The contract is not exclusive to the two firms, but it lets NAVFAC assign certain projects to them.
Image © GAO Wenzhonglow via ArchDaily.
The winning firm will design the master plan and central buildings for the man made Haikou Bay is...read more
Renderings and video courtesy Broadway Malyan. Click here to enlarge.
The $100 million “Crown of Miami” will provide visitors panoramic views, and it will glow at nigh...read more
A planned mixed-use development called Bayside, in a suburb of Dallas will feature a lagoon and water fountain that would be a first for Texas. Phase I construction on the residential, office, and retail parts of the 262-acre project is scheduled to begin in the few months. Image: Humphreys and Partners Architects
Construction will soon begin on housing, retail, and office spaces.
Rendering: Breakwater Chicago
Anchored a mile off of Chicago’s coast, the luxury party vessel will have restaurants, a swimming...read more
The new resort is expected to be similar to Atlantis, The Palm (pictured), located in Dubai. Photo Credit: Pixabay Creative Commons
The project was first announced in 2005 but has progressed little since.
This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...read more
Renderings courtesy of MVRDV
The firm's winning design honors Tainan’s natural landscape and historic role as a marine and fis...read more
Meydan One. Renderings courtesy Meydan City Corporation
The words “skiing” and “desert” aren’t often used in the same sentence. But that’s changing in Du...read more
The architect envisions more topography in the otherwise flat capital city of Germany. Renderings courtesy Jakob Tigges
The architect wants to create the world’s largest man-made mountain, at 3,280 feet.
The team came up with the design using parametric modeling to optimize passive heating and cooling. Soon after, a director noticed the form's similarity with a certain pop star in a music video. Renderings courtesy Elenberg Fraser
The bootylicious tower is composed of 660 apartments and a 160-room hotel at the west end of Melb...read more
Westfield Galleria at Roseville, near Sacramento, Calif., features an expanded indoor/outdoor promenade that became a centerpiece of a multimillion renovation led by architect Gensler and Westfield Design. That renovation increased the mall’s annual traffic by 46% and created a “brand” that more shoppers could relate to and want to frequent. Photo: Gensler/Sherman Takata
Entertainment, dining, and leisure components, plus the latest technology, are now crucial to mak...read more
City Creek at City Creek Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. Photo: Uncle Alf via Wikimedia Commons
With asset availability declining in several sectors, rents and transactions should rise.
Providing customers with dining options has become an important key to the success of shopping centers like the award-winning mall conversion known as The Street, in Chestnut Hill, Mass. Photo: Michael Blanchard
Malls and shopping centers are more effective as destinations when their tenant mix appeals to cu...read more
Designers say the tower is inspired by things associated with Miami: fashion, sculpture, and sailboats. Renderings courtesy SHoP Architects
Designing a neighborhood from the ground-up, developers aim to create a dense, walkable district...read more
The city constructed from scratch off the Red Sea coast will give its port access to the Suez Canal, reflecting the government’s attempt to diversify its oil-dependent economy by focusing more in its shipping industry. Rendering courtesy of the King Abdullah Economic City.
The new King Abdullah Economic City was conceived to diversify the kingdom's oil-dependent econom...read more
The design for a semi-submerged resort in Qatar includes luxury hotels, office buildings, and access to an activity zone in a marine park. Renderings courtesy Giancarlo Zema Design Group
The resort will have four semi-submerged hotels that look simil...read more
A scene from a sci-fi movie? No, these are the official renderings of the planned Aladdin City in Dubai. Renderings courtesy Dubai Media Office
Planned on 4,000 acres in the Dubai Creek area, the ...read more
Hillsdale Library, Portland, Ore. Photo: M.O. Stevens via Wikimedia Commons
The Institute’s Commercial Green and Energy Efficient Addendum offers a communication tool that l...read more
Converting the Astrodome to an urban farm and public park is one of the proposals on the table in...read more
Construction consultant FMI foresees—with some caveats—continuing growth in the office, lodging,...read more
Dubai is known for its gargantuan commercial building projects. The latest to be proposed is the...read more
Just under 10 miles away from Singapore, Funtasy Island (yes, that's the real name) is a resort t...read more
The design centers around a floating, 500-meter-wide sphere linked to a resource center on the oc...read more
The new interactive tool from Aon Risk Solutions provides real-time updates pertaining to the ris...read more
Providing more comfortable conditions to building occupants has become a top priority in today’s...read more
Jumeirah Group, a hotel group forming a part of investment group Dubai Holding, has chosen Zaha H...read more
The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and...read more
The impetus behind Harvard's Center for Green Buildings and Cities is what the design school’s de...read more
This year marks the fifth anniversary of the American Institute of Architects’ effort to have arc...read more