Page B1 . 06 June 2007       
ArchitectureWeek - Building Department
NEWS   |   DESIGN   |   BUILDING   |   DESIGN TOOLS   |   ENVIRONMENT   |   CULTURE
< Prev Page Next Page >
 
BUILDING
 
  •  
  • Determining Shenzhen
     
  •  
  • SoCal Concrete
     
  •  
  • Field Guide to Sprawl

    [an error occurred while processing this directive]
    AND MORE
      Current Contents
      Blog Center
      Download Center
      New Products
      Products Guide
      Classic Home
      Architecture Forum
      Architects Directory
      Topics Library
      Complete Archive
      Web Directory
      About ArchWeek
      Search
      Subscribe & Contribute
      Free Newsletters
       

     
    QUIZ
     
    NEXT WEEK

    [an error occurred while processing this directive]

    BUILDING THIS WEEK

    ArchWeek Image

    DETERMINING SHENZHEN

    It is a historical fact that with economic transition comes environmental change. Perhaps there is no greater influence on the physical environment than the rapid industrial and economic development of towns and cities.

    This occurred in Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries, during the Industrial Revolution. Transportation innovations like the train and later the car encouraged a physical and psychological detachment between the home and workplace, leading to an expansion of residential and commercial districts into rural pastures.

    Continue...

    ArchWeek Image

    SOCAL CONCRETE

    The Rice Residence, on a hillside above Los Angeles, expresses an idyllic Southern California lifestyle with daylight saturating every room, a floor plan that encourages casual indoor-outdoor living, and spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean in the distance.

    Continue...

    ArchWeek Image

    FIELD GUIDE TO SPRAWL

    Words such as "city," "suburb," and "countryside" no longer capture the reality of real estate development in the United States. Most Americans inhabit complex metropolitan landscapes layered with tracts, strips, malls, office parks, and highways. Widespread dissatisfaction with speculative building has provoked many critiques, but precise terms to define the physical elements of sprawl are often missing.

    Continue...

    More Building and Construction

    Flipping over Barney's — The Slatin Report, 2007.0607

    Code Council Seeks Federal Funding for Building Departments — International Code Council press release, 2007.0606

    Pentominium: Largest Residential Tower in the World — Inhabitat (blog), 2007.0606

    Going Modular — Multi-housing News, 2007.0606

    HUD Chief Urges Action on Loan Proposal — Yahoo News, 2007.0605

    Renovation Slowly Adds Some Light to Lollipops — New York Times, 2007.0605

    High-Rise Heavensí Glass Walls Now Rival Balconies — Boston Globe, 2007.0605

    Steven Holls Combines Geeky Aesthetic, Environmental Elements — Wired, 2007.0605

    Talking about Tudors — Fairfax County Times, 2007.0605

    Australia's Home-Building Approvals Probably Gained in April — Bloomberg, 2007.0604

    Housing Slump, Job Losses Conflict — Sun-Sentinel, 2007.0604

    Thatching Revival Rescues Ancient Craft — Telegraph, 2007.0603

    New Homes Now Built with 38 Plug Sockets — Telegraph, 2007.0603

    Affordable Housing: A Question of Extremes — Boca Raton News, 2007.0603

    'Flip This House' Star Accused of Fraud and Faking Work on Show — USA Today, 2007.0603

    Christ the Light's Project Is Most Expensive Church in U.S. History — Contra Costa Times, 2007.0603

    'Katrina Homes' Draw Keys Interest — MSNBC, 2007.0603

    Nails, Hammers, Wood, Women: A House Is Born — MSNBC, 2007.0603

    Reviving a Birthplace of Civil Rights — New York Times, 2007.0603

    My Other Home Is a Garage — Telegraph, 2007.0602

    BOMA Releases TOP 10 Tips to Prepare for Hurricane Season — BOMA press release, 2007.0601

    The Day Half of My Home Collapsed Around Me — Daily Mail, 2007.0601

    Greensburg, Kansas, Now More Than Just a Name — AIArchitect, 2007.0601

    Remodeling Craze — Memphis Business Journal, 2007.0601

    Our Myopic Building Codes — Fine Homebuilding, 2007.0601

    Making the Skylight Fantastic — Building Design, 2007.0601

    Accessible Design? As Long as It's Not Ugly — The Globe and Mail, 2007.0601

    High Light of the City — U.K. Times, 2007.0601

    Acoustics Given Thumbs Up by Top Conductor — World Architecture News, 2007.0531

    Building Codes, Revamped Since Andrew, Still Being Worked On — Sarasota Herald-Tribune, 2007.0530

    Revolutionary Sound-Engineered, Anti-Mold Plywood — Supress Products press release, 2007.0529

    V Is for Victory in Low-Cost, Effective Quake Resistance Refitting — Asahi, 2007.0528

    South Korea Joins Rush to Build Ever Taller Buildings — New York Times, 2007.0527

    Plymouth Prepares to Stand Tall — Telegraph, 2007.0527

    Egos 'a Threat to Skylines' — Guardian Unlimited, 2007.0527

    Double Edged Sword: The Owner's Separate Consultants — AIArchitect, 2007.0525

    Transformative Space — AIArchitect, 2007.0525

    A House on the Hudson with a Japanese Soul — New York Times, 2007.0524

    Roof Gardens Are Easy... — International Facility Management Association, 2007.0516

    Note: Pages will open in a new browser window
    External sites are not endorsed by ArchitectureWeek.

    Library : more Tools and ConstructionHome Design and Building, and Green Building

    Building Last Week

    Building Department Archive

    Special thanks to our Sustaining Subscribers.
     
    < Prev Page Next Page > Send this to a friend       Subscribe       Contribute       Media Kit       Privacy       Comments
    ARCHWEEK   |   GREAT BUILDINGS   |   DISCUSSION   |   NEW BOOKS   |   FREE 3D   |   SEARCH
    http://www.ArchWeek.com/building.html
    © 2007 Artifice, Inc. - All Rights Reserved