The University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville took a novel approach when expanding an existing patient tower. Rather than adding a wing, the Building Team attached an eight-story, 127,000-sf expansion to the front façade. ...

July 15, 2014

He is one of the nation's most prominent and celebrated architects. He’s designed everything from hotels for Disney...

July 15, 2014

How time flies. Not many realize that modular construction is older than a century.

Earth Techling chronicles the journey modular...

July 15, 2014

Massive construction firm AECOM Technology Corporation has made a $6 billion deal to buy San Francisco-based URS Corporation, according to the ...

July 15, 2014

The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, together with the Healthy Building Network, Health Product Declaration Collaborative, and Clean Production Action, have announced a collaborative effort to further transparency and optimization...

July 15, 2014

Flexible, versatile and sustainable–these words best describe the bamboo structure design by Beijing-based design cooperative Penda.

Dezeen...

July 14, 2014

Designs for the headquarters of Russian company RMK, one of the world’s leading producers of copper, were released last Tuesday by British architecture firm Foster + Partners.

The plan for the building in Yekaterinburg is to rethink the...

July 14, 2014
Zoos are typically a place where efforts to protect wild environments are a given, but they may not always be associated with green architecture. Be that as it may, the Oakland Zoo's Veterinary Hospital just received a LEED Gold certification....
July 14, 2014

Toyota announced that it has selected Dallas-based KDC Real Estate Development & Investments (KDC) to develop its new North American headquarters campus in the Legacy West development in Plano, Texas.

“We are excited to move forward...

July 14, 2014

Tight schedules and near-impossible deadlines are nothing new in the AEC world. But the Building Team for the California Health Care Facility in Stockton, Calif., faced especially alarming consequences for failure.

 In 2006, a...

July 13, 2014