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Co-op Live Arena in Manchester

Renderings courtesy Populous

Arena | October 20, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Populous is designing the project.

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7 must reads for the AEC industry today August 25, 2020
Coronavirus | August 25, 2020 | BD+C Staff

Medical office buildings get a boost by demand and capital, and why the COVID-19 pandemic is increasing the need fo...

Guidance on design assist vs. delegated design released
Contractors | August 24, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) have released a...

Portland’s zoning reform looks to boost the ‘missing middle’ of housing

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Multifamily Housing | August 24, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The city council in Portland, Ore., recently approved the “Residential Infill Project” (RIP), a package of amendmen...

Our easy-to-use ExpressPlus® order system allows builders to configure and price low-complexity metal building structures in a matter of minutes. These quick-turn buildings reduce on-site labor costs while achieving the highest level of integrity and durability.

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Texaco’s century-old headquarters is now a luxury apartment community

An authentic 12-foot-long illuminated Texaco sign in The Star’s Prohibition-style speakeasy basement, which features a golf simulator, a theater, climate-controlled storage lockers for residents, a dog wash facility, a dog run that uses a network of underground tunnels, and poker, pool, and ping pong tables. Photo: Lauren Parsons

    

Multifamily Housing | August 24, 2020 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

After sitting vacant for nearly three decades, the former home of Texaco, Inc. has been converted into a 17-story,...

How Boingo is helping to boost IPA’s bottom line
Multifamily Housing | August 24, 2020 | Boingo: Where Connectivity Meets Community | BOINGO: WHERE CONNECTIVITY MEETS COMMUNITY

Investment Property Advisors is using Boingo's instant-on, managed Wi-Fi and data solutions to attract multifamily...

The conventional real estate market has written off these "misfit parcels," but KFA Architecture sees them as the future of affordable housing in Los Angeles.

The conventional real estate market has written off these "misfit parcels," but KFA Architecture sees them as the future of affordable housing in greater Los Angeles.

Multifamily Housing | August 23, 2020 | LIVIA CAVALLO AND JOHN ARNOLD, AIA, KFA ARCHITECTURE

"Misfit parcels" could be the key to providing more affordable housing in Los Angeles, say two experienced multifam...

Get inspired! Brick’s adaptability has made it the premier building material for centuries even as styles come and go. Nothing says “classic” like brick, but nothing says “innovative” like brick either. Check out some examples of how fired clay brick remains a major presence in the 21st Century designer’s palette.

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Interior_stantec_posproduction_stars Reconstruction could be COVID-19’s silver lining

The BEAT is a 695,000-sf repositioning of a three-story office and industrial building in Dorchester, Mass., that once housed the headquarters for the Boston Globe. The space is being transformed into a modern hub for creative office, laboratory, and retail uses. Its multistory atrium will serve as a central gathering place with a food hall.

    

Reconstruction & Renovation | August 21, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Existing buildings are being adapted to the ‘new normal’ for health and wellness.

Advocate Aurora's newest Ambulatory Health Center cut a month off of its construction thanks to integrated project delivery that included subs, which is still a rarity in nonresidential building.  Images: John Magnoski

Building Team | August 21, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Prefabrication played a major role in quickening construction.

Market Data | August 20, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Student housing in the COVID-19 era and wariness of elevators may stymie office reopening.

August 20, 2020 | APA – The Engineered Wood Association |

 A look into the most common wood construction framing errors, and how to avoid them, in today’s nonresidential con...

Fabcon structural precast panels are produced in one of our four, climate-controlled facilities ensuring uninterrupted production, quality and efficiency to every project.

At 150,000 square feet, Clam Outdoors’ new facility provided much-needed, unified space for manufacturing, storage and personnel.

August 20, 2020 | FABCON PRECAST

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Codes and Standards | August 20, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Workers could balk at returning to high-rises.

University Buildings | August 20, 2020 | Mike Porritt, Vice President, International Advisory Services at Scion Group; Doug Campbell, Ghafari Education Director; and Mike Durand, Ghafari Vice President, Healthcare

Student housing remains a vital part of the student and campus experience.

Harold Simmons Park jail building reimagining

Courtesy Weiss/Manfredi

Reconstruction & Renovation | August 20, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Weiss/Manfredi was selected as the design architect for the project.

Market Data | August 20, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Japan takes on the public restroom and a look at the evolution of retail.

Retail Centers | August 19, 2020 | Stantec Blog | Nathan Jamieson and Angelo Ligotti

From malls and big-box stores to online delivery and mall redevelopment: Here’s how the retail landscape has evolve...

Ebisu Park toilet

Ebisu Park. All images courtesy Tokyo Toilet

Architects | August 19, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

17 toilets throughout Shibuya will be redesigned as part of the project.

Codes and Standards | August 19, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Outdated policies favor fossil fuels.

Market Data | August 19, 2020 | BD+C Editors

July architectural billings remained stalled and Florida becomes third state to adopt concrete repair code.

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Market Data | August 18, 2020 | AIA

Clients showed reluctance to sign contracts for new design projects during July.

Post COVID-19, the construction sector should stabilize next year and see modest growth in 2021-22, according to JLL's latest outlook. Images and charts: JLL

Market Data | August 18, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

But labor and materials costs are already coming down, according to latest JLL report.

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Codes and Standards | August 18, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Sets minimum requirements for design, construction, repair of concrete structural elements in buildings.

Market Data | August 18, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The world's first AI-driven facade system and LA's Greek Theatre restoriation completes.

Coronavirus | August 17, 2020 | LS3P Foresight | Shawn Sowers AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Campus communities include international, intergenerational, and varied health-risk populations.

The Greek Theatre exterior

All photos by Jim Simmons, courtesy Page & Turnbull

Performing Arts Centers | August 17, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Page & Turnbull led the project in collaboration with design firm Rios.

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Codes and Standards | August 17, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Pertains to design criteria for nuclear facilities.

Central Place Sydney exterior

All renderings courtesy SOM | Fender Katsalidis

Mixed-Use | August 17, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SOM and Fender Katsalidis are designing the project.

Life of an Architect Podcast | August 17, 2020 | Bob Borson, FAIA

In today’s episode, we are talking about starting your own design firm—something that I think every architect walki...

Market Data | August 17, 2020 | BD+C Editors

5 strategies for creating safer hotel experiences and how to manage multifamily assets when residents no longer lea...

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