As the population ages, designers of commercial and multifamily applications are incorporating new solutions to meet those demands. Ergonomics can be an integral part of design, manufacturing, and use. Nowhere is this more critical than in bathroom design.read more
The Pavilion at Ole Miss, Oxford, Miss. AECOM (architect) and BL Harbert International (GC). Image courtesy of AECOM.
Populous, HKS, and HOK top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s largest...read more
A construction crew installs one of 1,200 prefabricated cross-laminated timber (CLT) wall panels that make up the 92-room Candlewood Suites at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Ala. Leadlease was the GC, developer, and owner on the project. It is the nation’s first all-CLT hotel project. Photo courtesy of Lendlease.
By privatizing the construction, renovation, operation, maintenance, and ownership of its hotels ...read more
Intelligence Community Campus, Bethesda, Md. Photo: Leo A Daly
HDR, Clark Nexsen, and Guernsey top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s...read more
The Francis Crick Institute, which opens this summer in London, epitomizes the trend in science and technology projects to combine disciplines and encourage transparency. The Building Team includes HOK (architect and lead designer), AKT-II (SE), Arup (PM, services engineer), CBRE (planning consultant), Turner & Townsend (cost consultant), HCD (approved inspector), RLB (CDM consultant), Cordless (ICT consultant), Exova Warrington (fire consultant), and Horus (security consultant). Photo courtesy of HOK.
Interdisciplinary interaction is a common theme among many new science and technology offices....
Georgia BioScience Training Center, Atlanta, Ga. Cooper Carry (architect), Technical College System of Georgia (owner), NBP Engineers (MEP), Eberly & Associates (CE). Photo: Carol Meyhoefer courtesy of Cooper Carry.
Perkins+Will, HDR, and HOK top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s larg...read more
As part of the design for its corporate headquarters, SRAM, a bike parts maker in Chicago, held a contest for employees to design bike racks for their workstations. Perkins+Will was designer on this project. Photo: Michelle Litvin Studio courtesy of Perkins+Will.
Technology is redefining how offices function and is particularly salient in the growing trend of...read more
Lenovo Campus Global Headquarters, Beijing, China. Lenovo Co. Ltd. (owner), CallisonRTKL (architect). Photo courtesy of CallisionRTKL.
Gensler, HOK, and Perkins+Will top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s...read more
Cadillac House is definitely not your father's car dealership. The 12,000-sf showroom in New York City, part Cadillac's new corporate headquarters, includes an events runway and incubator space for visiting designers. Shawmut Design + Construction built it, Gensler designed it. Photo: @Chris Leonard, courtesy of Gensler.
Retail is becoming closely aligned with entertainment, and malls that can be repositioned as life...read more
Audimas Concept Store. Photo: Valdas Ruzgys, Wikimedia Commons
Gensler, GreenbergFarrow, and MG2 top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation...read more
CyrusOne Data Center, Houston, by Kirksey Architecture, Bihner-Chen (SE), KW Mission Critical Engineering (MEP), Skanska (GC). Photo: Aker imaging / Joe Aker, courtesy Kirksey Architecture.
Streamlined design and delivery approaches for individual business enterprises and co-location fa...read more
@Tokyo Data Center, Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Guilhem Vellut, flick Creative Commons.
Gensler, Corgan, and HDR top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s larges...read more
A dramatic, three-story wood sculpture of North Carolina State University’s wolf mascot highlights the central atrium of the school’s $120 million Talley Student Union in Raleigh, N.C. On the Building Team: Duda Paine Architects (design architect), Cooper Carry (interior architect), Stewart, Inc. (SE), Stanford White (MEP), Kimley-Horn & Associates (CE), and Rodgers Builders/Russell/Dayeco (joint CM). Photo courtesy of Rodgers Builders.
Budget constraints are compelling some public institutions to pursue alternative methods of finan...read more
Talley Student Union, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C. Duda Paine Architects (design architect), Cooper Carry (interior architect), Stewart, Inc. (SE), Stanford White (MEP), Kimley-Horn & Associates (CE), and Rodgers Builders/Russell/Dayeco (joint CM). Photo courtesy of Rodgers Builders.
Gensler, Perkins+Will, and CannonDesign top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the...read more
Images courtesy Frank Lloyd Wright Revival Initiative
The Frank Lloyd Wright Revival Initiative is set to begin its reconstruction efforts with the Ban...read more
Bluebeam users inspire technological change through shared insights and training at three-day eve...read more
Battery Park City, New York City, New York. Photo: Gryffindor, Creative Commons
To address the affordability problem and attract tenants, owners and developers are experimenting...read more
The John Buck Company is the developer for 3Eleven, a 24-story, 245-unit apartment building. The site is the parking lot of Assumption Roman Catholic Church, in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. The land owner, the Order of Friars Servants of Mary, will get renovations to its priory out of the deal. The transit-oriented project will provide parking for 109 cars and 50 bicycles, plus 3,000 sf of ground-floor retail. FitzGerald Associates Architects is the designer. Photo courtesy Fitzgerald Associates Architects
Perkins Eastman, CallisonRTKL, and Solomon Cordwell Buenz top Building Design+Construction’s annu...read more
The Chespapeake Bay Foundation’s Brock Environmental Center, Virginia Beach, Va., is only the eleventh building to earn Living Building Challenge status. It generated 83% more energy than it used over the past year and treats rainwater so that it is drinkable. SmithGroupJJR led the Building Team: Skanska (owner’s rep), A+F Engineering (SE), WPL (CE), Biohabitats (water treatment), The Façade Group (BECx), and Hourigan Construction (GC). Photo: Prakash Patel / courtesty SmithGroupJJR
AEC leaders in green building are stepping up to a higher level of innovation and to be a green l...read more
Georgia BioScience Training Center, Social Circle, Ga.Building Team: Cooper Carry (architect), Technical College System of Georgia (owner), Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (GC). Photo: Carol Meyhoefer, courtesy Cooper Carry
Gensler, Stantec, and HOK top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s large...read more
In his new role, Lukanic takes helm of an experienced leadership team crafting and achieving opti...read more
LEx Labs prototype classroom, a joint venture of design firm Huckabee, Baylor University, and an education service center. Photo courtesy Huckabee
Space flexibility is critical to classroom design. Spaces have to be adaptable, even allowing for...read more
Concourse J at Miami International Airport. Photo: Martin St-Amant/Wikimedia Commons.
Corgan, HOK, and Gensler top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s larges...read more
Thornton Tomasetti was the SE for T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The venue opened in April 2016. Photo: Bill Feldberg/Wikimedia Commons.
AECOM, Jacobs, and Thornton Tomasetti head Building Design+Construction's 2016 ranking of the lar...read more
The LEED Platinum–registered Engineered Biosystems Building at Georgia Tech is packed with energy-saving features and technologies, including energy-recovery wheels, a two-stage runaround loop for vivarium systems, and chilled beams. On the Building Team: Lake|Flato Architects (design architect), Cooper Carry (AOR), Research Facilities Design (lab planner), Uzun & Case Engineers (SE), Newcomb & Boyd (MEP), Long Engineering (CE), and McCarthy Building Cos. (GC). Photo: Chris Cooper
Trends include 3D printing, modular hospitals, and fluid dampers.
CallisonRTKL served as architect for this Warren Clinic in Tulsa, Okla. Image: CallisonRTKL.
Stantec, HOK, and Callison RTKL once again top Building Design+Construction's 2016 ranking of the...read more
Hamilton Elementary School in Moline, Ill., features a range of interactive learning spaces designed to encourage critical thinking and collaboration, including an “imaginarium,” discovery lab, and learning stair (pictured). On the Building Team: Legat Architects (design architect), KJWW Engineering (SE), Amsco Engineering (MEP), McClure Engineering (CE), MVP Services Group (kitchen design), and Russell Construction (CM). Photo: AJ Brown Imaging
Gensler surpasses $1.1 billion in revenue, topping Building Design+Construction’s annual...read more
Photo: Ron Blunt. Click here to enlarge.
The National Healthcare Design Awards recognizes functional hospital projects that solve aestheti...read more
Photo: Mike Mozart/Creative Commons.
A committee will evaluate proposals in September.
Paradise City in Seoul, South Korea. Rendering: MVRDV. Click here to enlarge.
The 9,800-sm complex will have retail and nightclub space. A plaza separates the two concrete bui...read more
Construction in Philadelphia in the summer of 2016. Photo: Alexis Lewis/Creative Commons.
The June ABI score was down from May, but the figure was positive for the fifth consecutive month...read more