Data Centers

Aligned Energy's colocation center in Phoenix, one of America's top-10 multi-tenant data center markets. Image: Connie Zhou Photography

August 28, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

As construction and leasing surge, one big contractor worries about his industry’s talent shortag...

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An aerial rendering of the Kolos data center in Ballangen

Rendering courtesy of HDR

August 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 600,000-sm facility will be on a secure property surrounded by a moat.

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July 25, 2017 | Jeremy Meyers, BD Manager, Data Center Solutions

This article outlines the current data center landscape in the healthcare sector, industry trends...

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Inside 911 call center in San Antonio, where employees can relax

The Bexar Metro 911 Regional Operations Center in Texas includes areas where employees can get brief respites from their stressful jobs. The design and construction emphasize natural light and air quality. Image: Courtesy of Page

July 21, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Operations Center consolidates activities that previously were being handled at 25 locations....

Customers of Aligned Data Center’s 100,000-sf facility in Plano, Texas, pay only for the energy they use, in a program aimed at helping clients more precisely approximate their energy needs. This same pricing program will be used for Aligned’s 550,000-sf data center in Phoenix. Photo courtesy of Aligned Energy.

October 10, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

AEC firms see opportunities as consultants for clients trying to figure out which data center sol...

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Photo courtesy SmithGroupJJR

September 26, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Over the past two years, SmithGroup has been getting more requests from clients for micro data ce...

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Photo: Cory Doctorow, flickr Creative Commons

September 19, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The aim of the standard was to ‘not stifle innovation.’

CyrusOne Data Center, Houston, by Kirksey Architecture, Bihner-Chen (SE), KW Mission Critical Engineering (MEP), Skanska (GC). Photo: Aker imaging / Joe Aker, courtesy Kirksey Architecture.

August 10, 2016 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

Streamlined design and delivery approaches for individual business enterprises and co-location fa...

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Facebook Data Center, Prineville, Oregon. Photo: Tom Raftery, flickr Creative Commons.

August 10, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Vanderweil Engineers, Jacobs, and Syska Hennessy Group top Building Design+Construction’s annual...

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Google Data Center, The Dalles, Oregon. Photo: Tony Webster, flickr Creative Commons.

August 10, 2016 | BD+C Staff

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., Holder Construction Co., and DPR Construction top Building De...

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@Tokyo Data Center, Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Guilhem Vellut, flick Creative Commons.

August 10, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Corgan, and HDR top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s larges...

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The latest addition to Atlanta's Tech Square innovation center is Coda, a 1-million-sf mixed-use complex that is designed for collaboration between researchers and the private sector, and will include retail space activated by an outdoor plaza. Image: John Portman & Associates

April 24, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A much anticipated, Portman-developed tower project will include collaborative office spaces, a d...

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ASHRAE publication on impact of IT equipment on data center design released

Photo: Bob Mical/Creative Commons

April 01, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The book offers advice for designing structures in the fast-changing data center industry.

Microsoft testing submersible data centers

Photo: Project Natick, via Microsoft

February 01, 2016 | BD+C Staff

The project, named Project Natick, featured a successful prototype trial run last summer.

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Top 10 markets for data center construction

Novartis's Alcon Laboratories campus in Texas includes a 37,000-sf data center with a 100 kW PV array for on-site power. JLL's latest Data Center outlook says more third-party data centers are turning to alternative energy sources for their long-term power needs. Image courtesy Integrated Design Group

January 28, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

JLL’s latest outlook foresees a maturation in certain metros.

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