A new report on how contractors collect and use jobsite data is based on responses from 187 companies. Image: Dodge Data & Analytics.
Research focused on five key types of data: project progress, manhours, productivity, safety, and...read more
With thousands of MarTech tools and apps on the market, design and construction firms are struggl...read more
Speed, quality, advanced coordination, and schedule gains are commonly cited as benefits of offsi...read more
Heart failure clinics, like the one that just opened at Beaumont Hospital in Michigan, are helping to reduce fatalities causes by heart disease. Images: HED
An example of this building trend recently opened at Beaumont Hospital near Ann Arbor, Mich.
Miami Beach Convention Center Expansion & Renovation. Photo courtesy Clark Group
Lendlease, Turner, Clark, and Webcor top the rankings of the nation's largest convention center s...read more
Moscone Center Expansion. Photo: Cesar Rubio, courtesy Webcor
Jacobs, MKA, Walker Consultants, ESD, and AECOM head the rankings of the nation's largest convent...read more
Moscone Center Expansion. Photo: Cesar Rubio, courtesy Webcor
LMN Architects, Gensler, Populous, Fentress Architects, and Moody Nolan top the rankings of the n...read more
Milwaukee Public Library Mitchell Street Branch, designed by HGA. The library was created from the former Hills Department Store originally built in 1919. Photo courtesy HGA
Whiting-Turner, Turner, PCL, Clark Group, and Gilbane top the rankings of the nation's largest cu...read more
The Sunset Park Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, designed by Magnusson Architecture and Planning, comprises eight stories and 21,000 sf. The library encompasses the first two and a half floors of the building, while the remaining five and a half floors house 50 affordable residences for qualified low-income occupants. Rendering courtesy Magnusson Architecture and Planning
Jacobs, Arup, EXP, BRPH, and Thornton Tomasetti head the rankings of the nation's largest cultura...read more
The HGA-designed Mitchell Street Branch of the Milwaukee Public Library was created from the former Hills Department Store originally built in 1919. Photo: Courtesy HGA
Gensler, Populous, DLR Group, Stantec, and Perkins and Will top the rankings of the nation's larg...read more
Macalester College’s new Theater, Dance, and Classroom building in St. Paul, Minn., designed by HGA, includes a flexible performance space that allows for different seating and performance configurations. Photo: Courtesy HGA
The future of libraries is less about being quiet and more about hands-on learning and face-to-fa...read more
The firm will help modernize some of the country’s most significant public buildings.
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More manufacturers now include this production process in their factories.
The change is expected to give contractors bigger checks earlier in project timeline.
Photo courtesy Prescient
Prescient combines 5D software, clever engineering, and advanced robotics to create prefabricated...read more
Most warehouses in the U.S. are still single-story buildings on vast land tracts. Gresham Smith helped get the 1.2-million-sf LG Electronics’ washing machine manufacturing plant back on schedule—after a five-month delay—to where production for Phase 1 commenced last October. Gresham Smith created the four-phase master plan for this plant, which will sit on 309 acres in Clarksville, Tenn., as well as the engineering. DPR Construction was the GC. Phase 1 had its grand opening on May 29. The $360 million facility hired 550 employees and expects that number to rise to 700. Photo: DPR Construction
Fluor, Clayco, Jacobs, ARCO, and Gray Construction top the rankings of the nation's largest indus...read more
Jacobs, Fluor, IPS, CRB, and SSOE head the rankings of the nation's largest industrial sector eng...read more
An aerial view of The REACH (left, in front of the Kennedy Center), whose three pavilions are connected underground. Images: Richard Barnes, Courtesy of Steven Holl Architects.
The REACH, with three pavilions on a generous lawn, adds openness and light to this performance s...read more
Compensation for architects increased, in average, about 12% nationally from early 2017 to early 2019. Charts: AIA Compensation Report
The latest AIA report breaks down its survey data by 44 positions and 28 metros.
Project Open, a net-zero energy, $16 million, 112-unit rental community in Salt Lake City’s Guadalupe neighborhood. Utah artist Chuck Landvatter painted the seven-story, 30-foot-wide mural of a man and girl (modeled on the artist’s daughter). Photo: Brandon Hyatt Photography
Project Open has no carbon footprint, but the six-story, solar-powered building is already leavin...read more
Order fulfillment, spurred by ecommerce, is transforming warehouses and distribution centers. Target recently commissioned Leo A Daly to convert one quarter of the space in five of its larger distribution centers—including this 470,000-sf food distribution center in Lake City, Fla.—to accommodate fulfillment functions. Photo courtesy Leo A Daly
AECOM, Stantec, Ware Malcomb, FSB, and Macgregor Associates top the rankings of the nation's larg...read more
Automation, including vertical lift modules, carousel systems, and automated storage and retrieval, is widely used by retailers such as Dollar General, whose facility in Janesville, Wis., is shown here. Photo courtesy Leo A Daly
This and more industrial building sector trends from Building Design+Construction's 2019 Giants 3...read more
The Heights & Areas Calculator, developed by the International Code Council, the American Wood Council, and WoodWorks, is based on provisions in the 2006 to 2015 editions of the International Building Code.
A free app that calculates the maximum allowable heights and areas for buildings of various occup...read more
A robust click-and-collect facility would allow customers, as well as third-party delivery vendors, faster access to merchandise. Rendering: NELSON
Where can you find the future of retail? At the intersection of experience and instant gratificat...read more
The guitar-shaped Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Fla., designed by Klai Juba Wald Architects and built by Suffolk-Yates, a joint venture, for owner Seminole Gaming Authority. Photo courtesy Suffolk
Suffolk, Yates Companies, AECOM, Swinerton, and Turner top the rankings of the nation's largest h...read more
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NV5, EXP, Jensen Hughes, KPFF, and Thornton Tomasetti head the rankings of the nation's largest h...read more
Gensler, WATG, HKS, HBG Design, and Steelman Partners top the rankings of the nation's largest ho...read more
AIA Board of Directors approves member-led resolution to rally architects in mitigating and adapt...read more
UEB Builders is constructing Union South Bay, a residential mixed-use complex in Carson, Calif., for which Katerra is providing materials and construction services. Katerra has acquired UEB and another GC, Fortune-Johnson General Contractors. Image: UEB Builders
UEB Builders and Fortune-Johnson General Contractors specialize in multifamily and mixed-used dev...read more
Gilbane, Balfour Beatty, Turner, CORE Construction, and Skanska lead the rankings of the nation's...read more