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Market Data | October 11, 2016 | AIA

Growing profitability at architecture firms has led to reinvestment and expansion

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Architects | October 21, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The pavilion uses sound to represent the movement of the International Space Station and 19 earth satellites.

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High-rise Construction | October 21, 2016 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

Two firms stand well above the others when it comes to the number of tall buildings they have designed.

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Urban Planning | October 20, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The detailed master plan for Phase 2 of Masdar City has been unveiled by CBT.

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Higher Education | October 20, 2016 | Ken Higa and Josh Vel

Planning for places that foster effective innovation is still an emerging process, but the constant pressure on unive...

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Codes and Standards | October 20, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Calif., and Mass., use aggressive targets to lead nation.

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Codes and Standards | October 20, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

'Demonstrating for the first time the feasibility of tall mass timber buildings in the U.S.’

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Industry Research | October 20, 2016 | HDR

Delta offers a close look at specific activities and behaviors that can help healthcare providers and caregi...

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Architect: Wight & Company
General Contractor: Weston Solutions
Installing contractor: Sullivan Roofing
Profiles: Snap-Clad, Snap-On, PAC-750 Soffit, 7.2 Wall Panels
Color: Zinc
Metals | October 19, 2016 | Petersen Aluminum

The building design was inspired by historical elements in the community, and utilizes traditional masonry constructi...

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Market Data | October 19, 2016 | AIA

“This recent backslide should act as a warning signal,” said AIA Chief Economist, Kermit Baker.

To accommodate rises in its national stature and enrollment, UC Merced has embarked on an ambitious four-year expansion program that will add new academic, housing, and student-life facilities to its enlarged campus. Image: University of California, Merced

University Buildings | October 19, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its growth strategy includes adding 1.2 million sf of space for teaching, housing, and research. 

October 17, 2016 | Powered by Sherwin-Williams

Builders are embracing color trends, paying more attention to both interior and exterior color palettes

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Metals | October 17, 2016 | Kirk Anderson |
Coatings | October 17, 2016 | Jeff Alexander |

Valspar's Valflon offers bold, vivid colors to help designers and architects make a statement.

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Engineers | October 17, 2016 | American Council of Engineering Companies

The American Council of Engineering Companies’ third quarter Engineering Business Index rose 6.2 points to 63.3—the l...

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Codes and Standards | October 14, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The new standards will become part of international building code.

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Glass and Glazing | October 14, 2016 | Bill O'Keeffe |

With 9 exhibition halls showcasing over 1,235 exhibitors from 52 countries and with over 40,000 visitors from 100 cou...

For the cover of “Raising the Bar: The Life and Work of Gerald D. Hines,” the real estate pioneer posed with his signature development, Houston’s Pennzoil Place, as the backdrop. 

Building Owner | October 14, 2016 | David Barista, Editorial Director 

Over a span of nearly 30 years, Gerald D. Hines and Philip Johnson teamed to create more than a dozen groundbreaking...

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Data Centers | October 14, 2016 | GenslerOn | Martin Gollwitzer

As technology continues to evolve, we have to simultaneously adapt and help our clients think beyond the short term,...

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High-rise Construction | October 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The towers thrive on ‘creative tension’ and lean farther away from each other the higher they climb.

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Urban Planning | October 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The city would be situated around New Mexico, Texas, and Chihuahua.

Wood | October 13, 2016 | Mark Halverson |

Designers choose engineered wood to deliver strength, stability, and a sustainable solution for complex structural de...

Architects | October 13, 2016 | AIA Dallas

Six Texas-based projects lauded for design excellence.

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Sports and Recreational Facilities | October 13, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

“This design is all about drawing the community into the excitement of NHL hockey,” says Arnie Martinez, AIA, Directo...

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3D Printing | October 13, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The design will debut at this year’s Design Miami.

2015 was a good year for contractors, according to a recent survey where nearly 900 companies provided detailed financial data about their performances. Image: Pixabay

Contractors | October 13, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Construction Financial Management Association’s latest survey found gains across the board, but notable variances...

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Wood | October 13, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

River Beech Tower is said to be a part of a masterplan along the Chicago River.

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Codes and Standards | October 12, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The high energy-consuming material can be made more sustainably.

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Designers | October 12, 2016 | Perkins Eastman + EwingCole

The survey’s findings, combined with input from the EDRA conference, informed the content produced for “Where Are We...

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Green | October 12, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 23-ft tall tower operates almost entirely on wind energy.

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University Buildings | October 12, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building replaces the previous Hancher, which was irreparably damaged in the 2008 flood.

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