Reconstruction & Renovation

Courtesy Albert Duce, Wikimedia Commons

April 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Kraemer Design has been selected as the architect of record and historic consultant on the Detroi...

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Photo: Garrett Rowland

April 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

An open plan with social hubs maximizes co-working and engagement.

Park Avenue Foyer. Rendering courtesy of SOM and Methanoia Inc.

March 30, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Pierre-Yves Rochon prepared the designs for what will be one o...

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Rendering courtesy of Morris Adjmi Architects

March 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building is located in West Chelsea between the High Line and West Street.

A new study by PwC details how the industrial sector could get more involved as an influencer, and possibly as investors, in the massive infrastructure spending program that federal lawmakers and The White House now seem committed to moving forward. Image: Pixabay

March 16, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The accounting and consulting firm PwC offers the industrial sector a five-step approach to getti...

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Rendering courtesy Powerhouse Environmental Arts Foundation and Herzog & de Meuron.

March 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The century-old building will be turned into fabrication shops in wood, metal, ceramics, textiles...

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Rendering courtesy of Sage and Coombe

February 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The pavilion has been awaiting repair since storm damage in 2011 rendered the structure unsafe fo...

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Photo: Morphosis Architects

February 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The redesigned rooms focused on scale, color, tactility, unexpected form, and connections to the...

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Rendering courtesy of Blackstone and Equity Office

February 02, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will be the first major renovation in the building’s 43-year history.

Rendering courtesy of EFFEKT

January 30, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The transformed building would provide space for street sports, street culture, and street art....

Rendering courtesy of Johnson Nathan Strohe.

January 25, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 1883 Denver Hose Company No.1 building will be fully restored as part of the project.

Courtesy of LMN Architects

November 18, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LMN Architects is the architect and interior designer for the Bebb and Gould-designed museum.


Even though the Seaholm Power Plant has been out of operation since 1989, its iconic stacks still define the Seaholm District, which includes a 30-story residential condominium high-rise and low-rise retail/office space. The central plaza is illuminated by a custom responsive light installation coordinated by the city of Austin’s Art and Public Places program. Courtesy of Casey Dunn Photography.

November 11, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The power plant was on the National Register of Historic Places and is a Recorded Texas Historic...

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The Grand Lobby is accented by original millwork that was reinstalled after the columns were structurally reinforced. Courtesy Brad Pogatetz Photography

November 11, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Built in 1893 for the World’s Columbian Exposition, the CAA was an exclusive social club founded...

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September 27, 2016 | Getty Conservation Institute

Getty-led research and funding leads to important site repairs and long-term conservation managem...

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The massive DAYTONA Rising Project in progress.

| September 13, 2016 | Bluebeam

Daytona International Speedway has undergone a $400 million full-scale makeover to update the fac...

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Rendering courtesy of LMNB via ArchDaily

September 08, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

According to the architects, Maison Edouard François, the project will act as a new green lung fo...

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Main Concert Hall. Image courtesy of Sydney Opera House

August 31, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Acoustical improvements will be made alongside upgrades in accessibility, efficiency, and flexibi...

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Clark Construction crew members install an Edge Guard infection control panel at Fair Oaks (Va.) Hospital. The system is reusable and integrates ICRA barrier requirements, including pressure monitoring, notices, security, and filtration. Photo courtesy of Clark Construction.

August 23, 2016 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Clark Construction Group pilots the Edge Guard system on the Fair Oaks (Va.) Hospital reconstruct...

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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

August 19, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Reconstruction is always a balancing act between the client’s pro forma and what the building nee...

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Uline Arena, Washington, D.C. Antunovich Associates (architect), DAVIS Construction (GC), SSA (MEP), Douglas Development Corporation (owner). Photo: © Rick McCleary 2016 courtesy of DAVIS Construction.

August 19, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Robins & Morton, and The Boldt Company top Building Design+Construction’s annual rank...

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Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, Washington, D.C. Photo: G. Edward Johnson, Wikimedia Creative Commons

August 19, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Gilbane Building Co., Turner Construction Co., and The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. top Buildin...

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Europa Building, Brussels, Belgium. Photo: Riki, Wikipedia Creative Commons

August 19, 2016 | BD+C Staff

The Beck Group, Stantec, and IMC Consruction top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of...

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Volunteers from long-time sponsor, Walsh Construction, pose with homeowners during National Rebuilding Day 2016.

August 16, 2016 | Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago

Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago’s work engages 3,500 volunteers every year to work on more than...

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Images courtesy Frank Lloyd Wright Revival Initiative

August 09, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Frank Lloyd Wright Revival Initiative is set to begin its reconstruction efforts with the Ban...

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Synagogues in Omaha and New York get new lives after intense reconstruction

The performance space at the Omaha (Neb.) Conservatory of Music was carved from the sanctuary of what had been Temple Israel. Image: @2015 Dan Schwalm/HDR

June 16, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Omaha Conservatory of Music gets a new home in a temple. A fire leads to an ambitious rebuild...

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The Net Zero Plus Electrical Training Institute in Los Angeles expects to consume 51% less energy and produce 1.25 times the energy it uses, thanks to a $15.5 million retrofit. Image courtesy of NZP ETI.

June 13, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The goal of the Net Zero Plus Electrical Training Institute is for this structure to become a mod...

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Certification programs have only scratched the surface of assessing the performance of existing buildings. A new certification program, BREEAM USA, hopes to change that by making it easier for owners and managers to find out where their buildings stand and how they can make improvements. Image: Pixabay

June 08, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

BREEAM USA, an offshoot of a program already in place in Europe, aims to ease the point of entry....

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Photo Credit: Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance

April 25, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The SkyBEAM UAV is used for identifying energy leaks, rooftop damage, deteriorating façades, and...

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Redevelopment plan announced for Chicago’s historic Cook County Hospital

Entrance to the Cook County Hospital in Chicago. Photo: Jeff Dahl/Wikimedia Commons

April 07, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The century-old, Beaux Arts architecture-inspired hospital will transform into a mixed-use develo...

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