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Jul 25, 2014
The 509-apartment tower currently under construction is the West Tower. When South Tower is built, it will be 950 feet tall, making it the eighth-tallest building in Chicago. East Tower will be a mixed-use building. 
Jul 25, 2014
Vandals set fire to a stolen van in the park, which in turn caught the tarp covering the 50-year old Terrazzo Map on fire.
Whole Foods is among the grocery companies recently using Green Globes certifica
Jul 25, 2014
The Green Building Initiative (GBI) has announced a wave of Green Globes certifications for new grocery stores, including New Seasons Markets, Whole Foods, Price Chopper, Aldi’s, Harris Teeter, Wegmans, ...
Jul 24, 2014
The merger will create a full-service practice with offices in Baltimore, MD, Denver, CO and Alexandria, VA that offers integrated architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, planning and historic preservation services.
Jul 24, 2014
Durable, flexible, abundant and sturdy - these are everything that fast-growing bamboo is. Now MIT researchers are studying how individual stalks can be turned into blocks like wood composites.
Jul 24, 2014
Authorities have decided to move 4,400 squatters out of Venezuela's third-tallest skyscraper, allegedly to investigate the structural soundness of the tower. 
Jul 23, 2014
New plans have been introduced to turn London's Heathrow Airport into a city. If those plans ever come to fruition, "Heathrow City" could support 90,000 jobs and 190,000 people. It could also add almost $13 billion to the UK economy.
Jul 23, 2014
A new aquarium on Brazil's northeastern coast is designed, engineered, constructed and financed by U.S. firms and institutions.
Inside the 68-story building are apartments, offices and a hotel. Photo credit:
Jul 23, 2014
The Northeast Asia Trade Tower stands at 308 meters and is the focal point of the Songdo International Business District, a new 310-hectare city built on reclaimed land. 
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.