Dec 12, 2014

Dunkin’ Donuts launches certification for green restaurant buildings

The company aims to build 100 new DD Green-certified restaurants by the end of 2016.

Dec 10, 2014

International Olympic Committee releases first images of new HQ in Switzerland

Designed by 3XN, the new headquarters is located within a park on the shores of Lake Geneva and adjacent to historic Château de Vidy, which has been the iconic home of the IOC.

Dec 9, 2014

ABC economist predicts continued construction industry growth in 2015

In his latest report, ABC's Chief Economist Anirban Basu forecasts nonresidential construction spending to expand by roughly 7.5% next year, led by the power, lodging, office, and manufacturing sectors.

Dec 8, 2014

Moshe Safdie wants to reinvent airports with Jewel Changi Airport addition

A new addition to Singapore's Changi Airport, designed by Moshe Safdie, will feature a waterfall and extensive indoor gardens.

Dec 5, 2014

Plotting on the go: 3D-printed mechanical compass can print CAD drawings with high precision

Design student Ken Nakagaki has adapted a device to work with CAD software to replicate digital files on paper.

High-rise Construction | Dec 1, 2014

ThyssenKrupp develops world’s first rope-free elevator system

ThyssenKrupp's latest offering, named MULTI, will allow several cabins in the same shaft to move vertically and horizontally.

Nov 26, 2014

USITT Selects Bahrain National Theatre for Honor Award

The Bahrain National Theatre will be recognized with an Honor Award by the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) in 2015. 

Nov 25, 2014

Study: 85% of employees dissatisfied with their office environment

A vast majority of office workers feel open floor plans cause multiple distractions and that more private spaces are needed in today's offices, according to a new study by Steelcase and research firm IPSOS.

Nov 21, 2014

Rental apartment construction soars to 27-year high: WSJ report

The multifamily sector is now outpacing the peak construction rate in the previous housing cycle, in 2006, according to the WSJ

Nov 21, 2014

NCARB: Number of architects in U.S. grows 1.6% in 2014, surpasses 107,500

The architecture profession continues to grow along with a gradually recovering economy, based on the results of the 2014 Survey of Architectural Registration Boards, conducted by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.