This year’s analysis draws from 2,800 projects.
The first New England Conservatory building to be added in 60 years presents a singular vision....
Saint Gobain's North American headquarters in Malvern, Pa., was designed to provide higher levels of acoustical comfort for its employees. Image: Saint Gobain
The building products giant gauges its employees’ perceptions of old and new headquarters environ...read more
Courtesy Redhouse Studio
A Cleveland-based architect and a NASA Ames researcher have a novel idea for building on Mars....
Shear cracks riddle the exterior wall of this urban parking structure. Courtesy Hoffmann Architects
We may think of the building envelope as an inanimate object, but in reality its components can b...read more
Healthcare buildings need optimum building enclosures for efficiency and sustainability.
Sustainable healthcare facilities will need energy-efficient building enclosures from the outset....
The color represents a symbol of counterculture, unconventionality, and artistic brilliance, acco...read more
Not only has the concrete stood the test of time, but it has actually become stronger.
The developers of the recently opened Asheville City Center sought out a cost-effective design th...read more
Photo courtesy of Miniwiz
The building is made of Polli-Brick, a building material that comes from 100% recycled Polyethyle...read more
More than 170 bathroom pods were used in The Broadmoor West’s $57 million renovation in Colorado Springs, Colo. The prefabricated pods are five-fixture units that include double sinks, a soaking tub, a shower stall, and a separated toilet water closet. Photo courtesy Oldcastle SurePods.
Advancements in building technology and ongoing concerns about labor shortages make prefabricatio...read more
Grants awarded to initiatives that study various aspects of design within the built environment....
Construction spending outpaced the nation's GDP growth in 2016, according to JLL's latest construction outlook. But spending remains uncertain this year, as the industry waits to see whether new policies on labor and trade emerge from the new administration. Image: Pixabay
Impacts on labor and materials costs at issue, according to latest JLL report.
Sherwood Park Mall, Alberta Canada - Pre-made Architectural Reveal Intersections kept the project on schedule while the mall remained opened during renovations.
With a tight school renovation budget and timeline, the Oak Grove Elementary cafeteria, designed...read more
Courtesy ICD University of Stuttgart
Fiber-reinforced plastic, 3D-printed stone, and programmable ink tiles are a few materials coming...read more
Antimicrobial products contain ingredients that may have adverse environmental or human health im...read more
The material is barely thicker than aluminum foil and can be economically manufactured for large-...read more
Rendering courtesy of Space Exploration Architecture
As setting foot on Mars becomes a more realistic goal, the search for how to best develop Archite...read more
A traditional wall with studs spaced 16 or 24 inches apart, such as the one shown above, can make plumbing and electrical work much more complicated. BamCore's Prime Wall System creates an empty wall cavity. Pixabay Public Domain
The company, BamCore, says its new product can save money and quicken the framing process.
Among the best building envelope products included in BD+C's inaugural Top 101 Products report ar...read more
Pictured: Atlas Concorde - Marvel XL
Design styles such as bits & pieces, gritty chic, and metallics are among the ten tile trends...read more
Steel rods. Photo: PortlandBolt/Creative Commons.
Nonresidential construction price gains were largely driven by iron and steel prices and steel mi...read more
Construction in Asbury Park, N.J. Photo: Jazz Guy/Creative Commons.
For assessing human health-related exposure scenarios for construction products.