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  1. Vancouver architects design building to house rainforest in Dubai desert

    Vancouver architects Brad McTavish and Clive Grout are behind a new bio-dome called the Green Planet that will open in Dubai on Sept. 1. Their firm, Grout McTavish Architects, also designed the Robson Square ice rink plaza and the YVR international terminal.
  2. Advantages Of Building Design And Construction Methods

    Advancement in modern technology has paved way for the bounteous developments in real estate industry. Visible changes have been outstandingly recorded within the past few years, even so, the changes observed between the last and present decade is...
  3. Hotel gracefully restores building designed by 'father of the skyscraper'

    One of the archways leads to an intimate second-floor lobby bar, "Volume 39," Its name signals the presence of old law volumes from the law firms that once inhabited the building (a nice touch) and the 39 S. LaSalle address. A Los Angeles interior design...
  4. Rollercoaster-Inspired Library Buildings

    This design, whose most noteworthy elements are the sloping roof and unconventional roof shape, is inspired by a nearby theme park and its famous rollercoasters. The building also features compact glazed windows that maximize natural light but keep glare down.
  5. How to Design and Build Your Own Custom Home

    Many people dream about designing and building their perfect home from the ground up. The home might be for raising a family or for retirement. Either way, planning makes all the difference when it comes to making your custom dream home a reality.
  6. Alva Roy Architects design the Garden Void single family two story house in Toronto, Canada

    The living area oriented to the south and its view toward the natural setting is assured by an 8-meter long window placed at the south side of the building. Interior design follows the geometric alignments of the overall plan, making for a variety of...
  7. Building design firm to add 205 jobs in Mebane (+ video)

    Mebane, N.C. — A company that designs and builds apartments, student housing, hotels and senior living centers plans to open an operation in Alamance County that will create 205 jobs, officials said Monday. Prescient, which officials said has a design...
  8. BIM’s impact on Health & Safety of a Building

    When one considers the various ways in which BIM can be used and how its uses extend beyond just design & construction of a building, one can’t miss its applications in deploying and maintaining the building systems. It is interesting to note...
  9. Building Green is a definite Must

    When it comes to building designs simple tweaks based on age-old vernacular architectural principles can work wonders. Positioning houses with their longest facades in a north-south orientation helps reduce direct sunlight on them, thereby keeping...
  10. Episode Five: "Library Design: If You Build It, They Will Come" by American Libraries Dewey Decibel Podcast

    Episode Five tackles a topic close to host Phil Morehart's heart: library architecture and design. As editor of American Libraries Magazine's annual Library Design Showcase, Morehart was primed and perfectly suited to talk to this episode's three guests...

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