Once a novelty, offsite construction is taking hold across the industry, as labor shortages persist, the Lean movement grows, and tech-based workflows become prevalent. Photo courtesy Katerra

Giants 300 | July 16, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

We’ve identified five emerging trends that are likely to transform the construction market in the near future.

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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

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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...

MacDonald Highlands, Henderson, Nev.: Multifamily visionaries: KTGY’s extraordinary expectations

The aptly named Vu at MacDonald Highlands, Henderson, Nev., provides a stunning view of the Las Vegas strip, 15 miles to the northwest. KTGY Architecture + Planning mounted 102 luxury townhomes on a hilly site in the exclusive MacDonald Highlands community for Christopher Homes. The Vu has already received two major honors this year, a BALA Award and a Nationals Award. Photo: © Studio J Inc.

Multifamily Housing | June 13, 2018 | Pat Curry, Contributing Editor

KTGY Architecture + Planning keeps pushing the boundaries of multifamily housing design in the U.S., Asia, and the Mi...

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Building Technology | June 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

This autonomous construction management tool tracks jobsite progress in real time.

Codes and Standards | June 13, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Measure would help cities identify structures that could fail in major quake.

310 N. Sandamon Aerial View

Developed by Mark Goodman & Associates, 310 N. Sangamon will be the largest Passive House office building in the U.S. The building will be located around the corner from Google’s new Midwest headquarters in Chicago’s West Loop.

Sustainability | June 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Solomon Cordwell Buenz is designing the building.

East Aurora High School
Walls and Partitions | June 12, 2018 | Construction Specialties

East Aurora High School's new expansion included an atrium, several new classrooms, and a fine arts wing.

Market Data | June 12, 2018 | Yardi Matrix

E-commerce and biopharmaceutical companies seeking space stoke record performances across key indicators.

Students lined up against a wall
BIM and Information Technology | June 12, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Many schools use predictive analytics to help reduce freshman attrition rates.

The River Thames in London
Codes and Standards | June 12, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

After three years, traffic congestion declined by 30% in London.

Italian Cultural Center
Cultural Facilities | June 11, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Further evidence of the positive impact of the cultural centers on neighborhood development and economic growth can b...

The 57,000-sf Anthem concert hall is a major component of The Wharf

The 57,000-sf Anthem concert hall is a major component of The Wharf, the biggest-ever redevelopment project in Washington, D.C. Anthem is wedged between two mixed-use buildings with 510 apartments. Its $60 million construction costs included $3 million in sound mitigation measures. The hall’s flat floor allows it to be used for non-music events. The lobby can also be leased. The hall’s capacity is 6,000.

Cultural Facilities | June 11, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

New cultural centers have sparked development in the form of new offices, restaurants, retail, hotels, business incub...

June 11, 2018 | Accelerate Live!
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), a trio of experts in predictive vi...
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), a trio of experts in predictive vi...
Prefabricated construction site
Codes and Standards | June 11, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Part of Housing 2.0 modular construction initiative.

June 11, 2018 | Accelerate Live!
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), SOM’s Lucas Tryggestad and Kyle Va...
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), SOM’s Lucas Tryggestad and Kyle Va...
Metals | June 11, 2018 | Petersen Aluminum

The building is designed to engage the public in movement, culture and connection to the community.

Agoda headquarters in Empire State Building
Office Building Design | June 11, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new headquarters includes almost 20,000 sf of additional space.

June 11, 2018 | Accelerate Live!
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), data expert Catherine Rose shares...
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), data expert Catherine Rose shares...
Education Facility | June 08, 2018 | HDR Insights | David Keenan, Principal, Education and Graeme Spencer, Associate Director

In gathering this constant flow of data and recognizing the shifting trends, how can educational institutions make in...

Market Data | June 08, 2018 | Dodge Data & Analytics

May’s gain was the result of a 4.7% increase by the commercial component of the Momentum Index.

A new rail teminal in Miami is part of a high-speed system that currently provides nonstop service among three Florida cities. Image: Brightline

Transit Facilities | June 08, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The privately owned and managed system could create new business districts for these cities. 

Photo: Olivia Nass

Glass and Glazing | June 07, 2018 | Safti First

University of Wisconsin School of Business Grainger Hall’s east and west wings are now linked by a state-of-the-art L...

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