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Nov 12, 2014
More than a decade after opening its groundbreaking Philip Merrill Environmental Center, the group is back at it with a structure designed to be net-zero water, net-zero energy, and net-zero waste.
Nov 12, 2014
The new additions, from India, Costa Rica, Trinidad and Tobago, Kazakhstan, Hungary and Mexico, bring the total number of Roundtable members up to 37.
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A recent trend in the practice of architecture that I’ve been noticing is the blurring of responsibility between design and construction coordination. I’m not sure why this trend began, but the subject is worth exploring, writes FXFOWLE's...
Nov 12, 2014
David Chipperfield and Valentiny are among the finalists for a new concert hall being built to commemorate Beethoven’s 250th birthday in his hometown of Bonn, Germany.
Nov 12, 2014
A new list of America's 20 biggest boomtowns shows Houston on top, with New York City close behind, followed by Dallas, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles.
Nov 11, 2014
In his latest series, Federico Babina illustrated 17 iconic Hollywood personalities, from Marilyn Monroe to Michael Caine, interacting with famous 20th century homes. 
Renderings courtesy RPBW
Nov 11, 2014
Renzo Piano Building Workshop has been granted planning approval for its residential building at London Bridge Quarter—a 26-story apartment tower dubbed Feilden House.
At Coastline Community College’s Newport Beach (Calif.) Campus, the Building Tea
Nov 10, 2014
Providing more comfortable conditions to building occupants has become a top priority in today’s interior designs. This course is worth 1.0 AIA LU/HSW.
While the exposed ceiling look is popular in today’s commercial office spaces, s
Nov 10, 2014
Although architecturally appealing, exposed ceilings can create unwanted drafts and airflow problems if not engineered correctly. McGuire Engineers' Bill Stangeland offers tips for avoiding airflow issues on these projects.
Nov 10, 2014
The architecture programs at Parsons The New School for Design and Clemson University have been selected as 2014 NCARB Award recipients for developing innovative curricula that merge practice and education. 
Renderings courtesy Herzog & De Meuron
Nov 10, 2014
The library’s new home will be a completely new building in Jerusalem, and will combine the functions of a central research center, a venue for indoor and outdoor cultural and educational activities, and a place for digital experience.
A Marriott hotel in Orlando, Fla. Marriott is leading the U.S. hotel pipeline. P
Nov 10, 2014
The hotel construction pipeline hit a five-year high in the third quarter, clocking in at 3,516 projects and 443,936 rooms, Lodging Econometrics reports. 
The exterior design of the 21-story, LEED Silver MassArt “Tree House” was sugges
Nov 7, 2014
Many states have cut back funding for higher education in recent years, and securing money for new housing has been tougher than ever for many colleges and universities. A recent residence hall project in Boston involving three colleges...
Precast units from Coreslab Structures (left) being put in place at Valparaiso (
Nov 7, 2014
Few colleges or universities have embraced prefabrication more wholeheartedly than Valparaiso (Ind.) University. The Lutheran-based institution completed a $27 million residence hall this past summer in which the structural elements were...