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.
Rendering of Schallenkamp Hall

Rendering courtesy of KWK Architects

March 07, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KWK Architects designed the project.

The 96,000-sf Merrill Place, a residence hall on the 170-acre campus of Plymouth (N.H.) State University, will convert its student rooms to hotel rooms during the summer. Image: (c) Anton Grassl

March 06, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The opening of a new residence hall could help with Plymouth State University’s hospitality marke...

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Facade of the new Landsbankinn building

Rendering courtesy Beauty and the Bit

March 06, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Landsbankinn is Iceland’s largest bank.

March 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The substantial use of glass on the interior of Apple Park has caused headaches for some employee...

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Dining area at Eataly L.A.
March 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Italian marketplace’s first West Coast location includes a clean room for mozzarella and gela...

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Katerra's sole factory, in Phoenix, produces wall panels, roof and floor trusses, cabinets, and countertops. The company, which recently raised $865 million in new venture capital financing, expects to have five more plants operating by year's end. Image: Katerra

March 04, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Investors flock to this vertically integrated startup, which automates its design and constructio...

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March 01, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The deal is worth $30 million.

Transwestern data points to demand for larger rental units among baby boomers

Photo: Pexels

February 28, 2018 | Transwestern

As baby boomers seek to downsize from large homes, developers are increasingly designing apartmen...

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The Sheldon Chalet with the aurora borealis in the background

All images courtesy Jeff Shultz Photography

February 28, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Decades in the making, the chalet is located within 10 miles of Denali’s summit.

The gasholders London

Courtesy Wilkinson Eyre

February 27, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new residences are part of the King’s Cross redevelopment scheme.

The new museum plaza

Rendering courtesy Cooper Robertson.

February 26, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The goal of the project is to create closer and more robust connections between the Gateway Arch...

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Spinning energy: Members of ECO Gym in Rochester, N.Y., ride bikes that return power to the building. Image: SportsArt

February 23, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The equipment’s supplier is eyeing the U.S. for aggressive growth.

The Sur multifamily development
February 22, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building is part of the National Gateway mixed-use development at Potomac yard.

Interior collaboration area in St. Jude's advanced research center

Rendering courtesy of The Crump Firm

February 21, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Crump Firm is designing the project.

Photo: Magda Biernat

February 20, 2018 | David malone, Associate Editor

Approximately 400 employees will occupy the SkB Architects-designed space.

A view of a shared office space operated by WeWork, which has 200,000 members and locations in 20 countries. Flex and co-working offices are gaining broader acceptance among corporate tenants, property managers, and landlords. Image: Matteo Doni, via Wikimedia Commons

February 20, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

More landlords see these spaces as “long-term solutions.”

Aerial view of APAC

Rendering courtesy of SPF:architects

February 20, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SPF:architects designed the complex.

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...

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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...

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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...

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February 13, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

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

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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...

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February 08, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

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

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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...

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