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Houston's Monarch School was named the K-12 school of the year. Photo: courtesy
on December 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.

By BD+C Staff on December 17,2014

New research from the Urban Land Institute suggests that micro units – typically larger than a one-car garage, smaller than a double – 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 downtown neighborhoods.

Photo: Tiia Monto via Wikimedia Commons
on December 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).

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Photo: WorldViz
on December 08,2014 in Feature

High-speed rendering software, custom APIs, virtual reality tools, and BIM workflow tips were among the hottest BIM/VDC topics in 2014. 

Photo: Pfree2014 via Wikimedia Commons
on November 20,2014 in Feature

Healthcare organizations are under extreme pressure to reduce costs, writes CBRE Healthcare's Lora Schwartz. Tools like Lean Led Design are...

On the Kunming Junfa Dongfeng Square project in Kunming City, China, architects
on November 17,2014 in Feature

By harnessing natural ventilation, Building Teams can achieve a tremendous reduction in energy use and increase in occupant comfort. Engineers...