Architects

Every building starts with a concept and a design. Architects are involved at every stage of the process, even after a design has been finalized, helping other building team members through the snares and missteps in the construction process.

Ductless air source heat pump index results for Boston (likely-adopter index). Credit: Meister Consultant Group, Inc. 2017.

December 22, 2017 | Adele Houghton, AIA, MPH, LEED AP BD+C, EBOM, ND

More and more, green project teams are relying on publicly available “external datasets” to prior...

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The map includes easily accessible and detailed information on each of the nearly 34,000 historic buildings within the city’s 141 historic districts. 

December 21, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission launched a new, enhanced version of its inter...

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The 1,823-foot Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea, is the second-tallest building completed in 2017. Courtesy CTBUH

December 20, 2017 | Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

More than 140 skyscrapers were completed across the globe this year, including 15 supertall tower...

Michigan Urban Farm Initiative

On two acres within Detroit’s North End, the Michigan Urban Farm Initiative grows 300 varieties of leafy vegetables that it distributes free to 2,000 families who live within two miles of the farm. Like many urban farms around the country, MUFI has spurred redevelopment in its surrounding communities. Photo: Michelle and Chris Gerard

December 20, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Urban farms have been impacting cities’ agribusiness—and, on some cases, their redevelopment—for...

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 55.0, up from a score of 51.7 in the previous month. Photo: Pixabay

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 55.0, up from a score of 51.7 in the previous month. Photo: Pixabay

December 20, 2017 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 55.0, up from a sc...

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How do we measure human performance, and what does it mean for the workplace?

Photo: EYP

December 19, 2017 | Leigh Stringer, LEED AP, Workplace Strategy, EYP

There are many new tools and methods that are beginning to look more comprehensively to evaluate...

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The new Edmonton Funicular

Photo: Brock Kryton

December 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The incline elevator is located in downtown Edmonton and was publicly funded.

December 12, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The editors of Multifamily Design + Construction magazine need your expertise.

Storstroem Prison

Photo: Torben Eskerod

December 11, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The C.F. Møller-designed prison’s architecture supports the inmates’ and staff’s mental and physi...

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December 07, 2017 | AIA

Julie Snow, FAIA, founded the firm in Minneapolis in 1995, and later was joined by partner Matt K...

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December 07, 2017 | AIA

In 1963 Polshek started his first architecture firm, James Stewart Polshek Architect.

Architects to Congress: ‘You're making a terrible mistake’
December 04, 2017 | AIA

House and Senate gut historic building credits and penalize architecture firms.

First Porsche, now Aston Martin: Sports car maker co-develops Miami condo tower

Renderings: Aston Martin Residences

November 29, 2017 | BD+C Staff

The 391-unit Aston Martin Residences will feature seven penthouses and a duplex penthouse, all wi...

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2018 outlook: Economists point to slowdown, AEC professionals say ‘no way’

Photo: Juhasz Imre/Pexels

November 28, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Multifamily housing and senior living developments head the list of the hottest sectors heading i...

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Canoe Landing Campus, Toronto, designed by ZAS Architects

Visible from surrounding vertical neighborhood, Canoe Landing’s dynamic roof is a vital element. Embedded within the outer frame, the building’s elevator/stair core pierces through the roof to reveal a rooftop basketball court, encircled by a running track and outdoor yoga area. Renderings: ZAS Architects

November 28, 2017 | ZAS Architects

The $65 million Canoe Landing Campus brings much needed social infrastructure to the 20,000 resid...

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Anthem House is a new $100 million lifestyle community on a three-acre abandoned industrial site in the Locust Point section of Baltimore.

Anthem House is a new $100 million lifestyle community on a three-acre abandoned industrial site in the Locust Point section of Baltimore. Photo: Ray Cavicchio

November 15, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

These recently completed projects represent emerging trends and design innovations in the multifa...

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Van Alen Institute competition
November 09, 2017 | Van Alen Institute

Multidisciplinary student teams were challenged to redefine the traditional “hour city” radius, p...

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No place like home: LA’s The Six provides permanent supportive housing for veterans

The project team for The Six, led by architect Brooks + Scarpa, carved massive holes into three sides of the building to cross-ventilate the courtyard and adjacent community room on the second-floor podium level. “This provides light, air, and defensible space for tenants, while opening it up to the community,” says Lead Designer Lawrence Scarpa, FAIA. Photo: Tara Wujcik

November 08, 2017 | Pat Curry, Contributing Editor

The 52-unit development gives hope and dignity to homeless or disabled veterans and others in nee...

A new white paper published by Perkins Eastman examines why medical centers continue to be allegic to collaboration. The paper concludes that design that's not supported adequately by programming or orientation will be less effective. Image: Perkins Eastman

November 06, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new Perkins Eastman white paper finds limited employee interaction at NYU Winthrop Hospital, a...

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November 03, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Michael Baker Intl., and HDR top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest military...

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Colorado State University's 121,600-sf Behavioral Sciences Building in Fort Collins is one of the many higher education projects that Bennett Wagner Grody has worked on. Image: BWG

November 02, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Future mergers could be in the offing.

An industrial facility
November 01, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Stantec, and BRPH top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest industrial sector a...

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The Yard at Shakespeare

Photo courtesy of ©James Steinkamp

October 31, 2017 | AIA

The program honors projects that highlight collaboration between design and construction teams to...

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The Vancouver office of CBRE Group, Inc

The Vancouver office of CBRE Group, Inc. Photo courtesy of Perkins + Will.

October 30, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Stantec, and HOK top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest green sector archit...

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Ben Lilly, Mason & Hanger's new president, views domestic and international work as equally important to the firm's future prosperity. Image: Mason & Hanger

October 25, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The firm expects to continue mining growth opportunities with its federal agency clients.  

 Chicago post office reconstruction

Rendering courtesy of ©601w Companies | Gensler

October 24, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Jacobs, and Stantec top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest reconstruction s...

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T-Moble Arena

T-Mobile Arena. Photo: Courtesy Populous, Jeff Goldberg

October 20, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Populous, HOK, and HKS top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest sports sector architec...

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The Dairy Farmers of America Headquarters

The headquarters of the Dairy Farmers of America is an example of a new breed of suburban corporate campuses that complement an emerging growth corridor—in this case, Kansas City, Kan.—that already included retail, restaurants, and residential. The 110,000-sf building was designed with an eye toward recruitment and retention. HOK was the design architect for the office; JE Dunn Construction built it. Photo: Michael Robinson.

October 19, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Is the shift toward attracting younger workers too much or not enough?

Two employees in an office

Photo: Davis Architects

October 17, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Jacobs, and HOK top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest office sector archit...

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Aligned Energy Phoenix data center

A growing number of businesses are outsourcing their vital IT infrastructure to mega-co-location facilities like the newly built 550,000-sf, 62MW Aligned Energy Phoenix data center. The energy-efficient facility is designed to achieve an annualized power usage effectiveness (PUE) rating of 1.15. Courtesy of Aligned Energy.

October 16, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Look for mission-critical construction to double in the next few years.

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