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Chart: Morrissey Goodale
Jul 16, 2014
Through the first six months of 2014, Morrissey Goodale tracked 101 sales of U.S.-based architecture and engineering firms, roughly the same amount as during the first six months of 2013.
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The complex is envisioned with public garden space. Renderings courtesy of April
Jul 16, 2014
Aprilli Design Studio has stepped forward with a new idea for a vertical farm, which is intended to resemble a giant tree. It uses lightweight decks as outdoor growing space, adding up to about 25 acres of space.
Special features of the new competition pool at Niles North High School include
Jul 16, 2014
Collaborative spirit abounds in the expansion and renovation of a high school pool facility in suburban Chicago.
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.