Building Materials

A Colorful History of Paint
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A Colorful History of Paint

Archival materials illustrate how the ways in which paints and coatings were... More

Five Cutting-Edge Building Materials to Watch in 2016
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Five Cutting-Edge Building Materials to Watch in 2016

These products and technologies draw inspiration from the natural world. More

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2015 Boston Blizzard Takes Its Toll on Region's Buildings 2015 Boston Blizzard Takes Its Toll on Region's Buildings

Record-breaking winter storms have dumped several feet of snow and ice on the city, causing buildings to buckle under the accumulated weight. More

Design Council Names 70 Rising Designers in the U.K.
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Design Council Names 70 Rising Designers in the U.K.

Marking the organization's 70th anniversary, the lineup includes 70 architects,... More

Iron Found to be an Essential Element in Gothic Architecture
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Iron Found to be an Essential Element in Gothic Architecture

French researchers used radiocarbon dating of 11th and 13th century cathedrals to... More

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Bob Berkebile Joins the International Living Future Institute Bob Berkebile Joins the International Living Future Institute

The accomplished architect and preservationist will work part-time as a senior strategic adviser, focusing on ILFI's Living Product and Living Community challenges. More

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The Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes is the First to Obtain Well Platinum Pilot Certification The Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes is the First to Obtain Well Platinum Pilot Certification

The Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is the first institute to achieve the International Well Building Institute's highest distinction. More

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Site Visit: R+D Award Winner Afterhouse is Revitalizing Detroit One Lot at a Time Site Visit: R+D Award Winner Afterhouse is Revitalizing Detroit One Lot at a Time

ARCHITECT checks out Archolab’s initiative to convert unsalvageable homes into productive urban greenhouses. More

Perkins+Will Hired a Chemist. Should Your Firm?
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Perkins+Will Hired a Chemist. Should Your Firm?

Michael Dedeo, who holds a PhD in chemistry from the University of California,... More

Tex-Fab’s Four Finalists Have a New Vision for Plastic
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Tex-Fab’s Four Finalists Have a New Vision for Plastic

The jury for the organization’s fourth annual competition picked projects that... More

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