360° cameras could surpass stationary laser scanners as the tool of choice to document construction, according to a new report that polls more than 250 AEC firms and service providers. Image: Pixabay

Building Technology | September 20, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

More firms are adding scanning and photography to their services.

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Retail Centers | March 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Italian marketplace’s first West Coast location includes a clean room for mozzarella and gelato preparation.

Katerra's sole factory, in Phoenix, produces wall panels, roof and floor trusses, cabinets, and countertops. The company, which recently raised $865 million in new venture capital financing, expects to have five more plants operating by year's end. Image: Katerra

Multifamily Housing | March 04, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Investors flock to this vertically integrated startup, which automates its design and construction processes.

MegaPress and ProPress lines at Aims Community College

MegaPress and ProPress lines at Aims Community College

Plumbing | March 02, 2018 | Viega

Braconier Mechanical and Plumbing uses additional Viega products on expansion project at Aims Community College, brin...

Concrete | March 02, 2018 | Nudura

The challenge was to mirror the style of a historic place of worship while using modern technologies which comply wit...

Office Building Design | March 02, 2018 | Stantec Blog | Jenya Guillemin

These days, if your office space isn’t a true reflection of your brand, you’ve missed a big opportunity to connect wi...

Market Data | March 02, 2018 | ABC

Private nonresidential construction fell 1.5% for the month, while public sector nonresidential spending increased 1....

Office Building Design | March 01, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The deal is worth $30 million.

Small construction companies are less willing to spend on technology than companies in several other business sectors, including retailing, manufacturing, and real estate. Image: Pixabay

Building Technology | March 01, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A survey of 800 companies found tepid interest overall in investing in “big data.” 

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

Almost 50% more zero energy commercial buildings under construction in 2017.

Photo by Edward Menashy

Reconstruction & Renovation | March 01, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The team comprised Battery Park City Authority, CTA Architects, The LiRo Group, and Nicholson & Galloway.

Transwestern data points to demand for larger rental units among baby boomers

Photo: Pexels

Multifamily Housing | February 28, 2018 | Transwestern

As baby boomers seek to downsize from large homes, developers are increasingly designing apartments specifically for...

AEC Tech | February 28, 2018 | DLR Group Insights Blog | Raymond Kent

Unlike other technologies we have seen, augmented and virtual reality are looking to have staying power in a truly di...

Healthcare operations: The good and bad of the ‘visit per room per day’ metric

Image: Pixabay

Healthcare Facilities | February 28, 2018 | HDR Insights | Zhanting Gao, Advanced Simulation Specialist, HDR

Merely pursuing a high “visit per room per day” metric may drive up other resource needs and, in turn, raise operatio...

Codes and Standards | February 28, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

83% experienced at least one fraud incident.

The Sheldon Chalet with the aurora borealis in the background

All images courtesy Jeff Shultz Photography

Hotel Facilities | February 28, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Decades in the making, the chalet is located within 10 miles of Denali’s summit.

More than 150 AEC professionals attended the 2017 Women in Design+Construction conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., last November. Photo: BD+C

More than 150 AEC professionals attended the 2017 Women in Design+Construction conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., last November. Photo: BD+C

Architects | February 27, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

The 2018 event will take place November 7-9 at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, Rancho Mirage, Calif....

Architects | February 27, 2018 | GenslerOn | Debora Novarini And Circe Mendez

The concept of “selfie walls” has been around for years, but with their growing popularity they have begun to evolve...

Market Data | February 27, 2018 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects has released its first-ever Small Firm Compensation Report.

Codes and Standards | February 27, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Stormwater management, water quality, and heat island effect could all be impacted.

The gasholders London

Courtesy Wilkinson Eyre

Multifamily Housing | February 27, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new residences are part of the King’s Cross redevelopment scheme.

Codes and Standards | February 26, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Reducing energy consumption by 15% would save six lives a day.

Our team helped implement public improvements along 1,500 feet of Wisconsin shoreline. This project benefited from community outreach.

Urban Planning | February 26, 2018 | Stantec Blog | Lindsey Christopherson

A new community engagement program works with young adults to help the future of the neighborhood and get others invo...

Laboratories | February 26, 2018 | JLL

It’s all about flexibility and talent for the future of life sciences.

The new museum plaza

Rendering courtesy Cooper Robertson.

Museums | February 26, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The goal of the project is to create closer and more robust connections between the Gateway Arch Museum and the lands...

Spinning energy: Members of ECO Gym in Rochester, N.Y., ride bikes that return power to the building. Image: SportsArt

Sports and Recreational Facilities | February 23, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The equipment’s supplier is eyeing the U.S. for aggressive growth.

Urban Planning | February 23, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Mayor Anne Hidalgo has appealed the decision.

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Architects | February 23, 2018 | AIA

AIA Fellowship recognizes significant contributions to profession of architecture and society.

 

Office Building Design | February 23, 2018 | Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings | Yukari Yamahiro

Evidence shows that companies that hire on or emphasize cultural fit struggle to innovate and change.

HOK, Mortenson, Skanska, Stantec, ZGF among confirmed speakers for BD+C Accelerate Live! 2018 (May 10, Chicago)

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Accelerate Live! | February 22, 2018 | BD+C Staff

The first group of expert speakers is confirmed for BD+C’s 2018 Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference, Thursday,...

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