Building Materials

This Week in Tech: A Transformable Lab to Test—and Stress—Occupants
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This Week in Tech: A Transformable Lab to Test—and Stress—Occupants

Plus do-it-yourself LEGO drones, an ancient city identified by lasers, and more of... Read more

This Week in Tech: LA's Newest Skyscraper Braces Itself for Earthquakes
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This Week in Tech: LA's Newest Skyscraper Braces Itself for Earthquakes

Plus...Phillip Bernstein steps down at Autodesk, self-driving buses that could... Read more

LA's Newest Skyscraper Braces Itself for Earthquakes
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LA's Newest Skyscraper Braces Itself for Earthquakes

The Wilshire Grand Center gears up to withstand the powerful forces of mother nature. Read more

Full Disclosures
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Full Disclosures

In an age when transparency is expected, being open about materials requires a... Read more

This Week in Tech: When Architecture Was an Olympic Event
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This Week in Tech: When Architecture Was an Olympic Event

No backflips necessary. Plus, smart-tech's impact on Rio post-Games, textile maker... Read more

Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Architectural Authenticity
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Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Architectural Authenticity

Wood siding that has been beveled and sand-cast to emulate stone at the American... Read more

Architecture and Design Students Test Their Mettle with Mass Timber
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Architecture and Design Students Test Their Mettle with Mass Timber

The winners of a competition to rethink a Manhattan development bring affordable... Read more

A Structural Product Offering Thermal Efficiency
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A Structural Product Offering Thermal Efficiency

ARCHITECT columnist Blaine Brownell discusses porous cellular glass insulation, a... Read more

A Colorful History of Paint
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A Colorful History of Paint

Archival materials illustrate how the ways in which paints and coatings were... Read more

This Week in Tech: Building Blocks Made from Waste Plastic
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This Week in Tech: Building Blocks Made from Waste Plastic

Plus, an off-shore wind farm for the U.S., financing sustainable energy for... Read more

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Feltrinelli Porta Volta Feltrinelli Porta Volta

Herzog & de Meuron

Laidley Street Residence Laidley Street Residence

Designed by Michael Hennessey Architecture in San Francisco, this compact, Custom...

Westlight Westlight

TEN Arquitectos

Engel & Völkers Headquarters and STRANDHAUS Engel & Völkers Headquarters and STRANDHAUS

Richard Meier & Partners Architects

Vessel Vessel

Heatherwick Studio

Soundport Headquarters Soundport Headquarters

Foster + Partners

G.R.O.W G.R.O.W

Alex Loh

Breiavatnet Lanterna Breiavatnet Lanterna

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, SJ Arkitekter

Blumenhaus Blumenhaus

Wiel Arets Architects

Kin[a]esthetics Kin[a]esthetics

Jonathan Izen

The Academy The Academy

James Skimin

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