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.
Barrier Free Living facility exterior in Manhattan

Rendering courtesy JCJ Architecture

December 06, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The non-profit’s new facility will provide housing and support services for survivors of domestic...

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Cutaway rendering of the lower floor of the Thrive Rec Center under construction in Lewisville, Texas, show how the building breaks down into three sections: fitness, water, and community. Image: Barker Rinker Seacat, courtesy of the city of Lewisville, Texas

December 06, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Taxpayers and other investors accept the economic and social value in these complexes.

| December 05, 2018 | Unilock

Hubbard Place is a 44-story, 450-unit apartment community in Chicago’s River North neighborhood,...

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Aerial rendering of Oakland A's new stadium, designed by BIG

Rendering courtesy BIG

December 04, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The team will also redevelop the Coliseum site.

Tech startups are vying for rent-free office space, with access to full amenities, for 24 consecutive months on the 3rd and 4th floors of Wells Fargo Center in downtown Los Angeles, which is also in the process of making its massive atrium more attractive to workers in the building and the surrounding neighborhood. Image: Brookfield Office Properties

December 04, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This is part of a larger campaign to burnish the image of L.A.’s Wells Fargo Center. 

Avera eCARE, the telehealth program of Avera Health, operates a 34,000-sf virtual hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D., as well as satellites in three other states. The program handles up to 18,000 patient ”visits” in a typical month. Image: Avera Health

November 30, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Guidelines emphasize maintaining human interaction.  

Gran Destino exterior at night

All renderings courtesy Disney

November 29, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Reservations for Gran Destino Tower began on Nov. 27.

Nautical theme at Salah Foundation Children's Hospital

Courtesy Salah Foundation Children's Hospital

November 28, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Skanska USA built the project.

Esports Stadium Arlington Exterior

All renderings courtesy Populous

November 27, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Populous designed the venue.

Yarn Works interior

The $24.2 million Yarn Works renovation provided 29 one-bedroom, 58 two-bedroom, and nine three-bedroom apartments. Photo: © Andy Ryan

November 26, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

111-year-old mill becomes a mixed-income multifamily community.

Dana Hall renovation and reconstruction

Rendering courtesy Leers Weinzapfel Associates

November 26, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Leers Weinzapfel Associates designed the project.

The 41-story Ko'ula residential tower is part of a 60-acre waterfront redevelopment in downtown Honolulu. Image: The Howard Hughes Corporation

November 20, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Studio Gang pays homage to sugarcane plants that were once prevalent in this area.

Aerial view of 76&Park

Photo: Laurian Ghinitoiu

November 14, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building spans 270,000 sf.

Ryan Companies, Cadence Living and an affiliate of Starwood Captual recently announced a new 135-unit senior living community, Accoya Scottsdale Troon in Arizona, whose construction should be completed by mid 2020. A new report by Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies finds that seniors will have a hard time affording housing in the future. Image: Ryan Companies.

November 14, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The study foresees a significant segment of seniors struggling to buy or rent on their own or wit...

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Photo: John Gillespie, flickr

November 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Both cities are on the East Coast.

The interior of the redesigned Container Store

Courtesy The Container Store

November 08, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The next-gen prototype is located in Dallas, Texas.

A new study of nine schools in Washington D.C. corroborates recent research finding that modernization creates more satisfactory places for students and faculty. Image: Perkins Eastman, Investing in our Futures: How School Modernization Impacts Indoor Environmental Quality and Occupants.

November 05, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new paper reports on a recent study of nine schools in Washington DC that gauged occupants’ per...

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A rendering of the South Lake Union citizenM hotel in Seattle, that is being assembled with 228 steel-framed modules produced in Poland. Image: Courtesy of Mortenson

October 31, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Projects in several cities are in various stages of development.

Image by Dave Burk

October 31, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

WeWork is designed to help children learn through introspection, exploration, and discovery.

Mexico City AIrport

Courtesy Foster + Partners

October 31, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project was set to cost $13.3 billion.

SkyRise Miami is being positioned as a vertical theme park with a number of extreme rides and stunning vistas. Image: Berkowitz Development Group

October 30, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

SkyRise Miami to offer some hair-raising attractions.

OAH outpatient surgical center
October 30, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

MBH ARCHITECTURE is the architect for the project.

The 95,000-sf VA San Jose Community-Based Outpatient Clinic

The 95,000-sf VA San Jose Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, which opens officially this fall, has a modular floor plan that separates patient and staff corridors to create a more tranquil environment. Photo: Hoefer Wysocki.

October 29, 2018 | John Caulfield, Associate Editor

The Department of Veterans Affairs is making efforts to improve its construction management and a...

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uCity Square, an innovation center in Philadelphia, has ambitious growth plans for the next decade. Image: University City Science Center

October 25, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This innovation center has several office, lab, and residential buildings in the works.

Courtesy Merriman Anderson/Architects

October 25, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Merriman Anderson/Architects was the architect for the project.

Stantec conference room

Courtesy Stantec

October 25, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Stantec worked with Ankrom-Moisan Architects on the design.

October 24, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The San Antonio City Council voted 9-2 in favor of the makeover.

The Metro
October 23, 2018 | Rob Cassidy, Executive Editor

Developers and their project teams are recognizing the value of walkability, convenient neighborh...

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Aerial view of APDesign

Photo: Timothy Hursley

October 23, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Kansas State University’s new College of Architecture Planning and Design places students at the...

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Under its new contract with the U.S. Navy Facilities Engineering Command, a WSP-HKS joint venture has been assigned seven projects. Courtesy HKS.

October 22, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The contract is not exclusive to the two firms, but it lets NAVFAC assign certain projects to the...

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