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.

All photos: Laurian Ghinitoiu

July 11, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project gives Bordeaux an art-filled public space from the waterfront to the city’s new urban...

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Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union at San Diego State University. Photo: Pixabay

Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union at San Diego State University. Photo: Pixabay

July 10, 2019 | Gordian

Using RSMeans data from Gordian, here are the most recent costs per square foot of college studen...

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All renderings courtesy COBE

July 10, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

COBE designed the building.

All renderings courtesy C.F. Møller Architects

July 09, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

C.F. Møller Architects is designing the project.

Collaborative for High Performance Schools releases 2019 Core Criteria Version 3.0 Update

Photo: Pixabay

July 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The update adds credits to lower carbon footprints and to promote climate change resiliency.

All images courtesy Patalab

July 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Patalab is designing the building.

All images courtesy LandDesign

July 03, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Gensler and LandDesign designed the project.

Two 40-story residential towers in Singapore were built with nearly 1,900 prefabricated modules. Image: Courtesy of Bouygues Bâtiment International

July 03, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The state has been pushing for improvements in construction management.

All photos: Ben Benschneider

July 02, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

Called the Seattle Veterans Affairs Mental Health and Research Building, the structure is meant t...

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Designed by Perkins+Will, Northwestern University’s 12-story Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center contains spaces which are reconfigurable for different uses and which were crafted with researchers and their tasks in mind. The structure also is meant to strengthen collaboration between the education, research, and medical professional communities.

July 02, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

Designed by Perkins+Will, the Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center...

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All renderings courtesy MAD

July 01, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

MAD beat out four other proposals for the opportunity to design the theater.

Courtesy OMA

June 28, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building is being designed by Office for Metropolitan Architecture/Shohei Shigematsu in colla...

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David Baker Architects wins 2019 HUD 'best in affordable housing' honor

Williams Terrace, Charleston, S.C., designed by David Baker Architects. The project echoes the iconic Charleston single house, with piazzas that function much like porches. These wide, open-air corridors provide external circulation and surround an airy central courtyard. Photo: Luker Photography, courtesy AIA

   

June 27, 2019 | AIA

The firm's Williams Terrace project is the first dedicated housing for Charleston, S.C.’s low-inc...

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Row New York Boathouse, courtesy Foster + Partners

Rendering courtesy Foster + Partners

  

June 27, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will sit on the banks of the Harlem River in Sherman Creek Park.

Modular construction can deliver projects 50% faster

Modular carries a potential cost savings of up to 20%, but there is a risk of up to a 10% loss if delivery or material costs spike, the report says.

June 26, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Modular construction can deliver projects 20% to 50% faster than traditional methods and drastica...

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Virgin Trains breaks ground on Orlando expansion

Courtesy Virgin Trains

June 26, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The company is developing 170 miles of new track.

Wanderwall, North Carolina 2019 design innovation report: Super labs, dream cabins, office boardwalks, façades as art

Wanderwall is one of the largest public art pieces in North Carolina. Designed by Marc Fornes/Theverymany, it reimagines an exterior wall of the Stonewell Station parking garage along Interstate 277 in Charlotte (more below). Photo: NAARO

     

June 25, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

9 projects that push the limits of architectural design, space planning, and material innovation....

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Images courtesy CetraRuddy

June 25, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

CetraRuddy designed the project and Delshah Capital is the developer.

Despite a decline in rental households, multifamily construction pushed forward last year. Image: Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies

June 25, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

However, supply shortages, especially on the affordable end, are likely to push rents even higher...

June 20, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

A 162,500 SF dealership building set on 16 acres, Central Houston Nissan, in Texas, is being tout...

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June 19, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

It is being called the only venue of its kind between Istanbul and Singapore that can host events...

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Exterior of planned Visitor and Education Center

All Images courtesy John Ronan Architects

June 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Architect John Ronan will design the building.

Renderings courtesy The Architectural Team

June 17, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Architectural Team designed the project.

Turner workers position top beam for a new building on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University. Image: Turner Construction

June 15, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The building includes a “command center” for training students to interact with emergency personn...

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Courtesy Gensler

June 12, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Eight firms in total revealed concepts for the first fully considered and technically feasible Sk...

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Photos courtesy HLW

June 06, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

HLW designed the project.

Klein A45, Catskill Mountains, New York, by Bjarke Ingels Group. Photo: Matthew Carbone

Pictured: Klein A45, Catskill Mountains, New York, by Bjarke Ingels Group. This prototype mountainside cabin is entirely customizable for homeowners to purchase, tailor, and have the tiny house built within 4-6 months in any location, for any purpose. Photo: Matthew Carbone

June 04, 2019 | AIA

Bjarke Ingels Group's prototype mountainside cabin and Fieldwork's forest pedestrian bridges are...

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June 04, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Design Collective is the project’s architect.

11 trends in senior living

The Carillon at Belleview Station, a 163-unit complex near the Denver light transit line. The project team: MGL Partners, owner; Parikh Stevens Architects, architect; StudioSIX5, interior designer; and Milender White, general contractor. Photo: Michael Lowry Photography

June 03, 2019 | Pat Curry, Contributing Editor

Style, flexibility, and fun highlight the latest design trends for the 55+ market.

Freedom Rail Century Gray closet system from Organized Living

Freedom Rail Century Gray closet system from Organized Living, which celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2019.

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