Library

Library
April 02, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

If you do hotels, schools, student unions, office buildings, performing arts centers, transportat...

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Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace
March 27, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...

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March 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A soaring opera center in Hong Kong and a multi-tower music center in Calgary are among the lates...

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March 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest nu...

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Sections of turf are creating grassy oases of calm in the lobbies of Cornell Uni
December 06, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Potted plants and comfortable chairs are placed around the grass, encouraging students to lounge...

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The $65 million Westminster (Calif.) Police Department Headquarters. The 91,000-
September 20, 2012 | By Tom Klemens, PE, contributing editor

With a huge building stock at their disposal, state and local governments can be attractive clien...

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June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

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The 2010 interior renovation transformed an existing 1980s library into a dynami
May 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The design challenges included creating an entry sequence to orient patrons and highlight service...

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April 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Given the rapid transformations occurring in the federal construction sector, FMI examines the ke...

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Jim Bald
April 04, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Bald has 13 years of experience in the glazing industry, coming to Harmon from Trainor where he w...

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OPN Architects knew using copper as a building material for the Moline Public Li
March 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Architects incorporate decorative copper panels to create the look of a heavy plate copper shingl...

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December 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Nominate a colleague, peer, or even yourself. ...

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October 24, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

AIA LI also recognized BBS with the 2011 ARCHI Award Commendation for the St. Charles Resurrectio...

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February 23, 2011 |

The Society for College and University Planning asked its members to voice their thoughts on the...

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February 11, 2011 |

The Piqua (Ohio) Public Library was once a late 19th-century hotel that sat vacant and deteriorat...

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England Run Library
January 21, 2011 |

The England Run Library, a new 30,000-sf glass, brick, and stone building, will soon house more t...

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George W. Bush Presidential Center
November 23, 2010 |

The George W. Bush Presidential Center, which will house the former president’s library and museu...

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November 09, 2010 |

How do you design a library when print books are no longer its core business? Turn them into mass...

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November 03, 2010 |

Pfeiffer Partners Architects, in collaboration with Mithun Architects, programmed, planned, and d...

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October 13, 2010 |

The residents of Silver Spring, Md., will soon have a new 112,000-sf library. The project is aimi...

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January 01, 2010 |

A 93,000-sf Library and Academic Resource Center will replace Los Angeles Valley College's 1960s-...

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January 01, 2010 |

After four years of construction, Northeast Lakeview College, the newest addition to Alamo Colleg...

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January 01, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

About five or six years ago, officials at the University of California at Berkeley came to the co...

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December 01, 2009 | By Thomas Sens, AIA, LEED AP

Many academic planners assumed that the coming of the Internet would lead to the decline of the l...

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November 01, 2009 |

The Earl E. and Dorothy J. Dellinger Learning Resource Center at Southwest Virginia Community Col...

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September 01, 2009 |

Invited as one of five pre-selected architect-led teams that included Lord Norman Foster and Zaha...

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September 01, 2009 | By Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

The new public library in Champaign, Ill., is drawing 2,100 patrons a day, up from 1,600 in 2007....

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