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Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington, D.C., designed by EYP. Phot
Oct 1, 2014
The merger unites 530 professionals to better address some of the most critical issues facing our nation, namely education, healthcare, and energy.  
Oct 1, 2014
Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House and Jørn Utzon’s Sydney Opera House are among the buildings to receive grants.
Sep 30, 2014
Scientists at MIT have found a way to decrease the carbon emissions that result from concrete production: reducing the ratio of calcium to the silicate-rich clay. 
Sep 30, 2014
In August, Simon Fraser University's community think tank, SFU Public Square, launched the RISE competition to find creative solutions to a difficult challenge facing the city: rising sea levels. 
Century Villages at Cabrillo in Long Beach, Calif., is one of 11 projects select
Sep 30, 2014
Eleven projects have been selected for the 2014 Affordable Green Neighborhoods grant program. Each will receive $31,000 and an educational package to support their pursuit of LEED for Neighborhood Development certification.
Renderings courtesy Snøhetta
Sep 29, 2014
The competition-winning New Central Library is now in the final design stages, after two years of community engagement on the part of design firms Snøhetta and DIALOG. 
Rendering of Hy-Fi, winner of the Bronze Award. Image courtesy Holcim Foundation
Sep 29, 2014
The 13 Holcim Award winners for North America illustrate how sustainable construction continues to evolve.
Sep 29, 2014
A new report from the World Green Building Council finds “overwhelming evidence” to support office design as a significant influencer of the health, wellbeing and productivity of staff.
One Sansome Street, San Francisco. Photo: Minesweeper via Wikimedia Commons
Sep 29, 2014
One Sansome Street, San Francisco is the first building in the U.S. to achieve LEED Platinum v4 certification. The building is also only the second property worldwide to be awarded with v4 certification.
Photo: Riisipuuro via Wikimedia Commons
Sep 29, 2014
New York enacted a new law that could make firefighting a bit safer by mandating property owners inform government and first-responders when they build or rehabilitate a building using "truss-type" pre-engineered wood or timber.
The agency intends to use BIM as a life cycle tool where the models are maintain
Sep 29, 2014
The U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command will begin its Building Information Management and Modeling (BIM) Phased Implementation Plan in October.
Renderings courtesy Atelier Jean Nouvel
Sep 25, 2014
Of the design, Nouvel describes it as inspired by the simplicity of “a single brush stroke.” 
Sep 25, 2014
The system uses the bio-chemical process of photosynthesis to absorb CO2 emissions, while cultivating microalgae to generate biomass and heat as renewable energy resources.
Sep 25, 2014
Aarhus Island will be a waterside development in Denmark's second-largest city. The mixed-use development will implement Ingels' signature angled look in its residential towers.
Sep 24, 2014
Plans for a new hotel in the Persian Gulf are taking Dubai’s Palm Islands concept to a whole new level—underwater, that is.