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Aug 13, 2014
The International Union of Architects, representing approximately 2.3 million architects worldwide, has unanimously adopted the 2050 Imperative committing to environmental and social sustainability. 
Good branding brings the built environment to life. Images: © Gensler
When most colleges and universities consider their brands, they rarely venture beyond the design and implementation of a logo, writes Gensler Design Director Brian Brindisi.
Aug 12, 2014
Designed by Vietnamese design firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects, the building will be made up of stacked concrete blocks placed slightly askew to create a soft, organic form that the architects say is reminiscent of a dragonfly in the sky.
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Aug 12, 2014
The $60 million structure is wrapped in a bright-white, aluminum pergola for dramatic effect and solar shading.
Renderings courtesy of NBBJ
Aug 12, 2014
Developed by architects at NBBJ, Sunbreak uses a unique three-hinged shade that morphs from an opaque shutter to an abstract set of vertical blinds to an awning, depending on what is needed.
Aug 12, 2014
The city of St. Petersburg, Fla., invites firms to submit their ideas for a new and improved pier for Florida's fifth largest city.
Photo credit: Lord Mauleverer, Wikimedia Commons.
Aug 12, 2014
More than two in three U.S. engineering firm leaders say the current business climate is better than last year at this time, according to results from the American Council of Engineering Companies’ new quarterly Engineering Business Index.
The 130,000-sf Great Hall in the central terminal at Seattle-Tacoma Internationa
Aug 11, 2014
The recent evolution of airport terminals has been prompted largely by different patterns of passenger behavior in a post-9/11 world, according to BD+C's 2014 Giants 300 Report.
Renderings courtesy of SURE Architecture
Aug 11, 2014
Rather than superimposing one floor on top of another, London-based SURE Architecture proposes two endless ramps, rising gradually with a low gradient from the ground floor to the sky.
Renderings courtesy ALL Design
Aug 11, 2014
South London's riverfront will soon be graced by one of Will Alsop's eccentric designs: a curved apartment tower on purple stilts.
Photo courtesy BC Hydro
Aug 11, 2014
The guide aims to overcome obstacles with respect to mitigating thermal bridging to reduce energy consumption in buildings.
All photos courtesy LEGO
Aug 8, 2014
LEGO Architecture Studio is made up of 76 unique elements and over 1,200 pieces, and is intended to give the builder as much freedom as possible.
The window-shaped buildings will allow buildings behind them to continue enjoyin
Aug 8, 2014
The Window of Guangzhou project will consist of three towers forming the number sequence "001."
Set to open later this year, the $184 million Anaheim (Calif.) Regional Transpor
Aug 8, 2014
Improving energy performance of existing properties through targeted upgrades and large-scale reconstruction continues to be a federal priority, according to BD+C's 2014 Giants 300 Report. 
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