The Endless City is a new skyscraper concept from London-based SURE Architecture that proposes exactly what it says on the tin: a building that is not an enclosure within the larger space of a city, but a continuation of that city.

Two...

August 11, 2014

Houses on stilts have existed since the Bronze Age, traditionally to help the occupants avoid flooding or vermin. Will Alsop of ALL Design is using stilts for different reason in...

August 11, 2014

There's a new LEGO set for architects to get excited about—actually, one made for architects. LEGO Architecture Studio is made up of 76 unique elements and over 1,200 pieces, and is intended to give the builder as much freedom as...

August 8, 2014

Design and engineering firm Atkins, as the result of a commission by the China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), has unveiled its design scheme for the Window of Guangzhou...

August 8, 2014

Federal, state, and local government construction hasn’t exactly been a steamroller for the past few years, due to the end of stimulus availability and the ongoing effects of budget sequestration.

At press time, the most recent Commerce...

August 8, 2014

For the last year and a half, a grassroots effort has been underway to define the new Guidelines for Construction PDF Documents. Jointly created by the Construction PDF Coalition, the aim of the guidelines is to better leverage digital...

August 8, 2014

California reinstituted an ambitious plan to study dangerous earthquake faults and create zoning maps that could restrict development. In July, the California Geological Survey began to zone the Santa Monica fault, which is among 2,000 miles of...

August 8, 2014

Project Name: Plaquemines Parish Detention Center in Davant, La.
Architect: L.R. Kimball
General Contractor: The Lemoine Company
Glazier: Glass, Inc....

August 8, 2014

The office market continues to improve, with many projects in development. Rents are rising as vacancy decreases, according to Jones Lang LaSalle’s 2014 U.S. Office Outlook (http://bit...

August 7, 2014