Architecture, Construction, Engineering and Interior Design News & Analysis
Equipment Purchasing to Increase in 2013
A US trade association predicts that larger construction companies will increase spending on equipment in 2013.
LED Retrofit for Street Lighting in Foster City, California
Initiated in 2011, Foster City in California, USA is revamping its street lights to energy efficient Light Emitting...
US Welcomes New Green Building Standard
The American National Standards Institute has approved the new 2012 ICC 700 National Green Building Standard for America.
New Innovation Could Boost Efficiency of Solar Panels
A new robotic system could help make photovoltaic panels far more efficient by maximising their exposure to the...
The Bullitt Centre: A Green American Icon
Designed by Miller Hull Partnership with sustainability input from the Bullitt Foundation, Seattle's Bullitt Centre may well become...
How One Home Stood Strong Against Biggest Atlantic Hurricane Ever
One Long Island house stood up in Hurricane Sandy even as neighbouring homes were devastated.
The Future Looks Bright for American Architecture
A sense of optimism surrounds construction in America as architecture firms celebrate their strongest growth rate in billings...
US Power Grid ‘Inherently Vulnerable’ to Terrorist Attacks
The US power grid is vulnerable to terrorist attacks unless infrastructure and technology are significantly improved, according to...
Is America Really Experiencing a Building Comeback?
Forward indicators are positive, but a 'fiscal cliff' could derail the American building industry comeback.
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