We’ve all heard of Google. -
But have you heard of Google X? -
Google X is Google’s somewhat secret research facility, a la Q Branch of Ian Fleming’s 007 spy novel fame, which has as its mission the...more
This past year I read an article on Forbes about the nascent 3D printing movement and a young man named Cody Wilson who literally printed himself a working gun....more
In a case of first impression, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of design defect claims against a residential homebuilder under New Jersey’s Product Liability Act when the homeowner...more
The newest version of the LEED ratings system, LEED v4, has officially been released. For a comparison of the major changes between LEED 2009 and LEEDv4, check out this downloadable form from the USGBC....more
The term “built environment” is used by advocates who see a connection between architecture and the health, vibrancy and sustainability of our communities. Groups seeking to restore historic and architecturally interesting...more
This bill allows those with a degree from an accredited architectural program to ?become registered as an interior designer.?
What are the important changes in the bill??
The passage of this bill allows those who...more
This summer, Pacific Standard Time’s world-class exhibits highlight the architecture that gives Southern California its unique reputation for modern but relaxed style. This series of exhibits, a Getty initiative, titled...more
Technology companies in the Bay Area have led the resurgence of the local commercial real estate sector. And these companies are also creating a new norm in campus design known as the Google Effect. ...more
In This Issue:
Green Building Focus - GSA may abandon LEED certification; Green roof on California university dorm; CA nonresidential energy use disclosure rules take effect; Boston Properties acquires 535 Mission...more
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