Most Recent Features

Apr 12, 2011
A $13 million gift from the Otis Booth Foundation is funding a new entrance pavilion at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. CO Architects, Los Angeles, is designing the frameless structure with an energy-efficient curtain...
Apr 13, 2011
New uses for spray polyurethane foam enable Building Teams to achieve greater longevity and sustainability in their projects.
Apr 13, 2011
While BIM adoption still lags in both design and construction, some enterprising owners, architects, and contractors are unlocking the potential of this dynamic technology.
Oct 23, 2012
Single-skin metal panels, metal composite panels, and insulated metal panels can add both aesthetic and functional value to your projects, if you use them correctly.
Apr 8, 2011
Chairman of the Board Marjorie K. Simmons assumes CEO position, making SHW Group the only firm in the AIA Large Firm Roundtable to appoint a woman to this leadership position
Apr 5, 2011
Architect Zaha Hadid  is in high demand these days, designing projects in Hong Kong, Milan, and Seoul, not to mention the London Aquatics Center, the swimming arena for the 2012 Olympics. But one of the firm’s smaller clients,...
Apr 5, 2011
Global design firm Populous announced that its master plan for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, has taken first place in a competition to design the development. Over 198 hectares will be built into the existing city,...
Apr 5, 2011
Ron Rael, assistant professor of architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, is not a fan of the 700-mile series of separation barriers that have been erected between the United States and Mexico. So he re-envisioned the wall...
Apr 5, 2011
Mortar Net Weep Vents guard weep-holes against blockage by many types of insects or debris, and new Mortar Net With Insect Barrier adds another layer of defense inside the wall-cavity.