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Renderings: Zaha Hadid Architects
on July 08,2014

After being criticized for the cost and size of her stadium design for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, a Japanese architect points out a major design flaw in the stadium that may endanger the spectators.

Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons
on June 25,2014

The Studio is the first to be launched as part of the AIA Foundation’s National Resilience Program, which plans to open a total of five Regional Resilience Design Studios nationwide in collaboration with Architecture for Humanity, and Public Architecture.

Salt Lake City, Utah-based Leland A. Gray Architects is adapting the concrete th
on May 15,2014

At $94 a square foot and "virtually indestructible," some school districts in Utah are opting to build concrete dome schools in lieu of traditional structures. 

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Steel curtain wall entry with heat-mirror glass. Image: TGP
on September 04,2014 in Feature

In this the new facility, middle school and high school classroom wings flank either side of the auditorium and media center. A sleek, glass-and-...

Narrow fire-rated aluminum framing system
on August 16,2014 in Feature

The precision engineering of TGP’s Fireframes Aluminum Series creates narrow profiles and crisp sightlines at Johnson & Wales University...

SuperSecure II-XLS with Level III Ballistic/Grade 2 Attack in SAFTIfire Ballisti
on August 08,2014 in Feature

When the designers at L. R. Kimball looked for an all-in-one clear, wire-free glazing solution that protects against fire, bullets and forced...