Uncertainty about government spending clouds an otherwise positive economic outlook among 59 middle market construction firms polled recently by GE Capital.

Those firms—which average 652 employees and $144.6 million in annual revenue—are...

November 24, 2014

Construction is under way on the Greenland Tower Chengdu, a 468-meter-high crystalline skyscraper in Chengdu, China, designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture. 

When built, it will be the tallest building in...

November 24, 2014

Ocean Spiral is the name of Shimizu Corp.'s newly-revealed plan for an underwater city that could house up to 5,000 people.

The design centers around a floating, 500-meter-wide sphere linked to a resource center on the ocean floor via a 15...

November 24, 2014

New renderings have been released of OMA's Park Grove Condos, with significant changes made to the competition-winning design of the towers, according to according to...

November 24, 2014

Luxury condo developments may grab the headlines, but rental housing is the true workhorse in the booming multifamily sector, according to a...

November 21, 2014

The 2015 "40 Under 40" competition is now open for entries! The entry form can be accessed here

Frankly, the entry form is just the...

November 21, 2014

For her latest addition to the I Am a Monument furniture series, designer and architect Naihan Li recreated, in meticulous detail, the OMA-designed Chinese Central Television Tower...

November 21, 2014

Nelson, the acquisition-minded design, engineering, and space-management firm, is expanding its reach in the western United States by acquiring EHS Design, a Seattle-based architecture and interior design outfit with 21 associates and net fee...

November 21, 2014

The STEP Foundation (STEP), a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing technology industry benchmarks for sustainability practices in the built environment, and the Green Building Initiative (GBI), a nonprofit organization committed to...

November 21, 2014

Building the perfect space for kids to learn and play requires a designer in touch with his or her inner child. Takaharu Tekuza fit the bill, and it shows in his unorthodox design for the Fuji Kindergarten in Tachikawa, Japan.

The...

November 21, 2014