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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Codes and Standards | February 19, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

JLL/Purdue University project is developing algorithms to improve indoor comfort.

Exterior of the Photovoltaic Bolt

Courtesy of Pierattelli Architetture

Office Building Design | February 19, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The wings have a surface area of over 1,100 sm.

The Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center

The Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., matches each floor of its research tower dedicated to a specific disease with a corresponding and connected floor in the adjacent clinical tower that includes clinical-trial areas and “knowledge transfer” zones where clinical and research faculty offices reside. Photo courtesy HDR © 2017 Corey Gaffer.

Healthcare Facilities | February 16, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Healthcare systems ask their AEC partners for design flexibility that is adjustable to advances in medicine and techn...

Exterior of UW nanoengineering building

Photo: Aaron Leitz Photography

University Buildings | February 16, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building marks the second phase of a 168,000-sf complex.

Figure 1:​ Despite the presence of a waterproofing membrane on the elevated concrete slabs, water intrusion occurred through the terrace levels into the spaces below, infiltrating via penetrations and cracks in the slab.

February 15, 2018 | George H. DuBose, CGC; Steven R. Gleason, P.E.; and Charles Allen, Jr., AIA |
Laboratories | February 15, 2018 | David Keenan

What are superlabs? And what makes for a superbly designed superlab?

Multifamily Housing | February 15, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Renters are on the rise in 21 of the 30 countries examined in RentCafé’s recent study.

Interior of the planned W350 building
Wood | February 15, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The planned tower would rise 350 meters (1148 feet).

The new 6,115-sf Radiation Oncology department in Berkeley Heights, N.J.

The new 6,115-sf Radiation Oncology department in Berkeley Heights, N.J., expands Summit Medical Group’s comprehensive treatment program, and solidifies its affiliation with Houston-based MD Anderson Cancer Center, whose growth plans call for opening regional cancer centers domestically and internationally.

Healthcare Facilities | February 14, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This treatment center is half new construction, half renovation of a building that had been used for family services....

Codes and Standards | February 14, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Welltower uses internal system to evaluate total building performance.

Interior of the new Legacy Hall in Plano, Texas. Image © Gensler.

Urban Planning | February 14, 2018 | GenslerOn | Joe pobiner

2017 saw the continuation of the evolution of expectations on the part of consumers, developers, office workers, and...

Ground floor rainforest plaza

Courtesy BIG.

High-rise Construction | February 14, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new skyscraper will include “the office of the future.”

Office market vacancy rate at 10-year low

Photo: Pixabay

Office Building Design | February 13, 2018 | Transwestern

Cautious development and healthy absorption across major markets contributed to the decline in vacancy, according to...

Hotel Facilities | February 13, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

From real-time guest feedback to AI-driven hyper-personalization, the hotel of the future will emphasize service, con...

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

Indoor mixed-use “Main Street” blossoms in giant former Bell Labs building.

Green | February 12, 2018 | National Association of Landscape Professionals

The National Association of Landscape Professionals releases its annual list of trends anticipated to infiltrate resi...

Urban Planning | February 12, 2018 | Sasaki Ideas | Laura Marett, ASLA, LEED AP

While there is no single silver bullet to reverse the effects of climate change, designers can help to plan ahead for...

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

Explains how models and data are used to assess the risk of structural damage.

Courtesy of HOK.

Architects | February 12, 2018 | AIA

The recipients will be honored at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 in New York City.  

Svart hotel in the arctic circle

Courtesy of Snøhetta

Hotel Facilities | February 12, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel will provide 360-degree views of the Svartisen glacier and the surrounding arctic nature.

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Contrary to popular belief, mold can occur in painted walls. This wall had a highly breathable textured finish system, and yet mold returned in the guest room walls. This was the condition after the first remediation, when the problem returned.

February 09, 2018 | George DuBose, CGC; Richard Scott, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP; and Donald B. Snell, PE, Cert. Mech. Contractor, CIEC |

Building envelope & HVAC interaction in warm, humid zones

Courtesy Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Architects | February 09, 2018 | AIA

The Young Architects Award recipients will be honored at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 in New York City.   ...

The Restaurants at Southwest

Courtesy KWK Architects

University Buildings | February 09, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project was designed by KWK Architects.

Recording studio at Hutton Hotel
Hotel Facilities | February 08, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Music City has experienced a hotel construction boom in recent years, making for a more competitive market.

The CorTek system has been used on five projects to date, including the One Steamboat Place resort in Steamboat Springs, Colo. Images: Vulcraft

Great Solutions | February 08, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

With this patented, steel-and-concrete hybrid system, the service core will no longer be the schedule bottleneck on n...

Office Building Design | February 08, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Designed by Vertical Arts Architecture, the building features design elements found in high-end custom homes in the r...

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

Controversial Obama-era regulation may never be implemented.

Architects | February 08, 2018 | Cannon Design Blog | Michael Tunkey

Cities change constantly, but given the numerous disruptive factors spanning technology, policy, climate and more tha...

Conference room and office space at the APA's new office
Office Building Design | February 08, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new office occupies 3 floors at 800 Main Avenue SW.

Nearly a mile below ground level, Davis Cavern at the Sanford Underground Research Facility is getting an overhaul to accommodate an experiment to test a hypothesis about what makes up dark matter. Image: SURF, courtesy of LEO A DALY 

Reconstruction & Renovation | February 07, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This LEO A DALY-designed project makes way to produce the world’s most sensitive detector to this point.

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