Archive for November, 2010

  • Green Building Thrives in Shaky Economy

    Like a runaway recycling truck, green building’s momentum hasn’t been stopped by the economic recession and will keep speeding through the recovery, according to a report released just prior to the construction industry’s annual green-building co… Read more

  • Revealed: Winners of 2010 Aga Khan Award for Architecture

    The five winners of the prestigious 2010 Aga Khan Award for Architecture will be announced today at a ceremony in Doha, Qatar. Read more

  • Haiti Design Expo Postponed Due to Upcoming Election

    Underscoring the difficulties facing the rebuilding effort in Haiti, a government-sponsored competition to create housing for the earthquake-ravaged nation has been delayed. Read more

  • RMJM’s Supertall Okhta Tower Clears Major Hurdle

    At 1,322 feet, the St. Petersburg skyscraper would be Europe’s tallest building. UNESCO is threatening to revoke the city’s heritage status if the tower gets built. Read more

  • Dublin Docklands

    The Irish capital revamps its riverfront industrial lands, creating a mixed-use development with architecture by design luminaries such as Libeksind, Roche, and Calatrava. Read more

  • Developer May Raze Foster’s Unfinished Harmon Tower in Vegas

    Whether the still unopened Harmon Hotel inside the CityCenter resort in Las Vegas is demolished or remains an expensive billboard is now part of yet one more legal battle stemming from the struggling megaresort’s many financial woes. Read more