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Renderings courtesy of Studio Gang Architects
Jul 11, 2014
Chicago architect Jeanne Gang has designed a 40-story residential building in San Francisco that is inspired by the city's omnipresent bay windows.
Centennial Hall is the first new academic building on the UW-Eau Claire campus i
Jul 11, 2014
Centennial Hall houses the College of Education and Human Sciences and consolidates teacher education. It is the first new academic building on the UW-Eau Claire campus in more than 30 years.
Jul 11, 2014
Kite Bricks proposes a more efficient way of building with its newly developed Smart Bricks system.
Photo: Jesse A. Lora, NAVFAC via Wikimedia Commons
Jul 11, 2014
The latest data on construction site fatalities for 2012 shows a rise in the death rate to 9.9 per 100,000 workers after 2011 had reached a recent low of 9.1 per 100,000, according to an analysis of data by the AFL-CIO.
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Jul 11, 2014
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting public comment on its proposal to eliminate the dual standard for compliance with rules pertaining to testing of land that may have been contaminated by chemical pollution.
Photo: Antandrus via Wikipedia
Jul 11, 2014
A persistent drought in Southern California could lead to a water fee for new construction projects in Ventura.
All photos: © Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH
Jul 10, 2014
BioSkin, a system of water-filled ceramic pipes that cools the exterior surface of buildings and their surrounding micro-climates, has won the 2014 Tall Building Innovation Award from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
Jul 10, 2014
Plans for a new Toronto townhome brings cutting-edge design.
Images courtesy of FLEXLAB
Jul 10, 2014
  DOE’s new FLEXLAB is a first-of-its-kind simulator that lets users test energy-efficient building systems individually or as an integrated system, under real-world conditions.
Jul 10, 2014
Grant and Saheba left their previous architectural firms, AECOM and Handel respectively, because they saw the opportunity to bring their agile, provocative design aesthetic to clients in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Oakland.
Jul 10, 2014
The U.S. Green Building Council announced the launch of an expanded online data visualization resource that will allow any user to access aggregated LEED green building project information in the more than 150 countries with LEED projects.
Jul 9, 2014
California's largest general building contractor just opened up an office in San Jose, and named Nicholas Sandersfeld as the new Director of Business Development.
Jul 9, 2014
Residents are trying to block developers from destroying historic architecture in Tokyo's Yanaka district, where a remarkable number of traditional buildings survived the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 and World War II. 
Jul 9, 2014
Expected to open in 2018, the facility will combine the elements of a large-scale conference center, a performance space, and an intimate community forum. The new building will be designed by Boston-based William Rawn and Associates.
Jul 9, 2014
Though New York and Los Angeles are often seen as the sole hubs for design jobs, other design epicenters are scattered between the coasts.