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.
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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Georgia Techs Carbon-Neutral Energy Solutions Laboratory was built on a compact
June 12, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Building Team cooperation and expertise help Georgia Tech create a LEED Platinum building for ene...

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KONE UltraRope elevator hoisting machine.
June 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

KONE Corporation has announced a new elevator technology that could make it possible for supertal...

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June 10, 2013 | M SPACE

When the Lake Washington School District outside Seattle needed a new high school built on an amb...

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June 07, 2013 | BD+C Editors
Looking to create a unique atmosphere using natural materials for the Prahran Hotel pub near Me...
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June 07, 2013 | BD+C Editors

The University of Utah broke ground on its cutting-edge College of Law building, which will facil...

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June 07, 2013 | BD+C Editors

The design scheme by Lake|Flato and Shepley Bulfinch incorporates reading "porches" and a light-f...

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June 05, 2013 | USGBC

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...

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The Timber Tower, @SOM
June 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In a report released today, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill discu...

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June 03, 2013 | AIA

The Via Verde mixed-use development in Bronx, N.Y., and a student housing complex in Seattle are...

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June 03, 2013 | U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced today that construction spending d...

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May 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The new training facility for IBEW/NECA is the first commercial building retrofit designed to mee...

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May 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A wild proposal by the city of Osaka, Japan, would transform the Dotonbori Canal into a 2,625-foo...

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May 29, 2013 | National Association of Realtors

Realtors who practice commercial real estate have reported an increase in annual gross income for...

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May 29, 2013 | AIA

The Anacostia Neighborhood Library in Washington, D.C., and the renovation of Cass Gilbert’s gran...

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May 28, 2013 | Peter David Cavaluzzi, FAIA, EE&K a Perkins Eastman Company

The Building Team for the Interchange project in downtown Minneapolis is employing the principles...

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May 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

James Turrell, an artist whose projects are more properly defined as "light sculpt...

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May 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

NBBJ has released renderings of a revised plan for Amazon's new thr...

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May 23, 2013 | AIA

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

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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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