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.
December 03, 2013 | Patrick Duke, Managing Director, CBRE Healthcare

When setting up a capital project plan, it's one thing to have the data, but quite another to hav...

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December 03, 2013 | AIA

Current federal contracting laws are discouraging talented architects from competing for federal...

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Rooms at Childrens Medical Center in Dallas were designed for universal patient
November 27, 2013 | CBRE Healthcare

Pediatric hospitals face many of the same concerns as their adult counterparts. Inpatient bed dem...

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November 27, 2013 | BIG

The winning submission by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and A+ Architecture mixes urban pavement and...

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November 27, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Forty-six percent of the respondents to an exclusive BD+C survey of AEC professionals re...

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November 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

BD+C editors present a roundup of the latest technologies and applications in exterior wall syste...

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The dance/rehearsal studio at Indiana Universitys IU Cinema, an example of high
November 27, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the environmental, economic, and market pressures affecti...

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November 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Zaha Hadid Architects, in conjunction with AECOM, has released renderings for a major stadium bei...

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November 26, 2013 | IHS

Construction costs in North America rose for the 22nd consecutive month in November as labor cost...

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November 20, 2013 | Linda M. Gabel, AAHID, IIDA

Freestanding pediatric facilities have operational and physical characteristics that differ from...

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November 20, 2013 | BuildingGreen, Inc.
Assa Abloy's power-over-ethernet access-control locks and Schüco's retrofit façade system are a...
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The Rady Childrens Hospital in San Diego is an example of a facility on the cut
November 18, 2013 | Jane Rohde, AIA, FIIDA, ACHA, AAHID, LEED AP

As more time and money is devoted to neonatal and pediatric research, evidence-based design is pl...

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November 18, 2013 | CertainTeed

The new alliance has uncovered easily accessible solutions to address these acoustical challenges...

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The Bridge Building on the Cumberland River in Nashville was recently transforme
November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The BD+C editorial team brings you this special report on the latest green building trends across...

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The 135,000-sf, LEED Gold-certified Weitz Center for Creativity at Minnesotas C
November 15, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Academic institutions have been testing the limits of energy-conserving technologies, devising ne...

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With the renovation, the Javits Center now has the largest green roof in the Nor
November 15, 2013 | Tishman Construction

The massive upgrade included a 110,000-sf expansion – Javits North – as well as the installation...

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November 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Next week at Greenbuild, BD+C will unveil its demonstration pediatric patient unit, called Pedia-...

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The Iowa Utilities Board/Office of Consumer Advocate building, in Des Moines, ea
November 13, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

With the economy picking up, many stalled government contracts are reaching completion and earnin...

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November 13, 2013 | Navigant Research

The worldwide installed capacity of GHP systems will reach 127.4 gigawatts-thermal over the next...

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South view, Renzo Piano Pavilion, September 2013. Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth
November 13, 2013 | Kimbell Art Museum

The $135 million, 101,130-sf colonnaded pavilion by the famed architect opens later this month. ...

November 08, 2013 | Curtis Skolnick, Managing Director, CBRE Healthcare

Healthcare facilities, especially our nation's hospitals, have steadily become larger over the pa...

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As part of its IntelliCommand building operations management service, Jones Lang
November 08, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief
Real estate services giant Jones Lang LaSalle set out to answer these questions when it partner...
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As the first multifamily project certified net-zero by the International Living
November 08, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

The 10-unit zHome in Issaquah Highlands, Wash., is the nation’s first net-zero multifamily projec...

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November 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

George Washington University worked with supplier Onyx Solar to design and install 100 sf of walk...

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The newly opened UCLA Outpatient Surgery and Medical Building consists of two wi
November 08, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

LEED for Healthcare debuted in spring 2011, and certifications are now beginning to roll in. They...

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November 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Dallas stands out as one of the few large cities that is enforcing a green building code, with th...

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Modernist structures can be viable candidates for adaptive reuse as lodging, suc
November 06, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

There’s more to creating a sustainable hotel than saving water and power by asking guests to reus...

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November 06, 2013 | BOMA International

The commercial real estate industry’s ongoing focus on energy efficiency has resulted in a downwa...

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November 06, 2013 | PECI
Earlier this year, PECI used the NBI metrics to assess plug load energy use at PECI headquarter...
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The Pflugerville (Texas) Elementary School is among a number of net-zero-ready s
November 05, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

As more net-zero energy schools come online, school officials are asking: Is NZE a more logical a...

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