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Greig O'Brien

Greig O'Brien

Greig O'Brien is the Managing Editor of ARCHITECT, as well as the other titles in Hanley Wood's Design Group: Residential Architect and Architectural Lighting

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Renovation: Construction Begins on Buffalo's Richardson Olmsted Complex Renovation: Construction Begins on Buffalo's Richardson Olmsted Complex

The design and construction team for the renovation of the historic Richardson Olmsted Complex in Buffalo, N.Y., broke ground today. The project's first phase will turn a portion of the former insane asylum campus into a hotel and events space. Read more

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Billings Index Continue to Show Recovery for Architecture Billings Index Continue to Show Recovery for Architecture

For the fifth month in a row, and for eight of the past nine months, the latest Architecture Billings Index (released in mid-October by the American Institute of Architects) shows growth in demand for the design and construction industry. All regions and sectors also report more billings, yet again. Read more

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ADP: Economy Adds Jobs in September, but Pace Is Still Slow ADP: Economy Adds Jobs in September, but Pace Is Still Slow

According to payroll company ADP and their partner Moody’s Analytics, the U.S. economy added 166,000 jobs in September. The construction industry added 16,000 jobs and the professional/business services sector added 27,000 jobs. Read more

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Growth Has Become the Norm, as Architecture Billings Speed Up in August Growth Has Become the Norm, as Architecture Billings Speed Up in August

For nearly the entire past year, the Architecture Billings Index has shown growth in demand for the design and construction industry, signaling a design industry whose footing is on much more stable ground than in the recent past. Read more

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May Jobs Report: 175,000 Jobs Added; 4,900 Added in Architecture and Engineering May Jobs Report: 175,000 Jobs Added; 4,900 Added in Architecture and Engineering

The United States economy added a slightly better than expected 175,000 jobs in May. Architecture and engineering services added 4,900 jobs, while construction added 7,000 with residential construction having a better month than commercial construction. Read more

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