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Building Owners

Nov 11, 2014

Renzo Piano's third building at London Bridge Quarter approved, will be built adjacent to the Shard

Renzo Piano Building Workshop has been granted planning approval for its residential building at London Bridge Quarter—a 26-story apartment tower dubbed Feilden House.

Nov 10, 2014

5 guiding principles for solving airflow issues in open-plenum office spaces

Although architecturally appealing, exposed ceilings can create unwanted drafts and airflow problems if not engineered correctly. McGuire Engineers' Bill Stangeland offers tips for avoiding airflow issues on these projects.

Nov 10, 2014

Clemson, Parsons architecture education programs honored for innovation, long-term impact

The architecture programs at Parsons The New School for Design and Clemson University have been selected as 2014 NCARB Award recipients for developing innovative curricula that merge practice and education. 

Nov 10, 2014

Herzog & De Meuron unveils plan for National Library of Israel

The library’s new home will be a completely new building in Jerusalem, and will combine the functions of a central research center, a venue for indoor and outdoor cultural and educational activities, and a place for digital experience.

Nov 10, 2014

Hotel construction pipeline hits five-year high

The hotel construction pipeline hit a five-year high in the third quarter, clocking in at 3,516 projects and 443,936 rooms, Lodging Econometrics reports. 

Nov 7, 2014

Arts college uses creative financing to build 493-bed student housing

Many states have cut back funding for higher education in recent years, and securing money for new housing has been tougher than ever for many colleges and universities. A recent residence hall project in Boston involving three colleges provides an inspiring example of how necessity can spawn invention in financing strategies.

Nov 7, 2014

Prefab helps Valparaiso student residence project meet an ambitious deadline

Few colleges or universities have embraced prefabrication more wholeheartedly than Valparaiso (Ind.) University. The Lutheran-based institution completed a $27 million residence hall this past summer in which the structural elements were all precast.

Nov 7, 2014

World's best new skyscraper: Sydney's vegetated One Central Park honored by CTBUH

The Jean Nouvel-designed tower tops the list of 88 entries in the 13th annual Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Awards.

Nov 7, 2014

NORD Architects releases renderings for Marine Education Center in Sweden

The education center will be set in a landscape that includes small ponds and plantings intended to mimic an assortment of marine ecologies and create “an engaging learning landscape” for visitors to experience nature hands-on.

Nov 6, 2014

Hines planning tall wood office building in Minneapolis

The Houston-based developer is planning a seven-story wood-framed office building in Minneapolis’ North Loop that will respect the neighborhood’s historic warehouse district look.

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