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March 14,2013

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest number of Energy Star certified buildings in 2012...

Walgreens to build first net-zero energy retail store
March 10,2013

Walgreens announced plans last week to build one of the nation's first net-zero retail stores. The Evanston, Ill., location will utilize solar...

Vegas rebound: Genting Group acquires assets of stalled Vegas casino-resort
March 07,2013

International hospitality giant Genting Group has announced a deal with Boyd Gaming Corp. to purchase the land and assets, including partially...

The glass façade of the new Wilshire Grand tower will incorporate LED lighting.
March 04,2013

The 1,100-foot Wilshire Grand will combine retail and restaurant space, offices, and a luxury hotel in the sky.

This suburban Seattle Starbucks was built with shipping containers.
February 22,2013

Coffee giant Starbucks is rolling out mini-stores with maximum local flavor, as part of an international pilot program.

Sliced Porosity Block combines concrete and glass towers with public plazas.
February 21,2013

Architect Steven Holl has released two short films describing the development of Sliced Porosity Block in Chengdu, China...

February 20,2013

Commercial buildings have seen a drop in their energy intensity of more than 40% since 1980, according to a recent report from Bloomberg New...

Bridgestone Americas Technical Center, Akron, Ohio, received the RoofPoint Advan
February 14,2013

Firestone Building Products has been awarded the 2012 RoofPoint Excellence in Design Award in two categories: Global...

The Exhibition Hall by OMA
February 13,2013

The Exhibition Hall, a retail concept planned in Kuwait City's 360° Mall, will meld cultural and commerce spaces in a series of galleries...

The Great City development near Chengdu will prohibit cars. Courtesy Adrian Smit
February 13,2013

A new urban development near Chengdu, China, will provide new housing for ~80,000 people, surrounded by green space.