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.
Glorya Kaufman Performing Arts Center at dusk

Courtesy AUX Architecture.

January 31, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

AUX Architecture designed the building.

The Avery, a 618-foot residential tower designed by Rem Koolhaas' OMA.

The top-floor penhouse at The Avery will feature a 1,580-sf private deck that can be customized with amenities like a yoga deck, garden, dining area, and lounge. All renderings: OMA, courtesy Related California

January 29, 2019 | BD+C Staff

A glass-enclosed, full-floor, 8,482-sf penthouse will sit more than 600 feet above San Francisco'...

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CoorsTek Center at dusk

Photo: Nic Lehoux

January 29, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson designed the building.

January 28, 2019 | David malone, Associate Editor

Perkins+Will designed the building.

LUX luxury townhomes exterior

Photo: Lane Dittoe

January 28, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KTGY Architecture + Planning designed the project.

220 Central Park South's limestone facade

220 Central Park South under construction. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons, godsfriendchuck

January 25, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The unit comprises four stories at 220 Central Park South in Manhattan.

Taipei Music Center near the end of construction
January 24, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Reiser + Umemoto designed the facility.

A guest room in the C. Baldwin hotel

Courtesy C. Baldwin Hotel

January 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Rottet Studio designed the hotel.

Choosing modular construction helped control costs, open sooner, and make the process more efficient.

| January 22, 2019 | MBI

Early check in? With modular construction the answer is yes!

Caoba pool deck

Courtesy Miami Worldcenter

January 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Caoba was co-developed by CIM Group and Falcone Group.

Rendering of BelovED Middle School

Courtesy Urbahn Architects

January 21, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The school is named in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision of the “Beloved Community.”

The main reading room in the Chicago Public Library's new West Loop branch. Image: Tom Harris

January 18, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its exterior design reflects the neighborhood’s industrial history, while its interior fosters co...

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Mullin Automotive Park rendering
January 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Foster + Partners is designing the facility.

A rendering of an office lobby that is produced by Vantis, which combines design and offsite manufacturing for interior construction. Image: Vantis

January 14, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Vantis is positioned to integrate design with offsite customized fabrication.

Amazon's fulfillment centers use robots, made by its Amazon Robotics division, that scoot under bins of merchandise to move them to its warehouse workers. Image: Amazon via YouTube 

January 11, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

More warehouse operators and retailers are supplementing their workforces with AI-informed machin...

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Students in the new Grace Church School expansion

Courtesy Francis Dzikowski

January 08, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Murphy Burnham & Buttrick Architects designed the addition.

Lakeyard District's infinity pool and outdoor amenity space

Courtesy BGO Architects.

January 07, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

BGO Architects is designing the project.

Google building

Courtesy brionv, flickr

December 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 1.7 million-sf campus will expand the company’s New York City presence.

Courtesy FIFA

December 17, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The stadium will be at the center of an entirely new city.

University Building
December 17, 2018 | SCUP

There is a wide variability between how campuses accommodate the needs of breastfeeding mothers....

Caldera House exterior

All photos courtesy Carney Logan Burke Architects

December 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Carney Logan Burke Architects designed the building.

Employees in green space at apple's current Austin location

Apple's current Austin location. Courtesy Apple.

December 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The company will also build smaller expansions in six other U.S. cities over the next three years...

LSB South facade exterior

All photos courtesy Kevin Scott

December 12, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Perkins+Will designed the facility.

The 22,000-sf, 12-bedroom Almost Home Kids facility in Peoria, Ill., provides transitional care for children with complicated health conditions. Images: Ballogg Photography

December 12, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its newest location is positioned as a prototype for national growth.

ARO's metal grid pattern

Courtesy CetraRuddy

December 11, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

CetraRuddy designed the building.

A 38,000-sf dining hall, bookended by two residence halls with more than 1,200 beds, are under construction on the North Dartmouth, Mass., main campus of the University of Massachusetts. Image: Suffolk

December 10, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This is the first phase of a large construction/renovation plan for the school’s main campus.

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Barrier Free Living facility exterior in Manhattan

Rendering courtesy JCJ Architecture

December 06, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The non-profit’s new facility will provide housing and support services for survivors of domestic...

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Cutaway rendering of the lower floor of the Thrive Rec Center under construction in Lewisville, Texas, show how the building breaks down into three sections: fitness, water, and community. Image: Barker Rinker Seacat, courtesy of the city of Lewisville, Texas

December 06, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Taxpayers and other investors accept the economic and social value in these complexes.

| December 05, 2018 | Unilock

Hubbard Place is a 44-story, 450-unit apartment community in Chicago’s River North neighborhood,...

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