With the protected intersection, cyclists can make a left turn in two stages without crossing against oncoming car traffic. Rendering courtesy Salt Lake City
The templates are based on those found on Dutch streets.
The design submitted by Miami-based Arquitectonica. Rendering courtesy Arquitectonica
Both designs reference the cantilevers and other elements featured in architect Christian de Port...read more
The underwater arena fits into the natural environment because it resembles a coral reef in Dubai, according to the architect. Renderings courtesy 8+8 Concept Studio
While off duty, the tennis complex could double as exhibition space.
Designers say the tower is inspired by things associated with Miami: fashion, sculpture, and sailboats. Renderings courtesy SHoP Architects
Designing a neighborhood from the ground-up, developers aim to create a dense, walkable district...read more
Common areas encourage interaction between staff and inmates, and act as a venue for educational programming. Photo via YouTube by Vanir Construction Management
Following the approach of detention centers in Austria and Norway, KMD and HMC Architects designe...read more
A bill that would have made it harder for condo owners to sue builders was defeated in the Colorado House of Representatives. Image: Pixabay/Unsplash
The legislation would have made it harder for condo owners to sue builders.
Tenant Star encourages tenants, who, in some buildings, consume more than half of the power used by the building, to take measures to save energy. Image: Pixabay/Unsplash
The voluntary program for commercial and government buildings is modeled after Energy Star.
According to research from George Mason University’s Center for Regional Analysis, apartments contribute more to the New York metropolitan area’s economy—$111.5 billion annually—than in any other market. Screen shot: WeAreApartments.com
The groups claim that there are more than 37 million Americans—12% of the population—living in ju...read more
The redesign is an attempt to entice 21st Century Fox and News Corp. to move their operations into the new building. Photo courtesy Joe Mabel/Wikimedia Commons
Norman Foster’s design for 2 World Trade Center may be ousted, as developers are currently negoti...read more
CoStar finds building in one-third of the nation’s bigger markets exceeded their averages in the first quarter. Image: Pixabay
An estimated 108 million sf of office space were under construction in the U.S. at the end of the...read more
Alongside the new Suntrust Park in Atlanta will be a 16-story hotel built by Omni Hotels & Resorts. Renderings: Atlanta Braves
The Omni Atlanta Northwest Hotel will feature 16 floors with 260 guest rooms and suites, rooftop...read more
Once completed, and if approved, the structure will add three stacked cubes to the Amsterdam skyline. Renderings courtesy OMA
Once completed, and if approved, the structure will add three stacked cubes to the Amsterdam skyl...read more
Maori cultural symbols are referenced throughout the library’s design. Renderings courtesy Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects
The Danish firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects won the competition to design the New Central Li...read more
The residential development will have 500 units of one- and two-bedroom apartments. All material construction will be verified sustainable materials. Rendering courtesy Masdar Corporation
The planned city’s new residences will help support Abu Dhabi’s rapid population growth.
View from the Atlas on City Road, an area with the recently earned nickname "Silicon Roundabout district." Renderings courtesy Rocket Investments
The tower is one of six residential high-rises planned near London’s City Road, which is undergoi...read more
The façade features abstract patterns that echo decorative motifs in Islamic architecture. Renderings courtesy Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy
After the World Cup, part of the stadium’s seating will be donated to other countries.
The team behind this design, which is still hidden from the public, says, "The museum skyline is composed by independent volumes, highlighted by a landmark tower. These fragmented art exhibition spaces allow strong integration with outdoor display and events, while the lighthouse offers a new perspective over the city." Renderings courtesy Guggeinheim Helsinki
A custom-developed App engages an international public in the selection process.
Filmmaker George Lucas plans to build an affordable housing community on his Grady Ranch property, and will finance it himself. Image: Wikimedia Commons
The latest plans are seen by some as payback for community opposition to his past real estate ven...read more
The Waterfront, a 128-unit wood-based residential development in Stavanger, Norway, designed by AART architects and Kraftvaerk for client Kruse-Smith. This first phase was completed last July; a second phase is under construction. More than 80 firms competed for the project. Photo courtesy AART Architects
The recent push for larger and taller wood structures may seem like an architectural fad. But Bui...read more
A view of the stadium's south entrance. Renderings courtesy HOK
Retractable seating in the corners will allow the stadium to be used for FIFA or Major League Soc...read more
The pentagonal concrete-and-glass structure wil be 128 feet high. Renderings courtesy Safdie Architects
The new museum near Charleston, S.C., w...read more
A Boston developer is proposing to build an eight-story residential building along the existing wall of a former 19th-Century church, which has been vacant for five years. Rendering courtesy Finegold Alexander Architects
Former churches, many of which are sitting on prime urban real estate, are being converted into l...read more
The building's shell shaped has earned it the nickname "Green Spiral" by the Chinese. All photos ©Steinkamp Photography, courtesy Perkins+Will
The newly opened Shanghai Natural History Museum, designed by Perkins+Will’s Global Design Direct...read more
University Center, The New School, New York City. Image: James Ewing
Seattle's Bullitt Center and the University Center at The New School are among AIA's ...read more
Following a one-year measurement and verification period, it was established that the building’s energy performance is meeting the goal of more than 30% better than ASHRAE 90.1. All photos: Benjamin Benschneider / courtesy AIA
The annual award recognizes green building projects that have quantifiable metrics demonstrating...read more
Nouvel accused project managers of cutting corners to save money during the hall’s completion. Photo: Copyleft via Wikimedia Commons
Nouvel boycotted the January opening of the facility and asked for his name to be removed from al...read more
Restrictions on park land mean the building's enclosed space cannot be larger than 2,500 sf. Rendering courtesy Kubala Washatko Architects
The plans also include a built-in wastewater treatment system and rainwater collection.
In Snøhetta's design, a sloping roof doubles as a grand terrace, which Dezeen likens to the firm's Oslo Opera House design. Renderings courtesy Snøhetta and SANAA
The two firms submitted designs for the New National Gallery and Ludwig Museum, one of five plann...read more
The three winners in the Multifamily Housing category in AIA's Housing Awards are affordable living developments. Pictured: The North Parker in San Diego, designed by Jonathan Segal, FAIA. Image: Matthew Segal
San Francisco's Bayview Hill Gardens and the Broadway Affordable Housing complex in Santa Monica,...read more
Before the rule, micro-apartments were gaining popularity especially among young renters. Image: Museum of the City of New York
Seattle’s city planner recently said that the council’s new rules have made small apartments more...read more