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As a designer of mission critical facilities, I’ve learned that it’s really difficult to build data centers to keep pace with technology, yet that’s a reality we face along with our clients, writes Gensler's Jackson Metcalf. 
Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington, D.C., designed by EYP. Phot
Oct 1, 2014
The merger unites 530 professionals to better address some of the most critical issues facing our nation, namely education, healthcare, and energy.  
Oct 1, 2014
Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House and Jørn Utzon’s Sydney Opera House are among the buildings to receive grants.
Sep 30, 2014
Implementing collocation via the Big Room concept will remove silos, ensure a cadence for daily communication, promote collaboration, and elevate your chances for success, write CBRE Healthcare's Stephen Powell and Magnus Nilsson.
Sep 30, 2014
Scientists at MIT have found a way to decrease the carbon emissions that result from concrete production: reducing the ratio of calcium to the silicate-rich clay. 
Sep 30, 2014
In August, Simon Fraser University's community think tank, SFU Public Square, launched the RISE competition to find creative solutions to a difficult challenge facing the city: rising sea levels. 
Century Villages at Cabrillo in Long Beach, Calif., is one of 11 projects select
Sep 30, 2014
Eleven projects have been selected for the 2014 Affordable Green Neighborhoods grant program. Each will receive $31,000 and an educational package to support their pursuit of LEED for Neighborhood Development certification.
Bluebeam's Sasha Reed sits down with Kris Lengieza, Director of Virtual Design a
Bluebeam's Sasha Reed sits down with Kris Lengieza, Director of Virtual Design and Construction for Stiles Corporation, to learn how he approaches change management. SPONSORED CONTENT
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Not long ago, the role of a construction project manager revolved around working with people: employees, vendors, consultants, designers, subcontractors and owners. Today, project managers primarily manage information. SPONSORED CONTENT
The 200-meter mixed-use high-rise will be located near Jørn Utzon's iconic Opera
Sep 30, 2014
By dividing the 200-meter building into five separate volumes and placing atria throughout each volume, the spaces become smaller, more intimate social environments, according to the Danish architects.
A rendering of Skanska's 88 M Street NE project in Washington, D.C., one of thre
Skanska USA's Steve Clem breaks down the costs and benefits of various ultra-green building standards and practices.
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VOA's Douglas King pinpoints the top issues that arise during healthcare facilities assessments, including missing fire/smoke dampers, out-of-place fire alarms, and poorly constructed doorways. 
Renderings courtesy Snøhetta
Sep 29, 2014
The competition-winning New Central Library is now in the final design stages, after two years of community engagement on the part of design firms Snøhetta and DIALOG. 
Rendering of Hy-Fi, winner of the Bronze Award. Image courtesy Holcim Foundation
Sep 29, 2014
The 13 Holcim Award winners for North America illustrate how sustainable construction continues to evolve.
Sep 29, 2014
A new report from the World Green Building Council finds “overwhelming evidence” to support office design as a significant influencer of the health, wellbeing and productivity of staff.