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Book release: Architectural Design: Designing for the Third Age

This issue highlights how architecture needs to rise to the challenge of a demographic revolution, and redefines architecture for a generation of 'Active Agers'

[Infographic] Stadiums of the world

This infographic, provided by Banagher Precast Concrete Limted, shows off some of the world's most beautiful stadiums

Paojiang Lake wins MIPIM/Architectural Review Future Projects Big Urban Project Award 2014

The award went to the design by architect Paul Lukez, who in collaboration with an international team of contributors, sought to create a project of a series of parks, representative of the five elements

Autodesk releases 2015 suites for building and civil infrastructure industries

The release responds to user-requests to deliver hundreds of refinements, with cleaner, easier user interfaces; more flexible data handling; and enhanced design and engineering

Innovative architecture adapting to needs of the times

Architecture may have come a long way but there is still room for new thinking, with inventive new designs being implemented year after year, as these buildings prove

Trimble releases SketchUp 2014

The latest release of the popular design software features an expanded 3D warehouse and new tools to support BIM workflows, improving the ability to create, access, share and collaborate on 3D models

Sefaira for SketchUp offers real-time energy analysis

The plugin is the first software to integrate such analysis directly into the design process, allowing designers to analyse their ideas and explore realistic alternatives without lengthy meetings or costly iterations

Chocolate tower is sweet innovation

Princeton boffins make life size pavilion out of chocolate as exercise into how materials inform design

John Holland to build new University of Sydney Business School

Sydney based architect John Holland Group is announced as the contractor for University's new business school design

Balfour Beatty get LEED Gold for San Diego offices

Leading American contractor Balfour Beatty gains LEED gold award for its latest office buildings in San Diego, California

800 Metre Chinese SuperTower to be built in 6 months

Chinese contractors have agreed a deal to build the world's tallest buildint in just six months, it has been reported

How to survive in modern construction

The key to survival in the construction industry is being able to face the future, says hi-tech builder, FDC construction & fitouts

Balfour Beatty to work on 'most ambitious' US infrastructure project

Specialist engineers Balfour will work on the ongoing California rail project which is breaking all records for West Coast transit

One WTC Observation Deck operators chosen

Leading hospitality provider has been chosen to operate the three storey observation tower atop One World Trade Center

Bechtel ships out new cargo safety innovation

Increased efficiency and safety in West African ports is set to get a boost from an American engineer Bechtel

Samsung's Saudi Arabia project lauded for quality

The Korean Corporation Samsung has become the first engineering construction company to recieve a MEED award for its work on the Ma'aden Ammonia project in Saudi Arabia

Where is the construction industry headed in 2013?

Mikhail Turkov discusses the current state of the Construction industry and its possible avenues for progression in 2013

Watpac awarded $200 million Brisbane Tower

Brisbane's acclaimed skyline will be boosted by a $200 million Watpac office block by 2015, it has been announced

Work starts on £12.3 million 'Golden Mile'

The next stage in the regeneration of the Historic 'Golden Mile' district is under way

€500m Canalejas project to invigorate Madrid

A Spanish engineering firm is taking pride in being the essential cog in a massive redevelopment project in central Madrid

Race hots up for £600m Mersey Gateway Project

The competition is growing to be the first name on the list for the prestigious Mersey Gateway Project which has been lauded by the government

Saudi Construction facing turbulent times

Bad figures for construction in Saudi Arabia have been cooled by a positive recent performance, but danger still lurks

Why New Saudi monument could be pride of Britain

Two British companies will be heavily involved in the construction of the world's largest building

Graham construction secures Sheffield structure

Top UK contractor awarded lucrative and exciting University project in Sheffield worth almost £19 million

European Machiners welcome industry regulation announcement

Industry groups have reacted positively in response to the European committee's new regulation of construction and engineering

What to expect in 2013

Construction Digital gets to grips with the challenges facing construction in 2013 as we interview the Director of public procurement specialists LHC, John Skivvington

Man who transformed Birmingham's skyline honoured by award

A graduate of two Birmingham Universities who went on to develop two of the city's most coveted buildings has been honored by Birmingham City University

Kebony to steal the show at Ecobuild 2013

Norweigan materials producers Kebony are rightly excited for Ecobuild London 2013, as it is a chance to further endorse the much lauded KREOD project featuring its award-winning alternative to tropical hardwood

US Industry adds jobs but unemployment remains high

US Construction is hiring more staff, a step in the right direction to thwart the still high unemployment figures

Historic Village gets Specialist House Build Project

A new wave of sustainable homes is set to him Cheam Park, a beautiful area of Southern England

Historic Village gets Specialist House Build Project

A new wave of sustainable homes is set to him Cheam Park, a beautiful area of Southern England

Historic Village gets Specialist House Build Project

A new wave of sustainable homes is set to him Cheam Park, a beautiful area of Southern England

Brookfield win Nariet 2012 Light Leader award

Brookfield Inc has been awarded a prestigious and significant sustainability title after its several innovative projects in the preceding year

Construction industry boosts PSIM awareness

The construction industry has been one of the main reasons for the meteoric rise of Physical Security Information Management over the past two years

Arup Cambridge lab scoops design award

The Sainsbury Laboratory at Cambridge University in the UK has scooped the 2012 Stirling Prize, earning one of the UK's most prestigious awards for architecture from RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects).

Turner cleans up DC infrastructure awards

The Associated General Contractors of America's Metropolitan DC Branch this week recognised Turner Construction Company's work with Inova Health and Washington DC Public Schools.

Construction Firms open doors to public

The Open Doors Weekend, an innovative scheme to further the public's engagement with Construction firms, is set to go ahead, with giants such as Skanska, Balfour Beatty and Mace all heavily involved

New Sports Park will invigorate Datong

An underappreciated area of Northern China gets the first of its regenerative boosters in the form of a 30,000 seater stadium

Manchester firm BDP announces Shanghai project

Widely respected Manchester architectural designers BDP will start a large project in one of Shanghai's most expansive district's

JW Marriott opens in Baku as Azerbaijan comes of age

The opening of the JW Marriott Absheron hotel and residential space in Baku marks the entrance of a burgeoning new metropolis to the architectural world stage

Singapore's Marina Bay

The growing financial and entertainment hub boasts modern infrastructure and eclectic architecture

Green Design for Korea Hydro Nuclear Headquarters

H Architecture releases plans for a green-roofed, mixed-use research center

Japanese Ad Firm Creates Off-The-Grid Eco House

The Mirai Nihon project is a peek at the possibilities of bringing together 21st century sustainable technologies

Highest LEED Rated Building Built in India

Bayer's new office building in Greater Noida, India earned 64 out of 69 possible points

Emerging Architectural Trends of 2012

Up-and-coming designs that are shaping the building sector

FCF: Melbourne's Pixel Building

Melbourne's Pixel Building makes the top ten ugliest list

Urban Agriculture - A Growing Phenomenon

Cities around the world are transforming unused spaces into productive, edible plots

The Low Line - New York's First Underground Park

In a subterranean response to NYC's successful High Line project, the Low Line will replace an abandoned trolley station

The Rise of Wooden Skyscrapers

Ambitious, eco-conscious architects are turning to wood to build the next generation of green high-rises

Maglev City to Float It's Way to Self Sufficiency

Heaven and Earth, a green, radical urban concept by Wei Zhao, rides the earth's magnetic lines


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