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.
Hevener Football Center entry

Renderings courtesy HOK

December 12, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The facility will be named after longtime donor to the University of Florida and the University A...

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8 noteworthy multifamily projects to open in late 2019

Coronel Apartments, East Hollywood, Calif., designed by  KFA Architects and built by Westport Construction. Photo courtesy KFA Architects


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

From a prefab high-rise in Denver to a seaside village in Oxnard, Calif., these projects highligh...

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727 West Madison, Chicago, designed by FitzGerald Associates Architects with interiors by Morgante Wilson Architects for Fifield Cos. and F&F Realty.

December 09, 2019 |
Student Housing ProCONNECT event draws developers, contractors, architects, and building product manufacturers to Denver

The Student Housing ProCONNECT event took place on November 10-12, 2019, in Denver.


December 09, 2019 | BD+C Staff

2½-day event connects attendees with vendors—and each other.

Livingston Place at Southern, Washington, DC

Livingston Place at Southern, in the District of Columbia, is reserved for seniors age 60 and above who require assistance with two or more activities of daily living.

December 06, 2019 |

Florence, Italy's city leaders have approved the sale of land for a new soccer stadium, which one achitect's design proposal envisions in the shape of a stone, with cladding that matches the local team's colors. Images: Pierattelli Architetture

December 06, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The owner of Fiorentina, the soccer team, wants to move into a new facility by 2023.

Aerial view of Adohi Hall

All photos: Modus Studio

December 06, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A design collaborative led by Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Modus Studio, Mackey Mitchell Architec...

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The Innovation Academy in Alpharetta, Ga., will be set up to prepare high school students to become leaders in a knowledge economy. Images: Cooper Carry

December 05, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor  

The design firm Cooper Carry combined three of its practice studios to collaborate on this projec...

Front entrance of the Galactic Starcruiser hotel

All renderings courtesy Disney.

December 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The immersive hotel will be the company’s newest Star Wars experience.

9 tips on creating places of respite and reflection

A drone image of Civita recreation center shows pools, spas, multiple seating areas, fire pits, shade structures, and natural walls dividing spaces designed by landscape architect Lifescapes International. Civita is a master planned community built from a former sand and gravel quarry in San Diego. Bassenian Lagoni was the architect for the 8,720-sf clubhouse. Photo: Harrison Photographic 


December 04, 2019 | Pat Curry, Contributing Editor

We talked to six veteran landscape architects about how to incorporate gardens and quiet spaces i...

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Lanternen aerial

All renderings courtesy Snøhetta

December 04, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project’s design was developed with WERK Arkitekter.

Kisawa Resort Aerial

All renderings courtesy Kisawa Resort.

December 02, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The bungalows will be spread across 300-hectares of private beach, forest, and sand dunes.

Theatre Row, the five-theater Off-Broadway complex, recently underwent an extensive renovation as part of a larger reimagining of the complex’s role in New York City's nonprofit theater community. Marta Sanders of Architecture Outfit designed the renovation, which was unveiled last summer. Image:

December 01, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new study identifies the challenges these theaters face, and offers possible solutions that inc...

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A new Medical Innovation Building will open in Grand Rapids, Mich., in two years, adding to that city's research capabilities. Photos: Rockford Construction

November 26, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Michigan State University is part of a development team for a new life sciences building.

Vitality eSports gaming setup with computers

All photos courtesy HKS

November 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The facility is meant to draw in more than just eSports fans.

Company to celebrate 55 years in storage and organization with a visit by celebrity guest Anthony Carrino.

MasterSuite, one of ClosetMaid’s best-known product lines, offers a premium range of textured wood styles.

November 20, 2019 |

Company to celebrate 55 years in storage and organization with a visit by celebrity guest Ant...

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817 W. 12th Street. Rendering: Transwestern.

November 20, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Transwestern is developing the projects.

DOME provides a secure environment for homeless individuals while they try to find permanent housing. Images: Perkins and Will

November 18, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

DOME is a Perkins and Will-designed prototype whose goal is to provide bridge housing to the unsh...

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The 300,000-sf Ulysses S. Grant High School in Portland, Ore., saw an opportunity to help fix some of its student problems through improved architectural design. Image: Benjamin Benschneider

November 18, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Bullying, unintended segregation, privacy, and gender neutrality all factored into the redesign a...

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Aerial view of new Main Library

All renderings courtesy Snøhetta/Clark Nexsen

November 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The library is located at the center of the rapidly changing North Tryon corridor.

U.S. multifamily market stays strong into 4th quarter 2019

Photo: Pexels

November 14, 2019 | Yardi Matrix

October performance sets a record amid rising political pressure to cap rent growth, reports Yard...

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The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is positioned to become one of South Florida's major destinations. Images: Realmotion

November 13, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood is illuminated by 2.3 million lights and l...

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Citicape House street view

All renderings courtesy Sheppard Robson.

November 13, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Sheppard Robson designed the project.

The addition of a new visitors' center marked the reopening of the Washington Monument after three years of renovation. Images: Alan Karchmer

November 13, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This is one of several landmark restoration projects underway in the nation’s capital.

KFC drive-thru only restaurant in Australia

All photos courtesy KFC

November 13, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

FRCH NELSON designed the project.

New Orleans international airport exterior curtain wall

Photos: LEO A DALY/Atkins

November 12, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LEO A DALY designed the project.

The Whale exterior from land

All renderings courtesy MIR and Dorte Mandrup

November 11, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Dorte Mandrup won an international competition to design the project.

Wrigley field looking to the northeast

Wrigley Field, looking northeast toward Lake Michigan. Two new digital scoreboards flank the traditional scoreboard whose numbers are manipulated by hand. All photos: Mark Ballogg/Ballogg Photography.

November 08, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Venerable Wrigley Field is raised up in a top-to-bottom restoration that took five years to compl...

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