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NYC to Conduct ‘Deep Energy Retrofits’

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced plans to conduct deep energy retrofits in nine city facilities, in addition to plans for identifying another 28 facilities for future re...


Proposals Shared for Poland-Based Airport

In developing plans for a new Poland-based airport, slated to be known as “Centralny Port Komunikacyjny” or the “Solidarity Transport Hub,” airport planners have solicited nine architecture ...


UMA Proposes Plastic Bottle Facade

Swedish architecture practice Ulf Mejergren Architects recently participated in an abstract project titled “New Wave,” where the company used recycled plastic bottles to create a facade on t...


Virginia Tech Announces $1B ‘Innovation Campus’

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University—more commonly known as Virginia Tech—has recently announced its partnership with data-driven real estate investment firm Lionstone Investm...


Carbon-Neutral Museum Slated for Sweden

As a part of an international competition, Danish architecture firm COBE has been awarded for a new science center, planned to be built in the Swedish university city of Lund.


MIT Sustainability Hub Models Structures

A researcher from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Concrete Sustainability Hub is examining how to predict building damage by modeling structures into groups of atoms.


Hudson Yards Developer Plans Canada Project

Planned for downtown Toronto, Oxford Properties Group—the developer behind New York City’s Hudson Yards—is working on a C$3.5 billion ($2.7 billion) mixed-use complex.


Hadid-Designed World Cup Stadium Officially Opens

On May 16, Al Wakrah—one of eight stadiums slated for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar—held an official opening ceremony, followed by an inaugural match.


DOE Announces $33.5M in Energy Funding

The United States Department of Energy has recently announced that through an Advanced Building Construction with Energy-Efficient Technologies and Practices Funding Opportunity, it will be ...


'Leaning' NY High-Rise Sparks Lawsuit

Italy-based general contractor for the Seaport condominium project, Pizzarotti LLC, has recently filed a lawsuit against Fortis Property Group LLC (Brooklyn, New York).


NY Firm Reveals Mirrored Necklace Design

New York City-based architecture firm REX has released the final design for its mirrored Necklace Residence project.


Norway Unveils World's Tallest Timber Tower

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has confirmed that Mjøstårnet by Voll Arkitekter in Brumunddal, Norway is the world’s tallest timber building upon its completion this month.


Updated Renderings of $1.1B TX Field Released

Officials of the MLB's Texas Rangers recently released updated renderings of the anticipated $1.1 billion venue, along with details on materials companies that will be used on the project.


MO Kicks Off $1.5B Terminal Project with Ceremony

Just over a month since the Kansas City International Airport reached a price agreement on the $1.5 billion terminal building, a celebration has been planned.


German Arena Design Reveals Green Roof

3XN Architects (Copenhagen, Denmark) has revealed its design for a new multipurpose arena in München, Germany, a plan that includes a green roof over the 673,000-square-foot structure.


Corrosion Causes Indonesia Stock Exchange Fall

Reports indicate that loose or corroded joints may be to blame for the recent collapse of the mezzanine floor of the Indonesia Stock Exchange, located in Jakarta. The incident left several p...


Shed to Expand on NYC's Skyline

New York City will be the home of a new center for artistic expression and invention.


Space Needle Will Undergo Major Renovation

An iconic Seattle structure will be undergoing renovations, but the changes certainly won’t impact the skyline.


1,000-Foot Skinny Skyscraper Slotted for NYC

Moscow-based architecture firm Meganom is taking its first dive into U.S. territory by pairing up with New York-based Five Points Development. The project? A 1,001-foot “skinny” skyscraper o...


Google Unveils New Plans For London HQ

Google recently unveiled construction plans for its future London headquarters, and it promises to follow the company’s well-established tradition of unique HQs.


Study Tallies Bird Deaths at Glass Stadium

A new informal study conducted by three conservation groups has found that the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis is as deadly to birds as people feared.


AIA Forecast: Construction Up, Industrial Lags

Industrial facility construction won't be getting the same boost that commercial building will see in 2017, according to one major industry group.


AIA Posts Healthy Outlook for Construction

Retail, office and hotel construction is forecast to dominate the building recovery in 2017. However, industrial construction is projected to see almost no increase.


Dryvit Debuts a Brick Alternative

Dryvit Systems Inc. has launched a new brick product billed as a game-changer when it comes to installation productivity and design options for multi-story buildings.


Structural Lessons from the Sponge

Those who design structures, from buildings to bridges, may be on the verge of learning some important lessons from none other than the orange puffball sea sponge.


Sea Sponge Offers Structural Lessons

Sometimes inspiration for building technologies can come from unusual natural sources—enter the orange puffball sea sponge.


Fibers Give New 'Textile Concrete' Appeal

Fibers could be the key to lighter, more durable and more versatile form of reinforced concrete, according to a new report from researchers at the Technical University of Dresden.


'Sinking' Tower Fix: Let It Be?

The Millennium Tower of San Francisco has been sparking debate all over since it was reported in August that it’s been sinking and tilting at a rate greater than ever expected. But one profe...


Bone Buildings of the Future

Buildings of the future could one day be constructed using artificial bone and eggshell.


Academic Buildings Make the Grade

College and university campus designs reign supreme in this year’s list of the best buildings in the U.K., according to the Royal Institute of British Architects.


AIA Issues Guide to Materials Transparency

Materials transparency has become both necessary and beneficial, according to a new white paper from the American Institute of Architects (AIA).


Spotted: Blue Drawing Studio Makes Waves

A new art studio at a university in Dorset, UK, is making a big splash.


No Charges Filed in Fatal Balcony Collapse

The contractors, building owner and property manager have escaped criminal prosecution in the apartment balcony collapse in Berkeley, CA, that killed six Irish citizens and seriously injured...


CHPS Launches PreFab Program for Schools

A new rating system designed for prefabricated modular classrooms for schools has been rolled out.


Second-Tallest Building Made Sustainable

Described as “more than a landmark” with some of the most sustainable features across the globe, construction is complete on the second-tallest building in the world.


Wailing Building Irks Brit Neighbors

It howls, it hums, it screams, and it’s been said to be “annoying the heck” out of the people who live near it.


Financing Finale: Kingdom Tower to Rule

Step aside, Burj Khalifa, your 16-year reign as the world’s tallest structure may soon come to an end.


Denmark Nixes 'Unique' Harbor Gate

If reports of a cable-stayed bridge suspended 30 stories above the Copenhagen harbor and connected between two skyscrapers sounded too wild to be true, that’s because they were.


Rio Olympic Buildings Make Progress

With just 250 days until the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympics, construction on several of the Brazilian venues that will host the summer games have been completed.


Bridge Connects Harbor, Points to Sea

Forget the quintessential statue marking a city’s harbor entrance. Danish designers have come up with an idea that’s more multimodal.


Greenbuild Opens with Call to Action

“There is work to be done, so we do it.” That’s the key message Rick Fedrizzi, the U.S. Green Building Council co-founder and CEO, delivered to a crowd of 10,000 during the opening address W...


Bridges Receive Concrete Design Awards

Two bridges recently received honors during the American Concrete Institute’s (ACI) first Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards.


Suits Filed in Deadly Balcony Collapse

Managers of an apartment building in Berkeley, CA, knew mushrooms were growing in a rotten apartment deck weeks before it collapsed and killed six students, according to lawsuits filed Thurs...


ACI Honors 10 Concrete Projects

A French National museum and a sports hall of fame in Natchitoches, LA, are among 10 projects recently recognized for their excellence in concrete construction.


Guide Covers Reinforced Concrete Design

The American Concrete Institute has released a new publication for concrete industry professionals.


‘Talkie’ Tops UK List of Ugly Designs

A building that has been blamed for melting cars, knocking over people on the ground with its downdraughts and chided with nicknames such as “Walkie Scorchie” is also Britain’s ugliest build...


'The Pyramid' Puts Jerusalem at Odds

With a go-ahead from officials and ground broken for the site of a modern skyscraper in an ancient city, proponents and critics are at odds over both the shape and need of a “pyramid” in Jer...


Weather Study to Aid Building Design

What may be the longest-range weather forecast ever predicted will be used to help building designers better create structures that are able to withstand Mother Nature’s fluctuating changes.


Study: White Roofs Keep the Temp Down

Researchers at Queensland University of Technology have discovered that a certain reflective, white coating can decrease a building’s inside temperature when it’s applied to the roof.


London Building Faces Wind, Design Woes

Two years after its facade produced a light reflection strong enough to sizzle parked cars nearby, a new London skyscraper is once again at the center of controversy.


Computer Art ‘Completes’ Olympic Park

RIO DE JANEIRO--With less than a year before the Olympic torch arrives in Rio de Janeiro to kick off South America’s first attempt at hosting the Olympic Games, a newly released video may re...


Beyoncé Inspires Building Design

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA--Who says architecture is out of touch with pop-culture? An Australian firm has designed a mixed-use building inspired by Beyoncé.


Tunable Windows Dial in Light, Opacity

CINCINNATI--Researchers from the University of Cincinnati and private industry are reporting a first in the smart-window market.


Landscape Rating System Blooms

WASHINGTON--Like their brick-and-mortar counterparts, sustainable landscapes now have a rating system of their own.


Paint Shop Will Be One for the Books

FLINT, MI—What does a $600 million paint shop look like?


57-Story Skyscraper Up in 19 Days

CHANGSHA, CHINA—Blitzing through three stories per day, a Chinese construction firm has topped out a new 57-tower in just 19 days.


Researchers Develop Stronger Glass

LOS ANGELES—A team of French and American researchers say they have identified the optimum conditions to increase the lifespan and durability of glass.


Landscape Center Achieves Green First

The new Center for Sustainable Landscapes in Pittsburgh, PA, has declared itself the first project in the world to achieve four of the world’s highest standards for green building.


Secret Service Wants White House Model

Building an $8 million fake White House would help the beleaguered Secret Service better protect the real thing, the agency's director says.


AEP Span Expands Wall Panel Options

Steel roof and siding supplier AEP Span has introduced an architectural metal wall panel with trapezoid shape and a wide range of colors, prints and textures.


More Fire Danger Seen with New Homes

Modern building materials, designs and furnishings have their advantages, but they also stoke a faster, deadlier house fire than their older counterparts, new research finds.


Old Landmark Shrinks to New Standard

Its millions of visitors couldn't tell by looking at it, but the Washington Monument is officially about 10 inches shorter than it was a week ago.


Washington Monument Comes Up Short

The Washington Monument has lost about 10 inches, changing its 130-year-old recorded height, government surveyors have announced.


Architect Says Revamp ‘Mutilates’ Design

A Dutch architect has hit a natural-history museum with a lawsuit, saying a planned renovation will “mutilate” his design.


Towers Top Out at Record Rates

It's a tall world after all—taller than ever, in fact, with record numbers of vertiginous structures topping out in 2014 and many more ahead.


2014 Crowned 'Tallest' Year

The world's cities are getting taller—much, much taller—with record numbers of neck-stretching skyscrapers recently completed across the globe, and many more on the way.


Aiming to Design Better Ebola Care

Architecture and medical students from the New York Institute of Technology have issued a life-or-death global design challenge: ideas for mobile treatment facilities for Ebola patients.


Designing, Building a Healthier Public

From germ-fighting surfaces to better playgrounds, sunny stairwells and colors that soothe, a new research consortium aims to design and build spaces that promote health and well-being.


35 'Resilient' Cities Set to Rebuild

Determined to save their infrastructure, strengthen structures, fix transit systems and meet other shared challenges, 35 cities from Chicago to Chennai, India, have been tapped for a global ...


Green Building Design Standard Unveiled

Building envelope technologies and construction site contaminants are among the topics addressed in a recently updated standard.


35 Cities Join Global Comeback Effort

Candid about their massive challenges but resolved to meet them, cities from Boston to Belgrade to Barcelona and Bengaluru have become the next class in the Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resi...


Design Meets Downsized Dwelling

A small house in South Africa is making big waves around the globe.


All Shook Up: Quake Safety Slides Ahead

Tomorrow's homes may be shaken, but not stirred, by major earthquakes if structural research now underway in California remains successful.


Durability: A Top Priority for Designers

U.S. architects consider durability the most important attribute for any building product, including green products, according to a new industry survey.


Suits Halt Modular Record Breaker

Work on what would be the world’s tallest modular building has ceased amid bitter litigation between its contractor and developer.


Urban Planning Takes Snarky Spin

What are S&M clowns, Brad Pitt, man caves, Asian boys on bicycles, and all-nude rooftop decks all doing in an urban planning exercise?


‘Cloud Citizen’ Reaches for Record

A cloud-shaped multi-use mega-structure that would become the world's second-tallest building has won the Shenzhen Bay Super City Masterplan Competition, paving the way for a new financial d...


Young Architects Design against Ebola

Could innovative architecture help slow the spread of the deadly Ebola virus? Yes, say students at Texas A&M's Master of Architecture program, who have developed a series of designs for port...


Incan Techniques Inspire Safer Columns

Taking a cue from ancient masons, an architectural design duo has turned out an ultra-modern column that is both seismically stable and 3D-printed.


Hemp Humps in the Building Arena

The sturdy fiber long confused with its Cannabis cousin has cast off its stoner reputation and is finding a new home in the building industry.


Schools Go to the Head of the Class

Old factories reborn as 21st-century learning hubs, holistic schools designed for healthier children, and day care befitting the children of "future Nobel Laureates" are among the newly crow...


On a Journey to Build and Serve

A California construction expert with a global humanitarian mission is giving new meaning to the name “journeyman.”


Designing an End to ‘Global Boredom’

Architecture may mean more work than play, but a global competition has found a way to combine the two while transforming neglected public spaces.


Man Turns Trash into Treehouse

A dumpster diving dad in Brooklyn, NY, is taking his backyard treehouse to the next level by using only repurposed materials to build the two-story structure.


New Panels Add Dimension to Façades

A new commercial wall system aims to deliver “a complicated, custom façade” with a simple, single-panel assembly.


Groups Commit to Resilient Building

Leaders of 20 top industry organizations have united to promote resilience in planning, building materials, design, construction and operational techniques.


China Company Builds 10 Homes in 1 Day

Bee-swarm-intensity construction projects are nothing new for China. After all, it took one builder just 15 days to construct a 30-story hotel there.


Report: Building Emission Reductions Key

Major reductions in carbon-dioxide emissions from buildings and other sources are needed to avoid a “dangerous increase in global temperatures,” government scientists conclude in a new repor...


Architects Begin 3D Printing a House

An enormous print job is underway in Amsterdam—where architects say they are using a giant 3D printer to build a 13-room traditional Dutch canal house.


Architect-Humanitarian Wins Pritzker

Shigeru Ban, an innovative Japanese architect known for his extensive humanitarian efforts, will receive the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize, one of the profession's highest honors.


And Now, A Project to Really Move You

Think of it as a mobile home for really, really rich people, who want the changing scenery brought to them.


Tower Design Offers a Whole New Spin

Now, here’s architecture that will really move you. Italian architect David Fisher calls it “dynamic architecture”—dynamic, as in moving—and is proposing a 78-floor tower that ...


GM Spends $1.2B on New Paint Plants

General Motors broke ground Monday (March 3) on a $600 million environmentally friendly paint shop in Flint, MI, bringing to $1.2 billion the automaker’s paint plant investment in the last y...


10 States LEEDing the Way

Illinois, Maryland and Virginia lead the U.S. in embracing the LEED green-building rating system.


Sinkhole Swallows Corvettes at Museum

Engineers are working to secure the building and recover eight pricey Corvettes from the depths of a massive sinkhole that has opened beneath the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, K...


Design Choices Affect Our Germs

The mix of bacteria living around us—on our desks, our bodies, our computers—is influenced by the design of our buildings, according to a new study.


CA Agency Barges in on Google Project

Google may be Googling a new location for its “mystery barge,” after the high-profile construction project in San Francisco Bay was found to lack appropriate permits.


Google Told to Move Mystery Project

The next big Google search is likely to be for a new location for the tech giant's floating four-story building in San Francisco Bay.


Architects Call for Design-Build Reform

U.S. architects are calling on lawmakers to reform the federal government’s design-build contracting process.


6 Building Technology Projects Honored

A large net zero energy commercial building in California, a railroad car facility turned office building in Washington, and a ranch home in Nebraska are among the projects recognized as out...


New Continuous Insulation Suite Offered

Firestone Building Products has launched a new line of building envelope products formulated to improve thermal performance and prevent thermal bridging in commercial buildings.


1WTC Crowned Tallest Building in U.S.

New York’s new One World Trade Center skyscraper has been officially crowned North America’s tallest building, displacing Chicago’s Willis Tower (the former Sears Tower) of its bragging righ...


Google Reveals Mystery Building

One might not consider four-story structures growing from shipping containers smack dab in the middle of San Francisco Bay especially mysterious.


Kanye West Wants to be an Architect

You won’t hear it on Yeezus, but Kanye West is singing a new tune—this one, about his architectural aspirations.


Flex Marks the Spot for City Designs

Pop-up buildings and other temporary architecture, warehouse transformations, and group office space will be among the key design trends appearing in the American cities of tomorrow, the Am...


Boston Tops Energy Report Card

Boston, MA, is America’s most energy-efficient city, in terms of its efforts to slash energy usage and costs, according to a new report ranking 34 of the country’s largest cities.


12 Years On, Ground Zero Rises Again

From the spire to the Oculus, construction at the World Trade Center site in New York City is in high gear on the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.


New Standard Offers Boon for BIM

The fast-growing Building Information Modeling community is moving toward a common language with a new standard designed to improve the consistency and precision of Building Information Mode...


Group Sets Building Modeling Standard

A national group of Building Information Modeling users has established a new reference standard designed to bring greater consistency, clarity and precision to Building Information Models (...


Apartment Building Collapses, Kills 2

At least two people are dead after a seven-story residential building collapsed Sunday afternoon (Aug. 25) in Alexandria, Egypt.


Engineers Call for Inspection Changes

Following a fatal mall collapse, regulators are seeking changes to inspection standards and overall transparency in inspection reports from professional engineers.


Rule Changes Urged after Mall Collapse

Regulators in Ontario are calling for rule changes for professional engineers after hearing hundreds of hours of testimony during a probe into a fatal mall collapse there.


Design-Build Plants, Roads Take Honors

A military finishing facility in Georgia, interstates in Utah and Texas, and wastewater plants in several states are among more than 40 construction projects newly recognized for innovative ...


Awards Showcase Design-Build Quality

From Army barracks in interior Alaska to a coral reef research facility in Florida, more than 40 construction projects have been recognized for advanced and innovative application of design-...


Fleshing Out a Floor Plan

When it comes to architectural drawings, the old paper and digital options have a hot new competitor: skin.


Manmade Quake to Test Building Safety

Structural engineers from Johns Hopkins University plan to shake a two-story building with seismic forces comparable to those at the epicenter of the 1994 Northridge earthquake in Los Angele...


Greeks Nab Architect Wanted in Collapse

A British architect wanted in connection with the 2005 collapse of a residential tower in Pakistan that killed 78 people has been arrested in Greece, according to numerous reports.


Free eBook Tackles High-Rise Coatings

Collected technical expertise on coatings for high-rise structures is now available as a free new eBook from Durability + Design.


Building Sinks, Collapses at FL Resort

A massive sinkhole opened beneath a Florida resort near Walt Disney World, causing a three-story building to partially collapse early Monday.


Wausau Offers System for Sleek Facades

Wausau Window and Wall Systems Inc. has expanded its SuperWall Series to include a four-side silicone-glazed system to create dramatic facades and entrances.


Safety, Permit Issues Shadow ‘Sky City’

Just days after ground was broken for the world’s tallest skyscraper in China, the project has reportedly stumbled over permit and safety concerns.


AIA Honors 12 Healing Designs

Projects in Atlanta, Chicago and Abu Dhabi are among 12 high-performing healthcare designs newly honored by the American Institute of Architects.


World’s Biggest Building Bows in China

An artificial beach with fake sunsets, a 14-screen iMAX theater, an Olympic-sized ice skating rink, and a Mediterranean village reconstruction are among the amenities housed in the largest b...


Scientists Pursue Colorful Solar Dream

Step into the light, colorful solar panels. Traditional black and blue panels generate electricity but lack the aesthetic flexibility that designers and architects crave, say German research...


After Long LEED Time, ‘v4’ Approved

The U.S. Green Building Council’s controversial update to its green-building certification system has gained strong member approval, paving the way for an official launch this fall.


Renzo Piano’s Works on Display in NYC

A new exhibit in New York City will offer a unique look into the daily studio practice of Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano.


Probe: Doctored Inspection Unfolds

One discredited Ontario engineer touched up the structural assessment, while his partner signed off on the report, based on verbal assurances and despite his own knowledge of problems at the...


Engineer Altered Mall Inspection Report

An engineer who inspected a doomed mall in Elliot Lake, Ontario, two months before it collapsed has admitted to removing photographs and descriptions from a structural assessment report at t...


Design Contest Focuses on Warsaw Icon

A newly launched design contest seeks to revitalize the landmark rotunda building in Warsaw, Poland.


Federal Probe Urged in Mall Collapse

A citizens group is demanding a federal investigation into the fatal cave-in at the Algo Centre Mall, after an Ontario Labour Ministry official defended her agency's oversight of the doomed ...


Witness: 9 Mall Areas at Breaking Point

Severe corrosion compromised nine areas of the Algo Centre Mall in Elliot Lake, Ontario, according to engineers who investigated the roof collapse that killed two people last June.


Coating Made to be Bulletproof

Developed for a “dangerous world” of school, mall and theater shootings, a new protective coating is being billed as a bullet-stopping life saver.


A Coat of Armor for Homes, Schools

In a clear sign of the times, a Nevada building materials maker has developed a plaster product that can reportedly protect homes and buildings from gunfire.


Codes Questioned in Tornado's Wake

As Moore, OK, struggles to cope with the ruin wrought by Monday's massive tornado, public scrutiny—and some criticism—has focused on local ordinances and building codes that allowed for few ...


LEED Gains GSA Panel’s Favor

While the General Services Administration has yet to officially recommend a green building standard for use in all federal buildings, the LEED system appears to be the front runner.


Inspector Who Cleared Mall is Charged

Engineers who inspected an Ontario shopping mall last year declared it structurally sound one month before it caved in and killed two people.


Engineer Charged in Fatal Mall Cave-In

An engineer who inspected a rooftop garage at a mall in Ontario weeks before it caved in and crushed two people has been charged with health and safety violations as the public inquiry into ...


Mall Principals Tied to ‘95 Collapse

Both the engineer and owner of the doomed Elliot Lake mall had similar connections to a Michigan mall that partially collapsed in 1995, the Elliot Lake Commission Inquiry learned last week.


City Official Did Not Push Mall Repairs

Owners of the doomed Elliot Lake mall withheld two engineering reports from local officials detailing the structure's problems, but the city did not demand the reports or order repairs, the ...


New Airport Sign Kills Boy, Crushes Mom

A 10-year-old Kansas boy was killed and his mother critically injured when a massive concrete and glass display board in a newly renovated airport terminal fell on four members of the family...


Architect Ito Awarded Pritzker Prize

Japanese architect Toyo Ito has been named the 2013 recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, one of the profession's most prestigious honors.


Mall Study: Extreme Corrosion Unnoticed

The only surprise in last summer's fatal cave-in at an Ontario shopping mall is that it didn't happen a lot sooner.


Design Cited in Fatal Mall Cave-in

Engineers investigating the deadly collapse at Algo Centre Mall in Ontario say it’s surprising that the 32-year-old structure did not fail sooner.


Prefab Housing Poised for Comeback

Prefabricated housing in the United States is forecast to surge by 13.6 percent annually through 2017 as housing starts rebound, according to a new market study.


Paint Plan for NJ Eyesore

Call it "Xana-don't," if you will, but New Jersey officials say they want a paint makeover for a longtime eyesore.


After Newtown, Designing for Safety

America's schools can be designed for greater safety, but no design can prevent the risk of violent attack, a group of leading school architects says.


GM to Invest $600M in KS Paint Shop

General Motors has announced plans to spend $600 million on a brand-new paint shop, including new technology and environmental enhancements.


Architect Wins Suit over Design Changes

A museum architect’s intellectual-property rights were violated by an expansion project that altered his original design, a French court has ruled in awarding damages to the architect.


Architect Plans to 3D Print a Home

A Dutch architect has unveiled plans to construct a modern house with no beginning or end.


USGBC Names Top 10 Green States

Washington, D.C., has once again been crowned the LEED capital of the United States. With 36.97 square feet of LEED space certified per resident in 2012


New Portal Showcases Building Research

Hundreds of peer-reviewed research projects and case studies covering all facets of the built environment, from pre-design to reuse, are now available through a new website.


Barbie Breaks Ground on Building Career

While Barbie has yet to give up her pink heels and silk for work boots and flannel, the blonde bombshell has broken ground in the construction toy arena.


 
 
   

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