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 renderings courtesy ACRON Group

May 06, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The lounge will be open to guests 21 or older.

A rendering of a drone-powered hospital that would allow patients to access medical supplies and food that would be transported to portals outside of their rooms. Image: Leo A Daly

May 03, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Leo A Daly’s Miami studio envisions a drone-powered hospital that enhances resilience to natural...

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All renderings courtesy Steven Holl Architects

May 02, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Steven Holl Architects designed the project.

Open Text’s 160,000-sf office in San Mateo, Calif., is showcased as an example of the type of office space that is designed to promote employee well being and facilitate social interactions “and a fusion of ideas.” Image: HOK Forward report 

May 02, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The report provides insight into the relative importance of such things as amenities and occupant...

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All photos courtesy Hufton + Crow

May 01, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Amir Mann-Ami Shinar Architects and Planners designed the facility in partnership with Moshe Zur...

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April 30, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The retail company recently unveiled its new AI-enabled store in Levittown, N.Y.

The “front door” of the Smith Campus Center at Harvard is distinguished by a two-story curtainwall. Image: Courtesy of Consigli Construction

April 29, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The university’s Smith Campus Center now offers a centralized gathering place with several dining...

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All photos courtesy LMN Architects

April 29, 2019 | David Malone

LMN Architects designed the facility.

Marcus & Millichap 2019 Apartment sales data

Marcus & Millichap specializes in real estate investment sales and financing.

April 28, 2019 | BY ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR  

Data from Marcus & Millichap 2019 U.S. Multifamily Investment Forecast on Average Price/Dwell...

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5 noteworthy multifamily developments

The Danforth, Seattle. Photo: Aaron Locke Photography

April 27, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Editor

Special-needs housing in West Hollywood, Calif., and a warehouse-turned-apartments in the Twin Ci...

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April 26, 2019 | COURTESY ORGANIZED LIVING  

Organized Living releases new color option for apartment and condominium storage systems.

Miura’s EX Gas/Oil Series High Pressure Steam Boiler at Greenwich (Conn.) Hospital. PHOTO: Miura Boiler

April 26, 2019 | COURTESY MIURA BOILER

Greenwich Hospital, in Greenwich, Conn., chooses new Miura boilers.

Half of corporate and government offices offer wellness programs

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels

April 25, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Nearly 30% of worksites offer programs for physical activity and fitness, according to the CDC....

With sweeping views to the north and east, allowing sightlines into St. Louis's Downtown West District neighborhood, a proposed MLS soccer stadium for the city could be the next anchor in its ongoing downtown revitalization. All renderings courtesy HOK and Snow Kreilich

April 24, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

Plans capitalize on league’s plans to expand.

The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign's new centrally located SOM facility will celebrate and enhance connections between engineering and construction. That focus, and the open-learning approach of the structure which will be completed in 2021, relect changes in the AEC industry. All renderings: Smilodon

April 24, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Campus Instructional Facility will celebrate and foste...

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The Residences at Edison Lofts

Inset, Edison with a Type A4 Edison cell, the nickel-iron alkaline storage battery produced at his factory in West Orange, N.J. Left, The Residences at Edison Lofts: 279 reconstructed apartments and 21 penthouse rentals, plus 34 new-construction units, a parking garage, and retail space. Photo: Prism Capital Partners

April 23, 2019 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor

America’s greatest inventor would have appreciated this project team’s ingenuity and persistence....

April 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

It will be the first citizenM hotel in California.

All Photos: Chuck Choi

April 22, 2019 | David Malone, Assocaite Editor

Ann Beha Architects designed the building.

Renderings: Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

April 19, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

Brutalist structure to be softened with redesign by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects.

All renderings courtesy Perkins+Will

April 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Perkins+Will is designing the building.

All photos courtesy Harvard Jolly

April 17, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Harvard Jolly designed the building.

Multifamily rentals are still alive and kickin’

Multifamily housing starts should hit 379,000 units this year. That’s 2% down from 2018’s 386,000, but well ahead of the average for multifamily starts from 2000 to 2007. Photo: Pexels

April 16, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Editor, Multifamily Design+Construction

Apartments are being built, and in goodly number. But not enough of it is affordable.

Photo: Max Touhey

April 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Bjarke Ingels Group designed the facility.

It’s official: China opens first green hospital, designed by HMC Architects

With an eye-catching, sustainable design, Shunde Hospital aims to be the vanguard of a nationwide system of energy efficient, cutting edge teaching hospitals throughout China. The complex of buildings dominates the city of Shunde. Photo: David Wakely, courtesy HMC Architects

April 15, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

Shunde Hospital of Southern Medical University is the official pilot green hospital for developme...

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The 10,000-person capacity Las Vegas Ballpark is located in the heart of suburban Summerlin, Nev., with a population of more than 100,000. Image: Howard Hughes Corporation

April 12, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Developer Howard Hughes views the stadium as an essential piece to this master-planned community’...

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All Photos: Nigel Young / Foster + Partners

April 12, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Foster + Partners designed the facility.

NYC officials partner with nonprofit to build modular affordable housing

Renderings: Think! Architecture and Design

April 12, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

Thorobird and BACDYS partner with Brooklyn’s FullStack Modular on project.

All photos courtesy of Magnusson Architecture + Planning

April 11, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Magnusson Architecture + Planning designed the building.

Hilton's 'canopy' lifestyle brand hotel opens in Minneapolis' Mill District

Photos: Kruger Images, courtesy DLR Group 

April 10, 2019 | By Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

The project involved converting a 1904 industrial building.

BU data sciences building

All renderings courtesy KPMB

April 09, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KPMB Architects is designing the project.

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