Most Recent Features

Jul 16, 2014
Construction starts for nonresidential work saw a surge in June, rising more than a third compared with the previous month, according to Reed Construction Data.
Photo: Adam Dubrowa / FEMA  via Wikimedia Commons
Jul 16, 2014
An analysis of tidal levels and flood data by the news organization Reuters concludes that flooding has increased along the Eastern Seaboard over the past four decades.
Photo: Greenmars via Wikimedia Commons
Jul 16, 2014
An agreement for a land transfer from the City of Detroit to Ilitch Holdings Inc., that enabled construction of a new arena for the Detroit Red Wings requires that 51% of the project’s construction workers must come from the city.
Plans call for restaurants, apartments, offices, a hotel, a cinema and a theater
Jul 16, 2014
The Santa Clara (Calif.) City Council approved the next steps for a massive development project next to Levi’s Stadium, the new home of the San Francisco 49ers.
Wayne N. Aspinall Federal Building and US Courthouse, Grand Junction, Colo.  Pho
Jul 16, 2014
The General Services Administration’s Net-Zero Energy Task Group is working on a draft letter with clear goals and guidance for net-zero energy buildings by this September.
Jul 16, 2014
Indoor Air Quality Association will become part of the ASHRAE organization while maintaining its own brand and board; HQ will relocate to Atlanta.
A narrow vertical expansion made space for 72 new patient beds at the University
Jul 15, 2014
Curtain wall façade brings new levels of natural light to patient rooms in an unusual vertical addition.
Jul 15, 2014
Celebrated American architect Michael Graves sits with the Washington Post to talk about how being on a wheelchair changed the way he focuses on design.
Jul 15, 2014
Modular construction is more than a century old, and throughout its lifespan, the methods have been readapted to meet specific needs of different eras.
Jul 15, 2014
Together, the firms will form a massive global giant with more than $19 billion in revenue and 95,000 employees in 150 countries.
Jul 15, 2014
The Harmonization Task Group will offer marketplace benefits including consistent messaging, simplification, elimination of redundancies, and creation of more accurate, faster and less costly assessments.
All renderings courtesy Penda
Jul 14, 2014
Beijing-based design cooperative Penda designed a bamboo hotel that can easily expand vertically or horizontally.
Renderings courtesy of Forster + Partners
Jul 14, 2014
The London-based firm unveiled plans for the Russian Copper Company's headquarters in Yekaterinburg.
Jul 14, 2014
It's the first veterinary facility in California to get a LEED Gold certification; over 60% of its power is generated by solar panels on the rooftop, and in construction it used Forest Stewardship Council wood. 
Jul 14, 2014
Toyota announced that it has selected Dallas-based KDC Real Estate Development & Investments to develop its new North American headquarters campus in the Legacy West development in Plano, Texas.