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July 17,2014

The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor insulation.

June 19,2014

The Seventh Heaven complex features a stepped form that will offer stunning views of the Dubai skyline.

All renderings: courtesy Kohn Pedersen Fox
May 28,2014

The two-building headquarters for Turkey’s largest and oldest financial institution, Ziraat Bank, is inspired by the country’s cultural heritage....

May 20,2014

The book, co-authored by Arup's Russell Fortmeyer, illustrates the various ways architects, consultants, and engineers approach energy and comfort...

Photo: Iwan Baan - www.iwan.com / Courtesy Emerson College
March 07,2014

The $85 million, 10-story vertical campus takes the shape of a massive, shimmering aircraft hangar, housing a sculptural, glass-and-aluminum base...

February 27,2014

PPG Industries’ flat glass business has received $312,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a dynamically responsive infrared (...

February 05,2014

PPG Industries announced that it has created a new library of  building information and modeling (BIM) files, and that architects and...

February 05,2014

Recent advancements in structural design, combined with the loosening of density and zoning requirements, has opened the door for the so-called "...

Kingdom Tower, set to become the world’s next-tallest building at 1,000 meters,
January 28,2014

Experts from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat release their 2014 construction forecast for the worldwide high-rise industry....

All images © Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture/photographs by Namgoong Sun
January 23,2014

The 50-story tower features a unique, angled building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) exterior designed to maximize the amount of energy collected...