Designers

Designers

Package center at The Frasier, Arlington, Va., designed by KTGY Architecture, comes with its own trashcan plus tabletop. Photo: courtesy KTGY Architecture

April 26, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Package delivery centers provide order and security for the mountains of parcels piling up at apa...

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“L” apartments, Logan Square

Photos: Jorge Gera/Luxury Living Chicago (above); Property Markets Group (below)

April 26, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Chicago’s newest multifamily development features an iconic CTA car on its amenity deck. 

As the population ages, designers of commercial and multifamily applications are incorporating new solutions to meet those demands. Ergonomics can be an integral part of design, manufacturing, and use. Nowhere is this more critical than in bathroom design.

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Courtesy Chicago Architecture Foundation

April 24, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Launched with a Kickstarter campaign, the Chicago Architecture Foundation aims to get No Smal...

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The site of the future project. Photo courtesy of Sigurjon Gudjonsson, NYC DOT 

April 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The winning team will have $900,000 to design and implement their proposal.

The location of six of the Frank Gehry buildings included in Voyager's Frank Gehry Architecture tour. Courtesy Google Earth.

April 19, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Google Earth’s new ‘Voyager’ feature allows people to take interactive guided tours.

The plant wall is by CASE and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Courtesy SOM/©Albert Vecerka|Esto. 

April 17, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Façades that would make Dr. Seuss smile, living walls, and exterior wall space that doubles as ga...

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The 14,000-sf Shift center, Chicago, focuses on enhancing clients’ physical performance by encouraging better health and nutrition habits. Courtesy Shift

April 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new medical facility in Chicago focuses on sustaining its customers’ human performance.

The Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles. A. Zahner fabricated the 308 stainless steel ribbons using its patented ZEPPS process. Photo: ©A. Zahner Co. 

April 11, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Three firms that specialize in façades that curve, twist, and turn see themselves as artisans of...

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April 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The movie takes a slightly darker tone than previous projects chronicling the starchitect’s rise...

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PlanIt Impact's cloud-based platform is helping CB Properties and Milhaus Development plan a $24.3 million mixed-use building on 27th and Troost Streets in Kansas City, which will include 182 market-rate apartments and 12,000 sf of commercial space. The developers are using this platform to better understand operational costs so tenant occupancy would be more affordable. Image; Planit Impact

April 05, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

PlanIt Impact's sustainability scoring is based on myriad government and research data.

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

April 04, 2017 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's inaugural AEC innovation conference, May 11 in Chicago, will feature 19 AEC profe...

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Lamar Station Classroom for Urban Farming, Lakewood, Colo. Photo: Jesse Kuroiwa

 

April 03, 2017 | AISC + BD+C Staff

The annual awards program, sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction, honors the...

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The 18-story, 350-room Hotel Indigo in downtown Los Angeles, which opens in June, will feature a grand lobby space with a playful design aesthetic that harkens back to the city's storied past, with references to a budding movie industry and the 1920s. Hirsch Bedner Associates designed the hotel. Image: Hotel Indigo 

March 09, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

HKS and HBA even see a demand for hotels catering to “agritourism.” 

Denver International Airport (DEN) Hotel and Transit Center. Photo courtesy of Gensler.

February 16, 2017 | BD+C Staff and Gensler

Gensler examines how design will shape the human experience in the next year and beyond.

February 01, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Abstract: The Art of Design will delve into the artistic processes of various influentia...

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Designer: Leslie Lamarre, CKD, CID, TRG Architecture + Interior Design. Photo: Bernard Andre

January 23, 2017 |

Among the NKBA’s top 2017 bathroom trends are ceramic tile flooring, an increase in white fixture...

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Designer: Nar Bustamante, Nar Fine Carpentry. Photo: Fred Donham.

January 23, 2017 | BD+C Staff and NKBA

Among the NKBA’s top 2017 kitchen trends are two-toned colored kitchens, an increase in technolog...

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Photo: Pixabay

January 03, 2017 | BD+C Staff

If your firm is not converting at least a third of project proposals when competing for new work,...

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The High Line Park Passage and Spur

December 08, 2016 | NYC Public Design Commission

2016 marked the 34th year the Public Design Commission has handed out its Excellence in Design Aw...

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Pixabay Public Domain

December 02, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Fitwel building certification was developed to foster positive impacts on building occupant healt...

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October 24, 2016 | AAP

The AAP recognizes the most outstanding architecture worldwide across three disciplines: architec...

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Image courtesy of cuningham group architecture Inc.

October 21, 2016 | AIA

The program honors projects that highlight collaboration between design and construction teams to...

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Photo: Chuck Choi

October 21, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The pavilion uses sound to represent the movement of the International Space Station and 19 earth...

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Courtesy of Perkins+Will

October 20, 2016 | Ken Higa and Josh Vel

Planning for places that foster effective innovation is still an emerging process, but the consta...

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October 13, 2016 | AIA Dallas

Six Texas-based projects lauded for design excellence.

Pixabay Public Domain

October 12, 2016 | Perkins Eastman + EwingCole

The survey’s findings, combined with input from the EDRA conference, informed the content produce...

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Photo courtesy of Sasaki Associates

October 11, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

“Fail” is no longer a dirty four-letter word: for maker culture, it has become a crucial stop alo...

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Photo courtesy of Studio Vieta

September 30, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Architect Ignas Lukaskas worked in conjunction with Vieta and the Vilnius Street Art festival to...

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NASA Public Domain

September 29, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

3D printed domes and inflatable living spaces are just some of the ideas for how to create habita...

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Pixabay Public Domain

September 26, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Leo A Daly, Brasfield & Gorrie, Layton Construction, and AECOM top Building Design+C...

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