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.

Seven buildings are part of the University of Kentucky Residential Revival project, once complete they all are seeking LEED certification.

| October 03, 2016 | Trim-Tex

Residential spaces that need to meet high traffic demands while accommodating an ever-changing po...

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Rendering courtesy Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

September 30, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The public will now judge the five proposals by providing comments and feedback.

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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A simple system for versatile architectural forms

| September 29, 2016 | ALPOLIC

The largest building on campus, it was designed by ...

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September 29, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Mypower will install 150 solar panels on the roof, making it the oldest cathedral in the UK, and...

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Expo Light Rail Phase 2, a $700 million project, is the final stage that connects downtown Los Angeles to its beaches. The 6.6-mile, seven-station extension opened last May, and will be one of Greenbuild's project tours.  Image: Courtesy of Skanska

September 29, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Skanska-built light-rail extension in Los Angeles achieves Envision’s highest recognition.

Courtesy of The Lantern

September 28, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The design is not just meant to be aesthetically pleasing, but can also help patients with dement...

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September 28, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Overall construction for hotel projects is up, but the current number of hotels currently being b...

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Photo: Larry D. Moore, Wikimedia Creative Commons

September 26, 2016 | BD+C Staff

SmithGroupJJR, Leo A Daly, Clark Group, Walsh Group, Apogee Consulting Group, and Heapy Engineeri...

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September 26, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The park will serve as an urban oasis of outdoor activities for the surrounding area.

Rendering courtesy of HOK

September 26, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Atlanta Falcons new home is expected to save 40% in energy usage than a typical NFL stadium....

Rendering courtesy of Lee & Associates via Curbed Atlanta

September 26, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower would be built on a site currently occupied by a Hertz Car Rental and parking lot.

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September 26, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Leo A Daly, Brasfield & Gorrie, Layton Construction, and AECOM top Building Design+C...

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The OH-1 redevelopment project in Tokyo, one of that metro's biggest projects, is designed to recall the past and look forward to the future. Image: courtesy SOM / © Methanoia

September 23, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Mitsui Fudosan and SOM join forces to create OH-1, a mixed-use complex with a prominent public sq...

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Rendering courtesy of Foster + Partners

September 22, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The glass building provides the illusion of floating above a stone plinth.

Sterling Bay's proposal for a 958-foot-tall office tower is among an array of development and redevelopment projects it has in the works in Chicago. Image: SOM via skyscraperpage.com

September 20, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The building is one of several projects that are filling this developer’s plate in this city.

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HLM Architects' proposal for the new Moscow Circus School looks like it's about to take flight. Its design used a bug's wing casing as its model. Image: Arch Daily

September 19, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The proposal would make the school’s activities more transparent to the public.

Photo courtesy of The Hotel at Oberlin

September 19, 2016 | David malone, Associate Editor

The Hotel at Oberlin anchors the Peter B. Lewis Gateway Center, the cornerstone of Oberlin’s Gree...

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A 1920s-era rail passenger car—a reminder of Jim Crow segregation laws—at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which will open September 24 on the National Mall. The team of Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroupJJR, Gustafson Guthrie Nichol, and Ralph Applebaum Associates performed the design. Clark Group, Smoot Construction, and HJ Russell and Co. served as CM. Courtesy Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroupJJR.

September 19, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Preserving history is still their core function, but museums are using fresh approaches to engage...

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Rendering courtesy of OPEN via ArchDaily

September 16, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

OPEN, SANAA Ateliers Jean Nouvel and David Chipperfield Architects are the final four firms c...

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Rendering courtesy of Hickory Street Capital

September 15, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel will provide a four-star experience to guests during baseball season and, just as impor...

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Rendering courtesy of Forbes Massie/ Heatherwick Studio

September 15, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The installation is designed by British architect Thomas Heatherwick and will be the centerpiece...

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Project area with HMFH’s “joyous” color treatment. Photo: Ed Wonsek / Courtesy HMFH Architects

September 14, 2016 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

HMFH has designed three elementary schools based on the premise that project-based activities pro...

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September 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The museum includes models from Japanese architects including Shingeru Ban, Kengo Kuma, and Riken...

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Rendering courtesy of Moreau Kusunoki Architects via Gugenheimhelsinki.org

September 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Construction of the museum relied heavily on state funding, which has officially been denied.

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Image courtesy of CannonDesign and NEUF architect(e)s

September 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will combine three aging hospitals into one complex.

| September 13, 2016 | Valspar

The 26-story hotel spanning 96,000 square-feet needed a way to not only differentiate itself amon...

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The massive DAYTONA Rising Project in progress.

| September 13, 2016 | Bluebeam

Daytona International Speedway has undergone a $400 million full-scale makeover to update the fac...

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Rendering courtesy of Luxigon

September 13, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The cube-shaped building is clad in translucent book-matched marble.

The Campus North Residential Commons, located at the north edge of the University of Chicago's campus in the Windy City's Hyde Park section, is meant to create a “gateway” for students and the community alike. Image: Tom Harris Photography/courtesy of the University of Chicago

September 12, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Abundant common spaces give students more chances to interact.

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September 12, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A study finds the impact can be as much as 25% per year.

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