A rendering of the 42,500-sf, $29 million Innovation and Discovery Center at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa., which broke ground last October. Kinsley Construction is the GC on the project, designed by Ellenzweig. Last year, spending on education construction spending rose nationally by 6.5% to $88.9 billion. And a new survey of preK-12 school districts and colleges finds strong construction and renovation activities underway this year. The Ursinus project should be completed in time for the fall 2018 semester. Image: Ellenzweig
Surveys of school districts and colleges, though, raise questions about financing for future projects.
The 57-story Elysee Miami will offer residents impeccable views and plenty of amenities.
Spending on lodging construction, like the expansive renovation of the Intercontinental New York Barclay pictured above, should increase by 10.8% to $23.4 billion in 2016. Total spending on nonresidential building is projected to grow this year by 13.7% to $439.2 billion, according to Gilbane. Image: Shawmut Design and Construction
But finding skilled workers continues to be a problem and could inflate a project's costs.
Perkins Eastman joins 100RC group of Platform Partners to offer resilience-building services to member cities.
Says study did not account for owner-initiated scope changes.
Architects submitted projects that redeveloped key parts of the city and incorporated green space features.
Sees positive signs for construction and investment growth in warehouses, offices, and retail
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U-Haul truck rental costs are a good early predictor of migration trends in the U.S.
The Spiral will be a 65-story tower with a half-mile’s worth of green space wrapped around its exterior.
After a strong 2015, demand for fire resistive glass continues to grow
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The manuals provide information on preventing, reducing fire losses in buildings under construction.
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BD+C’s new Movers+Shapers program will honor AEC/O industry stalwarts. Honorees will be profiled in the June 2016 iss...
The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, which opened in late January, contains a theater, lab, and gallerie...
Philip Johnson once called the Frank Gehry-designed Guggenheim Museum Bilbao “the greatest building of our time.” Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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Using advanced design computation, a design team demonstrates how to ‘erase’ a building’s shadows.
A 230,000-sm factory in China’s Hunan province spent several months producing modules for the 57-story J57 Mini Sky City tower, in Changsha. Using advanced prefabrication techniques, China-based contractor Broad Sustainable Building erected the tower in less than three weeks. Photos courtesy Broad Sustainable Building
A prefab construction company in China built a 57-story tower in 19 days. Here’s how they did it.
With his $5 billion, 13.6 million-sf Gigafactory, Tesla’s Elon Musk seeks to change the economics of battery energy s...
Mayo teams up with Delos to bring hard science to EBD research.
Wave-making technologies vie for attention, as surfing is shortlisted for 2020 Olympic Games.
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Aimed at designing efficient, flexible ground-floor space.
Increased government spending on infrastructure projects should help.
The Construction Cost Index, from Mortenson Construction, indicated rises between 3 and 4% on average.
The design of the high-rise is based on the template of Schools-within-Schools (SWIS), a system that de-emphasizes ag...
Natural breezes flow through the banking giant's new 33-story, double-skin tower in Pittsburgh.
The blocky, modern design is meant to convey accessibility and public service.
BD+C’s inaugural Game Changers report highlights today’s pacesetting projects, from a prefab high-rise in Ch...
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