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August 14,2014

The county board of supervisors voted unanimously to opt out of the state building code.

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...

Illustration: USGS
July 30,2014

The U.S. Geological Service recently released an update of U.S. National Seismic Hazard Maps that reflect the latest analysis of where future...

July 23,2014

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors recently strengthened its green building policy, requiring higher standards for residential, retail,...

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July 16,2014

An analysis of tidal levels and flood data by the news organization Reuters concludes that flooding has increased along the Eastern Seaboard over...

Renderings: Zaha Hadid Architects
July 08,2014

After being criticized for the cost and size of her stadium design for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, a Japanese architect points out a major design...

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June 30,2014

New research findings indicate that for the first time more than half of projects above $10 million are being completed through design-build...

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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...

Tornado damage in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Photo: Thilo Parg via Wikimedia Commons; Lice
May 28,2014

Architect Butch Grimes, who examined the wreckage after a half-mile tornado struck Tuscaloosa, Ala., believes toughening building codes can reduce...