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In study after study, strategic thinkers are found to be among the most highly effective leaders....

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A fascinating client story by Fluor SVP Robert Prieto reminds us that sometimes it’s the simplest...

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Will 2014 be the year that design firms start selecting the clients they want rather than getti...
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The first visitor center we designed was the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center for the Everglades Na...
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BD+C's 2014 Giants 300 survey form is now available. But completing the survey is just one way to...

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Before you get your shorts in a knot, I have nothing against science, technology, engineering,...
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Collaboration areas at Arnold Worldwide.

Open layouts are grabbing headlines as a hallmark of the new workplace—think the Google campus or...

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Using the iAuditor app, one of our Skanska teams developed electronic reports that make safety in...

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Bluebeam's new Chicago office, located in the newly renovated Wrigley Building, features a wine bar where employees and clients meet or relax.

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Purchased in 2011 by a consortium of investors led by BDT Capital Partners, the building’s new ow...

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When it’s time to build or expand, the first step is finding a builder that fits your needs. Once...

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BD+C's Building Team Awards is the industry's only recognition program to honor projects...

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Arup, Perkins+Will, and Sasaki Associates are among the firms to develop custom digital tools for polling building occupants and end users. Pictured: Sasaki's MyCampus interactive mapping program

The rise of mobile devices and social media, coupled with the use of advanced survey tools and in...

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As part of its ongoing ZNE buildings research project, Sasaki Associates, in collaboration with B...

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Having physically disassociated from a central hospital, FEDs must overcome the particular challe...

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They say the best way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time. Expanding your building or constr...

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If you’ve been following news about workplace design in the popular media, you might believe that...

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Visitors to the Keene Family YMCA in New Hampshire are often surprised by what they encounter....
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Methodist University's 1960s student union was originally built for a student population of 600. The school now has over 2,000 students.

Most colleges and universities feel pressure to offer the latest amenities in order to attract an...

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"Open office" has been a major buzzword for decades, and like any buzzword, some of the novelty h...

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The William Jefferson Clinton Childrens Center (WJCCC) in Port-au-Prince is designed to replace an orphanage severely damaged in the 2010 earthquake. HOKs Thomas Knittel took inspiration from the kapok tree, a native Caribbean species that stores water internally and sheds its leaves in times of drought.

It’s not enough to copy nature. Today’s designers need a deeper understanding of environmental nu...

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Every year brings changes. This one won’t be any different. We’ll see growth in some areas, decli...

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What looks like brick, stucco or wood on the outside could actually be a metal building. Metal is...

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The social media revolution—which is less than a decade old—has created a dilemma for senior exec...

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The Consumer Electronics Show took place this past week in Las Vegas. Known for launching new pro...

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The biggest threat to human life in a building isn’t the potential of natural disasters, but the...

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For Good Samaritan Hospital, Skanska and the project team created a single enhanced interface for facilities management, streamlining the day-to-day building management process.

Improved space management, streamlined maintenance, and economical retrofits are among the ways b...

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To tell the truth, I didn’t want to write about the terrible events of December 14, 2012, when 20...

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If you had to define value engineering in a single word, you might boil it down to "efficiency."...

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Green building consultant Jerry Yudelson has been named President of the Green Building Initiativ...

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