UNITED STATES

Plans revealed for new Miami Produce Center complex raised on thin stilts

BIG's new plans for a Miami Produce Center complex raised on thin stilts have been released...

10 Aug 2018

UNITED STATES

Yale University, UN design super-sustainable eco-housing module

Yale University has teamed up with UN Environment and UN Habitat to design a new super-sustainable eco-housing module...

2 Aug 2018

UNITED STATES

Fentress Architects selected to design US pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

Colorado-based architecture firm Fentress Architects has been selected to design the USA's pavilion for the Dubai Expo 2020...

23 Jul 2018

UNITED STATES

MIT scientist creates multi-functional mass timber longhouse

MIT research scientist and architect John Klein has created a mass timber building prototype for shared communal spaces...

12 Jul 2018

UNITED STATES

How recycling more steel, aluminum could slash imports without a trade war

Many economists expect President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported steel and aluminum to increase what American companies and consumers pay...

By Daniel Cooper 19 Jun 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Skills shortage driving hike in construction costs - survey

The cost of global construction is set to rise by 4.3% during 2018 compared to 4.1% in 2017...

30 May 2018

UNITED STATES

Frank Gehry revises plans for Ocean Avenue Tower in Santa Monica

Frank Gehry has released an updated version of plans for his new Ocean Avenue Tower in Santa Monica, California...

8 May 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Studio Gang unveils plans for its first curvy LA tower

US architecture firm Studio Gang has unveiled plans for its new tower in Los Angeles, featuring a curvaceous form...

7 May 2018

UNITED STATES

Architecture in 2018: Look to the streets, not the sky

A decade after the global economic collapse, urban development is booming...

By Sean Weiss 5 Jan 2018

UNITED STATES

Six rules for rebuilding infrastructure in an era of 'unprecedented' weather events

Before Hurricane Harvey made landfall on 25 August, there was little doubt that its impact would be devastating and wide-ranging. ..

By Thaddeus R. Miller and Mikhail Chester 8 Sep 2017

AFRICA

Expanded engagement for Caterpillar: Boosting sales and alleviating poverty

A strong signal of growing business engagement with Africa by large US corporations was the announcement last September by Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman of plans to invest over $1b in Africa over the next five years...

14 Jul 2017

UNITED STATES

Utilities including nuclear firms hacked

WASHINGTON, US: Firms operating nuclear power plants and other energy facilities in the US have been hacked in recent months, the New York Times reported Thursday, 6 July...

10 Jul 2017

GLOBAL

As US mulls action on steel, foreign producers urge caution

Foreign steel producers on Wednesday, 24 May, called for prudence from the Trump administration as it considers possible actions to shield domestic companies from unfair imports on national security grounds...

26 May 2017

UNITED STATES

Seven factors to consider in hiring painting contractors for your office

Before you settle for a painter, it's a good idea to contact several painting contractors and have a meeting with all of them to increase your chance of getting the best...

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 22 May 2017

UNITED STATES

HOK's Kay Sargent to present at CorpComm Expo 2016

Kay Sargent, senior principal of strategic accounts and workplace at HOK, a global design and engineering firm, will present a seminar focused on environmental design at CorpComm Expo 2016...

25 Aug 2016

UNITED STATES

Building for a future of more extreme weather

The human and economic losses resulting from extreme weather events during the last several years vividly demonstrate the US' historically shortsighted approach to development...

By Keith Krumwiede 17 Jun 2015

UNITED STATES

Skanska group wins USD3.6bn LaGuardia airport project

A consortium led by Swedish construction company Skanska was picked for a $3.6bn project to modernize New York's LaGuardia Airport, regional transport officials announced on Thursday, 28 May...

1 Jun 2015

UNITED STATES

Warning of major hacking attack on the USA

WASHINGTON, USA: Cyber attacks might be taking a toll now, but just wait: a survey of experts says things are likely to get even worse in the US over the next decade.

30 Oct 2014

UNITED STATES

Eustace breaks sound barrier in jump from space

WASHINGTON, USA: A Google executive, Alan Eustace, set a new record by jumping successfully from near the top of the stratosphere, 41,000m above the Earth and, in the process, broke the sound barrier as he fell.

27 Oct 2014

UNITED STATES

US vulnerable to serious cyber-attacks

WASHINGTON, USA: The United States has failed to sufficiently adapt to new cyber-security threats, exposing itself to potential terror strikes as devastating as September 11, authors of the report on the 2001 attacks have warned.

25 Jul 2014

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