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.
April 23, 2013 | Robin Pogrebin/New York Times
Charles David Keeling Apartments, La Jolla, Calif., by KieranTimberlake. Photo:
April 23, 2013 | AIA

The AIA's Committee on the Environment selected its top ten examples of sustainable architecture...

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April 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill's whimsical Dancing Dragons tower in Seoul is among the compelling h...

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April 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction crews are going to extremes to save the ornate brick façade of the Provo (Utah) Tabe...

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April 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New York loses another architectural gem by Frank Lloyd Wright as new owner razes auto showroom....

April 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences last week released preliminary plans for its $300...

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April 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these...

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April 15, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

To achieve the goals of sustainability and high performance, stakeholders in new construction and...

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April 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Seattle's Beacon Food Forest project is transforming a seven-acre lot in the city’s Beacon Hill n...

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Proposed Milwaukee Avenue Bridge. Courtesy Michael Van Valkenburgh
April 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Plans are moving forward to convert an unused, century-old Chicago rail artery to a 2.7 mile, 13...

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April 11, 2013 | George W. Bush Presidential Center

The George W. Bush Presidential Center announced today it has earned Platinum certification by th...

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April 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Just 12 years old, the museum designed by Tod Williams and Billie Tsien will be taken down to mak...

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April 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has publis...

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A view of the new medical school from Main Street (Rendering by HOK)
April 11, 2013 | HOK

The University at Buffalo (UB) has unveiled HOK's dramatic design for its new School of Medicine...

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Friendship Technology Preparatory Academy, an 80,000-sf science and technology p
April 10, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Competition for grants, loans, and bond financing among charter schools is heating up, so make yo...

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April 10, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Charter schools are growing like Topsy. But don’t jump on board unless you know what you’re getti...

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April 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

U.S. labs that conduct research on bioterror germs such as anthrax are at risk for accidents beca...

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April 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International and the Greater Boston Real Est...

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April 07, 2013 | GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline and Liberty Property Trust/Synterra Partners transform the work environment with...

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April 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A seven-story apartment tower under construction in Bangkok has started to tilt and is on the ver...

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Jared Krieger (right) conducts a project coordination meeting with two of his Ge
April 05, 2013 | Jared Krieger, AIA, LEED AP, Gensler

Gensler's Jared Krieger offers important tips and advice for managing complex BIM/VDC-driven proj...

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April 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Whole Foods and partner Gotham Greens will create a 20,000-sf greenhouse atop one of the retailer...

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Courtesy Foster + Partners
April 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Campus 2, Apple Inc.'s proposed ring-shaped office facility in Cupertino, Calif.,...

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April 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Modular Building Institute recently revealed the winners of its annual Awards of Distinction...

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April 02, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

If you do hotels, schools, student unions, office buildings, performing arts centers, transportat...

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April 02, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

A carefully considered entry zone can put patients at ease while sending a powerful branding mess...

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Whitney Building, early 1900s, courtesy Historic Detroit.org
March 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Detroit's David Whitney Building, a 19-story landmark erected in 1915, will be renovated for an A...

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Washington Dulles International Airport
March 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

WTTW Chicago, in partnership with the Society of Architectural Historians, has produced "10 Buili...

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