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Hyperscale data centers—those massive wholesale colocation facilities engineered to meet the needs of giants like Amazon and Google—are the darlings of the data center sector. Photo by imgix on unsplash

    

October 26, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Hyperscale and edge computing are driving growth in data center and mission critical facilities...

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Mall property redevelopments could result in dramatic property value drops

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October 26, 2020 | PETER FABRIS, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR

Retail conversions to fulfillment centers, apartments, schools, or medical offices could cut va...

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The SPIRE Smart Building Program, World’s first smart building assessment and rating program

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October 26, 2020 | PETER FABRIS, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR

The SPIRE Smart Building Program will help building owners and operators make better investment...

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Pico Eleven, with 32 apartments (11 rent controlled), takes it cue from the beach houses of Santa Monica. The reclaimed oak siding will weather to gray. Photo: Nico Marques Architectural Photography

   

October 15, 2020 | PAT CURRY, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR

KFA Architecture has hitched its wagon to Los Angeles’s star for more than 40 years.

The Weekly show: AI for building facade inspections, and how to design a world-class architecture firm
October 14, 2020 | BD+C Staff

The October 15 episode of BD+C's "The Weekly" is available for viewing on demand.

HVAC and electrical subcontractors could be most vulnerable to COVID-19 related increases in materials and labor pricing, according to a Consigli poll. Image: Pixabay

October 09, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Most trades confident they can find workers to hire to meet demand.

October 08, 2020 | BD+C Staff

The October 8 episode of BD+C's "The Weekly" is available for viewing on demand.

Gensler’s design for the Tarrant County College’s Northwest Campus in Texas, which includes fluid, exposed spaces that can adapt to students’ needs, is one of myriad design concepts the firm showcases in its annual report. Images: Gensler

October 08, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The firm positions itself as a leading voice for how building design plays a central role in me...

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Smart buildings stand on good data
October 01, 2020 | Mike Paciero, VDC Manager, VIATechnik

The coming disruption of owning and operating a building and how to stay ahead through BIM.

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Project Olympus base

Images courtesy BIG

October 01, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The architecture firm has partnered with ICON on the project.

Former COO Molly McShane ascends to the role of CEO at The McShane Companies, based in Rosemont, Ill.

Former COO Molly McShane ascends to the role of CEO at The McShane Companies, based in Rosemont, Ill.

October 01, 2020 | THE MCSHANE COMPANIES

Molly McShane named CEO of The McShane Companies

Sir David Adjaye and projects

Portrait © Nick Fradkin; Smithsonian National Museum for African American Arts and Culture, Washington © Nic Lehoux; Moscow School of Management © Iwan Baan

September 30, 2020 | RIBA

His practice, Adjaye Associates, was founded in 2000 and today has studios in Accra, London and...

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Evaluating and investing resources to navigate past the COVID-19 pandemic

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September 28, 2020 | TAMI HAUSMAN, PHD, AND LONNY ROSSMAN, AIA, NCARB

As AEC firm leaders consider worst-case scenarios and explore possible solutions to surmount th...

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The Weekly show: Building optimization tech, the future of smart cities, and storm shelter design
September 24, 2020 | BD+C STAFF

The September 24 episode of BD+C's "The Weekly" is available for viewing on demand.

The H3 Wellness Hub, a Lendlease invention, can by hoisted or lifted into tight spaces. Images: Lendlease and B&T Mfg.

September 23, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Lendlease invented the H3 Wellness Hub, which can include natural lighting and UV bacteria cont...

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The Weekly show: Curtis Fentress, FAIA, on airport design, and how P3s are keeping university projects alive
September 10, 2020 | BD+C STAFF

The September 10 episode of BD+C's "The Weekly" is available for viewing on demand.

Conjunctive Points - The New City exterior

Photo: Tom Bonner

September 08, 2020 | AIA

AIA’s Twenty-five Year Award is conferred on a building that has set a precedent for the last 2...

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An evidenced-based approach to elevate the workplace experience

Illustration: NBBJ

   

September 01, 2020 | Suzanne Carlson, Design Principal, NBBJ

A new NBBJ report presents design concepts for providing people with opportunities to recharge...

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Construction spending dips 1.2% in July 2020; most building sectors see decline

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September 01, 2020 | Associated Builders and Contractors

Of the 16 nonresidential subcategories, 10 were down on a monthly basis.

Maryland County to build six schools in P3 arrangement

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September 01, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor 

Prince George’s County, Md., is the first jurisdiction in the nation to use public-private part...

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The rise of inquiry-based learning in K-12 communities, designed by DLR Group, photo by Tom Reich

Canyon View High School in Waddell, Ariz., designed by DLR Group. Photo by Craig Randock, courtesy DLR Group

   

September 01, 2020 | Emily Froese, K-12 Educational Planner, DLR Group

Inquiry-based education offers a methodology that does not rely solely on the educator being th...

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August 31, 2020 | AGC

Data will be revealed during virtual media event on Wednesday, September 2 at 1 P.M. EDT.

Strategically planning your firm past the COVID-19 pandemic

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August 27, 2020 | Tami Hausman, PhD, and Lonny Rossman, AIA , NCARB

As AEC firm leaders consider worst-case scenarios and explore possible solutions to surmount th...

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The Weekly show: Digital twin technology and social equity in the AEC market
August 27, 2020 | BD+C Staff

The August 27 episode of BD+C's "The Weekly" is available for viewing on demand. 

Melanie Harris AIA, BSA LifeStructures

Melanie Harris AIA, offers her response as a professional woman of color to the death of George Floyd and the movement for racial and social justice.

August 26, 2020 | MELANIE HARRIS, AIA, NATIONAL HEALING PRACTICE DIRECTOR, BSA LIFESTRUCTURES

Architect offers a 4-point manifesto to the design community to work for racial and social just...

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Video: 5 building sectors to watch amid COVID-19
August 25, 2020 | BD+C Staff 

RCLCO's Brad Hunter reveals the winners and non-winners of the U.S. real estate market during t...

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Guidance on design assist vs. delegated design released
August 24, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Institute of Steel Construction (AI...

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Advocate Aurora's newest Ambulatory Health Center cut a month off of its construction thanks to integrated project delivery that included subs, which is still a rarity in nonresidential building.  Images: John Magnoski

August 21, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Prefabrication played a major role in quickening construction.

Ebisu Park toilet

Ebisu Park. All images courtesy Tokyo Toilet

August 19, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

17 toilets throughout Shibuya will be redesigned as part of the project.

2020 Color Trends Survey - BD+C Photo courtesy Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings

Photo courtesy Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings

     

August 05, 2020 | David Barista, Editorial Director

This special research report from the editors of BD+C explores the leading trends and...

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