Building Design+Construction

Building Design+Construction reaches a qualified audience of more than 72,000 professionals involved in nonresidential building. It is the only magazine that reaches the complete building team, including design firms, contractor/building firms and building owner/developer/management firms.

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Building Design+Construction: Vol. 61, № 1 (January / February 2021)

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ON THE COVER: Francis Cauffman Architects was the lead designer on the 66,000-sf Virtua Samson Cancer Center in Moorestown, N.J., which was converted from a closed Acme supermarket. The high ceilings allow for lots of natural light to come into the cancer center, and plenty of room for the installation of mechanicals to get the building up to healthcare standards. PHOTO: ©JEFFREY TOTARO

Previous issues

Building Design+Construction: Vol. 61, № 4 (May / June 2020)

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ON THE COVER: Technology is expected to play a bigger role in keeping patients and staff safe. HMC Architects designed the operating room at Henderson Hospital in Henderson, Nev., with narrow spectrum lighting for infection control. For more infection control coverage, see BD+C's three-part report starting on page 30. PHOTO: DAVE FENNAMA/HMC ARCHITECTS

Building Design+Construction: Vol. 61, № 3 (April 2020)

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ON THE COVER: Christine Williamson, Senior Associate with Building Science Corporation, launched her "Building Science Fight Club" on Instagram in June 2017. As of mid-March, her account had 30,300 followers, and grows by between 20 and 50 people per day. Learn more about Williamson and four other AEC influencers in our Movers+Shapers report, which starts on page 20. PHOTO: COURTESY CHRISTINE WILLIAMSON

Building Design+Construction: Vol. 61, № 2 (March 2020)

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ON THE COVER: Contractors like Clayco use drones to scan and monitor their jobsites. The firm has 30 drones and 35 pilots. Tomislav Zigo, AIA, LEED AP, the firm's Vice President of VDC, thinks avoid-detect technology is "getting better" and that the biggest obstacle for drone use continues to be data bandwidth and processing power. PHOTO: COURTESY CLAYCO

Building Design+Construction: Vol. 60, № 11 (November 2019)

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ON THE COVER: A focal point of the lobby at The Revolution Hotel in Boston is Innovation Tower, a collage of items invented in the region. Featured inventions include the basketball, pink flamingo lawn ornaments, Bose headphones, the typewriter, and the optical mouse. The project is a Bronze Award winner in BD+C's 36th annual Reconstruction Awards, which begin on page 21. PHOTO: copyright ROBERT BENSON PHOTOGRAPHY

Building Design+Construction: Vol. 60, № 9 (September 2019)

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ON THE COVER: Jennifer Osei-Abebrese-Heltsley, a Senior Project Manager in healthcare construction, known to her friends as the "Queen of Pop-A-Shot," headlines our 40 Under 40 Class of 2019, which also includes a Muay Thai enthusiast, an FAA-certified drone pilot, and an Eagle Scout whose college band opened for Gavin DeGraw. PHOTO: COURTESY IU HEALTH

Building Design+Construction: Vol. 60, № 8 (August 2019)

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At the Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, a new academic program focused on engineering innovation suggested a material departure from the typical muted yellow-gray brick campus. The 75,000-sf Center for Engineering, Innovation, and Sciences (CEIS) provides a home for the next evolution in the collegiate study of multiple engineering disciplines: biology, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, and biological engineering.


Building Design+Construction: Vol. 60, № 7 (July 2019)

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ON THE COVER: Designed by Elkus Manfredi Architects, the 75,000-sf Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre at Boston University can be configured for a variety of performances: theater in the round, runway, and end stage. The 250-seat theater features production and costume shops, design labs, classrooms, faculty offices, and a landscaped plaza. PHOTO: ERIC LAIGNEL, COURTESY ELKUS MANFREDI ARCHITECTS

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