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Dec 9, 2014
The award brings the campus total for LEED certifications through the U.S. Green Building Council to 13, with its newest building under construction, the second Classroom and Office Building, expected to also achieve platinum status.
Almost 90% of all retail sales are transacted in stores, and 95% of all retail s
According to a shopping preferences study conducted by A.T. Kearney, as many as two-thirds of shoppers go to a physical store before or after making an online purchase, writes Gensler's Jill Nickels.
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Dec 8, 2014
High-speed rendering software, custom APIs, virtual reality tools, and BIM workflow tips were among the hottest BIM/VDC topics in 2014. 
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Dec 8, 2014
The market outlook is brighter for U.S. architecture, engineering, and construction companies, with a majority of AEC firms reporting higher revenues, strong forecasts, and sound financial health, according to BD+C's annual Market Forecast...
American Standard's SaTo sanitary toilet pans (shown here installed in a latrine
When we see the incredible technology being produced by global plumbing manufacturers, it’s hard to conceive why no viable technical solution to the global sanitation issue has come forth, writes BD+C's Robert Cassidy.
Three new additions to Page: Barbara Maloney, Dan Kenney, and Michael Smiley.
Dec 8, 2014
Page expanded its urban design and urban/campus planning capabilities through the acquisition of BMS Design Group.
Renderings courtesy Moshe Safdie
Dec 8, 2014
A new addition to Singapore's Changi Airport, designed by Moshe Safdie, will feature a waterfall and extensive indoor gardens.
Dec 8, 2014
Designed by Holl and BNIM, the 65,000-sf facility will function as an interactive space, where artists and the community can come together.
Dec 6, 2014
A new CBRE survey finds that what Millennials expect and need from offices doesn’t vary drastically from tenured employees.
Photo courtesy Ken Nakagaki
Dec 5, 2014
Design student Ken Nakagaki has adapted a device to work with CAD software to replicate digital files on paper.
Photo: Omar Chatriwala via Wikimedia Commons
A new 2015 construction outlook report predicts that total U.S. construction starts for 2015 will rise 9% to $612 billion. SPONSORED CONTENT
Dec 5, 2014
Dumpsters tend to be seen as necessary evils of city life, but John H. Locke and Joaquin Reyes wanted New York City's residents to think about them in a different way. 
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As wood-frame construction is continuously evolving, designers in many parts of the U.S. are optimizing design solutions that require the understanding of force transfer between elements in the lateral load-resisting system. SPONSORED...
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Dec 4, 2014
Recent airport designs are bigger and much more efficient, based on a look at recent projects in Mexico City, London, and China.