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.
A rendering of the northeast corner of the new Donald Dungan Library

Rendering courtesy of Johnson Favaro

August 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project includes a new library, the renovation of the existing library, and the redevelopment...

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San Diego's newest library branch is being built on the site of the old International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers building on West Washington Street. It should be completed by October 2018. Image: Courtesy of C.W. Driver Companies 

August 17, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The long-delayed project reflects community design input.

Interior of the GrowNYC multifunctional area

Photo: AGP Amanda Gentle Photography

August 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

GrowNYC, a sustainability-focused nonprofit, commissioned ORE Design to create the community even...

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The lobby of the Hyatt Regency in Seattle
August 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 45-story, 500-foot-tall tower is composed of two primary volumes.

The new Toyota Motor North American Headquarters campus

Photo: Toyota

August 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Toyota invested $1 billion in the project, which was designed by Corgan.

A rendering of the practice court at the Detroit Pistons Performance Center

Rendering courtesy of Rossetti.

August 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The facility will be incorporated into the community with public spaces.

The entry to the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

Photo: Dorchester County Tourism

August 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The museum is conceived as a series of abstracted forms made up of two main structures, one admin...

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A rendering of the olive groves at Miralon

The olive groves. Rendering courtesy Freehold Communities

August 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The community will cover 300 acres in Palm Springs, Calif.

Coworking space

Wikimedia Commons, Germanoparra

August 14, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

From a practicality standpoint, co-living makes complete sense for young, single, and highly mobi...

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A common area in the W Hotel in Bellevue, Wash.

The “living room,” a common meeting place within the W Bellevue in Washington State, takes its cue from local long house design. Image: Marriott International

August 14, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The brand’s focus will incorporate aspects of its properties’ surrounding communities.

A rendering of the retail and restaurant space at Parks & Market

Rendering courtesy of Carrier Johnson + CULTURE

August 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 562,000-sf development was designed by Carrier Johnson + CULTURE and is located five blocks f...

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Renderings courtesy Related Companies 

August 09, 2017 | Related Companies 

The 33-story tower will be positioned on the High Line with views of the Hudson River and downtow...

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August 09, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Bike storage facilities and “bicycle kitchens” are among the most popular mobility amenities in m...

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The northeastern corner of the Bolsa Row site, designed by KTGY

The northeastern corner of the site and is planned to include a hotel with up to 150 rooms, deck pool, event space, pedestrian banquet bridge connections, and views of the Disneyland fireworks. Active frontages engage the Festival Street and orient activity toward the interior of site, minimizing potential impacts to existing residential neighbors. Rendering courtesy KTGY Architecture + Planning

August 09, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The development will include apartments, ground-floor retail, and a five-story hotel.

An aerial view of CIS Nordhavn

Photo courtesy of C.F. Møller 

August 09, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

C.F. Møller designed the building to create a connection between the school premises and the surr...

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An aerial view of the new Copenhagen IKEA masterplan

Rendering courtesy of Dorte Mandrup Architects

August 08, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The mixed-use development links a new IKEA store, a hotel, and housing with green space.

 One of the corridors with student meeting space in the new Health Education Building

Photo courtesy of KUMC

August 08, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building was designed to enhance the medical campus’ existing facilities, curriculum, and cla...

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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.

Lego Lunch exterior designed by Hermann Kamte & Associates

Rendering courtesy of Hermann Kamte & Associates

August 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Each of the 20-foot-long shipping containers used in the proposal for the Siauliai, Lithuania res...

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The exterior of the new School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University

Courtesy of Montclair State University.

August 03, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

CannonDesign designed the facility, which features a 197-seat presentation hall and various contr...

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The exterior of the BNIM-designed Patient-Centered Care Learning Center

Photo courtesy of University of Missouri School of Medicine

August 02, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new BNIM-designed facility brings almost 100,000 sf of space for patient-centered care and cl...

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A rendering of Design Tech High School's outdoor terraces, glassy facade, and public paths

Rendering courtesy of DES Architects + Engineers

August 01, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Design Tech High School, located on Oracle Corporation’s Headquarters campus, will span 64,000 sf...

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A 17,000-sf addition to the Animal Emergency & Referral Center in Oakdale, Minn., opens more space for the clinic's diagnostic equipment and its 10 care specialties. Image: Adam Kennedy Photography

August 01, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

New equipment and surgery suites exceed what’s found in most vet clinics.

A rendering of the completed 111 West 57th Tower by SHoP Architects

Rendering courtesy of SHoP

August 01, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The planned 82-story tower has stalled after completing just 20 stories.

The exterior of 5 Garret Mountain Plaza

Courtesy of Mountain Development

July 31, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 100,000-sf building is part of a three-building, 30-acre campus.

The kitchen and a hallway leading to rooms at Common Damen

Courtesy of Common

July 31, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new building offers 12 bedrooms across four floors of living space.

The apartment market continues to remain strong despite slightly softer business conditions as of late.

Photo: Pixabay

July 27, 2017 | National Multifamily Housing Council

Despite some softness at the high end of the apartment market, demand for apartments will continu...

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Spaces for games and game simulators top the list of recreation-related amenities in multifamily developments.

Spaces for games and game simulators top the list of recreation-related amenities in multifamily developments. Photo: Pixabay

July 27, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The number of developments providing space for physical therapy was somewhat surprising, accordin...

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One of Hilton's new Five Feet to Fitness rooms

Courtesy of Hilton

July 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Over 11 different fitness equipment and accessory options are available in each suite.

A rendering of the exterior of Turkish Airlines' Flight Training Center from TAGO

Rendering courtesy of TAGO Architects

July 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The center will cover about 30,000 sm and feature 18 simulators.

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