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

Since trading traditional closed cubicles for an open, transparent layout, softw
Driven by changing work styles, mobile technology, and the growing presence of Millennials, today’s workplaces are changing, mostly for the better. We examine the top office design trends. 
Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons
The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, have issued a joint statement on resilience, pushing design and building solutions for disaster...
The Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, now under construction, will be 530 meters tal
Hitachi Elevator Co. will build and install 95 elevators—including two that the manufacturer labels as the "world's fastest"—for the Kohn Pedersen Fox-designed Guangzhou CTF Finance Center. 
The plans for Chaoyang Park Plaza were floated two years ago, and now the design
Construction work has begun on the 120,000-sm mixed-use development, which was envisioned by MAD architects as a modern, urban forest.
60 Richmond East Housing Co-Operative in Toronto, designed by Teeple Architects.
The conversion of a Mies van der Rohe-designed gas station and North Vancouver City Hall are among the recently completed projects to win the 2014 Governor General's Medal in Architecture. 
The free tool provides real-time data visualization for each state. Here is the
The online data visualization resource highlights green building data for each state and Washington, D.C.
The Aon Center in Chicago was first designated a BOMA 360 building in 2010. Phot
In the first quarter of 2014, the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International certified 66 properties in the BOMA 360 Performance Program for commercial real estate markets...
For an 1893 academic building in the Collegiate Gothic style at Bryn Mawr (Pa.)
Building Teams must focus on a number of key decisions in order to arrive at the optimal solution: repair the windows in place, remove and refurbish them, or opt for full replacement.
Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, East Lansing, Mich. Photo credit: Justin Macono
Zaha Hadid's Broad Art Museum and One World Trade Center are among the projects honored by the American Institute of Steel Construction for excellence in structural steel design.
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.