Herzog & de Meuron will partner with interior designer John Pawson to design a 28-story tower for Manhattan's Bowery district.

The majority of the building will house a 370-room hotel, with 11 luxury residences on its top. All of the...

October 3, 2014

A record 10.7 billion rides were taken on public transit in the United States last year. And a national survey of Americans finds that...

October 3, 2014

Fannie Mae’s new report on energy usage in the multifamily sector found that affordable properties use 28% less energy per unit and are 29% smaller than market-rate properties. Market-rate units incur higher energy cost and use per square foot...

October 2, 2014

The California Energy Commission launched the upgrade process to Title 24, the state energy code, last month.

The commission is proposing to make Title 24 equivalent to ASHRAE 90.1-2013, a national model code. This change would impact...

October 2, 2014

Sea levels around Boston could rise as much as 7.5 feet by 2100, according to climate scientists. As a result, the city is at risk of significant flooding during high tides and normal rainfall let alone big storms.

The Urban Land Institute...

October 2, 2014

Los Angeles reversed course last month on a regulation that had barred skyscrapers from having slanted roofs or spires. Most high-rises in the city have flat-topped roofs due to a decades-old rule meant to boost fire safety by requiring...

October 2, 2014

The building enclosure (envelope, skin, etc.) represents one of the highest risk elements of construction. Water intrusion, air leakage, and increased energy consumption are common consequences of poorly designed and constructed building...

October 2, 2014

Today’s buildings come with multi-million dollar price tags. As if that’s not hefty enough, many famous projects go over budget—and by a whopping margin. Montreal's Olympic Stadium, for instance, ended up 1,990% over budget.

Architecture...

October 2, 2014

From the Parthenon and the ancient Al Khazneh to the One World Trade Center and Burj Khalifa, a new infographic and poster from Pop Chart Lab...

October 2, 2014

NAC|Architecture and Osborn, friendly competitors for years, announce that they have merged to provide a greater depth and breadth of services to a wider range of clients and projects.  With offices in California, Washington, and Colorado,...

October 1, 2014