Passive House, an ultra-efficient building standard that originated in Germany, has been used for single-family homes since its inception in 1990. Only recently has the concept made its way into the commercial market.

The Passive House...

October 21, 2014

Jumeirah Group, a hotel group forming a part of investment group Dubai Holding, has chosen Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster to design two of three of its proposed resorts in Nanjing, Wuhan, and Haikou.

Zaha Hadid will be responsible for the...

October 21, 2014

Building Design+Construction has partnered with building product manufacturers and the Lower 9th Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development (CSED) to create a modular classroom/lab/community center, on display at the...

October 21, 2014

Much of the spirited discussion around LEED v4 has been centered on the Materials & Resources Credit, Building Products Disclosure and Optimization – Material Ingredients—especially with regard to building products containing substances that...

October 21, 2014

Perkins Eastman announced the publication of “The State of Senior Living in the Carolinas,” a new white paper written by David J. Segmiller, AIA, Managing Principal of the...

October 21, 2014

Measuring 1,017-feet across, the national sports stadium within the Singapore Sports Hub is the world’s largest free-spanning dome, Dezeen...

October 20, 2014

The University of Utah’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is one step closer to becoming an international destination for student entrepreneurs, innovators, and “makers,” as it breaks ground on the Lassonde Studios.

The five-floor, 148,000-...

October 20, 2014

The new Everyman Theatre in Liverpool by Haworth Tompkins has won the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize 2014 for the best building of the year. Now in its 19th year, the RIBA Stirling Prize is the UK’s most prestigious architecture prize. 

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October 20, 2014

With a mission to provide the experience of a lifetime, the Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral, Fla., is designed to inspire, as visitors learn...

October 19, 2014