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Renderings of how shipping containers will form a 12,000-sf retail district call
Dec 2, 2014
OneC1TY, a healthcare- and technology-focused community under construction on 18.7 acres near Nashville, Tenn., will include a mini retail district made from 21 shipping containers, the first time in this market containers have been...
Dec 2, 2014
The list includes both additions to existing structures and entirely new buildings, from Frank Gehry's Foundation Louis Vuitton in Paris to Shigeru Ban's Aspen (Colo.) Art Museum.  
U.S. Census Bureau
Dec 2, 2014
This month's increase in nonresidential construction spending is far more consistent with the anecdotal information floating around the industry, says ABC's Chief Economist Anirban Basu.
Dec 2, 2014
The proposal blends affordable retirement housing with urban farming by integrating vertical aquaponic farming and rooftop soil planting into multi-unit housing for seniors.
Dec 2, 2014
A Malaysian development consortium is guiding the project, which is meant to mimic the caves of Gunung Mulu National Park in Sarawak, East Malaysia. 
Sydney Opera House Photo: Pavel via Wikimedia Commons
Dec 1, 2014
Inexplicable designs. Questionable functionality. Absurd budgeting. Just plain inappropriate. These are some of the characteristics that distinguish projects that ArchDaily has identified as most controversial in the annals of architecture...
Dec 1, 2014
Skanska will participate in an 18-month program with a consortium of partners to develop a robot capable of printing complex structural components with concrete. 
Phase one of UC Merced’s construction comprises 700,000 sf of new buildings on 1
Minimizing lifecycle costs and transferring risk to the private sector are among the benefits to applying the P3 project delivery model on public building projects, according to experts from Skanska USA. 
ThyssenKrupp's latest offering, named MULTI, will allow several cabins in the same shaft to move vertically and horizontally.
These days, BIM is par for the course across most facets of design. But a lot of the conversation surrounding BIM still lacks clarity due to ambiguous terminology, a lack of clear-cut guiding illustrations, and widely varying...
Construction work started on the Santiago Calatrava-designed Chicago Spire in 20
Nov 29, 2014
Remember the Chicago Spire? What about Russia Tower? These are two of the tallest building projects that were started, but never completed, according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. The CTBUH Research team offers a...
Nov 26, 2014
The Bahrain National Theatre will be recognized with an Honor Award by the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) in 2015. 
Illustration: Douglas Wittnebel
Most people affiliate the maker culture with metal working, welding, ceramics, glass blowing, painting, and soldering. But it also includes coding and online content creation, writes Gensler’s Douglas Wittnebel.
Renderings: U.S. Steel Corp
Nov 26, 2014
The giant steelmaker has agreed to move into a new headquarters that is slated to be part of a major redevelopment.
Nov 26, 2014
The CoffeeBoxx single-serve brewer is billed as the world’s first ruggedized coffeemaker.