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Crystalline Amethyst Hotel Rendering NL Architects
January 20,2015

The Dutch practice NL Architects designed a proposal for a chain of hotels shaped like a rock cut in half to reveal a gemstone inside. 

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January 02,2015

Construction consultant FMI foresees—with some caveats—continuing growth in the office, lodging, and manufacturing sectors. But funding...

U.S. Census Bureau
December 02,2014

This month's increase in nonresidential construction spending is far more consistent with the anecdotal information floating around the industry,...

Construction work started on the Santiago Calatrava-designed Chicago Spire in 20
November 29,2014

Remember the Chicago Spire? What about Russia Tower? These are two of the tallest building projects that were started, but never completed,...

The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to e
October 16,2014

The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and household products, 50 found in the indoor...

Photo courtesy Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities
October 15,2014

The impetus behind Harvard's Center for Green Buildings and Cities is what the design school’s dean, Mohsen Mostafavi, describes as a “rapidly...

September 24,2014

Plans for a new hotel in the Persian Gulf are taking Dubai’s Palm Islands concept to a whole new level—underwater, that is.

Photo: Samuel Boisvert via Wikimedia Commons
September 24,2014

On the heels of recording its strongest pace of growth since 2007, there continues to be an increasing level of demand for design services...

September 15,2014

Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announces the winning design by MRA+A Álvarez | Bernabó | Sabatini for the capital's new miexed...

Tesoro Corporation headquarters in San Antonio, TX, a LEED-certified building. P
September 03,2014

The LEED Proven Provider designation is designed to minimize the need for additional work during the project review process.