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.
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. ...

Weed Army Community Hospital

Weed Army Community Hospital, Fort Irwin, Calif., designed by RLF/Ellerbe Becket and constructed by Turner Construction, is the country’s first net-zero energy, carbon neutral hospital. Photo: Steven M. Langston, AIA, Design Director, RLF.

October 23, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

An Army hospital in the Mojave Desert sets a new bar for sustainable design.

Crowd in a stadium
October 23, 2017 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, Mortenson Construction, and Turner Construction Co. top BD+C’s ranking of the nat...

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Photo: Susan Fleck

October 23, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 40,000-sf space can support a wide variety of group activities.

LPC

October 20, 2017 | BD+C Staff

WSP, Walter P Moore, and ME Engineers top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest sports...

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T-Moble Arena

T-Mobile Arena. Photo: Courtesy Populous, Jeff Goldberg

October 20, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Populous, HOK, and HKS top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest sports sector architec...

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The 21W20 luxury condo development in New York City

Abundant daylighting, triple-pane windows, and sound attenuation measures are among the wellness-focused features at the 21W20 luxury condo development in New York City’s Flatiron District. Courtesy Gale International.

October 19, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

As the competition for renters and buyers heats up, multifamily developers look to health and wel...

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Wasl Tower with the Burj Khalifa in the background

Courtesy UNStudio

October 19, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 63-story tower will house a Mandarin Oriental hotel, residences, and restaurants.

The Dairy Farmers of America Headquarters

The headquarters of the Dairy Farmers of America is an example of a new breed of suburban corporate campuses that complement an emerging growth corridor—in this case, Kansas City, Kan.—that already included retail, restaurants, and residential. The 110,000-sf building was designed with an eye toward recruitment and retention. HOK was the design architect for the office; JE Dunn Construction built it. Photo: Michael Robinson.

October 19, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Is the shift toward attracting younger workers too much or not enough?

The 2,315-sf, third-floor penthouse at the Sanctuary, Washington, D.C.

The 2,315-sf, third-floor penthouse at the Sanctuary. “The space is art itself,” says the new owner, a real estate lawyer/developer. “I’m still discovering new angles and vantage points from which to enjoy my home. Living in a 120-year-old church on Capitol Hill is a truly unique experience.” PHOTOS: © ERIC TAYLOR PHOTOGRAPHY

October 19, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Once there were 857 churches in the District of Columbia. Now there are 856. One of them became a...

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Halkin Mason Photography, Courtesy of KSS Architects

October 18, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Turner Construction Co., Structure Tone, and Holder Construction top BD+C’s ranking of t...

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222 S. Riverside office

Photo: Wright Heerema Architects

October 17, 2017 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, WSP, and Thornton Tomasetti top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest office sec...

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Two employees in an office

Photo: Davis Architects

October 17, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Jacobs, and HOK top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest office sector archit...

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The exterior of Dunham College
October 13, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The residential communities were designed by KWK Architects and combine living and learning ameni...

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