Laura Crane, AIA, NCARB, Associate, Project Architect with bKL Architecture, Chicago
September 21, 2017 | By Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor, John Caulfield, Senior Editor, and David Barista, Editorial Director
These AEC stars are making their mark in business, philanthropy, and in their communities.
Photo courtesy of Barton Mallow
September 19, 2017 | BD+C Staff
Lendlease, Suffolk Construction, and Clark Group top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s larg... read more
September 19, 2017 | USG Corporation
Hurricane recovery efforts expected to heighten concerns about labor scarcities in the south, whe... read more
The 1.5-million-sf Oceanwide Plaza, going up across the street from Staples Center and L.A. Live, will include a “lifestyle plaza,” 100 feet in the air, with 37,000 sf of outdoor amenity spaces. A 700-foot-long LED ribbon will wrap the plaza. And this mixed-use project will feature a 166,580-sf open-air retail galleria. CallisonRTKL provided the architectural design for the entire Oceanwide Plaza project (spatial design, floor plans, unit plans, layout, etc.) which encompasses all three towers and the retail galleria. CallisonRTKL also provided the interior design for both of the South Towers as well as TDS for the entire project. Studio Munge provided the interior finishes for the residences in the North Tower and interior design for the residential common areas and for the hotel in the North Tower.
September 13, 2017 | BD+C Staff
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., PCL Construction Enterprises, and Shawmut Design and Construc... read more
September 05, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor
Complimentary, building-wide WiFi is more or less a given for marketing purposes in the multifami... read more
Water Street Tampa's 18 buildings are being designed by mulitple architecturual and design firms. The 50-acre, 9-million-sf community is expected to attract 23,000 workers and residents to Tampa's downtown. Image: Strategic Property Partners. CLICK HERE TO ENLARGE IMAGE
August 30, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Nine architects, three interior designers, and nine contractors are involved in this $3 billion p... read more
Don Knabe Wellness Center and Plaza at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, Calif. The integrated team of McCarthy, Taylor Design, and SmithGroupJJR led the 12,000-sf wellness center construction project. Photo courtesy McCarthy
August 29, 2017 | BD+C Staff
Turner, McCarthy, and Skanska top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest healthcare sect... read more
Structure Tone's new WELL-certified New York City headquarters, 330 West 34th Street in Manhattan. Photo courtesy Structure Tone
August 24, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor
The costs ranged from 50 cents to $4 per sf, according to a ULI report.
AESS steel columns at Lee Hall III, Clemson University, designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners with McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Photo: Courtesy SOM / Scott Frances Photography
August 23, 2017 | C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor
Advances in R&D are fostering new forms of structural and aesthetic steel.
August 23, 2017 | AIA
“The July figures show the continuation of healthy trends in the construction sector of our econo... read more
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame test a hybrid concrete shear wall for seismic performance. The study was funded by the Charles Pankow Foundation and the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. Photo: Charles Pankow Foundation
August 16, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor
Charlie Pankow’s mandate was simple: Use research to create even better buildings.
AdPro Sports Training Center, Buffalo N.Y. Photo: Kimberly Smith Photography, courtesy LPCiminelli
August 11, 2017 | BD+C Staff
Jacobs, Kraus-Anderson, and Hill International are among the nation’s largest construction manage... read more
Photo courtesy Barton Malow
August 11, 2017 | BD+C Staff
Turner, Whiting-Turner, and AECOM top Building Design+Construction’s ranking of the nati... read more
Renderings courtesy Related Companies
August 09, 2017 | Related Companies
The 33-story tower will be positioned on the High Line with views of the Hudson River and downtow... read more
August 09, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor
Bike storage facilities and “bicycle kitchens” are among the most popular mobility amenities in m... read more
Rick Nelson, Senior Associate at MBH Architects, Alameda, Calif., demonstrates the proper installation of materials to MBH professionals as part of the firm‘s “Hands On University” field training program. Courtesy MBH Architects.
August 09, 2017 | BD+C Staff
The following is a list of advancements architecture and A/E firms underwent in 2016, as reported... read more
Miron Construction's “dream coach,” Eric Marcoe, tries to present a “mirror” to employees so they can see themselves clearer to achieve their ambitions. Image: Miron Construction
August 07, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Miron Construction’s “Dream Project” helps remove obstacles to self actualization.
August 04, 2017 | Brenda Radmacher, Partner, Gordon & Rees Scully Mansukhani
Practice, practice, practice, and understanding both sides of the deliberation are critical to su... read more
Rendering courtesy of SHoP
August 01, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The planned 82-story tower has stalled after completing just 20 stories.
July 27, 2017 | National Multifamily Housing Council
Despite some softness at the high end of the apartment market, demand for apartments will continu... read more
Spaces for games and game simulators top the list of recreation-related amenities in multifamily developments. Photo: Pixabay
July 27, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor
The number of developments providing space for physical therapy was somewhat surprising, accordin... read more
As building codes change, existing railings may need to be updated or replaced. Courtesy Hoffmann Architects
July 26, 2017 | John P. Graz, AIA, and Rachel C. Palisin, PE, LEED AP, Hoffmann Architects
Lacking familiarity with current requirements, some owners or managers complete a roof or balcony... read more
Courtesy Penn Medicine
July 13, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The pour created the foundation for the Foster + Partners-designed Pavilion on Penn Medicine’s Ca... read more
A slight majority of states (26, plus the District of Columbia) saw rental increases over the first six months of 2017, with the largest average percent changes coming in South Carolina (7.3%), Maine (7.3%), Vermont (7.2%), and Rhode Island (7.0%). Source: Abodo
July 12, 2017 | Abodo
The most notable rental increases are in growing markets in the South and Southwest: New Orleans,... read more
July 12, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director
Engineering firms such as Arup, Glumac, and Thornton Tomasetti are leveraging their in-house expe... read more
The Maxwell in Arlington, Va. Photo: Sam Kittner
July 12, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor
Zen meditation gardens, bocce courts, saltwater pools, and free drinks highlight the niceties at... read more
Courtesy Balfour Beatty
July 06, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The new paper also makes 10 predictions for the industry in 2050.
Paul Matt, Chairman of MATT Construction, was involving in more than 450 buildings during a career that lasted 67 years. Image: MATT Construction
July 06, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
His construction career spanned seven decades.
Sean Parham, VP of Product Marketing and Management with Aditazz Photo: Adam Grubb
July 06, 2017 | BD+C Staff
BD+C’s inaugural AEC innovation conference, Accelerate Live! (May 11, Chicago), featured... read more
June 19, 2017 | Brenda Radmacher, Partner, Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman
Logical and well-planned steps to effective negotiation.