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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Fabcon Precast worked with Hy-Vee to create a custom finish to help differentiate the stores and create a more premium feel to the stores.

Concrete | April 04, 2017 | Fabcon

Fabcon has worked closely with Hy-Vee’s architects and designers to produce a custom finish for their precast panels....

Market Data | April 03, 2017 | ABC

The segment totaled $701.9 billion on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate for the month, marking the seventh consec...

Lamar Station Classroom for Urban Farming, Lakewood, Colo. Photo: Jesse Kuroiwa


Structural Materials | April 03, 2017 | AISC + BD+C Staff

The annual awards program, sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction, honors the best in structural s...

Urban Planning | April 03, 2017 | Sasaki Ideas |

People seem to experience a gravitation toward the water’s edge acutely and we traverse concrete and asphalt just to...

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Codes and Standards | April 03, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The method provides a standard lab procedure evaluation of ice and snow loads and impacts.

Healthcare for the Homeless Houston quadrupled its space when it relocated last year into a three-story building that once served as a sailors' union hall. The redesign of this building revolves around the clinical model of the organization. Image: Slyworks Photography/Courtesy Page Southerland Page

Healthcare Facilities | April 02, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

For this adaptive reuse of an old union hall, the Building Team made the best of tight quarters. 

Urban Planning | March 31, 2017 | Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings | Kristen Hall

For the most part what you see is streets that have been designed with the car in mind—at a large scale for a fast sp...

Healthcare Facilities | March 31, 2017 | Scott Nolin,  Senior Director of Project Management, CBRE

Understanding the costs specifically related to activation is one of the keys to successfully occupying the new space...

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High-rise Construction | March 31, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The completed building sits between the Makkah Royal Clock Tower at 1,972 feet and One World Trade Center at 1,776 fe...

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Transit Facilities | March 31, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The route will connect with Toronto public transit.

Transit Facilities | March 30, 2017 | Legat Architects' Architecture Inspired by YOU | Ted Haug

If safety is the number one priority for train stations, then accessibility comes in at a close second.

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Codes and Standards | March 30, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

GIGA’s RESET standard and data collection will be integrated into the WELL standard.

Park Avenue Foyer. Rendering courtesy of SOM and Methanoia Inc.

Reconstruction & Renovation | March 30, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Pierre-Yves Rochon prepared the designs for what will be one of the most complex a...

The 13,000-sf Denver office for the architectural firm Hord Caplan Macht is going through the process to be certified under the Fitwel health and wellness standards. More firms seem to be embracing wellness for their own offices as well as in their designs for clients. Image: Courtesy HCM

Standards | March 29, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Hord Caplan Macht the latest to join the club by submitting its offices for certification under Fitwel’s program.

Roofing | March 29, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Dynatsy Shingles from IKO, CR G cap sheets from Johns Manville, and GenFlex EPDM Adhesive from GenFlex Roofing System...

Healthcare Facilities | March 29, 2017 | Powered by Cree

Proper lighting can improve staff productivity, patient healing, and the use of space in healthcare facilities

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Healthcare Facilities | March 29, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

With a long road of political and financial uncertainty ahead for the healthcare sector, what does this mean for the...

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Codes and Standards | March 29, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Hawaii considers updated 2015 IECC tailored to its climate.

Market Data | March 29, 2017 | ABC

Although all three diffusion indices in the survey fell by more than five points they remain well above the threshold...

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Green | March 29, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new habitat will sit between two existing buildings, including the Elephant House designed by Norman Foster.

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

The unfinished building was destroyed in a five-alarm blaze.

Image: Jasper Sanidad.

Architects | March 28, 2017 | GenslerOn | Nick Bryan

Restroom access affects everyone: people with medical needs or disabilities, caretakers, transgender people, parents...

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BIM and Information Technology | March 28, 2017 | John Caulfied, Senior Editor

One shortcut: sending shop drawings created from laser scans directly to a wood panel fabricator.

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Products and Services | March 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A total of seven InFocus Mondopads were used in the room to accommodate large group work and individual study.

High-rise Construction | March 27, 2017 | CallisonRTKL blog | Maren Striker

CRTKL’s Maren Striker examines Europe’s desire to build upward.

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Codes and Standards | March 27, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

American Wood Council and design and construction professionals are speaking out against the measure.

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

The building is located in West Chelsea between the High Line and West Street.

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Mixed-Use | March 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Curated Properties and Windmill Developments have teamed up to create a mixed-use building with food as the crux of t...

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Multifamily Housing | March 24, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Killefer Flammang Architects designed the urban infill project.

Gensler, Inventure Design, Ziegler Cooper, and Rottet Studio have each designed a suite within a tower in Houston that Brookfield Property Partners plans to market as offices of the future, with an emphasis on bold design and collaboration. Image: Brookfield Property Partners

Office Building Design | March 24, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The developer engaged four design firms to come up with unique suites it will market under its DesignHive label. 

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