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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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...

More than 170 bathroom pods were used in The Broadmoor West’s $57 million renovation in Colorado Springs, Colo. The prefabricated pods are five-fixture units that include double sinks, a soaking tub, a shower stall, and a separated toilet water closet. Photo courtesy Oldcastle SurePods.

Building Technology | May 05, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Advancements in building technology and ongoing concerns about labor shortages make prefabrication options such as ba...

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University Buildings | May 05, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

How can public institutions expect to survive and thrive in Illinois' turbulent environment? The answer, for one scho...

Windows and Doors | May 05, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Multiglide doors from Andersen Windows, SL73 from NanaWall Systems, and EpicVue from Jeld-Wen are three of the 16 pro...

Mortenson will construct its first building in Rochester, Minn.'s, Discovery Square on a Mayo Clinic parking lot. This will be part of this city's $5.6 billion Destination Medical Center development initiative.  Image: Courtesy of Mortenson

Healthcare Facilities | May 04, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

One district alone could add two million sf of commercial and residential space to Downtown Rochester.

Coatings | May 04, 2017 | Jeff Alexander |

Bolder colors are growing in popularity as accents.

Industry Research | May 04, 2017 | Hinge Blog | Karl Feldman

Here are four key lessons to help you close more business.

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Codes and Standards | May 04, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Nine out of ten say it is important that they work for a company committed to sustainability.

Products and Services | May 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The lock and light combination allows people to if a bathroom is occupied from up to 200 feet away.

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Cultural Facilities | May 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The design comprises three buildings set in the public space of Jackson Park on Chicago’s South Side.

Metals | May 03, 2017 | Bob Zabcik |

There are robust, well-proven ways to protect steel so it can perform up to its potential virtually indefinitely.

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Ascent Apartments achieved Silver certification in California’s Build It Green program, thanks to such features as LED lighting, Energy Star appliances, garage ventilation fans, water-efficient plumbing fixtures, low-VOC paints, and water-saving native vegetation and landscape irrigation. All photos: Stephen Schafer | Schaf Photo

 

Multifamily Housing | May 03, 2017 | Pat Curry, Contributing Editor

An award-winning rental complex takes its design cues from its historic location in Silicon Valley.

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Architects | May 03, 2017 | Rider Levett Bucknall Blog | Mark Williamson

The island setting itself is at the root of several of these disruptive assumptions.

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Engineers | May 03, 2017 | ACEC

The first quarter 2017 (Q1/17) of ACEC’s Engineering Business Index (EBI) dipped slightly (0.5 points) to 66.0.

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Codes and Standards | May 03, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The legislation includes eight additional projects.

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Retail Centers | May 03, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The store’s large terrace provides views of the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountain.

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Amenities like the hotel quality lobby and billiards room distinguish the College & Crown, New Haven, Conn., developed by Centerplan with interiors by Carlin & Company. Photo courtesy Centerplan

Multifamily Housing | May 02, 2017 | C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor

This AIA CES course features seven novel approaches developers and Building Teams are taking to respond to competitiv...

Savings from sustainable design allowed the NOAA to include additional environmental enhancements to its Inouye Regional Center in Honolulu.

Green | May 02, 2017 | HOK | Anica Landreneau

What impact does sustainable design have on owners with a finite construction budget or developers who won’t own the...

Market Data | May 02, 2017 | ABC

Spending in the segment totaled $708.6 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis.

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Codes and Standards | May 02, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The rates range from 3% to 24% per producer.

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Retail Centers | May 02, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new branch will be located along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile in a building currently occupied by a Crate & Bar...

Market Data | May 01, 2017 | ABC

Real gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 0.7 percent on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate during the first thre...

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K-12 Schools | May 01, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building will provide 74,289 sf of space across its five-story classroom bar.

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Healthcare Facilities | May 01, 2017 | Steelcase Health and BD+C Staff

Hospital rooms are often not designed to accommodate extended stays for anyone other than the patient, which can have...

Metals | April 28, 2017 | Petersen Aluminum

Approximately 2,600 sq. ft. of PAC-CLAD 7/8” Corrugated Panels in five different colors was just what the design team...

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Codes and Standards | April 28, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

He is charged with defrauding construction companies, business owners, and local governments.

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Healthcare Facilities | April 28, 2017 | Kyle Marden, Managing Director, CBRE

Healthcare systems have much to learn from retail. While they have been laser-focused on delivering exceptional patie...

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Industry Research | April 28, 2017 | Zweig Group

The average 200-person A/E Firm is spending $200,000 on hiring, and not budgeting at all.

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University Buildings | April 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The design of the center is meant to pay tribute to the university’s heritage in aviation and aeronautics.

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