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Dec 18, 2014
To chronicle the achievements of high-rise industry professionals, The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has cherrypicked 11 moments from 2014 when people stopped and noticed their skylines. 
Dec 18, 2014
The new collaboration recognizes importance of sustainable parking facility design and management to the built environment.
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 some smaller projects, like the Spordtgebouw sports center in 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.
Photo: Tiia Monto via Wikimedia Commons
Dec 17, 2014
The AIA's Architecture Billings Index for November was 50.9, down from a mark of 53.7 in October. Despite the drop, the ABI continued its seven-month run of positive scores (above 50).
All rendering courtesy Valode & Pistre
Dec 16, 2014
The $1 billion tower will have 114 stories, alluding to the 114 chapters of the Koran.
Renderings: SHoP Architects
Dec 15, 2014
The scheme includes a proposed 500-foot luxury residential tower that would jut out into the harbor, extending the Manhattan grid out into the waterfront.
Photo courtesy Greg O'Beirne/Wikimedia Commons
Dec 15, 2014
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation announced today that it approved a possible path toward independent incorporation of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture by raising $2 million before the end of 2015.
Dec 15, 2014
Chicago-based Studio Gang Architects has been commissioned to design the $325 million Gilder Center for Science, Education and Innovation at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
Dec 15, 2014
ARTIC’s flexible design ensures that it can serve as a southern terminus for California’s future high-speed rail system.
Photo courtesy Anthony92931/Wikimedia Commons
Dec 12, 2014
The company aims to build 100 new DD Green-certified restaurants by the end of 2016.
Dec 12, 2014
Danish firm COBE has been announced the winner in a contest to design a new Adidas flagship building in Herzogenaurach, Germany. It beat out 29 other teams, including REX and Zaha Hadid. 
Photo: Gerry Padden, courtesy SOM
Dec 12, 2014
Gerry Padden's winning photo offers a striking juxtaposition of the Brooklyn Bridge with the sparkling One World Trade Center tower.