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View of Berkeley and Bay from Claremont Canyon. Photo: Urban via Wikimedia Commo
Jun 5, 2014
Volunteers in Berkeley, Calif., are collecting signatures for the “Green Downtown & Public Commons Initiative,” a controversial measure that critics charge would halt some development in the city.
New Meadowlands: Productive City + Regional Park by MIT CAU + ZUS + URBANISTEN.
Jun 4, 2014
Plans from Rem Koolhaas and Bjarke Ingels are among the six winning proposals in HUD's Rebuild by Design competition. All six projects will receive funding from the agency, totalling $920 million.
Jun 4, 2014
A joint venture between Barton Malow, Brasfield & Gorrie, Mortenson Construction, and New South Construction will build the Atlanta Braves ballpark, which is scheduled to open in early 2017. Check out the latest renderings of the plan.
Jun 3, 2014
The tower, built in front of St. Stephen's Basilica, is topped with a Rubik's cube and was built using thousands of blocks.
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Century Spire will reach 60 stories when construction is complete. Renderings: c
Jun 3, 2014
The Century Spire, Daniel Libeskind's latest project, has just broken ground in Century City, southwest of Manila. It is meant to accommodate apartments and offices.
Photo: David Barista, BD+C
Jun 2, 2014
BUILDINGChicago is a major conference and trade expo serving architects, engineers, contractors, property owners, real estate developers, government officials and community organizations in the Midwest.
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Jun 2, 2014
Ten of 16 nonresidential construction subsectors posted increases in spending in April, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau data. 
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Jun 2, 2014
The Green Parking Council, an affiliate of the International Parking Institute, has launched the Green Garage Certification program, the parking industry equivalent of LEED certification.
Renderings courtesy SOM / © SOM.
Jun 2, 2014
The elevated station will be a key portal within All Aboard Florida’s rail system, the nation's only privately owned, operated, and financed rail network.
Fall prevention is the theme of OSHA's "Stand Down" campaign. Photo: Wikimedia C
Jun 2, 2014
New program urges firms to explore ways to prevent jobsite falls, which are a leading cause of death and injury for construction workers.
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Jun 1, 2014
Incorporating internship and examination requirements into university education, the regulatory organization looks to simplify and shorten the licensing process.
CityHome's office configuration
May 30, 2014
Dubbed CityHome, the system integrates furniture, storage, exercise equipment, lighting, office equipment, and entertainment systems into a compact wall unit. 
May 30, 2014
Cities around the U.S. are taking notice of New York's highly popular High Line elevated park system. Both Chicago and Los Angeles are currently working on High Line-like projects.
May 30, 2014
New Orleans-based HRI Properties recently completed the purchase of one of the most storied buildings in downtown Dallas. The developer will convert the LTV Building into a mixed-use complex, with 171 hotel rooms and 186 luxury apartments.