The Next Chapter For 147-Year-Old Shepley Bulfinch

Boston-based architecture, planning, and interior design firm Shepley Bulfinch recently named Angela Watson, FAIA, as its President and CEO. Watson sat down with BD+C's John Caulfield to discuss her strategic plan, which emphasizes perspective and collaboration.

Building Team | Dec 14, 2016

Hackathons set the stage at events for women in AEC and BD+C Under-40s

Popular among engineers, hackathons are forums that encourage “constructive collision” by bringing people into a room, letting them self-organize around common interests and goals, and having them work together in groups over two or three consecutive days to devise workable inventions that fill identifiable needs. 

Building Team | Dec 14, 2016

Will Trump-led America be a boon or bust for U.S. AEC firms?

Regardless of which side of the aisle you stand on, election night was a jaw-dropping moment. 

Building Team | Dec 8, 2016

The NYC Public Design Commission recognizes 12 projects with its 2016 Excellence in Design Award

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

Building Team | Dec 2, 2016

Alexandria Real Estate Equities becomes first real estate investment trust to be named a First-in-Class Fitwel Champion

Fitwel building certification was developed to foster positive impacts on building occupant health and productivity through improvements to workplace design and policies.

Building Team | Nov 15, 2016

Major architecture firms are flocking to Dubai’s Design District

Three more major firms are making a permanent home in Dubai.

Architects | Nov 11, 2016

Six finalists selected for London’s Illuminated River competition

The competition is searching for the best design for lighting the bridges of central London.

Building Team | Gensler Nov 7, 2016

Taking cues from nature: How biomimicry can drive ROI for hoteliers

Biomimicry takes inspiration from nature’s form, processes, and ecosystems to solve human problems. This design method, which incorporates lessons learned from nature, can constantly morph in response to new challenges in our environments, writes Gensler's Lorraine Francis.

Building Team | Nov 2, 2016

AIA 'I Look Up Film Challenge' People's Choice Award revealed

Top films address accessibility for the disabled, 18th century urban planning, and a recycling facility that does more than repurpose material.

Building Team | Oct 31, 2016

The world’s 100 tallest buildings: Who owns and has developed the most?

All but four owners/developers on the list are located in the United Arab Emirates, China, or Hong Kong.

Architects | Oct 24, 2016

Winners of the 2016 AAP American Architecture Prize announced

The AAP recognizes the most outstanding architecture worldwide across three disciplines: architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture.

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