Close up of a circadian curtainwall

HOK’s Circadian Curtain Wall concept employs curved, bubbled glass to maximize daylight, minimize solar heat gain, and provide external shading. Courtesy HOK

Great Solutions | September 17, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Catering to our natural circadian rhythm is a task designers are taking to heart.

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Codes and Standards | May 09, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Actions tending to come with investigation of other site conditions.

Lighting | May 09, 2018 | CallisonRTKL blog | Jeff Gunning

The earliest American malls didn’t offer much in the way of natural light; the big selling points were plenty of free...

Adam Neumann (left), Co-founder and CEO of WeWork, with Bjarke Ingels, Founding Partner of BIG, who is now WeWork's Chief Architect. Image: Alexie Hay, Courtesy of BIG 

Architects | May 08, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

He’ll be plenty busy working with a company that has aggressive growth ambitions.

Woods Bagot has set up a space in its New York office where clients can view early stages of design ideas in virtual reality. The firm has been using customizable VR apps for about a year. Image: Woods Bagot

Virtual Reality | May 08, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The architectural firm is finding that some clients respond quicker to proposals as a result.

Building Team | May 08, 2018 | Steven Burns |

Ways to increase productivity and revenue, while providing a supportive workplace environment

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

The goal: build buildings that provide more power than they cost to build, run, and demolish.

The Willis Tower in Chicago
Reconstruction & Renovation | May 08, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Otis will handle the upgrades.

Architects | May 08, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The trail stretches from Rockford to Springfield.

Trinity Church Wall Street, which hasn't been renovated since 1946, will be closed through the Spring of 2020 for extensive upgrades and improvements. Image: Courtesy of Trinity Church

Religious Facilities | May 08, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Improvements will include a new lighting and sound system, and a movable altar.

Kites made from ALPOLIC metal composite material with fire retardant core hang from the ceilings in the Voxman Music Building at the University of Iowa. Photo credit: Mitchell Stier

University Buildings | May 07, 2018 | ALPOLIC Metal Composite Materials
Market Data | May 07, 2018 | AGC of America

Unemployment rate for construction increases slightly compared to year earlier as higher pay levels appears to be att...

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

Would oversee efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the city.

Rendering of Gulf Coast Medical Center

Courtesy HKS

Healthcare Facilities | May 07, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

HKS is designing the project and Skanska USA will build it.

An art installation adds color to the drab skeletal remnants of a 1950s-era weapons factory, several of whose buildings have been adapted to museums, galleries, cafes, and other event spaces at Beijing's 798 Arts Zone. Image: Sasaki

Adaptive Reuse | May 07, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

China’s third-most-popular tourist attraction remains a magnet for creative tenants.

Entering jobsite data manually is still a surprisingly common practice for many contractor companies. Image: TrackVia

Contractors | May 05, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new survey also finds managers and executives collecting and managing their work information on multiple platforms....

Bank of San Antonio’s new 56,000-sqare-foot office building.

Bank of San Antonio’s new 56,000-sqare-foot office building.

HVAC | May 04, 2018 | Mitsubishi Electric

Since project completion, the VRF system has provided precise comfort control for the building’s occupants. 

Texican Court aerial rendering
Hotel Facilities | May 04, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

There’s two types of people in this world: those who like The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, and those who are wrong....

Rendering of exterior of CHQC
Military Construction | May 04, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Stantec designed the project.

Image: Gensler

Architects | May 03, 2018 | GenslerOn | Audrey Handelman

What’s stopping us from creating more Permanent Supportive Housing? 

Contractors | May 03, 2018 | Lodging Econometrics

We expect the Pipeline to continue its modest growth through 2018. 

Codes and Standards | May 03, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Sensors, software algorithms squeeze out waste.

Williams College bookstore exterior at night

Courtesy Williams College

University Buildings | May 03, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

CambridgeSeven designed the campus bookstore.

One week away! See who’s attending BD+C’s Accelerate Live!, May 10, Chicago

Join more than 140 of your AEC peers at Building Design+Construction’s annual AEC innovation conference, May 10 at Venue SIX10 in Chicago.

  

Accelerate Live! | May 03, 2018 | BD+C Staff

There are only 15 tickets remaining for BD+C’s second-annual Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference, Thursday, Ma...

Raleigh Union Station exterior sign

Courtesy Raleigh Union Station.

Transit Facilities | May 03, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Clearscapes and STV designed the adaptive reuse project.

Codes and Standards | May 02, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The tools can now accept input in epJSON format.

A welder at work
Market Data | May 02, 2018 | AGC of America

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas and Weirton-Steubenville, W.Va.-Ohio experience largest year-over-year gains;...

Market Data | May 02, 2018 | ABC

February’s spending estimate was revised roughly $10 billion higher.

Courtesy Albert Duce, Wikimedia Commons

Reconstruction & Renovation | May 02, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The vacant building has been at the center of many renovation proposals since it closed in 1988.

Codes and Standards | May 01, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Requires building energy modeling during schematic design.

Belvue woodlands classrooms at night

Courtesy of Belvue School

Education Facility | May 01, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Studio Weave designed the school.

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