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Susan Cain’s bestselling 2012 book, "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking" has made an impact on how we understand our current workforce, recognizing that at least one-third of the people we work with are...
Houston's Monarch School was named the K-12 school of the year. Photo: courtesy
Dec 17, 2014
Houston's Monarch School was named the K-12 school of the year, and Western Michigan University was honored as the top higher-ed institution, based on environmental programs and education efforts.
Rendering: Panoramic Interests
Dec 18, 2014
New research from the Urban Land Institute suggests that micro units have staying power as a housing type that appeals to urban dwellers in high-cost markets who are willing to trade space for improved affordability and proximity to...
 Shanghai Tower is on track to be completed by the end of 2015. Rendering courte
Dec 17, 2014
In its annual forecast, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat predicts that 2015 will be the "Year of the Woodscraper," and that New York’s troubled B2 modular high-rise project will get back on track.
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Dec 17, 2014
The AIA's Architecture Billings Index for November was 50.9, down from a mark of 53.7 in October. Despite the drop, the ABI continued its seven-month run of positive scores (above 50).
All rendering courtesy Valode & Pistre
Dec 16, 2014
The $1 billion tower will have 114 stories, alluding to the 114 chapters of the Koran.
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Advanced technologies are creating new possibilities with Valspar’s Fluropon Kameleon. A rich look is created with a unique blend of ceramic and inorganic pigments. SPONSORED CONTENT
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Replacing the names on the door can be tricky for AEC firms. SPONSORED CONTENT
Photos courtesy Todd Wynne, Rogers-O’Brien Construction
On a recent trip to see what technology Todd Wynne and the rest of the team at Rogers-O’Brien Construction have been tinkering with, I had a chance to experience firsthand which new hardware innovations will one day be applied in the AEC...
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With 2014 coming to a close, we decided to take a look back at the year in construction. SPONSORED CONTENT
Renderings: SHoP Architects
Dec 15, 2014
The scheme includes a proposed 500-foot luxury residential tower that would jut out into the harbor, extending the Manhattan grid out into the waterfront.
Photo courtesy Greg O'Beirne/Wikimedia Commons
Dec 15, 2014
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation announced today that it approved a possible path toward independent incorporation of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture by raising $2 million before the end of 2015.
Dec 15, 2014
Chicago-based Studio Gang Architects has been commissioned to design the $325 million Gilder Center for Science, Education and Innovation at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
Dec 15, 2014
ARTIC’s flexible design ensures that it can serve as a southern terminus for California’s future high-speed rail system.
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Dec 12, 2014
The company aims to build 100 new DD Green-certified restaurants by the end of 2016.