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.
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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The five-story, 480,000-sf Center for Advanced Care at Froedtert & the Medical C
March 18, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Healthcare facility planning and design experts cite six factors that Building Teams need to keep...

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Alfond Center for Health, in Augusta, Maine, was fulfilled through a three-party
March 18, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Cutthroat competition and the vagaries of the Affordable Healthcare Act are making capital planni...

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Photo: Vmenkov via Wikimedia Commons
March 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

China's goal, according to Koolhaas, is to de-incentivize migration into already overcrowded citi...

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March 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

When two builders submitted identical bids for the Gretna (La.) Police Headquarters, the city cou...

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March 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 58-story DC Tower 1 is the first of two high-rises designed by Dominique Perrault Architectur...

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Image credit: Copyright CPAT / Hayes Davidson / Jason Hawkes
March 12, 2014 | New London Architecture

The vast majority of high-rise projects in the works are residential towers, which could help tac...

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Photo: Dorma
March 12, 2014 | BD+C Editors

From a high-tech classroom lockdown system to an impact-resistant wide-stile door line, BD+C edit...

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Completed in 2012, a 2,100-sf custom metal building serves as a maintenance and
| March 10, 2014 | Star Building Systems  

Bastoni Vineyards replaces a wooden barn with an efficient metal building used for maintenance, s...

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Photo: Iwan Baan - www.iwan.com / Courtesy Emerson College
March 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The $85 million, 10-story vertical campus takes the shape of a massive, shimmering aircraft hanga...

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The Guyon Hotel made the Chicago's 7 list for the second straight year. Photo: A
March 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 2014 edition of Preservation Chicago's annual Chicago's 7 list includes an L station house, p...

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March 05, 2014 | Tile of Spain

Beveled, geometric, and high-tech patterns are among the hot ceramic tile trends, say tile design...

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All renderings: James Corner Field Operations; Diller Scofidio + Renfro; and Pie
March 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Here's a sneak peek at the distinguishing design features of the third and final phase of New Yor...

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March 04, 2014 | DDG

DDG envisions the mall as offering the conveniences of a small city, where shopping, entertainmen...

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March 04, 2014 | Kettler

The 101-unit high-rise, called Element 28, is designed to achieve a LEED Silver certification. ...

March 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

British architect Thomas Heatherwick has proposed to repurpose a grain silo into an art gallery i...

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Image courtesy of SOM; Photographer, Robert Polidori /  Mumbai International Ai
March 01, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The terminal merges new technology and traditional regional architecture, notably in the fractal...

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February 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

David Adjaye and Daniel Libeskind are among the finalists for the National Holocaust Monument, pl...

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February 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Target's new San Rafael, Calif., location was built on the site of the former San Quentin prison...

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PocketCake's VRSCA (for Virtual Reality Simulation Converter Assembly) is three
February 27, 2014 | PocketCake

The company's Virtual Reality Simulation Converter Assembly is three times more powerful than the...

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Photos courtesy Blackney Hayes Architects
February 26, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The project features nontraditional classrooms for collaborative learning, an arts and music wing...

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Renderings courtesy Blackney Hayes Architects
February 26, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The project includes the construction of two new stadiums and a retractable roof over the existin...

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Sharp Centre for Design at OCAD University
February 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Emporis lists its top 13 higher education buildings from around the world. Do you agree with the...

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Hudson Spire
February 25, 2014 | MJM + A Architects

Design architect MJM + A has released an updated design scheme for the planned 1,800-foot-tall, s...

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February 24, 2014 | McCarthy Building Companies

The facility is intended to be "the most sustainable laboratory in the world," and incorporates n...

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February 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

In Houston, plans are being finalized for the first freestanding American building built to house...

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February 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Ng Teng Fong General Hospital will take advantage of the region's prevailing breezes to cool...

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The building's owner says the structure's mechanical visor has never worked beca
February 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Famed architect Santiago Calatrava must pay 2.9 million euros due to faulty design work on the Pa...

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