Building Types

When it comes down to it, all buildings have things in common: the need for great design, engineering, construction, and management, when the structure is completed. Harmonizing those elements is a skill that translates to any building project you might have on your hands.
A rendering of the exterior of Ridge Development's forthcoming speculative industrial building

Rendering courtesy of Ridge 

July 21, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The buildings will total 686,300 sf, with each building accounting for 343,150 sf.

A rendering of the updated exterior of 287 Park Avenue South from Spagnolo Group Architecture

Rendering courtesy SGA

July 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

287 Park Avenue South is a nine-story Classical Revival building previously known as the United C...

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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.

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A collage of four renderings showing the new HHLA from Laurus Corporation and the Jerde Partnership

Rendering courtesy of Laurus Corporation

July 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Laurus Corporation and The Jerde Partnership will team up to rebrand the center as a family-frien...

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A rendering of the pool and deck space at Elan Menlo Park, designed by KTGY

Photo: Daniel Gaines Photography

July 19, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 146-unit apartment community was designed as a series of six interactively connected garden-s...

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Manhattan Bridge can be seen from James Corner Field Operations' 45 Main Street rooftop

Photo: Two Trees Management, Matthew Millman

July 19, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new spaces range from about 8,500 to 11,000 sf and were added to Two Trees Management’s ancho...

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The kitchenette at Mortenson Construction's new Portland office

Photo courtesy Mortenson Construction

July 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Mortenson deconstructed the barn and repurposed it for the new space.

Courtesy of MIT/MARINA Team

July 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project team consisted of MIT graduate students across five departments.

Photo: Mark Steele

July 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

FRCH Design Worldwide is leading the redesign that will start with 12 pilot locations across the...

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The Toronto York Recreation Centre serves three communities that participated in a number of design sessions with the project's Building Team. Image: Tom Arban Photography

July 17, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Community engagement impacts its design and programming.

Typical apartment complex in U.S. West Coast city.

PCBC attendees in San Diego got an earful from experts about the strength of the apartment and condo market.

July 14, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Exterior of the Silber Center, designed by Ziger/Snead Architects.

July 14, 2017 | Rob Cassidy, Executive Editor

Students learn environmental skills, natural resource management, urban agriculture, and water qu...

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July 14, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The observatory’s pattern of lock-seamed zinc cladding alternates between the irregular site topo...

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TIRPITZ museum integrates into Denmark's coastline and the bunker that was built to protect it from attack. Image: Mike Bink

July 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

BIG’s design of this cultural center is the “antithesis” of the fortress.

Courtesy Kirksey

July 12, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Maker spaces, dry-erase walls, and flexible furniture highlight Kinkaid’s new Learning Center....

A slight majority of states (26, plus the District of Columbia) saw rental increases over the first six months of 2017, with the largest average percent changes coming in South Carolina (7.3%), Maine (7.3%), Vermont (7.2%), and Rhode Island (7.0%). Source: Abodo 

July 12, 2017 | Abodo

The most notable rental increases are in growing markets in the South and Southwest: New Orleans,...

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The Maxwell in Arlington, Va. Photo: Sam Kittner

July 12, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Zen meditation gardens, bocce courts, saltwater pools, and free drinks highlight the niceties at...

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Rendering courtesy CetraRuddy.

July 12, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Corporate Commons Three is expected to break ground later this summer.

July 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project received a Wood Innovation Grant that will help spur construction of the Hastings + C...

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Photo courtesy of Perkins + Will.

July 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Over 100 wellness features are incorporated into CBRE’s Vancouver office.

Rendering courtesy Visualarch

July 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The mixed-use tower will rise 185 meters and be located in Melbourne's Central Business District....

Sean Parham, VP of Product Marketing and Management with Aditazz Photo: Adam Grubb

July 06, 2017 | BD+C Staff

BD+C’s inaugural AEC innovation conference, Accelerate Live! (May 11, Chicago), featured...

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Rendering courtesy of LOHA

July 05, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The redesign of the 28,000-sf building is prioritizing flexibility, openness, and connectivity....

Photo: Patrick Bingham-Hall

July 05, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

PPVC techniques allowed the project to save time and manpower.

The 1,200-seat John Anson Ford Amphitheater will reopen next month after a nearly four-year, $72.2 million renovation and expansion. Image: Gennia Cui

June 30, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The performing arts venue, nearly a century old, has undergone an extensive refurbishing.

Rendering courtesy of Centerbrook Architects

June 29, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will total about 47,000 sf of new construction and renovations.

Rendering courtesy of Luxigon / Mir and Kengo Kuma Associates

June 29, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Kengo Kuma is designing the hotel, which will feature a large garden and a plant-covered façade. ...

Rendering courtesy of B+H + mcCallumSather

June 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project’s net-zero goals led to the development of a new curtain wall system.

Courtesy of Arctic Bath.

June 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel will feature a cold bath and be in a good location for viewing the northern lights.

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June 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Based on a survey from the National Apartment Association, the most popular amenities are the one...

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June 27, 2017 | Scott Nolin, Senior Director of Project Management

In order to deliver superior outcomes to our healthcare clients, we have to know what our clients...

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