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3D Printed Houses are on Their way

Thanks to a collaborative effort by the members of Project Milestone in the Netherlands, it’s now clear to everyone that 3D printed houses are most certainly on their way.

Source: edgylabs.com

What to expect from the fallout following a catastrophic jobsite incident

Structural failures and other jobsite disasters can lead to financial and legal problems — as well as damage to the contractor’s reputation.

Source: www.constructiondive.com

2018 IALD Award Winners Award of Excellence: OTA Civic Hall

"Luminaries of the lighting profession gathered at Chicago’s trendy Revel Fulton Market..to honor the winners of the 35th Annual International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) International Lighting Design Awards. Seventeen projects from eleven countries were on display – including in.."

Source: illumni.co

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects to design cloud-shaped Chengdu Natural History Museum in China

World Architecture Community News – Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects to design cloud-shaped Chengdu Natural History Museum in China

Source: worldarchitecture.org

Putting animals in their best light—Researchers find some shades of LED lamps threaten wildlife

A new generation of outdoor lights spreading across landscapes require greater scrutiny to reduce harm to wildlife, says a USC-led research group that developed a new tool to help fix the problem.

Source: phys.org

West Palm law office awarded $2 million from building collapse

When the wall came tumbling down, Bill Price’s West Palm Beach law firm found its roof under thousands of pounds of brick from the building next door and then the weight of two years of litigation.

Source: www.mypalmbeachpost.com

The Slick Dubai Building That Looks Like An iPod Is Nearly Complete

A blank canvas in a city like Dubai is an architect’s dream, and Hong Kong based James Law ‘Cybertecture’ did not hold back.
Introducing: ‘The Pad’
The 26 storey tall residential building that looks like an iPod, located in Business Bay, is nearly complete and it fits into Dubai’s modern skyline like a dream.

Source: lovindubai.com

18 Trends for Sustainable Homes in 2018

Whether you’re already on the green home bandwagon or you’re just starting to dip your toes in, here are the hottest trends to guide your eco-upgrades in 2018. (And, in the 20 years I’ve been watching things, this is bound to be the best year yet!)

Source: elemental.green

Beláy in Milwaukee selected for 2018 American Architecture Award

The Nation’s highest public award for new architecture

Source: urbanmilwaukee.com

Thanks to Ken at Wisconsin Development News for sharing this story originally.

Texas officials investigating significant cracks in $70M high school football stadium

Manhattan Construction Co. and Stantec Architecture told a school board they are working to determine the cause while work is still underway.

Source: www.constructiondive.com

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