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China, Development, Master Plan, Urban Planning

Thames Town in Songjiang imitates a typical English town. Wikipedia lists it is as one of China's many ghost towns. Photo: Huai Chun Hsu/Wikimedia Commons

July 22, 2015 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Digital Editor

Cities continue to spring up in the heart of China. Designed to accommodate millions, many are st...

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Designers turn a struggling mall into a hub of learning and recreation that work together and separately

The 32,000 square feet of panels were installed in a six-week period.

March 24, 2015 | Nichiha

Architects help Nashville government transform a struggling mall into a new community space.

A giant, silver loop in Dubai will house the Museum of the Future

The museum's exterior will be decorated with verses of the Sheikh's poetry, according to the Wall Street Journal. 

March 05, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The Sheikh of Dubai hopes the $136 million museum will serve as an incubator for ideas and real d...

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Bjarke Ingels designs geodesic dome for energy production, community use

The geodesic facade will contain PV panels to generate electricity for off-season use. Renderings courtesy BIG

February 25, 2015 | BD+C Staff

A new building in Uppsala, Sweden, will serve as a power plant during the winter and a venue for ...

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Edmonton considering 'freezeway' to embrace winter

Design plans for the Freezeway include setting up skate rentals in nearby metro stops and using buildings as windbreaks. Renderings courtesy Matthew Gibbs

February 25, 2015 | BD+C Staff

If the new Edmonton Freezeway is constructed, residents will have an 11-km course that winds thro...

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Somerset Development plans to turn Bell Labs headquarters into a New Urbanist town center

Aerial view of Bell Labs Holmdel Complex. The Bell Labs building in Holmdel is an architectural heirloom, designed by renowned architect Eero Saarinen. Photo courtesy of Lee Beaumont/Wikimedia Commons.

February 11, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Designed by Eero Saarinen in the late 1950s, the two-million-sf, steel-and-glass building was one...

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Vilnius Beacon, Daniel Libeskind
January 15, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Perched on the highest peak between Vilnius' historic quarter and downtown, the Vilnius Beacon wi...

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January 07, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Converting the Astrodome to an urban farm and public park is one of the proposals on the table in...

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A white wavy faade would distinguish a renovated Miami Convention Center. The c
October 28, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The city of Miami has awarded an $11 million contract for its on-again, off-again convention cent...

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Drawing inspiration from traditional temple architecture, a monolithic box will
August 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Museo Maya de América in Guatemala City will be the world’s largest museum of Mayan history a...

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Renderings courtesy of BIG
August 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Bjarke Ingels’ firm is looking to improve the 1960s-designed Givskund Zoo in Denmark by giving th...

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In May, Facebook broke ground on an expansion to its data center campus in Lule
August 04, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Less than a year after opening its ultra-green, hydropowered data center facility in Luleå, Swede...

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July 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Students at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences designed a solar panel that can double a...

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July 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The concept behind the research is to slice the stalk of bamboo grass into smaller pieces to bond...

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All renderings courtesy Penda
July 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Beijing-based design cooperative Penda designed a bamboo hotel that can easily expand vertically...

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Renderings courtesy of Forster + Partners
July 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The London-based firm unveiled plans for the Russian Copper Company's headquarters in Yekaterinbu...

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Renderings courtesy of Studio Gang Architects
July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Chicago architect Jeanne Gang has designed a 40-story residential building in San Francisco that...

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July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Kite Bricks proposes a more efficient way of building with its newly developed Smart Bricks syste...

June 11, 2014

A new development in New York's historic Sugar Hill district nears completion, designed to be an...

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Sydney's new Goods Line will be built in two stages, the first of which is set t
March 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 500-meter-long park will feature bike paths, study pods, and outdoor workspaces.

nbbj, computational design
January 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff 

In an ideal world, every office employee would have a beautiful view from his or her desk. While...

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Central components to the plan include the addition of meeting, research, and te
January 29, 2014 | University of Notre Dame

The $400 million Campus Crossroads Project will add more than 750,000 sf of academic, student lif...

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Kingdom Tower, set to become the worlds next-tallest building at 1,000 meters,
January 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff and CTBUH

Experts from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat release their 2014 construction fore...

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At 1,166 feet, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai Tower 2 was the tallest build
January 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Last year was the second-busiest ever in terms of 200-meter-plus building completions, with 73 to...

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Essex Crossing marks the redevelopment of a long-vacant six-acre parcel on New Y
September 23, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A six-acre parcel on the Lower East Side of New York City, vacant since tenements were torn down...

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Sprout Space, a modular template designed by Perkins+Will, is a high-performance
August 30, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

With budget, space needs, and speed-to-market pressures bearing down on school districts, modular...

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The design and construction of the hospitals 42-foot-high, 60,000-sf mechanical
May 01, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for the 23-story Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago implements an integrated...

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Charles David Keeling Apartments, La Jolla, Calif., by KieranTimberlake. Photo:
April 23, 2013 | AIA

The AIA's Committee on the Environment selected its top ten examples of sustainable architecture...

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April 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill's whimsical Dancing Dragons tower in Seoul is among the compelling h...

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April 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction crews are going to extremes to save the ornate brick façade of the Provo (Utah) Tabe...

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