It is no secret that the global population is exploding, or that the majority of that growth is urban. Cities will inevitably have to accommodate populations that are not only larger but significantly more diverse. This diversity will be...

October 24, 2014

Readily accessible office space helps keep business operations running smoothly. Modular space providers, such as Williams Scotsman, will work with you to plan and deliver the solution you need. Keep these five considerations in mind for your...

October 24, 2014

Herzog & de Meuron has unveiled its design for the revamping of the Basel, Germany, campus of pharmaceutical giant Roche. The project includes the addition of a 205-meter-high tower and research center. 

The corporate headquarters...

October 24, 2014

A San Francisco city councilor will propose a new regulation that could soon mandate solar panels on most new construction in the city and on many existing apartment buildings.

David Chiu, president of the San Francisco Board of...

October 24, 2014

The International WELL Building Institute has launched the WELL Building Standard Version 1.0, which focuses on enhancing people’s health and well-being through the built environment.

The standard is third-party certified through...

October 24, 2014

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) has published an industry-wide Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for Concrete that has been verified by NSF Sustainability, a division of global public health organization NSF...

October 24, 2014

The Bullitt Center in Seattle, which some say is the world's "most efficient" office building is not only influencing how other structures are built, it is contributing to revisions of codes and public policy.

The building’s design was...

October 24, 2014

For the city of Detroit, reinvention and renewal are major priorities, but public projects must be planned with a sharp eye on the budget and smart investments in efficient materials. This balance is exemplified by the city’s recent work on its...

October 23, 2014

Saturday marked the public "ground blessing" ceremony for the Saint Nicholas National Shrine, the Greek Orthodox Church destroyed on 9/11 by the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. The church is being rebuilt near its original location at...

October 23, 2014

Mimicking the unearthing of archaeological sites, Henning Larsen Architects' recently opened museum has a planted roof that slopes upward out of the landscape. The Moesgaard Museum, located in Aarhus, Denmark, houses a collection dedicated to...

October 23, 2014