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December 11,2013

The Design-Build Efficiency and Jobs Act, a bill pending in the U.S. House of Representatives, would streamline the bid and proposal process by...

December 11,2013

Buildings in tornado-prone areas should be constructed to withstand strong winds just as hurricanes are factored into building codes in coastal...

December 10,2013

Whistleblowers covered by one of 22 statutes administered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) now will be able to file...

December 04,2013

Houston, Salt Lake City, Miami, New York, and Los Angeles are five cities that are leading the way on preparing for climate change and extreme...

December 04,2013

The Philadelphia City Council has held a series of hearings on a bill aimed at boosting the city's safety regulations in the wake of a deadly...

December 04,2013

The 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)—the code that serves as the model for states’ codes—has undergone final changes.

December 04,2013

In 2009, more legislation authorizing design-build project delivery passed than in any year in Design Build Institute of America’s history.

December 04,2013

The low-lying city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands is a world leader in storm resiliency with policies that impact businesses, private homes, and...

December 04,2013

The 500,000 sf, 14-story One Angel Square in Manchester, England, is being promoted as "the most environmentally-friendly building in the world...

December 03,2013

Current federal contracting laws are discouraging talented architects from competing for federal contracts, depriving government and, by inference...