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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.

Penn Station's East End Gateway entrance

The 40-ft-tall East End Gateway, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, reshapes one of New York City's busiest corners. Images: Lucas Bliar Simpson (c) SOM

May 06, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

East End Gateway part of a larger, multiyear transformation.

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.

Virgin Hyperloop portal and passenger experience

All renderings courtesy Virgin Hyperloop

January 29, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Bjarke Ingels Group has partnered with the company to design the hyperloop portals.

Central Station at its opening in October 1914 and the revitalized hotel in 2020

Central Station at its opening in October 1914 and the revitalized hotel in 2020. Photo: VRX Studios

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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Renderings courtesy BIG

November 18, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is located in West Virginia.

Pegasus Pod Hyperloop test

All photos: Virgin Hyperloop

November 13, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The pod achieves Hyperloop travel at speeds over 1000km/hour.

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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The 1.5-acre Roosevelt Plaza Park in Camden, N.J., replaced a parking garage, office buildings, and ground-floor retail. Image: Cooper's Ferry Partnership

June 19, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Fifteen examples of how parks and green spaces emerged from parking lots, garages, and underpas...

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WÖHR Multiparker 730 system

Photo: WÖHR

February 07, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is being built beneath an upcoming addition to the clinic.

Oslo opera house and public space

Courtesy Pixabay

November 01, 2019 |

Two recent reports (October 2019) explore whether car-free downtowns really work, based on experi...

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No humans necessary. A transfer platform slides under the car's wheelbase and positions the vehicle to be parked automatically in a basement of 500 Walnut. Image: Westfalia Technologies

August 25, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This is the first “palletless” system that Westfalia Technologies has installed.

Courtesy Gensler

June 12, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Eight firms in total revealed concepts for the first fully considered and technically feasible Sk...

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Raleigh Union Station exterior sign

Courtesy Raleigh Union Station.

May 03, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Clearscapes and STV designed the adaptive reuse project.

Workers installed six emergency hatches and four large doors to access underground control systems from The BILCO Company along a 8.5 mile rail line currently under construction in Los Angeles.

| April 24, 2018 | The BILCO Company

Besides subway riders, the exit hatches also support construction workers who are working on the...

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The futuristic undulating facade of the KAFD metro station
March 30, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The façade required the creation of new algorithms by Newtecnic.

KC Streetcar

Kansas City’s recent downtown economic boom can be attributed in part to the $850 million, nine-block Kansas City Power + Light District, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, and KC Streetcar, a 2.2-mile light-rail system that opened in May 2016. City of Kansas City.

September 25, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

In Los Angeles, the entertainment district L.A. Live is expected to benefit from the proposed exp...

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Bridge near Port of Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach in Southern California has engaged in terminal expansions and other infrastructure improvements to handle larger ships coming from Asia and retain its position as one of the America's top ports. Image: Pixabay

August 06, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

But land constraints around the terminals are pushing asset prices and rents to new highs.

Rendering courtesy of Foster + Partners

June 21, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will create key infrastructure for the future development of the city and provide it...

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Courtesy of IBI Group

March 31, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The route will connect with Toronto public transit.

March 30, 2017 | Ted Haug

If safety is the number one priority for train stations, then accessibility comes in at a close s...

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January 31, 2017 | Amanda Cunningham

In 2014, Americans spent an average of 42 hours per year sitting in traffic jams.

Chicago's Union Station. Photo: Jazz Guy/Creative Commons.

July 13, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The third-busiest station in the country needs more space.


Broadway Malyan designs Miami terminal for Royal Caribbean Cruises

Renderings and video courtesy Broadway Malyan. Click here to enlarge.

July 11, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The $100 million “Crown of Miami” will provide visitors panoramic views, and it will glow at nigh...

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Dero's Bike Depot. Click here to enlarge.

June 16, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The units accommodate short-term and long-term storage at transit stations, university campuses,...

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Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) Norfolk Transit Center, Norfolk, Virginia. ALPOLIC®/PE in SMX Silver Metallic Finish. Photographed by Chris Cunningham Photography.

| June 13, 2016 | ALPOLIC

Whether building architecture or catching a bus, everyone’s happy when things run right on schedu...

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A 1,200-car parking garage planned for Fairfield, Calif. Rendering courtesy Dreyfuss + Blackford Architecture. Click here to enlarge.

June 03, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Artwork and patterns will be displayed on the structure’s 600-foot wide façade.


West Hollywood Parking Garage. Photo courtesy LPA Inc. Click here to enlarge.

May 27, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Using robots to store and fetch parked cars will save on carbon dioxide emissions.


Los Angeles bus depot squeezes the most from a tight site

Perforated panels and purple photovoltaic assemblies distinguish the building from the surrounding urban concrete during the day. LED “stripes” and a glowing lantern make the facility pop at night. Photo: Chang Kim Photography. Click here to enlarge.

May 24, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The Building Team for the MTA Division 13 Bus Operations and Maintenance Facility fit 12 acres’ w...

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