Using prefabricated elements in the construction of the new Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver—scheduled to open Dec. 13—cut 72 workdays off the construction schedule and resulted in $4.3 million in savings, according to a study by University of...

December 10, 2014

Artist Federico Babina has released yet another set of architecture-themed illustrations, this time featuring famous quotes about the discipline.

Ranging from "less is more" to "form follows function," the quotes have been styled into...

December 10, 2014

A jury representing the Mumbai City Museum has selected Steven Holl Architects as the winner of an international competition to design the museum's new wing.

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December 9, 2014

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) forecasts a steady and ongoing economic recovery for the U.S. commercial and industrial construction industries in 2015. The reasonably brisk industry recovery in 2014 should continue in 2015, with...

December 9, 2014

The world's tallest cylinder aquarium was recently revealed to the public at the new Avia Park Shopping Center in Moscow. The aquarium, designed and built by International Concept Management (ICM), is a staggering 23 meters tall and is viewable...

December 9, 2014

The University of California, Merced, received another Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification, this time for the Student Services Building.

The award brings the campus total for LEED certifications...

December 9, 2014

Although online retail is growing, it still only accounts for 6% of all retail sales. And physical stores play a critical role in online purchases. According to an...

December 8, 2014

In today’s tech-driven AEC workplace environment, the only constant, it seems, is change. Firms are scrambling to keep up with the latest BIM/VDC-related tools and are searching for ways to more effectively implement and manage those tools on...

December 8, 2014

The market outlook is brighter for U.S. architecture, engineering, and construction companies, with a majority of AEC firms reporting higher revenues, strong forecasts, and sound financial health, according to Building Design+Construction’s...

December 8, 2014

Last May, two young girls in Uttar Pradesh, India’s largest state, walked into a field outside their village for their nightly ritual: defecating in the open. This would be the last time the two girls would make such a journey. They were brutally...

December 8, 2014