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Charlotte's new multifamily mid-rise will feature exposed mass timber

Construction recently kicked off for Oxbow, a multifamily community in Charlotte’s The Mill District. The $97.8 million project, consisting of 389 rental units and 14,300 sf of commercial space, sits on 4.3 acres that formerly housed four commercial buildings. The street-level retail is designed for boutiques, coffee shops, and other neighborhood services.

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Oct 20, 2014

Singapore Sports Hub claims world's largest free-spanning dome

The retractable roof, which measures a whopping 1,017-feet across, is made from translucent ETFE plastic panels supported with metal rigging that arches over the main pitch.

Oct 16, 2014

Must see: Illustrator interprets iconic windows concocted by renowned architects

Graphic designer Federico Babina has made a name for himself when it comes to art inspired by architecture, or more accurately, art inspired by architecture that's inspired by other forms of art. 

Oct 15, 2014

Drones may soon assist code inspectors for construction in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Labour announced that they will start using drones to help inspectors record when construction sites are breaking laws.

Oct 15, 2014

Final touches make 432 Park Avenue tower second tallest in New York City

Concrete has been poured for the final floors of the residential high-rise at 432 Park Avenue in New York City, making it the city’s second-tallest building and the tallest residential tower in the Western Hemisphere.

Oct 14, 2014

Richard Meier unveils design for his first tower in Taiwan

Taiwan will soon have its first Richard Meier building, a 535-foot apartment tower in Taichung City, the country’s third-largest city.

Oct 10, 2014

A new memorial by Zaha Hadid in Cambodia departs from the expected

The project sees a departure from Hadid’s well-known use of concrete, fiberglass, and resin. Instead, the primary material will be timber, curved and symmetrical like the Angkor Wat and other Cambodian landmarks.

Sep 24, 2014

Must see: Semi-submerged hotel planned for Qatar's man-made island

Plans for a new hotel in the Persian Gulf are taking Dubai’s Palm Islands concept to a whole new level—underwater, that is.

Sep 24, 2014

Frank Gehry's first building in Latin America will host grand opening on Oct. 2

Gehry's design for the Biomuseo, or Museum of Biodiversity, draws inspiration from the site's natural and cultural surroundings, including local Panamaian tin roofs.

Sep 11, 2014

Cintas invites public to vote for 'America's best restroom'

For the 13th consecutive year, Cintas Corporation is back with its popular America’s Best Restroom Contest. A team of survey editors once again scanned the country for the most creative and clean public restrooms and produced a crop of nominees sure to please.

Aug 27, 2014

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin school of architecture faces accreditation loss

The Frank Lloyd School of Architecture may be stripped of its ability to confer Master of Architects students based on a revised by-law of the Higher Learning Commission.

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