A Plenty employee tends to leafy greens growing in the startup’s indoor facility in South San Francisco. The facility relies on 7,500 infrared cameras and 35,000 sensors embedded among the greens that monitor the room’s temperature, humidity, and growing phases. Courtesy Plenty.

Game Changers | January 17, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Armed with the latest agri-tech and millions in VC funding, vertical farming startups believe they’ve cracked the code on indoor farming.

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Urban Planning | December 04, 2017 | CallisonRTKL blog | Kirill Pivovarov

Thoughtful design, architecture, and planning can accelerate and even create an urban renaissance.

Codes and Standards | December 04, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Developers would lose up to 20% discounts on some redevelopment projects.

Architects to Congress: ‘You're making a terrible mistake’
Architects | December 04, 2017 | AIA

House and Senate gut historic building credits and penalize architecture firms.

Howard L. Hawks Hall

Howard L. Hawks Hall opened in August 2017 and is the new home for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Business.

University Buildings | December 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Numerous storytelling spaces and displays are located throughout the building.

Photos: Karl Connolly Photography

Reconstruction Awards | December 01, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

In restoring the theater, the design team employed what it calls a “rescued ruin” preservation approach.

Photo: David Wakely

Reconstruction Awards | December 01, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

This project involved the renovation and restoration of the 57,000-sf hall, and the construction of a 4,200-sf additi...

Courtesy: RXR Realty.

Reconstruction Awards | December 01, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

To make way for new ground-floor retail and a more dramatic entrance and lobby, the team removed four columns at the...

District Winery, one of DC’s latest waterfront amenities

District Winery, one of DC’s latest waterfront amenities. Image © Prakash Patel

Architects | December 01, 2017 | GenslerOn | Brenden Jackson

The nature of waterfront redevelopment has been evolutionary, in the truest sense of the word.

Photo: Justin Clemmons

Office Building Design | December 01, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

lauckgroup designed the new headquarters space.

November 30, 2017 | Steven Burns |

There are techniques you can use with your invoices that both highlight your firm’s value and make the process more c...

Reconstruction Awards | November 30, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Provo City Center Temple, the Union Trust Building, and the General Motors Factory One are just a few of the projects...

Biltmore Estates in Ashville
Codes and Standards | November 30, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Focus is on layout and look of new buildings rather than use.

Healthcare Facilities | November 30, 2017 | Curtis Skolnick, Managing Director

How to design and build what’s needed to meet organizational goals and strategies.

Exterior rendering of Stadium Drive Residence Halls

Rendering courtesy Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Modus Studios, Mackey Mitchell

Wood | November 30, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Modus Studio, Mackey Mitchell Architects, and OLIN collaborated on the design.

BIM and Information Technology | November 30, 2017 | Ross Ufberg |

New York’s Tappan Zee Bridge first opened to traffic in 1955.

The Log, a historic deep-energy retrofit with a 15kW PV system

The Log, a historic deep-energy retrofit with a 15kW PV system. The enhanced building envelope yielded a measured annual energy consumption 50% less than the national average for restaurants. Ethan Drinker Photography

Reconstruction Awards | November 29, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The project team conducted surveys of students, faculty, and staff to get their input.

Exterior of Punch Bowl Social Stapleton
Adaptive Reuse | November 29, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The concept’s design reflects the golden age of flight.

The 2,300-sf penthouse in The Sanctuary

The 2,300-sf penthouse in The Sanctuary sold for $1.5 million. The owner has exclusive access to an 85-foot-tall bell tower, the highest private view in D.C.

Reconstruction Awards | November 29, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The windows became The Sanctuary’s chief sales edge.

Codes and Standards | November 29, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

City revised building codes after Superstorm Sandy, but many owners not required to upgrade.

First Porsche, now Aston Martin: Sports car maker co-develops Miami condo tower

Renderings: Aston Martin Residences

Multifamily Housing | November 29, 2017 | BD+C Staff

The 391-unit Aston Martin Residences will feature seven penthouses and a duplex penthouse, all with private pools and...

2018 outlook: Economists point to slowdown, AEC professionals say ‘no way’

Photo: Juhasz Imre/Pexels

Industry Research | November 28, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Multifamily housing and senior living developments head the list of the hottest sectors heading into 2018, according...

Canoe Landing Campus, Toronto, designed by ZAS Architects

Visible from surrounding vertical neighborhood, Canoe Landing’s dynamic roof is a vital element. Embedded within the outer frame, the building’s elevator/stair core pierces through the roof to reveal a rooftop basketball court, encircled by a running track and outdoor yoga area. Renderings: ZAS Architects

Multifamily Housing | November 28, 2017 | ZAS Architects

The $65 million Canoe Landing Campus brings much needed social infrastructure to the 20,000 residents of Toronto’s Ci...

The public galleria at 195 Broadway

The public galleria at 195 Broadway connects Dey and Fulton Streets in Manhattan. Display boxes lining the galleria were pre-approved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission for retail signage. Photo: Allen Schindler

Reconstruction Awards | November 28, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The adaptation of the 45,000-sf neoclassical lobby at 195 Broadway created three retail spaces and a public walkway....

Codes and Standards | November 28, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Includes practical strategies and guidance with lessons from real-life projects.

At North Shore Medical Center, all state-of-the-art hybrid OR equipment was designed and installed for ceiling-mount suspension and functionality.

Architects | November 28, 2017 | GS&P Dialogue | Stephan K. Gartman , RA, LEED AP

To help strike that delicate balance between the human and the high-tech, we must first have an in-depth understandin...

Coatings | November 28, 2017 | Jeff Alexander |

PVDF coatings are a resin-based coating system.

The new Columbia University School of Nursing building

Photo courtesy of FXFOWLE

University Buildings | November 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building has a ‘collaboration ribbon’ that runs throughout the building.

The Roosevelt Senior High School atrium

The Roosevelt Senior High School atrium is covered with 10,000 sf of electrochromic glass. Acoustical baffles, 32 feet in height, celebrate the many nationalities represented in the school’s community.

Reconstruction Awards | November 27, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The project team, led by architect Perkins Eastman, restored the original cupola.

 The renovated entry with custom-made replica columns

 The renovated entry with custom-made replica columns. The original columns were removed in the 1950s.

Reconstruction Awards | November 27, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The project team had to fix poor renovations made in the ’50s.

Alan Robles, Gensler, speaking at BD+C's Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference

Gensler's Alan Robles speaking at BD+C's 2017 Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference. Photo: BD+C

Accelerate Live! | November 27, 2017 | BD+C Staff

This high-energy, daylong forum will deliver 16 game-changing business and technology innovations from the Giants of...

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