Lang Architecture Builds Modern Holiday Homes in New York Countryside

American firm Lang Architecture has designed and developed a collection of light-filled vacation cabins in upstate New York, which take cues from Scandinavian and mid-century modern design. Called Hudson Woods, the residential development consists of plots for 26 family dwellings spread across 131 acres (53 hectares hectares) in the Hudson Valley. The scenic area – […]

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Free architecture, digital construction and engineering text books

Do you work in construction, architecture or engineering? Are you interested in getting free copies of all the latest: text books, training resources, computer software and educational materials in the construction industry? At the New York Build Expo is a Library Zone that provides all the latest books and training resources for FREE to all attendees. Come along […]

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City Seeks Developer to Build 200 Affordable Units on East New York Lot

The city announced it is seeking bids from developers to build up to 200 affordable apartments on a vacant East New York parcel. The site, bounded by Atlantic Avenue, Chestnut Street and Dinsmore Place, sits across the street from the public City Line Park and neighbors a soon-to-be-built school, according to Crain’s. It was excluded […]

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A Holistic View of On-site Construction Hazards and How to Prevent Them

Working on a construction site is not everybody’s dream job, but it is definitely a respectable profession. Unfortunately, it’s also one that comes with a lot of risks. It’s an employer’s job to safeguard their employee’s safety (see Keeping Workers Safe and Reducing Employer Liability to learn more about your legal responsibilities). There is, of […]

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13-Story, 157-Unit Affordable Residential Building Nears Topping Out At 530 Exterior Street, Mott Haven

Construction is now underway on the top floor of the 13-story, 157-unit residential building under development at 530 Exterior Street, in the South Bronx’s Mott Haven section. Progress can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate the building will encompass 151,107 square feet and rise 120 feet […]

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Build Your Own Subway System with this New Game

In New York City, as in many cities worldwide, residents rely on the subway system to get around. But despite its importance, there are still plenty of locations throughout the city so difficult to get to, it’ll leave you cursing, “Who designed this thing anyway!?” Now thanks to a new game from engineer Jason Wright, […]

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NYC’s Best New Architecture of 2016, from Governors Island to the Oculus

It’s time to make up a bunch of awards and hand them out to the most deserving people, places and things in the real estate, architecture and neighborhood universes of New York City! Yep, it’s time for the 13th Annual Curbed Awards! Up now: the year in architecture. As ever, there was plenty of activity […]

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Earth Day Initiative releases guide to LEED v4

The green building industry stands at a crossroads following the roll out of LEED v4 this past month.  This new version of LEED presents numerous questions for green building professionals and developers and there is interest amongst many to have those questions answered quickly and definitively so that we can make a smooth transition to the new ambitious […]

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Dattner Architects listed for the Design and Construction Excellence 2.0 Initiative

Lead Architects for renown projects such as Manhattan Districts 1, 2, 5 Garage and Salt Shed, the Number 7 Line Extension, 425 Grand Concourse – the on-going 24-story passive house development tin the Bronx, and the recently completed PS 186 Restoration, Dattner Architects is one of the three firms now pre-qualified for the New York […]

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Manhattan reigns supreme as top borough for new NYC construction projects

Manhattan accounts for 60 percent of the value of all started construction projects Manhattan remains New York City’s top borough for new building projects, as measured by the value of all construction starts, according to the New York Building Congress’s analysis of data from Dodge Data & Analytics. In the first nine months of 2016, […]

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Booming NYC hospital construction sector expected to reach $8.2B from 2016 to 2018

Dive Brief: Hospital construction spending hit more than $6 billion from 2013 through 2015 and is expected to reach $8.2 billion for the period 2016 through 2018, according to a New York Building Congress report. An additional 2 million square feet of medical space from 2016 through 2020 is expected to come from the upgrades […]

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