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Can Value and Cutting Cost Exist Together? Can Value and Cutting Cost Exist Together?

Saving on expense may be an upside of tech innovation and investment, but the real goal should be creating value, not merely increasing efficiency. More

How to Fit More People in an Urban Area? Build On an Asteroid Of Course.
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How to Fit More People in an Urban Area? Build On an Asteroid Of Course.

Cloud Architecture Office proposes a technique called Universal Orbital Support... More

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New Bungalow Solution for Urban Infill Economical Housing
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New Bungalow Solution for Urban Infill Economical Housing

The Urbaneer Bungalow flexes to meet today’s and tomorrow’s needs. More

Chicago Disrupts With Plans to Go 100% Renewable by 2025
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Chicago Disrupts With Plans to Go 100% Renewable by 2025

The city is working to ensure that its citizens are not among the almost 90% of... More

Online Game Promotes Consumer Education on Zoning
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Online Game Promotes Consumer Education on Zoning

"What is FAR?" challenges players to master the floor area ratio. More

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Innovation Can Come From Fixing What's Not Broken
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Innovation Can Come From Fixing What's Not Broken

Just because business is good doesn't mean it can't be better. More

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Designing with Augmented and Virtual Reality Designing with Augmented and Virtual Reality

While at the International Builder Show in Orlando, we spoke with three companies that are offering the latest in augmented and virtual reality and who also can speak to the benefits it offers. Watch this video to hear from Chantale Pitts, director at Cadsoft; Paul Cardis, CEO of Avid Ratings; and Scott Harris, vice president of sales and marketing at Chief Architect Software. More

Clean Energy From Canopies That Also Offer Shade
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Clean Energy From Canopies That Also Offer Shade

The Sun&Shade is a light-reflecting canopy made of mirrors that automatically... More

This Super Solution Makes the Most of Micro Space
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This Super Solution Makes the Most of Micro Space

Called Kammerspiel, the wooden unit is a "room-within-a-room" that incorporates... More

A Pure Light Bulb Moment: The Need for Revolution in Building for Sustainability
While You Monitor Your Home, Your Home Will Monitor You
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While You Monitor Your Home, Your Home Will Monitor You

When the internet of things begins to track electrical usage, houses could become... More

Suppliers Lead the Way in Creativity and Ingenuity
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Suppliers Lead the Way in Creativity and Ingenuity

What housing can learn from GSA's process More

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