When modeling is applied to engineering systems, the same benefits can be realized by both our project teams and clie...

Market Data | March 06, 2018 | U.S. Chamber of Commerce

To increase jobsite efficiency and improve labor productivity, increasingly more builders are turning to alternative...

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