An augmented reality application for mobile devices allows users to see what a new computer science building on the Seattle campus of the University of Washington will look like completed while it's under construction. Image: Mortenson Construction

Augmented Reality | July 19, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The $105 million project in Seattle is the latest example of the firm’s commitment to virtual and augmented reality tools.

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LaGuardia Community College in Queens, N.Y., has added 21,000 sf to its campus's library space, which includes a 74% increase in its seating capacity. Image: Ola Photography. 

Library | May 16, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Wired seating and group work areas abound.   

Architects | May 16, 2017 | Legat Architects' Architecture Inspired by YOU | Robin Randall

The coming decades present a major ecological challenge... so let’s encourage the next generation to do something abo...

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Codes and Standards | May 16, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Banks reluctant to commit to specific deals with tax credit status uncertain.

K-12 Schools | May 16, 2017 | Stantec Blog | Tanya Doran

Students are helping drive change by focusing on the future.

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Market Data | May 16, 2017 | Construction Employers of America

Unemployment down to 4.4%; Specialty trade jobs dip slightly.

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Healthcare Facilities | May 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Pavilion broke ground on May 3.

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Sustainability | May 16, 2017 |

The building is made of Polli-Brick, a building material that comes from 100% recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate Pol...

Masonry | May 15, 2017 | Echelon

Formerly plagued  with broken heating and air systems, as well as the need to turn closets into offices, the new thre...

HVAC | May 15, 2017 | Uponor

The Bricker Residence required a retrofit that was designed to have fan coil units located in each of the suites, and...

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Codes and Standards | May 15, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

It aims to make installation of technology easier.

Airports | May 15, 2017 | CallisonRTKL blog | Kevin Horn

CallisonRTKL Vice President Kevin Horn pinpoints how travel retail is changing dramatically.

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High-rise Construction | May 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The glass tower is being built at 1326 S. Michigan Avenue.

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AEC Tech | May 11, 2017 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's inaugural Accelerate Live! innovation conference took place May 11, in Chicago.

Photo: Matthew McFarland, courtesy HOK

Movers+Shapers | May 10, 2017 | BD+C Staff

A $5.5 billion investment to creat America's coolest city, Studio Gang's moment in the sun, and a creator of 'knowled...

Multifamily Housing | May 10, 2017 | ABODO

Median one-bedroom rent rose to $1,012  in April, the highest it has been since January.

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Codes and Standards | May 10, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Agency issues over $300,000 in fines for ‘willful’ safety violations.

e-lofts, Alexandria, Va.

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Multifamily Housing | May 10, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Novus Residences’ revolutionary e-lofts concept offers tenants a tempting trio of options—‘live,’ ‘live-work,’ or ‘wo...

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Codes and Standards | May 09, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The Mayor is among those who want to change 1990s anti-shadow law.

The Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in Winston-Salem, N.C., became more than just a medical and science hub when Inmar, a marketing analytics firm, opened its corporate headquarters within the 242,740-sf 635@Vine building. Triggs Photography, courtesy Wexford.

Building Technology | May 09, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Wexford Science & Technology’s ‘knowledge communities’ provide the real estate spark to ignite budding S+T startu...

For the Neshaminy School District in Feasterville, Pa., Spiezle Architectural Group designed the 112,000-sf, two-story Tawanka Elementary School, with 40 K-4th grade classrooms. The building was completed in August 2016. Its Building Team included Raymond & Raymond (food services), Consolidated Engineers (MEP), Harrison-Harnett (SE), and Gilmore Associates (CE). Image: Don Pearse Photographers.

Architects | May 09, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Now in its seventh decade, the firm expands its portfolio and moves into a larger HQs.

Chicago native Jeanne Gang, the daughter of an engineer, cut her design teeth at OMA/Rem Koolhaas before launching her firm in 1997. Studio Gang’s widely praised exhibits and design portfolio includes a range of buildings, and its recent work has been exploring new typologies and materials. Photo: Studuio Gang

Architects | May 09, 2017 | John Caulfied, Senior Editor

Studio Gang gains fans with buildings that unite people and embrace the outside world.

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Codes and Standards | May 09, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New research suggests current estimates may be off by as much as 25%.

Senior Living Design | May 09, 2017 | Perkins Eastman

There is an accessibility challenge facing the U.S. An estimated 1 in 5 people will be aged 65 or older by 2040.

Building Team | May 08, 2017 | Doug Clark |

The most important factor in making sure the where, when, what, and how go smoothly is making sure you pick the right...

Performing Arts Centers | May 08, 2017 | Mark Oppelt

For more than 15 years, LPA has completed many projects for the East Central Independent School District (ECISD), and...

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Codes and Standards | May 08, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Member-approved ballot change to NFRC 100 comments to close on May 28.

Plank Industries planted its flag at Port Covington in 2015 when it opened City Garage, a 133,000-sf former bus garage that now serves as an incubator and training hub. City Garage symbolizes the importance that Kevin Plank places on workforce development as a component of his strategy to help revitalize Baltimore. Sagamore Development.

Movers+Shapers | May 08, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Under Armour’s Kevin Plank launches a $5.5 billion redevelopment to transform Baltimore into “the coolest city in Ame...

Coatings | May 05, 2017 | Valspar

Butler Tech students can now study and work in neighboring buildings that feature ALPOLIC metal panels coated in Vals...

One of Eppstein Uhen Architects’ recent projects was the $30 million expansion and renovation of Menasha High School in Wisconsin, completed in 2015, which remodeled 125,000 sf and added 48,155 sf to the footprint. EUA just did some expanding of its own by acquiring Denver-based Burkettdesign. Image: EUA

Architects | May 05, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Has architects in 35 states after acquiring Burkettdesign in Denver.

The Indigo Pine House being assembled. Courtesy Clemson University School of Architecture.

Great Solutions | May 05, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Clemson University’s School of Architecture develops a patent-pending construction method that is gaining attention f...

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