As hurricane season kicks into high gear, it reinforces the importance of balancing the aesthetic and daylight enhancements of glazing with the safety requirements to protect people and structures from hurricane-force winds.   

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June 26, 2014

Designers of the iconic London Eye, firm Marks Barfield Architect, are closer to presenting their homeland with a new landmark, the i360 Brighton.

According to...

June 26, 2014

The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Group and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) will collaborate to support LEED v4 and CSA Group’s Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) program.

“LEED v4 incorporates a greater...

June 26, 2014

Ohio became the nation’s first state to roll back renewable energy standards after the state House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 310 and Gov. John Kasich recently signed the measure.

The standards previously...

June 26, 2014

New research from a George Washington University research group and LOCUS, a coalition of real estate investors that's part of Smart Growth America,says that offices in “Walkable Urban Places (WalkUPs)” bring developers 74% more rent per square...

June 26, 2014

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) recently announced the winners for Best Tall Buildings of 2014.

A press release from the council says the buildings were judged based on a project's "contribution to the advancement...

June 25, 2014

The AIA Foundation (AIAF), a nonprofit philanthropic extension of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), today announced the site of AIAF’s first Regional Resilience Design Studio, funded with an initial $250,000 social impact investment by...

June 25, 2014

See them before you miss them. Or better: take action. For 26 years, the Trust for Historic Preservation has compiled a list of America’s 11 Most...

June 25, 2014

Awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects, the Stirling Prize is an annual £20,000 prize awarded for the best British...

June 25, 2014