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Commercial and multifamily construction starts reflect nationwide recovery in 2021

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According to a new Dodge Construction Network report, the value of commercial and multifamily construction starts in the top 20 metropolitan areas of the United States has increased 18% from 2020 to 2021. Nationally, commercial and multifamily construction starts increased 16% in 2021.

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Commercial energy codes: Building envelope updates you need to know for 2020

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2019 saw significant movement throughout the commercial energy code landscape. In addition to a large number of states adopting newer code cycles, we saw more interest than ever in the building envelope code requirements affecting projects throughout the country.

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6 must reads for the AEC industry today: August 7, 2020

BD+C

Final report: BD+C's 2020 Color Trends Report (BD+C) . This special research report from the editors of BD+C explores the leading trends and drivers related to the use of color on commercial, institutional, and multifamily building projects.".

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Commercial Building in Kaunas // Architectural bureau G.Natkevicius and partners

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Year: 2020. The slope of the plot, also the fact that the location of the plot is half-forest, half-street, while the commercial space requires parking places did not allow to design a standard building. Commercial Building in Kaunas Gallery. Project Status: Built. Size: 5000 sqft – 10,000 sqft. © Lukas Mykolaitis.

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Marc Newson unveils the final Tokyo Toilet project design

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Located in the capital’s tourist-heavy Shibuya ward, the Urasando toilet completes the project’s offering of 17 facilities placed across the commercial district beginning in 2020.

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Construction to begin on 'energy-positive' brick tower by Mecanoo in Amsterdam

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The mixed-use residential and commercial tower, whose inception we covered in 2020 , has been formally approved by city officials and will now move forward to construction later this month. Mecanoo is moving ahead with a 28-story tower in north Amsterdam. Completion is expected in 2025.

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Meydan commercial & office building by Habibeh Madjdabadi

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Meydan (the equivalent of the square in Persian), is the name of a commercial building located on the northeast corner of a roundabout called Meydan Kakh (literally Palace Square). For several years, until the demolition of the house in 2020, It remained abandoned and in bad condition. Source by Kamran Afshar Naderi.