Laura Crane, AIA, NCARB, Associate, Project Architect with bKL Architecture, Chicago

Laura Crane, AIA, NCARB, Associate, Project Architect with bKL Architecture, Chicago

40 Under 40 | September 22, 2017 | By BD+C Staff

These AEC stars are making their mark in business, philanthropy, and in their communities.

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University Buildings | May 05, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

How can public institutions expect to survive and thrive in Illinois' turbulent environment? The answer, for one scho...

Windows and Doors | May 05, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Multiglide doors from Andersen Windows, SL73 from NanaWall Systems, and EpicVue from Jeld-Wen are three of the 16 pro...

Mortenson will construct its first building in Rochester, Minn.'s, Discovery Square on a Mayo Clinic parking lot. This will be part of this city's $5.6 billion Destination Medical Center development initiative.  Image: Courtesy of Mortenson

Healthcare Facilities | May 04, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

One district alone could add two million sf of commercial and residential space to Downtown Rochester.

Coatings | May 04, 2017 | Jeff Alexander |

Bolder colors are growing in popularity as accents.

Industry Research | May 04, 2017 | Hinge Blog | Karl Feldman

Here are four key lessons to help you close more business.

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Codes and Standards | May 04, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Nine out of ten say it is important that they work for a company committed to sustainability.

Products and Services | May 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The lock and light combination allows people to if a bathroom is occupied from up to 200 feet away.

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Cultural Facilities | May 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The design comprises three buildings set in the public space of Jackson Park on Chicago’s South Side.

Metals | May 03, 2017 | Bob Zabcik |

There are robust, well-proven ways to protect steel so it can perform up to its potential virtually indefinitely.

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Ascent Apartments achieved Silver certification in California’s Build It Green program, thanks to such features as LED lighting, Energy Star appliances, garage ventilation fans, water-efficient plumbing fixtures, low-VOC paints, and water-saving native vegetation and landscape irrigation. All photos: Stephen Schafer | Schaf Photo

 

Multifamily Housing | May 03, 2017 | Pat Curry, Contributing Editor

An award-winning rental complex takes its design cues from its historic location in Silicon Valley.

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Architects | May 03, 2017 | Rider Levett Bucknall Blog | Mark Williamson

The island setting itself is at the root of several of these disruptive assumptions.

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Engineers | May 03, 2017 | ACEC

The first quarter 2017 (Q1/17) of ACEC’s Engineering Business Index (EBI) dipped slightly (0.5 points) to 66.0.

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

The legislation includes eight additional projects.

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Retail Centers | May 03, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The store’s large terrace provides views of the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountain.

Multifamily housing today: 7 exciting, inspiring innovations [AIA Course]

Amenities like the hotel quality lobby and billiards room distinguish the College & Crown, New Haven, Conn., developed by Centerplan with interiors by Carlin & Company. Photo courtesy Centerplan

Multifamily Housing | May 02, 2017 | C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor

This AIA CES course features seven novel approaches developers and Building Teams are taking to respond to competitiv...

Savings from sustainable design allowed the NOAA to include additional environmental enhancements to its Inouye Regional Center in Honolulu.

Green | May 02, 2017 | HOK | Anica Landreneau

What impact does sustainable design have on owners with a finite construction budget or developers who won’t own the...

Market Data | May 02, 2017 | ABC

Spending in the segment totaled $708.6 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis.

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Codes and Standards | May 02, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The rates range from 3% to 24% per producer.

Rendering courtesy of Starbucks.

Retail Centers | May 02, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new branch will be located along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile in a building currently occupied by a Crate & Bar...

Market Data | May 01, 2017 | ABC

Real gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 0.7 percent on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate during the first thre...

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K-12 Schools | May 01, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building will provide 74,289 sf of space across its five-story classroom bar.

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Healthcare Facilities | May 01, 2017 | Steelcase Health and BD+C Staff

Hospital rooms are often not designed to accommodate extended stays for anyone other than the patient, which can have...

Metals | April 28, 2017 | Petersen Aluminum

Approximately 2,600 sq. ft. of PAC-CLAD 7/8” Corrugated Panels in five different colors was just what the design team...

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Codes and Standards | April 28, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

He is charged with defrauding construction companies, business owners, and local governments.

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Healthcare Facilities | April 28, 2017 | Kyle Marden, Managing Director, CBRE

Healthcare systems have much to learn from retail. While they have been laser-focused on delivering exceptional patie...

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Industry Research | April 28, 2017 | Zweig Group

The average 200-person A/E Firm is spending $200,000 on hiring, and not budgeting at all.

Rendering courtesy of Wight & Company.

University Buildings | April 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The design of the center is meant to pay tribute to the university’s heritage in aviation and aeronautics.

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Retail Centers | April 27, 2017 | GenslerOn | Deeg Snyder

Significant changes are underway as automotive manufacturers and retailers try to anticipate consumer demands in chan...

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Reconstruction & Renovation | April 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Kraemer Design has been selected as the architect of record and historic consultant on the Detroit Free Press buildin...

An early rendering of Paradise Park. Courtesy of Wynn Resorts.

Events Facilities | April 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Wynn Resorts board recently gave the go-ahead for the project, which may begin construction on its first phase as...

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