This year’s analysis draws from 2,800 projects.
Efficient supply chains enable companies to be more competitive in the marketplace.
The estimate of total losses in 2017 from major natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey are at $306 billion, which shattered the previous record of $215 billion. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.
Tax reform implications and rebuilding from natural disasters are among the reasons AIA’s Chief E...read more
The commercial office and retail sectors will lead the way in 2018, with a strong bounce back for...read more
Measuring 33 inches wide, the delivery robots can travel on sidewalks and can carry payloads weighing up to 77 lbs. Photo courtesy thyssenkrupp
“With driverless delivery robots, we could fill a gap and get spare parts from our warehouses to...read more
The average price for one-bedroom units increased the most.
Dallas, Houston, and New York lead the way, with more than 460 hotel projects in the works.
The Architecture Billings Index concluded the year in positive terrain, with the December reading...read more
The project received official approval to use exposed mass timber in the top seven stories of the 19-story building. Renderings: PortLiving
The 232-foot-tall Terrace House luxury condo development will be the tallest hybrid wood structur...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
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Multifamily housing and senior living developments head the list of the hottest sectors heading i...read more
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
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...
The Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Photo: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla
Burns & McDonnell, AECOM, and Mason & Hanger Group top BD+C’s ranking of the nat...read more
Colorado State University's 121,600-sf Behavioral Sciences Building in Fort Collins is one of the many higher education projects that Bennett Wagner Grody has worked on. Image: BWG
Future mergers could be in the offing.
AECOM, Fluor, and CRB top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest industrial sector engin...read more
WSP, AECOM, and Arup top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest green sector engineering...read more
WSP, Walter P Moore, and ME Engineers top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest sports...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?
Photo: Wright Heerema Architects
AECOM, WSP, and Thornton Tomasetti top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest office sec...read more
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.
Engineers with Glumac look to bring an increased level of comfortable to office workers, with the development of G Cloud. This personal environmental control platform incorporates radiant cooling, acoustics absorption, direct/indirect lighting, and a white noise system—all fixed above a single workstation. Courtesy Glumac
Here’s a recap of the noteworthy innovations reported by engineering and E/A firms as part of...read more
Syska Hennessy Group, AECOM, and Morrison Hershfield top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s...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.
Waunakee Intermediate School Library, Photo: EUA
AECOM, IMEG/KJWW/TTG, and STV top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest K-12 sector eng...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