As we all know, the construction sector is confronting the economic headwinds. And this sector has experiencing the largest decrease in output of all the industry sectors. Construction industry is the pillar industry of a country; it also largely solved the problem of employment. And the growth of the construction industry to GDP of a country plays an important role. Especially after the 2008 financial crisis, countries have incentive policies for construction industry.
As part of the Landmarks Preservation Commission-approved revitalization plan, historic features and finishes and distinctive architectural detaiLS, which had been obscured by alterations over time, are being restored or recreated.
The Washington Post By Jonathan O'Connell
When proposals surface about changing the Heights of Buildings Act of 1910 - Mayor Vincent C. Gray sparked the latest discussion last month - fears about views of the National Mall and the city's historical L'Enfant plan inevitably follow.
Chicago Tribune By John P. Huston
A self-described architecture buff is scrambling to dismantle a Frank Lloyd Wright-connected cottage in Wilmette and move it to Wauconda, saving the structure from demolition and earning applause from preservationists.
Associated Press/AP Online
MADRID - Architect Rafael Moneo has been named the winner of Spain's Prince of Asturias arts award in 2011.
Architecture and design in the Middle East is at a point of inflection as the industry moves to create a distinct design vernacular.
This visual language is being shaped by the region's cultural diversity and a young, internationally educated and technologically inclined workforce. That was the broad consensus of industry leaders at the Design Executive Roundtable, held yesterday at The Office Exhibition 2012.