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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...

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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...

The 170,735-sf net zero emissions office building prototype in St. Louis, Mo., d
October 09,2014

A new study by Navigant Research projects that public- and private-sector efforts to lower the carbon footprint of new and renovated commercial...

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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...

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.

August 06,2014

The 2014 Design-Build Project/Team Awards showcase design-build best practices and celebrate the achievements of owners and design-build teams in...

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July 23,2014

AIA reported the June ABI score was 53.5, up from a mark of 52.6 in May.

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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...

Using 3D printing, Arup engineers were able to design and fabricate this lightwe
June 18,2014

The firm's research shows that 3D printing has the potential to reduce costs, cut waste, and slash the carbon footprint of the construction sector...

June 12,2014

Constructing a concrete dome is a costly process, but this may change soon. A team from the Vienna University of Technology has developed a...