K-12 Schools | January 21, 2019 | Becky Brady | Clark Nexsen Blog

In an age during which stories of bullying, school shootings, and mental health concerns are all too common, designers have a critical role to play in crafting K-12 schools that simultaneously promote engaged learning and student safety.

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Watch all 19 Accelerate Live! talks on demand

In her talk at Accelerate Live! 2018, micro-buildings design expert Aeron Hodges, AIA, Senior Designer/Manager Stantec Architecture, explored the key drivers of the micro-buildings movement, and how the trend is spreading into a wide variety of building typologies. Photo: BD+C

Accelerate Live! | June 24, 2018 | BD+C Staff

BD+C’s second annual Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago) featured talks on AI...

Roofing | June 22, 2018 | Owens Corning

A cross-functional team collaborated throughout the three-phased VRA construction.

Building Team | June 22, 2018 | Constructive Thinking Blog | Julie Hyson

Outside of drawing up a well-written contract, owners often overlook a key attribute that can significantly impact th...

Market Data | June 22, 2018 | Yardi Matrix

New report says strong economic fundamentals outweigh headwinds.

Data center design by Snohetta

Rendering: Snøhetta/Plompmozes

Data Centers | June 22, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The concept has been dubbed The Spark.

Design Innovation Report | June 21, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Does bringing nature inside really help improve the well-being of occupants? Will Katerra’s business strategy remake...

Flooring | June 21, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Project evolution from Ceramiche Caesar, Eminent Wood Maximum from Fiandre, and Voyage from Landmark are just three o...

Market Data | June 21, 2018 | AIA

Architecture Billings Index enters eighth straight month of solid growth.

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Retail Centers | June 21, 2018 | CallisonRTKL blog | Matthew Usbeck

We talk a lot about how the retail landscape, particularly in the realm of shopping malls, has changed in this world...

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

Startup offers plug-in that scans 3D models.

Codes and Standards | June 20, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Analysis of property data identifies communities prone to frequent flooding.

Market Data | June 20, 2018 | Lodging Econometrics

There are 5,952 projects/1,115,288 rooms under construction, up 8% by projects YOY. 

Exterior of the Morpheus Hotel

Photo: Ivan Dupont

Hotel Facilities | June 20, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel provides 147, 860 sm of space across 42 floors.

the 17,000-sf R.W. Kern Center

The design of the 17,000-sf R.W. Kern Center—whose function on the campus of Hampshire College includes admissions and greeting guests—strives to integrate the building into its surroundings through the use of locally sourced materials, full-glass walls, and positioning the building for maximum exposure to the outdoors. Planters that rim the indoor periphery of one wing of the building are irrigated by its grey water. Robert Benson Photography.

Design Innovation Report | June 19, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Bringing nature inside to improve the well-being of occupants has become a design imperative.

Codes and Standards | June 19, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Exempt products include structural plywood, oriented strand board (OSB).

Market Data | June 19, 2018 | ABC

The CBI shows highlights by region, industry, and company size.

New construction of single-family homes isn't keeping pace with demand around the country, and much of what's being build is too expensive for many potential buyers. Image: Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) State of the Nation's Housing

Market Data | June 19, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The latest report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies laments the paucity of subsidies to relieve cost burdens...

The three-building Athletes Village at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis

The three-building Athletes Village at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis is designed to reinforce the incoming student-athlete’s perception of the school’s sports as well as his or her place in that program. The facility’s Land O’ Lakes Center For Excellence and Gameday Experience room broadcasts digital content of the Gophers’ team highlights from a dozen customizable projectors with a total of more than 23 million pixels. The 340,000-sf facility’s “experiences” were created by Advent, the experiential design firm.

Design Innovation Report | June 18, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

These sports and recreation facilities go beyond glitzy buildings to tell a school’s story and reinforce the student-...

Urban Planning | June 18, 2018 | Stantec Blog | Joe Geller

Five years ago, experts were predicting continued urban rebound and suburban decline. What really happened?

Market Data | June 18, 2018 | GlobalData

Leading retailers including Amazon, Alibaba, Lowe’s and Tesco are developing their own AI solutions for automation, a...

Codes and Standards | June 18, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Measure was aimed at raising $50 million for homeless services, affordable housing.

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Office Building Design | June 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The David Chipperfield Architects-designed project began in 2010.

Bleacher seating was one of the requirements that the biopharmacutical company EMD Serono needed to meet to earn Gold-level certification from the International WELL Building Institute. Image: courtesy of EMD Serono

Laboratories | June 18, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Design changes in lighting and HVAC systems were required to meet compliance criteria.

AEC Tech | June 15, 2018 | Steven Burns |

Helpful tips for managing projects more effectively

Faraday Future's hanford EV facility

Courtesy Faraday Future.

Industrial Facility | June 15, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Onsite construction has commenced in an effort to deliver the first FF91 by the year's end.

Lake Flato Porch

San Antonio-based design firm Lake|Flato finally found a design-build partner in Katerra to refine and execute its Porch House concept, a system of modules with floor-to-ceiling windows and connecting porches that link the single-family structure to the outdoors. Over the years, Lake|Flato has tried various delivery methods for these houses, which typically range from 1,500 sf to 2,500 sf, including factory assembly components and site-built construction. Courtesy Lake|Flato

Design Innovation Report | June 15, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Katerra strives to become a leading design-build firm with an integrated approach to production, architectural servic...

Office Building Design | June 15, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Hacker Architects designed the space for Portland’s Frontside District.

Codes and Standards | June 14, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Impermeable concrete made it easier for water to overwhelm drainage system.

The Chicago Gallery at the CAC

Courtesy CAF

Architects | June 14, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Center is located at 111 E. Wacker Drive.

Building Team | June 13, 2018 | Hinge Blog | Karl Feldman

There is a major shift in workforce demographics as upwards of 80 million baby boomers retire over the next fifteen y...

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