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September 23,2014

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

Midtown from Brooklyn Bridge. Photo: Mark Jaroski. Licensed under Creative Commo
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,...

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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...