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

During a literary symposium in Beijing last week, Chinese President Xi Jinping read a two-hour speech addressing Chinese architects and artists who have contributed to China’s sizable stock of avant-garde structures.

Architects, along with...

October 23, 2014

With all geographic regions and building project sectors showing positive conditions, there continues to be a heightened level of demand for design services signaled in the latest Architecture Billings Index (ABI).

The American Institute...

October 23, 2014

The sustained performance of the U.S. commercial real estate industry is expected to continue in 2015, fueled by improving fundamentals and robust investor appetite, in both domestic and foreign arenas, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate...

October 22, 2014

Over the summer, I had the opportunity to speak about future workplaces as a panel member at ULI Florida’s 2014 Summit. I was excited to join my peers from across the state in what was a worthwhile and eye-opening discussion, and I was encouraged...

October 22, 2014

High in the mountains of Slovakia, travelers would never expect to see a massive, tilted cube poking out of the snow. For an international competition to design a a lodge in this location, atelier 8000 proposed just such a resort concept of a...

October 22, 2014