Famed Chicago architect Jeanne Gang is headed westward. Yesterday, San Francisco’s newest tower proposal was unveiled, the San Francisco Chronicle...

July 11, 2014

California’s Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that the principal architects for a condominium project may be sued directly by a...

July 11, 2014

The new, $44.5 million Centennial Hall has opened on the campus of the University of Wisconsin (UW)-Eau Claire. National architecture and engineering firm SmithGroupJJR partnered with La Crosse, Wisconsin-based River Architects to design the 182,...

July 11, 2014

They're not really LEGOs—they just look like them. Smart Bricks (or S-Bricks for short) are a patent-pending innovation designed by Kite Bricks. Incorporating high-strength concrete, the blocks may make buildings more rapid, cheap and energy-...

July 11, 2014

The latest data on construction site fatalities for 2012 shows a rise in the death rate to 9.9 per 100,000 workers after 2011 had reached a recent low of 9.1 per 100,000, according to an analysis of data by the AFL-CIO.

North Dakota saw a...

July 10, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting public comment on its proposal to eliminate the dual standard for compliance with rules pertaining to testing of land that may have been contaminated by chemical pollution.

Currently,...

July 10, 2014

A persistent drought in Southern California could lead to a water fee for new construction projects in Ventura. Ventura’s City Council is considering a fee of up to $15,000 per acre-foot for any developers who don’t bring water rights with their...

July 10, 2014

BioSkin, a system of water-filled ceramic pipes that cools the exterior surface of buildings and their surrounding micro...

July 10, 2014

Multi-family homes continue to become more popular as demands to rent over buying rises. Though more are being built across North America, not many have innovative design infused in them.

Then in comes the Tree House, a townhome designed...

July 10, 2014

Innovation is brewing in the Bay Area, and it’s not coming from another app development. FLEXLAB, a laboratory dedicated to studying energy efficiency, just opened up at the Lawrence Berkeley...

July 10, 2014