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Library | February 22, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Great Halls, an auditorium, a fabrication lab, and a roof garden will all be added to the Ludwig Mies van der Rohe building.

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A traditional wall with studs spaced 16 or 24 inches apart, such as the one shown above, can make plumbing and electrical work much more complicated. BamCore's Prime Wall System creates an empty wall cavity. Pixabay Public Domain

Walls and Partitions | December 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The company, BamCore, says its new product can save money and quicken the framing process.

The 50,600-sf John J. Sbrega Health and Science Building is highlighted by an atrium that connects labs and serves as a “learning commons.” Achieving zero-net-energy in this building did not impact its $31.5 million construction budget. Image: Courtesy of Bond

Energy Efficiency | December 13, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Bristol Community College wants to be carbon neutral by 2050.

As UF Health North demonstrates, developer-driven projects can achieve the same high quality healing environments and design aesthetics as provider-driven projects.

Healthcare Facilities | December 13, 2016 | GS&P Dialogue | James R. Kolb, RA, LEED AP

When entering a new market, the financial risk can be magnified to the point that the investment – although critical...

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...

Photo: Rasmus Hjortshoj

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...

The High Line Park Passage and Spur

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,...

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