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Jul 9, 2014
California's largest general building contractor just opened up an office in San Jose, and named Nicholas Sandersfeld as the new Director of Business Development.
Jul 9, 2014
Residents are trying to block developers from destroying historic architecture in Tokyo's Yanaka district, where a remarkable number of traditional buildings survived the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 and World War II. 
Jul 9, 2014
Expected to open in 2018, the facility will combine the elements of a large-scale conference center, a performance space, and an intimate community forum. The new building will be designed by Boston-based William Rawn and Associates.
Jul 9, 2014
Though New York and Los Angeles are often seen as the sole hubs for design jobs, other design epicenters are scattered between the coasts.
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All renderings courtesy SOM
Jul 9, 2014
The lightweight and luminous design "responds to its setting and creates a striking infrastructural icon for the city," said SOM Design Partner Roger Duffy. 
The Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton replaces an outmoded hospital on the base.
Jul 8, 2014
Through advanced coordination methods and an experimental contract method, the Building Team for Camp Pendleton’s new hospital campus sets a new standard for project delivery.
Renderings: Zaha Hadid Architects
Jul 8, 2014
After being criticized for the cost and size of her stadium design for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, a Japanese architect points out a major design flaw in the stadium that may endanger the spectators.
Photos courtesy of the Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum
Jul 8, 2014
Eighty-seven years after Frank Lloyd Wright designed an ornamental gas station for the city of Buffalo, the structure has been built and opened to the public—inside an auto museum. 
Photo courtesy National Building Museum
Jul 8, 2014
The maze, located in the National Building Museum, is a precursor to an exhibit showcasing some of BIG's projects. To navigate the maze, people must look up.
Glass type, glass coating, shading patterns, vents, and framing system can all i
Jul 7, 2014
The glass type, glass coating, shading patterns, vents, and framing system can impact an IGU’s risk for a thermal break.
The Alfond Center for Health, Augusta, Maine, uses massing to create a ‘Village
Jul 7, 2014
Extensive use of local contractors, vendors, and laborers brings a Maine hospital project in months ahead of schedule.
For the west façade of the 77,000-sf Farm Credit Services of America Corporate O
Jul 7, 2014
From wild architectural shapes to unique color blends and pattern arrangements, these projects demonstrate the design possibilities of brick. 
Renderings courtesy SPARK
Jul 7, 2014
In an attempt to reunite the nation of Singapore with its harbor, SPARK Architects has designed the "solar orchid"—self-contained, solar-powered pods that mimic traditional hawkers. 
Renderings courtesy Dubai Holding
Jul 7, 2014
To add to Dubai's already impressive portfolio of world's tallest tower and world's largest natural flower garden, Dubai Holding has plans to build the world's largest climate-controlled city.