A giant, silver loop in Dubai will house the Museum of the Future

The museum's exterior will be decorated with verses of the Sheikh's poetry, according to the Wall Street Journal. 

Museums | March 05, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The Sheikh of Dubai hopes the $136 million museum will serve as an incubator for ideas and real designs—a global destination for inventors and entrepreneurs.

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December 20, 2013 | Panda Windows & Doors

Panda Windows & Doors, a Las Vegas based manufacturing company that specializes in innovative sliding and folding...

Catedral Metropolitana Nossa Senhora Aparecida, Braslia, is one of 10 contempor
December 20, 2013 | Emporis

German building-information provider...

December 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced 16 enforcement actions for violations of the lead-b...

Downloaded by thousands: This popular report addresses the inherited costs of the design-bid-build process, as related to the often mission-critical stage of steel joist and deck design. 

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December 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Green Globes certification program from the Green Building Initiative can be used for the renovation and construc...

December 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New York City may boost maintenance standards for cranes operating in the city, including the addition of load cycle...

December 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is raising concerns that the Environmental Protection Agency has not been transparent...

 

Morton Buildings is the national leader in custom post-frame construction. With an expansive network of resources and an ongoing commitment to innovation within the industry, Morton has earned its reputation that has lasted for generations.

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Atermath of SuperStorm Sandy, Arlington, Va. Photo: Albert Herring / Wikimedia C
December 19, 2013 | Jones Lang LaSalle

With over fifty percent of the population already living in urban areas, cities must grapple with the potentially cat...

December 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Major revisions for design and measurement of comfortable spaces are included in a newly published ASHRAE 2013 therma...

Photo: Pakorn; FreeDigitalPhotos.net
December 18, 2013 | AIA

After six months of steadily increasing demand for design services, the Architecture Billings Index paused in Novembe...

Louisiana State History Museum in Baton Rouge, La. Image courtesy of Timothy Hur
December 18, 2013 | American Institute of Architects

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Midrise Mania: According to Tony Rossi, president of RMK Management Corp. and M&
December 17, 2013 | Taylor Johnson

According to some of the Chicago-area’s top commercial real estate firms, informally polled by area real estate PR fi...

December 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Preservation Green Lab in...

December 17, 2013 | USGBC

The Lady Bird Johnson Middle School in Irving, Texas, was named a winner of USGBC's annual award, along with nine oth...

BBG-BBGM's New York and Shanghai employees join HOK; BBG-BBGM in Washington, D.C
December 17, 2013 | HOK

HOK, a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm, announced today that architecture and interior des...

December 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Smart classrooms, DNA-based medical care, and wired cities are among the technology-related innovations identified by...

December 17, 2013 | Kahn

Cobb is the tenth president in the firm’s 118-year history. As President, Cobb is responsible for ensuring that all o...

December 17, 2013 | CBRE Group

CBRE Group, Inc. announced today that two of its senior executives, Chris Bodnar and Lee Asher, have been named Healt...

December 17, 2013 | AISC

Twenty years ago the Northridge Earthquake shook California and the results surprised designers throughout the U.S. A...

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December 16, 2013 | Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)

Overall, construction materials prices fell 0.5 percent in November and are up only 1.1 percent year over year, accor...

December 16, 2013 | AIA

Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA, executive director of the Virginia Center for Architecture, was inaugurated as the 90th...

December 13, 2013 | GRW

GRW is expanding its capabilities through the recent acquisition of Chapman Technical Group, a 36-person West Virgini...

December 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a dual fire-CO detector to an aspiration-sensing fire alarm, BD+C editors present a roundup of new fire and life...

December 13, 2013 | AIA

The research looks at the health of eight U.S. cities and lays out a path for translating the research into meaningfu...

December 13, 2013 | Holcim

Thirty specialists from around the world challenge the question of (higher) costs related to sustainability of the bu...

December 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Starting January 1, 2014, architects who apply for an occupational license in Texas will have to share their fingerpr...

December 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Buildings in tornado-prone areas should be constructed to withstand strong winds just as hurricanes are factored into...

The new prototype's open, social lobby space was designed to create a comfortabl
December 11, 2013 | Wyndham Worldwide Corporation

The extended-stay hotel prototype reduces development costs by 46% for franchisees and enhances the overall guest exp...

December 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traffic in public restroo...

Pedia-Pod was clad in architectural wall panels in varying shades of blue, creat
December 10, 2013 | Laurie Robert, Vice President, NRB

Greenbuild 2013 in Philadelphia was the site of a unique display—Pedia-Pod, a modular pediatric treatment room design...

Tower Pinkster Titus Architects specified a silicone-glazed curtain wall for ene
December 10, 2013 | BY C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

When it comes to selecting fenestration systems—particularly glass facades and door systems—a number of factors come...

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