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.
July 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Bow in Calgary and CCTV Headquarters in Beijing are among the world's best new high-rise proj...

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July 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In a newly posted TED talk, wood skyscraper expert Michael Green makes the case for building the...

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The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component
July 09, 2013 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

KONE's carbon-fiber hoisting technology and the Broad Group's prefab construction process are amo...

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July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction market analysts from RSMeans offer construction costs per square foot for offices, d...

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July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction market analysts from RSMeans offer construction costs per square foot for hotels, mo...

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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Measuring a stout 100 meters high, 500 meters long, and 400 meters wide, the New Century Global C...

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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The nation's largest indoor mall will undergo a $2.5 billion, 10-year expansion project that will...

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July 03, 2013 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced a communications campaign urging its m...

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July 02, 2013 | USGBC

The U.S. Green Building Council membership has voted to adopt LEED v4, the next update to the wor...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester in Yonkers, N.Y., celebrated the completion of a LEGO r...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new report released today forecasts the volume of construction output will grow by more than 70...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A recent survey of more than 60 building owners and facility management professionals by Mortenso...

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Paramount Bay in Miami. Courtesy Kobi Karp Architecture
June 26, 2013 | KPMG

The multifamily, retail, and hospitality sectors are expected to lead commercial building growth,...

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All images: Mirvish+Gehry
June 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A trio of mixed-use towers planned for an urban redevelopment project in Toronto has been redesig...

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All images  Jade Signature
June 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Real estate developer Fortune International has released details of its new Jade Signature proper...

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Courtesy Gehry Partners LLP, 2013
June 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Frank Gehry's updated for a new Dwight D. Eisenhower memo...

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June 18, 2013 | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Researchers at the DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory conclude that significant energy s...

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June 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Developer Cousins Properties broke ground on the 29-story Colorado Tower in downtown Austin, Texa...

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June 18, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Engineers at Brinjac quantify the illuminance and energy consumption levels achieved by increasin...

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June 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Energy Department today launched a new Buildings Performance Database, the largest free, publ...

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June 17, 2013 |

When Vision Equities, LLC and Rubenstein Partners purchased the 200-acre former Alcatel-Lucent ca...

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June 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An adaptive reuse to create LEED Platinum offices, a park that honors veterans, and a grand natio...

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June 13, 2013 | AIA

The program will award a total of $30,000 to three winning designs, divided equally between three...

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June 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

More than 90% of New York City schools have at least one outstanding building code violation. Loo...

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The Georgia Tech Carbon-Neutral Energy Solutions Laboratory was the lone Platinu
June 12, 2013 | BD+C Editors

The winners of the 2013 Building Team Awards show that great buildings cannot be built without th...

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The tower at the Vernon S. Broyles Leadership Center unifies a new addition (lef
June 12, 2013 | Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

A renovation/addition project at Columbia Theological Seminary unites a historic residence hall w...

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Vertical elements and orange brick on the Old Town Schools new East Building ev
June 12, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

A LEED Gold project enhances a busy Chicago neighborhood, meeting ambitious criteria for acoustic...

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The Wabash Building (blue) is a modern response to Roosevelt Universitys needs
June 12, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Roosevelt University builds a 32-story tower to satisfy students’ needs for housing, instruction,...

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