South Korea's tallest building, designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, has opened. The Northeast Asia Trade Tower stands at 308 meters and is the focal point of the Songdo International...

July 23, 2014

The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) is signaling improving conditions for the overall design and construction industry.

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the June ABI score was 53.5, up from a mark of 52.6 in May. This...

July 23, 2014

For anyone who's ever wanted a bird's eye view of Los Angeles, the city's tallest skyscraper is about to get an observation deck.

U.S. Bank Tower, as part of a series of improvements, will also be getting a restaurant on the 71st floor of...

July 22, 2014

Herzog & de Meuron have released renderings of their new $250 million New York building, a 12-story condominium with 88 luxury apartments.

The structure features a...

July 22, 2014

The shortlist for the 2014 Stirling Prize, the £20,000 prize awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects for the best British architecture of the year, has been announced.

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July 21, 2014

Who are the leaders that will shape the future of your firm?

That’s an essential question for AEC firms to resolve, writes Greenway Group Principal Bob Fisher in a...

July 21, 2014

Electricity has been giving people a thrill since Benjamin Franklin got a hankering one night to fly a kite. He got excited about his discovery and we’ve been excited with him ever since. 

We need electricity to power our building...

July 21, 2014

The commercial real estate development industry grew at the strongest pace since the economic recovery began in 2011, according to an annual report on the state of the industry released today by the NAIOP Research Foundation.  

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July 21, 2014

According to expert forecasters, multifamily projects, the Panama Canal expansion, and the petroleum industry’s “shale gale” could be saving graces for commercial AEC firms seeking growth opportunities in an economy that’s provided its...

July 21, 2014