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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...
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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.
My colleague and I were once asked an insightful question by a Civil Engineering Professor that sparked an interesting conversation. He’d been told about our software by some of his students who had used it during their summer internship....
The complex is envisioned with public garden space. Renderings courtesy of April
Jul 16, 2014
Aprilli Design Studio has stepped forward with a new idea for a vertical farm, which is intended to resemble a giant tree. It uses lightweight decks as outdoor growing space, adding up to about 25 acres of space.
Special features of the new competition pool at Niles North High School include
Jul 16, 2014
Collaborative spirit abounds in the expansion and renovation of a high school pool facility in suburban Chicago.
Jul 16, 2014
Construction starts for nonresidential work saw a surge in June, rising more than a third compared with the previous month, according to Reed Construction Data.
Photo: Adam Dubrowa / FEMA  via Wikimedia Commons
Jul 16, 2014
An analysis of tidal levels and flood data by the news organization Reuters concludes that flooding has increased along the Eastern Seaboard over the past four decades.