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From a modular educational center for sub-Saharan Africa to a vertical stack of factory and recreational space, the winners of the 2017 Skyscraper Competition are an impressive display of creativity.
The Racine, WI company has reintroduced free public tours of its historic Administration Building and Research Tower, designed by the renowned architect.
As holds the principle of bioethics, so should the approach to treating historic stone: “First, do no harm.”
After seven years of planning and four years of construction, the LEGO House near the toy brand’s corporate campus in Billund, Denmark is scheduled to celebrate its grand opening in September.
Beijing-based MAD Architects introduced open floor plans and multipurpose layouts to encourage collaboration through a recent project, the Xinhee Design Center.
North Korea boasts some of the most impressive — and weird — architecture in the world. Take a tour from the comfort of your own laptop.
New urban planning guidelines from China’s State Council forbid the construction of “odd shaped” and “bizarre” buildings on the mainland. Is this the end of China's weird buildings?
A surprising mix of technology, government reinvention, and enforcement methods are transforming today's police forces, according to Perkins+Will.
The World Architecture Festival has released its shortlist of nominations for the 2015 Building of the Year award, and the 338 contenders are anything but short on innovation. Here are our 10 favorites.
The National Building Museum combines the concepts of PLAY, WORK, and BUILD in a new exhibition that will enthrall facility managers, engineers, architects, and even kids!
Best Choice Schools has released its list of the 50 top architecturally impressive law schools in the world, while Washington Monthly has announced its collection of the worst higher education institutions in the country.
On its trip around the world, Sports Management Degree Hub discovered the most defining element of a city's architecture—sports stadiums—can radiate the history and energy of a city.
In a style reminiscent of the 1927 film, "Metropolis," combined with the comic book look of The Adventures of Tintin, the talents of another Belgian comic artist, François Schuiten take make believe urban landscapes to new heights.
The March ABI score was 50.5, a negligible decrease from a reading of 50.6 the previous month. This score reflects a modest increase in demand for design services. The new projects inquiry index was 58.7, up significantly from a mark of 56.4 in February.
On the heels of its highest mark since 2007, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) jumped more than two points in December.
For the first time since January 2008, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) indicated a growth in design activity in September, increasing for the fourth straight month.
Following a two-month soft patch, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) rose almost two full points in July.
What happens when the activities of a madcap group of overworked, frustrated architects is chronicled in the form of an old fashioned black and white comic strip? The result is a clever Web offering called Architexts. While originally created for the amusement of architectural professionals, some facility managers (and others in related fields) may also find it humorous.
After three straight months of improving conditions, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) fell nearly three points.
The show, which takes place May 11-14, will feature award winning Danish architect/author Bjarke Ingels who will chronicle how his architecture evolves from the collision of political, economical, social as well as unnamed and unforeseen interests.
Tim Springer discovers the best of American urban planning during a recent trip to Columbus.
Columnist R. Don Hensley explains how Quality Management Plans can help minimize expensive changes. From the Ap-ril 2006 issue.