Les Hiscoe, PE, is the CEO of Shawmut, a $1.5 billion national construction management company headquartered in Boston.
Les Hiscoe, PE, CEO of Shawmut, a $1.5 billion construction management company headquartered in...read more
This image is from a recent report by the design firm HKS on pandemic-resistant hospitals. Healthy indoor environments take center stage in the National Institute of Building Sciences’ latest “Moving Forward” recommendations.
The National Institute of Building Sciences also calls for code changes and greater cooperation...read more
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, email@example.com
One of the hardest decisions multifamily developers and their design teams have to make is wha...read more
Nearly 40 million Americans live in apartments. And because of the COVID-19 pandemic, developer...read more
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-...read more
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.
The report covers everything from funding and site prep recommendations to whether large rocks...read more
This week on The Weekly show, BD+C Senior Editor John Caulfield interviews a duo of industry ex...read more
This week on The Weekly show, BD+C's Robert Cassidy speaks with three multifamily desi...read more
BD+C’s first-ever owners’ survey finds them focused on improving buildings’ performance for hig...read more
The New Amsterdam theater in New York City was the setting last year for a two-week-long engineering assessment of the distribution and control of Grignard Pure through the theater’s HVAC system. The testing, conducted by Jaros, Baum & Bolles, demonstrated that Grignard Pure, in an aerosolized droplet state, behaves like a gas in occupied space. Courtesy of Grignard Pure
At least two solutions are being used to make ventilation systems safer.
The eight-building Olivia Business Center made structural and MEP changes to achieve the highest health and safety rating from the International WELL Building Institute. Images: Olivia Business Center
Poland’s Olivia Business Center one of the first to install ion air purification devices.
New one-bedroom design for post-Covid-19 with work-from-home option. Graphics: CBT
The multifamily market has changed dramatically due to the Covid pandemic. Here's how one archi...read more
At 360 Newbury Street in Boston, repurposing the top five floors of the former Wurlitzer Music & Sound Co. offices into urban housing was a perfect solution for outdated office space.
Using the right planning tools can spur new uses for Class B and C commercial real estate.
This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors speak with AEC industry leaders about building produ...read more
A 130,000-sf call center in Dubuque, Iowa, will support Medline Industries' core businesses, which now include making face masks. Image Charlie Mayer Photography
A medical supply house’s new call center and a vaccination module that can handle more patients...read more
The 66,000-sf Virtua Samson Cancer Center in Moorestown, N.J., designed by Francis Cauffman Architects. The project involved converting a grocery store into a cancer center. Go to page 38 for more on this project. Photo ©Jeffrey Totaro
COVID-19’s spread exposed cracks in the healthcare sector, but also opportunities in this secto...read more
This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors speak with AEC industry leaders about LGBT...read more
A green wall frames a properly masked student resident at ōLiv Tucson, near the University of Arizona, which operated on a hybrid Covid-19 schedule until Thanksgiving, then was scheduled to go all virtual. Photo: Nathan Oppenheim
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, many college and university residences were completed in time...read more
This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors spoke with leaders from SMRT Architects and Engineer...read more
Last September, Katerra, which specializes in modular solutions, launched its high-performance Kova Windows line, produced in its Tracy, Calif., facility. JLL found that the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t had much impact on the industry’s adoption of modular construction. Image: Katerra
A new JLL report assesses which tech options got a pandemic “boost.”
This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors spoke with leaders from Page & Turnbull and Grim...read more
BD+C editors speak with experts from ALICE Technologies, Build Group, Hastings Architecture, Nv...read more
As AEC firm leaders consider worst-case scenarios and explore possible solutions to surmount th...read more
All images courtesy Thornton Tomasetti
Open source app provides customizable health reporting and contact tracing capabilities.
BD+C editors speak with experts from AGC, Charles Pankow Foundation, and Silva Consultants on t...read more
The University of Kansas Strawberry Hill Behavioral Health Hospital had been open for just over...read more
There are several possibilities when it comes to reconfiguring or adjusting a space to maintain...read more
The October 8 episode of BD+C's "The Weekly" is available for viewing on demand.
Awards program highlights trends in healthcare facility designs.