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Top US States for LEED Building
Green
Thursday February 22 2018

Top US States for LEED Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released its annual list of the Top 10 States for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), ranking states...

Amazon.com Opens Rainforest in Seattle
Commercial
Wednesday January 31 2018

Amazon.com Opens Rainforest in Seattle

Amazon.com has opened a rainforest-like office space in Seattle that it hopes will spark new ideas for employees.

Robots to Lead Architecture’s future
Technology
Tuesday January 30 2018

Robots to Lead Architecture’s future

It's midwinter and I am watching a bunch of houses get built. Yet I'm in my shirtsleeves, warm and dry, because the construction is happening indoors:...

Learning from the UK on Roads Information Management
Technology
Thursday January 25 2018

Learning from the UK on Roads Information Management

Several years ago, three workers in the United Kingdom went out onto a road late at night to conduct a survey to find out where the...

Architecture Firms Must Stamp Out Sexual Harassment
Business
Wednesday January 17 2018

Architecture Firms Must Stamp Out Sexual Harassment

According to the survey – which covered participants from Australia/New Zealand, the United States, Europe and the United Kingdom – a shocking one in seven (14...

Canadian Architecture Needs a National Policy
Business
Wednesday January 10 2018

Canadian Architecture Needs a National Policy

An architecture policy sets an aspirational goal for what we value about the built environment, and helps create a framework for that contribution to culture. The...

2017 Was Another Record-Breaking Year for Skyscrapers
Business
Tuesday December 19 2017

2017 Was Another Record-Breaking Year for Skyscrapers

According to the 2017 Tall Building Year in Review, the annual web report from The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), a record-breaking 144...

Argentina Uses Recycled PET Bricks to Support Green Building
Green
Monday December 18 2017

Argentina Uses Recycled PET Bricks to Support Green Building

The Fundación EcoInclusión - winner of the first prize in the regional competition Google.org Challenge - is an Argentine non-profit organization that was born in 2015,...

Melbourne Voted 2017 Most Liveable City
Urban Planning
Friday August 18 2017

Melbourne Voted 2017 Most Liveable City

According to The Economist's, Australia and Canada is home to the world's most liveable cities.

Commercial
Feb 23 2018
Amazon Plans to Open Six More Cashierless Stores

Amazon.com Inc. plans to open as many as six more cashierless stores this year, according to a report.

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Business
Feb 8 2018
The RAIC Announces Recipients of 2018 Honorary Fellowships

French architect Odile Decq, Burkina Faso’s Diébédo Francis Kéré, and American architects John Sorrenti and William J. Stanley III are the proud recipients of 2018 Honorary...

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Residential
Jan 31 2018
Ikea's Flat-pack Pioneer Dies, 91

Swede Ingvar Kamprad, the billionaire founder of the IKEA retail empire whose cheap, functional furniture is a feature of homes around the world, has died at...

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Residential
Jan 19 2018
Ryerson Architecture Students Tackle Student Housing Crisis

Ryerson’s Department of Architectural Science (DAS) is hosting this years edition of its annual collaborative exercise, CEx18 DWELL, focused on increasing the housing capacity for students...

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Technology
19 Dec, 2017
Aconex Surges on $1.6b Oracle Takeover

US technology giant Oracle is buying ASX-listed construction software provider Aconex in an all-cash $1.6 billion deal as it expands further into the cloud computing market.

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