Nov 24, 2014
Construction is now underway on Smith and Gill's 468-meter-high crystalline skyscraper in Chengdu, China. When built, it will be the tallest building in southwestern China.
Nov 24, 2014
The design centers around a a floating 500 meter wide sphere linked to a resource center on the ocean floor. 
Nov 24, 2014
In the new images, the towers are shown in their Coconut Grove context, surrounded by a large park and by the shore. Full-height glass curtain walls and balconies will allow tenants to take in ocean views. 
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Nov 21, 2014
The multifamily sector is now outpacing the peak construction rate in the previous housing cycle, in 2006, according to the WSJ. 
Prajakti "PJ" Glasco, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP BD+C, Senior VP/Senior Project Planner,
Are you an AEC superstar? The 2015 "40 Under 40" competition is now open for entries. Here are some helpful tips to remember when applying. 
Nov 21, 2014
Naihan Li's latest piece in his "I Am a Monument" furniture series recreates the OMA-designed Chinese Central Television Tower. The piece, a 1:100 scale model of the building, functions as a wardrobe and storage cabinet. 
Nov 21, 2014
This represents Nelson’s fifth merger or acquisition in 2014, during which the firm’s net fee revenue has increased by 60% to $65 million. 
Nov 21, 2014
Tekuza spoke about Fuji Kindergarten, which he designed, in his TED Talk, called "Building towards the future." The kindergarten was designed to play into the natural curiosity of the young students, and give them a safe space to...
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Nov 21, 2014
There are a number of reasons for optimism among respondents of FMI's quarterly Nonresidential Construction Index survey, including healthier backlogs and low inflation.
Nov 21, 2014
The architecture profession continues to grow along with a gradually recovering economy, based on the results of the 2014 Survey of Architectural Registration Boards, conducted by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.
Nov 21, 2014
BD+C's Building Team Awards is the industry's only recognition program to honor projects that achieve excellence in both design/construction and collaboration of the AEC/O team. Submissions are due February 2.
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Nov 20, 2014
Healthcare organizations are under extreme pressure to reduce costs, writes CBRE Healthcare's Lora Schwartz. Tools like Lean Led Design are helping them cope.
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Nov 23, 2014
An independent review panel of military specialists met with healthcare leaders Nov. 12 to consider whether construction standards for medical centers should be strengthened to align with industry best practices.
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Nov 23, 2014
The new standard contract provides a contractual vehicle for owners to save significant money from operation and maintenance costs regarding energy performance.
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Nov 23, 2014
The zoning policy shift could produce the biggest transformation of North New Jersey’s downtowns since the arrival of malls pulled shoppers away from town centers in the 1960s and 1970s.



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