Regulations

Illustration: www.nctcog.org
August 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Driven by New Urbanism, more than two dozen communities in the U.S. have loosened zoning restrict...

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Rendering: Epstein
August 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Illinois Medical District Commission approved a 1.16 million-sf, $300 million mixed-use proje...

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The issue came to the fore during a discussion of preliminary plans for the plan
August 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Loudoun County, Va., supervisors may do away with a county policy that requires LEED Silver certi...

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Map: USGS
August 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

California reinstituted an ambitious plan to study dangerous earthquake faults and create zoning...

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In May, Facebook broke ground on an expansion to its data center campus in Lule
August 04, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Less than a year after opening its ultra-green, hydropowered data center facility in Luleå, Swede...

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Rendering: courtesy www.miamiworldcenter.com
August 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A long-delayed $1.5 billion mixed-use development in Miami moved ahead after city planners approv...

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Photo: Shinkuken via Wikimedia Commons
August 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The City Council of Cambridge, Mass., approved the Building Energy Usage and Disclosure Ordinance...

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Photo: Greenmars via Wikimedia Commons
July 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

An agreement for a land transfer from the City of Detroit to Ilitch Holdings Inc., that enabled c...

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July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The decision held that even though, on most projects, the developer has the final say on design c...

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July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting public comment on its proposal to eliminat...

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Photo: Jesse A. Lora, NAVFAC via Wikimedia Commons
July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The latest data on construction site fatalities for 2012 shows a rise in the death rate to 9.9 pe...

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July 01, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Scott City School District in Missouri recently broke ground on an 8,990-sf performing arts theat...

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Photo: Dept. of Labor
July 01, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The U.S. Department of Labor and MDG Design & Construction LLC have reached a settlement over...

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Photo: Momos via Wikimedia Commons
July 01, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New research from a George Washington University research group and LOCUS, a coalition of real es...

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Photo credit: Rob Young, Wikimedia Commons
June 30, 2014 | Design-Build Institute of America

New research findings indicate that for the first time more than half of projects above $10 milli...

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Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons
June 26, 2014 | AIA

The Studio is the first to be launched as part of the AIA Foundation’s National Resilience Progra...

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Chatham Park plan, courtesy Pittsboro.gov
June 19, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The Pittsboro, N.C., Board of Commissioners approved the master plan for Chatham Park, a massive...

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Photo: U.S. Department of Agriculture via Wikimedia Commons
June 19, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The U.S. Department of Commerce tentatively agreed to assess tariffs of up to 35% on solar equipm...

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View of Berkeley and Bay from Claremont Canyon. Photo: Urban via Wikimedia Commo
June 05, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Volunteers in Berkeley, Calif., are collecting signatures for the “Green Downtown & Public Co...

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May 23, 2014 | BD+C Editors

The Niobrara Data Center Energy Park project in Colorado will be the first data center to be full...

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Getting to net zero: How do we power an existing building with all renewable ene
May 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 73-page report breaks down the incremental cost premiums for transforming three LEED Platinum...

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Photo: Christopher Mardorf / FEMA
May 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Federal disaster policy should shift its focus toward mitigation in order to reduce future disast...

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Photo: Ben Aveling via Wikimedia Commons
May 19, 2014 | BD+C staff

The improved economy has boosted construction starts, but a shortage of experienced trade workers...

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Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons
May 13, 2014 | AIA

The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, h...

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May 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Introduced in August 2013, the proposal would lower allowable levels of crystalline silica in all...

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Vegetables, hops and herbs will be grown on the outside of the building, then ha
May 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

France has presented its design for Expo Milano 2015 in Milan—its representative building will be...

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May 02, 2014 | USGBC

The list of the top 10 countries for LEED reflects the global adaptability of the world’s most wi...

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The GSA Regional Office and Cotton Annex in Southwest Washington, D.C., is being
April 30, 2014 | GSA

The GSA has issued an RFQ seeking developers who can provide construction and development service...

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Illustration: Arup
April 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

From vertical farming to glowing trees (yes, glowing trees), Arup engineers imagine the future of...

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Photo: Chmee2 via Wikimedia Commons
April 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Olivet Management LLC, a real estate development and management company, faces $2.3 million in pr...

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