Buildings

Looking Ahead to DBIA 2016

by Bill Quatman October 26, 2016

I’ve long been an advocate of design-build as a project delivery method. Who can argue with its many documented benefits, like single-point responsibility, time and cost savings, fewer disputes and top-notch design, to name a few? As it gains momentum in the AEC industry, owners who aren’t considering it as a project delivery method could […]

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Resilient and Energy Efficient National Guard Readiness Centers

by Pete Karnowski August 17, 2016

Creating resilient and energy-efficient facilities is vital for the future of the Department of Defense. For the Army National Guard (ARNG), that means creating places where soldiers can plan, train, perform missions and provide a community-centric location in case of emergencies. The average age of most readiness centers, or armories as they’re sometimes called, is […]

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Burns & McDonnell-Designed Wide-Body Hangar Opens at Dulles

by Jerry Jorge February 21, 2014

The opening of the new United Airlines wide-body hangar at Washington Dulles International Airport will, according to the company, deliver greater reliability to the airline’s customers and help to enhance their travel experience. The $45 million project, which involved design and construction administration teams from Burns & McDonnell, will mean more maintenance issues can be […]

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Philadelphia International Airport Hub Gets a Brand New Look

by Katherine Goudreau February 5, 2014

Travelers passing through Terminal F at Philadelphia International Airport are in for an upgraded experience with the opening of the newly renovated and expanded terminal F hub. The original hub, which forms the intersection of Terminal F’s three concourses, has doubled in size to 60,000 square feet and now features four times the food, beverage […]

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Shipping Container Starbucks Headed to Kansas City Metro

by The Burns & McDonnell Team July 31, 2013

There’s nothing better than enjoying a steaming cup of coffee inside the comfort of a … shipping container? The newest Starbucks in the Kansas City metro area will be built from reused shipping containers, one of only three stores in the nation with that sustainable claim to fame. Building with recycled shipping containers isn’t new, […]

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