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.
TLC Engineering Consultants' guidance on ventilation in COVID-19 patient rooms

TLC Engineering Consultants' guidance on ventilation in COVID-19 patient rooms.

April 01, 2020 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR

Ventilation engineering guidance for COVID-19 patient rooms

Rendering of mass timber Ramada Hotel

Rendering courtesy HDR

April 01, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel will be located in Kelowna, British Columbia.

 

The 170,000-sf replacement hospital, under construction in Uvalde, Texas, deployed a collaborative design process advocated by the project's GC Hoar Construction. Rendering and photos courtesy of Hoar Construction

March 29, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Hoar Construction’s formula emphasizes preconstruction planning and input from healthcare worke...

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March 27, 2020 | Randy Guillot, James Crispino, and Scot Latimer

We believe that part of the longer-term answer lies not just with traditional health providers,...

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Galleria exterior as seen from the street

All photos courtesy OMA

March 27, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

OMA designed the project.

Courtesy Pixabay

March 26, 2020 | Bryan Langlands, Principal, NBBJ

While student dormitories are well-suited to certain alternate healthcare uses — from housing c...

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The Cathedral designed by RBB Architects

All images courtesy of RBB Architects

March 26, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

RBB Architects designed the building.

RENTcafe survey of 6,000 renters March 2020

RENTCafe surveyed 6,000 renters to learn their rental plans in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: RENTCafe

March 25, 2020 |

Overview of impact of COVID-19 on construction, especially multifamily sector.

Photo: Mark Ballogg

March 25, 2020 | Tori Chang, S.E., Consulting Engineer, Connor Bruns, S.E. , Senior Consulting Engineer, and Terry McDonnell, S.E, Principal with Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Completed in 2018, the seven-story, 98-guest room hotel complements the local museums, cultural...

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Rendering of lululemon's Vancouver HQ by Morphosis

Courtesy Morphosis

March 24, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The HQ’s design is meant to serve as an extension of lululemon’s core values.

Courtesy Ponce Health Sciences University

March 24, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Clayco will build the project.

MARS Radiology equipment in modules

All photos courtesy FortaPRO

March 17, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Onsite construction was completed in two weeks.

Investments in ‘human experiences’ are paying off for employers

A survey of executives found that the majority sees value in investing in workplace amenities that will attract and retain workers. Image: Pixabay

   

March 16, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A recent survey conducted by JLL and Harvard Business Review found that more companies are givi...

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Gensler's Denver office lobby space. Photo courtesy Gensler

Gensler's Denver office lobby space. Photo courtesy Gensler

   

March 15, 2020 | J. Kevin Heinly, AIA, LEED AP. Managing Director, Principal, Gensler

Touch-free design solutions and air purifiers can enhance workplace wellness.

Pioneer Industries launches new website

The company, based in Commerce, Calif., makes a wide range of plumbing fixtures and accessories for the commercial and multifamily building sectors.

March 13, 2020 |

Pioneer Industries launches new website

Cutting cost on flooring could cost your next industrial project big

Photo: CRB

  

March 12, 2020 | Tom Rychlewski, Project Manager, CRB

It’s underfoot, sure, but the floor coatings in your manufacturing facility should be top of mi...

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SmithGroup’s Campus Strategy & Analytics team uses a variety of mapping tools to demonstrate space distribution for higher education institutions. This type of map shows the location and density of a particular space type found within buildings across a campus. Building footprints were extruded vertically based on the amount of assignable square feet (ASF), or density, of that space type in the building. Image: SmithGroup

 

March 10, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its service provides schools with a growth strategy, based on current and future needs.

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Cornell University rowing has been transformed into a waterfront campus destination. Photo courtesy HGA

Cornell University rowing has been transformed into a waterfront campus destination. Photo courtesy HGA

   

March 09, 2020 | D'Andre Willis, AIA, Principal, VP, HGA Architects and Engineers

As colleges become more diverse, campus conversation is focusing on how to create equitable env...

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New York's façade inspection program gets an overhaul following a death from falling terra cotta
March 09, 2020 | Hoffmann Architects

January 14, 2020, kicked off big changes to the NYC Local Law 11 Façade Inspection and Safety P...

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Mobile wayfinding platform helps patients, visitors navigate convoluted health campuses

As soon as visitors step out of their car in the parking garage, the mobile wayfinding platform provides turn-by-turn, Blue Dot navigation through the entire campus. Photos: Gozio Health

   

March 09, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Gozio Health uses a robot to roam hospital campuses to capture data and create detailed maps of...

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Auburn University, Robins & Morton open Construction Field Laboratory

Robins & Morton Construction Field Laboratory at Auburn University. Photo courtesy Robins & Morton

   

March 09, 2020 |

Robins & Morton and Auburn University’s College of Architecture, Design and Construction (C...

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BuroHappold commits to all new building projects achieving net-zero carbon by 2030

BuroHappold’s work for the new Santa Monica (Calif.) City Services Building will help it become one of the first municipal facilities to meet the cutting-edge criteria for ILFI’s Living Building Challenge.

  

March 09, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The engineering firm also launched a long-term partnership with ILFI.

Disney NYC HQ in the neighborhood

All renderings courtesy SOM

March 05, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The HQ is being built in the Hudson Square neighborhood.

 

The Aviator entry and lobby

All renderings courtesy WestCorp Property Management

March 05, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The community is inspired by antique airplane designs.

17th & Broadway, Oakland

17th & Broadway (at right), Solomon Cordwell Buenz's first residential high-rise in Oakland, Calif. At center is the Cathedral Building.

March 04, 2020 |

Carisima Koenig, AIA, brings >20 years' experience to her new post at Perkins Eastman's NY headquarters.

March 03, 2020 |

 Perkins Eastman as Associate Higher Education Practice Leader

Maggie Hardy Knox, President of 84 Lumber and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

Maggie Hardy Knox, President of 84 Lumber and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

March 03, 2020 |

Maggie Hardy Knox, President of 84 Lumber and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, to receive Career Ach...

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REI Headquarters aerial

Courtesy NBBJ

March 03, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

NBBJ designed the project.

Valleywise health entrance

All renderings courtesy Cuningham Group

February 28, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Cuningham Group Architecture and EYP designed the project.

 

Peanuts Cafe

All renderings courtesy The McBride Company

February 28, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The McBride Company partnered with Peanuts Worldwide LLC to design the concept.

 

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