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Is the COP27 Focus on AEC Carbon Emissions Telling the Whole Story?

COP27 drew focused attention on the role of the built environment in global carbon emissions. Where does AEC need to start to make a change?

Construction sustainability continues to be an emphasis for international leaders. COP27, the UN’s gathering of more than 90 heads of state and 35,000 delegates from 190 countries, convened earlier in early November to discuss unified action against climate change and which industries need to take on a bulk of the responsibility to adjust operations and […]

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Is the COP27 Focus on AEC Carbon Emissions Telling the Whole Story?

Construction sustainability continues to be an emphasis for international leaders. COP27, the UN’s gathering of more than 90 heads of state and 35,000 delegates from 190 countries, convened earlier in early November to discuss unified action against climate change and which industries need to take on a bulk of the responsibility to adjust operations and […]

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Architecture & Design
A Look Into the Architectural Designs of the Lusail and 974 Stadium

The 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar has kicked off this year and to prepare for the event, Qatar has invested billions of dollars in building eco-friendly and architecturally advanced sports facilities, undertaking enormous economic and infrastructure developments. Lionel Scharly, Strategic Architectural Advisor, Real Estate Bees gives his perspective on Qatar World Cup buildings as well […]

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Architecture & Design
2022 American Architecture Awards Showcase “Urban Generosity”

The much awaited 2022 American Architecture Awards are finally live, recognizing more than 150 innovative and impactful buildings across a variety of architectural firms. The American Architecture Awards are the U.S.’ highest public award for new architecture, urban planning, and generally prestigious architectural design. Organized jointly by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design […]

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Sustainable Materials Shine at Dubai Design Week

Dubai Design Week returned for its eighth edition this month, gathering regional and international talent at the D3 Design District. Coinciding with the first week of COP27, the event fittingly showcased a range of innovative sustainable materials, such as sea bricks and even desert sand-based concrete! Here is what CEO of the digit group, […]

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Should Mortgage Lenders Be Laying Off Their Pros in This Housing Market?

The never-ending wave of rising interest rates, and therefore pricier debt and consumer demand destruction, is turning buyers away from new home sales. Mortgage lenders are now laying off their pros in droves, hoping to weather the quagmire of a weak market. Is this short-term hemorrhage the right move? Origin Bank Sr. Mortgage Loan […]

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Architecture & Design
Can Smart City Expo World Congress Get Human-Centric?

Barcelona is getting its digital ducks in a row to prepare for Smart City Expo World Congress, the leading international event on cities and smart urban solutions. Representatives from major global hubs like New York, Rio de Janeiro, Berlin, Sydney, Tokyo and Seoul are coming together to share knowledge, but also flex each country’s latest […]

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Data Privacy Lawsuits Sweeping the Healthcare and Tech Sectors and What They Mean for the Industry
December 7, 2022

Data privacy lawsuits have rapidly increased in the healthcare and technology sectors in recent years, in part due to the increasing demand for access to sensitive medical data as well as the emergence of innovative products and services that rely on personal information. Since these attacks have occurred, companies have been forced to rethink […]

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Legalized Sports Betting Could Benefit the US Economy
December 7, 2022

Sports betting has continued to explode in the U.S. despite the reticence of many states to legalize the practice. One of the benefits cited by proponents of legalized sports betting is the tax revenue that states are able to collect. A recent piece in D Magazine analyzed just how much a state like Texas […]

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Will the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Revenue Continue Through the Rest of the Holiday Season?
December 7, 2022

This year, retailers kicked off the holiday season early with deals beginning prior to Thanksgiving weekend. The encouragement from retailer sales to have consumers begin their holiday shopping early, has made some impact with this year breaking record revenue over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales prove positive in predicting […]

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Is the COP27 Focus on AEC Carbon Emissions Telling the Whole Story?
December 1, 2022

Construction sustainability continues to be an emphasis for international leaders. COP27, the UN’s gathering of more than 90 heads of state and 35,000 delegates from 190 countries, convened earlier in early November to discuss unified action against climate change and which industries need to take on a bulk of the responsibility to adjust operations and […]

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A Look Into the Architectural Designs of the Lusail and 974 Stadium
November 29, 2022

The 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar has kicked off this year and to prepare for the event, Qatar has invested billions of dollars in building eco-friendly and architecturally advanced sports facilities, undertaking enormous economic and infrastructure developments. Lionel Scharly, Strategic Architectural Advisor, Real Estate Bees gives his perspective on Qatar World Cup buildings as well […]

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2022 American Architecture Awards Showcase “Urban Generosity”
November 21, 2022

The much awaited 2022 American Architecture Awards are finally live, recognizing more than 150 innovative and impactful buildings across a variety of architectural firms. The American Architecture Awards are the U.S.’ highest public award for new architecture, urban planning, and generally prestigious architectural design. Organized jointly by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design […]

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Sustainable Materials Shine at Dubai Design Week
November 21, 2022

Dubai Design Week returned for its eighth edition this month, gathering regional and international talent at the D3 Design District. Coinciding with the first week of COP27, the event fittingly showcased a range of innovative sustainable materials, such as sea bricks and even desert sand-based concrete! Here is what CEO of the digit group, […]

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Should Mortgage Lenders Be Laying Off Their Pros in This Housing Market?
November 9, 2022

The never-ending wave of rising interest rates, and therefore pricier debt and consumer demand destruction, is turning buyers away from new home sales. Mortgage lenders are now laying off their pros in droves, hoping to weather the quagmire of a weak market. Is this short-term hemorrhage the right move? Origin Bank Sr. Mortgage Loan […]

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Can Smart City Expo World Congress Get Human-Centric?
November 8, 2022

Barcelona is getting its digital ducks in a row to prepare for Smart City Expo World Congress, the leading international event on cities and smart urban solutions. Representatives from major global hubs like New York, Rio de Janeiro, Berlin, Sydney, Tokyo and Seoul are coming together to share knowledge, but also flex each country’s latest […]

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Are Hotel-to-Apartment Adaptive Reuse Conversions Worth the Investment?
October 7, 2022

The need for affordable housing, especially in major cities, is a constant challenge for tenants, an often-nebulous investment for developers, and a point of contention for city officials. A recent trend meant to fill this void and buoy development costs is getting mixed results, and its being attempted by several metros: Converting unused and underused […]

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The Challenges of Working Capital for Small and Mid-Size Construction Businesses
September 23, 2022

Record inflation, rising interest rates, and myriad supply chain issues are an amalgamation of challenges for any business in today’s climate. For small and mid-size construction companies, any of these issues are difficult to manage, let alone face all three. Throw widespread labor shortages into the mix, and the situation doesn’t get any easier.   […]

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The Challenges Brought by a Cooling Housing Market
September 20, 2022

With the hot housing market that erupted during COVID-19, experts are starting to say we are “cooling off’ and trending toward a housing recession, reported Michael Bergin, Co-Founder, and VP of Platform at Higharc, a platform for home building design, construction, and sales. Housing market analyzer and owner of Zelman & Associates Ivy Zelman predicted […]

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