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.

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November 03, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Murphy Development Group is looking for tenants for the $800 million project.

Photo Credit: Rasmus Hjortshoej courtesy of Bjarke Ingels Group

November 02, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building also marks the first BIG project in Philadelphia.

This webinar explores bathroom design trends in multifamily and commercial applications and offers solutions to design challenges such as meeting accessibility guidelines and complying with codes. Click here to view the webinar now!

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Funding needs for airport improvements and growth are expected to be slightly down between the years 2017 and 2021, according to the Federal Aviation Administration's latest report to Congress. Image: Pixabay

November 01, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Latest report based on surveys of 3,340 existing and proposed public-use airports.

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October 28, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The British automaker will partner with G and G Business Developments on the waterfront project....

Rendering courtesy of Methanoia via ZHA

October 27, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The futuristic curves that have become a staple for ZHA-designed buildings are also on full displ...

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Ultima® Total Acoustics™ ceiling panels (foreground) absorb noise in the lobby of the Inova Women’s and Children’s Hospital and prevent it from traveling into adjacent spaces. The MetalWorks™ RH200 ceiling panels (background) in a warm, wood-look finish impart a welcoming quality to the space while providing added noise control.
| October 26, 2016 | Armstrong Ceilings

A myriad of acoustical ceiling solutions aid in patient comfort and recuperation.

Photo: Hufton & Crow via Zaha Hadid Architects

October 26, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The office is located in Moscow’s southern district.

The 450,000-sf Jerome L. Greene Science Center, which opens officially next spring, is the centerpiece of Columbia University's 17-acre, $6.3 billion Manhattanville campus in New York. This campus's design and programming emphasize the university's connection to the surrounding neighborhood.  Image: BD+C

October 25, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Transparency to the surrounding community played a big role in the campus’s design.

October 25, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Lumiere Developments says the building will generate enough energy to offer residents ‘Free Energ...

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70-million electron volt cyclotron 

| October 24, 2016 | Viega

The 70 MeV, 140-ton cyclotron was manufactured by Ion Beam Applications (IBA) in Belgium. 

Spending on Construction Put in Place has almost completely recovered from the hit it took during the recession. But spending in the Education sector continues to be well below its latest peak. Image: JLL 

October 23, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Post-recession slump suggests a settling in at a “normal” level similar to the mid aughts.

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October 20, 2016 | Ken Higa and Josh Vel

Planning for places that foster effective innovation is still an emerging process, but the consta...

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October 20, 2016 | HDR

Delta offers a close look at specific activities and behaviors that can help healthcare...

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To accommodate rises in its national stature and enrollment, UC Merced has embarked on an ambitious four-year expansion program that will add new academic, housing, and student-life facilities to its enlarged campus. Image: University of California, Merced

October 19, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its growth strategy includes adding 1.2 million sf of space for teaching, housing, and research. ...

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October 13, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

“This design is all about drawing the community into the excitement of NHL hockey,” says Arnie Ma...

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Courtesy Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

October 12, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building replaces the previous Hancher, which was irreparably damaged in the 2008 flood.

The 377,000-sf Royal Arena in Copenhagen will include plazas that residents of the surrounding neighborhood can take advantage of. Image: Adam Mørk, Courtesy of 3XN Architects

October 12, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The design of this 377,000-sf building makes concessions to the residential community that surrou...

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October 11, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The museum opened in 2015 in Rio de Janeiro’s Porto Maravilha

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October 11, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building was a collaborative effort between BNIM and Steven Holl Architects and marks the six...

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Courtesy of Phelps Construction Group

October 10, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The museum will look to complement the Statue of Liberty without drawing attention away from it...

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October 06, 2016 | John Beeck, Vanita Negandhi, CBRE Healthcare

There has been a rapid improvement and availability of LED products as primary light sources in m...

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Rendering courtesy of BIG

October 05, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 65-story tower will be primarily office space and has an estimated development cost of $3.2 b...

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Rendering: WRNS Studio

October 03, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The expansion marks the first phase of the two-phase project.

Seven buildings are part of the University of Kentucky Residential Revival project, once complete they all are seeking LEED certification.

| October 03, 2016 | Trim-Tex

Residential spaces that need to meet high traffic demands while accommodating an ever-changing po...

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Rendering courtesy Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

September 30, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The public will now judge the five proposals by providing comments and feedback.

A simple system for versatile architectural forms

| September 29, 2016 | ALPOLIC

The largest building on campus, it was designed by ...

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September 29, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Mypower will install 150 solar panels on the roof, making it the oldest cathedral in the UK, and...

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Expo Light Rail Phase 2, a $700 million project, is the final stage that connects downtown Los Angeles to its beaches. The 6.6-mile, seven-station extension opened last May, and will be one of Greenbuild's project tours.  Image: Courtesy of Skanska

September 29, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Skanska-built light-rail extension in Los Angeles achieves Envision’s highest recognition.

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September 28, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The design is not just meant to be aesthetically pleasing, but can also help patients with dement...

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September 28, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Overall construction for hotel projects is up, but the current number of hotels currently being b...

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