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The world’s first floating apartment complex, The Citadel, will incorporate the benefits of water into the infrastructure of the development.
Its completion marks the opening of the first of three planned wings.
As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine to 12 month lag time between architecture billings and construction spending.
In the early hours of Saturday, June 27, 2009, something seriously wrong happened to a nearly completed 13 story block of residential flats in the suburbs of Shanghai. No, it wasn’t destroyed by Transformers.
There has been a recent moderation in the downturn in design services billings, but the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) reveals that an economic recovery has stalled.
The backlash proved too much to go ahead with opening this facility.
BSI British Standards has published a companion guide to the the new pan-European set of standards for designing and building civil engineering works.
The company marked the completion of the steelwork phase of an expansion of its world headquarters facility last Friday.
Here are some more of the most crazy, crooked buildings from around the world. Not so sure about the cats and mice, but one can only venture to guess what it would be like to live and work on one of these buildings.
Next time you hire a new contractor for your construction project, make sure to check the IDs of those employees who will be brought on board for the task. If you see the name “Michael Vick,” don’t be surprised.