Legislation

U.S. General Services Administration Building-E Street facade. Photo: General Se
December 22, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editors

The $1.1 trillion funding bill for fiscal year 2015 approved by Congress makes deep cuts in some...

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October 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Labour announced that they will start using drones to help...

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October 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Under the updated law, the Department of General Services and the Department of Corrections and R...

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September 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The report contains 12 case studies of cities around the world that have applied advanced flood m...

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August 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A bill intended to encourage the federal government to use two-phase design/build project deliver...

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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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Plans call for restaurants, apartments, offices, a hotel, a cinema and a theater
July 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Santa Clara (Calif.) City Council approved the next steps for a massive development project n...

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July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A persistent drought in Southern California could lead to a water fee for new construction projec...

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La Entrada master-planned community in Coachella. Renderings: KTGY
July 01, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Plans for a new section of the proposed $1 billion La Entrada master-planned community in Coachel...

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July 01, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Ohio became the nation’s first state to roll back renewable energy standards after the state Hous...

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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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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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Old Veterans Administration Hospital in New Orleans. Photo: Karen Apricot via Wi
June 19, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The U.S. Senate reached a compromise deal combining elements of two competing Veterans Administra...

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June 16, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A bipartisan proposal from U.S. Reps. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., and Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., would make roo...

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Under the original plan, the complex was scheduled to be finished as early as th
June 05, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A massive new headquarters for the Department of Homeland Security is more than $1.5 billion over...

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The Big U is one of six resiliency proposals moving forward. Renderings courtesy
June 05, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The Obama Administration has pledged $1 billion in federal funding to protect the New York City r...

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The Keystone XL Pipeline is a proposed 1,179 mile (1,897 km), 36-inch-diameter c
May 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The legislation focused on energy efficiency standards such as water heaters with smart meters an...

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May 13, 2014 | AIA

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

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April 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Army would see the sharpest cuts on a percentage basis, with a $578 million, or 52% reduction...

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Ohio state Senate chambers. Photo: Wikipedia
March 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The resolution specifically mentions LEED v4, and calls for the U.S. Green Building Council to co...

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March 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The wood lobby is pushing Canadian provinces to pass “wood first” legislation specifying wood fra...

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March 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

President Barack Obama would spend $1 billion to “better understand the projected impacts of clim...

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March 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Construction contractors and developers in New York state face $3 billion more in costs and 667 m...

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February 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The project is $100 million over budget and has missed its scheduled completion date.

January 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Pennsylvania Department of Education owes about $1 billion to numerous school districts for a...

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January 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Legislation that approved the construction of a new billion dollar stadium for the Minnesota Viki...

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December 26, 2013 | Yudelson Associates

Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green bui...

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December 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New York City may boost maintenance standards for cranes operating in the city, including the add...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In 2009, more legislation authorizing design-build project delivery passed than in any year in De...

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