The 190,000-sf Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience, which opens next month on the campus of the University of Southern California, will provide research and lab space for the Engineering, Arts & Sciences, and Medical schools. This is the largest building on campus, and its construction required more than 50,000 yards of soil to be exported, 4.5 million pounds of concrete and rebar for poured-in-place floors and walls, and 2,000-plus steel embeds for a suspended clean room plenum leel and exterior masonry. Image: USC

University Buildings | October 12, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The building is designed to maximize recruitment and interaction of scientists and researchers.

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Rendering of an airport concourse

P3 is taking off in airport construction. The $1.6 billion Midfield Satellite Concourse at the Los Angeles International Airport is among the P3-driven projects in the works. Rendering: Corgan in association with Gensler

Giants 300 | October 05, 2017 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

The $4 billion renovation of New York City’s LaGuardia Airport is the first major U.S. aviation project delivered usi...

Codes and Standards | October 05, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The measure will go into effect in January if the governor signs it.

Aspired Living of Westmont exterior

Aspired Living of Westmont, a 107-unit assisted living and memory care community developed by Pathway to Living, is currently welcoming residents in Westmont, Ill. Photo: Aspired Living of Westmont.

Senior Living Design | October 05, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Aspired Living of Westmont is a 107-unit assisted living and memory care community.

A rendering of the Innovation Complex in Providence, R.I., which broke ground last month. The 191,000-sf complex is the latest “knowledge community”—and the second in Providence—to be developed by Wexford Science + Technololgy. Image: Wexford

Adaptive Reuse | October 05, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The campus is expected to include an Aloft hotel. 

University of Kansas Capitol Federal Hall

University of Kansas Capitol Federal Hall. Photo: Garrett Rowland.

Sustainability | October 04, 2017 | GenslerOn | Diane Hoskins

To keep global temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius of warming, the International Energy Agency (IEA) reports tha...

A solar array
Codes and Standards | October 04, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

NRDC report says goal can be achieved with existing tools.

A terminal in an airport

Photo: Skanska

Giants 300 | October 04, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Hensel Phelps, Turner Construction Co., and Skanska USA top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest airport s...

Six Fifty 17 rising from the Denver skyline

Rendering courtesy of Six Fifty 17

High-rise Construction | October 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Manhattan-based Greenwich Realty Capital is developing the project.

The recent restoration of the Gothic Revival facade of the 12-story 36 Gramercy Park East building in Manhattan required replicating and replacing 1,500 terracotta elements, and resetting another 1,500. Image: Ola Wilk/Wilk Marketing Communications

Reconstruction & Renovation | October 04, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The painstaking process included assuaging numerous preservation agencies.

Airport baggage area

Photo: Skanska

Giants 300 | October 03, 2017 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, Burns & McDonnell, and Arup top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest airport sector engineering...

Designers | October 03, 2017 | Steven Burns |

Generally speaking, millennials want to be where the action is.

An airport baggage check

Photo: Skanska

Giants 300 | October 03, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Corgan, and Gensler top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest airport sector architecture and AE fi...

Duct work on top of a buidling
Codes and Standards | October 03, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

ASHRAE 189.1 broadens testing requirements to include more types of ducts.

Industry Research | October 03, 2017 | ABC

Spending on nonresidential construction services is still down on a YOY basis.

Children at play in an early education center classroom
Education Facility | October 03, 2017 | NACLab Blog | Melissa A. McFadgen and Helena L. Jubany

When the design of early learning centers is grounded in the science of developmental psychology and education, these...

A red room in the LEGO House with a LEGO waterfall

A red room in the LEGO House with a LEGO waterfall. Photo: Iwan Baan

Museums | October 03, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 12,000-sm building is part of Billund, Denmark’s goal to become the ‘Capital for Children.’

A closeup of markers lined up on a surface
Green | October 02, 2017 | Abundance: The Paladino Blog | Darren Bruce

After performing retro-commissioning and energy audits for more than five million square feet of existing building re...

The Toronto skyline at night
Codes and Standards | October 02, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The roadmap provides government and industry with a targeted plan.

The FBI’s Biometric Technology Center

The FBI’s Biometric Technology Center is designed to accommodate the future of the Bureau’s largest division, Criminal Justice Information Services. Its modular design enables a flexible and adaptable workplace

Giants 300 | October 02, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

John Caulfield, Senior Editor

​View from classrooms (Building A) to learning platforms and play area at the Awty International School in Houston

​View from classrooms (Building A) to learning platforms and play area at the Awty International School in Houston. Photo: Shepley Bulfinch

K-12 Schools | October 02, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Shepley Bulfinch designed the 75,000-sf campus.

Exterior of the Bank of North Georgia
Coatings | September 29, 2017 | Jeff Alexander |

Valspar coatings are formulated with both organic and inorganic pigments, depending on the desired color and performa...

The interior finishes of the AIMI Corporate Office
Interior Finishes | September 29, 2017 | INSTALL

The complicated retrofit was managed with precision by an INSTALL-certified team and seamlessly blended an intricate...

Doctors and a stethoscope
Healthcare Facilities | September 29, 2017 | Scott Nolin, Senior Director of Project Management

The ability to clearly communicate specific priorities to your team is among the most important tasks the owner’s lea...

The U.S. Consulate in Erbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region, will be the largest such facility in the world.

The U.S. Consulate in Erbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region, will be the largest such facility in the world. Courtesy EYP.

Giants 300 | September 28, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Turner Construction Co., PCL Construction Enterprises, and Clark Group top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s la...

The exterior of the Seguin Library

The Seguin Library, Photo: Dana Hoff, photo courtesy of PGAL

Giants 300 | September 28, 2017 | BD+C Staff

WSP, AECOM, and Arup top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest government sector engineering and EA firms,...

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

NRCA offers compliance tools for contractors.

A commercial air conditioning unit
Codes and Standards | September 28, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

IAPMO and Hydronics Industry Alliance unveil BEST to evaluate systems in early design phase.

The escalator for the Line 7 Metro entrance

Rendering courtesy of GreenbergFarrow

Museums | September 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

GreenbergFarrow beat out five other design firms for the opportunity to design the museum.

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