Campus center at Lawrence University unites nature with architecture
KSS Architects designed the $34 million, four-story, 107,000-sf center, which strives to unite natural and built environments of the university while engaging academic and recreational activities.
Casino to help revive historic racetrack in Florida
The 180,000-sf, two-story addition includes a 1,250-slot gaming floor, a poker mezzanine with 36 tables, a 90-seat casino lounge, and a 180-seat dining village.
Manhattan hotel evokes Japanese-inspired capsule design
Inspired by business class airline cabins and Japanese capsule hotels, the Yotel in New York City uses light-hued and finished materials to achieve a modern and sleek design.
Mixed-use complex features Chicony department store in Chengdu, China
The first phase of a 37-story, mixed-use complex in Chengdu, China, is complete, adding a new 111,500-sf Chicony Plaza department store to the retail community.
Freemason HQ brings centuries-old fraternity to Chicago suburb
Embodying the symbolic origins of traditional Masonic culture, the structure uses stone and brick and is set in a wooded, 16.25-acre site.
New Walter Reed medical center garners LEED Gold
The 560,000-sf, six-story America Building is the largest outpatient medical facility in the military health system.
Insulators’ union to open new HQ in Tinley Park, Ill.
The union has more than 1,200 active members and trains an average of 80 apprentice insulators a year. The new headquarters will allow the union to host more disciplines under one roof.
$21 million science center opens at the University of Puget Sound
The newly opened William T. and Gail Weyerhaeuser Center for Health and Sciences provides students and faculty with state-of-the-art technology and facilities to encourage collaboration across the sciences.
Philadelphia office building earns city’s first LEED Gold
Originally built by Skidmore Owings Merrell in 1981, the building underwent renovations in 2006, adding 721,408 gsf to the structure.
Peabody Opera House in St. Louis gets a jolt from electrical renovations
St. Louis’s historic Peabody Opera House is still clad in its original 76-year-old Art Deco façade, but electrical wiring and lighting controls throughout hallways, banquet rooms and stages are brand new.
Affordable Housing | Mar 8, 2023
7 affordable housing developments built near historic districts, community ties
While some new multifamily developments strive for modernity, others choose to retain historic aesthetics.
Affordable Housing | Mar 2, 2023
These 9 novel housing communities offer support beyond affordability
Here are nine specialized multifamily developments designed to assist their tenants’ needs.
Mixed-Use | Feb 23, 2023
7 mixed-use developments that don't sacrifice housing affordability
Here are seven mixed-use, multifamily projects dedicated to providing affordable housing.
Affordable Housing | Feb 15, 2023
3 multifamily projects dedicated to 100% living affordability
BD+C editors collected over 20 multifamily projects with a focus on affordable housing. These three developments took it to the extreme.
Affordable Housing | Feb 15, 2023
2023 affordable housing roundup: 20+ multifamily projects
In our latest call for entries, Building Design+Construction collected over 20 multifamily projects with a focus on affordable housing. Here is a comprehensive list of all projects in alphabetical order.
Multifamily Housing | Feb 11, 2023
8 Gold and Platinum multifamily projects from the NAHB's BALA Awards
This year's top BALA multifamily winners showcase leading design trends, judged by eight industry professionals from across the country.
Multifamily Housing | Jan 12, 2023
8 noteworthy multifamily housing projects, including a refuge for unsheltered youth
Join us on a nationwide tour of notable new multifamily projects from around the country.
Adaptive Reuse | Dec 21, 2022
University of Pittsburgh reinvents century-old Model-T building as a life sciences research facility
After opening earlier this year, The Assembly recently achieved LEED Gold certification, aligning with the school’s and community’s larger sustainability efforts.
| Jul 11, 2014
First look: Jeanne Gang reinterprets San Francisco Bay windows in new skyscraper scheme
Chicago architect Jeanne Gang has designed a 40-story residential building in San Francisco that is inspired by the city's omnipresent bay windows.
| Apr 8, 2014
Fire resistive curtain wall helps The Kensington meet property line requirements
The majority of fire rated glazing applications occur inside a building to allow occupants to exit the building safely or provide an area of refuge during a fire. But what happens when the threat of fire comes from the outside? This was the case for The Kensington, a mixed-use residential building in Boston.