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In study after study, strategic thinkers are found to be among the most highly effective leaders....read more
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A fascinating client story by Fluor SVP Robert Prieto reminds us that sometimes it’s the simplest...read more
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BD+C's 2014 Giants 300 survey form is now available. But completing the survey is just one way to...read more
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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...read more
Using the iAuditor app, one of our Skanska teams developed electronic reports that make safety in...read more
Bluebeam's new Chicago office, located in the newly renovated Wrigley Building, features a wine bar where employees and clients meet or relax.
Purchased in 2011 by a consortium of investors led by BDT Capital Partners, the building’s new ow...read more
When it’s time to build or expand, the first step is finding a builder that fits your needs. Once...read more
BD+C's Building Team Awards is the industry's only recognition program to honor projects...read more
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...read more
As part of its ongoing ZNE buildings research project, Sasaki Associates, in collaboration with B...read more
Having physically disassociated from a central hospital, FEDs must overcome the particular challe...read more
They say the best way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time. Expanding your building or constr...read more
If you’ve been following news about workplace design in the popular media, you might believe that...read more
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...read more
"Open office" has been a major buzzword for decades, and like any buzzword, some of the novelty h...read more
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...read more
Every year brings changes. This one won’t be any different. We’ll see growth in some areas, decli...read more
What looks like brick, stucco or wood on the outside could actually be a metal building. Metal is...read more
The social media revolution—which is less than a decade old—has created a dilemma for senior exec...read more
The Consumer Electronics Show took place this past week in Las Vegas. Known for launching new pro...read more
The biggest threat to human life in a building isn’t the potential of natural disasters, but the...read more
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...read more
To tell the truth, I didn’t want to write about the terrible events of December 14, 2012, when 20...read more
If you had to define value engineering in a single word, you might boil it down to "efficiency."...read more
Green building consultant Jerry Yudelson has been named President of the Green Building Initiativ...read more