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 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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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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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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March 20, 2013 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Single-glazed storefronts in the student center at California’s West Valley College were replaced...

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Frank Gehry's model for the Eisenhower Memorial.
March 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

AIA opposes House bill cutting Eisenhower Memorial funding.

Singapore's CREATE facility is Lab of the Year 2013. Courtesy Perkins+Will.
March 15, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham

Singapore CREATE R&D campus takes top honor in Lab of Year competition, sponsored by R...

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March 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Chicago Preservation Society released its annual list of the buildings at high risk for demol...

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March 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest nu...

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The South Mountain Community Library, a joint venture of Maricopa Community Coll
March 14, 2013 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The nation’s thousand-plus community college districts can be a steady source of income for your...

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March 13, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

From folding façades to colorful LED displays, these fantastical projects show off the architectu...

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Photo: U.S. Courthouse, Buffalo, N.Y./courtesy GSA.gov
March 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The March 2013 report from RSMeans offers construction costs per square foot for four building ty...

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Bullitt Center will open this spring. Photo: John Stamets
March 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Superefficient Seattle office building is designed to meet the ambitious goals of the Living Buil...

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Walgreens to build first net-zero energy retail store
March 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Walgreens announced plans last week to build one of the nation's first net-zero retail stores. Th...

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Vegas rebound: Genting Group acquires assets of stalled Vegas casino-resort
March 07, 2013 | BD+C Staff

International hospitality giant Genting Group has announced a deal with Boyd Gaming Corp. to purc...

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The new Marlborough (Mass.) Hospital Cancer Pavilion is connected to the existin
March 06, 2013 | Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

The Marlborough (Mass.) Hospital Cancer Pavilion is one of the first healthcare projects to use B...

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Algae "farms" sandwiched between glass faade panels.
March 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Exterior of carbon-neutral demonstration building consists of hollow glass panels containing micr...

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Hunters Point South, Phase 1. Rendering courtesy SHoP Architects
March 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

With the construction of Hunters Point South, New York City will get its first lar...

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A man-made mountain will conceal a waste-to-energy facility near Copenhagen.
March 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new project near Copenhagen pushes the boundaries of the term "mixed use," combining a waste-to...

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German healthcare design specialist TMK Architekten joins HDR Architecture
March 04, 2013 | HDR Architecture

TMK Architekten • Ingenieure, one of Germany’s leading healthcare architecture firms, announced t...

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The glass faade of the new Wilshire Grand tower will incorporate LED lighting.
March 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 1,100-foot Wilshire Grand will combine retail and restaurant space, offices, and a luxury hot...

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March 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

If all goes as planned, Frank Gehry will design the first building in his hometown in some 25 yea...

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Hines acquires Archstone's interest in $700 million CityCenterDC project
March 03, 2013 | Hines

The Washington D.C. office of Hines, the international real estate firm, announced the acquisitio...

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World's first LEGO museum planned in Denmark
March 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Bjarke Ingels Group and Ralph Appelbaum Associates will team up with the LEGO Group to design the...

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