Laura Crane, AIA, NCARB, Associate, Project Architect with bKL Architecture, Chicago

Laura Crane, AIA, NCARB, Associate, Project Architect with bKL Architecture, Chicago

40 Under 40 | September 22, 2017 | By BD+C Staff

These AEC stars are making their mark in business, philanthropy, and in their communities.

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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

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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...

A Barton Malow construction worker installs a metal roof deck.

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

Turner, Whiting-Turner, and AECOM top Building Design+Construction’s ranking of the nation’s largest commerc...

People sitting in an indoor collaboration space

JLABS @ TMC, part of a network of life science incubators meant to catalyze discovery in the field. Photo: Shau Lin Hon, Slyworks Photography.

Healthcare Facilities | August 11, 2017 | GenslerOn | John J. parman

Healthcare exemplifies how technology innovations like digital connectivity and artificial intelligence are playing o...

A pencil and blueprint

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Industry Research | August 11, 2017 | NCARB

On average, becoming an architect takes 12.5 years—from the time a student enrolls in school to the moment they recei...

The inside of the Panyaden International School sports hall

Photo: Alberto Cosi, Courtesy of Chiangmai Life Construction and Panyaden International School

Green | August 11, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building boasts a zero-carbon footprint and is naturally ventilated.

Heavy rain falls near a port

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Codes and Standards | August 10, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The update applies to windows, curtain walls, and doors.

A rendering of the retail and restaurant space at Parks & Market

Rendering courtesy of Carrier Johnson + CULTURE

Mixed-Use | August 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 562,000-sf development was designed by Carrier Johnson + CULTURE and is located five blocks from the San Diego Pa...

Renderings courtesy Related Companies 

Multifamily Housing | August 09, 2017 | Related Companies 

The 33-story tower will be positioned on the High Line with views of the Hudson River and downtown Manhattan.

Multifamily Housing | August 09, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Bike storage facilities and “bicycle kitchens” are among the most popular mobility amenities in multifamily developme...

A lobby at a hospital
Healthcare Facilities | August 09, 2017 | CallisonRTKL blog | Ray Brower

CRTKL’s Ray Brower talks design and technology trends and recaps his recent BisNow panel.

Rick Nelson, Senior Associate at MBH Architects, Alameda, Calif., demonstrates the proper installation of materials to MBH professionals

Rick Nelson, Senior Associate at MBH Architects, Alameda, Calif., demonstrates the proper installation of materials to MBH professionals as part of the firm‘s “Hands On University” field training program. Courtesy MBH Architects.

Giants 300 | August 09, 2017 | BD+C Staff

The following is a list of advancements architecture and A/E firms underwent in 2016, as reported in Building Des...

A hand holding an iPhone

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Codes and Standards | August 09, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

App currently includes building codes of 40 states and New York City.

84.51° Centre mixed-use development in Cincinnati, designed by Gensler.

84.51° Centre mixed-use development in Cincinnati. Photo courtesy Gensler

Giants 300 | August 09, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Perkins+Will, and HKS top Building Design+Construction’s ranking of the nation’s largest architectu...

The northeastern corner of the Bolsa Row site, designed by KTGY

The northeastern corner of the site and is planned to include a hotel with up to 150 rooms, deck pool, event space, pedestrian banquet bridge connections, and views of the Disneyland fireworks. Active frontages engage the Festival Street and orient activity toward the interior of site, minimizing potential impacts to existing residential neighbors. Rendering courtesy KTGY Architecture + Planning

Mixed-Use | August 09, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The development will include apartments, ground-floor retail, and a five-story hotel.

BD+C's top architecture/engineering firm ranking includes LPA, Inc., which designed the Michelle Obama Branch Library, in Long Beach

Michelle Obama Branch Library, Long Beach, Calif. Photo courtesy LPA

Giants 300 | August 09, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Stantec, HOK, and CallisonRTKL are among the nation’s largest architecture/engineering firms, according to Buildi...

An aerial view of CIS Nordhavn

Photo courtesy of C.F. Møller 

K-12 Schools | August 09, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

C.F. Møller designed the building to create a connection between the school premises and the surrounding public urban...

Close-up of a 3D printer

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Codes and Standards | August 08, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Additive Manufacturing Standardization Collective (AMSC) will develop industry-wide additive manufacturing standards...

Students sit around a fire at a campus student center

Photo: Lawrence Anderson

University Buildings | August 08, 2017 | HMC Architects Blog | Brett Leavitt, AIA, LEED A.P., Design Principal

Studies indicate that the longer a student remains on campus—and in an academic mindset—the greater their chance for...

An aerial view of the new Copenhagen IKEA masterplan

Rendering courtesy of Dorte Mandrup Architects

Mixed-Use | August 08, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The mixed-use development links a new IKEA store, a hotel, and housing with green space.

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