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.
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October 26, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The Building Team selected Centria's Formawall Dimension Series to help achieve the retrofit proj...

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BIM Article December 2011 BD+C
October 25, 2012 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

Two innovations—program manager Gafcon’s SharePoint360 project management platform and a new BIM...

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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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BIM: Not Just for New Buildings
October 25, 2012 | By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editor

Ohio State University Medical Center is converting 55 Medical Center buildings from AutoCAD to BI...

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October 25, 2012 | By John Tocci, Jr.

Lessons for the AEC industry.

October 24, 2012 |

Architecture firms NELSON and H2L2 have combined operations, adding H2L2’s higher education and i...

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The historic naval facility at NAS Pensacola, Fla., required extensive renovatio
October 24, 2012 |

The Building Team, led by local firms Caldwell Associates Architects and Greenhut Construction, h...

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Exterior metal wall panels help create a dramatic and influential aesthetic.
October 24, 2012 |

Designers for the building aimed to create a positive environment for patients and visitors, and...

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October 23, 2012 |

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., a California construction firm, broke ground on the Solar Ener...

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SuperLite II-XL 120 fire resistive glazing
October 22, 2012 |

New school’s south-facing elevation features a glazed aluminum curtain wall that incorporates PPG...

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October 12, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The project will establish a center for training in a variety of security disciplines within the...

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October 11, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

With more than 25 years of experience, HDR vice president is tapped to lead firm's healthcare pro...

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October 10, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Conceptual designs submitted by Foster, Hadid, Koolhaas and Rogers to be on exhibit during Munici...

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October 10, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Skanska USA announced that it has been awarded an $80 million contract to construct a new Childre...

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The design for Joplin Interim High  took advantage of large openings, oversized
October 05, 2012 |

At 5:41 p.m. CDT on Sunday, May 22, 2011, an EF5 tornado touched down in Joplin, Mo. In the next...

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In addition to achieving net-zero energy use and LEED-NC Platinum certification,
October 05, 2012 |

Working with A/E firm SmithGroupJJR, DPR converted a vacant 16,533-sf one-time “adult-themed bout...

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A 1953 Allis-Chalmers bulldozer in the central atrium of the Walsh Training and
October 05, 2012 |

With its Building Team partners—architect Solomon Cordwell Buenz, structural engineer CS Associat...

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Formerly an open-air courtyard, the two-story grand lobby is now the centerpiece
October 05, 2012 |

The recent rehabilitation of 220 Water Street transforms it from a vacant manufacturing facility...

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After years of neglect, the Building Team returned the lobby of the former Hotel
October 05, 2012 |

In April 2010, the Building Team of Rule Joy Trammell + Rubio, Stanley D. Lindsey & Associate...

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A former movie house, the Allen Theatre was built in 1921 to seat more than 3,00
October 04, 2012 |

The $30 million project resulted in three new theatres in the existing 81,500-sf space and a 44,0...

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The Building Team preserved more than 65,000 glass blocks, which, if laid end to
October 04, 2012 |

Reconstruction centered on Building 91.1, a historic (1937) five-story former machine shop, with...

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Gallery forum at the Rice Fergus Miller Office & Studio, Bremerton, Wash. The Bu
October 04, 2012 |

Rice Fergus Miller bought a vacant and derelict Sears Auto and converted the 30,000 gsf space int...

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City Hall, as viewed through historic City Hall Park . Designed by architects Jo
October 04, 2012 |

New York's City Hall last received a major renovation nearly a century ago. Four years ago, a Bui...

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October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...

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The Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Fort Lupton Readiness
October 02, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Defense spending may be down somewhat, but there’s still plenty of project dollars out there if y...

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The Mirvish/Gehry design will create a new profile for the arts and entertainmen
October 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Reimagining of King Street Entertainment District supports Toronto’s cultural corridor.

Bernards broke ground on this facility earlier this year and completion is sched
October 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The new facility is a $15-million, 41,000-sf concrete structure which includes three stories of m...

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The facility combines a specialized therapy room or vault to house the TomoThe
September 28, 2012 |

By using modular construction and strategic site design, RAD Medical Systems built the first radi...

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September 24, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Reed Construction was contracted to complete the full third floor build-out which included the co...

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The new, $3.8-million, 100,000-square-foot sports complex replaced and expanded
September 24, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The complex also includes a new, one-story, multi-purpose building that serves as the main entry...

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The $65 million Westminster (Calif.) Police Department Headquarters. The 91,000-
September 20, 2012 | By Tom Klemens, PE, contributing editor

With a huge building stock at their disposal, state and local governments can be attractive clien...

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