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When it comes down to it, all buildings have things in common: the need for great design, engineering, construction, and management, when the structure is completed. Harmonizing those elements is a skill that translates to any building project you might have on your hands.

The Providence Public Library is now sporting a revamped wing, auditorium, and special collections area that encompasses tens of thousands of books, manuscripts, photos, and other artifacts. Photos: Anton Grassl

September 25, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The $25 million project adds light and collaborative space to a 67-year-old wing.

Residence Inn in downtown Glendale, Calif., which R.D. Olson Development and Construction is building, includes a pedestrian paseo that will connect the hotel to a nearby movie theater complex. Its Spanish Colonial Revival style complements the aesthetics of nearby buildings. Image: courtesy of WATG Strategy, The Evolution of Lifestyle Select-Service Hotels.

September 22, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new WATG Strategy white paper examines the design characteristics of the blending.

2019 AIA/HUD Secretary's Award recipient, Anchor Place, Long Beach, California. Photo: Panic Studio LA

September 22, 2020 | AIA

Each year, the AIA and HUD partner to celebrate projects that demonstrate affordable, accessibl...

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Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library at night

All renderings courtesy Snøhetta

September 22, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is located in Medora, N.D.

Infection control measures for airport terminals

Gensler’s solution for infection control in airports relies on a combination of actions that begin with prescreening passengers as they enter the building. Technology will help keep passengers moving, and, when stationary, distanced from fellow travelers. Illustration: Gensler

     

September 18, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor 

More automation and scanning, of people and baggage, will help unclog airports. 

2019 AIA/ALA Library Building Award Recipient Louisville Free Public Library South Central Regional Library. Photo: Brandon Stengel

September 18, 2020 | AIA

2020 AIA/ALA Library Building Award recipients must demonstrate design achievement, including a...

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Wings clipped, airports veer to tech to regain passenger trust

This rendering illustrates CallisonRTKL’s biophilic design for the Guadalajara Airport in Mexico. Passenger well-being is a key driver of that design, which also facilitates touchless processing from curb to gate. Rendering: CallisonRTKL

   

September 18, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Alternative project delivery methods are also being considered.

The new Innovation Center at Port San Antonio is seen locally as a critical addtion to this tech campus. Renderings: Port of San Antonio/RVK Architects

September 18, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The facility will include a 2,500-seat arena and serve as new home for the city’s S&T museu...

Rendering of the completed Sagrada Familia 

Rendering of the completed Sagrada Familia 

September 17, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project has been under construction since 1882.

The Weekly show: Breaking the rules of retail, and the Household Model for assisted living facilities
September 17, 2020 | BD+C STAFF

This week on The Weekly, BD+C editors spoke with leaders from CallisonRTKL, MBH Architects, and...

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8 (more) noteworthy multifamily projects to debut in 2020  Argyle Gardens Portland, Ore.

Argyle Gardens provides 72 units of affordable housing for formerly homeless individuals and low-income residents of Portland, Ore. Photo: PortlandDrone

   

September 16, 2020 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EDITOR, MULTIFAMILY DESIGN+CONSTRUCTION

An office-to-apartment conversion in Clearwater, Fla., and a modular affordable housing communi...

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The new Health Science Education Center is designed and built to promote student-faculty interaction and training. Image: Peter Seiger

September 16, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Health Sciences Education Center includes two floors for simulation and immersive training....

Cairo Hospital aerial

All renderings courtesy Foster + Partners

September 16, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project focuses on natural light, greenery, and views of the outside.

September 15, 2020 | Anne Chen, AIA, LEED AP & Marcene Kinney, AIA, LEED AP

The world of information and student populations are constantly evolving. Academic libraries ca...

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Salah Hassan, Hoor Al Qasimi, and Sir David Adjaye

Left: Salah M. Hassan. Courtesy of Cornell University. Photo by Jason Koski. Centre: Hoor Al Qasimi. Photo by Sebastian Böttcher. Right: Sir David Adjaye OBE, Founder of Adjaye Associates © Chris Schwagga.

September 15, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The campus design will be unveiled on Oct. 8.

REI outdoor space with open garage doors

Courtesy NBBJ

September 15, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Site developer Wright Runstad & Company and Shorenstein Properties also purchased an undeve...

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Springs at Cooley Station rendering

Courtesy Continental Properties

September 14, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Continental Properties is the project owner.

The 85,000-sf Integrated Engineering Research Center is the most important new structure on the campus of Fermilab since Wilson Hall opened almost 50 years ago. Images: Perkins and Will

September 14, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Lots of natural light and hybrid labs will distinguish the new Integrated Engineering Research...

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DMU new campus

All renderings courtesy DMU

September 10, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

RDG Planning & Design is the design firm.

COVID-19: How are you doing?

Photo: Pixabay

   

September 10, 2020 | Robert Cassidy, Editor, MFDC 

Multifamily seems to be one sector in the construction industry that’s holding its own during t...

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The Weekly show: Curtis Fentress, FAIA, on airport design, and how P3s are keeping university projects alive
September 10, 2020 | BD+C STAFF

The September 10 episode of BD+C's "The Weekly" is available for viewing on demand.

Electric vehicle charging station in an apartment complex.

Electric vehicle charging station in an apartment complex: just tap to start the charging process. Photos: ChargePoint

September 10, 2020 |

EV charging webinar (9/16) to feature Bozzuto Development, The Irvine Company, RCLCO, and Charg...

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William J. Hybl Sports Medicine and Performance Center exterior

All photos courtesy HOK

September 08, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

HOK and RTA designed the project.

Two Legacy West Concept. Plano, Texas

September 04, 2020 | Darrel Fullbright, Duncan Lyons

When the dust settles, the office is going to look and feel like a different place than the one...

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8 noteworthy multifamily projects to open in 2020

Denizen Bushwick features 911 apartments, 15 mega-murals, and 100,000 sf of outdoor space. Photo: Eric Lagnier

   

September 02, 2020 | Robert Cassidy, Editor, Multifamily Design+Construction

Brooklyn's latest mega-development, Denizen Bushwick, and Related California’s apartment tower...

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Home Street Residences exterior

All photos: Erik Rank

September 02, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Body Lawson Associates designed the project.

Courtesy UNCC.

September 02, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Woolpert provided design and engineering upgrades for the project.

6 must reads for the AEC industry today: September 1, 2020
September 01, 2020 | BD+C EDITORS

Co-working developers pivot to survive the pandemic, and the rise of inquiry-based learning in...

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The rise of inquiry-based learning in K-12 communities, designed by DLR Group, photo by Tom Reich

Canyon View High School in Waddell, Ariz., designed by DLR Group. Photo by Craig Randock, courtesy DLR Group

   

September 01, 2020 | Emily Froese, K-12 Educational Planner, DLR Group

Inquiry-based education offers a methodology that does not rely solely on the educator being th...

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Loyola University Seville integrated campus

Photo courtesy luis vidal + architects

August 31, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

luis vidal + architects designed the project.

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