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
In his new role, Lukanic takes helm of an experienced leadership team crafting and achieving opti...read more
LEx Labs prototype classroom, a joint venture of design firm Huckabee, Baylor University, and an education service center. Photo courtesy Huckabee
Space flexibility is critical to classroom design. Spaces have to be adaptable, even allowing for...read more
Charleston (S.C.) Catholic School Upper School Addition and Sacred Heart Church Renovation, designed by KSQ Design. Photo courtesy KSQ Design
Gilbane, Balfour Beatty, and Core Construction head Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking...read more
The 18,884-sf Collegiate Center addition to Thomas Edison Prepatory High School, Tulsa, Okla., has a floating cantilever study lounge. Two multipurpose rooms double as FEMA-361 safe rooms that can each protect up to 600 persons from winds up to 240 mph. The $4.4 million addition provides 15 distinct spaces. KSQ Design led the Building Team, with the assistance of Wallace Engineering (SE), AEG Engineering, and Crossland Construction (GC). Photo courtesy KSQ Design
AECOM, Jacobs, and STV top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s largest...read more
Construction at Charlotte International Airport. Photo: Christopher Tran/Wikimedia Commons.
Hensel Phelps generated more than $660 million in revenue last year to earn the top spot on BD+C’...read more
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Photo: Bill Dickinson/Creative Commons.
Jacobs surpassed $138 million in 2015 revenue to top BD+C’s annual ranking of the nation’s larges...read more
Concourse J at Miami International Airport. Photo: Martin St-Amant/Wikimedia Commons.
Corgan, HOK, and Gensler top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s larges...read more
Rendering depicts the $114 million Center for Cyber Security Studies at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. The project is being delivered by the design-build team of Turner and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Turner tapped its Turner Engineering Group to consult on the project. Since launching in 2015, TEG has expanded its services to include design peer review. Courtesy SOM. Click here to enlarge.
Design-build has accounted for a notable portion of Turner’s work over the last few years.
Construction in Seattle. Photo: SounderBruce/Creative Commons.
Construction spending is up this year and is expected to continue to increase through 2017. But, ...read more
Hill International provided construction management services for the building of the Flame Towers in Baku, Azerbaijan. Photo: Francisco Anzola/Creative Commons.
Hill International, Jacobs, and JLL head Building Design+Construction's 2016 ranking of the large...read more
Suffolk Construction is the general contractor for the MiamiCentral station project in Miami. Photo: Phillip Pessar/Wikimedia Commons.
Turner Construction, Whiting-Turner Contracting, Fluor, and Skanska top Building Design+Construct...read more
Thornton Tomasetti was the SE for T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The venue opened in April 2016. Photo: Bill Feldberg/Wikimedia Commons.
AECOM, Jacobs, and Thornton Tomasetti head Building Design+Construction's 2016 ranking of the lar...read more
The LEED Platinum–registered Engineered Biosystems Building at Georgia Tech is packed with energy-saving features and technologies, including energy-recovery wheels, a two-stage runaround loop for vivarium systems, and chilled beams. On the Building Team: Lake|Flato Architects (design architect), Cooper Carry (AOR), Research Facilities Design (lab planner), Uzun & Case Engineers (SE), Newcomb & Boyd (MEP), Long Engineering (CE), and McCarthy Building Cos. (GC). Photo: Chris Cooper
Trends include 3D printing, modular hospitals, and fluid dampers.
CallisonRTKL served as architect for this Warren Clinic in Tulsa, Okla. Image: CallisonRTKL.
Stantec, HOK, and Callison RTKL once again top Building Design+Construction's 2016 ranking of the...read more
Fluor construction site in Shuaiba, Kuwait. Photo: Fluor/Wikimedia Commons.
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Fluor, and Arup top Building Design+Construction's 2016 ranking of th...read more
Hamilton Elementary School in Moline, Ill., features a range of interactive learning spaces designed to encourage critical thinking and collaboration, including an “imaginarium,” discovery lab, and learning stair (pictured). On the Building Team: Legat Architects (design architect), KJWW Engineering (SE), Amsco Engineering (MEP), McClure Engineering (CE), MVP Services Group (kitchen design), and Russell Construction (CM). Photo: AJ Brown Imaging
Gensler surpasses $1.1 billion in revenue, topping Building Design+Construction’s annual...read more
Photo: Ron Blunt. Click here to enlarge.
The National Healthcare Design Awards recognizes functional hospital projects that solve aestheti...read more
Photo: Mike Mozart/Creative Commons.
A committee will evaluate proposals in September.
Paradise City in Seoul, South Korea. Rendering: MVRDV. Click here to enlarge.
The 9,800-sm complex will have retail and nightclub space. A plaza separates the two concrete bui...read more
A rendering of Seaport San Diego, a redevelopment of a 70-acre waterfront property. A 480-foot-tall observation tower would be one of this district's main attractions. Image: Seaport San Diego
Its developers envision a thriving business, education, and entertainment district, highlighted b...read more
Construction in Philadelphia in the summer of 2016. Photo: Alexis Lewis/Creative Commons.
The June ABI score was down from May, but the figure was positive for the fifth consecutive month...read more
Photo courtesy Corgan
Now in its 40th year, BD+C’s annual Giants 300 report ranks AEC firms by discipline and across mo...read more
Immeuble Clarté in Switzerland, a new UNESCO World Heritage site. Photo: Romano1246/Wikimedia Commons.
The sites are spread across seven counties and were built over the course of 50 years. Le Corbusi...read more
Lakeside Senior Apartments in Oakland, Calif. Photo: Bruce Damonte. Click here to enlarge.
Affordable housing, specialized housing, and accessible housing projects were honored.
The new stadium and mixed-use project for the Los Angeles Rams. Renderings courtesy LA Rams.
The 70,000-seat stadium will be ready by the 2019 NFL season. The surrounding mixed-use developme...read more
Courtesy ZHA. Click here to enlarge.
The 38-story building will have a mashrabiya latticed facade with hotel and residential space ins...read more
Construction in New York City. Photo: Jeffrey Zeldman/Creative Commons.
‘Sick and tired’ of lawbreaking contractors defining public perception.
Welding has begun on a 70-story-tall office and residential tower in earthquake prone San Franciso that claims it can resist a 500-year earthquake, and be back in full operation within a month after a catastrophic event. Image: Courtesy of 181 Fremont
A megabrace is a key seismic component at 181 Fremont, with offices, residences, and retail space...
OhioHealth Neuroscience Institute at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. Building Team: NBBJ (architect), Korda (SE/MEP), Dynamix (MEP), EMH&T (CE), and Whiting-Turner/Corna Kokosing (CM). Photos courtesy Ohio CTC. Click here to enlarge.
Experts explain the benefits of DA, a process where the subcontractors are retained to assist oth...read more