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 - 14:50
Construction employment declined in all but 19 communities nationwide this June as compared to June-2008, according to a new analysis of metropolitan-area employment data...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 14:53
Emporis, the largest provider of global building data worldwide, reported that 8.7% of all skyscrapers listed as "under construction" in its database had been put on hold...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 14:51
A ranking of the Top 75 International Design Firms based on Building Design+Construction's 2009 Giants 300 survey. For more Giants 300 rankings, visit http://www....
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 14:55

Office Building

Renderings courtesy of Forster + Partners
The London-based firm unveiled plans for the Russian Copper Company's headquarters in Yekaterinburg.
Toyota announced that it has selected Dallas-based KDC Real Estate Development & Investments to develop its new North American headquarters campus in the Legacy West development in Plano, Texas.
Kite Bricks proposes a more efficient way of building with its newly developed Smart Bricks system.
All photos: © Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH
BioSkin, a system of water-filled ceramic pipes that cools the exterior surface of buildings and their surrounding micro-climates, has won the 2014 Tall Building Innovation Award from the Council on...
For the west façade of the 77,000-sf Farm Credit Services of America Corporate O
From wild architectural shapes to unique color blends and pattern arrangements, these projects demonstrate the design possibilities of brick. 
Rendering courtesy of Mirvish+Gehry Toronto
After being criticized for the original tower complex, architect Frank Gehry unveils a new design that is more subtle, and "more Toronto."
Rubber floor tiles in 24x24-inch modules were water-jet cut to accommodate custo
Rectangular tiles, digital graphic applications, the resurgence of terrazzo, and product transparency headline today’s commercial flooring trends.
All renderings courtesy Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Dam & Partners, and EPO.
With around 80,000 sm and a budget of €205 million self-financed by the EPO, the complex will be one of the biggest office construction sites ever in the Netherlands. 
Photo credit: Rob Young, Wikimedia Commons
New research findings indicate that for the first time more than half of projects above $10 million are being completed through design-build project delivery. 
Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons
The Studio is the first to be launched as part of the AIA Foundation’s National Resilience Program, which plans to open a total of five Regional Resilience Design Studios nationwide in collaboration...