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This 1,600-foot skyscraper harnesses wind through a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 05, 2014

The recently unveiled Pertamina Energy Tower will create its own power—and not just because it will belong to the state-owned energy ...

Home design with a tornado-proof core could serve as the blueprint for storm-proofing future communities

Home design with a tornado-proof core could serve as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2013

After seeing countless homes destroyed in three recent natural disasters, an architectural contest was held to attract specific storm-proof house ...

Korea’s 1,400-foot-tall City Tower to be world’s first invisible skyscraper

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 16, 2013

As part of a a design competition in Korea, GDS Architects was recently awarded a permit to build the world's ...

Christchurch’s cardboard cathedral is built to last a century

Christchurch’s cardboard cathedral is built to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 22, 2013

On February 22, 2011, a devastating earthquake hit Christchurch, New Zealand that left 185 people dead and many buildings badly ...

Wooden skyscraper? This 34-story wood-framed tower could be added to the Stockholm skyline

Wooden skyscraper? This 34-story wood-framed tower...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 27, 2013

A design competition for a new residential tower at the center of Stockholm, Sweden has elicited quite the interesting proposal: ...

GEAR: 3Doodler 3D printing pen (VIDEO)

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2013

There's no question whether the advent of 3D printing will have an affect on the architecture and construction industries. Not ...

Belgian ice rink a model of sustainable construction

Belgian ice rink a model of sustainable construction

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 25, 2013

Belgium’s Ice Rink of Liège looks awesome — and it’s functionality is even better. The whale-shaped ice rink’s exterior consists of ...

Dutch architect to build house with a 3D printer

Dutch architect to build house with a 3D printer

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 22, 2013

At this point, 3D printers are typically used for minor engineering purposes. They can be useful for drafting out a ...

Pittsburgh’s breathing building

Pittsburgh’s breathing building

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 06, 2012

With an eye on promoting the revitalization of downtown Pittsburgh as well as energy conservation and organizational productivity, the Tower ...

Competition, tech spur consolidation of construction, design firms

Competition, tech spur consolidation of construction,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 04, 2012

As a result of the long recession and the ability to collaborate more closely thanks to growing adoption of new ...

The view from your office–August 15

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 15, 2012

It's a long way down from the top of teh Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, being built in Dubai. ...

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