How student housing developments are evolving to meet new expectations

The days of uninspired dorm rooms with little more than a bed and a communal bathroom down the hall are long gone. Students increasingly seek inclusive design, communities to enhance learning and living, and a focus on wellness that encompasses everything from meditation spaces to mental health resources.


Connecticut’s Bruce Museum more than doubles its size with a 42,000-sf, three-floor addition

In Greenwich, Conn., the Bruce Museum, a multidisciplinary institution highlighting art, science, and history, has undergone a campus revitalization and expansion that more than doubles the museum’s size. Designed by EskewDumezRipple and built by Turner Construction, the project includes a 42,000-sf, three-floor addition as well as a comprehensive renovation of the 32,500-sf museum, which was originally built as a private home in the mid-19th century and expanded in the early 1990s. 


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Codes and Standards | Mar 5, 2015

Construction problems at prison spur support to quash non-traditional project delivery in Iowa

Iowa lawmakers are investigating construction problems at the Fort Madison prison project and are scrutinizing rules regarding project delivery on state projects.

Reconstruction & Renovation | Mar 5, 2015

Chicago's 7 most endangered properties

Preservation Chicago released its annual list of historic buildings that are at risk of being demolished or falling into decay.

Office Buildings | Mar 5, 2015

Goettsch Partners unveils plans for dual office towers in Warsaw

The Mennica Legacy Tower development is divided into a 35-story tower located on the south east side of the site and a 10-story building on the west side.

BIM and Information Technology | Mar 4, 2015

Why China's CCTV building needed a WiFi retrofit

It took a year-long retrofit to get WiFi transmission issues solved at China's iconic skyscraper.

High-rise Construction | Mar 4, 2015

Must see: Egypt planning 656-foot pyramid skyscraper in Cairo

Zayed Crystal Spark Tower will stand 200 meters tall and will be just a short distance from the pyramids of Giza. 

Multifamily Housing | Mar 3, 2015

10 kitchen and bath design trends for 2015

From kitchens made for pet lovers to floating vanities, the nation's top kitchen and bath designers identify what's hot for 2015.

Office Buildings | Mar 3, 2015

Former DuPont lab to be converted into business incubator near UPenn campus

The new Pennovation Center will provide collaborative and research spaces for educators, scientists, students, and the private sector.

K-12 Schools | Mar 2, 2015

BD+C special report: What it takes to build 21st-century schools

How the latest design, construction, and teaching concepts are being implemented in the next generation of America’s schools.

Codes and Standards | Mar 2, 2015

Proposed energy standard for data centers, telecom buildings open for public comment

The intent of ASHRAE Standard 90.4P is to create a performance-based approach that would be more flexible and accommodating of innovative change.

K-12 Schools | Mar 1, 2015

Are energy management systems too complex for school facility staffs?

When school districts demand the latest and greatest, they need to think about how those choices will impact the district’s facilities employees.