Building Types

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.

A large dune will protect Cinnamon Shore South, a 300-acre subdivision in Port Aransas, Texas, that is one of several mixed-used projects under construction there. Images: Sea Oats Group

October 17, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Three mixed-use communities in Port Aransas are expanding.

25 Kent exteior

Photos: Ty Cole

October 17, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Hollwich Kushner, with Gensler as design development architects, designed the building.

Covenant House Lobby

ALl renderings courtesy FXCollaborative

October 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

FXCollaborative designed the building.

A new study wonders how many retiring adults will be able to afford housing.

A new study wonders how many retiring adults will be able to afford housing.

  

October 16, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies focuses on growing income disparities among people 50...

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Spaces workstations

All images courtesy Skender

October 15, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

It is the third ‘Spaces’ location in Chicago.

Xiqu Center entryway

All photos: David Lloyd, Courtesy SWA

October 14, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Xiqu Center is the first venue in the world designed for classical Chinese Opera.

Eleven multifamily development top tier

All renderings: Paperfarm

October 14, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

RAMSA designed the project.

Video surveillance camera at apartment community

Video surveillance cameras can enhance security at apartment and condominium communities, but they're not the total solution, according to security consultant Michael Silva, CPP. Photo: radionyx/stock.adobe.com

 

October 11, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Editor, Multifamily Design+Construction

“Cameras can be part of a security program, but they’re not the security solution itself.” That’s...

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Chase Center Spiral Staircase

All photos: David Lloyd

   

October 10, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Chase Center is the new home of the Golden State Warriors.

Exterior of Hollows Quad

Photos: Jonathan Black

October 10, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

William Rawn Architects designed the project.

The Cathedral aerial view

All renderings courtesy Populous

October 08, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The stadium is designed to be the most sustainable in Europe.

Rolex USA Headquarters Ground floor store

Renderings courtesy David Chipperfield Architects

October 08, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will replace the existing building that has been occupied by Rolex since the 1970s....

Nest LivingHomes concept

Renderings courtesy Plant Prefab

October 07, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

It is Plant Prefab’s first multifamily system.

Max and Debra Ernst Heart Center, Beaumont Hospital, Michigan, Heart failure clinics

Heart failure clinics, like the one that just opened at Beaumont Hospital in Michigan, are helping to reduce fatalities causes by heart disease. Images: HED

   

October 04, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

An example of this building trend recently opened at Beaumont Hospital near Ann Arbor, Mich.

Top Convention Center Contractors Firms Clark - Miami Beach Convention Center Expansion & Renovation

Miami Beach Convention Center Expansion & Renovation. Photo courtesy Clark Group

   

October 03, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Lendlease, Turner, Clark, and Webcor top the rankings of the nation's largest convention center s...

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Moscone Center Expansion 2 Cesar Rubio, courtesy Webcor Top Convention Center Engineering Firms

Moscone Center Expansion. Photo: Cesar Rubio, courtesy Webcor

  

October 03, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, MKA, Walker Consultants, ESD, and AECOM head the rankings of the nation's largest convent...

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Moscone Center Expansion. Photo: Cesar Rubio, courtesy Webcor

   

October 03, 2019 | BD+C Staff

LMN Architects, Gensler, Populous, Fentress Architects, and Moody Nolan top the rankings of the n...

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Washington State Convention Center, designed by LMN Architects 2019 Convention Center Sector Giants Report: Events facilities serve as urban ambassadors

A glass-enclosed stair along Pine Street in Seattle articulates the design vision behind the 1.5 million-sf addition to the Washington State Convention Center—to serve as a catalyst for reconnecting the city’s vibrant urban core neighborhoods with the convention center activity. The project, designed by LMN Architects, is scheduled to be completed in 2021. Rendering: LMN Architects

   

October 03, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Convention centers focus on providing a more complete user experience for attendees. This and mor...

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Top Cultural Sector Construction Firms for 2019 MilwaukeeLibrary3

Milwaukee Public Library Mitchell Street Branch, designed by HGA. The library was created from the former Hills Department Store originally built in 1919. Photo courtesy HGA

   

October 03, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Whiting-Turner, Turner, PCL, Clark Group, and Gilbane top the rankings of the nation's largest cu...

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Top Cultural Sector Engineering Firms for 2019 Sunset-Park-Library-Updated-Rendering

The Sunset Park Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, designed by Magnusson Architecture and Planning, comprises eight stories and 21,000 sf. The library encompasses the first two and a half floors of the building, while the remaining five and a half floors house 50 affordable residences for qualified low-income occupants. Rendering courtesy Magnusson Architecture and Planning

    

October 03, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Arup, EXP, BRPH, and Thornton Tomasetti head the rankings of the nation's largest cultura...

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Top Cultural Sector Architecture Firms FOR 2019 MilwaukeeLibrary1_use

The HGA-designed Mitchell Street Branch of the Milwaukee Public Library was created from the former Hills Department Store originally built in 1919. Photo: Courtesy HGA

    

October 03, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Populous, DLR Group, Stantec, and Perkins and Will top the rankings of the nation's larg...

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2019 Cultural Facilities Giants Report Macalester_University

Macalester College’s new Theater, Dance, and Classroom building in St. Paul, Minn., designed by HGA, includes a flexible performance space that allows for different seating and performance configurations. Photo: Courtesy HGA

   

October 03, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor 

The future of libraries is less about being quiet and more about hands-on learning and face-to-fa...

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50 Penn affordable apartments and grocery store

Renderings courtesy Dattner Architects

October 03, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Dattner Architects is designed the project.

Charles Library Exterior main entrance

All photos courtesy Stantec

October 02, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project was designed by Stantec and Snøhetta.

Medical offices are filling space vacated by retail, Rosedale Center in Minnesota's Twin Cities

A rendering of an expanded Rosedale Center in Minnesota's Twin Cities, which when completed will include a medical office building. Image: Rosedale Center

October 01, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Healthcare developers and providers like the locations, traffic, and parking these spaces offer....

Fortress esports stage

All renderings courtesy Populous

September 30, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Populous designed the project.

UMass Amherst worcester commons sidewalk view

All renderings courtesy Perry Dean Rogers.

September 30, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Shawmut, in partnership with Perry Dean Rogers and Connor Architecture, are designing the project...

hunters point library at day

© Paul Warchol

September 26, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Steven Holl Architects designed the building.

Catalyst exterior

All renderings courtesy Katerra

September 25, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Katerra is the design builder for the project with Michael Green Architecture as the design archi...

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North pole igloo hotel and northern lights

Courtesy Luxury Action

September 24, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Luxury Action, a private travel company, is behind the project.

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