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.
April 15, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

To achieve the goals of sustainability and high performance, stakeholders in new construction and...

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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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April 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Seattle's Beacon Food Forest project is transforming a seven-acre lot in the city’s Beacon Hill n...

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Proposed Milwaukee Avenue Bridge. Courtesy Michael Van Valkenburgh
April 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Plans are moving forward to convert an unused, century-old Chicago rail artery to a 2.7 mile, 13...

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April 11, 2013 | George W. Bush Presidential Center

The George W. Bush Presidential Center announced today it has earned Platinum certification by th...

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April 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Just 12 years old, the museum designed by Tod Williams and Billie Tsien will be taken down to mak...

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April 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has publis...

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A view of the new medical school from Main Street (Rendering by HOK)
April 11, 2013 | HOK

The University at Buffalo (UB) has unveiled HOK's dramatic design for its new School of Medicine...

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Friendship Technology Preparatory Academy, an 80,000-sf science and technology p
April 10, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Competition for grants, loans, and bond financing among charter schools is heating up, so make yo...

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April 10, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Charter schools are growing like Topsy. But don’t jump on board unless you know what you’re getti...

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April 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

U.S. labs that conduct research on bioterror germs such as anthrax are at risk for accidents beca...

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April 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International and the Greater Boston Real Est...

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April 07, 2013 | GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline and Liberty Property Trust/Synterra Partners transform the work environment with...

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April 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A seven-story apartment tower under construction in Bangkok has started to tilt and is on the ver...

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Jared Krieger (right) conducts a project coordination meeting with two of his Ge
April 05, 2013 | Jared Krieger, AIA, LEED AP, Gensler

Gensler's Jared Krieger offers important tips and advice for managing complex BIM/VDC-driven proj...

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April 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Whole Foods and partner Gotham Greens will create a 20,000-sf greenhouse atop one of the retailer...

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Courtesy Foster + Partners
April 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Campus 2, Apple Inc.'s proposed ring-shaped office facility in Cupertino, Calif.,...

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April 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Modular Building Institute recently revealed the winners of its annual Awards of Distinction...

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April 02, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

If you do hotels, schools, student unions, office buildings, performing arts centers, transportat...

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April 02, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

A carefully considered entry zone can put patients at ease while sending a powerful branding mess...

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Whitney Building, early 1900s, courtesy Historic Detroit.org
March 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Detroit's David Whitney Building, a 19-story landmark erected in 1915, will be renovated for an A...

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Washington Dulles International Airport
March 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

WTTW Chicago, in partnership with the Society of Architectural Historians, has produced "10 Buili...

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March 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction on multiple projects in Guangdong Province—including the 660-m Ping'an Finance Cente...

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March 29, 2013 | Cuningham Group

The international design firm Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc. has announced that NTD Healthcar...

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Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace
March 27, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...

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James H. Clark Center - Bio-X Stanford University
March 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction market analysts from RSMeans offer construction costs per square foot for four build...

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March 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Sabey Data Center Properties last week celebrated the completion of the first phase of an adaptiv...

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March 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A soaring opera center in Hong Kong and a multi-tower music center in Calgary are among the lates...

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Photo: Chance Agrella @ChanceAgrella
March 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A recent post on Atlantic Cities highlights research by the U.S. Census Bureau's Stephanie Ewert...

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