The 190,000-sf Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience, which opens next month on the campus of the University of Southern California, will provide research and lab space for the Engineering, Arts & Sciences, and Medical schools. This is the largest building on campus, and its construction required more than 50,000 yards of soil to be exported, 4.5 million pounds of concrete and rebar for poured-in-place floors and walls, and 2,000-plus steel embeds for a suspended clean room plenum leel and exterior masonry. Image: USC
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Architects without a degree from an accredited program can pursue NCARB certification through a new path.
The paper provides guidance on how to streamline pursuit of dual certification.
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High-performance green buildings are linked to better job performance.
The changes apply to multifamily, hotels, state-owned buildings, and public schools.
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The glass wall would replace the current metal fences that surround the structure.
The neighborhood will become a test lab for innovative technology.
New technology from Bradley Corp. is doing all it can to improve the public restroom experience.
Over 70 new acres of public space would be created between Ohio Street and North Avenue.
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Portico platform features a database of products ranked on how they disclose ingredients.
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The hall offers bountiful natural light with enough space to build large-scale projects.
A rendering of the criminal justice facility that Rock Ventures is offering to build in Detroit's Wayne County in exchange for a coveted parcel of land on which the Rock Ventures would build a complex that includes a Major League Soccer stadium, a hotel, offices and apartments. Image: Rock Ventures LLC
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Friars Bridge Court will provide a transition between the unvarying height of the buildings to the south and the more...
Peninsula Place will cost £1 billion and act as a gateway to the new, master-planned district.
Buildings constructed in the last two decades are largely holding up to increased seismic activity.
NewBrick is a lightweight insulated brick product that is coated with a specially formulated finish to mimic the look...
Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. Photo courtesy Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
Many prominent skylines are largely monochromatic, with little use of vibrant colors.
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Motorola Mobility’s Chicago Headquarters fuses cutting-edge technology and workplace design to become a benchmark for the creative office. Image © Gensler.
As companies are increasingly looking for people who can do things like communicate clearly, solve complex challenges...
The building will be a train station and City Hall for the Swedish city of Växjö.
The Foster + Partners-designed building will address the shortage of accommodation in Mecca.
Over 1,000 employees will work in the HQ building when completed.
Programs will provide money for both owners and renters.
The 14-story Josie Robertson Surgery Center in New York City, part of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, is situated on land that allowed for only an 11,500-sf floor plate. Vertical construction required new thinking about operations and patient management. ©Chris Cooper, courtesy of Perkins Eastman.
A recent analysis of patient volumes showed that Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center would run out of space for ne...
How one Building Team is giving a university client what its facilities staff really wants from BIM: information, ple...
When to use them, cost, and installation are issues that are explored.