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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.
May 23, 2013 | AIA

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

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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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May 22, 2013 | Jones Lang LaSalle

Like digging a ditch with a spoon, retail demand driven by population growth has eaten away at th...

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May 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

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

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May 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Tile of Spain consultant and ceramic tile expert Ryan Fasan presented his "What's Trending in Til...

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May 20, 2013 | International Parking Institute

Survey of parking professionals reveals how technology is transforming the parking industry.

May 20, 2013 | Jones Lang LaSalle

With healthier job growth numbers and construction volumes at near-historic lows, real estate exp...

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May 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 70-page guide demystifies the processes of identifying building improvement opportunities and...

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The McCormick district plan, courtesy TVS Design
May 16, 2013 | Crain's Chicago Business

Hoping to send a loud message that Chicago is serious about luri...

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May 15, 2013 | Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority

The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (M...

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May 14, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Increasingly, college and university research buildings are doing double duty as homes for K-12 S...

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May 09, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Six years after a tornado virtually wiped out the town, Greensburg, Kan., is the world's leading...

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May 08, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

When embarking upon a roofing renovation project, one of the first decisions for the Building Tea...

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May 07, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 400-meter-high, 116-story Imperial Tower in Mumbai will feature a slender, rounded form optim...

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May 07, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A $140 million redevelopment of a landmark, 45-building apartment complex in Los Angeles is among...

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May 03, 2013 | USGBC

The Green Building Advisory Committee established by the General Services Administration, officia...

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May 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From the Great Pyramids of Giza to the U.S. Interstate Highway System, this infographic outlines...

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All images: Steven Holl Architects
May 02, 2013 | Steven Holl Architects

 

Steven Holl Architects celebrates the completion of the Campbell...

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May 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google are among the major tech companies investing heavily to b...

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May 01, 2013 | AIA

More than 350 companies urge rejection of special interest efforts to gut key parts of Energy Ind...

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The design and construction of the hospitals 42-foot-high, 60,000-sf mechanical
May 01, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for the 23-story Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago implements an integrated...

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For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High Scho
April 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Kate Steel of Steel Consulting Services offers tips and advice for choosing the correct code-comp...

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April 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Designed specifically for hospitals, nursing homes, child care centers, and other healthcare faci...

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April 26, 2013 | Irina Vinnitskaya - Architecture News
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