USGBC: Report Says Cities Can Save Billions With Sustainable Surfaces

Smart surface technologies would also cut greenhouse gasses while achieving transformative benefits like making cities cooler, more resilient, healthier and more equitable. A new report released Tuesday, Delivering Urban Resilience, authored by Capital-E, quantifies the range of...
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AIA: December Architecture Billings Round Out A Strong 2017

Billings were in positive territory for all but two months of 2017, and demand for design services was strongest in the fourth quarter. By Hanley Wood Data Studio The AIA’s monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI) came in at a score of 52.9 in December, indicating that...
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BLS: 148,000 Jobs Added in December

Job creation fell below economists’ expectations, but unemployment held at a 17-year low, indicating a tight labor market and economic strength overall. By Hanley Wood Data Studio The U.S. economy added 148,000 jobs in December, according to the monthly employment report...
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What defined urbanism in 2017 – Curbed

Cities took a stand on climate issues, and spurred change for transit, housing, and more By Patrick Sisson Thanks to a new occupant in the White House, cities are being asked to do more, be more, and help more people than they ever have before. Cities are now leading the nation...
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AIA: Architecture Billings Post Strong Growth in November

Demand for design services reached the highest level seen in 2017, and billings increased in each sector month-to-month. By Hanley Wood Data Studio The monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI) came in at a score of 55.0 in November, up 3.3 points from October’s score of...
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ADP: 135,000 Jobs Added in September | Architect Magazine

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hindered employment in September, but the market remains strong. By Hanley Wood Data Studio The U.S. economy added 135,000 private, non-farm jobs in September according to the monthly employment report released this morning by payroll-management firm...
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ADP: 237,000 Jobs Added in August despite economic impact of Hurricane Harvey | Architect Magazine

The economic impact of Hurricane Harvey isn’t anticipated to reach a national level, but rebuilding efforts necessitating growth in construction jobs could take longer due to labor shortages in the region. By Hanley Wood Data Studio The U.S. economy added 237,000 private,...
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BLS: 209,000 Jobs Added in July; architecture and engineering services up | Architect Magazine

Unemployment has remained largely unchanged, but architecture and engineering services marked a 15th consecutive month of growth. By Hanley Wood Data Studio The U.S. economy added 209,000 non-farm payroll positions in July, according to today’s monthly employment report...
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ADP: 253,000 Jobs Added in May | Architect Magazine

The current pace of job additions is nearly three times the rate that the labor market is growing, and professional and business services made the biggest monthly increase since 2014. By Hanley Wood Data Studio The U.S. economy added 253,000 private, non-farm jobs in May,...
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BLS: 211,000 Jobs Added in April, Unemployment Drops Further | Architect Magazine

In April, the unemployment rate dropped yet again and job growth rebounded by 167 percent. By Hanley Wood Data Studio The U.S. economy added 211,000 non-farm payroll positions in April, according to today’s monthly employment report released by the Bureau of Labor...
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