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What is this, Inception? City Landscapes with Only the Building Facades

VisualNews.com | Posted 03.12.2014 | Arts
VisualNews.com

Where one building could be an ugly apartment block -- telephone wires and stuck-on balconies included -- we now get to assess the structure free of its intended purpose.

The Architectural Legacy of the Modern Olympics: A Low Medal Count

Paul Gunther | Posted 04.07.2014 | Arts
Paul Gunther

As architects and design lovers look forward accordingly, it is worth taking stock of the minute pantheon of enduring architectural excellence that has resulted from these seasonally alternating quadrennial attention-grabbing place makers.

Stop Building. Now.

Lance Hosey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Lance Hosey

Buildings use more energy than any other single industry, accounting for half of all energy and three quarters of electricity consumed in this country.

Beyond the Mine: Caterpillar's Commitment

G(irls)20 | Posted 08.20.2013 | Impact
G(irls)20

When you think about what makes up a great company, it's the diversity of thought, expertise and backgrounds of our employees that allow us to deliver to a diverse group of customers. And, introducing women to the mining industry is one part of this diversity equation.

Hemp Can Build Your House and Make Your Blouse

The 420 Times | Posted 07.28.2013 | Green
The 420 Times

The hemp plant's bast fibers offer numerous manufacturing possibilities as well such as being used in textile production and in oriented hemp board panels, in making interior panels for automobiles, rope, paper and much more.

Bricks and Mortar and Radical Change

John M. Eger | Posted 07.04.2013 | Impact
John M. Eger

After reading but just a few of the Carnegie Corporation Reports over the last several years, it is clear that almost everything about the current edu...

Bricks and Mortar and Radical Change

John M. Eger | Posted 06.17.2013 | Impact
John M. Eger

After reading but just a few of the Carnegie Corporation Reports over the last several years, it is clear that almost everything about the current edu...

The Air We Breathe: China, Pollution and the EPA As it Awaits a New Director

Paul Gunther | Posted 06.01.2013 | Green
Paul Gunther

Any thought to the strategic trajectory of China and its according infrastructure must take into essential consideration the bleak reality of its environment. Polluted air is a threat to its widely perceived inevitability to equal and then surpass the economic and social edge of America.

Building Non-Profit Resilience: Strong Roots in a Harsh Climate

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

Capacity building, at its most basic, strengthens non-profit's strategy, processes and leadership in ways that enhances their ability to achieve results.

Building Hope: Men From a Homeless Camp Become Valued Carpenters

Erin Levin | Posted 09.11.2012 | Good News
Erin Levin

The journey of Lamon Luther began three years ago when he discovered a group of homeless people living in the woods of his metro Atlanta neighborhood.

A Social Network for Buildings... Honestly?

Karla Zens | Posted 05.27.2012 | Green
Karla Zens

Remember having to rely on restaurant recommendations of trusted friends and a handful of professional reviewers in the pre-Yelp and Chowhound world? That's where the building industry is today.

Bizarre Roman Ruin Baffles Scientists

Posted 01.23.2012 | Science

By: Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor Published: 01/23/2012 09:17 AM EST on LiveScience A recently discovered mysterious "win...

Kingdom Tower: In Depth With The Architect

Jacob Slevin | Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts
Jacob Slevin

View from the water. Photo courtesy of © Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture. Just recently announced, the Kingdom Tower will be the world's ta...

WATCH: New York Through The David Rockwell Lens

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 10.07.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

David Rockwell is no stranger to the theatre and entertainment world. First inspired from a young age by his mother's community theatre in New Jersey,...

Sensory Architecture In London's Hyde Park

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 09.26.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Swiss architect Peter Zumthor's latest creation wills people to stop for a minute and think. This year's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion is constructed un...

The Computer As Art Medium

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 06.15.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

"Every medium has a way to communicate and our mission statement was at all times to figure out how we can com...

Philly Teens On Fast Track To Building Careers

11/02/2010 | Inquirer Staff Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

The assignment to design his own museum was all it took for student Christopher Thach to start imagining. The 17-year-old high school senior at Car...

Southern Sudan: Building a New Nation

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

The outcome of Southern Sudan's upcoming election is pointing towards a new nation state and the international community will rally around its birth. The real issue is whether the international community will help or hinder.

PHOTOS: Hempcrete, Earthships, And More! The Coolest Home Design Trends

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The modern home builder has a bevy of options for building a sustainable, low-energy, non-toxic building. From hemp, to corn cobs, to old tires, to sm...

Sports Micro-Venture Fund Opens: With $500K on the Line, Are You Game?

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

Last week, we launched a $1/2M fund for building or upgrading facilities for organizations that utilize sports as a mechanism for social change.

ATFP Launches New Online Palestinian State and Institution Building Resources

Ziad J. Asali, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ziad J. Asali, M.D.

ATFP hopes these resources will help people around the world better understand the scope, progress and importance of state and institution building by the Palestinian people.

Danger and Intrigue in Cortlandt Alley

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

I do appreciate alleys for their beauty as a rare piece of forgotten New York. There's really nothing you can do to save or preserve them and their value is in their scarcity.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Building Change Across the Globe

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

Architecture for Humanity has spent the last decade building a more sustainable future using the power of design.

Dying To Work: Human Trafficking and the Construction Industry

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Cameron Sinclair

What good is building a zero energy, carbon neutral complex if unethical labor practices are jeopardizing the lives of those who build this architectural wonder?