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July Architecture Billings Index Reports Sustained Demand for Design Services

July Architecture Billings Index Reports Sustained Demand for Design Services | GC's | Scoop.it
The market looks promising for the architecture community, but rapidly rising construction costs could pose a threat.
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5 Trends Shaping The Future Of Architecture

5 Trends Shaping The Future Of Architecture | GC's | Scoop.it
Architects from 2015's most innovative companies look into their crystal balls and divine the ways the built environment will evolve.
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3 Architects Who are Converting Your Waste to Buildings

3 Architects Who are Converting Your Waste to Buildings | GC's | Scoop.it
These architects say they have found the secret ingredient to sustainable homes: our waste.
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Revolutionary Construction Technology Of 3D Printed Steel Bridge In The Heart Of Amsterdam

Revolutionary Construction Technology Of 3D Printed Steel Bridge In The Heart Of Amsterdam | GC's | Scoop.it
Revolutionary Construction Technology Of 3D Printed Steel Bridge In The Heart Of Amsterdam By Heijmans, the innovative Dutch construction company behind the smart highway and glowing Van Gogh-inspired bicycle paths, has unveiled their latest...
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BP Center for High Performance Computing Featured in The Architect’s Newspaper

BP Center for High Performance Computing Featured in The Architect’s Newspaper | GC's | Scoop.it
HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm.
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Building Information Modelling and Architecture and Net Zero Energy Buildings | Sustainable Cities Collective

Building Information Modelling and Architecture and Net Zero Energy Buildings | Sustainable Cities Collective | GC's | Scoop.it
  (GBCSA building project) The United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative estimates the construction trades contribute as much as 30% of all global greenhouse gas emissions and consume up to 40% of all...

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New California Building Efficiency Standards Set the Stage for Zero Net Energy ... - Energy Collective

New California Building Efficiency Standards Set the Stage for Zero Net Energy ... - Energy Collective | GC's | Scoop.it
Meg Waltner, Manager, Building Energy Policy, San Francisco, CAThe California Energy Commission voted unanimously today to approve updated Building Energy Efficiency Standards which according to the CEC will cut regulated energy use in new homes by...
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Seven Leading Architects Defend the World’s Most Hated Buildings

Seven Leading Architects Defend the World’s Most Hated Buildings | GC's | Scoop.it
Can the field’s top minds change the way we think about a doomed housing project in Naples or the most abhorred skyscraper in Paris? Allow them to try.
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LEED works: How a green building rating system transformed the construction ... - NorthumberlandView.ca

LEED works: How a green building rating system transformed the construction ... - NorthumberlandView.ca | GC's | Scoop.it
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Cam Munro is the Innovative Construction Manager at Clark Builders in Edmonton, Alberta.
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STGM architects builds a sustainable office block in quebec

STGM architects builds a sustainable office block in quebec | GC's | Scoop.it
. comprising two storeys, the 1,000 square meter structure uses high performance concrete siding combined with eastern cedar to ensure a bold and distinctive appearance. The post STGM architects builds a sustainable office block in quebec appeared first on designboom | architecture...
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France now requires all new buildings to have green roofs or solar panels

France now requires all new buildings to have green roofs or solar panels | GC's | Scoop.it
Under the newly-passed law, all new commercial buildings must be partially-covered with either green roofs or solar panels.

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Smaller office spaces can be offset by other perks - The Tennessean

Smaller office spaces can be offset by other perks - The Tennessean | GC's | Scoop.it
Smaller office spaces can be offset by other perks
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AIA Design: Don't Just Consume Technology. Make It.

AIA Design: Don't Just Consume Technology. Make It. | GC's | Scoop.it
Experts call on architects to take action at a January conference on technology in architectural practice.
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New Orleans Breathes New Life into St. Roch Market

New Orleans Breathes New Life into St. Roch Market | GC's | Scoop.it
This beautiful 1875 marketplace in New Orleans—restored and redesigned after Hurricane Katrina—is now open for business
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Omnova Solutions HQ building earns LEED certified status from US Green ... - Crain's Cleveland Business

Omnova Solutions HQ building earns LEED certified status from US Green ... - Crain's Cleveland Business | GC's | Scoop.it
LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, recognizes best-in-class sustainable building strategies and practices. Omnova broke ground on the site in fall 2013 and moved in a year later.
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12 of the world's coolest office spaces

12 of the world's coolest office spaces | GC's | Scoop.it
Starships, sleep pods and slides: these are the offices where work and play happily co-exist.
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Where have all the architects gone? - Crain's New York Business

Where have all the architects gone? - Crain's New York Business | GC's | Scoop.it
The field is finally booming again, but designers with five to 10 years of experience are rare commodities—and they command big bucks.
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An Architect Works With a Source of Inspiration: His Father - New York Times

An Architect Works With a Source of Inspiration: His Father - New York Times | GC's | Scoop.it
Jonathan Marvel is practicing architecture in New York City with his father, Thomas, who in Puerto Rico was one of the most prolific designers of his generation.
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California company wants to ‘hover’ buildings, protecting against earthquakes

California company wants to ‘hover’ buildings, protecting against earthquakes | GC's | Scoop.it
The company that made Marty McFly’s hoverboard a reality is eyeing an even more ambitious technology that aims to ‘hover’ buildings.
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Airbnb makes it easy for architecture fans to sleep in style with their favorite architects

Airbnb makes it easy for architecture fans to sleep in style with their favorite architects | GC's | Scoop.it
Airbnb is bringing a better sleeping experience to people who want to rent architectural gems by the night and sleep in homes designed with form in mind.
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How green construction will save you money

How green construction will save you money | GC's | Scoop.it
Going green as a construction contractor is easier and more profitable than you think. Far more than a simple buzzword, green construction is fast becoming a critical sector brimming with...
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More money means more trees in US cities. — Environmental Health News

More money means more trees in US cities. — Environmental Health News | GC's | Scoop.it

Residents in major U.S. cities are more likely to have tree-filled neighborhoods if they have higher household incomes, which could lead to both environmental and health disparities, experts warn.


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‘Gurgaon buildings not quake-resistant’

‘Gurgaon buildings not quake-resistant’ | GC's | Scoop.it
: In the wake of a massive earthquake in Nepal that left behind a trail of destruction, experts in Gurgaon are of the view that mandatory audit of buildings should be conducted and existing structures should be upgraded...

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Associations Collaborating to Align International Green Construction Code | Green Building content from Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine

Associations Collaborating to Align International Green Construction Code | Green Building content from Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine | GC's | Scoop.it
Several associations that develop codes and standards to create green buildings are collaborating to align the International Green Construction Code, ANSI/ASHRAE/IES/USGBC Standard 189.1 and the LEED green building program.
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