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Jan 23, 2015
The twist maximizes floor space and decreases the amount of shadows the building will cast on the surrounding area.
Jan 23, 2014
The number of firms planning to add employees in 2015 is significantly higher than last year, when only 57% added to their headcount, according to a new report from the Associated General Contractors of America. 
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. 
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Jan 25, 2015
The law allowing design-build to be used on New York State construction projects expired when the legislature did not renew it 2014.
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Jan 25, 2015
These requirements include measures to protect water quality, biodiversity, wildlife habitat, species at risk, and forests with exceptional conservation value.
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Jan 25, 2015
Mayor Eric Garcetti plans gives owners a 30-year deadline to retrofit old concrete buildings.
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Jan 25, 2015
The documents are designed to complement previously developed standards specifying 3D BIM level of development.
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
The new building will span across the site like a bridge, representing the bridge between Le Monde and its readers. 
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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.
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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.