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Jun 20, 2014
Sterling Bay Cos. and Bill Davies' International Property Developers North America partner up for a $500 million restoration of Chicago's Old Main Post Office
The architects have said that the design is meant to transcend the original purp
Jun 20, 2014
In a competition to design a "Learning Hub" for students at Nanyang University in Singapore, London-based firm Heatherwick studio has won with a rounded, hive-like design. 
The preliminary CBECS report provides general data about the size and number of
Jun 20, 2014
Federal survey project shows that commercial-building floorspace has grown 22% since 2003; energy-use data will be released in Spring 2015.
Jun 20, 2014
Rygiel will be responsible for cultivating and maintaining the contractor's business relationships in the state of Florida, concentrating on expanding the firm’s presence in the state’s private-development sector.
Jun 20, 2014
The Seventh Heaven complex features a stepped form that will offer stunning views of the Dubai skyline.
Jun 19, 2014
The development's wavy and groovy design promises unobstructed views of the Marmara Sea for every unit.
Jun 19, 2014
A new report from NCARB shows that the median age of people at initial licensure is at a 10 year low.
Jun 19, 2014
The high-rise development will have a 24,638-sf vertical garden, breaking a Guinness World Record.
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Jun 18, 2014
A new white paper from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America and Perkins Eastman details best design practices for residential care settings for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease. 
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Jun 18, 2014
In conjunction with the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that six World Cup stadiums have achieved LEED certification, including South America’s largest stadium, Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro.
Rendering courtesy Walsh Construction
Jun 18, 2014
Orchards at Orenco, a 57-unit affordable housing complex in Hillsboro, Oregon, is the first of a three-phase, three-building complex.
The tower, called Polstjärnan, or "The Pole Star," is to be built in Gothenburg,
Jun 18, 2014
The skyscraper, which will reach 230 meters and is named Polstjärnan, or "The Pole Star," is to be built in Gothenburg, Sweden. 
Jun 18, 2014
Walkable communities have a higher GDP, greater wealth, and higher percentages of college grads, according to a new study by George Washington University.
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Jun 19, 2014
Performance monitoring guidance is a key feature of the document. It provides designers of BAS systems with recommendations for good practice, project considerations, and detailed discussion of design options.
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Jun 19, 2014
The U.S. Department of Commerce tentatively agreed to assess tariffs of up to 35% on solar equipment, a move that could slow the rapid growth of the domestic solar power industry.