The cafe space in the Capital One Cafe

Photo courtesy of Studio J Marketing

Mixed-Use | September 14, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new branch in downtown Santa Monica offers 8,400 sf of space designed by Gwynne Pugh Urban Studio.

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An active outdoor space for students
K-12 Schools | August 18, 2017 | LPA Blog | Winston Bao

Active design can be incorporated into any facility or campus with a few simple steps.

A rendering of the northeast corner of the new Donald Dungan Library

Rendering courtesy of Johnson Favaro

Library | August 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project includes a new library, the renovation of the existing library, and the redevelopment of parkland.

San Diego's newest library branch is being built on the site of the old International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers building on West Washington Street. It should be completed by October 2018. Image: Courtesy of C.W. Driver Companies 

Library | August 17, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The long-delayed project reflects community design input.

A can of Scuff X paint
Products and Services | August 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SCUFF-X provides the level of scuff-resistance of two-component coatings.

Interior of the GrowNYC multifunctional area

Photo: AGP Amanda Gentle Photography

Mixed-Use | August 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

GrowNYC, a sustainability-focused nonprofit, commissioned ORE Design to create the community events center and learni...

The lobby of the Hyatt Regency in Seattle
Hotel Facilities | August 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 45-story, 500-foot-tall tower is composed of two primary volumes.

The New York City skyline

Pixbay Public Domain

Codes and Standards | August 17, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Task force formed to get fake training cards off the streets and workers properly trained.

An office conference room

Pixabay Public Domain

Market Data | August 17, 2017 | Marcum Construction

Spending in all 12 of the remaining nonresidential construction subsectors retreated on both an annualized and monthl...

The exterior of the Austin Independent School District Performing Arts Center
Metals | August 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Two Petersen Aluminum profiles were used in the design of the project.

The new Toyota Motor North American Headquarters campus

Photo: Toyota

Office Building Design | August 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Toyota invested $1 billion in the project, which was designed by Corgan.

An exterior shot of the Beijing National Stadium
Building Materials | August 17, 2017 | Mike Landers |

Lighter than glass and 100% recyclable, one material takes center stage in the future of building.

Coatings | August 17, 2017 | Jeff Alexander |

Railings, screens, canopies, and shading devices punctuate projects and are important aspects of the built environmen...

DLR Group and Staffelbach offices

Courtesy of DLR Group

Architects | August 16, 2017 | DLR Group

The firm will be merging operations immediately with full integration and the name change to DLR Group| Staffelbach e...

The Ontario skyline at night

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Codes and Standards | August 16, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Proposals include solar-ready roofs, more stringent heating/cooling efficiency requirements, and graywater reuse.

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A rendering of the practice court at the Detroit Pistons Performance Center

Rendering courtesy of Rossetti.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | August 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The facility will be incorporated into the community with public spaces.

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame test a hybrid concrete shear wall for seismic performance.

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame test a hybrid concrete shear wall for seismic performance. The study was funded by the Charles Pankow Foundation and the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. Photo: Charles Pankow Foundation

Giants 300 | August 16, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Charlie Pankow’s mandate was simple: Use research to create even better buildings.

An aerial rendering of the Kolos data center in Ballangen

Rendering courtesy of HDR

Data Centers | August 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 600,000-sm facility will be on a secure property surrounded by a moat.

The entrance and towers of One Southdale Place
Windows and Doors | August 16, 2017 | Pella

Envisioning a luxury, suburban-meets-urban experience, the development team looked to Pella’s large combination Imper...

Buildings from below

Pixabay Public Domain

Codes and Standards | August 15, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Two of six such certifications are ASHRAE programs.

The GPX FireFloor system
Fire-Rated Products | August 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The system uses the largest tested and listed individual glass panels for two-hour fire-resistive glass floor applica...

The entry to the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

Photo: Dorchester County Tourism

Museums | August 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The museum is conceived as a series of abstracted forms made up of two main structures, one administrative and one ex...

A rendering of the olive groves at Miralon

The olive groves. Rendering courtesy Freehold Communities

Mixed-Use | August 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The community will cover 300 acres in Palm Springs, Calif.

An E Ink wall highlights an open work space

Courtesy E Ink 

Great Solutions | August 14, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

These materials can turn an ordinary wall into dynamic real estate.

Coworking space

Wikimedia Commons, Germanoparra

Multifamily Housing | August 14, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

From a practicality standpoint, co-living makes complete sense for young, single, and highly mobile working professio...

A steel bridge from underneath

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

Includes the 2016 Specification for Structural Steel Buildings.

A common area in the W Hotel in Bellevue, Wash.

The “living room,” a common meeting place within the W Bellevue in Washington State, takes its cue from local long house design. Image: Marriott International

Hotel Facilities | August 14, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The brand’s focus will incorporate aspects of its properties’ surrounding communities.

A personal environmental control platform

Engineers with Glumac look to bring an increased level of comfortable to office workers, with the development of G Cloud. This personal environmental control platform incorporates radiant cooling, acoustics absorption, direct/indirect lighting, and a white noise system—all fixed above a single workstation. Courtesy Glumac

Giants 300 | August 14, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Here’s a recap of the noteworthy innovations reported by engineering and E/A firms as part of BD+C's Giants...

The $84 million, 150,000-sf Boston Landing commuter rail station, Boston

The $84 million, 150,000-sf Boston Landing commuter rail station, Boston. STV provided a range of architectural and engineering design services for the new facility. Rendering courtesy Neoscape

Giants 300 | August 11, 2017 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, WSP, and Thornton Tomasetti are among the nation’s largest engineering/architecture firms, according to Bu...

The Faena Arts Center, Miami. Photo: Bruce Damonte, courtesy DeSimone Consulting Engineers

The Faena Arts Center, Miami. Photo: Bruce Damonte, courtesy DeSimone Consulting Engineers

Giants 300 | August 11, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Fluor, Arup, and Jensen Hughes top Building Design+Construction’s ranking of the largest engineering firms i...

AdPro Sports Training Center, Buffalo N.Y. Photo: Kimberly Smith Photography, courtesy LPCiminelli

AdPro Sports Training Center, Buffalo N.Y. Photo: Kimberly Smith Photography, courtesy LPCiminelli 

Giants 300 | August 11, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Kraus-Anderson, and Hill International are among the nation’s largest construction management and project man...

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