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Photo courtesy National Building Museum
Jul 8, 2014
The maze, located in the National Building Museum, is a precursor to an exhibit showcasing some of BIG's projects. To navigate the maze, people must look up.
Glass type, glass coating, shading patterns, vents, and framing system can all i
Jul 7, 2014
The glass type, glass coating, shading patterns, vents, and framing system can impact an IGU’s risk for a thermal break.
The Alfond Center for Health, Augusta, Maine, uses massing to create a ‘Village
Jul 7, 2014
Extensive use of local contractors, vendors, and laborers brings a Maine hospital project in months ahead of schedule.
For the west façade of the 77,000-sf Farm Credit Services of America Corporate O
Jul 7, 2014
From wild architectural shapes to unique color blends and pattern arrangements, these projects demonstrate the design possibilities of brick. 
Renderings courtesy SPARK
Jul 7, 2014
In an attempt to reunite the nation of Singapore with its harbor, SPARK Architects has designed the "solar orchid"—self-contained, solar-powered pods that mimic traditional hawkers. 
Renderings courtesy Dubai Holding
Jul 7, 2014
To add to Dubai's already impressive portfolio of world's tallest tower and world's largest natural flower garden, Dubai Holding has plans to build the world's largest climate-controlled city.
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Rendering courtesy of Mirvish+Gehry Toronto
Jul 3, 2014
After being criticized for the original tower complex, architect Frank Gehry unveils a new design that is more subtle, and "more Toronto."
Jul 3, 2014
Combining the talents of four noted architects, the project unites the new Clark Center, designed by Tadao Ando, with the renovated Museum Building and Manton Research Center, designed by Selldorf Architects.
All renderings courtesy of Neoscape
Jul 2, 2014
Organizers of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, recently unveiled designs for the second stadium.
Downtown Brooklyn. Image via Google Maps
Jul 2, 2014
JDS Development partners with SHoP to construct a 70-story building at 775-feet tall, unprecedented for downtown Brooklyn.
Jul 2, 2014
Designed by WRNS Studio, the Firehouse Clinic will encourage local residents with limited healthcare access to consider them as an alternative to the emergency room, especially for preventive care. 
Rubber floor tiles in 24x24-inch modules were water-jet cut to accommodate custo
Jul 2, 2014
Rectangular tiles, digital graphic applications, the resurgence of terrazzo, and product transparency headline today’s commercial flooring trends.
The canopies will provide shade and note paths to recreation and seating areas.
Jul 2, 2014
The series of projects, called the Al Farjan Recreational Sports Facilities, have been designed in such a way that the same basic design can be adapted to the specific requirements of each site.