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    The crumbling Detroit building went for $1.1 million, John King critiques The Presidio Trust’s Gallery + Ideas Forum, Chicago hotels experience a growth surge, and more news for your Thursday.

  • ADP: U.S. Economy Added 241,000 Jobs in December 2014

    In December, the U.S. construction industry added 23,000 jobs, manufacturing added 26,000 jobs, and professional and business services added 69,000 jobs, according to a report by payroll company ADP and Moody's Analytics,

  • California Officials Break Ground on High Speed Rail

    The $68 billion high-speed rail is the largest infrastructure project for California, linking the state’s two major metropolitan areas. But initial building process has taken over two years to just break ground, due to opposition from critics questioning its economic and legal validity.

  • Morning News Roundup: Jan. 6, 2015

    A large concrete chunk came off of the year-old Library and Learning Center at Vienna University, The New Yorker profiles Renzo Piano, NPR predicts housing trends for 2015, and more news to start your day.

  • Wiel Arets Architects Completes the A' House in Tokyo

    The Amsterdam-based firm built A’ House to correspond with the low-rise houses of a dense neighborhood outside Tokyo, and anticipate the future by meeting the stringent earthquake building requirements. Wrapped in glazed relief glass, the façade features extendable windows and a concave fold...

  • Frank Gehry's Schnabel House in Brentwood Listed for $12 Mil

    Film producer Michael LaFetra put the Schnabel House, built in 1989 and restored in 2013, up for sale.

  • Most Bizarre Architecture Headlines of 2014

    From the melting wax house to Washington, D.C.'s giant face landscape, these are the six most unusual stories of the year.

  • Morning News Roundup: Dec. 31, 2014

    The Chinese facility completed construction, a Dallas exhibit offers a look at architecture toys, and more news to round out the year.

  • Best Architecture Feuds of 2014

    This year offered several feuds for the ages. A retrospective look at some of the year's timeless antics.

  • Growth Rate in Construction Starts Predicted to Double in 2015, Report Finds

    A fourth-quarter economic report by construction consultants Rider Levett Bucknall indicates that strong commercial and residential markets, along with improved financing and investment, will drive construction gains.