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.

A double-height annex serves as Jupiter Entertainment office’s social and pantry area, including a 12-seat conference room, that’s bathed in natural light. Image: Peter Dressel/Wilk Marketing Communications

June 06, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The project team completed this full-floor renovation in four months.

Dax Alzheimer's Village. Courtesy NORD Architects.

June 06, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new facility will provide research on a new way of treating Alzheimer’s patients.

The lobby of the new Summit Complex at Pikes Peak will provide visitors with breathtaking views. Image: RTA Architects, GWWO Inc./Architects

June 02, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The 26,000-sf facility will be green, resilient, and emphasize the view rather than the architect...

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New library offers a one-stop shop for what society is craving: hands-on learning

Photo: Howard County Library System/Geoffrey S. Baker

June 01, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Beyond lending books and DVDs, the Elkridge (Md.) branch library loans household tools like ladde...

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View of the outdoor grand stair joining the museum to Argyros Plaza

Courtesy Morphosis Architects

June 01, 2018 | David Malone, ASsociate Editor

Morphosis designed the building.

Exterior of EarthCampus HQ

Courtesy EarthCam

May 31, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Watch a time-lapse of the HQ being built from groundbreaking to grand opening.

May 30, 2018 |
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Silicon Valley cities considering taxes aimed at large employers

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May 30, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The aim is to offset the impact on housing costs and homelessness by tech companies.

Bloomington, San Bernardino, Calif.

The new San Bernardino County branch library on Valley Boulevard became the focal point for the multigenerational complex. Local residents helped choose the vernacular for the architectural exterior—California Mission style, with stucco walls, balconies, shutters, and classic red roofs. Photo: Cristian Costa, Costa Photography 

May 30, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

An “intergenerational” mixed-use apartment complex may be a prototype for reenergizing neglected...

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The 28-unit Distillery North Apartments, South Boston, Mass.

The 28-unit Distillery North Apartments, South Boston, Mass. Project team: Fred Gordon/Second Street Associates, ICON Architects, Petersen Engineering, Mechanical Air of New England, Adam Cohen and Mark Anstey, and Commodore Builders. Photo: Camille Maren, Primary Design

May 24, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

17 tips from our experts on the best way to carry out passive house design and construction for y...

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VA clinic exterior

Courtesy Leo A Daly

May 24, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Leo A Daly designed the facility.

Yarn Works, Boston

The expansive common area at the Yarn Works provides TV and workspace areas and a warming kitchen. Additional amenities include a fitness center, yoga room, and bicycle storage. WinnDevelopment has carried out more than 20 such mill renovations  across New England. Photo: © Andy Ryan

May 23, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Having long outlived their original uses, two century-old New England mills have become valuable...

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Fitts-Woolard Hall exterior

Courtesy Clark Nexsen

May 22, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Clark Nexsen designed the new building.

AAA HQ Entry

Photo: HGA

May 22, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

HGA designed the space.

Google Canada’s 58,000-sf headquarters was designed as a “elegant garage,” and features work of local artists. It was also the first Google office to have a real miniature golf course.  Photo courtesy Google/Camilla Pucholt

May 22, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Perkins Eastman recommends personalization, access and “linkages,” and variety as design criteria...

Cleveland clinic exterior

The seven-story cancer center is clad in glass curtain wall to maximize daylighting and views of the campus. In the main lobby, greeters welcome patients upon arrival. A palette of wood, glass, and daylight provides clear wayfinding throughout the ground level. Robert Benson Photography.

May 17, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Gold Award: Cleveland Clinic’s new cancer center is a transparent, collaborative hub for improved...

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The 240-sf dog spa at Seattle’s AMLI Arc apartment tower, photo by Benjamin Benschneider

The 240-sf dog spa at Seattle’s AMLI Arc apartment tower has two stainless-steel washbasins, a hydraulic grooming table, a pet dryer, and a hair vacuum system. “We chose a no-frills aesthetic to blend with the building’s deconstructed interior design concept,” says Interior Designer Camilla Watson, ZGF Architects. Photo: © Benjamin Benschneider

May 16, 2018 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

Self-serve dog-washing stations are reinforcing strong bonds between multifamily residents and th...

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SF Brewing Co. Tap Room

Rendering courtesy BCV Architecture + Interiors

May 16, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

BCV Architecture + Interiors designed the space.

USTA courts

The 65-acre USTA campus features a complex that includes sports facilities, offices, and living quarters. Photo: Garrett Rowland.

May 16, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Gold Award: With 100 courts and more than 260,000 sf of vertical construction, the USTA National...

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The Line Lofts exterior

Photo: Bruce Damonte.

May 16, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SPF:architects designed the building.

Aerial view of new SDSU apartment neighborhood

Rendering courtesy of KWK Architects

May 15, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The units will house juniors, seniors, and graduate students.

Bentley Arena
May 15, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The university arena was designed by Architectural Resources Cambridge.

May 14, 2018 | Yardi Matrix

Year-over-year rent growth leaders in April were Orlando, Fla., Sacramento, Calif., Las Vegas, Ta...

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May 09, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

These six recently completed projects represent some of the newest trends in multifamily housing....

Trinity Church Wall Street, which hasn't been renovated since 1946, will be closed through the Spring of 2020 for extensive upgrades and improvements. Image: Courtesy of Trinity Church

May 08, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Improvements will include a new lighting and sound system, and a movable altar.

Kites made from ALPOLIC metal composite material with fire retardant core hang from the ceilings in the Voxman Music Building at the University of Iowa. Photo credit: Mitchell Stier

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Rendering of Gulf Coast Medical Center

Courtesy HKS

May 07, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

HKS is designing the project and Skanska USA will build it.

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