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  1. From concept to concrete: Building the V&A Dundee Museum of Design

    These are external links and will open in a new window Ten years after a Dundee V&A museum was first considered, the finishing touches are being applied to the exterior of the £80.1m building ahead of its opening next summer. In the decade from concept to...
  2. So you want to build a modernist home in a traditional neighborhood?

    Oh my, what will the neighbors think?! As architects, we are trained to be sensitive to a building’s context and surrounding environment and not to simply design in a bubble. For this reason, when a homeowner is looking to do a new modern house or...
  3. This Company Can Design, Build, and Deliver a Sustainable Prefab in Just 12 Weeks

    Explore Ecospace Studio's modular buildings that serve a variety of valuable purposes. Co-managed by architects Lee Town, Amira Idris-Town, and Matthew Kettle of the London-based firm IPT Architects, Ecospace Studios was created with the goal of...
  4. Sullivan Building & Design Announces Its Expanded Custom Modular Services

    Tilghman, MD -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/16/2017 -- Sullivan Building & Design, a construction and design firm based in Talbot County, MD, recently announced that it will be expanding its custom modular services. The company announced that it is expanding its custom...
  5. Take a look inside New York's architecture and design gems

    Many of the 200 participating buildings are typically closed to the public, like the Jefferson Market Library tower. Once a courthouse, fire tower and a women's detention center, the 1877 Venetian Gothic building in Manhattan's Greenwich Village was...
  6. The meticulous makeovers behind NYC’s historic buildings

    Adjmi’s design was approved by the LPC in 2015. When seeking replacement bricks for such a project, architects must match them by size, shape and color. While most of the Woolworth Building is still office space, its upper floors now have condos.
  7. Diller Scofidio and Renfro, Billard Leece Partnership design new Sydney Uni health building

    New York-based Diller Scofidio and Renfro and Australian practice Billard Leece Partnership have collaborated on the design of a new main building in the University of Sydney’s proposed health precinct. The project is part of the university’s $1.4...
  8. The race to codify resilience design

    Some AEC firms use their own resilience measurement tools. Arup created a framework and rating system for designing earthquake-resilient buildings which it calls Resilience-based Earthquake Design Initiative, or REDi. Several cities, states, and the...
  9. Business: Potomac's Anthony Wilder Design/Build Honored

    Elizabeth and Anthony Wilder of Anthony Wilder Design/Build in Potomac were inducted into The Great Game of Business (GGOB) Hall of Fame at the GGOB’s 25th Annual Conference, ”The Gathering of the Games,” recently. The Hall of Fame Award is an honor...
  10. The Fun of Building is Back

    The Toniture (Toy + Furniture) project, developed by Design Studio G280, gives children an experience like no other – the ability to build their own furniture. I’m not talking about IKEA furniture here, these units are constructed using large headed...

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