As much as the AEC industry lauds technically audacious, grandiose green building projects, these one-off developments represent a drop in the bucket when it comes to shrinking the nation’s energy footprint. The real opportunity lies in the...

January 28, 2015

A gargantuan casino resort is opening up in the middle of Springfield, Mass., the state’s third largest city. And it’s no easy...

January 28, 2015

The compact, building-top wind turbine has been receiving a lot of heat for not being able to...

January 28, 2015

Trends in design don't just occur spontaneously; they are driven by the needs of those who use the end product of the design process. Today, the American workplace is vastly different from the offices of ten or twenty years ago, and workplace...

January 28, 2015

More energy-efficient elevators can significantly reduce the costs of operating a building, but the information needed to help building owners identify the appropriate elevator system—and the savings associated with it—aren't readily available,...

January 28, 2015

Designer of the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen, Danish practice Henning Larsen, has released proposed plans for a new opera house north of Hangzhou, in eastern...

January 27, 2015

When the architectural community wants to select the most durable coatings in the industry, what resources are available? The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has...

January 27, 2015

The Robert A.M. Stern Foundation has released applications for its annual Travel Fellowship, now in its third year.

The recipient must be a student attending one of 18 different schools in the U.S. and Canada....

January 27, 2015

When developers of Uptown Bay City (Bay City, Mich.) began transforming the former industrial site into a mixed-use, self-sustaining riverfront community, they faced a design challenge. How could they incorporate greater expanses of glass to...

January 27, 2015

The American Institute of Architects has announced the winners of the 2015 Young Architects Award, which is given to individuals who have shown...

January 27, 2015