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.
Exterior of the Photovoltaic Bolt

Courtesy of Pierattelli Architetture

February 19, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The wings have a surface area of over 1,100 sm.

The Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center

The Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., matches each floor of its research tower dedicated to a specific disease with a corresponding and connected floor in the adjacent clinical tower that includes clinical-trial areas and “knowledge transfer” zones where clinical and research faculty offices reside. Photo courtesy HDR © 2017 Corey Gaffer.

February 16, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Healthcare systems ask their AEC partners for design flexibility that is adjustable to advances i...

read more
Exterior of UW nanoengineering building

Photo: Aaron Leitz Photography

February 16, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building marks the second phase of a 168,000-sf complex.

February 15, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Renters are on the rise in 21 of the 30 countries examined in RentCafé’s recent study.

The new 6,115-sf Radiation Oncology department in Berkeley Heights, N.J.

The new 6,115-sf Radiation Oncology department in Berkeley Heights, N.J., expands Summit Medical Group’s comprehensive treatment program, and solidifies its affiliation with Houston-based MD Anderson Cancer Center, whose growth plans call for opening regional cancer centers domestically and internationally.

February 14, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This treatment center is half new construction, half renovation of a building that had been used...

read more
Office market vacancy rate at 10-year low

Photo: Pixabay

February 13, 2018 | Transwestern

Cautious development and healthy absorption across major markets contributed to the decline in va...

read more
February 13, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

From real-time guest feedback to AI-driven hyper-personalization, the hotel of the future will em...

read more
Svart hotel in the arctic circle

Courtesy of Snøhetta

February 12, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel will provide 360-degree views of the Svartisen glacier and the surrounding arctic natur...

The Restaurants at Southwest

Courtesy KWK Architects

February 09, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project was designed by KWK Architects.

Recording studio at Hutton Hotel
February 08, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Music City has experienced a hotel construction boom in recent years, making for a more competiti...

read more
February 08, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Designed by Vertical Arts Architecture, the building features design elements found in high-end c...

read more
Conference room and office space at the APA's new office
February 08, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new office occupies 3 floors at 800 Main Avenue SW.

Nearly a mile below ground level, Davis Cavern at the Sanford Underground Research Facility is getting an overhaul to accommodate an experiment to test a hypothesis about what makes up dark matter. Image: SURF, courtesy of LEO A DALY 

February 07, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This LEO A DALY-designed project makes way to produce the world’s most sensitive detector to this...

read more

Courtesy Jabbrrbox

February 07, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

 The hub sees over 15 million travelers annually.

Last September, the three-year-old online bedding retailer Boll & Branch opened its first brick-and-mortar outlet, a 2,137-sf space in the Mall at Short Hills (N.J.). It is billing this as an “experiental” showroom, and reportedly plans to open another 20 physical stores. Image: Boll & Branch

February 06, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new report on retailing’s future expects customers to have much more influence on what goods an...

read more
Interior of new timber office building

Courtesy Michael Green Architecture/Lotus Equity Group

February 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor + John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Michael Green Architecture is designing the building.

February 01, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The iconic stadium opened in 1923.

February 01, 2018 | Terry Doumkos, CBRE FUSION Program

Efficient supply chains enable companies to be more competitive in the marketplace.

Report: Spending spree on new buildings a risky venture for some U.S. universities

Photo: Pixabay

January 31, 2018 | Sightlines

Higher education institutions continue to add new buildings in spite of increased stress on facil...

read more
4 ways multifamily developers can attract Baby Boomer, Millennial buyers

Photo: Pixabay

January 31, 2018 | BD+C Staff

As Baby Boomers downsize and Millennials begin buying homes, multifamily developments in dynamic...

read more
Senior living design trends for 2018

Jewel tones, lush fabrics, and mixed metals highlights the interior design trends for 2018. Photo: studioSIX5

January 31, 2018 | studioSIX5

Public-facing fitness centers and “sense of place” design accents are among the emerging trends i...

read more
“The ballooning costs of healthcare act as a hungry tapeworm on the American economy,” said Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO.

“The ballooning costs of healthcare act as a hungry tapeworm on the American economy,” said Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO. Photo: flickr creative commons

January 30, 2018 | BD+C Staff

The three mega companies—Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase—will pursue the formation...

read more
Amazon's Spheres

Photo courtesy of NBBJ

January 30, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Spheres provide the most unique aspect of Amazon’s downtown Seattle headquarters.

Photo: Aero Icarus, Wikimedia Commons

January 29, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The plane was removed from its cliffside perch five days after the incident.

VT Carilion Biomedical Research Addition
January 29, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is a collaboration between Carilion Clinic and Virginia Tech.

Fashion Show Mall, located on the Las Vegas Strip, is Nevada’s largest shopping center. Since opening in 1981, this three-level mall—with nearly 1.9 million sf of selling space and 250 stores—has gone through several expansions and anchor tenant changes. Image: CallisonRTKL

January 26, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Superregional malls and open-air shopping centers have shown resilience in the face on online com...

read more
Austin, Texas
January 25, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Over the past 10 years, the number of renters has increased by 23 million.

Alys Beach, a luxury residential community in western Florida, enforces building standards that protect its houses from high winds. Image: Alys Beach

January 24, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Alys Beach’s in-house GC builds to standards set by the FORTIFIED program.

Apartment rent rates jump 2.5% in 2017, led by small and mid-sized markets

Photo: Pixabay

January 24, 2018 | BD+C Staff

The average price for one-bedroom units increased the most.

U.S. hotel markets with the largest construction pipelines

Photo: Pixabay

January 24, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Dallas, Houston, and New York lead the way, with more than 460 hotel projects in the works.

Overlay Init