A Plenty employee tends to leafy greens growing in the startup’s indoor facility in South San Francisco. The facility relies on 7,500 infrared cameras and 35,000 sensors embedded among the greens that monitor the room’s temperature, humidity, and growing phases. Courtesy Plenty.

Game Changers | January 17, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Armed with the latest agri-tech and millions in VC funding, vertical farming startups believe they’ve cracked the code on indoor farming.

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The full lineup of BIG and Artemide's Alphabet of Light

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Lighting | December 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Bjarke Ingels Group creates words and numbers using light.

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 55.0, up from a score of 51.7 in the previous month. Photo: Pixabay

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 55.0, up from a score of 51.7 in the previous month. Photo: Pixabay

Market Data | December 20, 2017 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 55.0, up from a score of 51.7 in the p...

University Buildings | December 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project was designed by William Rawn Architects and will be built by Skanska.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colo., designed by SmithGroupJJR. Photo: Bill Timmerman

National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colo., designed by SmithGroupJJR. Photo: Bill Timmerman

Public Health Labs | December 19, 2017 | SmithGroupJJR's Perspectives blog | Edward Burton, RIBA, Science & Technology Practice Director, SmithGroupJJR

The LAB2050 initiative digs into the scientific trends, technologies, and economics that will shape tomorrow’s resear...

Coatings | December 19, 2017 | Jeff Alexander |

Energy efficiency is a top priority to lower operating costs and protect the environment.

How do we measure human performance, and what does it mean for the workplace?

Photo: EYP

Office Building Design | December 19, 2017 | Leigh Stringer, LEED AP, Workplace Strategy, EYP

There are many new tools and methods that are beginning to look more comprehensively to evaluate organizational well-...

Energy Efficiency | December 19, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

ASHRAE tool provides more automated approach to receive Building EQ Performance Score.

Products and Services | December 19, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

The coatings are formulated using an acrylic polymer base for enhanced adhesion and durability.

Building Materials | December 19, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The color represents a symbol of counterculture, unconventionality, and artistic brilliance, according to Pantone....

VA outpatient clinic San Jose

Rendering courtesy Hoefer Wysocki

Healthcare Facilities | December 19, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Hoefer Wysocki designed the $40 million facility.

GSF-Glass-fencing

Fire rated glass fencing can help slow the spread of fire by blocking smoke and flames up to 60 minutes.  It also provides partial radiant heat protection by reflecting the heat back to the fire source.

Security/Fire Protection | December 18, 2017 | Bill O'Keeffe |

A reflection on 2017 and a look at what's to come in the new year.

Products and Services | December 18, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

EchoCloud units are available in four styles.

Codes and Standards | December 18, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

World Green Building Council report confirms that lighting, indoor air quality, thermal comfort and acoustics impact...

The new Edmonton Funicular

Photo: Brock Kryton

Sports and Recreational Facilities | December 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The incline elevator is located in downtown Edmonton and was publicly funded.

December 15, 2017 | Sasha Reed |

Looking beyond today’s constraints to the possibility of what “could be” is a key characteristic of those defining an...

Masonry | December 15, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

The design team, led by Ross Tarrant Architects and HNTB, wanted to create a modern aesthetic with a uniquely Bluegra...

Office Building Design | December 15, 2017 | GenslerOn | Jennifer Gebhardt

Once you secure outstanding talent, how do you keep the creative juices flowing and help employees feel more connecte...

The LINC with the fitness center shown in the window

Courtesy of KAI Design & Build

Sports and Recreational Facilities | December 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The facility will be co-managed by Lincoln University and the City of Jefferson – Parks, Recreation, and Forestry....

Giants 300 | December 14, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Turner Construction Co., Gilbane Building Co., and The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. top BD+C’s ranking of...

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Giants 300 | December 14, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Gensler, and WSP top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest BIM design firms, as reported in the 201...

Codes and Standards | December 14, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Pledge to push for more local authority to reduce emissions.

Market Data | December 14, 2017 | ABC

There are risks to the 2018 outlook as a number of potential cost increases could come into play.

The BCCI Construction Company headquarters
Office Building Design | December 14, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The space emphasizes WELL’s vital concepts of air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort, and mind within the w...

The 2 hour, fire resistive GPX Blast System spanned 45 feet and canted out a few degrees.

Fire-Rated Products | December 13, 2017 | SAFTI FIRST

Project:  Army Hospital in the West Coast
Architect: RLF/US Army Corps of Engi...

The extent of damage to the wood structure was significant, despite not manifesting itself on the interior drywall or exterior of the envelope.

Moisture Control/Building Envelope | December 13, 2017 | George DuBose, CGC; Richard Scott, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP; and Donald B. Snell, PE, Cert. Mech. Contractor, CIEC |

An increasing number of legacy buildings, including aging student housing complexes, are experiencing water intrusion...

Market Data | December 13, 2017 | Lodging Econometrics

The top world region by project count is North America.

Codes and Standards | December 13, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The report compares solutions to reduce stormwater.

Giants 300 | December 13, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Affiliated Engineers, Vanderweil Engineers, and CRB top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest science + tec...

Giants 300 | December 13, 2017 | BD+C Staff

DPR Construction, Turner Construction Co., and Skanska USA top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest scienc...

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