Envisioning a radically more efficient future for the building industry, Skender announces its ex...read more
Katerra's sole factory, in Phoenix, produces wall panels, roof and floor trusses, cabinets, and countertops. The company, which recently raised $865 million in new venture capital financing, expects to have five more plants operating by year's end. Image: Katerra
Investors flock to this vertically integrated startup, which automates its design and constructio...read more
Cautious development and healthy absorption across major markets contributed to the decline in va...read more
Industry employment is most since August 2008 As unemployment rate falls sharply.
Efficient supply chains enable companies to be more competitive in the marketplace.
The estimate of total losses in 2017 from major natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey are at $306 billion, which shattered the previous record of $215 billion. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.
Tax reform implications and rebuilding from natural disasters are among the reasons AIA’s Chief E...read more
The commercial office and retail sectors will lead the way in 2018, with a strong bounce back for...read more
Measuring 33 inches wide, the delivery robots can travel on sidewalks and can carry payloads weighing up to 77 lbs. Photo courtesy thyssenkrupp
“With driverless delivery robots, we could fill a gap and get spare parts from our warehouses to...read more
2018 should be a good year for construction but there are at least 4 things that can influence co...read more
The average price for one-bedroom units increased the most.
Dallas, Houston, and New York lead the way, with more than 460 hotel projects in the works.
The Architecture Billings Index concluded the year in positive terrain, with the December reading...read more
The project received official approval to use exposed mass timber in the top seven stories of the 19-story building. Renderings: PortLiving
The 232-foot-tall Terrace House luxury condo development will be the tallest hybrid wood structur...read more
Commercial construction continues to be hamstrung by labor shortages that are expected to persist through at least the remainder of this year. Image: Pixabay
Labor shortages are spiking wages. Materials costs are rising, too.
"There were robust construction gains in most parts of the country as the economy continues to ex...read more
Ductless air source heat pump index results for Boston (likely-adopter index). Credit: Meister Consultant Group, Inc. 2017.
More and more, green project teams are relying on publicly available “external datasets” to prior...read more
The map includes easily accessible and detailed information on each of the nearly 34,000 historic buildings within the city’s 141 historic districts.
The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission launched a new, enhanced version of its inter...read more
The 1,823-foot Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea, is the second-tallest building completed in 2017. Courtesy CTBUH
More than 140 skyscrapers were completed across the globe this year, including 15 supertall tower...
On two acres within Detroit’s North End, the Michigan Urban Farm Initiative grows 300 varieties of leafy vegetables that it distributes free to 2,000 families who live within two miles of the farm. Like many urban farms around the country, MUFI has spurred redevelopment in its surrounding communities. Photo: Michelle and Chris Gerard
Urban farms have been impacting cities’ agribusiness—and, on some cases, their redevelopment—for...read more
Executive Vice President Kim Roy has been named CEO.
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Renderings: Aston Martin Residences
The 391-unit Aston Martin Residences will feature seven penthouses and a duplex penthouse, all wi...read more
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Multifamily housing and senior living developments head the list of the hottest sectors heading i...read more
A high school student working on one of the woodworking machines at The MILL National Training Center, which opened last September in Colorado Springs, Colo., with 135 students from six school districts taking woodworking, cabinetry, and construction courses. Image: Courtesy of RTA Architects and The MILL
The MILL National Training Center will extend its curriculum to vets and businesses in 2018.
Anthem House is a new $100 million lifestyle community on a three-acre abandoned industrial site in the Locust Point section of Baltimore. Photo: Ray Cavicchio
These recently completed projects represent emerging trends and design innovations in the multifa...read more
As part of the new North Terminal Design project at Miami International Airport, Heery International designed new restaurant and retail spaces ranging from 1,500 to 10,000 sf. Aviation is one of the specialties that Heery is bringing to its new owner, CBRE Group. Image: Heery International
The deal is expected to expand the real-estate firm’s project management capacities in several U....read more
The project team for The Six, led by architect Brooks + Scarpa, carved massive holes into three sides of the building to cross-ventilate the courtyard and adjacent community room on the second-floor podium level. “This provides light, air, and defensible space for tenants, while opening it up to the community,” says Lead Designer Lawrence Scarpa, FAIA. Photo: Tara Wujcik
The 52-unit development gives hope and dignity to homeless or disabled veterans and others in nee...
Skanska USA, Webcor Builders, and AECOM top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest trans...read more