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A rendering of a new school campus with flexible indoor-outdoor teaching spaces

A section of a rendering showing how a flexible learning village might lay out. The image comes from HMC Architects, one of the AEC firms that Los Angeles County consulted for its new design guidelines for outdoor learning.

    

K-12 Schools | June 20, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The report covers everything from funding and site prep recommendations to whether large rocks can be used as seating.

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January 01, 2007 | Staff

70 Eye Street Condominiums Washington, D.C. 13 stories, 858,843 sf 448 units (condos) $90 million JPI Development (D)...

December 01, 2000 | By Richard Nemec

Architectural solutions are a building team's premier weapons in the battle for better security. They are also the in...

April 01, 2007 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Since 2001, more than 23,000 U.S. troops have been wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan. Of those injured, more than 10,00...

When choosing an architectural coatings system, there are an abundance of qualities to look for. An architect or specifier desires a coating system that is sustainable and durable. Additionally, a coatings system must provide the aesthetic properties needed by the architect as well, not only at the time of initial coating, but for decades to come.

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March 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Assistant Managing Editor

When adult patrons enter Charlotte's new children's cultural center for the first time, the initial thought that prob...

January 01, 2004 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

After a run of nearly 50 years, the Silver Theater in Silver Spring, Md., shut its doors in 1986. It remained vacant...

September 01, 2007 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

After his initial tour of the dilapidated 1850s-era Battle House Hotel, Ron Blount, construction manager with Retirem...

As architects design high-performing commercial buildings, supporting life safety via perimeter fire containment systems is critical. Specifying a tested, listed assembly that incorporates six essential design elements and withstands extreme testing conditions can help architects support passive life safety and optimize opportunities for egress during a commercial building fire.

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July 01, 2001 | By Jack Klein

Skylights range from utilitarian to high tech, and from strictly functional to solely decorative. However, in the eve...

October 01, 2005 | Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Walker Hall, at the South Carolina School for the Deaf & Blind—the first school in the South to teach life skills...

August 01, 2004 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Although it owes its very existence to aviation, the National Air and Space Museum was operating in restricted air sp...

August 01, 2009 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief; Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor; Dave Barista, Managing Editor; and Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

14. Mod Pod A Nod to Flex Biz Designed by the British firm Tate + Hindle, the OfficePOD is a flexible office space th...

January 01, 2009 |

VP, manager, architecture and buildings technical resource center Parsons Brinckerhoff, New York, N.Y. EDUCATION BS,...

October 01, 2005 | By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editor

Old Governor's Mansion, in Milledgeville, Ga., served as headquarters for General William Sherman as he marched his U...

February 01, 2001 | By Jack Klein

With building owners measuring energy savings in fractions of kilowatt-hours, the last thing they want is to see thos...

July 01, 2008 |

BD+C's annual Giants 300 list consists of U.S. firms that designed or constructed the largest volume of commercial, i...

October 01, 2007 | Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Many cities have household waste recycling programs for paper, cardboard, plastic, and aluminum. But what about old p...

January 01, 2002 | By Gordon Wright, Editor

From Baltimore to Portland, Ore., light-rail transit systems are helping to stimulate new nonresidential and resident...

September 01, 2002 | Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Life is beginning anew at Ground Zero, but its rebirth is by no means a smooth or easy process. The Lower Manhattan D...

August 01, 2003 | By Staff

The economy may be struggling , but you'd never know it from the gaming industry's torrid pace. Native American casin...

January 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Pavements occupy twice the surface area of buildings in the U.S. In urban watersheds they produce two-thirds of exces...

June 01, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Faced with overcrowded schools and ever-shrinking capital budgets, more and more school districts are turning to the...

October 01, 2008 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

In 1985, the city of San Diego ordered the historic Balboa Theatre, its beleaguered performing arts center, to be shu...

October 01, 2007 | Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

The talk in real estate circles is that condos are dead, but don't tell that to three developers who are building gre...

May 01, 2005 | Staff

At first glance, the condo tower rising 10 stories above Manhattan's trendy meatpacking district may look more like D...

March 01, 2001 | By Morgan Luciana Danner, Production Editor

The advent of a high-technology economy has meant a whirlwind of development on many fronts, and nowhere, perhaps, ha...

May 01, 2003 | By Chuck Ross, Contributing Editor

Describing the efforts of architects, contractor, and owners to bring the new home of Houston's Texas Heart Institute...

May 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

With the continued advancement of glass curtain wall technology, the popularity of these systems has skyrocketed to a...

April 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

The Californian, a 23-story, $200 million condominium tower that opened last September in Los Angeles, is located in...

September 01, 2009 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Roaring thunder, crackling lightning, incredible gusts of wind, and utter chaos—the severe weather whims of Mother Na...

January 19, 2009 | By Bradford Perkins, FAIA, MRAIC, AICP

The surge of silent generation retirees and the impending burst of baby boomers marching toward retirement age are cr...

May 01, 2002 | By Rob McManamy, Editor-in-Chief

Action movies can be shameless about motivating their heroes. Often, the vengeful and breathless lead will turn to th...

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