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.
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April 26, 2013 | Irina Vinnitskaya - Architecture News

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 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

"The Competition," a new documentary produced by Angel Borrego Cuberto of Madrid, focuses on the...

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April 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

ArchDaily's Rory Stott yesterday posted an interesting exploration of progressive parking strateg...

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April 26, 2013 | DLR Group

DLR Group and the Institute for the Built Environment at Colorado State University have collabora...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

North Carolina lawmakers have introduced state legislation that would restrict the use of nationa...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants cool roofs added to the city’s building code. He is...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Milliken recently debuted a flexible fabric that allows for concrete installations on slopes, in...

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April 23, 2013 | Robin Pogrebin/New York Times
Charles David Keeling Apartments, La Jolla, Calif., by KieranTimberlake. Photo:
April 23, 2013 | AIA

The AIA's Committee on the Environment selected its top ten examples of sustainable architecture...

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April 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill's whimsical Dancing Dragons tower in Seoul is among the compelling h...

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April 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction crews are going to extremes to save the ornate brick façade of the Provo (Utah) Tabe...

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April 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New York loses another architectural gem by Frank Lloyd Wright as new owner razes auto showroom....

April 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences last week released preliminary plans for its $300...

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April 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these...

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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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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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