Installation of the 2.5 acre green roof vegetation on the City-owned Target Center begins today. Over the course of two days a 165 ton crane will hoist five truckloads of...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 14:42
After a slight decline in April, the Architecture Billings Index was up a tenth of a point to 42.9 in May. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 14:53
Most of us know the fuel efficiency of our cars, but what about our buildings? ASHRAE is working to change that, moving one step closer today to introducing its building...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 14:46
Energy Retrofit Group (ERG), the subsidiary of 40-year-old, award-winning Adache Group Architects, Inc., has announced the creation of their new energy conservation web...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 14:48

Office Building

David Chipperfield Architects has won the Nobel Center architectural competition
The distinctive building, with its shimmering vertical brass elements and glass façade design, beat out two other finalists in the Nobel Center architectural competition.
ECO Modern Flats is a wellness-oriented apartment complex in Fayetteville, Ark.,
Sustainable and wellness-related design strategies embody a strong return on investment, according to a report by the Urban Land Institute.
Two blocks of offices will be centerpiece of new cultural and lifestyle district in the West Bund Media Port.
Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Syst
Building Teams have been using steel decks with proven success for 75 years. Building Design+Construction consulted with technical experts from the Steel Deck Institute and the deck manufacturing...
The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C
Aligning thermal breaks and applying air barriers are among the top design and installation tricks recommended by building enclosure experts.
EKO Flood Protection created a flood prevention solution for one of New York City's largest office buildings, 55 Water Street, that can be put up in 8 hours by a crew of 30 people. 
Having the correct model views loaded and visibility settings adjusted prior to
Process mapping, split models, and streamlined coordination meetings are among the timesaving techniques AEC firms are employing to improve BIM/VDC workflows.
Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainable design techniques profiled by Callison on its new website, Matrix.Callison.com. 
The design duo discusses the founding of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architects and the design of the next world's tallest, Kingdom Tower, which will top the Burj Khalifa by as much as a kilometer.
Free tours will be offered, starting in May. Photo: Jack E. Boucher, August, 196
The 14-story tower, one of only two Wright-designed high-rises to be built, has been off limits to the public since its construction in 1950.