Jan 19, 2015

HAO unveils designs for a 3D movie museum in China

New York-based HAO has released designs for the proposed Bolong 3D Movie Museum & Mediatek in Tianjin.

Jan 19, 2015

Gaudi’s first work outside Spain will be a chapel in Chile

Nearly 100 years after Antoni Gaudí’s death, Chile will begin constructing a chapel using his designs.

Jan 19, 2015

Architecture for Humanity closes office, plans to file for bankruptcy

After more than 15 years of work, the nonprofit design group Architecture for Humanity has closed its San Francisco office and plans to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection.

Jan 16, 2015

Artsy lifeguard stations will brighten Toronto’s snowy beach

Five winning designs have been unveiled for lifeguard stands that will double as public space art installations on Toronto's beach.

Jan 16, 2015

New York City construction costs continue to climb

A study released by the New York Building Congress shows that construction costs in Manhattan have risen 5% in each of the last two years.

Jan 15, 2015

A reconstructed Taliesin West is the largest Frank Lloyd Wright LEGO Model [slideshow]

Artist Adam Reed Tucker used 180,000 LEGO pieces and 420 hours of work to recreate Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West campus.

Jan 15, 2015

Libeskind unveils 'zig zag' plan for recreational center near Vilnius ski area

Perched on the highest peak between Vilnius' historic quarter and downtown, the Vilnius Beacon will be a hub for visiting skiers and outdoor enthusiasts.

Jan 13, 2015

Steven Holl unveils design for $450 million redevelopment of Houston's Museum of Fine Arts

Holl designed the campus’ north side to be a pedestrian-centered cultural hub on a lively landscape with ample underground parking. 

Jan 9, 2015

Santiago Calatrava talks with BBC about St. Nicholas Church on Ground Zero

Calatrava reveals that he wanted to retain the “tiny home” feel of the original church building that was destroyed with the twin towers on 9/11.

Smart Buildings | Jan 7, 2015

NIBS report: Small commercial buildings offer huge energy efficiency retrofit opportunities

The report identifies several barriers to investment in such retrofits, such as the costs and complexity associated with relatively small loan sizes, and issues many small-building owners have in understanding and trusting predicted retrofit outcomes.