The ambitious “15 Days” project that teamed up Leggat McCall Properties, Commodore Builders and Audrey O’Hagan Architects, LLC last September has just been certified LEED-...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:43
Towering above the Chicago skyline at 1,450 feet, Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) is the tallest building in North America. Its newest feature, the "Skydeck Ledge...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 16:03
Goettsch Partners (GP) has been selected as the winning firm in the competition to design the Soochow Securities Headquarters, the new office and stock exchange building...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:46
Developed for designers and engineers, "Blast Resistant Design Guide for Reinforced Concrete Structures" provides a practical treatment of the design of cast-in-place...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:49
The International Facility Management Association has released “Temperature Wars: Savings vs. Comfort,” a new study that takes an in-depth look at the most common thermal...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:50

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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.
All renderings courtesy SuperSkyScrapers
The Singapore Bamboo Skyscraper competition invited design teams to explore the possibilities of using bamboo as the dominant material in a high-rise project for the Singapore skyline. 
To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rathe
Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are among the major culprits of EIFS problems. 
All renderings: Perkins Eastman
When complete, the Wharf will feature approximately 3 million sf of new residential, office, hotel, retail, cultural, and public uses, including waterfront parks, promenades, piers, and docks.
Photo: Vmenkov via Wikimedia Commons
China's goal, according to Koolhaas, is to de-incentivize migration into already overcrowded cities. 
The 58-story DC Tower 1 is the first of two high-rises designed by Dominique Perrault Architecture for Vienna's skyline.
Image credit: Copyright CPAT / Hayes Davidson / Jason Hawkes
The vast majority of high-rise projects in the works are residential towers, which could help tackle the city's housing crisis, according to a new report by New London Architecture.
Photo: Dorma
From a high-tech classroom lockdown system to an impact-resistant wide-stile door line, BD+C editors present a collection of door and door hardware innovations. 
Hudson Spire
Design architect MJM + A has released an updated design scheme for the planned 1,800-foot-tall, superthin skyscraper.