When he set out to design his company’s new headquarters building on Lakeshore Road in scenic Kelowna, B.C., Tim McLennan of Faction Projects knew quickly that cross-laminated timber (CLT) was an ideal material. Several of CLT’s key attributes,...

October 13, 2014

It’s getting more and more difficult to spot a metal building these days. What looks like brick, stucco or wood on the outside could actually be a metal building in disguise. 

A great example of this visual deceptiveness is the...

October 13, 2014

Joining pipe can be a demanding task. Even with proper equipment and training, traditional methods of installation still run the risk of causing injury to installers, experienced or not. Liberty Utilities of New Hampshire wanted a way to keep its...

October 13, 2014

LEGO's Architecture line combines two of our great loves, and we're excited for two newly announced additions to the collection. The Lincoln Memorial and New York's Flatiron building sets will be available in 2015, according to...

October 13, 2014

Based in San Francisco, William Duff Architects creates architectural solutions for modern lifestyles and workplaces. WDA is committed to creating innovative architecture that is responsible, sustainable and passionately delivered through great...

October 13, 2014

The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) and the Binational Softwood Lumber Council (BSLC) congratulated the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the formal launch of the U.S. Tall Wood...

October 13, 2014

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the American Institute of Architects’ effort to have architecture firms voluntarily pledge net-zero energy design for all their buildings by 2030. The AIA 2030 Commitment encourages design professionals to...

October 12, 2014

Designs for a new Cambodian institution for genocide studies, the Sleuk Rith Institute, have been released by its architect, Zaha Hadid.

According to...

October 10, 2014

A new study by Boulder, Colo.-based Navigant Research projects that public- and private-sector...

October 9, 2014

Architectural firms are steadily reviving projects that were put on hold during the last economic downturn.

About three quarters of the estimated 700 firms that serve as panelists on AIA’s Architectural Billings Index (ABI) had delayed or...

October 9, 2014