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High-rise Construction | February 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A 190-meter atrium will rise the full height of the building between two twisting sections.

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BD+C's 101 Top Products Report for 2016

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101 Top Products | December 13, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top products for the past 18 months in our ina...

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Market Data | December 13, 2016 | ABC

“The U.S. economy continues to expand amid a weak global economy and, despite risks to the construction industry, non...

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High-rise Construction | December 13, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The office, designed by CetraRuddy, will be completed in 2017.

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Green | December 13, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Water Cube is a functioning art installation, dispensing water to the park’s visitors.

Stoddert Elementary & Community Center, in Washington D.C., features a computer lab rotation design that provides students individual access to technology. 

K-12 Schools | December 12, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

AEC teams are being asked to design and build schools with enough flexibility to adapt to changing pedagogies.

101 Top Products | December 12, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Among the best windows+doors products included in BD+C's inaugural Top 101 Products report are Construction Specialti...

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Building Enclosure Systems | December 12, 2016 | C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor

Should institutional and commercial buildings be built to last 100 years? Why not? There are plenty of examples that...

101 Top Products | December 12, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Among the best structural products included in BD+C's inaugural Top 101 Products report are PABCO Gypsum’s QuietRock...

101 Top Products | December 12, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Among the best plumbing products included in BD+C's inaugural Top 101 Products report are Bobrick’s SureFlo Soap Disp...

101 Top Products | December 12, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Among the best interior products included in BD+C's inaugural Top 101 Products report are Armstrong Ceiling & Wal...

101 Top Products | December 12, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Among the best glass+glazing products included in BD+C's inaugural Top 101 Products report are Guardian Industries Su...

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Augmented Reality | December 12, 2016 | GenslerOn | Alan Robles

With the Trimble Software for Microsoft’s HoloLens device we’re able to bring into the physical world what exists onl...

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Codes and Standards | December 12, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Six school districts and two states are among the first to mainstream zero energy schools.

Elmira Stove Works' Model 1947 36-inch six-burner range and the Model 1959 refrigerator.

December 12, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Pantone’s Color of the Year is a symbolic color selection representative of what is taking place in the global cultur...

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Multifamily Housing | December 12, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Two 20-story twisting towers comprise 98 units on a three-acre site near Biscayne Bay.

101 Top Products | December 09, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Among the best flooring products included in BD+C's inaugural Top 101 Products report are Carlisle's Oak Visions Viny...

101 Top Products | December 09, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Among the best building system products included in BD+C's inaugural Top 101 Products report are Lithonia Lighting's...

December 09, 2016 | Sasaki Ideas |

It’s useful for planning for the “worst-case scenario”, but it is important to remember that major floods can happen...

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Codes and Standards | December 09, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Santa Monica city services building aims for highest level of sustainability.

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Architects | December 09, 2016 | AIA

LMSA is the 54th AIA Architecture Firm Award recipient.

The 36,700-sf Taubman Complex is connected to neighboring buildings on campus by lifted bridges. Image: ©Nic Lehoux

Higher Education | December 08, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A giant carbon-fiber orb is a focal point for the Michigan-based school. 

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Codes and Standards | December 08, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The goal is to make it easier for projects pursuing both standards.

Virtual Reality | December 08, 2016 | Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings | Iffat Mai

In a world with many plays on ‘-reality’ what do they all mean and how best can they be deployed?

Goldschmidt House, designed by Paul Revere Williams. Photo Credit: Jerry Novak, Wikimedia Creative Commons

December 08, 2016 | AIA

The Gold Medal honors an individual whose significant body of work has had a lasting influence on the theory and prac...

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Building Team | December 08, 2016 | NYC Public Design Commission

2016 marked the 34th year the Public Design Commission has handed out its Excellence in Design Awards.

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Lighting | December 08, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The light is fitted with just two LEDs and uses custome-engineered lenses to spread the glow.

Moisture Control/Building Envelope | December 08, 2016 | Cary Barger |

The basic idea of a rainscreen is to have an exterior surface – a cladding layer - that breaks the force of sideways,...

101 Top Products | December 07, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Among the best building envelope products included in BD+C's inaugural Top 101 Products report are BASF's Neopor Plus...

Flooring | December 07, 2016 | nora

Construction delays are common with projects as large as the $354 million Reading Hospital expansion. Maybe that’s wh...

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Codes and Standards | December 07, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The industry claims the product is being sold below fair market value.

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