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Nov 21, 2014
The multifamily sector is now outpacing the peak construction rate in the previous housing cycle, in 2006, according to the WSJ. 
Nov 21, 2014
Naihan Li's latest piece in his "I Am a Monument" furniture series recreates the OMA-designed Chinese Central Television Tower. The piece, a 1:100 scale model of the building, functions as a wardrobe and storage cabinet. 
Nov 21, 2014
This represents Nelson’s fifth merger or acquisition in 2014, during which the firm’s net fee revenue has increased by 60% to $65 million. 
Nov 21, 2014
Tekuza spoke about Fuji Kindergarten, which he designed, in his TED Talk, called "Building towards the future." The kindergarten was designed to play into the natural curiosity of the young students, and give them a safe space to...
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Nov 21, 2014
There are a number of reasons for optimism among respondents of FMI's quarterly Nonresidential Construction Index survey, including healthier backlogs and low inflation.
Nov 21, 2014
The architecture profession continues to grow along with a gradually recovering economy, based on the results of the 2014 Survey of Architectural Registration Boards, conducted by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.
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Nov 23, 2014
An independent review panel of military specialists met with healthcare leaders Nov. 12 to consider whether construction standards for medical centers should be strengthened to align with industry best practices.
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Nov 23, 2014
The new standard contract provides a contractual vehicle for owners to save significant money from operation and maintenance costs regarding energy performance.
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Nov 23, 2014
The zoning policy shift could produce the biggest transformation of North New Jersey’s downtowns since the arrival of malls pulled shoppers away from town centers in the 1960s and 1970s.
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Nov 20, 2014
The cost of producing wind and solar power has decreased 58% and 40%, respectively, during the past five years, making renewables more cost-competitive with traditional fuel sources in many markets. 
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Nov 20, 2014
The fluid brickwork of the new Dr. Chau Chak Wing Building at the University of Technology, Sydney, is comprised of 320,000 pieces made by hand.
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Nov 19, 2014
The construction industry, whose workforce was decimated during the last recession, is slowly getting back on its feet. However, in certain markets—especially those where oil drilling and production have been prospering—construction...
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Nov 19, 2014
The surfing pool would offer 98-foot-wide waves that would run the length of the 500-foot-long enclave.
Nov 19, 2014
About 4.2 million households, or 3% of all households, contained both grandchildren under 18 and their grandparents in 2012. More than 60% of these households were maintained by a grandparent.
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Nov 18, 2014
Headed by the continued strength in the multifamily residential market and the emerging growth for institutional projects, demand for design services continues to be healthy, as exhibited in the latest Architecture Billings Index.