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.
Proto's tech lounge

Proto’s Tech Lounge offers its numerous work-at-home residents a quiet space to get work done and host meetings or conference calls with access to extensive multimedia capabilities. All Photos: Garrett Rowland

October 30, 2019 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

Proto Kendall Square is wooing grad students and millennial STEM workers from what’s arguably ‘th...

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Western Sydney International airport designed by COX and Zaha Hada Architects

All renderings courtesy COX/ZHA

October 30, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The COX/ZHA team was selected from a field of over forty applicants.

Rendering of River Rock apartment complex, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Rendering of River Rock, a planned 163-unit apartment complex in Chattanooga, Tenn., under development by The Beach Company, Charleston, S.C. Rendering: The Beach Company

October 30, 2019 |

River Rock project will add 163 apartments near the Tennessee River in Chattanooga’s downtown riv...

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The restoration of the Harlem Fire Watchtower in North Manhattan, which took two years to complete, required new cross bracing. Images: Courtesy of Thornton Tomasetti 

October 29, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The nearly $8 million project required major structural interventions.

The Heights at dusk

All photos: Laurian Ghinitoiu

October 29, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The school encourages indoor-outdoor learning.

Rendering: Plompmozes

October 28, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Join us on a tour of select student residences at some of America’s top four-year colleges and un...

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Large LEGO bricks incorporated into the building's facade

All images courtesy LEGO Group

October 28, 2019 | David Malone, Assocaite Editor

C.F. Møller Architects designed the project.

Top 55 Airport Sector Construction Firms for 2019

Photo: Pexels

   

October 25, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Hensel Phelps, AECOM, Turner, Skanska, and PCL top the rankings of the nation's largest airport t...

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Top 60 Airport Sector Engineering Firms for 2019 Photo by Michael Gaida from Pixabay

Photo by Michael Gaida from Pixabay

   

October 25, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Arup, Burns & McDonnell, Ghafari Associates, and Kimley-Horn head the rankings of the...

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Top 50 Airport Sector Architecture Firms for 2019  Boarding Area B at San Francisco International Airport’s Harvey Milk Terminal 1. Renderings: HKS

Boarding Area B at San Francisco International Airport’s Harvey Milk Terminal 1. Renderings: HKS

   

October 25, 2019 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, Gensler, HNTB, Corgan, and HOK top the rankings of the nation's largest airport terminal s...

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October 25, 2019 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, HOK, Jacobs, and Turner Construction top the rankings of the nation's largest government b...

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1000M on the Chicago skyline

All renderings couretsy Helmut Jahn.

October 25, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Helmut Jahn designed the project.

Top 80 Retail Construction Firms for 2019 Nike Store on 5th Ave. in New York City. Photo by Jonathan Morefield

Nike Store on 5th Ave. in New York City. Photo by Jonathan Morefield

      

October 24, 2019 | BD+C Staff

PCL, VCC, Whiting-Turner, Shawmut, and W.E. O'Neil top the rankings of the nation's largest retai...

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Top 70 Retail Engineering Firms for 2019   7-Eleven Lab Store, dallas, top retail construction firms, photo by Dror Baldinger, FAIA courtesy CallisonRTKL

7-Eleven Lab Store in Dallas. Photo by Dror Baldinger, FAIA, courtesy CallisonRTKL

   

October 24, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Kimley-Horn, Henderson Engineers, and Core States Group head the rankings of the nation's...

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Top 125 Retail Architecture Firms for 2019  Nike store 5th Ave, top retail engineering firms for 2019, Giants 300 report, Photo by Jonathan Morefield

Nike Store on 5th Ave. in New York City. Photo by Jonathan Morefield

   

October 24, 2019 | BD+C Staff

CallisonRTKL, Gensler, MG2, NELSON, and Stantec top the rankings of the nation's largest retail s...

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Webster Green affordable and supportive housing

Courtesy Magnusson Architecture and Planning

October 24, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Magnusson Architecture and Planning designed the building.

ponce paradise aerial overview

All renderings courtesy AG&T and LandDesign

October 24, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LandDesign and Winstanley Architects & Planners are designing the project.

All photos: Farm Kid Studios

October 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

NELSON Worldwide designed the project.

70 St Mary Axe

All images courtesy Foggo Associates

October 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Foggo Associates designed the building.

Interior of Connectic module

All renderings courtesy Cooper Carry

October 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Connectic by Cooper Carry recently won the 2019 Radical Innovation Award.

Reata Glen, Rancho Mission Viejo, Calif., designed by KTGY Architecture + Planning

Reata Glen, designed by KTGY Architecture + Planning for Spieker Senior Development, is a 480-unit life plan community that opened in May in Rancho Mission Viejo, Calif. Photo: Matthew Anderson

October 22, 2019 |

Ben Seager, AIA, Named KTGY’s New 75+ Service-Enriched National Practice Area Leader

Hildreth exterior

All renderings courtesy Arrowstreet

October 21, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is slated for completion in 2021.

Exterior IHMVCU

All photos: AJ Brown Imaging

October 21, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LEO A Daly designed the building.

A large dune will protect Cinnamon Shore South, a 300-acre subdivision in Port Aransas, Texas, that is one of several mixed-used projects under construction there. Images: Sea Oats Group

October 17, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Three mixed-use communities in Port Aransas are expanding.

25 Kent exteior

Photos: Ty Cole

October 17, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Hollwich Kushner, with Gensler as design development architects, designed the building.

Covenant House Lobby

ALl renderings courtesy FXCollaborative

October 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

FXCollaborative designed the building.

A new study wonders how many retiring adults will be able to afford housing.

A new study wonders how many retiring adults will be able to afford housing.

  

October 16, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies focuses on growing income disparities among people 50...

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Spaces workstations

All images courtesy Skender

October 15, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

It is the third ‘Spaces’ location in Chicago.

Xiqu Center entryway

All photos: David Lloyd, Courtesy SWA

October 14, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Xiqu Center is the first venue in the world designed for classical Chinese Opera.

Eleven multifamily development top tier

All renderings: Paperfarm

October 14, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

RAMSA designed the project.

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