Record number of 'supertall' towers were completed in 2018

Citic Tower in Beijing. Rendering: KPF

High-rise Construction | December 13, 2018 | BD+C and CTBUH

Citic Tower in Beijing and Vincom Landmark 81 in Ho Chi Minh City are among 18 "supertall" skyscrapers completed this year—a record number, according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. 

read more
13 projects earn BD+C's 2018 Building Team Awards

Benjamin Benschneider Photography.

Building Team Awards | May 23, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Iowa’s game-changing correctional institution and Chicago’s daring hotel and sports development are among 13 projects...

Yarn Works, Boston

The expansive common area at the Yarn Works provides TV and workspace areas and a warming kitchen. Additional amenities include a fitness center, yoga room, and bicycle storage. WinnDevelopment has carried out more than 20 such mill renovations  across New England. Photo: © Andy Ryan

Multifamily Housing | May 23, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Having long outlived their original uses, two century-old New England mills have become valuable community assets onc...

Verny Capital / Astana Property Management

Building Team Awards | May 23, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Bronze Award: Astana’s shimmering mixed-use towers are made to stand up to the region’s harsh, long winters.

Codes and Standards | May 23, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Offers forecasts of industry trends.

Market Data | May 23, 2018 | AIA

Firms report solid growth for seven straight months.

Codes and Standards | May 22, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

U.S. Department of Energy event to be held July 15th-17th in Austin.

Transwestern breaks down its 48 reporting markets into four quadrants, based on vacancy and rent activities. Image: Transwestern U.S. Markets | Offices

Market Data | May 22, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Big Apple still leads the new construction charge.

Benjamin Benschneider Photography

Building Team Awards | May 22, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Silver Award: A ‘teaching in the round’ classroom highlights this innovation hub at Washington State University’s Pul...

Building Team Awards | May 22, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Silver Award: This billion-dollar mixed-use tower will alter the Los Angeles skyline in more ways.

Fitts-Woolard Hall exterior

Courtesy Clark Nexsen

University Buildings | May 22, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Clark Nexsen designed the new building.

AAA HQ Entry

Photo: HGA

Office Building Design | May 22, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

HGA designed the space.

Google Canada’s 58,000-sf headquarters was designed as a “elegant garage,” and features work of local artists. It was also the first Google office to have a real miniature golf course.  Photo courtesy Google/Camilla Pucholt

Office Building Design | May 22, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Perkins Eastman recommends personalization, access and “linkages,” and variety as design criteria.

Retail Centers | May 21, 2018 | CallisonRTKL blog | Ron Singler

The growth in men’s retail worldwide is projected to outpace women’s retail by 2020.

Codes and Standards | May 21, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

ASTM International method will help manufacturers test their flooring materials.

The atrium is adorned with a striking cantilevered Douglas Fir staircase as a nod to the storied history of the Pacific Northwest timber industry and a statement of modern engineering. Benjamin Benschneider Photography.

Building Team Awards | May 21, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Silver Award: WSU kicks off its new branch campus with a high-tech innovation center designed to engage students, bus...

Park West Aerial View
Building Team Awards | May 21, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Silver Award: A P3-driven team completes this mega off-campus student housing complex ahead of its fast-track schedul...

The Engine Chem lab
Laboratories | May 21, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SGA designed the incubator space.

Market Data | May 18, 2018 | AGC of America

California & West Virginia have biggest annual job gains, North Dakota has largest decline; California & Loui...

The new Rutgers nursing school

The new Rutgers nursing school sits on a triangular site between Camden’s city hall and a light-rail transit station. Sarah Mechling/Perkins Eastman.

Building Team Awards | May 18, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Gold Award: Can a new nursing school breathe life into America’s third-poorest city?

Courtesy CTBUH

High-rise Construction | May 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The list comes from a recent CTBUH study.

A hurricane in Key West
Resiliency | May 17, 2018 | AIA

Urge senate passage of disaster recovery reform act; Relationship-building with local communities.

Cleveland clinic exterior

The seven-story cancer center is clad in glass curtain wall to maximize daylighting and views of the campus. In the main lobby, greeters welcome patients upon arrival. A palette of wood, glass, and daylight provides clear wayfinding throughout the ground level. Robert Benson Photography.

Building Team Awards | May 17, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Gold Award: Cleveland Clinic’s new cancer center is a transparent, collaborative hub for improved patient experiences...

Codes and Standards | May 17, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Projected to add $10,000 to cost of new homes.

Market Data | May 17, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The results stem from a COMMERCIALCafé study.

The 240-sf dog spa at Seattle’s AMLI Arc apartment tower, photo by Benjamin Benschneider

The 240-sf dog spa at Seattle’s AMLI Arc apartment tower has two stainless-steel washbasins, a hydraulic grooming table, a pet dryer, and a hair vacuum system. “We chose a no-frills aesthetic to blend with the building’s deconstructed interior design concept,” says Interior Designer Camilla Watson, ZGF Architects. Photo: © Benjamin Benschneider

Multifamily Housing | May 16, 2018 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

Self-serve dog-washing stations are reinforcing strong bonds between multifamily residents and their beloved canines....

SF Brewing Co. Tap Room

Rendering courtesy BCV Architecture + Interiors

Retail Centers | May 16, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

BCV Architecture + Interiors designed the space.

USTA courts

The 65-acre USTA campus features a complex that includes sports facilities, offices, and living quarters. Photo: Garrett Rowland.

Building Team Awards | May 16, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Gold Award: With 100 courts and more than 260,000 sf of vertical construction, the USTA National Campus is a sanctuar...

Codes and Standards | May 16, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

NIBS documents address using pre-cast concrete, and commercial and legal considerations of modular construction.

Sustainability | May 16, 2018 | HMC Architects Blog | Eric Carbonnier and Eera Babtiwale

Is sustainability a model that our culture should adopt and promote knowing that the bucket will one day be empty?...

The Line Lofts exterior

Photo: Bruce Damonte.

Mixed-Use | May 16, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SPF:architects designed the building.

Overlay Init