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2020 GIANTS 400 REPORT landing page Washington College_Semans Griswold Environmental Hall, Ayers Saint Gross

Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall, designed by Ayers Saint Gross, is home to Washington College’s Center for Environment and Society and commands a picturesque site on the Chester River. The river is a living laboratory that provides students with an immersive experience in support of the building’s programs in environmental science and sustainability. Photo courtesy Ayers Saint Gross


Giants 300 | August 28, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The 2020 Giants 400 Report features more than 130 rankings across 25 building sectors and specialty categories.

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Market Data | October 07, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Water-filled windows' effect on energy and construction begins on PGA of America HQ.

Tenants are spending more time indoors than ever before which puts a premium on healthy indoor air.

October 06, 2020 | Panasonic |

Tenants expect healthy indoor air presenting both risk and opportunity for builders and owners. 

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Codes and Standards | October 06, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Expanded programs, resources address impact of climate change.

On behalf of my fellow editors at Building Design+Construction, I’d like to invite you – or the appropriate member of your organization – to participate in a short but valuable survey,  “What Building Owners + Developers Want from Their Design and Construction Project Teams.”

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First-Place Winner: BANIYA, The Green Gateway, designed by Nikhil Bang and Kaushal Tatiya from the Southern California Institute of Architecture.

Airports | October 06, 2020 | Fentress Architects

Winning projects reimagine airport mobility in the year 2100 for one of the 20 busiest airports in the world.

PGA of America Headquarters

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Sports and Recreational Facilities | October 06, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Page is designing the project.

A test house for water-filled glass

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Great Solutions | October 06, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

New research shows how water-filled glass could help heat and cool buildings.

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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Market Data | October 06, 2020 | AGC

Many commercial firms experience project cancellations.

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Codes and Standards | October 06, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Week-long ICC Learn Live will include panel conversations, keynotes, and breakout sessions around key topics...

Market Data | October 06, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Construction rises 1.4% in August while nonresidential construction spending falls slightly.

New ProCONNECT events for 2021 include Education and Sustainability

ProCONNECT events give design and building professionals the opportunity to meet 1-on-1 with manufacturers about current and future projects.

Industry Research | October 05, 2020 | PROCONNECT STAFF

SGC Horizon ProConnect 2021 schedule for Education, Multifamily, Office, and Single Family events.

Wi-Fi 6 boosts speed, performance, and satisfaction at multifamily properties
Multifamily Housing | October 05, 2020 | Boingo: Where Connectivity Meets Community | BOINGO: WHERE CONNECTIVITY MEETS COMMUNITY

A Q&A with Boingo SVP Michael Zeto about the newest generation of Wi-Fi technology

Market Data | October 05, 2020 | ABC

Of the 16 nonresidential subcategories, nine were down on a monthly basis.

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Codes and Standards | October 05, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

First update to decade-old technical documents released.

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Market Data | October 05, 2020 | AGC

Construction officials caution that demand for non-residential construction will continue to stagnate without new f...

Market Data | October 05, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Zaha Hadid unveils 2 Murray Road and the AEC industry is weathering COVID-19 better than most.

2 Murray road exterior facade

Rendering: Arqui9

Mixed-Use | October 02, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project reinterprets the structural forms and layering of a Bauhinia bud about to blossom.

Shirley Ryan Therapy Gardens

Therapy Gardens at the SHirley Ryan AbilityLab by HDR | Gensler in association with Clive Wilkinson Architects, a 2020 recipient. Photo: Dave Burk

Healthcare Facilities | October 02, 2020 | AIA

Awards program highlights trends in healthcare facility designs.

Market Data | October 02, 2020 | PSMJ Resources

Nearly one-third of firms have had layoffs, more than 90% have experienced project delays.

With revenues drying up, colleges reexamine their student housing projects

BSB Design has developed a three-level, purpose-built boutique student housing prototype for schools that are looking to limit their building’s occupancy and practice social distancing. BSB Design


Coronavirus | October 02, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor 

Shifts to online learning raise questions about the value of campus residence life.

Market Data | October 02, 2020 | BD+C Editors

BIG imagines how to live on the moon and smart buildings stand on good data.

2019 recipient, Klein A45 designed by BIG. Photo: Matthew Carbone

October 01, 2020 | AIA

Now in its 17th year, the AIA Small Project Awards program recognizes small-project practitioners for the high qual...

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Codes and Standards | October 01, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Delivery timeline delays due to COVID-19 pandemic prompt action.

Smart buildings stand on good data
Smart and Resilient Cities | October 01, 2020 | VIATechnik's The Edge | Mike Paciero, VDC Manager, VIATechnik

The coming disruption of owning and operating a building and how to stay ahead through BIM.

Market Data | October 01, 2020 | AGC

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. have worst 12-month losses, while Indianapo...

The Weekly show: Decarbonizing Chicago, re-evaluating delayed projects, and the future of the jobsite
Coronavirus | October 01, 2020 | BD+C Staff

The October 1 episode of BD+C's "The Weekly" is available for viewing on demand.

Project Olympus base

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Architects | October 01, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The architecture firm has partnered with ICON on the project.

Market Data | October 01, 2020 | BD+C Editors

David Adjaye to receive 2021 Royal Gold Medal for Architecture and SOM reimagines the former Cook County Hospital....

October 01, 2020 | APA – The Engineered Wood Association |

A glimpse into the creative application of engineered wood products on one of the largest mass timber projects in t...

Former COO Molly McShane ascends to the role of CEO at The McShane Companies, based in Rosemont, Ill.

Former COO Molly McShane ascends to the role of CEO at The McShane Companies, based in Rosemont, Ill.

Contractors | October 01, 2020 | THE MCSHANE COMPANIES

Molly McShane named CEO of The McShane Companies

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