Energy benchmarking survey shows flat emissions pattern over past 20 years.
Commercial construction continues to be hamstrung by labor shortages that are expected to persist through at least the remainder of this year. Image: Pixabay
Labor shortages are spiking wages. Materials costs are rising, too.
"There were robust construction gains in most parts of the country as the economy continues to ex...read more
Ductless air source heat pump index results for Boston (likely-adopter index). Credit: Meister Consultant Group, Inc. 2017.
More and more, green project teams are relying on publicly available “external datasets” to prior...read more
The map includes easily accessible and detailed information on each of the nearly 34,000 historic buildings within the city’s 141 historic districts.
The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission launched a new, enhanced version of its inter...read more
The 1,823-foot Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea, is the second-tallest building completed in 2017. Courtesy CTBUH
More than 140 skyscrapers were completed across the globe this year, including 15 supertall tower...
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
Urban farms have been impacting cities’ agribusiness—and, on some cases, their redevelopment—for...read more
Executive Vice President Kim Roy has been named CEO.
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Renderings: Aston Martin Residences
The 391-unit Aston Martin Residences will feature seven penthouses and a duplex penthouse, all wi...read more
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Multifamily housing and senior living developments head the list of the hottest sectors heading i...read more
A high school student working on one of the woodworking machines at The MILL National Training Center, which opened last September in Colorado Springs, Colo., with 135 students from six school districts taking woodworking, cabinetry, and construction courses. Image: Courtesy of RTA Architects and The MILL
The MILL National Training Center will extend its curriculum to vets and businesses in 2018.
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
These recently completed projects represent emerging trends and design innovations in the multifa...read more
As part of the new North Terminal Design project at Miami International Airport, Heery International designed new restaurant and retail spaces ranging from 1,500 to 10,000 sf. Aviation is one of the specialties that Heery is bringing to its new owner, CBRE Group. Image: Heery International
The deal is expected to expand the real-estate firm’s project management capacities in several U....read more
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
The 52-unit development gives hope and dignity to homeless or disabled veterans and others in nee...
Skanska USA, Webcor Builders, and AECOM top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest trans...read more
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Walbridge, Jacobs, and Fluor top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest industrial secto...read more
Mercedes Benz Stadium. Rendering courtesy of HOK.
Turner Construction Co., Clark Group, and AECOM top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s large...read more
Early days at Isle of Palms. J.C. Long is at left in photo. Except as noted, all images courtesy
The Beach Company
Spanning four generations, The Beach Company continues to expand its development footprint across...read more
AECOM, Mortenson Construction, and Turner Construction Co. top BD+C’s ranking of the nat...read more
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.
Is the shift toward attracting younger workers too much or not enough?
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.
Look for mission-critical construction to double in the next few years.
The Kolos Data Center, 225 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle. Rendering courtesy of HDR.
Turner Construction Co., Holder Construction, and DPR Constrcution top BD+C’s ranking of...read more
Interconnected systems (such as the Schlage Control lock shown here) are being used in multifamily complexes, student housing, and senior-living communities. Photo courtesy Schlage
Four certified security professionals offer important advice.
Instead of a library, Hermantown High School, near Duluth, Minn., has a wired media center. Books are available in a high-density storage area. Photo: Steve Silverman Photography.
Gilbane Building Co., Balfour Beatty US, and Skanska USA top BD+C’s ranking of the natio...read more
P3 is taking off in airport construction. The $1.6 billion Midfield Satellite Concourse at the Los Angeles International Airport is among the P3-driven projects in the works. Rendering: Corgan in association with Gensler
The $4 billion renovation of New York City’s LaGuardia Airport is the first major U.S. aviation p...read more
Hensel Phelps, Turner Construction Co., and Skanska USA top BD+C’s ranking of the nation...read more
The U.S. Consulate in Erbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region, will be the largest such facility in the world. Courtesy EYP.
Turner Construction Co., PCL Construction Enterprises, and Clark Group top BD+C’s rankin...read more
Action at last November’s USA Pickleball Association Nationals in Casa Grande, Ariz., which attracted 774 players from 36 states for 2,088 matches in a weeklong tournament. Photo courtesy USAPA/Tom Gottfried
Two-and-a-half million Americans are playing the game with the funny name.
The Indigo Hotel in downtown Los Angeles will recall eras of that city's history with art in different rooms and areas. (Note the art in the ceiling of the hotel's Sky Bar.) Saiful Bouquet was the structural engineer for the project. Photo courtesy HBA.
Turner Construction Co., Swinerton, and The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. top BD+C’s ra...read more
Laura Crane, AIA, NCARB, Associate, Project Architect with bKL Architecture, Chicago
These AEC stars are making their mark in business, philanthropy, and in their communities.