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A digital twin of Marishal Square in Scotland

A digital twin of the two-building, 177,000-sf Marischal Square in Aberdeen, Scotland, draws upon sensors that, among other things, alert the management to building-control failures and monitor leasing and occupancy. Rendering: Cityzenith


May 24, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Ernst & Young’s white paper makes its cases for the technology’s myriad benefits.

The Air Force awards a $2B contract to three AEC firms

Over the next decade, a joint venture of LEO A DALY, Arcadis, and EXP Federal will provide design and engineering services in support of the Air Force's worldwide missions. Images: LEO A DALY

May 09, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

LEO A DALY, Arcadis, and EXP Federal will provide design and engineering services.

The Grand, a mixed-use project in Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles has $3 billion in new construction projects under development, including The Grand, a mixed-used 1.2-million-sf public-private partnership that Related Cos. is developing, according to a new report from the Downtown Center Business Improvement District.  However, JLL's latest Construction Forecast predicts a slow recovery in construction spending nationwide. Image: Related Companies

February 24, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Predicts second-half improvement toward normalization next year.

Download a PDF of all 2020 Giants 400 Rankings from Building Design+Construction magazine

Pictured: Arlington (Va.) Public Schools Heights Building Photo by Jim Tetro, courtesy Gilbane


December 16, 2020 | BD+C EDITORS

This 70-page PDF features AEC firm rankings across 51 building sectors, disciplines, and specia...

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Tax shortfalls nip government projects in the bud

Long Beach, Calif.’s new Civic Center includes the 93,500-sf Billie Jean King Main Library, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and completed in 2019. Photo: Benny Chen| Fotoworks


November 13, 2020 | By John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Federal contracts are proceeding, but states and cities are delaying, deferring, and looking fo...

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The West Building of Candlewood Suites at Fort Jackson, S.C., a project that's part of a public-private partnership that the Army has with Lendlease and IHG Army Hotels. Images: IHG Army Hotels

November 03, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This project used over 4,100 pieces of cross-laminated timber. It's the fourth CLT hotel in the...

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2020 GIANTS 400 REPORT landing page Washington College_Semans Griswold Environmental Hall, Ayers Saint Gross

Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall, designed by Ayers Saint Gross, is home to Washington College’s Center for Environment and Society and commands a picturesque site on the Chester River. The river is a living laboratory that provides students with an immersive experience in support of the building’s programs in environmental science and sustainability. Photo courtesy Ayers Saint Gross


August 28, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The 2020 Giants 400 Report features more than 130 rankings across 25 building sectors and speci...

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A rendering of an Innovation Center that would be part of a larger expansion of the Port San Antonio, which has become a platform for connecting cybersecurity and digital innovations with leading global industries. Image: Port San Antonio and Gonzalez/Mogas Architects

March 10, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Expansions would accommodate cybersecurity, aerospace, and defense tenants, and help commercializ...

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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...

Rendering of exterior of CHQC
May 04, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Stantec designed the project.

November 06, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Fluor, Gilbane Building Co., and Hensel Phelps top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s larges...

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The Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center

The Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Photo: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla

November 03, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Burns & McDonnell, AECOM, and Mason & Hanger Group top BD+C’s ranking of the nat...

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November 03, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Michael Baker Intl., and HDR top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest military...

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The Center for Wounded Veterans at U of I
October 12, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Chez Family Foundation Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education is the first building...

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Photo: Larry D. Moore, Wikimedia Creative Commons

September 26, 2016 | BD+C Staff

SmithGroupJJR, Leo A Daly, Clark Group, Walsh Group, Apogee Consulting Group, and Heapy Engineeri...

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A construction crew installs one of 1,200 prefabricated cross-laminated timber (CLT) wall panels that make up the 92-room Candlewood Suites at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Ala. Leadlease was the GC, developer, and owner on the project. It is the nation’s first all-CLT hotel project. Photo courtesy of Lendlease.

August 15, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

By privatizing the construction, renovation, operation, maintenance, and ownership of its hotels ...

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Marine Corps University, Quantico, Va. AECOM (architect, MEP, SE), NAVFAC Washington (owner), CDM Smith/Coakley Williams, JV (GC). Photo: Ulf Wallin Photography courtesy of Coakley & Williams.

August 15, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, AECOM, and Burns & McDonnell top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the...

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Headquarters building, Tel Nof Air Base, Israel. Photo courtesy of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. flickr Creative Commons.

August 15, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Fluor Corp., The Walsh Group, and Hensel Phelps top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking...

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Intelligence Community Campus, Bethesda, Md. Photo: Leo A Daly

August 15, 2016 | BD+C Staff

HDR, Clark Nexsen, and Guernsey top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s...

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A hilltop public information center being built on the grounds of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu is designed to let in the maximum daylight possible. Image: Architects Hawaii, Ltd. 

June 24, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The upgrade adds new resting spaces for urns containing cremated remains of Armed Forces servicem...

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The entry portal to the Naval Cemetery Landscape, which converts a former naval cemetery in Brooklyn, N.Y., into a vibrant public space that pays tribute to war veterans. Image: Marvel Architects and Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects

May 23, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The site is one of six where TKF Foundation is studying the relationship between nature, the buil...

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One of VOA Associates' strengths is the cultural and entertainment sector, and its recent work includes the renovation and expansion of the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona, Fla., pictured above. Merging its operations with Stantec brings together companies with “a commitment to design,” says VOA's Chairman Mike Toolis. Image: VOA Associates

February 11, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This deal reflects an industry where consolidation is a strategic necessity for more firms.

Factory for J57 Mini Sky City, Changsha, China. Photo: BSB

February 04, 2016 | BD+C Staff

BD+C’s inaugural Game Changers report highlights today’s pacesetting projects, from a pr...

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Invasive probes, including test cuts of existing EIFS cladding, can uncover hidd
January 14, 2016 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...

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MILITARY SECTOR GIANTS: Clark Group, HDR, Fluor top ranking of nation's largest military sector AEC firms

Photo: United States Navy

September 10, 2015 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest military sector design and construction firms, as reporte...

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National Desert Storm War Memorial

Renderings courtesy National Desert Storm War Memorial

August 03, 2015 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

 The National Desert Storm Memorial Foundation has a $25 million goal for the project.

Designs for National Medal of Honor Museum by Safdie Architects unveiled

The pentagonal concrete-and-glass structure wil be 128 feet high. Renderings courtesy Safdie Architects

April 23, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The new museum near Charleston, S.C., w...

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Photo: Geo Swan via Wikimedia Commons
January 02, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Construction consultant FMI foresees—with some caveats—continuing growth in the office, lodging,...

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At Coastline Community Colleges Newport Beach (Calif.) Campus, the Building Tea
November 10, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Providing more comfortable conditions to building occupants has become a top priority in today’s...

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The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to e
October 16, 2014 | Perkins+Will

The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and...

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