The Sears distribution center

The gargantuan Sears distribution center served the Mid-South from 1927 until 1993. A coalition of community groups devoted to the arts, education, health, and affordable housing rescued the 1.3 million-sf facility and turned it into what they call a “vertical urban village.”

Multifamily Housing | August 15, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

One local design firm is trying to make it happen.

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Market Data | May 30, 2018 | AGC of America

Dallas-Plano-Irving and Midland, Texas experience largest year-over-year gains; St. Louis, Mo.-Ill. and Bloomington,...

Augmented Reality | May 30, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Neither training nor modification of the physical environment are required to use the system.

America’s fastest-growing cities: San Antonio, Phoenix lead population growth

San Antonio, Texas, tops the list with the largest population gain with an increase of over 24,200 people, an average of 66 people per day between 2016 and 2017. Photo: Pixabay

Market Data | May 29, 2018 | U.S. Census Bureau

San Antonio added 24,208 people between July 2016 and July 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.

Glass and Glazing | May 29, 2018 | Vitro

An audacious residential structure in New York City preserves spectacular outdoor views while minimizing solar heat g...

Products and Services | May 29, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

JM EPDM RT from Johns Manville, Flintlastic SA from CertainTeed, and RockWool Multifix from RockWool are just three o...

Codes and Standards | May 29, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Market projects to grow 12.5% annually between 2013 and 2019.

Healthcare Facilities | May 29, 2018 | NACLab Blog | Daniel C. Jardine, Principal, AIA, LEED AP

Telemedicine is a broad term that covers many aspects and mediums of care, but primarily it refers to the use of vide...

In recent years, the general contractor Swinerton has become a major player in the construction, operation, and maintenance of solar power plants. Image: Swinerton

Contractors | May 27, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Renewable energy is the kind of higher-margin business sector into which this GC has been expanding.

Green | May 25, 2018 | GenslerOn | Alicia Gomez Jimenez

The healthcare community is looking at adopting integrated care systems in which outdoor healing and therapeutic gard...

Market Data | May 25, 2018 | AGC of America

Mobile advertising campaign urges drivers who routinely pass through certain work zones to slow down and be alert as...

Shear cracks riddle the exterior wall of this urban parking structure. Courtesy Hoffmann Architects

Shear cracks riddle the exterior wall of this urban parking structure. Courtesy Hoffmann Architects

BD+C University Course | May 24, 2018 | Richard P. Kadlubowski, AIA, and Christopher DeRosa, AIA, Hoffmann Architects

We may think of the building envelope as an inanimate object, but in reality its components can be quite mobile. This...

The 28-unit Distillery North Apartments, South Boston, Mass.

The 28-unit Distillery North Apartments, South Boston, Mass. Project team: Fred Gordon/Second Street Associates, ICON Architects, Petersen Engineering, Mechanical Air of New England, Adam Cohen and Mark Anstey, and Commodore Builders. Photo: Camille Maren, Primary Design

BD+C University Course | May 24, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

17 tips from our experts on the best way to carry out passive house design and construction for your next multifamily...

May 24, 2018 | Accelerate Live!
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), we hear from two of the earliest a...
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), we hear from two of the earliest a...
VA clinic exterior

Courtesy Leo A Daly

Healthcare Facilities | May 24, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Leo A Daly designed the facility.

Seattle skyline
Codes and Standards | May 24, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

City imposes employer head count tax to fund affordable housing.

Sonoma Academy’s new education center

Floor-to-ceiling glass and operable glass walls create a strong connection to the outdoors for students at Sonoma Academy’s new education center. Photo: Celso Rojas.

Building Team Awards | May 24, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Honorable Mention: A college prep school gets an uber-green maker space and cooking lab.

The science center is situated along a pedestrian walkway

The science center is situated along a pedestrian walkway that connects the north and south ends of campus. Steve Woltmann Photography.

Building Team Awards | May 24, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Bronze Award: A conscientious Building Team takes steps to minimize the impact of this large-scale science center pro...

Benjamin Benschneider Photography.

Building Team Awards | May 23, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Iowa’s game-changing correctional institution and Chicago’s daring hotel and sports development are among 13 projects...

Yarn Works, Boston

The expansive common area at the Yarn Works provides TV and workspace areas and a warming kitchen. Additional amenities include a fitness center, yoga room, and bicycle storage. WinnDevelopment has carried out more than 20 such mill renovations  across New England. Photo: © Andy Ryan

Multifamily Housing | May 23, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Having long outlived their original uses, two century-old New England mills have become valuable community assets onc...

Verny Capital / Astana Property Management

Building Team Awards | May 23, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Bronze Award: Astana’s shimmering mixed-use towers are made to stand up to the region’s harsh, long winters.

Codes and Standards | May 23, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Offers forecasts of industry trends.

Market Data | May 23, 2018 | AIA

Firms report solid growth for seven straight months.

Codes and Standards | May 22, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

U.S. Department of Energy event to be held July 15th-17th in Austin.

Transwestern breaks down its 48 reporting markets into four quadrants, based on vacancy and rent activities. Image: Transwestern U.S. Markets | Offices

Market Data | May 22, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Big Apple still leads the new construction charge.

Benjamin Benschneider Photography

Building Team Awards | May 22, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Silver Award: A ‘teaching in the round’ classroom highlights this innovation hub at Washington State University’s Pul...

Building Team Awards | May 22, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Silver Award: This billion-dollar mixed-use tower will alter the Los Angeles skyline in more ways.

Fitts-Woolard Hall exterior

Courtesy Clark Nexsen

University Buildings | May 22, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Clark Nexsen designed the new building.

AAA HQ Entry

Photo: HGA

Office Building Design | May 22, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

HGA designed the space.

Google Canada’s 58,000-sf headquarters was designed as a “elegant garage,” and features work of local artists. It was also the first Google office to have a real miniature golf course.  Photo courtesy Google/Camilla Pucholt

Office Building Design | May 22, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Perkins Eastman recommends personalization, access and “linkages,” and variety as design criteria.

Retail Centers | May 21, 2018 | CallisonRTKL blog | Ron Singler

The growth in men’s retail worldwide is projected to outpace women’s retail by 2020.

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