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.
Exterior of the Morpheus Hotel

Photo: Ivan Dupont

June 20, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel provides 147, 860 sm of space across 42 floors.

New construction of single-family homes isn't keeping pace with demand around the country, and much of what's being build is too expensive for many potential buyers. Image: Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) State of the Nation's Housing

June 19, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The latest report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies laments the paucity of subsidies to r...

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© Noshe.

June 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The David Chipperfield Architects-designed project began in 2010.

Faraday Future's hanford EV facility

Courtesy Faraday Future.

June 15, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Onsite construction has commenced in an effort to deliver the first FF91 by the year's end.

June 15, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Hacker Architects designed the space for Portland’s Frontside District.

The Chicago Gallery at the CAC

Courtesy CAF

June 14, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Center is located at 111 E. Wacker Drive.

MacDonald Highlands, Henderson, Nev.: Multifamily visionaries: KTGY’s extraordinary expectations

The aptly named Vu at MacDonald Highlands, Henderson, Nev., provides a stunning view of the Las Vegas strip, 15 miles to the northwest. KTGY Architecture + Planning mounted 102 luxury townhomes on a hilly site in the exclusive MacDonald Highlands community for Christopher Homes. The Vu has already received two major honors this year, a BALA Award and a Nationals Award. Photo: © Studio J Inc.

June 13, 2018 | Pat Curry, Contributing Editor

KTGY Architecture + Planning keeps pushing the boundaries of multifamily housing design in the U....

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310 N. Sandamon Aerial View

Developed by Mark Goodman & Associates, 310 N. Sangamon will be the largest Passive House office building in the U.S. The building will be located around the corner from Google’s new Midwest headquarters in Chicago’s West Loop.

June 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Solomon Cordwell Buenz is designing the building.

June 12, 2018 | Yardi Matrix

E-commerce and biopharmaceutical companies seeking space stoke record performances across key ind...

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Italian Cultural Center
June 11, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Further evidence of the positive impact of the cultural centers on neighborhood development and e...

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The 57,000-sf Anthem concert hall is a major component of The Wharf

The 57,000-sf Anthem concert hall is a major component of The Wharf, the biggest-ever redevelopment project in Washington, D.C. Anthem is wedged between two mixed-use buildings with 510 apartments. Its $60 million construction costs included $3 million in sound mitigation measures. The hall’s flat floor allows it to be used for non-music events. The lobby can also be leased. The hall’s capacity is 6,000.

June 11, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

New cultural centers have sparked development in the form of new offices, restaurants, retail, ho...

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Agoda headquarters in Empire State Building
June 11, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new headquarters includes almost 20,000 sf of additional space.

A new rail teminal in Miami is part of a high-speed system that currently provides nonstop service among three Florida cities. Image: Brightline

June 08, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The privately owned and managed system could create new business districts for these cities. 

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A double-height annex serves as Jupiter Entertainment office’s social and pantry area, including a 12-seat conference room, that’s bathed in natural light. Image: Peter Dressel/Wilk Marketing Communications

June 06, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The project team completed this full-floor renovation in four months.

Dax Alzheimer's Village. Courtesy NORD Architects.

June 06, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new facility will provide research on a new way of treating Alzheimer’s patients.

The lobby of the new Summit Complex at Pikes Peak will provide visitors with breathtaking views. Image: RTA Architects, GWWO Inc./Architects

June 02, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The 26,000-sf facility will be green, resilient, and emphasize the view rather than the architect...

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New library offers a one-stop shop for what society is craving: hands-on learning

Photo: Howard County Library System/Geoffrey S. Baker

June 01, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Beyond lending books and DVDs, the Elkridge (Md.) branch library loans household tools like ladde...

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View of the outdoor grand stair joining the museum to Argyros Plaza

Courtesy Morphosis Architects

June 01, 2018 | David Malone, ASsociate Editor

Morphosis designed the building.

Exterior of EarthCampus HQ

Courtesy EarthCam

May 31, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Watch a time-lapse of the HQ being built from groundbreaking to grand opening.

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In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), architect and... read more
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In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), Skender CEO Ma... read more
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In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), micro-building... read more
Silicon Valley cities considering taxes aimed at large employers

 Photo: Pixabay

    

May 30, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The aim is to offset the impact on housing costs and homelessness by tech companies.

Bloomington, San Bernardino, Calif.

The new San Bernardino County branch library on Valley Boulevard became the focal point for the multigenerational complex. Local residents helped choose the vernacular for the architectural exterior—California Mission style, with stucco walls, balconies, shutters, and classic red roofs. Photo: Cristian Costa, Costa Photography 

May 30, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

An “intergenerational” mixed-use apartment complex may be a prototype for reenergizing neglected...

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In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), embassy design... read more
The 28-unit Distillery North Apartments, South Boston, Mass.

The 28-unit Distillery North Apartments, South Boston, Mass. Project team: Fred Gordon/Second Street Associates, ICON Architects, Petersen Engineering, Mechanical Air of New England, Adam Cohen and Mark Anstey, and Commodore Builders. Photo: Camille Maren, Primary Design

May 24, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

17 tips from our experts on the best way to carry out passive house design and construction for y...

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VA clinic exterior

Courtesy Leo A Daly

May 24, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Leo A Daly designed the facility.

Yarn Works, Boston

The expansive common area at the Yarn Works provides TV and workspace areas and a warming kitchen. Additional amenities include a fitness center, yoga room, and bicycle storage. WinnDevelopment has carried out more than 20 such mill renovations  across New England. Photo: © Andy Ryan

May 23, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Having long outlived their original uses, two century-old New England mills have become valuable...

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Fitts-Woolard Hall exterior

Courtesy Clark Nexsen

May 22, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Clark Nexsen designed the new building.

AAA HQ Entry

Photo: HGA

May 22, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

HGA designed the space.

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