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 TWA Hotel

May 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

MCR and Morse Development spearheaded the project.

May 15, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

A public art piece created by artist Folayemi Wilson will be just one of the eye-catching feature...

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The 26,000-sf Statue of Liberty Museum replaces a much smaller facility that could only accommodate about one-fifth of the island's daily visitors. Image: David Sundberg/Esto

May 15, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This LEED-Gold building features three exhibit spaces that give visitors more access to and engag...

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All renderings courtesy HOK

May 14, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

The building’s design is inspired by the design of its fleet of cruise ships—with flowing lines....

Rendering of completed hotel

All images courtesy Danny Forster & Architecture.

May 13, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Danny Forster & Architecture designed the building.

Renderings courtesy Lincoln Park Zoo

May 10, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Construction will begin in fall 2019.

Construction of new children’s hospital addition in NW Florida had to weather several storms

The four-story tower addition includes a 72-bed neonatal ICU and 10-bed pediatric ICU. Image: Jim Hobart/MacBeth Studio

May 09, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Patient and staff care were primary concerns during this 25-month project, says its GC.

All Photos Courtesy: Paine Field Propeller Airports

May 09, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

$40 million redevelopment brands hub as true boutique airport.

All Photos: Rasmus Hjortshoj

May 09, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

Modernistic development brings eye-catching architecture to the Faroe Islands.

All photos: Kmiecik Imagery

May 09, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Design-build firm Wight & Company completed the building.

Multifamily visionary: AvalonBay's relentless attention to detail

Common area at AVA DoBro, a 30-story, 500-unit apartment community in Downtown Brooklyn by AvalonBay Communities. Photo: Alan Schindler for AvalonBay Communities, Inc.

May 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The nation's fourth-largest owner of apartments holds more than 85,000 apartments in 291 communit...

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May 08, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will utilize the design-build resources of Clayco and BatesForum.

Austin-area Boys & Girls Club opens headquarters with robust local financial support

The new building will allow the club to offer its after-school programming to another 500 kids. Image: Tre Dunham

May 07, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Facility is expanding its after-school programming.

All photos: Albert Vecerka

May 07, 2019 | David Malone, Assocaite Editor

Leers Weinzapfel Associates designed the building.

All renderings courtesy ACRON Group

May 06, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The lounge will be open to guests 21 or older.

A rendering of a drone-powered hospital that would allow patients to access medical supplies and food that would be transported to portals outside of their rooms. Image: Leo A Daly

May 03, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Leo A Daly’s Miami studio envisions a drone-powered hospital that enhances resilience to natural...

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All renderings courtesy Steven Holl Architects

May 02, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Steven Holl Architects designed the project.

Open Text’s 160,000-sf office in San Mateo, Calif., is showcased as an example of the type of office space that is designed to promote employee well being and facilitate social interactions “and a fusion of ideas.” Image: HOK Forward report 

May 02, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The report provides insight into the relative importance of such things as amenities and occupant...

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All photos courtesy Hufton + Crow

May 01, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Amir Mann-Ami Shinar Architects and Planners designed the facility in partnership with Moshe Zur...

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April 30, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The retail company recently unveiled its new AI-enabled store in Levittown, N.Y.

The “front door” of the Smith Campus Center at Harvard is distinguished by a two-story curtainwall. Image: Courtesy of Consigli Construction

April 29, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The university’s Smith Campus Center now offers a centralized gathering place with several dining...

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All photos courtesy LMN Architects

April 29, 2019 | David Malone

LMN Architects designed the facility.

Marcus & Millichap 2019 Apartment sales data

Marcus & Millichap specializes in real estate investment sales and financing.

April 28, 2019 | BY ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR  

Data from Marcus & Millichap 2019 U.S. Multifamily Investment Forecast on Average Price/Dwell...

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5 noteworthy multifamily developments

The Danforth, Seattle. Photo: Aaron Locke Photography

April 27, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Editor

Special-needs housing in West Hollywood, Calif., and a warehouse-turned-apartments in the Twin Ci...

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April 26, 2019 | COURTESY ORGANIZED LIVING  

Organized Living releases new color option for apartment and condominium storage systems.

Miura’s EX Gas/Oil Series High Pressure Steam Boiler at Greenwich (Conn.) Hospital. PHOTO: Miura Boiler

April 26, 2019 | COURTESY MIURA BOILER

Greenwich Hospital, in Greenwich, Conn., chooses new Miura boilers.

Half of corporate and government offices offer wellness programs

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April 25, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Nearly 30% of worksites offer programs for physical activity and fitness, according to the CDC....

With sweeping views to the north and east, allowing sightlines into St. Louis's Downtown West District neighborhood, a proposed MLS soccer stadium for the city could be the next anchor in its ongoing downtown revitalization. All renderings courtesy HOK and Snow Kreilich

April 24, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

Plans capitalize on league’s plans to expand.

The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign's new centrally located SOM facility will celebrate and enhance connections between engineering and construction. That focus, and the open-learning approach of the structure which will be completed in 2021, relect changes in the AEC industry. All renderings: Smilodon

April 24, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Campus Instructional Facility will celebrate and foste...

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The Residences at Edison Lofts

Inset, Edison with a Type A4 Edison cell, the nickel-iron alkaline storage battery produced at his factory in West Orange, N.J. Left, The Residences at Edison Lofts: 279 reconstructed apartments and 21 penthouse rentals, plus 34 new-construction units, a parking garage, and retail space. Photo: Prism Capital Partners

April 23, 2019 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor

America’s greatest inventor would have appreciated this project team’s ingenuity and persistence....

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