Reconstruction & Renovation
The Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas, with 40,000 artworks and artifacts, will undergo a renovation of 30,000 sf, about one-third of its total space. The Building Team: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners (primary architect), Sabatini & Associates (associate architect), and Mar Lan Construction (GC). Photo: Courtesy Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
AEC Giants discuss opportunities and complications associated with renovation, restoration, and a...read more
Photo: Oreogn State Capitol building. M.O. Stevens, Wikimedia Commons.
A survey found that more than 1,000 Oregon school buildings face a high risk of collapse during e...read more
This October, Tennessee Valley Authority will close its outdated Widows Creek coal plant in Stevenson, Ala., which had been providing energy to the region since the 1960s. Photo: TVA Web Team via Wikimedia Commons
The $600 million conversion project will be Google's 14th data center globally, but the first it...read more
Prep spaces in Niagara County Community College’s Niagara Falls Culinary Institute provide future chefs with experience needed to operate foodservice venues. The institute is housed in a converted shopping mall. Photo: Tim Wilkes Photography
With capital budgets strained, renovation may be an increasingly attractive money-saving option f...read more
A Boston developer is proposing to build an eight-story residential building along the existing wall of a former 19th-Century church, which has been vacant for five years. Rendering courtesy Finegold Alexander Architects
Former churches, many of which are sitting on prime urban real estate, are being converted into l...read more
The 32,000 square feet of panels were installed in a six-week period.
Architects help Nashville government transform a struggling mall into a new community space.
People would be able to enter the restaurant from Fifth + Columbia, a $400 million, 43-story tower that Daniels started building in June 2014 and is scheduled to complete in 2017. Rendering: ZGF Architects
A Seattle-based real estate developer plans to convert a historic downtown building, which for mo...read more
The Illinois Institute of Technology's Main Building is among the city buildings at the highest risk of being lost to demolition or decay, according to the group Preservation Chicago. All photos provided by Ward Miller of Preservation Chicago
Preservation Chicago released its annual list of historic buildings that are at risk of being dem...read more
About 8,000 of London’s famous red telephone boxes sit unused in warehouses, orphans of the digit...read more
About seven years ago, The Pacific Northwest College of Art, the oldest art college in Portland,...read more
The city of Miami has awarded an $11 million contract for its on-again, off-again convention cent...read more
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that the state would open design competitions to fix and upgrade...read more
Johnson Fain and Rios Clementi Hale Studios have been commissioned by the Roman Catholic Diocese...read more
Restoration of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed chapel was made possible (and affordable) thanks t...read more
The landmark city hall was severely damaged by the San Simeon earthquake in 2003. Reconstruction...read more
Following years of fairly lackluster demand for commercial property remodeling, reconstruction re...read more
Structure Tone, Turner, and Gilbane top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the larges...read more
Jacobs, URS, and Wiss, Janney, Elstner top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the lar...read more
Stantec, HDR, and HOK top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest reconstructi...read more
Danish firm 3XN's design wins competition for a new educational facility for Mälardalen Universit...read more
A plan to revitalize New Orleans' Convention Center moves forward after Louisiana governor signs...read more
New Orleans-based HRI Properties recently completed the purchase of one of the most storied build...read more
Gehry's final design reorganizes and expands the building, adding more than 169,000 sf of space,...read more
After a decade of false starts and mishaps, the American Dream mall in the Meadowlands may finall...read more
Building Teams must focus on a number of key decisions in order to arrive at the optimal solution...read more
Sustainable and wellness-related design strategies embody a strong return on investment, accordin...read more
The 500-meter-long park will feature bike paths, study pods, and outdoor workspaces.
The 14-story tower, one of only two Wright-designed high-rises to be built, has been off limits t...read more
The project features nontraditional classrooms for collaborative learning, an arts and music wing...read more
Mill Junction will house up to 370 students and is supported by 50-year-old grain silos.