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The 73-year-old Naval Reserve Armory building on Seattle’s South Lake Union dock
Jul 18, 2014
Following solid revenue growth in 2013, the majority of U.S.-based engineering and engineering/architecture firms expect more of the same this year, according to BD+C’s 2014 Giants 300 report. 
The 73-year-old Naval Reserve Armory building on Seattle’s South Lake Union dock
Jul 18, 2014
Jacobs, AECOM, Parsons Brinckerhoff top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest engineering/architecture firms in the United States.
At 206,000 sf, San Diego State University’s Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union is
Jul 18, 2014
Fluor, Arup, Day & Zimmermann top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest engineering firms in the United States.
The “shale gale” of petroleum development is bringing economic growth to numerou
Jul 18, 2014
Gensler, Perkins+Will, NBBJ top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest architecture firms in the United States. 
Multifamily housing development should stay strong at least into 2015, according
Jul 18, 2014
Stantec, HOK, and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest architecture/engineering firms in the United States.
Jul 18, 2014
The Green Building Initiative announced that the University of North Carolina-Charlotte’s Belk Hall, a student housing facility for the college’s upper division students, is the first building certified under the 2013 Green Globes for New...
Jul 22, 2014
Plans to improve Washington D.C.'s Potomac River waterfront by Maine Ave. have been discussed for years. Finally, The Wharf has started its first phase of construction.
Jul 17, 2014
The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor insulation.
The design is of a classic residential high-rise that is encapsulated by a layer
Jul 17, 2014
Danish design firm C.F. Møller has developed a novel way to increase community space without compromising privacy or indoor space.
Ketchikan (Alaska) Federal Building. Photo: GSA
Jul 17, 2014
After operating the first biomass boiler in the Ketchikan, Alaska, Federal Building, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has concluded that biomass boilers are a viable alternative for hot-water-heated buildings where natural...
TechHub, a rapidly expanding London co-working space geared towards tech start-u
“Pop-up” has rapidly become one of the most pervasive design trends in recent years. It has given us pop-up shops and pop-up restaurants, but can it be applied to the professional work environment?
Jul 17, 2014
A memorandum of understanding creating the Indoor Environment Quality Global Alliance was signed on June 29; the Alliance was formed to explore ways in which industry groups could work together to address all aspects of indoor...
Photo: Star Building Systems
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Chart: Morrissey Goodale
Jul 16, 2014
Through the first six months of 2014, Morrissey Goodale tracked 101 sales of U.S.-based architecture and engineering firms, roughly the same amount as during the first six months of 2013.
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