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Every building starts with a concept and a design. Architects are involved at every stage of the process, even after a design has been finalized, helping other building team members through the snares and missteps in the construction process. Building Design+Construction delivers news, trends, and research to the nation's largest architectural design firms. 
Lord Aeck Sargent's Post-Katerra Future, with LAS President Joe Greco
August 05, 2021 | BD+C Staff

After three years under the ownership of Katerra, which closed its North American operations la...

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A post-pandemic ‘new normal’ for apartment buildings copy
July 30, 2021 | BD+C Staff

A trio of multifamily design experts presents concepts for post-pandemic apartment developments...

NCARB's latest report includes pass results by demographic groups.

NCARB's latest “By the Numbers” report includes exam pass rates by gender and race. Images: NCARB

July 23, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The organization is launching initiatives to figure out what’s causing disparities among candid...

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The future of mass timber construction, with Swinerton's Timberlab

Photo: Portland (Ore.) International Airport, courtesy Swinerton



July 16, 2021 | BD+C Staff

In this exclusive for HorizonTV, BD+C's John Caulfield sat down with three Timberlab leaders to...

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Economic rebound leads to record increase in multifamily asking rents Photo courtesy Pixabay

Photo courtesy Pixabay


July 15, 2021 | Yardi Matrix

Across the country, multifamily rents have skyrocketed. Year-over-year rents are up by double d...

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AEC firm actions in light of Covid opening

Major AEC firms took action – a new office, a relocation, staff hires and promotions – as construction activity picked up following the loosening of Covid restrictions in many parts of the country.


AEC firms take strategic action as construction picks up steam with Covid openings.

STEM High School Post-Occupancy Evaluation (POE) HorizonTV, LPA Architects

Photo courtesy LPA Architects


July 09, 2021 | BD+C Staff

LPA Architects conducted a post-occupancy evaluation, or POE, of the eSTEM Academy, a new high...

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Interior designer Creative License International fashioned this community room for P83, a 250-unit rental community in Peoria, Ariz. 2021 Multifamily Amenities study

Interior designer Creative License International fashioned this community room for P83, a 250-unit rental community in Peoria, Ariz. On the team for client Opus Group: Dekker/Perich/Sabatini (architect) and MT Builders (GC). Photo: Todd French, todd@arizonarealtours.com


July 07, 2021 | Robert Cassidy, Editor, Multifamily Design+Construction

​One of the hardest decisions multifamily developers and their design teams have to make is wha...

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A new approach to cold storage buildings
July 02, 2021 | BD+C Staff

 Cameron Trefry and Kate Lyle of Ware Malcomb talk about their firm's cold storage building pro...

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A post-pandemic ‘new normal’ for apartments, Grimm + Parker, Building Design+Construction 2021 Exercise area
June 30, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Nearly 40 million Americans live in apartments. And because of the COVID-19 pandemic, developer...

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Bramley-Moore Dock Stadium in Liverpool, England, designed by MEIS

June 30, 2021 | Perkins Eastman

MEIS’ work on stadiums and entertainment centers spans the globe with state-of-the-art designs...

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Matt Winquist, Winquist Photography

June 25, 2021 | AIA

Now in its 18th year, the AIA Small Project Awards program recognizes small-project practitione...

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Work in existing buildings will prevail in 2021

A survey of architects found that they expect more work on existing buildings, versus new construction, this year, a carryover from 2020, the year of the pandemic. All charts: AIA

June 24, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

An AIA-Oldcastle report looks closer at the coronavirus’s impact on design and construction

COVID-19’s impact on multifamily amenities 1 Outdoor fitness - Liv+ Campus Adv

Last summer, in response to the pandemic, Campus Advantage (developer) built an outdoor fitness facility at Liv+ Gainesville, its 618-bed student residence near the University of Florida medical, dental, and veterinary schools. “This has been our most used amenity, as residents are able to stay socially distanced in an outdoor area,” said Katy Smerko, CA’s Vice President of Operations. Demarest (architect) and CORE (GC) formed the project team with Campus Advantage. Photo: Campus Advantage 



Multifamily project teams had to scramble to accommodate the overwhelming demand for work-from-...

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June 22, 2021 | Jenny Delgado and Carlos Amato

It might sound radical, but the best way to achieve better collaboration is by eliminating trad...

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A rendering of a new school campus with flexible indoor-outdoor teaching spaces

A section of a rendering showing how a flexible learning village might lay out. The image comes from HMC Architects, one of the AEC firms that Los Angeles County consulted for its new design guidelines for outdoor learning.


June 20, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The report covers everything from funding and site prep recommendations to whether large rocks...

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Adaptive reuse for hospitality, with Frank Cretella of Landmark Developers

Adaptive reuse for hospitality, with Frank Cretella of Landmark Developers

June 18, 2021 | BD+C Staff

In an exclusive interview for HorizonTV, Landmark Developers' President Frank Cretella talks ab...

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WM Veteran's Village

June 16, 2021 | BSB Design

The acquisition marks a pivotal step in BSB Design’s long-term strategic plan.

The Clearing aerial view

Images courtesy SWA Group

June 15, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SWA Group designed the project.

Photo Courtesy Ken Lund, Wikimedia Commons

June 15, 2021 | CAC and Chicago Architectural Club

Competition seeks to give State of Illinois Center new life while preserving its architecture a...

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Exterior rendering of mass-timber TimberQuest school building

TimberQuest, which uses prefabricated mass timber components, can significantly reduce a project's design and construction periods. Images: Courtesy of XL Construction

June 10, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

TimberQuest brand seeks to avoid overinvestment in production that has plagued other CLT provid...

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The future of the workplace is social clubs
June 10, 2021 | BD+C Staff

Office design experts from NELSON Worldwide propose a new concept for the workplace, one that r...

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Women in Design and Construction 2021
June 04, 2021 | David Barista, Editorial Director

The 2021 Women in Design+Construction event will take place December 1-3, 2021. This is an online...

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Student Housing Trends 2021-2022, with Fred Pierce, CEO of Pierce Education Properties
June 03, 2021 | BD+C Staff

In this exclusive video interview for HorizonTV, Fred Pierce, CEO of...

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FGM Architects designed this facility at Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.

FGM Architects designed this facility at Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill. Photo: FGM Architects

June 02, 2021 | FGM ARCHITECTS

FGM Architects appoints Jan Behounek to lead Higher Education and Scott Nall to lead Federal Pr...

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Orro Announces Google Nest Integration for the Orro Switch

Photo: Orro


June 01, 2021 | Orro

Orro, creators of the professional-grade top-of-the-line Orro Smart Living System, today announ...

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The rooftop deck at The Net tower in Seattle, designed by NBBJ

The rooftop deck at The Net, in Seattle, designed by NBBJ. Renderings courtesy NBBJ


May 27, 2021 | BD+C Staff

In this exclusive video interview for HorizonTV, Ryan Mullenix, Design Partner with NBBJ, talks...

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A digital twin of Marishal Square in Scotland

A digital twin of the two-building, 177,000-sf Marischal Square in Aberdeen, Scotland, draws upon sensors that, among other things, alert the management to building-control failures and monitor leasing and occupancy. Rendering: Cityzenith


May 24, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Ernst & Young’s white paper makes its cases for the technology’s myriad benefits.

The post-COVID-19 state of senior living design
May 19, 2021 | BD+C Staff

Two senior living design experts discuss the latest trends and innovations in the senior living...

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