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High-rise Construction | January 23, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

This marks the third consecutive record-breaking year for building completions over 200 meters.

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Retail Centers | January 24, 2017 | CallisonRTKL blog | Bret Wiggins

CallisonRTKL's Bret Wiggins discusses how to design the retail environment in a way that taps into the shopper psyche...

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Architects | January 24, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The renderings are meant to show the potential of the site located in the heart of the Chicago Loop.

Rendering courtesy of Vincent Callebaut Architectures

Sustainability | January 24, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

At the heart of Vincent Callebaut Architectures’ eco-neighborhood will be three 100-meter-tall Vertical Forests.

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Codes and Standards | January 23, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The new law would require those who work on 10-story-plus buildings to go through an apprenticeship program.

Designer: Leslie Lamarre, CKD, CID, TRG Architecture + Interior Design. Photo: Bernard Andre

Designers | January 23, 2017 |

Among the NKBA’s top 2017 bathroom trends are ceramic tile flooring, an increase in white fixtures, and more water-sa...

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Codes and Standards | January 23, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The company has worked on some major projects, including Hartsfield Airport.

Architects | January 23, 2017 | GS&P Dialogue | Phillip Petty

A branded environment has the potential to create a long-lasting impression for your intended audiences.

Designer: Nar Bustamante, Nar Fine Carpentry. Photo: Fred Donham.

Designers | January 23, 2017 | BD+C Staff and NKBA

Among the NKBA’s top 2017 kitchen trends are two-toned colored kitchens, an increase in technology, and interior barn...

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High-rise Construction | January 23, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

This marks the third consecutive record-breaking year for building completions over 200 meters.

January 20, 2017 | Powered by Firestone Building Products

Polyiso insulation continues to lead the way among roofing insulation materials for its higher thermal performance...

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Codes and Standards | January 20, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

USGBC's new Public Policy Library includes tax and energy benchmarking policies.

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High-rise Construction | January 20, 2017 | CTBUH

Woodscrapers, the automobile industry's expansion into the tall building development business, and Nairobi's climb to...

Site designs for GE’s new headquarter campus in Boston includes walking and bike paths, and communal gathering spaces along the waterfront. (SOURCE: Gensler, GE)

Building Team | January 20, 2017 | Abundance: The Paladino Blog | Michelle Dusseau Diller

Designing for wellness impacts the bottom line: 92% of a building portfolio’s costs are for personnel, writes Paladin...

The new Whitney Museum of American Art. Photo: Shinya Suzuki, flickr Creative Commons

Museums | January 19, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Many contemporary museum designs are beginning to utilize the exterior wall space to display art that can help attrac...

Sustainability | January 19, 2017 | HDR BLiNK | Jennifer Bienemann, Environmental Engineer, HDR

To help one of the most complex cities in the world develop an actionable strategy to meet visionary GHG reduction go...

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Game Changers | January 19, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

GTRI recently got the OK from the Georgia Department of Transportation to test embedded PZ material supplied by Tenca...

An aerial view of the Susan B. Anthony School in Daly City, Calif., one of the signature projects of Deems Lewis McKinley, which specializes in K-12 design. Image: DLM

Architects | January 19, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The combination is expected to bolster HED’s presence in northern California and the K-12 sector.

Decentralized nurses stations are becoming more common in hospitals looking to improve their patient satisfaction scores. But a University of Kansas research team wonders whether decentralization might be hampering nurses' collaboration. Image: University of Kansas

Healthcare Facilities | January 19, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Institute of Health + Wellness Design at the University of Kansas raised questions after reviewing a hospital’s r...

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Products and Services | January 19, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The INO Weather Pro combines lightning, temperature, atmospheric pressure, and humidity sensors into one device.

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High-rise Construction | January 19, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Chicago architecture firm won a design competition for the project anticipated to be completed in 2019.

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Codes and Standards | January 18, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Agreements to spur efficiency upgrades are slowly gaining popularity.

Georgia Tech Research Institute has a contract to install tiles embedded with piezoelectric material into the “vapor trail” of the Visitors Center at the Kennedy Space Center in Orlando, Fla. The activated tiles act as a kind of keyboard that shows the planet and different aspects of NASA’s mission statement. Courtesy Formations Studio.

Game Changers | January 18, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Research on piezoelectricity moves closer to practical applications for infrastructure and buildings.

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Market Data | January 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Seven of the 10 executives in the sector surveyed in the report said their company fell victim to fraud in the past y...

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Market Data | January 18, 2017 | AIA

Architecture firms close 2016 with the strongest performance of the year.

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Mixed-Use | January 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The oft-delayed project was set to begin in 2007 but was halted due to the recession.

Goodwill of Greater Washington, D.C. converted a basement into the city’s first Excel Center charter high school for adults. The two-level space looks as much like an office as a school. It also includes daycare services. Goodwill intends to open at least five Excel Adult High Schools in D.C. eventually. The Building Team included Little Diversified Architectural Consulting (architect, interior design, branded design and communications), Engenium Group (MEP), HWH Group (GC), and The Erza Group (owner’s project manager). Photo: Tim Buchan

Education Facility | January 17, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A dingy basement in Washington is converted to an office-like learning environment.

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Codes and Standards | January 17, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Most codes limit CLT structures’ height.

“The Park” at the Tower at PNC Plaza, Pittsburgh

Green | January 17, 2017 | Abundance: The Paladino Blog | Nash Emrich

We need nature in our everyday lives – which is why it’s so important to bring nature into the built environment.

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Urban Planning | January 17, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The Center for Neighborhood Technology has been tackling poverty, housing, transportation, and environmental issues f...

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Performing Arts Centers | January 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Container Globe would be used for theater performances, live music, and as a sculpture garden.

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