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Jun 10, 2014
Roof window manufacturer Fakro offers a skylight window system that quickly converts into an open-air balcony.
Jun 10, 2014
Selis Manor is the first government-funded residence for the vision-impaired and disabled in New York City. MAP’s design eases crowding, increases security, and separates residents and visitors. 
Higher education is rapidly evolving. As we use planning and design to help our clients navigate major shifts in culture, technology, and funding, it is essential to focus on strategies that help foster an education that is relevant after...
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Jun 9, 2014
The new program focuses exclusively on the sustainable design and construction of interior spaces in nonresidential buildings and can be pursued by both building owners and individual lessees of commercial spaces.
Ground cafe at Yale University, New Haven, Conn., by Bentel and Bentel Architect
Jun 9, 2014
Yale's funky new Ground café and a pavilion made from 53,780 recycled plastic bottles are among the nation's best new small projects. 
Credit: The Broad and Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Jun 9, 2014
The museum, meant to hold Eli and Edythe Borad's collection of contemporary art, is suing the German company Seele for what the museum describes as delays in the creation of building blocks for its façade.
Jun 9, 2014
SSOE’s Board of Directors announced that it has selected Bob Howell to be the next President and CEO of the engineering firm. Howell has been with SSOE for more than 30 years.
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Just for the sake of argument, let’s put aside the rhetoric about climate change—whether it’s actually happening, whether it’s a result of manmade activity—and agree that we are experiencing some pretty dramatic weather events that are...
The city of Buffalo hired a team of professionals to execute assessments for mor
Jun 8, 2014
Over the past few years, Buffalo has developed a cutting-edge facility management program to ensure it's utilizing its facilities and operations as efficiently, effectively, and sustainably as possible. 
Jun 6, 2014
AT Design Office has proposed a design for a floating city to offset increasing urban populations in China. To create the new city, a 10-square kilometer island would be made out of prefab blocks. 
Renderings: courtesy Related Companies
Jun 6, 2014
Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group are teaming to develop Fifty Five Hudson Yards, the latest addition to the commercial office tower collection in the 28-acre Hudson Yards development—the largest private real estate development...
The city of Santa Monica, Calif.'s Parking Structure 6 won for Best Design of a
Jun 5, 2014
Winners include garages that are architectural delights, an airport's canopied parking atrium, and an environmentally friendly garage under America's oldest park.
Jun 5, 2014
A team of 20 students from the University of California, Davis were named champions in the 2014 ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition. About 600 students from 47 college and university teams participated.
Under the original plan, the complex was scheduled to be finished as early as th
Jun 5, 2014
A massive new headquarters for the Department of Homeland Security is more than $1.5 billion over budget, 11 years behind schedule, and may never be completed.
Jun 5, 2014
A study of protected bikes lanes in five U.S. cities shows a 21% to 171% increase in observed ridership within one year of the bike lanes' construction.