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Photo: Tiia Monto via Wikimedia Commons
Jul 23, 2014
AIA reported the June ABI score was 53.5, up from a mark of 52.6 in May.
Jul 22, 2014
U.S. Bank Tower, as part of a series of improvements, will be getting an observation deck and restaurant at its top.  
Renderings courtesy Herzog & de Meuron
Jul 22, 2014
Herzog & de Meuron have released renderings of their new $250 million New York building, a 12-story condominium with 88 luxury apartments. 
Jul 21, 2014
The list includes first-time nominees Mecanoo and Renzo Piano Building Workshop, as well as previous winners Zaha Hadid Architects and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios. 
According to NAIOP, Texas leads the nation in the value of new construction. Sho
Jul 21, 2014
Industrial, warehousing, office, and retail sectors see strong gains; Texas leads the nation in construction-value stats.
Illustration: Gameanna via FreeDigitalPhotos.net
Jul 21, 2014
Data analysis from Mancini•Duffy indicates significant variations among age cohorts in the workplace.
Jul 18, 2014
The Green Building Initiative announced that the University of North Carolina-Charlotte’s Belk Hall, a student housing facility for the college’s upper division students, is the first building certified under the 2013 Green Globes for New...
Jul 22, 2014
Plans to improve Washington D.C.'s Potomac River waterfront by Maine Ave. have been discussed for years. Finally, The Wharf has started its first phase of construction.
Jul 17, 2014
The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor insulation.
The design is of a classic residential high-rise that is encapsulated by a layer
Jul 17, 2014
Danish design firm C.F. Møller has developed a novel way to increase community space without compromising privacy or indoor space.
Ketchikan (Alaska) Federal Building. Photo: GSA
Jul 17, 2014
After operating the first biomass boiler in the Ketchikan, Alaska, Federal Building, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has concluded that biomass boilers are a viable alternative for hot-water-heated buildings where natural...
Jul 17, 2014
A memorandum of understanding creating the Indoor Environment Quality Global Alliance was signed on June 29; the Alliance was formed to explore ways in which industry groups could work together to address all aspects of indoor...
Chart: Morrissey Goodale
Jul 16, 2014
Through the first six months of 2014, Morrissey Goodale tracked 101 sales of U.S.-based architecture and engineering firms, roughly the same amount as during the first six months of 2013.
The complex is envisioned with public garden space. Renderings courtesy of April
Jul 16, 2014
Aprilli Design Studio has stepped forward with a new idea for a vertical farm, which is intended to resemble a giant tree. It uses lightweight decks as outdoor growing space, adding up to about 25 acres of space.
Jul 16, 2014
Construction starts for nonresidential work saw a surge in June, rising more than a third compared with the previous month, according to Reed Construction Data.