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.

Nov 6, 2014

Studio Gang Architects will convert power plant into college recreation center

The century-old power plant will be converted into a recreation facility with a coffee shop, lounges, club rooms, a conference center, lecture hall, and theater, according to designboom.

Nov 5, 2014

The architects behind George Lucas' planned Chicago museum unveil 'futuristic pyramid'

Preliminary designs for the $300 million George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art have been unveiled, and it looks like a futuristic, curvy pyramid.

Nov 4, 2014

Zaha Hadid's first building in Shanghai debuts

Sky SOHO is the third in a trilogy of SOHO China developments designed by Zaha Hadid Architects.

Nov 3, 2014

IIT names winners of inaugural Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize

Herzog & de Meuron's iconic 1111 Lincoln Road parking garage in Miami Beach, Fla., is one of two winners of the $50,000 architectural prize.

Oct 31, 2014

Dubai plans world’s next tallest towers

Emaar Properties has unveiled plans for a new project containing two towers that will top the charts in height, making them the world’s tallest towers once completed.

Smart Buildings | Oct 29, 2014

SCAPE’s 'living breakwaters' resiliency development wins 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

New York-based landscape architecture firm SCAPE won the Buckminster Fuller Institute’s 2014 Fuller Challenge, billed as socially responsible design’s highest award.

Oct 27, 2014

Studio Gang Architects designs residential tower with exoskeleton-like exterior for Miami

Jeanne Gang's design reinvents the Florida room with shaded, asymmetrical balconies.

Oct 23, 2014

China's 'weird' buildings: President Xi Jinping wants no more of them

During a literary symposium in Beijing, Chinese President Xi Jinping urged architects, authors, actors, and other artists to produce work with "artistic and moral value."

Oct 21, 2014

Hartford Hospital plans $150 million expansion for Bone and Joint Institute

The bright-white structures will feature a curvilinear form, mimicking bones and ligament.