Office Building Design

No longer marked by gray, uniform rows of cubicles, offices have become more personalized and employee-centric than ever, giving people a more comfortable place to spend their working hours. New approaches to office customization and the way employees interact are breathing new life into the workplace.
Nissan Americas HQ, Smyrna, Tenn., Energy Star award winner
July 17, 2013 | CBRE Group

A rating system for comparative tenant energy use and a detailed evaluation of Energy Star energy...

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July 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Bow in Calgary and CCTV Headquarters in Beijing are among the world's best new high-rise proj...

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July 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In a newly posted TED talk, wood skyscraper expert Michael Green makes the case for building the...

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The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component
July 09, 2013 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

KONE's carbon-fiber hoisting technology and the Broad Group's prefab construction process are amo...

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July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction market analysts from RSMeans offer construction costs per square foot for offices, d...

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July 03, 2013 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced a communications campaign urging its m...

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July 02, 2013 | USGBC

The U.S. Green Building Council membership has voted to adopt LEED v4, the next update to the wor...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester in Yonkers, N.Y., celebrated the completion of a LEGO r...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new report released today forecasts the volume of construction output will grow by more than 70...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A recent survey of more than 60 building owners and facility management professionals by Mortenso...

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June 18, 2013 | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Researchers at the DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory conclude that significant energy s...

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June 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Developer Cousins Properties broke ground on the 29-story Colorado Tower in downtown Austin, Texa...

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June 18, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Engineers at Brinjac quantify the illuminance and energy consumption levels achieved by increasin...

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June 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Energy Department today launched a new Buildings Performance Database, the largest free, publ...

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June 17, 2013 |

When Vision Equities, LLC and Rubenstein Partners purchased the 200-acre former Alcatel-Lucent ca...

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June 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An adaptive reuse to create LEED Platinum offices, a park that honors veterans, and a grand natio...

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The Georgia Tech Carbon-Neutral Energy Solutions Laboratory was the lone Platinu
June 12, 2013 | BD+C Editors

The winners of the 2013 Building Team Awards show that great buildings cannot be built without th...

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KONE UltraRope elevator hoisting machine.
June 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

KONE Corporation has announced a new elevator technology that could make it possible for supertal...

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June 05, 2013 | USGBC

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...

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The Timber Tower, @SOM
June 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In a report released today, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill discu...

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June 03, 2013 | U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced today that construction spending d...

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May 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The new training facility for IBEW/NECA is the first commercial building retrofit designed to mee...

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May 29, 2013 | National Association of Realtors

Realtors who practice commercial real estate have reported an increase in annual gross income for...

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May 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

NBBJ has released renderings of a revised plan for Amazon's new thr...

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May 20, 2013 | Jones Lang LaSalle

With healthier job growth numbers and construction volumes at near-historic lows, real estate exp...

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May 08, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

When embarking upon a roofing renovation project, one of the first decisions for the Building Tea...

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May 03, 2013 | USGBC

The Green Building Advisory Committee established by the General Services Administration, officia...

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May 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From the Great Pyramids of Giza to the U.S. Interstate Highway System, this infographic outlines...

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May 01, 2013 | AIA

More than 350 companies urge rejection of special interest efforts to gut key parts of Energy Ind...

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