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 300-acre National Harbor mixed-use district is situated on the Potomac River
April 09, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

AEC firms, developers, and investors worldwide are bullish on hotels. Our hospitality Giants shar...

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Photos and renderings: courtesy PGAV Destinations and Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
April 09, 2014 | PGAV Destinations & Guinness World Records

With its seven salt and fresh water aquariums, totaling 12.87 million gallons, the Chimelong Ocea...

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Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Syst
April 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Building Teams have been using steel decks with proven success for 75 years. Building Design+Cons...

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April 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Hadid's design, which will become the fifth hotel tower in the City of Dreams entertainment hub i...

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Phase Three of the Battersea Power Station Development is designed by Gehry Part
April 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Phase 3 of the massive redevelopment of the London landmark will include more than 1,300 resident...

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All renderings, plans: courtesy Payette and Northeastern University
April 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building is designed to maximize potential of s...

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April 04, 2014 | SchenkelShultz Architecture

As the centerpiece of the 45-acre campus, which is its first phase of a planned 215-acre mixed-us...

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Photo: courtesy CBRE Healthcare
April 02, 2014 | Mike Denney, Managing Director, CBRE Healthcare

A growing number of healthcare organizations are moving to an integrated real estate model in an...

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The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C
April 02, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Aligning thermal breaks and applying air barriers are among the top design and installation trick...

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ESIF merges three very specialized components: an ultra-energy efficient workpla
April 02, 2014 | SmithGroupJJR

NREL's Energy Systems Integration Facility takes top honors in R&D Magazine's 48th annual lab...

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Renderings: courtesy H&S International
April 01, 2014 | BD+C Staff

When completed, PhoenixMart will be one of the largest single-level trade centers in the U.S. ...

April 01, 2014 | USITT
Seabury Hall Creative Arts Center, a prep-school performing arts center on Maui in Hawaii, rece...
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March 31, 2014 | Plaza Construction

EKO Flood Protection created a flood prevention solution for one of New York City's largest offic...

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March 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Even before the St. Denys-du-Plateau Church was converted into a library, it was an unusual build...

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Having the correct model views loaded and visibility settings adjusted prior to
March 31, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Process mapping, split models, and streamlined coordination meetings are among the timesaving tec...

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March 27, 2014 | NKBA

Work on multifamily housing projects? Here are the top kitchen and bath design trends, according...

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High Plains Equipment sells and services Case IH agricultural equipment at its n
March 27, 2014 | Star Building Systems This is sponsored content

High Plains Equipment, a Case IH dealership in Devils Lake, N.D., constructs a larger facility to...

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March 26, 2014 | Callison

Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainab...

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Hadid calls the plaza a "green oasis" in the midst of the urban Dongdaemun distr
March 26, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The new space, the Dongdaemun Design Plaza, is a blend of park and cultural spaces meant for the...

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March 26, 2014 | Lockheed Martin

The facility will host advanced R&D in emerging technology areas like 3D printing, energetics...

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Sydney's new Goods Line will be built in two stages, the first of which is set t
March 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 500-meter-long park will feature bike paths, study pods, and outdoor workspaces.

28 lbs. per sf SLENDERWALL panels
| March 25, 2014 | SLENDERWALL This is sponsored content

After decades of wear, the hand-laid brick envelope of the Johns Hopkins nine-story Nelson/Harvey...

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March 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The design duo discusses the founding of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architects and the design of...

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Free tours will be offered, starting in May. Photo: Jack E. Boucher, August, 196
March 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 14-story tower, one of only two Wright-designed high-rises to be built, has been off limits t...

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March 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The winding hotel and apartment building will be built between the mountains and the sea in remot...

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Design architect GWWO selected Valspars Blue Pearl II color-changing paint to c
| March 21, 2014 | Valspar This is sponsored content  

Linetec finishes Firestone’s UNA-CLAD panels, achieving a one-of-a-kind, dynamic appearance with...

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All renderings courtesy SuperSkyScrapers
March 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Singapore Bamboo Skyscraper competition invited design teams to explore the possibilities of...

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To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rathe
March 20, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are amo...

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All renderings: Perkins Eastman
March 20, 2014 | Perkins Eastman

When complete, the Wharf will feature approximately 3 million sf of new residential, office, hote...

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Birmingham (UK) Super Hospital under construction. Photo: Oosoom via Wikimedia C
March 19, 2014 | Steve Higgs and Lora Schwartz, CBRE Healthcare

Because healthcare projects take years to implement, developing a true north charter is essential...

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