Adolfson & Peterson, Inc. (A&P) has announced the appointment of Rick Whitney as Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1, 2014. In his new role, Whitney will be responsible for the company's strategic direction and the overall growth...

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September 2, 2014

Micro-apartments are gaining acceptance in nearby Boston and in places such as San Francisco and New York, but Weymouth, Mass., officials and neighbors were not receptive to a proposal for tiny dwellings this summer.

“This is Weymouth, not...

September 2, 2014

The mayor of Montreal's Saint-Laurent borough wants Quebec's housing authority to speed up its plan to publish construction guidelines for green roofs. Housing authority Régie du bâtiment has yet to publish the standards. Without them, green...

September 2, 2014

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, published proposed rules this spring that would amend the fire safety standards for hospitals, long-term care facilities,...

September 2, 2014

A group of New York City construction unions have joined forces with affordable housing activists to pressure Mayor Bill de Blasio to require organized labor on construction of 80,000 lower-cost apartment units.

The unions will...

September 2, 2014

Say you buy a piece of land in Montana and plan to build your dream house on it. There are a lot of questions to answer first: How is it going to be designed? Which architect and contractor to hire? Where to get the materials? How far will the...

September 2, 2014

A 200-foot-tall, 17-story industrial silo in Copenhagen’s Nordhavnen harbor is the largest and one of the most iconic landmarks of the area, but its function doesn’t match the needs of the district.

In 2013,...

September 2, 2014

America’s older population is in the midst of unprecedented growth, but the country is not prepared to meet the housing needs of this aging group, concludes a new report released by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies and AARP Foundation...

September 2, 2014

Judson University in Elgin, Ill., recently experienced some enviable challenges: continuous growth in its fledging architectural and design program had led to less classroom, meeting and office space, and the university had also outgrown its...

September 2, 2014