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.
The Oakland Coliseum

Photo: Amy K. Posner, Wikimedia Commons

November 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Sasaki, Snøhetta, and Studio T-Square will lead urban planning while HOK and Snøhetta will design...

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Anthem House is a new $100 million lifestyle community on a three-acre abandoned industrial site in the Locust Point section of Baltimore.

Anthem House is a new $100 million lifestyle community on a three-acre abandoned industrial site in the Locust Point section of Baltimore. Photo: Ray Cavicchio

November 15, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

These recently completed projects represent emerging trends and design innovations in the multifa...

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The digital display showing trees swaying in the breeze at 900 North Michigan Shops
November 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The installation is visible from all floors and built in 10 different sections.

The Sealing Room

The Sealing Room is where couples are married and sealed to one another in the LDS faith. Interior finishes needed to capture purity, eternity, and love. All photos © Intellectual Reserve, Inc.

November 14, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Parts of the tabernacle’s exterior shell were the only things that survived the blaze.

The after school program in the new clubhouse

The afterschool program in the new clubhouse attracts children whose grandparents once attended PS 186. The Boys & Girls Club of Harlem partnered with Alembic Community Development and Monadnock Development on the $45.4 million project. Photo: David Sundberg / ESTO.

November 13, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Word that PS 186 might be demolished brought out the preservationists, whose letter-writing campa...

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November 13, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The store is located at 75 Rockefeller Plaza.

ACC new digital media center, interiors designed by Perkins+Will

Rendering courtesy of Perkins+Will

November 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Renovation of the defunct mall represents Phase 2 of ACC’s $100 million adaptive reuse project....

No place like home: LA’s The Six provides permanent supportive housing for veterans

The project team for The Six, led by architect Brooks + Scarpa, carved massive holes into three sides of the building to cross-ventilate the courtyard and adjacent community room on the second-floor podium level. “This provides light, air, and defensible space for tenants, while opening it up to the community,” says Lead Designer Lawrence Scarpa, FAIA. Photo: Tara Wujcik

November 08, 2017 | Pat Curry, Contributing Editor

The 52-unit development gives hope and dignity to homeless or disabled veterans and others in nee...

November 07, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Skanska USA, Webcor Builders, and AECOM top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest trans...

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A new white paper published by Perkins Eastman examines why medical centers continue to be allegic to collaboration. The paper concludes that design that's not supported adequately by programming or orientation will be less effective. Image: Perkins Eastman

November 06, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new Perkins Eastman white paper finds limited employee interaction at NYU Winthrop Hospital, a...

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November 06, 2017 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, STV, and Arup top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest transit sector engineeri...

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November 06, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, and Perkins+Will top BD+C’s ranking of the natio...

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Photo: Aurelijus Valeiša, Creative Commons

November 06, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

In using an open RFP process with a tight timeline, Amazon created a frenzied, almost hackathon-l...

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November 06, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Fluor, Gilbane Building Co., and Hensel Phelps top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s larges...

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Upson Hall, a 1950s-era engineering building on the campus of Cornell University, was completely made over to bring the building up to the school's current pedagogical needs. The remake included “strategic” replacement of the building's facade, which is cantilevered at the corner. Image: Michael Moran Photography

November 06, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Early AE collaboration played a major role in moving this project forward efficiently. 

The Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center

The Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Photo: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla

November 03, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Burns & McDonnell, AECOM, and Mason & Hanger Group top BD+C’s ranking of the nat...

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November 03, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Michael Baker Intl., and HDR top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest military...

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Courtesy of Jordan Foster Construction

November 02, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Walbridge, Jacobs, and Fluor top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest industrial secto...

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A rendering of the reimagine Harvey Milk Memorial Plaza from Perkins Eastman

Rendering courtesy of Perkins Eastman

November 02, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Friends of Harvey Milk Plaza unanimously selected the Perkins Eastman entry as the winner....

Colorado State University's 121,600-sf Behavioral Sciences Building in Fort Collins is one of the many higher education projects that Bennett Wagner Grody has worked on. Image: BWG

November 02, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Future mergers could be in the offing.

November 01, 2017 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, Fluor, and CRB top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest industrial sector engin...

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An industrial facility
November 01, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Stantec, and BRPH top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest industrial sector a...

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The residential entrance to The Nest at 1324 N. Broad St

Rendering courtesy of Bock Development Group and Cecil Baker + Partners

November 01, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower will provide apartment units for students and young professionals.

AIA course: Multifamily security design tips

Photo: Kwikset 

October 31, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

This course will discuss major security-related principles in the design and construction of mult...

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Luminaira affordable apartment housing

Luminaira. Photo courtesy of KTGY Architecture + Planning

October 30, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The buildings offer a total of 166 apartments.

Early days at Isle of Palms. J.C. Long is at left in photo.

Early days at Isle of Palms. J.C. Long is at left in photo. Except as noted, all images courtesy 
The Beach Company

October 29, 2017 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

Spanning four generations, The Beach Company continues to expand its development footprint across...

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The design and construction of a 270,000-sf elementary school in Cambridge, Mass., are guided by that city's net zero energy goals. Image: William Rawn Associates.

October 28, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The building’s programming will provide more access to the community at large. 

Under resting on the seabed

Rendering courtesy of Snøhetta

October 25, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Snøhetta-designed restaurant will also function as a research center for marine life.

West Pavilion at Nippert Stadium

Last fall, the University of Cincinnati unveiled its newly renovated and expanded West Pavilion at Nippert Stadium, one of the nation’s oldest collegiate football stadiums. The five-story, 115,000-sf pavilion offers much-needed events and meeting space and luxury seating options. Architecture Research Office and Heery International led the $65 million project.

October 23, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Colleges are going all out to optimize the fan experience and make the most of student athletes’...

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Gensler led the Building Team that converted a 16,000-sf former storage facility into a new headquarters space for Investors Management Corporation, one of several old buildings that have been transformed during a recent redevelopment spurt in Raleigh, N.C. Image: Chris Leonard/courtesy of Gensler 

October 23, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This adaptive reuse establishes more direct visual and physical connections to a growing city. ...

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