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Sarika Bajoria, Founding Principal, Architect, Per-forma Studio, NYC
Dec 23, 2014
The editors of BD+C select honorees based on their career achievement, service to their professions and communities, and active participation in charitable work.
Designed by Grimshaw Architects, the 250,000-sf museum will serve as an economic engine and cultural anchor for Miami’s fast-growing urban core. 
Renderings courtesy Studio Gang Architects
Dec 22, 2014
The first U.S. real-estate investment by The Wanda Group, owned by China’s richest man, will be an 88-story, 1,148-ft-tall mixed-use tower designed by Jeanne Gang.
Renderings courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects
Dec 19, 2014
Zaha Hadid Architects released designs for the new headquarters of Emirati environmental management company Bee’ah, revealing a structure that references the shape and motion of a sand dune.
Dec 19, 2014
The first Chicago Architecture Biennial will take place from October 2015-January 2016, with a theme of "The State of the Art of Architecture."
Photo: Greg O'Beirne via Wikimedia Commons
Dec 8, 2014
Containing more than 180,000 LEGO bricks in 11 colors and 120 different shapes, the model measures eight by four feet and is made entirely of standard LEGO parts. 
Dec 18, 2014
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat cherrypicked the top moments from 2014, including a record concrete pour, a cautionary note about high-rise development, and two men's daring feat.
Dec 18, 2014
The new collaboration recognizes importance of sustainable parking facility design and management to the built environment.
Photo: Cheers via Wikimedia Commons
Dec 22, 2014
Federal contractors may be subject to several new rules in 2015 that impact how they are selected for contracts and how they do business with the federal government.
The app called Permit Finder could free city employees from having to respond to
Dec 22, 2014
The app called Permit Finder could free city employees from having to respond to the 30 to 40 permit status-related calls they receive each week. 
U.S. General Services Administration Building-E Street facade. Photo: General Se
Dec 22, 2014
The $1.1 trillion funding bill for fiscal year 2015 approved by Congress makes deep cuts in some construction programs, but the General Services Administration suffered just a short haircut by comparison.
The Floating Surf Park proposed for Melbourne’s Victoria Harbour. Rendering cour
Dec 18, 2014
The list includes some of the year's epic stadiums, such as World Cup Stadium Arena de Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil, and smaller projects, like the Spordtgebouw Sports Centerin the Netherlands. 
Houston's Monarch School was named the K-12 school of the year. Photo: courtesy
Dec 17, 2014
Houston's Monarch School was named the K-12 school of the year, and Western Michigan University was honored as the top higher-ed institution, based on environmental programs and education efforts.
Rendering: Panoramic Interests
Dec 18, 2014
New research from the Urban Land Institute suggests that micro units have staying power as a housing type that appeals to urban dwellers in high-cost markets who are willing to trade space for improved affordability and proximity to...
 Shanghai Tower is on track to be completed by the end of 2015. Rendering courte
Dec 17, 2014
In its annual forecast, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat predicts that 2015 will be the "Year of the Woodscraper," and that New York’s troubled B2 modular high-rise project will get back on track.