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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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Channel glass exterior façade. Photo: Technical Glass Products/NBBJ
on July 07,2014 in Feature

The University of San Francisco’s new John Lo Schiavo Center for Science and Innovation brings science to the forefront of academic life. Its...

For the Doolittle Maintenance Facility, SAFTI FIRST provided 60 minute, fire res
on June 27,2014 in Feature

For the Doolittle Maintenance Facility, SAFTI FIRST provided 60 minute, fire resistive wall openings in the exterior using SuperLite II-...

Fire-rated glass floor system study area. Photo: courtesy TGP
on May 03,2014 in Feature

In implementing Northwestern University’s Engineering Life Sciences infill design, Flad Architects faced the challenge of ensuring adequate,...