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October 02,2014

The Urban Land Institute held brainstorming sessions over the last several months involving more than 70 engineers, architects, and development...

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October 02,2014

Los Angeles reversed course last month on a regulation that had barred skyscrapers from having slanted roofs or spires.

September 23,2014

The report contains 12 case studies of cities around the world that have applied advanced flood management techniques. 

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September 10,2014

Earlier this year, New York City's Department of Buildings began auditing thousands of architectural plans for new and renovated office and...

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September 02,2014

A key change is a requirement that buildings over 75 feet tall have sprinkler systems throughout the structure. Existing buildings would have 12...

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...

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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,...