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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The new Toyota Motor North American Headquarters campus

Photo: Toyota

Office Building Design | August 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Toyota invested $1 billion in the project, which was designed by Corgan.

An exterior shot of the Beijing National Stadium
Building Materials | August 17, 2017 | Mike Landers |

Lighter than glass and 100% recyclable, one material takes center stage in the future of building.

Coatings | August 17, 2017 | Jeff Alexander |

Railings, screens, canopies, and shading devices punctuate projects and are important aspects of the built environmen...

DLR Group and Staffelbach offices

Courtesy of DLR Group

Architects | August 16, 2017 | DLR Group

The firm will be merging operations immediately with full integration and the name change to DLR Group| Staffelbach e...

The Ontario skyline at night

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Codes and Standards | August 16, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Proposals include solar-ready roofs, more stringent heating/cooling efficiency requirements, and graywater reuse.

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A rendering of the practice court at the Detroit Pistons Performance Center

Rendering courtesy of Rossetti.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | August 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The facility will be incorporated into the community with public spaces.

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame test a hybrid concrete shear wall for seismic performance.

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame test a hybrid concrete shear wall for seismic performance. The study was funded by the Charles Pankow Foundation and the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. Photo: Charles Pankow Foundation

Giants 300 | August 16, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Charlie Pankow’s mandate was simple: Use research to create even better buildings.

An aerial rendering of the Kolos data center in Ballangen

Rendering courtesy of HDR

Data Centers | August 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 600,000-sm facility will be on a secure property surrounded by a moat.

The entrance and towers of One Southdale Place
Windows and Doors | August 16, 2017 | Pella

Envisioning a luxury, suburban-meets-urban experience, the development team looked to Pella’s large combination Imper...

Buildings from below

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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

Wikimedia Commons, Germanoparra

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.

Photo courtesy Barton Malow

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

Pixabay Public Domain

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.

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