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 exterior of the new Recreation and Student Center

Photo: St. Louis College of Pharmacy.

August 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The $50 million building adds over 193,000 sf of space to the campus.

The 122-unit Hotel Trio in Sonoma County is one of several hospitality projects under development in California's wine regions. Image: Courtesy R.D. Olson Construction

August 25, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

New entrant, Hotel Trio, will play up location and affordability.

Jacksonville Jaguars’ new practice facility, designed by Populous

The facility’s roof consists of 3,000 tons of structural steel that support a PTFE membrane. The PTFE fabric is suspended from 430-foot-long structural steel trusses that support an array of structural steel v-columns. Design architect Populous designed the roof form and then worked in tandem with Walter P Moore to create the roof’s structure and subdivide it into trusses. All images and renderings courtesy Populous

  

August 25, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor 

The project team employed Revit, Rhino, Grasshopper, Kangaroo, and a host of other software appli...

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An exterior promenade connects the dining hall to three residence halls on the Core Campus. Image: Jonathan Hilyer

August 25, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The new dining hall is part of the school’s ongoing efforts to maintain its standing among the co...

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Apartment tenants crave lounge spaces (both indoor and outdoor) and other areas where they can socialize and relax.

Apartment tenants crave lounge spaces (both indoor and outdoor) and other areas where they can socialize and relax. Photo: Pixabay

    

August 24, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Tenants and condo owners crave extra space for their stuff. Most developers are happy to oblige....

Structure Tone New York City headquarters at 330 West 34th Street in Manhattan. Photo courtesy Structure Tone

Structure Tone's new WELL-certified New York City headquarters, 330 West 34th Street in Manhattan. Photo courtesy Structure Tone

August 24, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The costs ranged from 50 cents to $4 per sf, according to a ULI report. 

The new East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville.

The new East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville. A glass-enclosed “light court” with steel replicas of fauna and butterflies provides a colorful distraction for patients and families visiting the hospital. Photo: Denise Retallack

   

August 24, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A recently published report by Shepley Bulfinch presents pediatric healthcare environments as “in...

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Photo: Pixabay

August 23, 2017 | David H. Watkins, FAIA, Past Healthcare Leader, EYP Health

Our current political drama has made our healthcare clients view the future of their business env...

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Kaiser Permanente opened a new 28,300-sf medical office building in La Habra, Calif., on August 1. This facility is expected to reduce the patient crunch at Kaiser’s MOB in nearby Brea. Image: Anthony Mendoza/Orange County Register

August 23, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

In its first-ever report on this sector, CBRE provides detailed analyses of 30 markets.

rendering of new office building for USAA in Tampa, Fla.

USAA is building a 240,000-sf office in suburban Tampa, Fla., for 1,000 additional employees. The company is also expanding its existing campus in Plano, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, with a 150,000-sf building. Suburban office space with urban characteristics still can attract investors and companies. Image: USAA

 

August 20, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

An analysis of mortgage-backed loans suggests that demand remains relatively steady.

The 300,000-sf Major Health Partners Replacement Hospital, Shelbyville, Ind.

Courtesy BSA LifeStructures.

August 18, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Hospital systems are finding ways to get facilities built with a lot less money.

A rendering of the northeast corner of the new Donald Dungan Library

Rendering courtesy of Johnson Favaro

August 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project includes a new library, the renovation of the existing library, and the redevelopment...

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San Diego's newest library branch is being built on the site of the old International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers building on West Washington Street. It should be completed by October 2018. Image: Courtesy of C.W. Driver Companies 

August 17, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The long-delayed project reflects community design input.

Interior of the GrowNYC multifunctional area

Photo: AGP Amanda Gentle Photography

August 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

GrowNYC, a sustainability-focused nonprofit, commissioned ORE Design to create the community even...

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The lobby of the Hyatt Regency in Seattle
August 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 45-story, 500-foot-tall tower is composed of two primary volumes.

The new Toyota Motor North American Headquarters campus

Photo: Toyota

August 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Toyota invested $1 billion in the project, which was designed by Corgan.

A rendering of the practice court at the Detroit Pistons Performance Center

Rendering courtesy of Rossetti.

August 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The facility will be incorporated into the community with public spaces.

The entry to the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

Photo: Dorchester County Tourism

August 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The museum is conceived as a series of abstracted forms made up of two main structures, one admin...

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A rendering of the olive groves at Miralon

The olive groves. Rendering courtesy Freehold Communities

August 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The community will cover 300 acres in Palm Springs, Calif.

Coworking space

Wikimedia Commons, Germanoparra

August 14, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

From a practicality standpoint, co-living makes complete sense for young, single, and highly mobi...

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A common area in the W Hotel in Bellevue, Wash.

The “living room,” a common meeting place within the W Bellevue in Washington State, takes its cue from local long house design. Image: Marriott International

August 14, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The brand’s focus will incorporate aspects of its properties’ surrounding communities.

A rendering of the retail and restaurant space at Parks & Market

Rendering courtesy of Carrier Johnson + CULTURE

August 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 562,000-sf development was designed by Carrier Johnson + CULTURE and is located five blocks f...

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Renderings courtesy Related Companies 

August 09, 2017 | Related Companies 

The 33-story tower will be positioned on the High Line with views of the Hudson River and downtow...

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August 09, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Bike storage facilities and “bicycle kitchens” are among the most popular mobility amenities in m...

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The northeastern corner of the Bolsa Row site, designed by KTGY

The northeastern corner of the site and is planned to include a hotel with up to 150 rooms, deck pool, event space, pedestrian banquet bridge connections, and views of the Disneyland fireworks. Active frontages engage the Festival Street and orient activity toward the interior of site, minimizing potential impacts to existing residential neighbors. Rendering courtesy KTGY Architecture + Planning

August 09, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The development will include apartments, ground-floor retail, and a five-story hotel.

An aerial view of CIS Nordhavn

Photo courtesy of C.F. Møller 

August 09, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

C.F. Møller designed the building to create a connection between the school premises and the surr...

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An aerial view of the new Copenhagen IKEA masterplan

Rendering courtesy of Dorte Mandrup Architects

August 08, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The mixed-use development links a new IKEA store, a hotel, and housing with green space.

 One of the corridors with student meeting space in the new Health Education Building

Photo courtesy of KUMC

August 08, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building was designed to enhance the medical campus’ existing facilities, curriculum, and cla...

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Bridge near Port of Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach in Southern California has engaged in terminal expansions and other infrastructure improvements to handle larger ships coming from Asia and retain its position as one of the America's top ports. Image: Pixabay

August 06, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

But land constraints around the terminals are pushing asset prices and rents to new highs.

Lego Lunch exterior designed by Hermann Kamte & Associates

Rendering courtesy of Hermann Kamte & Associates

August 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Each of the 20-foot-long shipping containers used in the proposal for the Siauliai, Lithuania res...

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