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.
Vitality eSports gaming setup with computers

All photos courtesy HKS

November 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The facility is meant to draw in more than just eSports fans.

Company to celebrate 55 years in storage and organization with a visit by celebrity guest Anthony Carrino.

MasterSuite, one of ClosetMaid’s best-known product lines, offers a premium range of textured wood styles.

November 20, 2019 |

Company to celebrate 55 years in storage and organization with a visit by celebrity guest Ant...

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817 W. 12th Street. Rendering: Transwestern.

November 20, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Transwestern is developing the projects.

DOME provides a secure environment for homeless individuals while they try to find permanent housing. Images: Perkins and Will

November 18, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

DOME is a Perkins and Will-designed prototype whose goal is to provide bridge housing to the unsh...

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The 300,000-sf Ulysses S. Grant High School in Portland, Ore., saw an opportunity to help fix some of its student problems through improved architectural design. Image: Benjamin Benschneider

November 18, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Bullying, unintended segregation, privacy, and gender neutrality all factored into the redesign a...

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Aerial view of new Main Library

All renderings courtesy Snøhetta/Clark Nexsen

November 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The library is located at the center of the rapidly changing North Tryon corridor.

U.S. multifamily market stays strong into 4th quarter 2019

Photo: Pexels

November 14, 2019 | Yardi Matrix

October performance sets a record amid rising political pressure to cap rent growth, reports Yard...

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The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is positioned to become one of South Florida's major destinations. Images: Realmotion

November 13, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood is illuminated by 2.3 million lights and l...

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Citicape House street view

All renderings courtesy Sheppard Robson.

November 13, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Sheppard Robson designed the project.

The addition of a new visitors' center marked the reopening of the Washington Monument after three years of renovation. Images: Alan Karchmer

November 13, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This is one of several landmark restoration projects underway in the nation’s capital.

KFC drive-thru only restaurant in Australia

All photos courtesy KFC

November 13, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

FRCH NELSON designed the project.

New Orleans international airport exterior curtain wall

Photos: LEO A DALY/Atkins

November 12, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LEO A DALY designed the project.

The Whale exterior from land

All renderings courtesy MIR and Dorte Mandrup

November 11, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Dorte Mandrup won an international competition to design the project.

ProForm Studio Bike Pro

Reviewer Elyse Betters-Picaro gives high marks to the ProForm Studio Bike Pro ($999) as her best buy for alternatives to Peloton. Photo: ProForm

November 08, 2019 |

ProForm Studio Bike Pro review.

Wrigley field looking to the northeast

Wrigley Field, looking northeast toward Lake Michigan. Two new digital scoreboards flank the traditional scoreboard whose numbers are manipulated by hand. All photos: Mark Ballogg/Ballogg Photography.

November 08, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Venerable Wrigley Field is raised up in a top-to-bottom restoration that took five years to compl...

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Multifamily construction market remains strong heading into 2020

“Multifamily and Senior/Assisted Living have been two of the hottest markets for proposal activity for quite some time,” says PSMJ’s Greg Hart.

   

November 07, 2019 | PSMJ Resources

Fewer than one in 10 AEC firms doing multifamily work reported a decrease in proposal activity in...

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Stowaway ground floor and first floor detail

All photos: Edmund Sumner, courtesy DSK

November 07, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Doone Silver Kerr designed the project.

Check out the latest multifamily tech innovations at OPTECH 2019
| November 07, 2019 |

From Wi-Fi 6 to IoT, this year’s OPTECH Conference & Expo, Nov. 11-13 in Dallas, will showcas...

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SCB’s first project in Seattle is a contemporary 27-story condominium tower at 615 Eighth Avenue on First Hill.

SCB’s first project in Seattle is a contemporary 27-story condominium tower at 615 Eighth Avenue on First Hill.

November 06, 2019 |

National design firm brings residential high-rise expertise to the Pacific Northwest

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Flange-mounted Isokorb Type S22 structural thermal breaks

Flange-mounted Isokorb Type S22 structural thermal breaks prevent equipment support structures from conducting heat through the heavily insulated rooftop, while providing load-bearing support equivalent to that of conventional monolithic penetrations. (NOTE: Photo taken prior to installation of the roof insulation layer.)

November 06, 2019 |

Built to International Passive House standards, the Corona Senior Residence in Queens, N.Y., prev...

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On the campus of University Hospital in San Antonio, construction has begun on a 12-story tower that will serve women and children patients. Rendering: ZGF and Marmon Mok

November 06, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This $500 million project represents the next phase in the hospital system’s capital improvement...

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All photos courtesy The collective

November 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building offers a stay model ranging from one night to 29 days.

All renderings courtesy UNC Health Care

November 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Skanska USA will build the project in three phases.

Blommer facade

The original Blommer factory, providing the Lindsay Heights neighborhood of Milwaukee with 41 one-bedroom units, 14 two-bedroom units, eight three-bedroom townhomes, and one four-bedroom townhome. The project won Wisconsin Green Built certification and a Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission award. Photo: Roziel Reyes

November 04, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Thanks to projects like this, the Lindsay Heights neighborhood is definitely on the upswing.

Oslo opera house and public space

Courtesy Pixabay

November 01, 2019 |

Two recent reports (October 2019) explore whether car-free downtowns really work, based on experi...

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School of Public Policy aerial UMD campus

All renderings courtesy LEO A DALY

November 01, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LEO A DALY, in association with VJAA, designed the building.

Pulse memorial museum exterior

All renderings courtesy Coldefy & Associés.

November 01, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The design was selected from 68 entries.

Soltra at SanTan Village rendering

Rendering courtesy of Todd & Associates

October 31, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Todd & Associates designed the project.

South West Middle School exterior

All photos courtesy BOND

October 31, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Ai3 Architects designed the project.

1000M tower, Chicago

1000M tower, Chicago, will provide 421 condominium residences upon completion and will be the tallest such structure in the city. Rendering: © 2019. 1000 South Michigan Equities LLC.

October 30, 2019 |

McHugh will start work on the 832-foot-tall residential 1000M tower in December 2019.

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