Office Building

Commercial buildings have seen a drop in their energy intensity of more than 40% since 1980, according to a recent report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance and the Business Council for Sustainable...
Sliced Porosity Block combines concrete and glass towers with public plazas.
Architect Steven Holl has released two short films describing the development of Sliced Porosity Block in Chengdu, China.
At more than 1 km, Kingdom Tower will be the world's tallest building.
Construction team chosen for world's tallest building in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
CoreNet encourages real estate execs to consider energy-efficient design.
CoreNet Global, a major international association for corporate real estate and workplace executives, has released a public policy statement advocating adoption of net-zero energy buildings.
Pakistan to get world's tallest tower in $45 billion deal
Newly signed mega deal will fund construction of several massive developments in Karachi, including a mixed-use tower that will dwarf the Burj Khalifa.
Boxman Studios has launched a new division aimed at sustainable solutions for th
Boxman Studios has launched a new division aimed at sustainable solutions for the Built Environment. The Boxman Studios Buildings Division will focus on the adaptive use of decommissioned shipping...
The project used Guardian UltraWhite low-iron glass produced at Guardian’s Carle
Guardian Industries DiamondGuard glass was recently installed on the 102nd story of the Empire State Building in New York City as part of an extensive renovation to update this venerable landmark.
OMA's 'perimeter core' design wins competition for Essence Financial Building in
OMA partners David Gianotten and Rem Koolhaas rethink traditional office tower design with a plan that shifts the building's core to the edge for large, unobstructed plans.
5 factors to consider when designing a shade system
Designing a shade system is more complex than picking out basic white venetian blinds. Here are five elements to consider when designing an interior shade system.
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RSMeans' February 2013 Cost Comparison Report breaks down the average construction costs per square foot for four types of office buildings across 25 metro markets.