Perched on the highest peak between Vilnius' historic quarter and downtown, the Vilnius Beacon wi...read more
Converting the Astrodome to an urban farm and public park is one of the proposals on the table in...read more
A white wavy faade would distinguish a renovated Miami Convention Center. The citys commissioners have named Fentress Architec
The city of Miami has awarded an $11 million contract for its on-again, off-again convention cent...read more
Drawing inspiration from traditional temple architecture, a monolithic box will be perched atop blocks of stone, accompanied by
The Museo Maya de América in Guatemala City will be the world’s largest museum of Mayan history a...read more
Renderings courtesy of BIG
Bjarke Ingels’ firm is looking to improve the 1960s-designed Givskund Zoo in Denmark by giving th...read more
In May, Facebook broke ground on an expansion to its data center campus in Lule, Sweden. Using a new prefab construction proces
Less than a year after opening its ultra-green, hydropowered data center facility in Luleå, Swede...read more
Students at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences designed a solar panel that can double a...read more
The concept behind the research is to slice the stalk of bamboo grass into smaller pieces to bond...read more
All renderings courtesy Penda
Beijing-based design cooperative Penda designed a bamboo hotel that can easily expand vertically...read more
Renderings courtesy of Forster + Partners
The London-based firm unveiled plans for the Russian Copper Company's headquarters in Yekaterinbu...read more
Renderings courtesy of Studio Gang Architects
Chicago architect Jeanne Gang has designed a 40-story residential building in San Francisco that...read more
Kite Bricks proposes a more efficient way of building with its newly developed Smart Bricks syste...
A new development in New York's historic Sugar Hill district nears completion, designed to be an...read more
Sydney's new Goods Line will be built in two stages, the first of which is set to be completed in November 2014. All renderings:
The 500-meter-long park will feature bike paths, study pods, and outdoor workspaces.
In an ideal world, every office employee would have a beautiful view from his or her desk. While...read more
Central components to the plan include the addition of meeting, research, and teaching venues, as well as facilities that do not
The $400 million Campus Crossroads Project will add more than 750,000 sf of academic, student lif...read more
Kingdom Tower, set to become the worlds next-tallest building at 1,000 meters, broke ground in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in 2013.
Experts from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat release their 2014 construction fore...read more
At 1,166 feet, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai Tower 2 was the tallest building completed in 2013. Photo: JW Marriott
Last year was the second-busiest ever in terms of 200-meter-plus building completions, with 73 to...read more
Essex Crossing marks the redevelopment of a long-vacant six-acre parcel on New York City's Lower East Side. Images courtesy SHoP.
A six-acre parcel on the Lower East Side of New York City, vacant since tenements were torn down...read more
Sprout Space, a modular template designed by Perkins+Will, is a high-performance, customizable solution, bringing K-12 modular design to the next level and attracting interest from school officials.
With budget, space needs, and speed-to-market pressures bearing down on school districts, modular...read more
The design and construction of the hospitals 42-foot-high, 60,000-sf mechanical floor was coordinated using BIM/VDC. All MEP subcontractors were co-located with the construction management team during the project in a highly collaborative environment. When clashes or other issues arose, the entire team would gather and come up with a workable solution.
The Building Team for the 23-story Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago implements an integrated...read more
Charles David Keeling Apartments, La Jolla, Calif., by KieranTimberlake. Photo: Tim Griffith
The AIA's Committee on the Environment selected its top ten examples of sustainable architecture...read more
Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill's whimsical Dancing Dragons tower in Seoul is among the compelling h...read more
Photo: KSL 5 News, Utah
Construction crews are going to extremes to save the ornate brick façade of the Provo (Utah) Tabe...read more
From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these...read more
Seattle's Beacon Food Forest project is transforming a seven-acre lot in the city’s Beacon Hill n...read more
The bookless Digital Library at UNO Galewood Charter School, one of 13 UNO charters serving Chicagos Hispanic community. Students sit at genius bars and use tablets and mobile devices to do their work. UNO wanted to break the mold of what a library is, says Patricia Saldaa Natke, Principal in Charge at UrbanWorks, Ltd., the schools designer. Christopher Barrett Photography
Charter schools are growing like Topsy. But don’t jump on board unless you know what you’re getti...read more
Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replaces a branch library building formerly located on the site. Its net-zero energy and carbon-neutral design scheme was crucial to getting the $5.5 million, 9,500-sf replacement project approved by the city board.
The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...read more
Single-glazed storefronts in the student center at Californias West Valley College were replaced with aluminum-framed, thermally broken windows from NanaWall in a bronze finish that emulates the look of the original building. Photo: NanaWall Systems Inc.
Single-glazed storefronts in the student center at California’s West Valley College were replaced...read more
Green roofs will be a hallmark of Samsung's Silicon Valley complex.
Samsung Electronics' new 1.1 million sf San Jose campus will support at least 2,500 sales and R...read more