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    Factory-built homes have gotten the hype, writes Christopher Hawthorne, but modular’s true potential may lie in building tall.

  • Chicago Architect Lucien Lagrange Joins Lessard Design

    Self-described as an outsider to the profession, Lucien Lagrange, AIA, joins a new firm for the third time in two years.

  • 10 Tallest Buildings of 2008 Announced

    The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's list of the tallest buildings completed in 2008.

  • Transbay May Lead to New San Francisco Skyline

    The San Francisco Planning Department has announced a new zoning proposal that would increase height allowances on several sites surrounding the proposed Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects-designed Transbay Terminal tower. Dubbed the Transit Center District Pl

  • Where Art and Commerce Meet

    Neil Denari's Manhattan condo tower maximizes square footage with its sculptural, structurally expressive form.

  • Who's Tall Now?

    You'd think it would be tough to cloak a nearly 1,900-foot-tall building in secrecy, yet that's exactly what's happening with the proposed China 117 Tower in Tianjin, China, and many other skyscrapers still in the proposal or early building phases.

  • Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

    Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is famous for building tall, but with the firm's new residential development in Dubai, it is building thin as well.

  • Three Proposals for San Francisco's Transbay Neighborhood

    The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA), a group formed in 2001 to redevelop the aging 1930s transit station located at Mission and 1st streets, put out an international call last year for architect-developer teams to design the city's Transbay neighborhood.

  • 7 World Trade Center

    Before design began on 7 World Trade Center, architect David Childs of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) outlined a daunting task for his team. The project, he said, should set the bar for design and technical considerations—environmental sustainability, urban sensitivity, construction detailing...

  • A Skyscraper for Southern Florida?

    Three distinct building proposals are in the running for the last undeveloped land in downtown West Palm Beach, Fla.