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.

Courtesy Salazar Architect

March 15, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Salazar Architect is designing the building.

March 14, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Lee & Sakahara designed the project.

Almost everything you wanted to know about industrial construction

Prescient welders put the finishing touches on light gauge steel panels. The company has 130,000-sf manufacturing facilities in Arvada, Colo., and Mebane, N.C. Photo courtesy Prescient

March 13, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Our experts offer 15 tips on how best to perform factory-based construction.

Kaiser Permanente takes aim at reducing chronic homelessness

The number of homeless living on the Hawaiian island of Oahu increased by 12% last year. On that island, Honolulu, the state’s capital, is one of 15 communities nationwide where Kaiser Permanente and Community Solutions are working together to reduce chronic homelessness. Image: Photo by Ivan Lizarde on Unsplash

March 11, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Initiatives include a multimillion-dollar investment fund, and collaborating with a group that wo...

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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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Exterior aerial view of Yangtze Sturgeon

All renderings courtesy Ennead Architects

March 08, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Ennead Architects, in partnership with Andropogon Landscape Architects, is designing the project....

MLK Plaza exterior

Photo credit: Miguel de Guzman / ImagenSubliminal

March 06, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project was financed by the City’s ELLA program.

Courtesy Stantec

March 06, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Stantec is designing the project.

Kartrite water park under construction

Courtesy Aquatic Development Group

March 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is slated to open in April.

SKi slope and running trails on Amager Bakke roof

Courtesy SLA

February 28, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The park is designed to act as a ‘green bomb’ for the surrounding area.

Center Spine west

Photo: Seamus Payne

February 28, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Skanska and HOK led the design-build team.

Robot Science Museum under construction by robots in Seoul

Rendering: Ediz Akyalçın

February 27, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Robots will be in charge of jobs such as molding, welding, and polishing metal plates for the mus...

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Aerial view of new U.S. embassy campus

All renderings courtesy Weiss/Manfredi

February 27, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Weiss/Manfredi is designing the project.

PIttsburgh International Airport interior

Courtesy ACAA

February 26, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The terminal’s design philosophy combines nature, technology, and community.

Rendering of 2111 S. Wabash

Courtesy Solomon Cordwell Buenz

February 26, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Solomon Cordwell Buenz is designing the project.

DC entertainment and sports arena exterior

Courtesy Rossetti + MMD.

February 25, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Rossetti and Michael Marshall Design designed the venue.

High meadow studio in the forest

Photo: Christian Phillips

February 25, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson designed the project.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts arranges is academic year around concentrated terms that provide its students the opportunity to hone skills for real-life work. Image: Robert Benson Photography

February 23, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The latest addition embodies the school’s emphasis on collaborative problem-solving.

Aerial view of the Museum of Qatar

Courtesy Jean Nouvel

February 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Jean Nouvel designed the museum.

The Durham Innovation District, within six blocks, has a number of new construction projects either recently completed or underway. Image: Durham Innovation District, courtesy of Longfellow Real Estate Partners

February 21, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its buildout has included converting old tobacco warehouses into offices and labs.

The “sails” on the exterior of the new Sidra Medical and Research Center in Doha, Qatar, call to mind local dhows and sand patterns. Image: Jeff Goldberg_Esto

February 20, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Three ceramic-clad sails transport its exterior.

Sunset Park Library and residences

Courtesy Magnusson Architecture and Planning

February 19, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Magnusson Architecture and Planning is designing the facility.

Munich stadium

Courtesy 3XN

February 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

3XN Architects is designing the project.

Main lobby of Hyatt Hotel's headquarters

The main lobby of Hyatt Hotels’ 240,000-sf headquarters in Chicago, which has achieved WELL Silver certification. This open office space gives its occupants choices for noise and temperature levels. Gensler was the interior designer, Power Construction the GC. Courtesy International Well Building Institute.

February 15, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Owners and developers are driving demand for wellness features and practices—active stairways, bi...

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400 Georgia facade

All renderings courtesy OSO Design + Westbank Projects Corp.

February 15, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

OSO and Merrick Architecture designed the building.

EMD Serono, which is the name Merck KGaA operates under in the U.S. and Canada, is expanding its R&D facility in Billerica, Mass., one of four such life science facilities that the Germany-based corporation has worldwide. Image: EMD Serono

February 14, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The 145,000-sf addition will be built to meet LEED and WELL certification standards.

Eastside memorial high school new entrance
February 13, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Perkins+Will is designing the school.

Gym and fitness center at 3form

Courtesy 3form

February 11, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

3form, a materials manufacturer, did a top-to-bottom remodel of its Salt Lake City headquarters c...

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San Diego's newest library branch provides a larger state-of-the-art resource for a growing uptown community. Image: Brady Architectural Photography

February 10, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

It features larger gathering spaces and more technology than its predecessor.

Norman Foster (right), Founder and Executive Chairman of London-based Foster + Partners, discussing sketches of the three-arched entrance for his design team's proposal for O'Hare International Airport's new global terminal. Image: Foster + Partners

February 10, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Competition finalists took different approaches to rethinking the logistics of a gigantic, hectic...

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