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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.
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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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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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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Georgia Techs Carbon-Neutral Energy Solutions Laboratory was built on a compact
June 12, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Building Team cooperation and expertise help Georgia Tech create a LEED Platinum building for ene...

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KONE UltraRope elevator hoisting machine.
June 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

KONE Corporation has announced a new elevator technology that could make it possible for supertal...

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June 10, 2013 | M SPACE

When the Lake Washington School District outside Seattle needed a new high school built on an amb...

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June 07, 2013 | BD+C Editors
Looking to create a unique atmosphere using natural materials for the Prahran Hotel pub near Me...
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June 07, 2013 | BD+C Editors

The University of Utah broke ground on its cutting-edge College of Law building, which will facil...

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June 07, 2013 | BD+C Editors

The design scheme by Lake|Flato and Shepley Bulfinch incorporates reading "porches" and a light-f...

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June 05, 2013 | USGBC

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...

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The Timber Tower, @SOM
June 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In a report released today, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill discu...

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June 03, 2013 | AIA

The Via Verde mixed-use development in Bronx, N.Y., and a student housing complex in Seattle are...

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June 03, 2013 | U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced today that construction spending d...

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May 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The new training facility for IBEW/NECA is the first commercial building retrofit designed to mee...

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May 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A wild proposal by the city of Osaka, Japan, would transform the Dotonbori Canal into a 2,625-foo...

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May 29, 2013 | National Association of Realtors

Realtors who practice commercial real estate have reported an increase in annual gross income for...

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May 29, 2013 | AIA

The Anacostia Neighborhood Library in Washington, D.C., and the renovation of Cass Gilbert’s gran...

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May 28, 2013 | Peter David Cavaluzzi, FAIA, EE&K a Perkins Eastman Company

The Building Team for the Interchange project in downtown Minneapolis is employing the principles...

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May 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

James Turrell, an artist whose projects are more properly defined as "light sculpt...

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May 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

NBBJ has released renderings of a revised plan for Amazon's new thr...

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May 23, 2013 | AIA

Are federal design-build contract laws unfair to small firms? AIA thinks so, citing an interestin...

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