The Santa Clara (Calif.) City Council approved the next steps for a massive development project next to Levi’s Stadium, the new home of the San Francisco 49ers. The $6.5 billion mixed-use project would change the look of the Silicon Valley city...

July 16, 2014

The General Services Administration’s Net-Zero Energy Task Group is working on a draft letter with clear goals and guidance for net-zero energy buildings by this September. The committee recently created a provisional definition of net-zero...

July 16, 2014

ATLANTA – ASHRAE and the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) have agreed in principle to join forces, combining resources to improve indoor air quality in the built environment.

Pending a three to six month period of due diligence, IAQA...

July 16, 2014

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