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Whole Foods is among the grocery companies recently using Green Globes certifica
Jul 25, 2014
The Green Building Initiative (GBI) has announced a wave of Green Globes certifications for new grocery stores, including New Seasons Markets, Whole Foods, Price Chopper, Aldi’s, Harris Teeter, Wegmans, ...
Jul 24, 2014
The merger will create a full-service practice with offices in Baltimore, MD, Denver, CO and Alexandria, VA that offers integrated architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, planning and historic preservation services.
Jul 24, 2014
Durable, flexible, abundant and sturdy - these are everything that fast-growing bamboo is. Now MIT researchers are studying how individual stalks can be turned into blocks like wood composites.
Jul 24, 2014
Authorities have decided to move 4,400 squatters out of Venezuela's third-tallest skyscraper, allegedly to investigate the structural soundness of the tower. 
Plaquemines Parish (La.) Detention Center, designed by L.R. Kimball. Glazier: Gl
Like it or not, the number of incarcerated people in the U.S. continues to rise. With that, increased security in all aspects of these facilities continues to be a priority. This is where security glazing products that allow line of sight...
Catawba Valley Medical Center Pavilion, Hickory, N.C. Photo: courtesy Freeman Wh
Jul 23, 2014
With the Affordable Care Act still in its infancy, Building Teams are seeing reverberations in the investment decisions of healthcare providers, including new ideas about the types of buildings they are asked to create.
Jul 23, 2014
New plans have been introduced to turn London's Heathrow Airport into a city. If those plans ever come to fruition, "Heathrow City" could support 90,000 jobs and 190,000 people. It could also add almost $13 billion to the UK economy.
Jul 23, 2014
A new aquarium on Brazil's northeastern coast is designed, engineered, constructed and financed by U.S. firms and institutions.
The University of Colorado Hospital recently completed major projects on the Ans
Jul 23, 2014
Turner, McCarthy, and Skanska USA top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest healthcare contractors and construction management firms in the U.S.
Single-bed inpatient rooms in the Hospitaller Pavilion at Palos Community Hospit
Jul 23, 2014
AECOM, Jacobs, and URS Corp. top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest healthcare engineering and engineering/architecture firms in the U.S.
Duke Realty, Eskenazi Health, and Health and Hospital Corp. of Marion County for
Jul 23, 2014
HDR, Stantec, and HKS top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest healthcare architecture and architecture/engineering firms in the U.S.
Inside the 68-story building are apartments, offices and a hotel. Photo credit:
Jul 23, 2014
The Northeast Asia Trade Tower stands at 308 meters and is the focal point of the Songdo International Business District, a new 310-hectare city built on reclaimed land. 
Photo: Tiia Monto via Wikimedia Commons
Jul 23, 2014
AIA reported the June ABI score was 53.5, up from a mark of 52.6 in May.
Jul 22, 2014
U.S. Bank Tower, as part of a series of improvements, will be getting an observation deck and restaurant at its top.
Renderings courtesy Herzog & de Meuron
Jul 22, 2014
Herzog & de Meuron have released renderings of their new $250 million New York building, a 12-story condominium with 88 luxury apartments.