Most Recent Features

Photo: Samuel Boisvert via Wikimedia Commons
Sep 24, 2014
On the heels of recording its strongest pace of growth since 2007, there continues to be an increasing level of demand for design services signaled in the latest Architecture Billings Index.
Images courtesy Biomuseo. Photo: ©Fernando Alda
Sep 24, 2014
Gehry's design for the Biomuseo, or Museum of Biodiversity, draws inspiration from the site's natural and cultural surroundings, including local Panamaian tin roofs.
Sep 24, 2014
The guidelines will cover the pros and cons of different intersection designs and types of protection.
The breakthrough simulation center features moveable walls and a modular ceiling
The breakthrough simulation center features moveable walls and a modular ceiling grid that allow doctors and military personnel to easily reconfigure the shape and size of the space.
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Sep 23, 2014
The $35 million Phase 3, known as High Line at the Rail Yards, broke ground September 20, 2012, and officially opened to the public on September 21.
Sep 23, 2014
Forget the cubist, clinical, glass and concrete jungle of today's financial districts. Shenzhen's new plan features a complex of cloud-shaped skyscrapers connected to one another with sloping bridges.
Sep 23, 2014
The report contains 12 case studies of cities around the world that have applied advanced flood management techniques. 
Illustration: courtesy P+W
Perkins+Will's Janice Barnes covers the four steps that designers should take to create POEs that provide design direction and measure design effectiveness.
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Sep 22, 2014
The newly adopted changes will be implemented in two phases. The first will streamline the program by focusing on the IDP’s core requirements and removing its elective requirements. The second phase will condense the 17 current experience...
Photos and renderings courtesy H3/Maritime Museum
Sep 22, 2014
Nine years after the Museum of Maritime and Seafood Industry in Biloxi, Miss., was damaged by Hurricane Katrina’s 30-foot tidal surge, the museum reopened its doors in a brand new, H3-designed building. 
Sep 22, 2014
The 72-story tower—the first mixed-use, steel tower in Russia—is located within the new, 30 million-sf, 148-acre Moscow International Business Center.
Sep 22, 2014
While suspended, lay-in ceilings have long been the norm in commercial design, the open-plenum ceiling has become trendy and economical, particularly in office and retail environments. However, calculating the tradeoffs between cost and...
Sep 22, 2014
The Best of Building Awards celebrate the year’s best products, projects, organizations and individuals making an impact in green building.
AIA CES class: New trends in ceiling designs and materials
Sep 22, 2014
A broad array of new and improved ceiling products offers designers everything from superior acoustics and closed-loop, recycled content to eased integration with lighting systems, HVAC diffusers, fire sprinkler heads, and other overhead...
Sep 22, 2014
From metal mesh panels to concealed-suspension ceilings, here's our roundup of the latest acoustical ceiling and wall products.