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Multifamily Housing | May 22, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The buildings are on an elevated platform and the surrounding walkways are suspended so as not to disturb the surrounding ecosystems.

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SOM, this project's architect, softened the Public Safety Answering Center II's exterior with a reflective aluminum façade. Courtesy SOM/©Albert Vecerka|Esto.

Sustainability | April 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

SOM’s design for New York’s second Public Safety Answering Center leans on strategically placed windows and the outdo...

The 14,000-sf Shift center, Chicago, focuses on enhancing clients’ physical performance by encouraging better health and nutrition habits. Courtesy Shift

Healthcare Facilities | April 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new medical facility in Chicago focuses on sustaining its customers’ human performance.

Moffitt Cancer Center Core Laboratory. Image © Gensler

Laboratories | April 13, 2017 | GenslerOn | Justin Cratty and Erik Lustgarten

While most labs are designed to achieve that basic functionality, a transformational lab environment prioritizes a sc...

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Codes and Standards | April 13, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Under Trump orders, agency had stopped issuing ‘shaming’ press releases on major fines and safety violations.

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Market Data | April 13, 2017 | Daid Malone, Associate Editor

Three new states creep into the top 10 while first and second place remain unchanged.

Roofing | April 12, 2017 | Atlas

Located throughout the city of Milwaukee and neighboring towns, MPS houses thousands of students.

The arrow-shaped Denny Substation, in Seattle, represents a merging of public infrastructure, architecture, urban design, and landscaping. The 110,000-sf utility center, which is scheduled to open next year, will offer recreational amenities to visitors. Image Courtesy NBBJ

Industrial Facility | April 12, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Denny Substation in Seattle is designed to give local residents a reason to visit.

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Codes and Standards | April 12, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Permitting process could be reduced from 10 years to 2 years under the proposal.

Streamsong Resort is a luxury golf, spa, and nature-based retreat located in rural Polk County, Fla. The resort’s six-story, 305,000-sf lodge includes 228 guest rooms, a conference center, a spa, a lakeside infinity pool, restaurants, a rooftop bar, and outdoor amenities. The Mosaic Company, a Fortune 500 producer of phosphate-based crop nutrients, developed the resort to showcase the potential of previously mined land. Photo: Al Hurley, Courtesy PCL

Hotel Facilities | April 12, 2017 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

Today’s hospitality environments emphasize unique, localized experiences to attract and engage guests.

The research involved investigating the feasibility of adapting the design of a sustainable mixed-use high-rise building in the 2016 New York City market to Passivhaus requirements. Rendering: FXFOWLE

Green | April 11, 2017 | BD+C Staff

A new study conducted by FXFOWLE shows that Building Teams can meet stringent Passivhaus performance standards with m...

Clover Payments, a payments software startup, installed a 30x22-ft living wall in its office in Sunnyvale, Calif., a net-zero-energy building. The wall provides air filtration for the company's tenants. Image: Courtesy Habitat Horticulture

Green Building Products | April 11, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

One installer offers his thoughts on why, and what works.

Healthcare Facilities | April 11, 2017 | Stantec Blog | Douglas King, Senior Associate, Stantec

Creating healthier populations through local community health centers.

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Codes and Standards | April 11, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The DOE-sponsored event will be held in Pittsburgh July 17-20.

The Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles. A. Zahner fabricated the 308 stainless steel ribbons using its patented ZEPPS process. Photo: ©A. Zahner Co. 

Curtain Wall | April 11, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Three firms that specialize in façades that curve, twist, and turn see themselves as artisans of the unthinkable.

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Hotel Facilities | April 11, 2017 | Mike Plotnik, Contributing Editor

This new kid on the hospitality block is actually an extension of a long-standing tradition of lodging alternatives t...

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Office Building Design | April 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Shop East innovation lab presents 13,500 sf of workspace across two floors with an emphasis on collaboration. ...

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

Strategies to boost ranks of construction workers include mentoring programs, increased safety measures, trade group...

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Products and Services | April 10, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Following severe hailstorm damage, this Sandusky, Ohio, community replaces its high-maintenance cedar siding with a c...

As part of its two-year restoration and renovation, Duke University’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library deployed LED lighting in a variety of ways—as spots, for reading areas, and to illuminate larger spaces—to help optimize the building’s energy performance. ©Robert Benson Photography

Lighting | April 10, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

As LED lighting sources proliferate, AEC firms are more diligent about validating performance before diving into new...

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Multifamily Housing | April 10, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A total of 343,582 apartment units will come onto the market in 2017, 55.7% of which in the first half of the year....

Architects | April 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The movie takes a slightly darker tone than previous projects chronicling the starchitect’s rise to prominence.

Photo: Chris Cunningham Photography

Library | April 07, 2017 | AIA and BD+C Staff

Columbus Metropolitan Library, National Library of Latvia, and Varina Area Library were all honored by the AIA and AL...

Concrete | April 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The concrete contains unique colors, aggregates, and textures.

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K-12 Schools | April 07, 2017 | HMC Architects Blog | Chris Taylor, Ed Mierau, Dave Umstot

With California’s increasingly busy—and costly—construction market, it’s becoming more difficult to predict costs wit...

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Mixed-Use | April 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The development is expected to open in 2018.

More than 200 journalists and business press professionals attended the Neal Awards ceremony on March 31 in New York. BD+C captured two of the 41 awards given in 2017.

April 07, 2017 | BD+C Staff

The national awards are widely recognized as the Pulitzer Prize of the business press.

SolarCity manufacturing plant at RiverBend in South Buffalo

HVAC | April 06, 2017 | Viega

Buffalo will be the first city to produce the first-ever true solar roof – a roofing product with solar panels built...

Market Data | April 06, 2017 | Hinge Blog | Karl Feldman

We’ve identified five architecture marketing tools that will help your firm evaluate if it’s on the track to more lea...

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Codes and Standards | April 06, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The product-specific EPDs allow designers to more quickly earn a LEED v4 credit in the Materials & Resources cate...

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Great Solutions | April 06, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Spotting a phone booth on a public street may not become any less rare, but they may soon become fixtures in the mode...

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