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.

Last September, the three-year-old online bedding retailer Boll & Branch opened its first brick-and-mortar outlet, a 2,137-sf space in the Mall at Short Hills (N.J.). It is billing this as an “experiental” showroom, and reportedly plans to open another 20 physical stores. Image: Boll & Branch

February 06, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new report on retailing’s future expects customers to have much more influence on what goods an...

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Interior of new timber office building

Courtesy Michael Green Architecture/Lotus Equity Group

February 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor + John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Michael Green Architecture is designing the building.

February 01, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The iconic stadium opened in 1923.

February 01, 2018 | Terry Doumkos, CBRE FUSION Program

Efficient supply chains enable companies to be more competitive in the marketplace.

Report: Spending spree on new buildings a risky venture for some U.S. universities

Photo: Pixabay

January 31, 2018 | Sightlines

Higher education institutions continue to add new buildings in spite of increased stress on facil...

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4 ways multifamily developers can attract Baby Boomer, Millennial buyers

Photo: Pixabay

January 31, 2018 | BD+C Staff

As Baby Boomers downsize and Millennials begin buying homes, multifamily developments in dynamic...

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Senior living design trends for 2018

Jewel tones, lush fabrics, and mixed metals highlights the interior design trends for 2018. Photo: studioSIX5

January 31, 2018 | studioSIX5

Public-facing fitness centers and “sense of place” design accents are among the emerging trends i...

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“The ballooning costs of healthcare act as a hungry tapeworm on the American economy,” said Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO.

“The ballooning costs of healthcare act as a hungry tapeworm on the American economy,” said Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO. Photo: flickr creative commons

January 30, 2018 | BD+C Staff

The three mega companies—Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase—will pursue the formation...

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Amazon's Spheres

Photo courtesy of NBBJ

January 30, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Spheres provide the most unique aspect of Amazon’s downtown Seattle headquarters.

Photo: Aero Icarus, Wikimedia Commons

January 29, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The plane was removed from its cliffside perch five days after the incident.

VT Carilion Biomedical Research Addition
January 29, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is a collaboration between Carilion Clinic and Virginia Tech.

Fashion Show Mall, located on the Las Vegas Strip, is Nevada’s largest shopping center. Since opening in 1981, this three-level mall—with nearly 1.9 million sf of selling space and 250 stores—has gone through several expansions and anchor tenant changes. Image: CallisonRTKL

January 26, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Superregional malls and open-air shopping centers have shown resilience in the face on online com...

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Austin, Texas
January 25, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Over the past 10 years, the number of renters has increased by 23 million.

Alys Beach, a luxury residential community in western Florida, enforces building standards that protect its houses from high winds. Image: Alys Beach

January 24, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Alys Beach’s in-house GC builds to standards set by the FORTIFIED program.

Apartment rent rates jump 2.5% in 2017, led by small and mid-sized markets

Photo: Pixabay

January 24, 2018 | BD+C Staff

The average price for one-bedroom units increased the most.

U.S. hotel markets with the largest construction pipelines

Photo: Pixabay

January 24, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Dallas, Houston, and New York lead the way, with more than 460 hotel projects in the works.

Aerial rendering of Kihei High School

Rendering courtesy G70

January 24, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

G70 is the architect, planner, and civil engineer of record for the project.

Rendering courtesy of BIG and Brick Visual

January 23, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The original proposal was first unveiled in 2014.

Co-working space in Tribe

Photo: Catalina Ayubi

January 23, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new space has been dubbed ‘Tribe.’

Maersk Tower and the floating path

Photo: Adam Mørk

January 22, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

C. F. Møller designed the building.

The 360-degree classroom in the Spark

The circle-in-the-round classroom in The Spark. Photo: Benjamin Benschneider

January 19, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The circle-in-the-round classroom can accommodate 275 students.

January 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

How Populous’ high-tech ceiling concept would increase the flexibility of any eSports arena.

A rendering of a possible new premium seat

Biometric seating technology utilizes a combination of displays and AR/VR technologies to place fans in the middle of the action, with real-time data analysis.

January 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Populous is exploring biometric seating technology that utilizes a combination of displays and AR...

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The main-event stage at The International

The main-event stage at The International, an annual Dota 2 eSports championship tournament, held at the KeyArena in Seattle. Photo: Wikipedia.

January 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

More than 380 million fans take in professional video gaming events each year, but most do so wit...

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UIC's new living/learning complex

Rendering courtesy of SCB

January 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB) designed the facility.

Kitchens are one of the must-have features in spec suites, ready-to-move-in office spaces that are increasingly attractive to smaller, newer companies looking for rentals. Image: Darrin Hunter, courtesy of Dyer Brown

January 18, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Filling a need for startups looking for quick move-ins.

The 20 finalists for Amazon's HQ2

Courtesy Amazon

January 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The company expects to invest over $5 billion in construction and grow HQ2 to include as many as...

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Rendering of the exterior of the Concours at Carlisle
January 17, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new development will represent the only auto condo community in Central Pennsylvania.

CBD Detroit exterior rendering

Rendering courtesy of City Club Apartments

January 16, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The development is being built on the former site of the Statler Hotel.

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