The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH)—the international body that arbitrates on tall building height and determines the title of “The World’s Tallest...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:56
The first cable-suspended free-span solar energy system was completed today over the REM Eyewear headquarters parking lot in Sun Valley, Calif. The patented, cable-...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:53
The global construction, engineering and infrastructure industry saw a significant decline in fraud activity with companies losing an average of $6.4 million over the last...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:39

Office Building

Rendering courtesy of WRNS Studio and Clive Wilkinson Architects.
Demolition will begin this week as a precursor to construction of Intuit's new addition to its Mountain View, Calif., campus. The first of two additions, a 185,000-sf building on Marine Way, is...
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Sterling Bay Cos. and Bill Davies' International Property Developers North America partner up for a $500 million restoration of Chicago's Old Main Post Office
The development's wavy and groovy design promises unobstructed views of the Marmara Sea for every unit.
Walkable communities have a higher GDP, greater wealth, and higher percentages of college grads, according to a new study by George Washington University.
Using 3D printing, Arup engineers were able to design and fabricate this lightwe
The firm's research shows that 3D printing has the potential to reduce costs, cut waste, and slash the carbon footprint of the construction sector.
Renderings: courtesy Chetwood Architects
The Phoenix Towers are expected to reach 1 km, the same height as Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill's Kingdom Tower, but would set a record for multiple towers in one development.
M-1 streetcar line, Detroit. Credit: Anderson Illustration | Brookings Instituti
A new Brookings Institution study records the emergence of “competitive places that are also cool spaces.”
The planned site is a natural landscape among redwood trees with views over Monterey Bay, a site that the architects have called “one of the most beautiful they have ever worked on.”
Constructing a concrete dome is a costly process, but this may change soon. A team from the Vienna University of Technology has developed a method that allows concrete domes to form with...
A plan to revitalize New Orleans' Convention Center moves forward after Louisiana governor signs bill.