Cincinnati Music Hall exterior facade

The Music Hall’s fully restored red brick main façade highlights its iconic rose window that centers the entire structure. Photo: Magnus Lindqvist/GLINTStudios.

Reconstruction Awards | November 12, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Cincinnati uses ‘skillful triage’ to bring its endangered Music Hall up to date.

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Top 65 BIM Engineering + EA Firms [2018 Giants 300 Report]
Giants 300 | October 04, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Thornton Tomasetti, and Arup head Building Design+Construction's ranking of the nation's engineering...

Top 200 BIM Architecture + AE Firms [2018 Giants 300 Report]
Giants 300 | October 04, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, CallisonRTKL, and HOK top Building Design+Construction's ranking of the nation's architecture and a...

After Devastating Fire, Ohio Business Adds BILCO Smoke Vents In Swift Rebuild

After a fire completely destroyed their facility in Columbus, Ohio, Dick Cold Storage built a new facility focused on fire safety. Photo: Ryan Leasure

  

Fire and Life Safety | October 04, 2018 | The BILCO Company

The new facility includes the latest and greatest in cold storage technology along with fire protection upgrades, inc...

Codes and Standards | October 04, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Agency not conducting enough inspections, report says.

Hotel Trio

Martin King Photography

Mixed-Use | October 04, 2018 | David Malone, Assoiate Editor

Axis/GFA Architecture and Design was the architect for the project.

The 178-acre Hazelwood Green redevelopment project in Pittsburgh is being positioned as a global model for sustainable development practices. Image: Depiction LLC 2018

Sustainable Development | October 03, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Hazelwood Green, which has been in the works for 14 years, could take another 20 to build out.

Giants 300 | October 03, 2018 | BD+C Editors

This 59-page PDF features AEC firm rankings across 39 building sectors, disciplines, and specialty services. 

Time to clarify some misconceptions about low smoke halogen free (LSHF)
M/E/P Systems | October 03, 2018 | UL LLC

The applications for LSHF cables are expanding rapidly, as owners and project teams look for safer, more cost effecti...

Leland Federal Building

The G.T. "Mickey" Leland Federal Building in Houston. Image © Joe Aker.

Sustainability | October 03, 2018 | GenslerOn | Chris Mundell And Maria Perez

Many companies are influenced by the misconception that only some projects can qualify as sustainable.

Codes and Standards | October 03, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Strategies include reducing exposure to properties in flood-prone areas.

Curved Tite-Loc panels are finished in Aged Copper

Metals | October 02, 2018 | Petersen Aluminum

Curved metal canopies boost safety, appeal of commuter train station.

Nonresidential spending reaches new high in August

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Contractors | October 02, 2018 | ABC

Total nonresidential spending stood at $762.7 billion in August, an increase of 8.4% compared to one year ago.

One of Bristlecone Construction’s recent projects is Ogden Street Flats, a 29-unit, $8.4 million apartment building in Denver that will integrate an existing 1930s auto shop with the new five-story structure.  Bristlecone will complete the concrete and framing, and provide General Contracting Services. Rendering: Range Design and Architecture

Contractors | October 02, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Bristlecone Construction brings self-performing expertise in concrete and framing.

Codes and Standards | October 02, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Stretch codes, more stringent credentials for designers, contractors, and inspectors may be needed.

Drawing from more than 60 research reports, stok, the global real estate service provider, has calculated how occupancy in high-performance buildings improves the tenant's profitability over a decade. Image: stok

Sustainable Design and Construction | October 02, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A stok-generated report calculates dollar gains from improvements in employee productivity, retention, and wellness....

Upcycle, an 81,000-sf office building in Austin, Texas, reused 95% of what had been a recycling warehouse. Adaptation is one of six areas where Gensler's new report on the impact of design on the built environment focuses its recommendations. Image: Gensler

Architects | October 02, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The firm showcases its own recent projects as demonstrations for what can work in six areas.

Courtesy TEN Arquitectos

Office Building Design | October 01, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

TEN Arquitectos designed the building.

Merwehaven Harbor in Rotterdam will be home to the world’s first floating farm.

The pilot project involves constructing a multi-story floating structure to house cows on the second story, for milk, yogurt, cream, and cheese, and waste collection and processing on the main level for the production of fertilizer. Renderings: Beladon

Great Solutions | September 28, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Merwehaven Harbor in Rotterdam will be home to the world’s first floating farm.

Cambridge Architectural Metal Mesh sails at VINZ on Fairfax. Photo credit: Emilio Azevedo

Metals | September 28, 2018 | Cambridge Architectural

One increasingly popular choice for enhancing aesthetic qualities of multifamily projects is metal mesh.

BD+C editors want your input on AEC technology

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AEC Tech | September 27, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Please help us improve our editorial coverage by taking this brief survey.

Codes and Standards | September 27, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Employees crave sunshine and views of the outdoors more than cafeterias, fitness centers, and childcare.

Antalya Bazaar
Retail Centers | September 27, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is designed by PDG Architects and ANTEPE.

Hong Kong Duty Zero © Propaganda Studio Asia

Retail Centers | September 26, 2018 | CallisonRTKL blog | Kevin Horn and Shirley Cheng

Kevin Horn and Shirley Cheng explore how a new generation of travelers is disrupting airport retail.

Codes and Standards | September 26, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Choice of insulating materials can impact indoor air quality, resident health.

Courtesy Port Canaveral

Transit Facilities | September 26, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Once completed, Carnival’s new 180,000-ton ship will homeport in the new Cruise Terminal 3.

Plant Prefab operates a 62,000-sf modular production factory in Rialto, Calif. It plans to use its latest series of financing to invest in new senior hires, strengthening its sales and marketing teams, and further developing its building system. Image: Plant Prefab

Modular Building | September 25, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Los Angeles-based Plant Prefab targets single- and multifamily construction.

Peloton cycling studio at Spoke Apartments

The Peloton cycling studio at Spoke Apartments, Chicago, developed by Bond Companies with Morgan Holdings. A separate fitness space has strength-training gear, WELLBEATS fitness-on-demand, and a yoga studio. A one-acre outdoor amenity space has a pool, bocce court, and entertainment areas. Photo: Spoke Apartments.

Multifamily Housing | September 25, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Equipment choice, room size, program offerings—a lot of thinking has to go into creating a fitness facility that pays...

Market Data | September 25, 2018 | ABC

More than three in four construction firms expect that sales will continue to rise over the next six months, while th...

Codes and Standards | September 25, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Executives concerned about trade policy, labor shortages, approval processes.

Dexter Yard

Courtesy SkB Architects

Mixed-Use | September 25, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SkB Architects designed the development.

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