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Oct 23, 2014
A public ‘Ground Blessing’ ceremony for the Saint Nicholas National Shrine was held to initiate the construction of the Greek Orthodox Church destroyed on 9/11 by the collapse of the World Trade Center.
Oct 23, 2014
The Moesgaard Museum is partly underground and its roof slopes more steeply than the surrounding terrain to create an angular section. The museum, located in Aarhus, Denmark, houses a collection dedicated to prehistory and ethnography.
Oct 23, 2014
During a literary symposium in Beijing, Chinese President Xi Jinping addressed artists, architects included, to produce work with "artistic and moral value."
Oct 23, 2014
AIA reported the September ABI score was 55.2, up from a mark of 53.0 in August.  This score reflects an increase in design activity.
Oct 22, 2014
The tilted-cube design was designed to visually disorient the viewer and create visual lightness in the harsh landscape. In a sense, the concept was intended to evoke a boulder resting on the mountainside. 
Oct 21, 2014
The bright-white structures will feature a curvilinear form, mimicking bones and ligament. 
Foster + Partners' proposed design for the Wuhan resort. Renderings: courtesy Ju
Oct 21, 2014
Jumeirah Group, a hotel group forming a part of investment group Dubai Holding, has chosen Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster to design two of three of its proposed resorts in Nanjing, Wuhan, and Haikou.
Photo: Perkins Eastman
Oct 21, 2014
Among the experts interviewed for the white paper, there was a general consensus that the model for continuing-care retirement communities is changing, driven by both the changing consumers and more prevalent global interest on the effects...
Oct 20, 2014
The retractable roof, which measures a whopping 1,017-feet across, is made from translucent ETFE plastic panels supported with metal rigging that arches over the main pitch.
Oct 20, 2014
The five-floor, 148,000-square-foot building will merge more than 400 student residences with a 20,000-square-foot “garage” open for any student to attend events, build prototypes, launch companies and more.
Oct 20, 2014
The new Everyman Theatre in Liverpool by Haworth Tompkins has won the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize 2014 for the best building of the year. Now in its 19th year, the RIBA Stirling Prize is the UK’s most prestigious architecture prize. 
Oct 19, 2014
Designed by SmithGroupJJR and Gallagher & Associates, renovated center shows public its unique role as office, stage, museum, park, and home.
Oct 17, 2014
In the design, the ends of the bridge are pulled upward to form an "X" shape. It allows ample room for add-ons such as a cafe and performance space, in addition to open space for plazas, lawns, and urban agriculture plots. 
Images courtesy Federico Babina
Oct 16, 2014
Graphic designer Federico Babina has made a name for himself when it comes to art inspired by architecture, or more accurately, art inspired by architecture that's inspired by other forms of art. 
Photo: Lance Cpl. Casey Jones, United States Marine Corps via Wikimedia Commons
Oct 17, 2014
Among the challenges the armed forces may face is rising sea levels that could put Navy docks and other installations under water in places like Norfolk, Va., Honolulu, and other coastal locations.