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Nov 25, 2014
Behnisch Architekten has unveiled the first image of the EpiCenter Expansion, a new multi-use building for Artists For Humanity that is slated to be the largest Energy Positive commercial building in New England.
Open plan office space, Steelcase, Gensler, Deezen
Nov 25, 2014
Workers say that open office floor plans cause multiple distractions, which leads to many being unproductive during the day. 
Photo: Joost J. Bakker via Wikimedia Commons
Nov 24, 2014
Uncertainty about government spending clouds an otherwise positive economic outlook among 59 middle market construction firms polled recently by GE Capital.
All renderings courtesy Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Nov 24, 2014
Fitted with an LED façade, the 468-meter Greenland Tower Chengdu will act as a light sculpture for the city of Chengdu.
All renderings courtesy Shimizu Corp.
Nov 24, 2014
The design centers around a floating, 500-meter-wide sphere linked to a resource center on the ocean floor via a 15-kilometer, helix-shaped path. 
Renderings courtesy OMA
Nov 24, 2014
Initially, the design included six slim towers to be set on the Miami shoreline, but the cylinders have been nudged into pairs to form three larger towers. 
Photo: Joe Ravi, CC-BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
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
For her latest addition to the I Am a Monument furniture series, designer and architect Naihan Li recreated, in meticulous detail, the OMA-designed Chinese Central Television Tower Headquarters located in Beijing. 
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
In his 10-minute TED Talk, Japanese architect Takaharu Tekuza discusses his oval-shaped Fuji Kindergarten project.
Photo: Tangopaso via Wikimedia Commons
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.
Photo: U.S. Army
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.