A Loop NYC pedestrian park

Courtesy Edg

Great Solutions | October 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A new proposal leverages driverless cars to free up almost all of Manhattan’s Park Avenue and Broadway for pedestrian paths.

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The Toronto skyline at night
Codes and Standards | October 02, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The roadmap provides government and industry with a targeted plan.

The FBI’s Biometric Technology Center

The FBI’s Biometric Technology Center is designed to accommodate the future of the Bureau’s largest division, Criminal Justice Information Services. Its modular design enables a flexible and adaptable workplace

Giants 300 | October 02, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

John Caulfield, Senior Editor

​View from classrooms (Building A) to learning platforms and play area at the Awty International School in Houston

​View from classrooms (Building A) to learning platforms and play area at the Awty International School in Houston. Photo: Shepley Bulfinch

K-12 Schools | October 02, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Shepley Bulfinch designed the 75,000-sf campus.

Exterior of the Bank of North Georgia
Coatings | September 29, 2017 | Jeff Alexander |

Valspar coatings are formulated with both organic and inorganic pigments, depending on the desired color and performa...

The interior finishes of the AIMI Corporate Office
Interior Finishes | September 29, 2017 | INSTALL

The complicated retrofit was managed with precision by an INSTALL-certified team and seamlessly blended an intricate...

Doctors and a stethoscope
Healthcare Facilities | September 29, 2017 | Scott Nolin, Senior Director of Project Management

The ability to clearly communicate specific priorities to your team is among the most important tasks the owner’s lea...

The U.S. Consulate in Erbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region, will be the largest such facility in the world.

The U.S. Consulate in Erbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region, will be the largest such facility in the world. Courtesy EYP.

Giants 300 | September 28, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Turner Construction Co., PCL Construction Enterprises, and Clark Group top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s la...

The exterior of the Seguin Library

The Seguin Library, Photo: Dana Hoff, photo courtesy of PGAL

Giants 300 | September 28, 2017 | BD+C Staff

WSP, AECOM, and Arup top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest government sector engineering and EA firms,...

Codes and Standards | September 28, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

NRCA offers compliance tools for contractors.

A commercial air conditioning unit
Codes and Standards | September 28, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

IAPMO and Hydronics Industry Alliance unveil BEST to evaluate systems in early design phase.

The escalator for the Line 7 Metro entrance

Rendering courtesy of GreenbergFarrow

Museums | September 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

GreenbergFarrow beat out five other design firms for the opportunity to design the museum.

Aerial view of the Post Office redevelopment project with the green roof

Rendering courtesy of ©601w Companies | Gensler

Reconstruction & Renovation | September 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The redevelopment project is currently the largest in the nation.

Water Street Tampa, a mixed-used district under construction in Florida, is striving to be the world's first community certified under the WELL Building Institute's Community Standard. Indoor air quality and comfort tied for first among the most important wellness attributes cited by real estate and property management execs polled in a new survey about sustainability. Image: Strategic Property Partners 

Green | September 27, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Structure Tone survey finds LEED is still a selling point, but interest in resilience practices could be waning.

The exterior of the Michelle Obama Branch Library

The Michelle Obama Branch Library.

Giants 300 | September 27, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Stantec, HOK, and Gensler top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest government sector architecture and AE f...

Action at last November’s USA Pickleball Association Nationals in Casa Grande, Ariz.

Action at last November’s USA Pickleball Association Nationals in Casa Grande, Ariz., which attracted 774 players from 36 states for 2,088 matches in a weeklong tournament. Photo courtesy USAPA/Tom Gottfried

Multifamily Housing | September 27, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Two-and-a-half million Americans are playing the game with the funny name.

The workplace area at the Connell Foley headquarters

Photo: Jessica Warren for Gensler

Office Building Design | September 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The HQ occupies 75,000 sf in a 400,000-sf suburban office building.

A rendering of the East Coast Resiliency Project

Rendering courtesy of BIG.

Resiliency | September 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will safeguard the Lower East Side against severe weather and rising sea levels.

A 20,000-seat soccer stadium in downtown Sacramento is being designed with significant input by the local community through an outreach initiative launched by the city's pro soccer club and the project's architect. Image: HNTB

Sports and Recreational Facilities | September 27, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Sacramento Republic FC and HNTB are conducting a contest where the public can submit concept ideas.

Aerial view of Zonamerica

Rendering courtesy of Perkins+Will's LA studio

Mixed-Use | September 26, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new free trade zone is designed to resemble a small village.

The Cotton Gin at night

CENTRIA’s EcoScreen perforated screen wall system gives The Gin at the Co-Op District its lantern-like glow effect

Metals | September 26, 2017 | CENTRIA

The city specified the modern era’s leading sustainability features, but also requested a façade that harkened back t...

Displays at a department store
Retail Centers | September 26, 2017 | CallisonRTKL blog | Kristin Tilley

Department stores are going through a period of transformation in the face of a rapidly changing retail market. What’...

A drone flying in a wooded area
Codes and Standards | September 26, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The technology can be used to prevent terrorist attacks and spying.

KC Streetcar

Kansas City’s recent downtown economic boom can be attributed in part to the $850 million, nine-block Kansas City Power + Light District, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, and KC Streetcar, a 2.2-mile light-rail system that opened in May 2016. City of Kansas City.

Mixed-Use | September 25, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

In Los Angeles, the entertainment district L.A. Live is expected to benefit from the proposed expansion of the city’s...

A shopping center during Christmas
Codes and Standards | September 25, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

E.U. research project focuses on energy efficiency and occupant comfort.

Architects | September 25, 2017 | Stantec Blog | Chris Groesbeck, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

The four-part mission of a garden of scientific research helped drive the design for the Beijing New Material Researc...

The front door and facade of Domain West Hollywood

Photo: Adrian Tiemens

Mixed-Use | September 25, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new development will feature 166 units and 9,000 sf of ground-floor retail.

The Indigo Hotel

The Indigo Hotel in downtown Los Angeles will recall eras of that city's history with art in different rooms and areas. (Note the art in the ceiling of the hotel's Sky Bar.) Saiful Bouquet was the structural engineer for the project. Photo courtesy HBA.

Giants 300 | September 22, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Turner Construction Co., Swinerton, and The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’...

The 250-key Paséa Hotel & Spa, which opened a year ago in Huntington Beach, Calif., is loaded with amenities that include a deck-level restaurant situated between the pool and the 191,000-sf Pacific City retail center. The restaurant’s wine and liquor are stored (and displayed) on several floors that lead to a bar on the roof of the restaurant, illuminated by an umbrella-like light fixture. Photo courtesy Pacific Hospitality Group and WATG

Giants 300 | September 22, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Because hotels can take as long as six years to complete, spotting trends—and differentiating them from fads—is tough...

Students in the University of Nebraska Manter Hall
Laboratories | September 22, 2017 | HDR Insights | June Hanley

Here is how the See + Hear + Do = Remember mantra can be applied to maker spaces and instructional labs.

Design giants merge: FKP joins CannonDesign

FKP-design projects: (left) Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care, and (right) Nemours’ A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children. Photos courtesy FKP

Architects | September 22, 2017 | BD+C Staff + CannonDesign

The deal strengthens CannonDesign’s pediatric healthcare expertise, establishes presence in Texas and Ohio.

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