Solar Array at Uh Maui College

Photo courtesy of University of Hawaii

Energy-Efficient Design | March 20, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is part of a partnership with Johnson Controls and Pacific Current that will also allow four UH community college campuses on Oahu to significantly reduce their fossil fuel consumption.

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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.

The American Institute of Architects Creative Commons

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,...

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

Investor Ready Energy Efficiency (IREE) certification aims to boost confidence in predicted energy and financial savi...

Demand for ’hyperscale’ data centers continues to grow; U.S. leads the way

Facebook’s Prineville (Ore.) Data Center. Photo: Tom Raftery/Wikimedia Commons

Data Centers | February 22, 2018 | BD+C Staff

The number of so-called “hyperscale” data centers worldwide surpassed 390 at the end of 2017, with 69 more facilities...

The Sur multifamily development
Multifamily Housing | February 22, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building is part of the National Gateway mixed-use development at Potomac yard.

A rendering of the project area of Bridgeport, Conn.'s South End, where an AEC team has been selected to devise a resilience plan to mitigate future flooding. Image: Courtesy of Waggonner & Ball

Resiliency | February 21, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The design and construction project would perpetuate efforts that date back several years.

Strong start for architecture billings in 2018

“Healthy conditions continue across all sectors and regions except the Northeast, where firm billings softened for the second consecutive month,” said AIA Chief Economist, Kermit Baker, Hon. AIA, PhD. Photo: Pixabay

Market Data | February 21, 2018 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects reported the January 2018 ABI score was 54.7, up from a score of 52.8 in the pre...

Airports | February 21, 2018 | GS&P Dialogue | Wilson Rayfield ,AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

This is the second post in our series examining why airport operators should bother to upgrade their facilities, even...

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

Forty four states have areas defined as low-hazard.

ICMA 2017 at San Antonio’s Henry B. González Convention Center

ICMA 2017 at San Antonio’s Henry B. González Convention Center.

Urban Planning | February 21, 2018 | SmithGroupJJR's Perspectives blog | Stephen Conschafter

What exactly is the Second Machine Age? The name refers to a book by MIT researchers Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McA...

Interior collaboration area in St. Jude's advanced research center

Rendering courtesy of The Crump Firm

Healthcare Facilities | February 21, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Crump Firm is designing the project.

Codes and Standards | February 20, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Bipartisan bill encourages states to adopt latest building codes.

BankUnited defines itself as a Network Bank by creating a cohesive multifunctional environment that integrates meeting and event space with traditional banking functions. Photo © Christopher Payne.

Retail Centers | February 20, 2018 | GenslerOn | Ryan Cavanaugh

It is critical to not view the physical branch as just another sales channel, but as an important touchpoint along a...

Photo: Magda Biernat

Office Building Design | February 20, 2018 | David malone, Associate Editor

Approximately 400 employees will occupy the SkB Architects-designed space.

A view of a shared office space operated by WeWork, which has 200,000 members and locations in 20 countries. Flex and co-working offices are gaining broader acceptance among corporate tenants, property managers, and landlords. Image: Matteo Doni, via Wikimedia Commons

Office Building Design | February 20, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

More landlords see these spaces as “long-term solutions.”

Aerial view of APAC

Rendering courtesy of SPF:architects

Performing Arts Centers | February 20, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SPF:architects designed the complex.

Insulation | February 19, 2018 | Bob Zabcik |

There is little doubt that the use of foam plastic insulation in metal building exterior roof and wall assemblies is...

Products and Services | February 19, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Flexi-panel from Extech, Classic Ultra from Icynene, and Heartfelt from Hunter Douglas are just three of the 16 produ...

Lighting | February 19, 2018 | Abundance: The Paladino Blog | Brad Pease

In the real estate industry, understanding how our buildings are used is critical to understanding how to manage our...

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

JLL/Purdue University project is developing algorithms to improve indoor comfort.

Exterior of the Photovoltaic Bolt

Courtesy of Pierattelli Architetture

Office Building Design | February 19, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The wings have a surface area of over 1,100 sm.

The Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center

The Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., matches each floor of its research tower dedicated to a specific disease with a corresponding and connected floor in the adjacent clinical tower that includes clinical-trial areas and “knowledge transfer” zones where clinical and research faculty offices reside. Photo courtesy HDR © 2017 Corey Gaffer.

Healthcare Facilities | February 16, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Healthcare systems ask their AEC partners for design flexibility that is adjustable to advances in medicine and techn...

Exterior of UW nanoengineering building

Photo: Aaron Leitz Photography

University Buildings | February 16, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building marks the second phase of a 168,000-sf complex.

Figure 1:​ Despite the presence of a waterproofing membrane on the elevated concrete slabs, water intrusion occurred through the terrace levels into the spaces below, infiltrating via penetrations and cracks in the slab.

February 15, 2018 | George H. DuBose, CGC; Steven R. Gleason, P.E.; and Charles Allen, Jr., AIA |
Laboratories | February 15, 2018 | David Keenan

What are superlabs? And what makes for a superbly designed superlab?

Multifamily Housing | February 15, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Renters are on the rise in 21 of the 30 countries examined in RentCafé’s recent study.

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