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.

With sweeping views to the north and east, allowing sightlines into St. Louis's Downtown West District neighborhood, a proposed MLS soccer stadium for the city could be the next anchor in its ongoing downtown revitalization. All renderings courtesy HOK and Snow Kreilich

April 24, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

Plans capitalize on league’s plans to expand.

The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign's new centrally located SOM facility will celebrate and enhance connections between engineering and construction. That focus, and the open-learning approach of the structure which will be completed in 2021, relect changes in the AEC industry. All renderings: Smilodon

April 24, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Campus Instructional Facility will celebrate and foste...

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The Residences at Edison Lofts

Inset, Edison with a Type A4 Edison cell, the nickel-iron alkaline storage battery produced at his factory in West Orange, N.J. Left, The Residences at Edison Lofts: 279 reconstructed apartments and 21 penthouse rentals, plus 34 new-construction units, a parking garage, and retail space. Photo: Prism Capital Partners

April 23, 2019 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor

America’s greatest inventor would have appreciated this project team’s ingenuity and persistence....

April 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

It will be the first citizenM hotel in California.

All Photos: Chuck Choi

April 22, 2019 | David Malone, Assocaite Editor

Ann Beha Architects designed the building.

Renderings: Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

April 19, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

Brutalist structure to be softened with redesign by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects.

All renderings courtesy Perkins+Will

April 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Perkins+Will is designing the building.

All photos courtesy Harvard Jolly

April 17, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Harvard Jolly designed the building.

Multifamily rentals are still alive and kickin’

Multifamily housing starts should hit 379,000 units this year. That’s 2% down from 2018’s 386,000, but well ahead of the average for multifamily starts from 2000 to 2007. Photo: Pexels

April 16, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Editor, Multifamily Design+Construction

Apartments are being built, and in goodly number. But not enough of it is affordable.

Photo: Max Touhey

April 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Bjarke Ingels Group designed the facility.

It’s official: China opens first green hospital, designed by HMC Architects

With an eye-catching, sustainable design, Shunde Hospital aims to be the vanguard of a nationwide system of energy efficient, cutting edge teaching hospitals throughout China. The complex of buildings dominates the city of Shunde. Photo: David Wakely, courtesy HMC Architects

April 15, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

Shunde Hospital of Southern Medical University is the official pilot green hospital for developme...

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The 10,000-person capacity Las Vegas Ballpark is located in the heart of suburban Summerlin, Nev., with a population of more than 100,000. Image: Howard Hughes Corporation

April 12, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Developer Howard Hughes views the stadium as an essential piece to this master-planned community’...

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All Photos: Nigel Young / Foster + Partners

April 12, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Foster + Partners designed the facility.

NYC officials partner with nonprofit to build modular affordable housing

Renderings: Think! Architecture and Design

April 12, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

Thorobird and BACDYS partner with Brooklyn’s FullStack Modular on project.

All photos courtesy of Magnusson Architecture + Planning

April 11, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Magnusson Architecture + Planning designed the building.

Hilton's 'canopy' lifestyle brand hotel opens in Minneapolis' Mill District

Photos: Kruger Images, courtesy DLR Group 

April 10, 2019 | By Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

The project involved converting a 1904 industrial building.

BU data sciences building

All renderings courtesy KPMB

April 09, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KPMB Architects is designing the project.

Priced to sell: DUMBO condo development offers starter units in luxury setting

Rendering: Craft

April 08, 2019 | By Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

Designed by ODA New York, 98 Front Street will be loaded with amenities like a salt water pool, c...

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Flight in Denver Colorado

All images courtesy Dynia Architects

April 08, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Dynia Architects designed the building.

April 05, 2019 | By Carlos Trevino, Project Manager, Andres Construction Services, Dallas

The 18-story Corrigan Tower in the Dallas’s historic downtown district is now a thriving 150-unit...

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Photo: MSR Design

April 04, 2019 | AIA

The AIA/ALA Library Building Award is the only award that recognizes entire library structures an...

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All renderings courtesy HKS Architects

April 04, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The stadium will be the cornerstone of the Texas Live! Development.

April 03, 2019 | Yardi Matrix

A survey of 127 major U.S. real estate markets by Yardi Matrix shows no signs of slowing for mult...

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A rendering of a 101,627-sf medical clinic replacement building in Fort Knox, Ky., which CallisonRTKL designed and Mortenson is building. Construction should be completed in spring 2021. A new study conducted by Mortenson finds that technology-abetted virtual care could become more prevalent in the future. Image: Mortenson

April 03, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Mortenson’s latest study finds that Millennials’ inclinations toward technological solutions are...

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Courtesy HKS Architects

April 03, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

HKS Architects designed the addition.

April 03, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new complex offers easy access to I-26.

All images courtesy Chef's Table

April 02, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

dwp designed the restaurant.

Denning House exterior

Courtesy of Ennead Architects, ©2018 Tim Griffith. All rights reserved

April 02, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Ennead Architects designed the building.

A star-shaped oculus is a focal point of Studio ORD's winning design proposal for O'Hare Airport's expansion. Image: Studio ORD

April 01, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Studio ORD, which includes Chicago-based Studio Gang, is chosen from five finalists.

March 29, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Francis Cauffman Architects (FCA) designed the adaptive reuse project.

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