The Wake County, North Carolina School Board is happy with its use of construction manager at risk for its construction projects, citing the ability to better keep projects on schedule. Some local small contractors are not pleased, though, with...

August 14, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a report on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s review of 20 heat-related enforcement cases from 2012 to 2013. The key finding: CDC supports OSHA’s analysis suggesting that the...

August 14, 2014

The International Union of Architects (UIA), representing approximately 2.3 million architects worldwide through 124 national member sections, has unanimously adopted the 2050 Imperative committing to environmental and social sustainability....

August 13, 2014
ADD Inc., a 210-person architecture, interior design, planning, and branding firm based in Boston and Miami, has signed a letter of intent to merge with North American design firm Stantec. The deal, which helps Stantec strengthen its...
August 13, 2014

When most colleges and universities consider their brands, they rarely venture beyond the design and implementation of a logo. Time and time again we have seen this “logo” inconsistently used on brochures and buildings without further thought...

August 13, 2014
Where will you be celebrating SteelDay? Whether you visit a structural steel facility, tour a project jobsite or attend a seminar, you can be part of the industry's largest educational and networking event on September 19. Hosted by AISC and...
August 13, 2014

FPT University in Hanoi, Vietnam, has released plans for a new administrative building that will snake across 10 acres of land.

Designed by Vietnamese design firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects, the building will be made up of stacked concrete...

August 12, 2014

The new Florida Polytechnic University—whose 170-acre campus and iconic Main Building (pictured) were designed by architect Santiago Calatrava—will formally...

August 12, 2014

Anyone who works in an office knows that there are coworkers who are always complaining about how hot it is, and others who always seem bundled up from head to toe. 

For employees in giant climate-controlled buildings,...

August 12, 2014