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BD+C exclusive research: What owners want from AEC firms
Industry Research | April 09, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor 

BD+C’s first-ever owners’ survey finds them focused on improving buildings’ performance for higher investment returns.

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September 01, 2007 | By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editor

As a shining symbol of civic pride in Los Angeles County, Pasadena City Hall stood as the stately centerpiece of Pasa...

August 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

The transition from "slot box" to mega-resort marks the true arrival of Native American owned-and-operated casinos on...

July 01, 2008 |

During the past year, more than 13,300 design and construction professionals in the U.S. earned their green stripes b...

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, 2003 | By Staff

The true test for champion Building Team firms comes not in times of bull markets and plentiful investment capital, b...

November 01, 2002 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

The era of the domed stadium was launched on April 9, 1965, when the Yankees' Mickey Mantle blasted a homer into orbi...

September 01, 2009 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

The popularity of rooftop photovoltaic (PV) panels has exploded during the past decade as Building Teams look to maxi...

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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November 01, 2006 | Joe DeSisto, Contributing Writer

One year ago, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) released a new version of the national standard for po...

July 01, 2008 |

The office sector is the strongest commercial market because the rollover of leases negotiated in 2001-03 kept office...

April 01, 2005 | By Barbara Horwitz Bennett, Contributing Editor

As Israel's second most popular tourist site, after the Western Wall, the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum takes its visit...

January 01, 2005 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

When electronics retailer RadioShack realized that the layout of its headquarters building in Fort Worth, Texas, was...

November 01, 2008 |

The school of the future isn't just a dream; it's a reality that's available today. Exhibited in conjunction with Bui...

April 01, 2008 |

Incorporating windows and doors into a building envelope presents one of the toughest tasks for the Building Team. Th...

June 01, 2005 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Forty-five percent of the country's elementary, middle, and high schools were built between 1950 and 1969 and will so...

April 01, 2001 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Imagine a building that produces more energy than it needs to operate, that recycles its own water. A building that b...

April 01, 2005 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

In recent years, public discussion of the role of cultural facilities in society has turned into a war of dueling spr...

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

Late last year, as an El Al airliner taxied out from Ben Gurion Airport Terminal 3 en route to New York, Hamid Kia co...

February 01, 2007 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

In proton therapy, the medical team directs a beam of sub-atomic protons at the patient's tumor site. The protons are...

July 01, 2005 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

If you've seen one bank branch, have you really seen them all? Not if it's a PNC Bank green branch office. Banks, ret...

May 01, 2005 | Staff

In planning the Burr Elementary School in Fairfield, Conn., the school's building committee heeded the words of Willi...

January 01, 2009 |

Associate structural engineer, director of antiterrorism services Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City, Mo. EDUCATION B...

June 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

The economic boom of the 1990s fattened state coffers even as the stock market boosted endowments, enabling public an...

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

When it comes to maintaining the durability of brick masonry wall systems, moisture control is perhaps the most cruci...

January 01, 2009 |

VP, architect, and interior designer SMB&R, Camp Hill, Pa. EDUCATION BA, Pennsylvania State University MArch, Was...

September 01, 2002 | By Judith Dupré

If light is the necessary condition of architecture, then glass is its most provocative metaphor. Glass speaks of eve...

September 01, 2009 |

The story of the Trenton Daylight/Twilight High School is one of renewal and rebirth—both of the classic buildings th...

July 01, 2007 | By Jerry Yudelson, PE, LEED AP

Green buildings are growing by leaps and bounds. Between 2005 and 2006, project registrations in major LEED categorie...

November 01, 2003 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

When it comes to the disposal of construction demolition and waste materials, contractors are cleaning up their act,...

July 01, 2005 | Staff

Ken Hercenberg does not suffer fools lightly. As technical resource manager for the 800 architects worldwide that for...

July 01, 2002 | Gordon Wright

While many of its competitors are subsidiaries of foreign construction organizations, Providence, R.I.-based Gilbane...

July 01, 2002 | Rob McManamy

For industry stalwart The Turner Corp., Dallas, the last 10 months have truly been the best of times and the worst of...

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