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A report from Smart Growth America on pedestrian fatalities shows that cities in Florida and other parts of the Sunbelt are more deadly than others.
In its latest blog post, Skanska shares tips and takeaways from the firm's second true integrated project delivery project.
Photo: courtesy Leidos
Aug 26, 2014
Stantec, Jacobs, and Turner top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest industrial sector design and construction firms, as reported in the 2014 Giants 300 Report.
Local architects design a “Sky Street” for Shenzhen Bay City competition
Aug 26, 2014
The design for a new complex in Shenzhen’s bay area consists of highly reflective glass towers, expansive garden space, and a horizontal glass structure that connects the buildings.
Photos: James Steinkamp, Steinkamp Photography
Aug 26, 2014
With its sloping grass-covered green roof, the two-story building is at the intersection of the two historic original Western Reserve University and Case Institute of Technology campuses, and includes a walkway that connects the campuses.
Atascadero City Hall was severely damaged by the San Simeon earthquake in 2003.
Aug 25, 2014
The landmark city hall was severely damaged by the San Simeon earthquake in 2003. Reconstruction renewed the building’s stability, restored its exterior, and improved the functionality of the interior. 
Cincinnati Art Museum - Longworth Wing Renovation. Building Team: emersion DESIG
Aug 25, 2014
Arup, Gensler, and Turner head BD+C's rankings of design and construction firms with the most revenue from cultural facility projects, as reported in the 2014 Giants 300 Report.
The Earth Sciences Building at the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver ca
Timber has been largely abandoned as a structural solution in taller buildings during the last century, in favor of concrete and steel. Perkins+Will's Rebecca Holt writes about the firm's work in surveying the burgeoning tall wood...
Kingdom Tower. Image courtesy of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill.
Aug 25, 2014
Large portions of some skyscrapers are useless space used to artificially enhance their height, according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
Aug 25, 2014
Choosing from 30,000 photos he took from the day construction began in 2006 to the day when construction was finished in 2012, Brooklyn-based photographer Benjamin Rosamund compressed 1,100 photos to create the two-minute video.
SuperLite II-XL 60 with Decorative Art Glass in Stainless Steel GPX Framing work
Within the architectural community, a movement called "active design" seeks to convert barren and unappealing stairwells originally conceived as emergency contingencies into well-designed architectural focal points. SPONSORED CONTENT
Image: Star Building Systems
About one out of every three construction projects is behind schedule or over budget, according to the Construction Industry Institute's Assessment of Owner Project Management Practices and Performance survey. SPONSORED CONTENT
Community Hospice of Northeast Florida took an outdated 10-bed inpatient hospice unit and created a space that would meet the needs of patients receiving end of life care by creating a place that felt like home.
Photo: Zaha Hadid Architects
Aug 22, 2014
Hadid claims the reviewer falsely implied her indifference toward the plight of migrant workers in the Middle East, including those working on her World Cup stadium project in Qatar.
Aug 22, 2014
Mark Domino, the son-in-law of developer Douglas Durst, has developed an app, called Spireworks, that allows anyone with a smartphone to change the color of a building's lights.