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Nov 10, 2014
The architecture programs at Parsons The New School for Design and Clemson University have been selected as 2014 NCARB Award recipients for developing innovative curricula that merge practice and education. 
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Nov 10, 2014
The library’s new home will be a completely new building in Jerusalem, and will combine the functions of a central research center, a venue for indoor and outdoor cultural and educational activities, and a place for digital experience.
A Marriott hotel in Orlando, Fla. Marriott is leading the U.S. hotel pipeline. P
Nov 10, 2014
The hotel construction pipeline hit a five-year high in the third quarter, clocking in at 3,516 projects and 443,936 rooms, Lodging Econometrics reports. 
The exterior design of the 21-story, LEED Silver MassArt “Tree House” was sugges
Nov 7, 2014
Many states have cut back funding for higher education in recent years, and securing money for new housing has been tougher than ever for many colleges and universities. A recent residence hall project in Boston involving three colleges...
Precast units from Coreslab Structures (left) being put in place at Valparaiso (
Nov 7, 2014
Few colleges or universities have embraced prefabrication more wholeheartedly than Valparaiso (Ind.) University. The Lutheran-based institution completed a $27 million residence hall this past summer in which the structural elements were...
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Nov 7, 2014
The Jean Nouvel-designed tower tops the list of 88 entries in the 13th annual Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Awards.
Nov 7, 2014
The extensive expansion project will cost $2.5 billion, with the first-phase being completed in three years.
Marine Education Centre in Malmö, Sweden. Renderings: Nord Architects
Nov 7, 2014
The education center will be set in a landscape that includes small ponds and plantings intended to mimic an assortment of marine ecologies and create “an engaging learning landscape” for visitors to experience nature hands-on.
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Renderings courtesy Hines
Nov 6, 2014
The Houston-based developer is planning a seven-story wood-framed office building in Minneapolis’ North Loop that will respect the neighborhood’s historic warehouse district look.
Renderings courtesy Studio Gang Architects
Nov 6, 2014
The century-old power plant will be converted into a recreation facility with a coffee shop, lounges, club rooms, a conference center, lecture hall, and theater, according to designboom.
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Nov 6, 2014
Demountable structural steel assemblies would be a greener way to make use of steel in the construction industry than recycling.
The projected 506 students will be distributed between three classroom wings, tw
Nov 6, 2014
The design of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School on the site of the 2012 Newtown, Conn., school shooting features enhanced security measures—some subtle and others more prominent.