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All renderings courtesy SuperSkyScrapers
on March 21,2014

The Singapore Bamboo Skyscraper competition invited design teams to explore the possibilities of using bamboo as the dominant material in a high-rise project for the Singapore skyline. 

Designed by Centerbrook Architects and Planners, the Hotchkiss School's new Biom
on March 20,2014

From bold structural glulam designs to striking textured wall and ceiling schemes, these award-winning building projects showcase the design possibilities using wood. 

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a partnership to train architects, e
on March 19,2014

USDA's support for wood projects includes training for AEC professionals and a wood high-rise design competition, to launch later this year.

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Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Syst
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The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C
on April 02,2014 in Feature

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28 lbs. per sf SLENDERWALL panels
on March 25,2014 in Feature

After decades of wear, the hand-laid brick envelope of the Johns Hopkins nine-story Nelson/Harvey inpatient facility began failing. SLENDERWALL...