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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. Building Design+Construction delivers news, trends, and research to the nation's largest architectural design firms. 
June 04, 2018 | Prem Sundharam

We have several gaps between the need and desire to have abundant, accessible, clean water and th...

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New library offers a one-stop shop for what society is craving: hands-on learning

Photo: Howard County Library System/Geoffrey S. Baker

June 01, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Beyond lending books and DVDs, the Elkridge (Md.) branch library loans household tools like ladde...

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May 30, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), AEC technophil... read more
May 30, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), building syste... read more
May 30, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), architect and... read more
May 30, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), micro-building... read more
America’s fastest-growing cities: San Antonio, Phoenix lead population growth

San Antonio, Texas, tops the list with the largest population gain with an increase of over 24,200 people, an average of 66 people per day between 2016 and 2017. Photo: Pixabay

May 29, 2018 | U.S. Census Bureau

San Antonio added 24,208 people between July 2016 and July 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau...

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May 24, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), two of CannonD... read more
May 24, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), ZGF Architect... read more
May 24, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), embassy design... read more
A hurricane in Key West
May 17, 2018 | AIA

Urge senate passage of disaster recovery reform act; Relationship-building with local communities...

May 14, 2018 |

While our technology is becoming more advanced, the fundamental processes at the core of design a...

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Adam Neumann (left), Co-founder and CEO of WeWork, with Bjarke Ingels, Founding Partner of BIG, who is now WeWork's Chief Architect. Image: Alexie Hay, Courtesy of BIG 

May 08, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

He’ll be plenty busy working with a company that has aggressive growth ambitions.

May 08, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The trail stretches from Rockford to Springfield.

Image: Gensler

May 03, 2018 | Audrey Handelman

What’s stopping us from creating more Permanent Supportive Housing? 

April 27, 2018 |

We found speaking engagements were among the top ten marketing techniques that AEC firms employ....

The shared amenity space at the Tata Innovation Center at Cornell Tech

The shared amenity space at the Tata Innovation Center at Cornell Tech. Image © Max Touhey

April 19, 2018 | Tom Vecchione And Erin Saven

Here are five ways that amenities can help developers and building owners attract and secure tena...

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Advanced learning school in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Advanced Learning School in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, designed by Perkins Eastman.

April 19, 2018 | Perkins Eastman

Combined practice will create expanded capabilities for K-12, higher education projects in Califo...

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The 143,400-sf Halcyon Hotel in Denver was completed by gkkworks and Mortenson Construction via a design-build format. Cannon Design, with which gkkworks has merged, has been moving in that direction, too.  Image: gkkworks.

April 17, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The combined firm reinforces its presence in the western U.S.

Man with a VR headset on
April 16, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Technology has been and always will be perceived as a source for wonder and worry.

Dr. Andrew Ibrahim has academic architectural training. He will collaborate with HOK's medical planners and designers. Image: HOK

April 10, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Dr. Andrew Ibrahim will collaborate with the firm’s medical planning and design teams.

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April 05, 2018 | AIA

The purpose of the grant is to provide base funds for applied research projects that will advance...

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A man standing in front of the New York City skyline

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April 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Can studying humans at a behavioral level produce better buildings? Cognitive architecture expert...

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April 04, 2018 |

So, you understand the benefits, but how do you actually get started with speaking engagements?...

Inside 200 Clarendon Street tower in Boston

Inside Boston Properties’ 200 Clarendon Street tower in Boston, a 70-foot-long sculpture translates words from people’s text to corresponding colors that light up its pendants for 10 minutes. Sosolimited.

April 04, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Lockers lining a high school hallway
March 30, 2018 | Jesse Miller, AIA, Principal in Charge

How can we balance the need for additional security with design principles that foster a more nur...

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March 26, 2018 | Lorraine Morgan, CID, NCIDQ and Evgeniya Chadovich

The City of San Diego is home to the fourth largest homeless population in the U.S.

March 23, 2018 | Emily Spillar, Associate IIDA

In order to understand why a school day can be so grueling for an introverted student, it’s impor...

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March 22, 2018 | Breeze Glazer

Achieving integrated design usually means operating under a strong relationship. 

March 14, 2018 | Nash Emrich

With the environmental movement, sustainability became a marker of innovation in design for the b...

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