As the population ages, designers of commercial and multifamily applications are incorporating new solutions to meet those demands. Ergonomics can be an integral part of design, manufacturing, and use. Nowhere is this more critical than in bathroom design.read more
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The technology measures light levels, humidity and temperature, motion, and sound.
A roll-up emergency department, next-gen telemedicine center, and biophilic cooling pods are amon...read more
The $24 million renovation of the historic Van Antwerp building in Mobile, Ala., involved working on a tight urban site and reconstituting the building for corporate and mixed-use tenants. Renovations included an 11-story addition, a new parking deck, and completely new interiors. The Building Team consisted of Goodwyn |Mills| Cawood (architect and designer), Doster Construction (GC), and Thompson Engineering (engineer). Photo: Mason Fischer Photography
Reconstruction is always a balancing act between the client’s pro forma and what the building nee...read more
Europa Building, Brussels, Belgium. Photo: Riki, Wikipedia Creative Commons
The Beck Group, Stantec, and IMC Consruction top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of...read more
Inverness Village Hall, Inverness, Ill. Photo: Neva O'Laughlin, Wikimedia Creative Commons
HOK, Stantec, Turner Construction Co.,Clark Group, AECOM and STV top Building Design+Construction...read more
Texas Capitol Building. Pixabay Public Domain
CannonDesign, Stantec, Turner Construction Co.,Mortensen Construction, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff...read more
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The hotel will combine the AC Hotels, Residence Inn, and SpringHill Suites brands.
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The arts center will foster creativity for making and presenting works across all disciplines...
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The winning firm will design the master plan and central buildings for the man made Haikou Bay is...read more
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The 66-story building is now the 7th tallest completed building in Guangzhou.
The Pavilion at Ole Miss opened January 7. The 9,500-seat multipurpose facility is home to the University of Mississippi men’s and women’s basketball teams. AECOM designed the $96.5 million facility. BL Harbert International was general contractor. The Rebels men beat ’Bama in the opener, 74-66. Image: © Jeffrey Jacobs courtesy of AECOM.
Schools are renovating existing structures or building new sports facilities that can serve the s...read more
The Pavilion at Ole Miss, Oxford, Miss. AECOM (architect) and BL Harbert International (GC). Image courtesy of AECOM.
Populous, HKS, and HOK top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s largest...read more
A construction crew installs one of 1,200 prefabricated cross-laminated timber (CLT) wall panels that make up the 92-room Candlewood Suites at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Ala. Leadlease was the GC, developer, and owner on the project. It is the nation’s first all-CLT hotel project. Photo courtesy of Lendlease.
By privatizing the construction, renovation, operation, maintenance, and ownership of its hotels ...read more
Intelligence Community Campus, Bethesda, Md. Photo: Leo A Daly
HDR, Clark Nexsen, and Guernsey top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s...read more
The Francis Crick Institute, which opens this summer in London, epitomizes the trend in science and technology projects to combine disciplines and encourage transparency. The Building Team includes HOK (architect and lead designer), AKT-II (SE), Arup (PM, services engineer), CBRE (planning consultant), Turner & Townsend (cost consultant), HCD (approved inspector), RLB (CDM consultant), Cordless (ICT consultant), Exova Warrington (fire consultant), and Horus (security consultant). Photo courtesy of HOK.
Interdisciplinary interaction is a common theme among many new science and technology offices....
Georgia BioScience Training Center, Atlanta, Ga. Cooper Carry (architect), Technical College System of Georgia (owner), NBP Engineers (MEP), Eberly & Associates (CE). Photo: Carol Meyhoefer courtesy of Cooper Carry.
Perkins+Will, HDR, and HOK top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s larg...read more
As part of the design for its corporate headquarters, SRAM, a bike parts maker in Chicago, held a contest for employees to design bike racks for their workstations. Perkins+Will was designer on this project. Photo: Michelle Litvin Studio courtesy of Perkins+Will.
Technology is redefining how offices function and is particularly salient in the growing trend of...read more
Lenovo Campus Global Headquarters, Beijing, China. Lenovo Co. Ltd. (owner), CallisonRTKL (architect). Photo courtesy of CallisionRTKL.
Gensler, HOK, and Perkins+Will top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s...read more
Cadillac House is definitely not your father's car dealership. The 12,000-sf showroom in New York City, part Cadillac's new corporate headquarters, includes an events runway and incubator space for visiting designers. Shawmut Design + Construction built it, Gensler designed it. Photo: @Chris Leonard, courtesy of Gensler.
Retail is becoming closely aligned with entertainment, and malls that can be repositioned as life...read more
Audimas Concept Store. Photo: Valdas Ruzgys, Wikimedia Commons
Gensler, GreenbergFarrow, and MG2 top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation...read more
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.
Streamlined design and delivery approaches for individual business enterprises and co-location fa...read more
@Tokyo Data Center, Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Guilhem Vellut, flick Creative Commons.
Gensler, Corgan, and HDR top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s larges...read more
A dramatic, three-story wood sculpture of North Carolina State University’s wolf mascot highlights the central atrium of the school’s $120 million Talley Student Union in Raleigh, N.C. On the Building Team: Duda Paine Architects (design architect), Cooper Carry (interior architect), Stewart, Inc. (SE), Stanford White (MEP), Kimley-Horn & Associates (CE), and Rodgers Builders/Russell/Dayeco (joint CM). Photo courtesy of Rodgers Builders.
Budget constraints are compelling some public institutions to pursue alternative methods of finan...read more
Talley Student Union, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C. Duda Paine Architects (design architect), Cooper Carry (interior architect), Stewart, Inc. (SE), Stanford White (MEP), Kimley-Horn & Associates (CE), and Rodgers Builders/Russell/Dayeco (joint CM). Photo courtesy of Rodgers Builders.
Gensler, Perkins+Will, and CannonDesign top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the...read more
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The Frank Lloyd Wright Revival Initiative is set to begin its reconstruction efforts with the Ban...read more
Bluebeam users inspire technological change through shared insights and training at three-day eve...read more
Battery Park City, New York City, New York. Photo: Gryffindor, Creative Commons
To address the affordability problem and attract tenants, owners and developers are experimenting...read more
The John Buck Company is the developer for 3Eleven, a 24-story, 245-unit apartment building. The site is the parking lot of Assumption Roman Catholic Church, in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. The land owner, the Order of Friars Servants of Mary, will get renovations to its priory out of the deal. The transit-oriented project will provide parking for 109 cars and 50 bicycles, plus 3,000 sf of ground-floor retail. FitzGerald Associates Architects is the designer. Photo courtesy Fitzgerald Associates Architects
Perkins Eastman, CallisonRTKL, and Solomon Cordwell Buenz top Building Design+Construction’s annu...read more
The Chespapeake Bay Foundation’s Brock Environmental Center, Virginia Beach, Va., is only the eleventh building to earn Living Building Challenge status. It generated 83% more energy than it used over the past year and treats rainwater so that it is drinkable. SmithGroupJJR led the Building Team: Skanska (owner’s rep), A+F Engineering (SE), WPL (CE), Biohabitats (water treatment), The Façade Group (BECx), and Hourigan Construction (GC). Photo: Prakash Patel / courtesty SmithGroupJJR
AEC leaders in green building are stepping up to a higher level of innovation and to be a green l...read more
Georgia BioScience Training Center, Social Circle, Ga.Building Team: Cooper Carry (architect), Technical College System of Georgia (owner), Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (GC). Photo: Carol Meyhoefer, courtesy Cooper Carry
Gensler, Stantec, and HOK top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s large...read more