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.
Brasfield & Gorrie breaks ground on New College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta
February 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

General contractor Brasfield & Gorrie is scheduled to kick off construction on the new Colleg...

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Boxman Studios has launched a new division aimed at sustainable solutions for th
February 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Boxman Studios has launched a new division aimed at sustainable solutions for the Built Environme...

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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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The project used Guardian UltraWhite low-iron glass produced at Guardians Carle
February 14, 2013 | Guardian Industries

Guardian Industries DiamondGuard glass was recently installed on the 102nd story of the Empire St...

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American College of Healthcare Architects
February 14, 2013 | American College of Healthcare Architects

The Board of Regents of the American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA) has named Peter L. B...

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End of preservation suit allows demolition of iconic modernist structure.
February 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Preservation lawsuit over Chicago's Prentice Hospital dropped, freeing Northwestern University to...

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The Great City development near Chengdu will prohibit cars. Courtesy Adrian Smit
February 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new urban development near Chengdu, China, will provide new housing for ~80,000 people, surroun...

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The Exhibition Hall by OMA
February 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Exhibition Hall, a retail concept planned in Kuwait City's 360° Mall, will meld cultural and...

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A new design for 80 South Street in New York City includes multiple vegetative r
February 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A Manhattan site formerly slated for development with a "tower of cubes"—a now-defunct project by...

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OMA's 'perimeter core' design wins competition for Essence Financial Building in
February 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

OMA partners David Gianotten and Rem Koolhaas rethink traditional office tower design with a plan...

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5 factors to consider when designing a shade system
February 08, 2013 | Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor

Designing a shade system is more complex than picking out basic white venetian blinds. Here are f...

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museums new wing voted Bostons 'most beautiful new bu
February 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Bostonians voted the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's new wing the...

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George W. Bush Presidential Center among award-winning roofing projects honored
February 06, 2013 | Sika Sarnafil

Winners of the 2012 Contractor Project of the Year Competition were announced this week by Sika S...

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Photo: Pacific Medical Buildings - www.pacificmedicalbuildings.com
February 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

RSMeans' February 2013 Cost Comparison Report breaks down the average construction costs per squa...

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Arcadia (Calif.) High School opens $20 million performing arts center
February 06, 2013 | McCarthy Building Companies

A 60-year old wish for the community of Arcadia has finally come true with the opening of Arcadia...

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5 forces driving hotel investment
February 05, 2013 | Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Hotels & Hospitality Group believes that signs point to an on-going upti...

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8 eye-popping wood building projects
February 05, 2013 | WoodWorks, posted by BD+C Staff

From 100-foot roof spans to novel reclaimed wood installations, the winners of the 2013 National...

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Workers at Southland Industries 80,000-sf prefabrication plant in Garden Grove,
February 04, 2013 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

A mechanical contractor combines an electronic surveying tool with a BIM model to make significan...

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Clever engineering helps create design excellence
February 04, 2013 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

A mechanical engineering team overcomes numerous hurdles to help make a new federal courthouse in...

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Delinquency rate for U.S. commercial real estate loans hits 11-month low
February 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The delinquency rate for U.S. commercial real estate loans in CMBS fell 14 basis points in Januar...

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Map of U.S. illustrates planning times for commercial construction
January 31, 2013 |

Stephen Oliner, a UCLA professor doing research for the Federal Reserve Board, has made the first...

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The Opus Group completes construction of corporate HQ for Church & Dwight Co
January 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Opus Group announced today the completion of construction on a new 250,000-square-foot corpor...

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RSMeans cost comparisons: parking structures, town halls, community centers
January 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

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

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January 29, 2013 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The new headquarters for Astellas in the Americas in Northbrook, Ill., has been awarded LEED Gold...

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January 29, 2013 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The 699-bed Collegiate on Angliana, with an anticipated opening date of August 2013, will serve s...

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January 23, 2013 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Named in honor of jazz artist Ella Fitzgerald, Ella at Encore is the first building to r...

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Photos by Dave Huh, courtesy of Dewberry
January 22, 2013 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The Virginia State Police begins driver training at a new $27.4 million complex near Fort Pickett...

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January 18, 2013 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships is expected to open in 2014

The form of the Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM)-designed Zhengzhou Greenland
January 16, 2013 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The 2.59-million-square-feet building houses a mixed-use program of offices on its lower floors a...

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To maximize daylight and views for the children, alternating windows of the firs
January 03, 2013 | By Laurie Petersen, Contributing Editor

A bold renovation enables a small church to expand its mission on a grand scale.

Dana Strand Senior Apartments, a 100-unit New Urbanism complex in Los Angeles, d
January 03, 2013 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The ranks of those age 65 and older are swelling by the thousands every day. Is there an opportun...

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