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.
July 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Bow in Calgary and CCTV Headquarters in Beijing are among the world's best new high-rise proj...

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July 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In a newly posted TED talk, wood skyscraper expert Michael Green makes the case for building the...

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As the population ages, designers of commercial and multifamily applications are incorporating new solutions to meet those demands. Ergonomics can be an integral part of design, manufacturing, and use. Nowhere is this more critical than in bathroom design.

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The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component
July 09, 2013 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

KONE's carbon-fiber hoisting technology and the Broad Group's prefab construction process are amo...

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July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction market analysts from RSMeans offer construction costs per square foot for offices, d...

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July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction market analysts from RSMeans offer construction costs per square foot for hotels, mo...

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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Measuring a stout 100 meters high, 500 meters long, and 400 meters wide, the New Century Global C...

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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The nation's largest indoor mall will undergo a $2.5 billion, 10-year expansion project that will...

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July 03, 2013 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced a communications campaign urging its m...

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July 02, 2013 | USGBC

The U.S. Green Building Council membership has voted to adopt LEED v4, the next update to the wor...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester in Yonkers, N.Y., celebrated the completion of a LEGO r...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new report released today forecasts the volume of construction output will grow by more than 70...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A recent survey of more than 60 building owners and facility management professionals by Mortenso...

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Paramount Bay in Miami. Courtesy Kobi Karp Architecture
June 26, 2013 | KPMG

The multifamily, retail, and hospitality sectors are expected to lead commercial building growth,...

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All images: Mirvish+Gehry
June 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A trio of mixed-use towers planned for an urban redevelopment project in Toronto has been redesig...

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All images  Jade Signature
June 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Real estate developer Fortune International has released details of its new Jade Signature proper...

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Courtesy Gehry Partners LLP, 2013
June 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Frank Gehry's updated for a new Dwight D. Eisenhower memo...

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June 18, 2013 | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Researchers at the DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory conclude that significant energy s...

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June 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Developer Cousins Properties broke ground on the 29-story Colorado Tower in downtown Austin, Texa...

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June 18, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Engineers at Brinjac quantify the illuminance and energy consumption levels achieved by increasin...

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June 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Energy Department today launched a new Buildings Performance Database, the largest free, publ...

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June 17, 2013 |

When Vision Equities, LLC and Rubenstein Partners purchased the 200-acre former Alcatel-Lucent ca...

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June 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An adaptive reuse to create LEED Platinum offices, a park that honors veterans, and a grand natio...

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June 13, 2013 | AIA

The program will award a total of $30,000 to three winning designs, divided equally between three...

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June 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

More than 90% of New York City schools have at least one outstanding building code violation. Loo...

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The Georgia Tech Carbon-Neutral Energy Solutions Laboratory was the lone Platinu
June 12, 2013 | BD+C Editors

The winners of the 2013 Building Team Awards show that great buildings cannot be built without th...

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The tower at the Vernon S. Broyles Leadership Center unifies a new addition (lef
June 12, 2013 | Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

A renovation/addition project at Columbia Theological Seminary unites a historic residence hall w...

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Vertical elements and orange brick on the Old Town Schools new East Building ev
June 12, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

A LEED Gold project enhances a busy Chicago neighborhood, meeting ambitious criteria for acoustic...

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The Wabash Building (blue) is a modern response to Roosevelt Universitys needs
June 12, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Roosevelt University builds a 32-story tower to satisfy students’ needs for housing, instruction,...

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