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.

The “sails” on the exterior of the new Sidra Medical and Research Center in Doha, Qatar, call to mind local dhows and sand patterns. Image: Jeff Goldberg_Esto

February 20, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Three ceramic-clad sails transport its exterior.

Sunset Park Library and residences

Courtesy Magnusson Architecture and Planning

February 19, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Magnusson Architecture and Planning is designing the facility.

Munich stadium

Courtesy 3XN

February 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

3XN Architects is designing the project.

Main lobby of Hyatt Hotel's headquarters

The main lobby of Hyatt Hotels’ 240,000-sf headquarters in Chicago, which has achieved WELL Silver certification. This open office space gives its occupants choices for noise and temperature levels. Gensler was the interior designer, Power Construction the GC. Courtesy International Well Building Institute.

February 15, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Owners and developers are driving demand for wellness features and practices—active stairways, bi...

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400 Georgia facade

All renderings courtesy OSO Design + Westbank Projects Corp.

February 15, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

OSO and Merrick Architecture designed the building.

EMD Serono, which is the name Merck KGaA operates under in the U.S. and Canada, is expanding its R&D facility in Billerica, Mass., one of four such life science facilities that the Germany-based corporation has worldwide. Image: EMD Serono

February 14, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The 145,000-sf addition will be built to meet LEED and WELL certification standards.

Eastside memorial high school new entrance
February 13, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Perkins+Will is designing the school.

Gym and fitness center at 3form

Courtesy 3form

February 11, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

3form, a materials manufacturer, did a top-to-bottom remodel of its Salt Lake City headquarters c...

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San Diego's newest library branch provides a larger state-of-the-art resource for a growing uptown community. Image: Brady Architectural Photography

February 10, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

It features larger gathering spaces and more technology than its predecessor.

Norman Foster (right), Founder and Executive Chairman of London-based Foster + Partners, discussing sketches of the three-arched entrance for his design team's proposal for O'Hare International Airport's new global terminal. Image: Foster + Partners

February 10, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Competition finalists took different approaches to rethinking the logistics of a gigantic, hectic...

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Great Park Ice has a 2,500-person capacity. It is part of a four-rink facility that is the largest ice-skating complex in California, and one of the largest in the country that's accessible to the public. Image: Courtesy of Swinerton Builders.

February 06, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Great Ice Park and FivePoint Arena include four ice rinks.

All images courtesy HALL Group.

February 06, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

HKS is designing the hotel.

Street view west entrance

Courtesy CambridgeSeven

February 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel will be located in Somerville, Mass.

Duluth HQ lobby space

Courtesy Duluth Trading Co.

February 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Plunkett Raysich Architects designed the project.

yotelPAD exterior

Courtesy Stantec.

February 04, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

YotelPAD is a new brand by Yotel.

UM BuildLab at night

All photos courtesy University of Miami

February 01, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Professor Rocco Ceo designed the studio space.

PSC retail and cafe element

Courtesy B+H Architects.

January 31, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Patient Support Centre will be the first project to comply with Toronto’s ­Tier 2 Building St...

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Glorya Kaufman Performing Arts Center at dusk

Courtesy AUX Architecture.

January 31, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

AUX Architecture designed the building.

The Avery, a 618-foot residential tower designed by Rem Koolhaas' OMA.

The top-floor penhouse at The Avery will feature a 1,580-sf private deck that can be customized with amenities like a yoga deck, garden, dining area, and lounge. All renderings: OMA, courtesy Related California

January 29, 2019 | BD+C Staff

A glass-enclosed, full-floor, 8,482-sf penthouse will sit more than 600 feet above San Francisco'...

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CoorsTek Center at dusk

Photo: Nic Lehoux

January 29, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson designed the building.

January 28, 2019 | David malone, Associate Editor

Perkins+Will designed the building.

LUX luxury townhomes exterior

Photo: Lane Dittoe

January 28, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KTGY Architecture + Planning designed the project.

220 Central Park South's limestone facade

220 Central Park South under construction. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons, godsfriendchuck

January 25, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The unit comprises four stories at 220 Central Park South in Manhattan.

Taipei Music Center near the end of construction
January 24, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Reiser + Umemoto designed the facility.

A guest room in the C. Baldwin hotel

Courtesy C. Baldwin Hotel

January 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Rottet Studio designed the hotel.

Choosing modular construction helped control costs, open sooner, and make the process more efficient.

| January 22, 2019 | MBI

Early check in? With modular construction the answer is yes!

Caoba pool deck

Courtesy Miami Worldcenter

January 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Caoba was co-developed by CIM Group and Falcone Group.

Rendering of BelovED Middle School

Courtesy Urbahn Architects

January 21, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The school is named in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision of the “Beloved Community.”

The main reading room in the Chicago Public Library's new West Loop branch. Image: Tom Harris

January 18, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its exterior design reflects the neighborhood’s industrial history, while its interior fosters co...

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Mullin Automotive Park rendering
January 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Foster + Partners is designing the facility.

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