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At UC San Diego Medical Center, CallisonRTKL designed a teaching facility that offers medical simulation training. It includes several design elements that combat infection control, such rounded corners, stepped ceilings, and encased light fixtures for easier cleaning, as well as solid surfaces with chemically bonded seams to remove gaps and cracks. Photo: Brian Henniker

   

Coronavirus | July 01, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor  

Caught off guard by COVID-19, healthcare systems take stock of the capacity and preparedness.

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Steel Construction and Products | June 17, 2020 | AISC

That structural steel supply chain has remained robust, active, and ready to build tomorrow’s landmark structures....

Coronavirus | June 17, 2020 | HOK |

Access to quick, reliable, and repeated testing has been one of the greatest challenges for businesses, institution...

Life of an Architect Podcast | June 17, 2020 | Bob Borson, FAIA

We are all familiar with the phrase “style over substance,” but those words might mean something else to architects...

A much-needed addition to a popular Pittsburgh museum. A new, cutting-edge medical facility in Asheville, North Carolina. What do they have in common? Exterior wall building products from CENTRIA that deliver the goods on both function and design.

 

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Codes and Standards | June 17, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

For modifying stores and offices with 17-point architectural, engineering, and administrative framework.

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Retail Centers | June 17, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will be a national flagship location for Greenhouse.

Market Data | June 17, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Santa Fe becomes the second city in the world to achieve LEED v4.1 and the megacity is dead.

Get inspired! Brick’s adaptability has made it the premier building material for centuries even as styles come and go. Nothing says “classic” like brick, but nothing says “innovative” like brick either. Check out some examples of how fired clay brick remains a major presence in the 21st Century designer’s palette.

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Codes and Standards | June 17, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New Mexico community gained credits for resilience planning, including public health crises.

Coronavirus | June 17, 2020 | HGA Insights Blog | Heather Kampa and Sherry Mack

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are managing sudden change as they assess the impact on workplace desig...

The newly opened West County Behavioral Center will handle patient overflow from the West County Health Center next door. Images: HED

Healthcare Facilities | June 16, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This project went the extra mile to comply with the state’s design and construction regulations.

June 16, 2020 | Star Building Systems |

The car-selling market isn’t the only domain Auto Lenders was intent on turning sideways.

Market Data | June 16, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium has its own brewery and workers want policy changes before they return to offices.

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Building Tech | June 16, 2020 | thyssenkrupp Elevator

To ensure peace of mind for passengers, the company is focusing on three pillars: hygiene, social distancing and to...

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Codes and Standards | June 15, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Includes third-party validation of COVID-19 preventive measures.

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Market Data | June 15, 2020 | International Code Council

Companies and building managers can access free resources at the Code Council’s Coronavirus Response Center.

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Codes and Standards | June 15, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

More office cleaning, work from home opportunities, and staying home when sick among the desired adjustments.

Tottenham Stadium Exterior

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Sports and Recreational Facilities | June 15, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Populous designed the project.

Altering the densities of an academic building by student use is one of the solutions for infection control suggested in a white paper on how to make college campuses ready to reopen. Images: Leo A Daly

Coronavirus | June 14, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Leo A Daly white paper suggests dividing students into smaller “cohorts,” and assigning bathroom spaces.

Market Data | June 12, 2020 | BD+C Editors

How will museums change in the face of COVID-19 and the patriarch of The Boldt Company dies.

"The Weekly," a new virtual news program from Building Design+Construction, debuted Thursday, June 11
Coronavirus | June 12, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The first episode, now available on demand, features experts from Robins & Morton, Gensler, and FMI on the curr...

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Codes and Standards | June 12, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Mass timber, augmented reality, and modular construction among the trends.

Interior of a museum
Museums | June 12, 2020 | SmithGroup Perspectives blog | Jerry Vanek

This new environment may herald innovative economic models and change the way we think about museum design.

Oscar C. Boldt, chairman of The Boldt Company, was with his family's business since the 1940s.  Image: The Boldt Company 

Contractors | June 11, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Oscar Boldt left an indelible business and charitable mark.

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Codes and Standards | June 11, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Provides guidance on cleaning and disinfecting buildings using green cleaning best practices.

Market Data | June 11, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Istanbul opens largest base-isolated hospital in the world and AIA issues tools for reducing risk of COVID-19 trans...

Aegis Living Outdoor Living Room concept

Aegis Living Outdoor Living Room concept. All photos courtesy Aegis Living.

Senior Living Design | June 11, 2020 | AEGIS LIVING

Aegis Living creates a plexiglass-wrapped outdoor space for residents to sit while visiting with family members....

Residences of Crystal Lake

All photos courtesy Skender.

Multifamily Housing | June 10, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

UrbanWorks designed the project.

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Codes and Standards | June 10, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Tailored strategies offered for offices, retailers, schools, and senior living facilities.

The 1-million-sm Basaksehir Cam and Sakura Hospital in Istanbul is designed to withstand a seismic event that might happen only every 2,500 years. Images: Ronesons Holding

Healthcare Facilities | June 10, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Cloud computing allowed complicated design to be completed in less than a year.

Market Data | June 10, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Singapore's newest residential district and CannonDesign unveils COVID Shield.

Avenue South Residences facade

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Multifamily Housing | June 09, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

ADDP Architects designed the project.

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