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Rendering: Panoramic Interests
By BD+C Staff December 17,2014

New research from the Urban Land Institute suggests that micro units have staying power as a housing type that appeals to urban dwellers in high-...

Translated Geometries, shape memory polymer
September 10,2014

Students in Barcelona have created a composite material using shape memory polymers that can deform and return to their original state when...

In May, Facebook broke ground on an expansion to its data center campus in Luleå
August 04,2014

Less than a year after opening its ultra-green, hydropowered data center facility in Luleå, Sweden, Facebook is back at it in Mother Svea with yet...

July 15,2014

Modular construction is more than a century old, and throughout its lifespan, the methods have been readapted to meet specific needs of different...

All renderings courtesy Penda
July 14,2014

Beijing-based design cooperative Penda designed a bamboo hotel that can easily expand vertically or horizontally.

Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons
June 25,2014

The Studio is the first to be launched as part of the AIA Foundation’s National Resilience Program, which plans to open a total of five Regional...

June 19,2014

The high-rise development will have a 24,638-sf vertical garden, breaking a Guinness World Record.

Using 3D printing, Arup engineers were able to design and fabricate this lightwe
June 18,2014

The firm's research shows that 3D printing has the potential to reduce costs, cut waste, and slash the carbon footprint of the construction sector...

June 12,2014

Constructing a concrete dome is a costly process, but this may change soon. A team from the Vienna University of Technology has developed a...

The University of British Columbia Earth Sciences Building, by Perkins + Will, i
May 29,2014

The wood-industry advocacy group reThink Wood has released "...