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Jan 23, 2015
Netherlands-based firm MVDRV designs a 30-story building with a "twisted waistline," 35 meters taller than what the city's building code usually allows for the area.
Jan 23, 2014
The number of firms planning to add employees in 2015, is significantly higher than in 2014, when only 57 percent of firms report they added to their total headcount. However, many firms that plan to hire this year expect to make only...
Jan 23, 2015
The signed agreement between NCARB and the Conselho de Arquitetura e Urbanismo do Brasil ensures the exchange of information on procedures, standards, and best practices concerning architectural regulation. 
Renderings courtesy of The New Atlanta Stadium
Jan 22, 2015
The eight "roof petals” will rotate open in less than eight minutes, with the motion of a camera lens.
Snøhetta's design for Le Monde Paris Headquarters wins
Jan 22, 2015
Publishers of French newspaper giant Le Monde announced that they have chosen Snøhetta's design for their new Paris headquarters.
Photo: Schuyler Shepherd, Wikimedia Commons
Jan 22, 2015
Across the cultural grid, from food to retail to transportation, America's urban areas are already undergoing a major metamorphosis. Here are the six major trends shaping our cities, from Fast Company.
Photo: Terence Wiki via Wikimedia Commons
Jan 22, 2015
Investors bet big time on demand for rental properties over homeownership in 2014, when sales of apartment buildings hit a record $110.1 billion, or nearly 15% higher than the previous year.
Jan 22, 2015
The American Institute of Architects reported the December ABI score was 52.2, up from a mark of 50.9 in November. This score reflects an increase in design activity.
3D Printer, Building, Multifamily, China
Jan 21, 2015
The building components were prefabricated piece by piece using a printer that is 7 meters tall, 10 meters wide, and 40 meters long. 
Jan 21, 2015
Schneider Electric has announced the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding, which states that Schneider Electric and Autodesk plan to collaborate to enhance current practices for building lifecycle management based on BIM.
Rendering courtesy Tesla
Jan 21, 2015
Tesla Motors’ “gigafactory,” a $5 billion project on 980 acres in Sparks, Nev., could annually produce enough power for 500,000 electric cars.
Crystalline Amethyst Hotel Rendering NL Architects
Jan 20, 2015
The Dutch practice NL Architects designed a proposal for a chain of hotels shaped like a rock cut in half to reveal a gemstone inside. 
No. 1 Undershaft, London, Avery Associates, tower
Jan 20, 2015
The 270-meter tower, dubbed the No. 1 Undershaft, will stand next to the city's "Cheesegrater" building.
Jan 20, 2015
A pilot program that rapidly identified and resolved fire and life safety deficiencies during construction and renovation projects at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is detailed in a new whitepaper from EH&E.
Renderings courtesy Holm Architecture Office
Jan 19, 2015
New York-based HAO has released designs for the proposed Bolong 3D Movie Museum & Mediatek in Tianjin.