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November 20,2014

New zoning regulations that encourage multifamily projects are transforming downtowns in several New Jersey cities.

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November 14,2014

California’s comprehensive new water use plan makes conservation a priority, reinforcing a 2009 plan to reduce statewide per capita water...

November 06,2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reviewing electrical standards for the construction industry to make sure proper...

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October 30,2014

The U.S. Dept. of Energy will spend $9 million to encourage investments in energy-saving technologies that can be tested and deployed in offices,...

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October 15,2014

The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Labour announced that they will start using drones to help inspectors record when construction sites are...

Rendering: NYC Department of City Planning
October 09,2014

Part of the city’s response to widespread flooding as a result of Hurricane Sandy, the manual offers retrofitting strategies that will enable...

Rendering: Panoramic Interests
October 09,2014

The Seattle City Council passed new rules that new studio apartments in the city must measure at least 220 sf and contain at least two sinks.

Rendering: Waggonner & Ball Architects
October 09,2014

Cities around the world are crafting stormwater management policies that include natural and manmade methods to store and absorb runoff to reduce...

September 23,2014

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

September 18,2014

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a final rule requiring employers to notify OSHA when...