How the coronavirus is impacting the AEC industry

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Coronavirus | March 13, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Here's the latest news BD+C editors are tracking on COVID-19's impact on the AEC industry and the real estate market.

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April 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Assistant Managing Editor

Two-thousand five will go down in the record books as one of the costliest hurricane seasons in modern U.S. history....

May 01, 2005 | By Dave Barista, Assistant Managing Editor

Everyone in the room must have had a hearty chuckle when Erik Kocher first presented his idea for adapting the old sw...

July 01, 2009 |

During the past year, 60,950 design and construction professionals in the U.S. earned their green stripes by becoming...

Trim-Tex recently rolled out its latest vinyl corner bead innovation, Fast Edge®, promising to drastically cut down on the time and material it takes to finish drywall corners. How much can these corner beads actually save contractors? They put it to the test!

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June 01, 2002 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Faced with a difficult roof drainage challenge, the design team for the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC...

May 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Concrete always draws to the mind block upon block of boring, drab, grey conformity. Massive, squarish, sturdy grey w...

May 01, 2002 | By Morgan Luciana Danner, Production/Web Editor

In 1997, as the dot-com boom continued its madcap ride toward the heavens, computer giant Sun Microsystems Inc. antic...

May 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

At a time when many developers are fleeing the stagnant office market for more profitable sectors like multifamily re...

March 01, 2009 | Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

In 1987, a group of building experts from 15 countries, under the aegis of the Paris-based International Energy Agenc...

January 01, 2005 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

At first glance, the new 10-story apartment complex in Paris known as the Flower Tower looks like a giant display of...

May 01, 2003 | By Staff

The six expert judges and five editors evaluating this year's Building Team Project of the Year Awards poured over do...

October 01, 2005 | Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

The mandate from the newly formed Metropolitan Capital Bank to OWP/P, Chicago, looked fairly straightforward: convert...

December 01, 2002 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Imagine yourself joining a typical campus tour at Case Western Reserve University sometime soon. The sky is a dull st...

November 01, 2004 | Staff

On a bank of the Missouri River in Omaha, Neb., an aspiring LEED Gold candidate houses offices that serve 13 states i...

October 01, 2007 | Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

On November 7-9, when Chicago hosts the Greenbuild 2007 International Conference and Expo, an estimated 18,000 attend...

June 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

When officials at the U.S. General Services Administration first presented the program requirements for the new feder...

December 01, 2004 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

More than a hundred years ago, when the ribbon was cut on North America's first subway line, in Boston (1897), and se...

April 01, 2004 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor, and Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

A dynamic entertainment market is prompting changes in the traditional approaches to the design and construction of p...

May 01, 2005 | Staff

Imagine being commissioned to create a laboratory in which the testing conditions are so sensitive the light from a s...

August 14, 2009 |

A Dan Huntington, SE, PE, LEED AP Associate Principal KJWW Engineering Consultants Rock Island, Ill. B Corey Wieseman...

May 01, 2003 | By Mindi Zissman, Products Editor

The design and construction team for the Capitol Area East End Complex, Block 225, in Sacramento, faced tightened req...

July 01, 2007 | Jim Haughey, Director, Research and Analytics, Reed Construction Data

Construction spending for higher education work began growing again last summer after a year-long stall and is now 13...

October 01, 2007 | Dave Barista, Managing Editor

When the Chicago Transit Authority put the finishing touches on its sparkling new, 12-story headquarters in late 2004...

October 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Concrete is one of most durable manmade materials, but even this old industry workhorse has its weaknesses. Exposure...

November 01, 2000 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

When patrons walk through the doors of the new Baptist Memorial Hospital in Collierville, Tenn., they may think they'...

January 19, 2009 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

On the lookout for ever more energy-efficient building envelope solutions, a growing number of Building Teams are tur...

December 01, 2007 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

As the home of the University of Georgia and several other colleges and universities, the city of Athens, Ga., has al...

September 01, 2009 |

At 121 years, Hawthorne School is the oldest elementary school building in the Elmhurst, Ill., school district and a...

May 01, 2009 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

For all the attention green buildings get these days, many fall woefully short of expectations when it comes to acous...

July 01, 2002 | Dave Barista

For Thomas Ventulett, winning the 2002 AIA Architecture Firm Award is the fruit of more than 35 years of labor. Most...

July 01, 2008 |

Multifamily housing starts are 6% above a year ago, but job site construction spending is down 15%. This discrepancy...

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