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ECO Modern Flats is a wellness-oriented apartment complex in Fayetteville, Ark.,
Apr 14, 2014
Sustainable and wellness-related design strategies embody a strong return on investment, according to a report by the Urban Land Institute.
Apr 11, 2014
Two blocks of offices will be centerpiece of new cultural and lifestyle district in the West Bund Media Port.
Renderings: courtesy PortAventura Resort
Apr 11, 2014
Clad in the carmaker's signature "Ferrari red," the hotel will resemble the grill and hood of one of its iconic cars.
David Uffelman is the new President of Foulger-Pratt Contracting.
Apr 10, 2014
Uffelman will oversee all aspects of the Rockville, MD-based contracting operation, which specializes in mixed-use, multifamily residential, office, retail, healthcare, and interiors construction.
Photo: NYU campus, courtesy Plaza Construction
Apr 10, 2014
China State Construction Engineering Corp., China’s largest construction company, has made a significant investment in a U.S. construction firm closing the deal for an undisclosed amount to acquire Plaza Construction.
A survey conducted from May through June 2013 by the University of Arizona Office of Sustainability and published by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)* finds that more collegiate athletic teams are adopting green and...
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Beyond reducing the number of uninsured Americans, the Affordable Care Act is driving new types of healthcare facilities, especially patient-centered medical homes.
Paul Erb, VP, will assume responsibility for McCarthy Building Companies' new Si
Apr 9, 2014
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., the largest general contractor in California with Northern California offices in San Francisco and Sacramento, is opening a Silicon Valley office, effective May 15.
Photos and renderings: courtesy PGAV Destinations and Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
Apr 9, 2014
With its seven salt and fresh water aquariums, totaling 12.87 million gallons, the Chimelong Ocean Kingdom theme park is considered the world’s largest aquarium.
Apr 9, 2014
Hodkinson has spent his professional career at Arup and brings more than 40 years' experience in large-scale projects to the new role, including several in the US and Canada.
The 300-acre National Harbor mixed-use district is situated on the Potomac River
Apr 9, 2014
AEC firms, developers, and investors worldwide are bullish on hotels. Our hospitality Giants share what’s new in this fast-morphing sector.
Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Syst
Apr 9, 2014
Building Teams have been using steel decks with proven success for 75 years. Building Design+Construction consulted with technical experts from the Steel Deck Institute and the deck manufacturing industry for their advice on how best to...
Phase Three of the Battersea Power Station Development is designed by Gehry Part
Apr 8, 2014
Phase 3 of the massive redevelopment of the London landmark will include more than 1,300 residential units, a 160-room hotel, and 350,000 sf of retail space.
The Kensington, Boston. Photo: SAFTI FIRST
The majority of fire rated glazing applications occur inside a building to allow occupants to exit the building safely or provide an area of refuge during a fire. But what happens when the threat of fire comes from the outside? This was...
Apr 9, 2014
Hadid's design, which will become the fifth hotel tower in the City of Dreams entertainment hub in Macau, features a latticed exoskeleton enveloping the building's exterior.