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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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Codes and Standards | April 27, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Each signee commits to carbon neutrality in one or more high-rise buildings it owns.

Georgia tech baseball stadium

All photos courtesy Georgia Tech.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | April 27, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project includes a new, year-round elite training facility.

Niagara Falls Visitor Center interior and exterior space

All renderings courtesy GWWO Architects

Museums | April 27, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will replace the current outdated and cramped facility.

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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April 26, 2021 | Abundance: The Paladino Blog | Adam Herzer

Building Performance Requirements are trending nationwide and are likely coming to a county near you.

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Codes and Standards | April 26, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Despite broad support, program’s budget has steadily declined in recent years.

Photo: Jonathan Hillyer

Sustainability | April 23, 2021 | AIA

Projects integrate high design with advanced performance in ten key areas.

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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April 23, 2021 | Stantec Blog | April Schneider

The pandemic has taught us a lot about city streets, vehicle emissions, and public space. With fewer vehicles, stre...

Photo shows damage from the lack of an expansion joint at a junction.

Photo shows damage from the lack of an expansion joint at a junction. Photo: Brick Industry Association

   

Brick and Masonry | April 22, 2021 | Brian E. Trimble, PE, James A. Tann, and Charles (Chip) Clark, AIA, PE

Changes in temperature or moisture can wreak havoc on building materials, and brick is no exception. Three brick ma...

Omega Yeast production facilities building exterior

All photos: Tom Harris

Industrial Facility | April 22, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Valerio Dewalt Train designed the project.

The building housing Howard University's College of Engineering and Architecture

Howard University is one of three Historically Black Universities that joined forces with SmithGroup to support their respective architectural students and programming. Image: Howard University

Architects | April 22, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The firm is providing instructors and mentors as part of a broader effort to expand the industry’s diversity.

The Weekly Show, Apr 22, 2021: COVID-19's impact on multifamily amenities
Multifamily Housing | April 22, 2021 | BD+C Staff

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C's Robert Cassidy speaks with three multifamily design experts about the...

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Codes and Standards | April 22, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Bill would move code compliance control from state to local boards.

Autograph and Luminary Tower

Renderings courtesy KPF

Mixed-Use | April 22, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will anchor the Thamrin Nine development.

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Codes and Standards | April 21, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

State to spend half a billion dollars on projects including making buildings more fire resistant.

Signia by Hilton Hotel exterior in Atlanta

Renderings courtesy Georgia World Congress Center Authority.

Hotel Facilities | April 21, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Signia by Hilton is a new upscale brand from Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.

A Consigli crew installing a prefabricated facade

A Consigli Construction crew attaches a prefabricated facade component to a building. Consigli's latest Market Outlook finds more subs and suppliers turning to prefab. Image: Consigli Construction

Market Data | April 20, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Consigli’s latest market outlook identifies building products that are high risk for future price increases.

Alcove and Prime in downtown Nashville

All renderings courtesy Goettsch Partners/Giarratana LLC

Multifamily Housing | April 20, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Goettsch Partners is designing the buildings.

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Market Data | April 20, 2021 | AIA

AIA’s ABI score for March rose to 55.6 compared to 53.3 in February.

CODE exterior aerial in Charlottesville

All renderings courtesy EskewDumezRipple

Mixed-Use | April 20, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Charlottesville, Va. project is slated for completion later this year.

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Codes and Standards | April 20, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Other sectors including buildings lag power industry.

Wilkinson Building Exterior

All photos: Charlie Sarratt, SkySite Images

University Buildings | April 19, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson designed the project.

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Codes and Standards | April 19, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Gentrification fears heightened among Pilsen neighborhood residents doomed ambitious preservation plan.

OPPO R&D Headquarters exterior

All renderings courtesy Bjarke Ingels Group

Mixed-Use | April 19, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project sits between a natural lake, an urban center, and a 10,000-sm park.

Life of an Architect Podcast | April 19, 2021 | Bob Borson, FAIA

At one time or another, most architects think about opening their own architectural office. There are all sorts of...

Jobsite of 200 Park in San Jose, Calif.

The 19-story 200 Park office tower in San Jose, Calif., is being constructed with the Speed Core shear wall system. Image: Tomas Ovalle/San Jose Business Journal

Steel Construction and Products | April 17, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The construction method is expected to knock off three months from the project’s schedule.

Market Data | April 16, 2021 | AGC

Nonresidential projects lag despite hot homebuilding market.

Wrigleyville Lofts entry

Renderings courtesy Sullivan, Goulette & Wilson Architects

Mixed-Use | April 16, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will also include 14,000 sf of ground floor retail.

UCI Medical Center exterior

Renderings courtesy CO Architects

Healthcare Facilities | April 16, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Hensel Phelps + CO Architects design-build team were awarded the project.

Tennessee Tech University Marc L. Burnett Student Recreation & Fitness Center aerial

Photos: Wold | HFR Design

University Buildings | April 15, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Wold | HFR Design designed the project.

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Building Team | April 15, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Survey findings point to a growing demand for collaboration and partnership during these chaotic times.

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