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Transit Facilities | June 21, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will create key infrastructure for the future development of the city and provide it a new social focus.

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June 12, 2017 | Accelerate Live!
Turner Construction’s Tyler Goss presents the construction giant’s breakthrough “job site as a factory” initiative.
June 12, 2017 | Accelerate Live!
Discover what architect Derik Eckhardt learned during his worldwide tour of the globe’s smartest buildings, from Abu Dha...
June 12, 2017 | Accelerate Live!
Gensler’s Alan Robles shares how the AEC Giant firm is preparing its project teams and clients for the coming artificial...

A rendering of the proposed apartment tower at 2166 15th St., Denver. Gromatzky Dupree and Associates (GDA Architects).

Walls and Partitions | June 12, 2017 | Trim-Tex

In multi-level buildings, the upper floors exert force upon the lower floors and can cause cracking of the drywall wh...

The car park has a precast concrete façade with angled perforations for ventilation and to obscure views of the cars parked inside. Photo courtesy Bruce Damonte.

Building Team Awards | June 12, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Silver Award: The Faena Arts Center’s forum is divided into two volumes, one a cylinder, the other a cube.

Anatomy labs usually get stuck in the dark, dank basement, but the SMHS team relocated mechanical equipment to the rooftop so that Anatomy could occupy the sunlit fourth floor. Photo courtesy Paul Crosby Architectural Photography.

Building Team Awards | June 12, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Silver Award: North Dakota builds a new medical/health sciences school to train and retain more physicians.

In addition to BIM modeling, the Building Team used a COBiE-based Integrated Workplace Management System usually reserved for government projects.

Building Team Awards | June 12, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Silver Award: TechnipFMC’s new campus marks the start of a massive planned community in north Houston.

Image courtesy of HOK

Office Building Design | June 12, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is currently 75% complete and on schedule to open in 2018.

Coatings | June 09, 2017 | Jeff Alexander |

Valspar has over 20,000 colors available for metal panels from the Fluropon Coil Family, Valflon, and the WeatherXL F...

N|V|5 Global provided commissioning services on the Pentagon throughout its renovation. Image: Courtesy of N|V|5 Global

Engineers | June 09, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This is its fifth deal so far this year.

Building Materials | June 09, 2017 | ALPOLIC

The developers of the recently opened Asheville City Center sought out a cost-effective design that met code requirem...

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Codes and Standards | June 08, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New document focuses on design and construction considerations for horizontal NLT applications.

​The building’s interior design highlights the connection between floor-to-floor “neighborhoods.” Courtesy Robert Benson Photography.

Building Team Awards | June 08, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Silver Award: A 2½-year project brings Partners HealthCare’s sprawling administrative functions under one roof.

The top bar of Zurich North America’s headquarters building (right) spans 180 feet and runs along an outdoor terrace that staff and visitors can use to move between the two bottom bars. James Steinkamp Photography.

Building Team Awards | June 08, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Silver Award: Forgoing a typical center-core design, the Zurich North America Headquarters rises 11 stories across th...

Clemson University has built an elaborate football operations facility, whose Building Team had to improvise to meet a 15-month construction deadline. Michael Robinson Photography

Building Team Awards | June 08, 2017 | John Caulfied, Senior Editor

Silver Award: Clemson gets a new football operations palace, thanks to its building partners’ ability to improvise....

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Codes and Standards | June 08, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Some designers look to modular designs in anticipation of alternate uses.

Large skylights flood the maintenance area with natural light and turn what could have been a dark warehouse into a bright workspace. Chang Kim photograph.

Building Team Awards | June 08, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Gold Award: A slender building site had direct implications for the design of this light-rail facility.

Rendering courtesy of HayesDavidson

Office Building Design | June 08, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Heatherwick Studio and BIG are designing the 11-story building.

Courtesy Scott Frances

Building Team Awards | June 08, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Gold Award: A new mixed-use transit center fulfills Denver’s 28-year plan to improve access to the nation’s fifth-bus...

Its striking cast-aluminum, 3,600-panel façade provides transparency into the museum’s above- ground interior space. Courtesy Brad Feinknopf.

Building Team Awards | June 07, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Gold Award: The Smithsonian Institution’s newest museum is a story of historical and construction resolve.

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Codes and Standards | June 07, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Revised pipe-sizing method for residential applications will be included.

The Building Team made extensive use of mockups to sort out interior details and materials. Bruce Damonte Photography.

Building Team Awards | June 07, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Gold Award: The Building Team for L.A.’s newest courthouse went way beyond what was expected.

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Codes and Standards | June 07, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Construction defect law modifications could ease litigation risk and cut insurance rates.

A renovated bathroom in one of the dozen apartments in Naomi's Way in New Brunswick, N.J., a permanent housing facility for at-risk families. Image: American Standard Brands

Multifamily Housing | June 07, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

American Standard and Philips Lighting donate products and manpower.

The new residential commons building has been designed with the specific purpose of opening up to the surrounding neighborhood. Tom Harris Photography.

Building Team Awards | June 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Gold Award: The University of Chicago’s new Residential Commons is part campus, part community.

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Building Team Awards | June 07, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Gold Award: Community involvement was paramount as Newtown, Conn., replaced the school where a mass shooting occurred...

The robotics labs at the 71,000-sf John J. Bowen Center for Science and Innovation, on the Providence, R.I., campus of Johnson & Wales University. This STEM building provides teaching labs and support spaces for engineering, biology, physics, chemistry, and organic chemistry. Photo courtesy John Horner. 

Higher Education | June 07, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Preparing students for life after graduation has become the primary motivator behind construction initiatives at U.S....

Rendering courtesy CTA Architects

Resiliency | June 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The affordable housing complex was hit hard during Hurricane Sandy, leaving residents without electricity or water....

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Architects | June 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

744 LEGO bricks are used to recreate the famous Wright design, including the 1992 addition.

David Baker at his firm’s most recent apartment project, Potrero 1010. Photo: Anne Hamersky Media

David Baker at his firm’s most recent apartment project, Potrero 1010. Photo: Anne Hamersky Media

Multifamily Housing | June 07, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

For 35 years, architect David Baker has been a spirited voice for affordable housing, in San Francisco and beyond....

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